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The Gift of Fragrance & Grooming From Rocky’s

4 days to go before Christmas!  Still don't know what to give to the special man in your life? How about the gift of scent and grooming from Rocky’s Barbershop? Rocky’s launched its new line of fragrances for men this year. As tribute to the year the first Rocky’s branch in Victoria Plaza Mall, it named its premier scent 1996.

“1996 comes in two variations—perfume and aftershave. The aftershave will be the in-house, after grooming splash of Rocky’s,” said Kay Gempesaw, Rocky’s Marketing Manager.
The signature scent bears the fragrance that best describes the Rocky’s man—classic and traditional. It is woody, aromatic and musky with lemon and lavender on the top notes, tarragon and thyme for the middle notes and patchouli and musk for the base notes.  
“This is the first Christmas for the 1996 fragrance and we are putting the perfume and after shave in one gift pack. This is an ideal gift for men. It ‘s available in all the five outlets of Rocky’s in the mall of Davao,” said Gempesaw.


Pastry Chef Booboo Maramba Shares Her Top 20 M&S Christmas Food Gift Ideas

Leave it to mom to have the Christmas list completed long before the Yuletide mood kicks 
in, get the gifts and delivered even before the recipients can set up the Christmas trees.
“Food is the wisest gift to give with desserts and chocolates the most popular. It can be enjoyed by many plus the sweet treats can double the happy feelings this season,” says Booboo Maramba, Davao’s pastry queen and the first Wilton Method Instructor of the Philippines.
Chef Booboo is renowned for her beautiful, classy and meticulously decorated cakes specifically for milestone celebrations. She may have set the spatula aside waiting for her successor, her daughter, to take over, but if she does pick it up, the client must really be close to her heart, or extremely lucky.
On special occasions like Christmas she would concoct something special for her closest friends and family. But as much as she wants to customize each gift, the long list will make it a very challenging task. For this reason, she goes to sh…


Good news Cebu and Davao residents, the country's first terrestrial television product, ABS CBN TVplus, is redefining every Filipinos' viewing experience by rolling out its internet-ready DTT boxes called ABS CBN TVplus internet In select Cebu and Davao.

ABS CBN TVplus' latest innovation will let you enjoy a wireless internet connectivity and free exclusive channels from only one gadget. Powered by the ABS CBN mobile prepaid srick, the new ABS CBN TVplus Internet box functions as a wifi hotspot, that would allow up to four devices to connect. It has 4 built in apps to enjoy, including the IWANT TV Express that can only be accessed using the ABS CBN mobile prepaid stick.  The internet ready DTT were launched outside Metro Manila to serve Filipinos who are in more need of of DTT experience. Apart from the Facebook app, Wikipedia is also accessible thru the mobile prepaid stick.

Powered by ABS CBN mobile, it also works s a WIFI Hotspot Up to 4 devices are allowedSold at Php …


Its the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is only a few days away and everyone is so busy wrapping up presents for friends and family.  I haven't even started wrapping up gifts yet but I'm excited as everyone else. Christmas is not about just gifts anyway! Its about spending the holidays with your family and love ones in each of your homes or some place special that's comfortable and stylish as Seda Abreeza. Davao's urban lifestyle hotel is ready to give its guests the best Holiday Christmas Celebration. Seda Abreeza' s holiday package is available with special compliments from the hotel. A Christmas Eve and New Years Eve Mass will be held in the hotel on the 24th and the 31st to remember the most special occasions of the year,

On December 24, Misto diners will enjoy a sumptuous food showcase prepared by Misto's culinary team. Guests will be serenated with live music all  night with surprise raffle prizes. Buffet will be available at Php 1680 nett for…

Jolly Recipe #3: Shiitake Pesto Jolly Pasta

I am on a rest day, no events which means im on a house arrest and do nothing else but mommy duties. So i decided to play around the kitchen and make use of the Jolly products Flyace Corporation sent me just recently. Recipe in mind is something I could  put on the table this Noche Buena. Im a pasta lover myself so I tried cooking Shiitake Pesto Pasta using most of the ingredients that can easily be bought from the supermarket.

Shiitake Pesto Jolly Pasta

2 cloves garlic minced
2-3 Tbsp Dona Elena Olive Oil
100 grams chicken breast
boiled and shredded
1 small can Jolly Shiitake Mushroom
2- 3 Tbsp Green Pesto Sauce
2 pcs tomatoes sliced
100 grams Dona Elena Artisan Pasta cooked
1/8 tsp salt and pepper to taste

To Cook:
Heat olive oil
saute garlic, add chicken
add shiitake mushroom
add pesto sauce
add tomato
mix well
add cooked pasta and toss until evenly coated with pesto
season with salt and pepper to taste
serve hot

serves 3-4
Here's a short video for a quick guide. …

Mcdonalds #SINGLEBELLSKERIBELS Video- Holiday Anthem For Singles

Malamig ang Pasko? Some people think it’s sad being single during the holidays. After all, who doesn’t want a special someone to share the yuletide moments with? In a season that tends to pressure most people to be in a relationship, McDonald’s newest holiday anthem is a breath of fresh, independent air! Welcome in the holidays with the fun and catchy tune of McDonald’s latest online video, Single Bells, Keribels. Watch it HERE.

Featuring snippets of single people having the time of their lives in various ways, this fun and lighthearted video stays true to McDonald’s Love Ko ‘To catchphrase while also celebrating non-romantic relationships. After all, who needs bae when you can fill your holidays with countless adventures, try out new hobbies, enjoy your favorite desserts and drinks, and spend time with the people who truly matter?
Here’s to a season filled with good cheer! Make your days merry and bright with McDonald’s Holiday Desserts—no significant other needed.
Indulge and get into …


Goldilocks along the years continues to give meaning to memorable events and occasions we Filipinos celebrate each year. This year, Goldilocks joins the National Cake day in celebration of thanksgiving. Being the country's number 1 bakeshop in the Philippines, Goldilocks gives back and gave their loyal goldilovers a treat. Cakes were sent to various orphanages in key cities around the country for free including the kids in Baseco Compound in Tondo Manila and Bahay Pinangga, a center for abused children in Cebu.

Last Sunday, Nov 26, as the National Cake Day kicked off, A CAKE ALL YOU CAN  buffet were offered to goldilovers all over selected Goldilocks branches in the country. Bringing joy to every cake lover among the Filipinos, a cake buffet was held in malls for only P169 pesos. As a cake lover myself, I was so happy to be one of the chosen goldilovers to celebrate National Cake Day.

Here are the highlights of the National Cake Day held in Sm Lanang Premier Davao

For only P169…


Seda Abreeza, Davao's Urban Lifestyle Hotel recently lit up their green, white and silver themed christmas tree in the hotel lobby welcoming  this year's yuletide season. Seda Abreeza gives back as it partners with not just one, but two foundations, the HERO Foundation and Smile Train. Attended by the highly respected executives of the ANFLO Group, the Consul Generals based in Davao City, Department of Tourism, City Tourism Office, City Council, Davao Chamber of Commerce, friends from the press, and top business partners in the industry, the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony endeavors to share the bright and prosperous season through the hotel’s chosen symbol: lights. 

Seda Abreeza GM Khen Kapulong said; "The hotel’s decorations and accents are highlighted by symbols of light – candles, lamps, Christmas lights –  to signify hope, faith, and peace. A simple message to everyone that if we ought to unite and share all good things, we will be each other’s light and get through …