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Simplay3 Trike Giveaway

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Hosted by: MamatheFox.com Co-Hosted by: Easter Babe's Theory , Mommy and Love , Love, Mrs. Mommy , Michigan Saving and More Sponsored by: Simplay3 Enter for your chance to win: (1) Simplay3 Super Coupe Pedal Trike Open to US only Simplay3 is a newer company in the toy and home plastic industry. However, the brains behind this company are far from newbies. Tom Murdough, the founder of Little Tikes and Step2, created Simplay3 after deciding to come out of retirement. He assembled a leadership and design team of experienced and talented employees that continue to stretch and redesign innovative and high quality products. Simplay3 is excited to meet the needs and wants of consumers and offer products directly from the manufacturer. They are certainly a company to keep an eye on, as they are continuing to design and sell new and iconic products. Read more about this trike here Find the Simplay3 Super Coupe Pedal Trike on Amazon for only $95! Entry -Form . .

What is the Best Pasalubong from Bacolod? No, It's not Piaya.

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Bacolod has always been my favorite summer destination. We loved the city so much that we decided to move here for good.  The first time I was able to visit this beautiful city was around 20 years ago and I have very significant memories that made me come back here often. One is the old "pala-pala" or market along San Juan St. corner North Capitol Road. It is like "Dampa" in Metro Manila and they serve the best garlic and butter shrimps I have ever tasted. Second is the flat piaya that has been a popular sweet treat from the city of smiles.  For years, I have always thought that Piaya which was either in original flavor or ube is the "best" pasalubong that you can bring from Bacolod.  However, after moving here in 2015, I was  surprised to discover that there is another delicacy which is really good and is actually the BEST PASALUBONG THAT YOU SHOULD BRING FROM BACOLOD CITY.   It is called NAPOLEONES .  It is  a layered puff pastry fill

Simple and Reliable US Online Shopping Service Now Available in the Philippines

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With Christmas lurking around the corner, it is never too early to start shopping or looking for Christmas presents. I started window shopping early this month and as usual finding a perfect Christmas gift for Val is the hardest that I have turned to the internet for help.  Indeed, looking for ideas and finding the perfect gift online is the fast and easy. However, buying online much more placing an international order is another story. Well, this time I found really good deals on Amazon but I am not sure how to order it and have it shipped here in the Philippines. As I was checking for options on how to go about my Amazon order, I found a personal shopping service named GMET Trading , a team of personal shoppers based in the Philippines dedicated to giving personalized service where they can order on your behalf any item from any US shopping website. This includes Amazon, eBay, BestBuy, Macy's. Walmart, Target and a whole lot more.  How does this work? The pro

Sports Barbers SM Mall of Asia: A Stylish Destination for the Male Grooming Generation

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Men and women greatly differ in their choice of pampering sessions. Val was contented with his favorite barber inside our village while I would go out of my way to visit my favorite salon and spa even if it's 30 kilometers away. Val believes that a haircut is just a haircut and there is really no big difference not until he was able to try Sports Barbers Barbershop.  With pompadours on the rise, man-buns making its way on the street, perfectly trimmed beards and facial hair making an appearance, it’s safe to say that male grooming is finally getting the attention it deserves.  Val has always been specific on how he wants his haircut is done which prompts him  to demand the simplicity and straightforwardness of his traditional barbershop. However, do you think it would be ideal to get this simplicity and straightforwardness of the usual barbershops but not at the expense of style? This is what Sports Barbers Barbershop is all about. It delivers the kin

All about Love, Sugar and Waxing

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If you have been following me, you might have read about my newest love. When I say love, I refer to something painful but worth it. Well, it's not about relationships but rather I am talking about my waxing sessions. It is painful but worth it. No matter how much I get hurt, I still keep on coming back.  I usually wear a dress when I go out or when I have speaking engagements thus, the need to maintain skin that’s smooth no matter what season. This can certainly be sorted out by an appointment to my reliable waxing salon. Hey Sugar Waxing Salon makes all-natural and 100% Sugar grooming options accessible to clients of all shapes and sizes. They use 100% naturally hypoallergenic sugar wax that minimizes side effects such as allergic reactions and chemical irritations caused by traditional wax—a gentler but no less effective way to keep your skin smooth and hair-free.  Here are 3 things I love about Hey Sugar: 1. Great Ambiance and Interiors - Hey Sugar's i

October 17, 2017 is #NationalPamperingDay

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Last October 17, 2016, Nailaholics Nail Salon and Spa started the celebration of the National Pampering Day where customers were treated to a  Free Manicure with Stress Relieving Hand Massage. It was a definite way to destress and feel loved.  This year, Nailaholics is doing it again  with an amplified nationwide celebration of relaxation that everyone should look forward to this October 17, 2017. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should not miss the #NationalPamperingDay! 1. Choices of Services You can now choose your preferred pampering treatment. Enjoy a free r elaxing manicure, calming foot spa or a relaxing foot massage. (Personally, I am looking forward to getting myself a foot massage.) 2. Longer Hours  In partnership with the number one salon brand and most beloved nail lacquer brand in the world, O.P.I., National Pampering Day 2017 will accommodate more guests with the extension of pampering time until 1PM. This means more people can join. 3. S

French Tips Eco-chic Nail Salon opens at Estancia

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Are you having a stressful week? Between work, traffic, and everyday grind, most of us are eagerly looking forward to getting a break this weekend. Though an international trip to Paris may be great, unfortunately, it may not be possible for most of us. Thus, French Tips Nail Parlour is the next best thing. It’s a nail salon unlike any other, mostly because of the way it combines eco-chic pampering experience with a one-of-a-kind French themed ideal. And from the moment you step in, you’ll be ushered into a luxe escape from the daily grind. To sneak in a luxurious and eco-friendly treat at French Tips is to be catered to for a few hours. Here, you become a woman of leisure and nature that is doted on and attended to, where you can choose to zone out or chatter idly, depending on your mood and pamper without putting your health at risk. If you are like me who loves the scent lavender, then this will make you fall in love with French Tips. Start your luxurious, ec

Why is Online Marketing Important?

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Online Marketing is defined as advertising or marketing efforts that use the web, social media platforms, and emails to drive sales or leads via electronic commerce. In today's market, online marketing is considered to be a must for businesses no matter how big or small. It has proven to be crucial to the success and survival of one's company or brand.  Here are some reasons why online marketing should be a key priority for businesses:  1. Customers prefer to research or search online for products and services before making a decision. The internet is now the primary source for individuals to discover what to do, where to go and buy.  2. Having an online identity adds credibility to the brand and company. Whether you create a website or a Facebook account, being visible online provides the customer with the confidence that one is real and current.  3. Online channels help provide a better customer experience. It provides faster and more convenient tra

What is your Love Language?

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Love is something that is so broad that it's subject to multiple interpretation, definition, and manifestation. According to Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The Five Love Languages, people speak and understand emotional love in different ways.  One is the through verbal compliments, appreciation, and affirmation such as saying "I love you" or "You are beautiful."  Others express their love through visible symbols of love such as gift giving where people manifest thoughtfulness through material things.   Some express their love through acts of service like cooking a meal or preparing their loved one's needs. This may be considered a role or a chore but if done wholeheartedly and in a positive mindset, these are indeed expressions of love. Physical intimacy or touch is also a way communicating affection. For married couples, holding hands, kissing and embracing are very common love languages.  Lastly, spending quality time is another great wa

Last Chance to Raise the Bar of Home Entertainment with Soundbar Festival Nationwide Promo

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Imagine going home where your family is all set for another binge-watching night. You have agreed on what food to order. The playlist is ready. Your pillows are waiting to be cuddled during those heart-stopping scenes. While this seems exciting, you should know by now that a sub-standard entertainment system simply will not do. Get the ultimate home entertainment package by taking home your very own Samsung Soundbar through their Nationwide Promo until September 17. You have a few days left to complement what you see on screen with outstanding audio quality while saving big time.  Samsung is offering discounts of as much as 40% on its premium-grade soundbars to bring cinema perfection closer to your home. On top of the huge markdowns, Samsung's Soundbar with Dolby ATMOS (HW-K950) comes with free items such as the Wireless Audio 360 speaker and a Blu-Ray player. Meanwhile, get free wireless rear speakers when you purchase select soundbar models HW-MS751, HW-MS650, HW-

My Job Kept Me From Visiting Coffee Shops

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Freelancing or working at home has a lot of perks and advantages. These include more time to spend with the family, no more daily commute, and traffic as well as more flexibility on what to wear, schedule and tasks.  As perfect as it may sound, working at home also has its disadvantages. This includes instability of work, lesser employee benefits, and perks (most of the time you have to shoulder it personally) and less social interaction.  For me, working at home meant limited time to go out and do errands. Since I am not "out of the house" most of the time just like office-based workers. I could not do errands or drop by my favorite shop or restaurant on my way home. I would have to plan it out and do everything in one go. I remember when I was still working in Makati, my friends and I would drop by our favorite coffee shop after work to chill out and enjoy my favorite iced coffee.  This is actually one of the many things I miss from corporate work.

The Dangers of Side Effects Presented as Main Effects

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In the medical world, proper use of words is highly called for because a simple mistake could complicate things usually unwanted for the patients. Because this field has full of jargons that are mostly too technical to not easily be sifted and digested by the general public, putting them in a layman’s term is indeed helpful. A good example of which are the words “side effect” and “main effect”. These, are more often than not, interchanged or used instead of the other. Doing so is not just wrong but also dangerous to the people’s health. A side effect of any substance pertains to the result beyond the main or primary action that is intended by the physician giving drug prescription. The doctor, likewise, foresees this extra consequence. For instance, the patient might not be conscious of the side effect of unwanted hair growth elsewhere on the body while using vasodilator drug called Minoxidil to treat hypertension. The physician, nevertheless, is very well aware of i