manila shopping

F&C Muscovado Sugar

F&C muscovado sugar-003

My husband received  a neat gift from a pinoy in Jakarta lately. Thanks Jeff ! I love muscovado sugar with my coffee! And also loving how this resurgence in interest in healthy natural living in making Muscovado more popular!

Serving Spoon Rest + Ladle Stand

Muji porcelain ladle stand

One of the things I noticed in the recent dinner party we hosted was that I didn’t know where to place the serving spoons while the lids on the different dishes were on (to keep them warm). I remembered the super cute serving spoon rest that my best friend had for her rice paddle or rice [read more]

ECHOstore Manila Brass Bangles

Brass bangles Talaandig Tribe Bukidnon1

After having lunch with OC Mom in Manila and (eye)candy at Chelsea in Serendra, I went with OC Mom to EchoStore where she was hoping to get refills for her Messy Bessy cleaners. I love that we have stores like this in Manila now!


Bath and Body Works Pocket Ba

I first heard of the PocketBac hand sanitizer from Bath and Body Works when some girlfriends from Manila came over to Jakarta and Bali for a vacay. Each of them had one in different scents and colors hanging from their bags. They told me it’s so common know in Manila “everyone has it!” So on [read more]

Fabulous Fino Bags

PROUDLY FILIPINO ❂ Fino Leatherware

Another shop I must visit when I am in the Philippines is FINO. I love their gorgeous leather and the amazing quality of their products! They provide a lifetime warranty for their leather, which tells you that is how sturdy their leather and workmanship is! Recently went there and bought a few amazing items. Read [read more]

Tanduay Ice

Tanduay Ice

Doesn’t the Tanduay Ice bottle remind you of something?!?  ….Yup you got it! It totally reminded me of Smirnoff Ice or one of those alcopops! It tastes just like it too! Not bad at all Tanduay! It’s something you might wanna try if you are in the Philippines.