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Caronia Celebrates 50 Years of Wonderful Nails!

Did you know? It’s been 50 years since the local brand Caronia first released its wonderful assortment of vibrant nail polish! Yes, the brand that’s already a household name was first introduced to the Philippine market in 1968. In celebration of Caronia’s golden anniversary, the brand is introducing five curated sets of its bestsellers: Psychedelic

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Quick Mommy Makeover at Bangs Prime Salon by Tony & Jackey

Hats off to working moms. As I went back to the workforce last month, I quickly realized how important multitasking really is for mothers everywhere. While staying at home and taking care of the baby is easy, going through Metro Manila traffic to work in the office and later taking care of the baby is

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What’s Inside My September Box?

A few weeks ago, Happy Days Club sent me a package via Xend. The package was heavy–clearly filled with a lot of goodies–so I was thrilled to rip open the package and see what was in store for me. For those who haven’t tried the Happy Days Club subscription service, here’s something to look forward

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My Top 8 Nursing Must-Haves

A fed baby is a happy baby, and I’d rather have my nipples bleed than hear my little one cry. So within the past three months I quickly learned how important some clothes, tools and gadgets are for breastfeeding success. I believe every mother should have certain items –the bare basics– with her to make the most

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Q&A: The Woman Behind The Happy Days Club

Starting a business for women’s periods isn’t for everyone, much more a charitable one at that! But if you’re interested in perhaps doing something for a cause, take inspiration from Raisa, the young woman behind the Happy Days Club, a subscription service that aims to help Filipina women with their monthly Shark Weeks. Lifestyle Manila: If you

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What You Need To Know About the Distracted Driving Law in California

Using a cell phone while driving is a big public safety concern. Despite laws banning distracted driving, many people continue to talk on the phone or text while behind the wheel. It is vital to understand California’s laws on the issue so that you will not have to hire a traffic ticket attorney Los Angeles

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My Favorite Budget-Friendly Baby Essentials

Out of gratitude, I’m giving a shout out to all these baby care essentials I discovered mostly online (because I’m millennial like that). I’ve made lots of shopping mistakes over the past 9 months, but here are some of the goodies that I don’t regret having tried/purchased at all. And I don’t mind purchasing these

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COCOLINE Naturals Body Wash: Smells like my childhood

I grew up in a little corner in Quezon City, away from the beach where coconut trees tower over everything and sway to the breeze. But I remember the sweet smell of coconuts wafting in the air as my mother roasted grated coconuts and curdled coconut milk. I remember my dad getting hot coconut oil

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