Pasta, Different Ways

For my mom’s birthday during the first week of March, we took her out to dinner. Her request was to eat her favorite squid ink pasta at The Old Spaghetti House. We used to go to their branch over at Sumulong Hi-way but since another one opened up in Robinson’s Place and it was nearer, we chose not to go to the more scenic branch. It was a quiet dinner, just us five – me and my boyfriend (now my fiance), my sister and her boyfriend and of course the birthday celebrant herself, my mom.
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How to Use Canva to Create Blog Graphics

One of the best ways to create eye-catching posts on your blog is to use interesting and visually-appealing graphics. It’s really easy and you don’t even have to use Photoshop for it. I recently discovered Canva’s Online Graphic Tool and I’m grateful that I did. It takes away the complicated steps that you need to do just to produce one blog banner or header for a post and sometimes, one wouldn’t have the time to do it. The best about this service is that it’s FREE, yep I said the magic word right there didn’t I?

Ghost in the Shell Movie Banners

Just last night, my fiancé was playing the movie trailer for Ghost in the Shell, telling me that he wants to watch the movie. It’s only a few days away with the opening date for the movie slated at March 29th. I love that the protagonist is played by Scarlett Johansson. She’s being a little bit stereotyped into this badass woman, who can kick major butt and still look pretty sexy doing it but hey, it works and she’s so good at it. So hooray for Scarlett!
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Life Posters Warn us of Alien Threat

I’m sure you’ve heard of the latest endeavors to send a space mission to Mars. We’ve always been fascinated of the possibility of some alien life form lurking beneath the barren deserts of our neighboring planet. Well, what if there was indeed life there, do you think you would consider sharing a habitat with them? More importantly, will they want to share their planet with us? In the movie, Life, the six-member crew of the International Space Station found life on the planet.

Happy Skin Releases Limited Beauty & the Beast Collection

With the opening of the live-action film, Beauty and the Beast in cinemas  yesterday, I’m sure most of you are seeing a lot of related posts in your social media feeds. Well, here’s one more to add to the Beauty and the Beast craze. Happy Skin once again teamed up with the wonderful folks of Disney to come up with a limited collection in honor of the well-loved children’s fairy tale.

Women Can. Women Will. The 2nd BDJ Women’s Summit

I’m very proud to be part of this loving and empowered community of wonderful women and we would all like to invite you to take part in the second run of the BDJ Women’s Summit which will be held at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier on March 25, 2017 from 8am to 9pm. The women behind the Belle de Jour brand are encouraging more women to become change makers in today’s fast-paced society. Together, we can all make our voices heard and make a difference.
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The Best Wolverine Movie Yet

Last week, I got to attend a block screening for the movie, Logan along with my fiancé (yes, I’m getting married!!) and his sister. Amidst the rush of braving the traffic and following Waze on roads I’ve never passed before just to get to Promenade on time, I began thinking of the previous Wolverine movies I’ve seen and I tried to remember if there was a hint about this movie that I was about to see in those films. For the life of me, I can only remember Deadpool and Silverfox in those films plus Wolverine himself. Speaking of the man, Hugh Jackman really turned this character into something truly iconic. I cannot see anyone else who would do a better job than what he did with Wolverine. I cannot say the same for Spider Man though, I really wish they’d stop rebooting that franchise. Anyway, Logan was also a movie that had set the standard high in terms of comic book adaptations into films, this one had substance and depth not just eye-candy and fan-oriented action scenes. No wonder it had been the subject of so much social media buzz the past week.

Emily Blunt is Mary Poppins

Next year, we’ll see a return of one of the most beloved classic literary characters, Mary Poppins and this time around, she’ll be portrayed by no other than Emily Blunt. I think she’s perfect because she’s a great actress as well as an amazing singing voice. Mary Poppins Returns is based from a screenplay by David Magee, the same scribe who wrote Life of Pi. The movie will be under the direction of Rob Marshall, who directed Chicago and Into the Woods.

Beauty and the Beast Final Trailer

It’s only a few days left before we get to experience the magic of the live-action adaption of Beauty and the Beast which stars the amazing Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. From the moment they’ve released the first trailer which effectively mimics frame by frame, the beloved Disney classic animation, it had been received with much anticipation. I too cannot wait! Mark your calendars as it hits Philippine cinemas on March 16th.

Avengers: Infinity War Start Production

Last night, my boyfriend and I were geeking out while watching the recently released featurette for Avengers: Infinity War. He has read the entire story arc whereas I was very much interested in reading it myself. I started to badger him with questions about the stones and I'm guessing that there will be some fun discussions on this in the coming months.