The Lopez Museum and Library Invites You To Two Incredible Summer Activities For Kiddies & Adults: Art Exploration (Kids Edition), Travel Writing & Photography Workshops!

The Lopez Museum and Library considered to be the oldest privately-owned museum in the country, has cooked up two delectable summer treats for kids and adults alike!

Aside from viewing the obra maestra of Juan Luna and Felix Resurreccion Hildalgo which usually tops the list of most visitors, you and your child can also take part in two uniquely conceptualized workshops to deepen your kid's love for the arts as well as further boost your wanderlust spirit.  

EXTERMINATE-ANNIHILATE! Art Exploration: The Lopez Museum and Library

1st Workshop: EXTERMINATE-ANNIHILATE! Art Exploration

According to the Museum's Official Facebook Page, the workshop is designed for kids ages four to six years old as a venue to help them understand basic art concepts with the museum's extensive art collection portrayed as examples. Sessions will include activities that will help the children explore and discover figure drawing, still-life, portraits, and landscapes.

The workshop will be held on April 11, 16, 18, 23 from 9:30 - 11:30 AM. Registration fee is Php 2,500.00 (exclusive of workshop materials).

For inquiries and registration, please call Fanny or Tina at 631-2417 or send an email to


Learn more about the art of Travel Writing and Photography from Kristine Fonacier on May 4, 11, 18, 25 and June 1, 2 - 4 PM. Workshop fee is Php 3,125.00.

For more details please call 6312417 and look for Ms. Ethel or Ms. Fanny.

The Lopez Museum & Library
Location: G/F Benpres Bldg. Exchange Road 
Corner Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, 1600 Pasig
Hours: Mon - Sat: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (02) 631 2417


Tokyo Cafe SM Mall of Asia Offers 50% Off On 3 Pizza Flavors Until April 7!

To celebrate the grand re-opening of Tokyo Cafe Mall of Asia, you have the chance to enjoy your favorite pizza at 50% off!

Here are the promo mechanics lifted from Tokyo Cafe Philippine's Official Facebook Fan Page:

1. Discount applies to Seafood, Margherita and Pepperoni pizzas only.
2. For dine-in only, maximum of 2 orders per table, per transaction.
3. Cannot be combined with IFC Card, other discounts & promotions.
4. Valid to the first 700 orders only between March 22 and April 7 (offer may be cut short once the 700 orders have been consumed).
5. This promotion is available at SM Mall of Asia branch ONLY.

Happy eating!

Tokyo Cafe SM Mall of Asia

Wanna try out Tokyo Cafe's other signature dishes? Simply click this.:-)

Tokyo Cafe
MOA Branch
G/F South Wing, Main Mall Bldg.

TOUS Les JOURS Korean Bakery Is Now Open At Sm City Fairview!

The wait is finally over.

 Tous Les Jours SM Fairview

 Tous Les Jours SM Fairview

Tous Les Jours SM Fairview

TOUS les JOURS SM Fairview is now officially open!

And to celebrate their opening week, Tous Les Jours is giving away a Free Apple Champagne to the first 50 customers who will purchase their bestselling artisan cakes.

Still confused on which cake to choose? 

Simply scroll down to help narrow down your choices: 

Top:         Tous Les Jours Blueberry Berry Light Cheesecake (Php 598)

Bottom:    Tous les Jours Strawberry Berry Light Cheesecake (Php 598)

Top:        Tous les Jours Kiss Strawberry (Php 648)

Bottom:   Tous les Jours Cookie Cream Cheese Cake (Php 798)

Top:        Tous les Jours Apple Inspiration (Php 548)

Bottom:   Tous les Jours Mocha Crunch Cake: Square (Php 748)

Top:         Tous les Jours Strawberry Tiramisu (Php 648)

Bottom:    Tous les Jours Chocolate Forest (Pp 798)

Top:        Tous les Jours Blueberry Yogurt Delight (Php 648)

Bottom:   Tous les Jours Light Cheesecake: Grande (Php 698)

Oh yes, here are some of the cakes that we've already tried:

Tous Les Jours Rose Inspiration Fresh Cream Cake (PHP 498). Up to six slices.

    Tous les Jours Mocha Crunch Cake (around PHP 600) Up to 8 slices.
Tous les Jours Rich Chocolat Junior Cake (Php 398)

Congratulations to Tous les Jours Philippines for the opening of their newest branch at SM Fairview!

Tous Les Jours SM Fairview

Tous Les Jours Philippines


Enjoy Your Free McMuffin At Any McDonald's Branch Tomorrow, From 5 - 9 AM!

Yes, my post title says it all!

In celebration of McDonald's National Breakfast Day, the first 1,000 customers per store, can enjoy a free McMuffin, tomorrow, March 18, from 5 to 9 AM at any McDonald's branch nationwide.

To make it extra special, take a photo of yourself while enjoying your free McBreakfast. Upload it to McDonald's Philippines' Facebook Fan Page or Official Twitter Account and share in all the fun!

Hooray for Tomorrow to All Dine-In and Drive-Thru Customers!

LSS: Hillsong's "I Will Run To You"

When confronted with a seemingly impossible problem, our first impulse is to solve it on our own accord. But most of the time, we still fail despite our best efforts and intentions. Whether we accept it or not, there are certain life challenges that can't be dealt with by simply applying human wisdom.

What you and I need, is God's intervention, to make everything right, at least, in the manner He sees fit. It may not be the solution you have in mind, but without a doubt, it's the best one in this particular season of your life.

In the depths of your life's wintertime, you may feel hopeless inside, or maybe, the wide-reaching drought of life's summer season has left you weary and exhausted inside, not to mention, spring's unpredictability as well as autumn's hopeless finality.

So, if you're at the end of your rope, and life's trying seasons are weighing you down, take heart! God doesn't want to harm you but "to give you a future and a hope." Yes, your bright future, your promised land, your Canaan, whatever you want to call it, is about to unfold right before your very eyes, that is, if you face your life season from the standpoint of faith.

Believe it, this is your defining moment! I know it's hard to believe, but there's a priceless treasure hidden in life's seemingly harsh seasons, when we choose to run to God and His Word of Truth.

Here's my favorite worship song "I Will Run To You" by Hillsong to help cheer you on!

Courtesy of pagka1 on You Tube

I Will Run To You
by Hillsong International

Your eye is on the sparrow
And Your hand, it comforts me
From the ends of the Earth to the depth of my heart
Let Your mercy and strength be seen

You call me to Your purpose
As angels understand
For Your glory, may You draw all men
As Your love and grace demand

And I will run to You
To Your words of truth
Not by might, not by power
But by the spirit of God
Yes I will run the race
'Till I see Your face
Oh let me live in the glory of Your grace


LSS: Hillsong's "All Of My Days"


A Meaningful Breakfast At Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia ♪♪♪

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 Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia

Like you, I'm also deeply fascinated whenever I see people passionate about their line of work. 

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia

At Ya Kun Kaya Mall of Asia, a kind staff showed just that by doing the classic pulling and pouring technique with much pizzazz, which according to him, "will bring out the tea's body to perfection." 

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia's 
Classic Pulled Tea or Teh Tarik served with condensed milk: Foamy and Frosty!

Unlike its Singaporean sibling, Ya Kun Kaya at 313@Somerset which prohibited photo-ops of any kind...

                                                                         Ya Kun Kaya Toast at 313@ Somerset Mall, Singapore

...the staff at Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia didn't implement similar stringent rules- much to my delight! :)

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Bala & Tutapel @ Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia

I was craving for a traditional Singaporean breakfast at that time which translated to some soft-boiled eggs, toasted bread with kaya and teh tarik. After perusing their menu, I figured that Value Set Meal G was the perfect fit for me. :)
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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia
Value Set Meal G: Cheezy French Toast with Kaya (Php 150)

Unlike Kopi Roti, another popular Singaporean Food Chain, wherein the eggs are seasoned for you, Ya Kun Kaya serves plain eggs sans any condiments, perhaps to allow you to control the pepper and sweet soy sauce. But as for me, I prefer seasoned eggs over unseasoned ones. After all, this seemingly trivial matter still requires a degree of expertise, right? :) Any which way, I still enjoyed how a simple pair of plain eggs were brought to life by the addition of some pepper and soy.

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia's Soft-Boiled Eggs

As expected, Ya Kun Kaya's Cheezy French Toast was tasty and filling, more so when I dipped it into the Ya Kun Kaya's bestselling Kaya spread.  Although my bread choice was flavorful and all, I still think though that the best partner for kaya is a simple toast with thick slabs of butter inside. :) 

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia's Cheezy French Toast with Kaya

Bala, on the other hand, wasn't really up for any Singaporean-style breakfast that was why he opted for Ya Kun Kaya's newest Claypot Rice Meal: Sa Po Fan! When I scooped a sample, it tasted like our very own adobo but filled with some very unique spices evident in each bite.

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia's Sa Po Fan Claypot Meal (Php 140)

Planning your own Ya Kun Kaya Feast? Do check out their menu, first.

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia Menu # 1

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia Menu # 2

And if you're raring to create your own Singaporean-style breakfast, you may even want to take home some Kaya Jars to make your brekkie a lot more authentic.

Authentic Ya Kun Kaya Jars 
Big Kaya Jar: Php 210
Kaya Jar Gift Pack: Php 250

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Ya Kun Kaya Toast Mall of Asia
♪♪♪ Good. It's definitely worth a try.

Ya Kun Kaya Toast Philippines
SM Mall of Asia
NAIA Terminal 2
Robinson's Place Manila
FERN Bldg., Escriva Drive, Ortigas