Author: Abby

The Noche Buena Christmas Food Guide for Every Filipino

Noche Buena feasts are cultural wonders. It differs in every home depending on what that family is used to or brought up having for Christmas, and it says a lot about the Filipino food culture. Rice cakes, stuffed chicken, glazed ham – all are usually present this time of year or maybe present just this time of year all to celebrate the family’s togetherness during the holidays. When else can we see our whole family together on the table anyway? But what goes on the Filipino meal table during Christmas Eve is a sight for sore eyes. Those planning to...

Read More

All About the Max Collins Wedding Dress Designed by Francis Libiran

Max Collins married fellow actor Pancho Magno just last Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Manila Mariott Hotel. In a blush and old rose themed celebration, Max Collins wowed the crowd in a magnificent custom beaded and embroidered gown designed by Francis Libiran. “Immaculate. Max Collins is a lovely bride wearing a custom Francis Libiran wedding gown intricately embellished with custom embroidery and beadwork,” Libiran captioned his photo of Max Collins wearing her gown. A close look at the intricate beadwork and embroidery This dress is insane. Just look at that neckline! The beadwork that’s all over the dress...

Read More

Lazada PH Final Christmas Sale: 10 Brands to Watch Out For

So I just heard of the Lazada PH sale yesterday because a number of my friends were rambling about getting a certain item for 75% off. I mean, I’ve known Lazada PH holds sales. They’re kind of perpetually on sale. But apparently, they’ve been putting quite a lot of their deluxe items for sale for the past month to prepare for the holiday season and it’s become the only place you can get a GoPro at 35% off the original retail price, and the iPhone X for less than P70,000. And by the way, today, December 12, 2017, is the final day of the...

Read More

15 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

It’s the second week of Christmas which means it’s time for some last minute Kris Kringle gifts. But before you reach for that generic photo album, here are 15 other last minute Christmas gift ideas that will surely make someone’s day. 1. Phone Case Where to buy: Wasteland MNL Give them something they’ll actually use. We’ve made a list of the best places to buy phone cases from so you won’t have to scour the internet for the best one. The best part is that most of these cases were designed by young Filipino artists so you’ll be supporting local...

Read More

The Typist Holiday Playlist: Top 10 Christmas Songs for 2017

Mariah Carey has been a staple for Christmas playlists. It’s never a complete Christmas without All I Want for Christmas is You – Carey’s ultimate holiday bop. But maybe you’re also a fan of Josh Groban’s 2007 Christmas classic, Noël, for powerful takes on the traditional holiday songs. Either way, you’ll find one on this list that you’ll probably listen to for the next few weeks. Amp up the holiday playlist this year with these 10 Christmas albums you should definitely listen to this 2017: 1. Nick Jonas – Say All You Want For Christmas Nick Jonas’ voice brings us back...

Read More