Introducing ‘The Kismet Shop’

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My sister-in-law Juvvy and I share the love and interest for crystal bracelets.  It was something that we discovered about each other when I noticed her wearing one and then I showed her mine. Since then we been talking about crystal bracelets, and as luck would have it, we have a common friend who shares our love for crystals (and makes them herself too).  Juvvy lamented ... READ MORE

A ‘Haunted House’ for Trick or Treat 2016

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It's Trick or Treat time again(!) and those who have been following my blog already emailed me asking when will I feature our office's trick or treat activity hehe! You see, I've been documenting this yearly anticipated activity in our office since 2013 (read my post HERE), and over the years, it has become a highly-anticipated event by the kids because aside from getting ... READ MORE

AJ’s Cooking

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Text and pictures by my Guest Writer: AJ the Hubby, the Baker (and now aspiring Chef too!) and the Gamer. ******************************************************** Over the past couple weeks I've taken a liking to cooking dinner. I once made a Creamy Lemon Garlic Chicken, which I initially paired with rice. I had a lot left over from that, so the next night I cooked a ... READ MORE

The Foreveryday Ring (U-Prong Version)

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Exactly two (2) years ago today, I introduced The Bright Spot's Foreveryday Ring.   This is the perfect name for an eternity or forever ring designed with extremely high quality CZs (that look closest to a diamond) and made specifically for everyday wear! Read more about the Foreveryday Ring HERE. The original ring has an angular prong setting, which is the most ... READ MORE

Enjoy the good ol’ times with McDonald’s new limited-time offer desserts

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(Press Release from McDonald's Philippines) Care for a throwback moment? Starting August 19, customers can feel nostalgia as McDonald’s introduces two good old-fashioned desserts. These great-tasting and affordable treats will make customers reminisce happy memories and keep them craving for more. Remember the sweet pies and other baked goods that mom or grandma used to ... READ MORE

Fussili with Bacon, Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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You all know that I love the the combination of pesto + bacon in a pasta dish.  You can back read on the pasta recipes I've featured in the blog and you will find that these ingredients have been reused so often, hehe! That's because everyone who have tried my pesto bacon pasta think that it is a great meal.  There's a lot of flavors going on in this dish and of course, who ... READ MORE

Roots Satchel Tribe Bag

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Remember the Roots Tri-Fold Clutch Wallet in Tribe Leather that AJ bought for me as pasalubong from his trip in Canada 2 years ago? It has gotten better with age!  After 2 years, it's now sporting a weathered look and a naturally developed patina that is truly beautiful to look at. Just like the wrinkles in the face of a weathered explorer tell a thousand tales, ... READ MORE

Stackable Ring Series: Garnet and Peridot

Peridot in white gold.  Peridot is one of the few gemtstones that occur in only one color: olive green.

The interest in our Stackable Perky Rings v.2 is slowly building up, and I'm glad to be interacting with those who love ring jewelry as much as I do! I'm sharing with you some of the ring orders we've taken in the past months, which also marked the addition of  Garnet and Peridot among the most requested gemstones: I'm looking forward to receiving ... READ MORE