Product Review: Sit Smart with BackJoy


One of my resolutions this year is to find a long-term 'fix' to my back pain, which I get from sitting for prolonged periods of time - at home. Surprised at the mention of 'home'?  Yes, it's true.  At work, I have no problem because I move around a lot: I interact with my colleagues (so I don't just sit at my chair all day), I go to meetings located in other floors, and I ... READ MORE

Food Post: CYMA Greek Taverna


We celebrated my dad's 6_th birthay last month at CYMA in Robinson's Manila, one of the few restaurants in the Metro that serves really good Mediterranean food. We haven't been back here for a long time so to celebrate the event (and our homecoming of sort), we ordered these palate tested dishes: Flaming Cheese (Saganaki).  That's Mozarella, Parmesan and EVOO served ... READ MORE

A Sumptuous Birthday!


I celebrated my _ _th birthday last week in a very quiet but food-filled way.    It fell on a weekday and I took the day off from work so I can relax, hear mass and spend a quiet dinner with my family (which turned out to be not-so-quiet!).    I chose the newly-opened Watami at Glorietta 5 for my birthday dinner because it's new and  for a fully serviced Japanese restaurant, ... READ MORE

Bargain Finds at the Robinson’s Warehouse Sale

I can't believe how far my P1,000.00 (about $24.00 at current exchange rate) went when I looked at the items I bought from last weekend's warehouse sale at World Trade Center, sponsored by Robinson's Mall and Metrobank Credit Card. Side story:  I went with AJ and my cousin, Mae Anne, and almost backed out when we were told that the sale is exclusive to Metrobank ... READ MORE

Robinson’s Warehouse Sale at World Trade Center

I hope it's not too late to shout this out but if you have time do drop by at the Robinson's Warehouse Sale at World Trade Center today.   Last day of the sale is today! We were there yesterday and there were lots of bargain items worth checking out especially toys!   Lots of buy 1, take 1 items too! The warehouse sale is exclusive for Metrobank cardholders but ... READ MORE

Weekend Loots: Books and Saizen Items


Look what we've brought home from the weekend sale at Robinson's Place in Manila: Hardbound books from Booksale! Only P60 each (around $1.40 each)! Nikolai Grozni's Turtle Feet has long been in my book list and it was a pleasant surprise to find it among the many hardbound books on sale at Booksale.    And as I have been a big fan of Anita Diamant since I read The Red ... READ MORE

Cara Mia’s Spumoni Surprise

It's been ages since we've been to CaraMia Gelateria.   We almost always order for one thing every time we're there:  the Spumoni Suprise. Last Sunday we were at Robinson's Place in Ermita and saw a CaraMia Gelateria.    I was reunited with my favorite gelato cake yehey! Spumoni Surprise is a 3-layer gelato cake with a fusion of strawberry, pistachio and chocolate ... READ MORE

Dining at Mr. Choi

We had a family dinner at Mr. Choi (Robinson's Place, Manila branch) last night and it was a blast!    Everything we ordered were good! Soft tofu and multiple mushroom soup.   Yummy! Radish cake for me and my brother. It's the best I've tasted. Roast Pork Asado is my dad's favorite. We love this steamed fish with garlic - very delicious and ... READ MORE