25 December 2012

Merry Christmas!

   From Me and Mickey, we wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!


23 December 2012

Beautiful Christmas Flowers from King Louis

Two weeks ago, I was telling Mickey about how I'd like to place Christmas flowers (or poinsettias) starting November (next year) in our veranda.  I would love to see them when I open our curtains in the morning and perhaps provide some Christmas cheer to our neighbors too.  

Yesterday, I got a very special delivery from Nikki & Efren Chato of  King Louis Flowers & Plants.  They sent me pots of beautiful Christmas flowersI immediately took them out of the big box they came in, unwrapped the plastic that was protecting their fragile leaves and lined them in our veranda.  It's just a pretty site to see.  How special are these flowers that turn red only at Christmas time? 


22 December 2012

The weekend that was at Resorts World Manila

I'm pretty sure some of you were caught in that horrific traffic last Saturday.  Well, we were also caught in one of those on our way to Resorts World Manila.  Though we were a bit lucky catching a good parking slot when we arrived.


17 December 2012

Thank you Paul Smith Manila!

I've always been a fan of the man and of the brand.  So, you can just imagine how happy I am to receive a gift from Paul Smith Manila!   

I am so elated that they sent me Paul Smith's book, "You can find inspiration in everything".  I am currently reading it and I'm  browsing a bit faster than I should so I can write about it and say my proper thank you's.


14 December 2012

Gifts any girl would love: Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura

Time flies so fast, It's just 11 days 'til Christmas!  and If you haven't got a clue what to give the beauty-conscious women in your life.  Here's something I recommend - the special edition Shu Uemura eye lash curler with the adorable mon shu charm and trademark red pad.  It also comes with an extra red pad in the box! 


12 December 2012

Celebrating Design: Wilmer Lopez

Most recently, Wilmer Lopez celebrated his 20th year of living the dream as an Interior Designer and the 15th year anniversary of his design firm, W. Lopez Designs.

His mid-century modern furniture store, Space Encounters was filled with friends who celebrated his design journey.  Truly, Wilmer is one of the country's greatest design minds.

Here is a timeline of Wilmer's design journey:


05 December 2012

Wonderful desserts from Kuppa Roastery & Cafe

My good friend, coffee buddy and sometimes (when time permits) lunch partner, Eve was telling me about the Chocolate Peanut Butter Bombe at Kuppa Roastery & Cafe a few weeks ago.  When she told me how good it was, I wanted to run to Kuppa and enjoy it with a good cup of coffee.  

Eve, being the good friend that she has always been to me, told me she will bring me one so I could taste it.  The other week she called me and said that she's dropping off the cake from Kuppa.  I was excited that finally I'll be able to try the Peanut Butter Bombe, but she sent me 6 different mini cakes to try!  Thanks Eve!


04 December 2012

The weekend that was: A Merry Mall of Asia Christmas

Every year Mickey goes to the Manila Auto Salon Show (It's a car show).  This year, the venue was at the SMX Convention Center.  Since it's just beside Mall of Asia, I am tagging along, not to the show (it's a guy thing) but to go to Uniqlo to get 2 pairs of jeans which I badly need at the moment (A few weeks ago, Mickey gave me Sodexho GCs which I can use at Uniqlo, so this shopping trip is on him).  Nice! 

As I entered Mall of Asia's Main Atrium, it has transformed into a child's fantasy dream come true.  The Atrium is filled with giant robots, ballerinas, toys and presents!  Not to miss is the huge 50-foot Christmas tree with multi-tiered gears that spin simultaneously.  

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