My Archives: February 2007

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Do you live in a condominium where space is limited? You may wish to consider using a wall-mounted drop-leaf table which can be attached to your wall and folded (against the wall) when not in use. [more]
03:05 PM GMT+8

Are you looking for someone to help you with your insurance needs? Most of the time, it can be more convenient if you can just deal with one person for all your insurance concerns. [more]
02:37 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Summer is fast approaching here in the Philippines. You want to take your pet dog out for a walk or for a run but what if your dog gets thirsty? [more]
02:44 PM GMT+8

Are you an individual or parent planning your next family vacation? Are you a human resource manager planning your company's incentive travel or next team-building trip? [more]
02:29 PM GMT+8

Monday, February 26, 2007

Most of the time, when kids are sick, parents have a difficult time making kids drink or take the required medication. Most medicines taste yucky and that, might as well be, the understatement of the year. [more]
01:46 PM GMT+8

Friday, February 23, 2007

Insurance is usually one of the regular, significant expenses of a family. Someone once asked me: "How much insurance does a person need?" [more]
03:42 PM GMT+8

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Filipino children (aged 2-11, I think) are entitled to reduced travel tax when they travel. The regular travel tax is P1,620 but if you get a certification from the Department of Tourism (DOT), each child will just pay P810 which is a 50% discount. [more]
02:17 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

When I went to the last Travel Fair, I passed by the American Airlines booth. The people who were manning the booth were pushing their Manila-Los Angeles (via Tokyo) roundtrip promo fare which was only at USD 650 for a flight in April 2007. [more]
02:45 PM GMT+8

Friday, February 16, 2007

Hap-pig New Year! It's goodbye to the Year of the Dog this coming February 18, 2007 and hello to the Year of the Pig or the Year of the Fire Boar. [more]
01:53 PM GMT+8

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Are you running in the coming May 2007 Philippine elections? Or are you involved in someone's campaign team? [more]
04:38 PM GMT+8

Summer is fast approaching and it is the time for outings with family and friends. You may also be planning weekend trips soon and are looking for vehicles or vans to rent. [more]
04:30 PM GMT+8

We got hold of the latest CD of Lea Salonga called Inspired and boy, do we feel old. Happy but old. [more]
02:21 PM GMT+8

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

I received an e-mail from my UP MBA batchmate, Anna Rojas. She was calling on us to donate books to the Sta. Teresa National High School in Guimaras. [more]
03:57 PM GMT+8

It is Valentine's Day today. Happy Valentine's Day! Since it is the day of hearts, it is but fitting that we talk about family as it is with our families that we initially learn about loving and being loved. [more]
03:21 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Happy Valentine's Day in advance everybody! On this occasion, I would like to share a reflection on marriage shared by Mr. Onofre Pangsanghan of the Ateneo. [more]
03:47 PM GMT+8

Monday, February 12, 2007

Here's something that all ladies can use while they are traveling or at any other place that they might find themselves in: a compact magnifying mirror with lights. A lightweight compact mirror is always useful and handy for freshening up, putting on or checking your make-up, etc. [more]
02:47 PM GMT+8

An aunt of mine passed away and was laid to rest last week. Her cremated remains were placed at the Ossuary of Santuario del Amor Divino at the Santa Clara de Montefalco Parish. [more]
02:12 PM GMT+8

Friday, February 9, 2007

I just came back from the 14th Travel Tour Expo at the Megatrade Hall 1, 2, and 3 at the 5th Floor of Building B at SM Megamall, Philippines. This runs from February 9 till February 11, 2007, from 10am to 9pm. [more]
02:19 PM GMT+8

Thursday, February 8, 2007

People say that you should never ask a woman her age. I say: "You should never ask a woman her age if you feel that she looks older than she really is." [more]
07:30 PM GMT+8

When I used to work in an office, I used to bring fruits and a salad for my snacks and for lunch. I'd put them in regular lunch packs and then store them in our office refrigerator. [more]
06:25 PM GMT+8

"Western Union Money Transfer -- the fastest way to send and receive money worldwide." That's what it said on the sign outside a PBCom Bank branch. I was at this branch of PBCom in our area as I needed to transact using Western Union. [more]
02:24 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Singelringen is a Swedish term for "single ring." If there are engagement rings and wedding rings, then singelringen is the ring for single people. [more]
02:56 PM GMT+8

A reader wrote to say that she was choosing between Plantation Bay and Maribago in Cebu and was asking which resort I would recommend. I told her that Plantation Bay, as I remember, was more expensive but I enjoyed the facilities, service and view more. [more]
02:18 PM GMT+8

Monday, February 5, 2007

Dengue cases are on the rise again here in the Philippines. Do dengue mosquitoes breed better in cold weather? [more]
07:13 PM GMT+8

As the summer months approach, you may want to get hold of your own ice cream maker. Of course, it is much simpler to just go to the supermarket and pick up a ready-made half gallon of ice cream or two but you may want to have fun with your kids by coming up with your own fresh ice cream concoctions. [more]
06:49 PM GMT+8

Weather in the Philippines has been kind of freaky lately -- temperatures have been at about 19 degrees Celsius in Metro Manila and at about 9 degrees, or even lower in Baguio or Benguet. Still, this kind of cool weather is more the exception rather than the rule. [more]
06:19 PM GMT+8

A reader of wrote us to request for the contact information of Panglao Island Nature Resort as she was planning to vacation there this March 2007. For other readers looking for similar information, here it is again: [more]
05:46 PM GMT+8

Friday, February 2, 2007

It is February and the month of Valentine's. Are you happy with your partner? [more]
02:53 PM GMT+8

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