Happiness is the highest form of health

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“Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay,” said the Dalai Lama, and the little group of devotees, including little ol’ me, wrote it all down in our notebooks. I was so fortunate to have the chance to visit India last month […]

Focus on Charity and helping others

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Politics is not my cup of tea. Although public service is in our family’s blood, with several relatives serving with various administrations in the past, I believe I can do my best by focusing on charity, completely outside the political arena. The annual Red Charity Gala, which I love organizing […]

The Amansinaya Collection

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Presenting the Amansinaya collection by Risque shoes and the Sea Princess! For months now, I have been working and collaborating with a talented young woman whose passion is all about shoes! I absolutely love it when I work with someone who speaks the same language as I do. However, our […]

Celebrate life and all its milestones!

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Celebrate life and all its milestones! I truly enjoy Swatch parties that Swatch grand dame Virgie Ramos throws, whether it’s the birthday of one of the Swatch endorsers or the launch of a new collection. Her most recent party was to celebrate the latest achievement of superstar actor John Lloyd […]

Desigño Atelier is Grohe’s New Home in Makati City

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Makati City – Grohe, a global premium brand for bathrooms and kitchens, has opened another state of the art showroom in Desigño Atelier – Wilcon IT Hub last June 15, 2016. Extraordinary is one way to put Grohe’s private gathering as respective masters from various fields got together in a […]

Putting out all the stops this Father’s Day!

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Happy Father’s Day! This is the single day of the year that my hubby Dennis Valdes has all the limelight from our kids. Just like other hard-working and patient fathers, Dennis deserves all the attention and affection, at least once a year. At Rustan’s Urban Man event, Dennis got more […]

Color Your World with Nxled Chameleon Series

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Have you ever experienced the capability to change your light bulb’s brightness depending on your needs, rather than bear its full intensity at all times? Or have the power to shift from bright daylight to the calmer cool white, and end with a relaxing warm white without the hassle of […]

Legacy

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Legacy may be the single most important thing to think about leaving for one’s family. I was reflecting on this thought, realizing how family ties lead to a lasting legacy. We each are responsible for preserving our own family’s heritage. We build our own story to pass down to generations […]

RED, GREEN, BEAUTY and SUITS

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There’s that old adage where they say that happiness is a state of mind or a journey. Now, happiness can also be tasted, thanks to Coca Cola! Coke has long been sharing happiness and here in the Philippines, FEMSA is the guiding company for happiness – delivering smiles, refreshment and […]

Art, Style and Charity!

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I often get asked what my secret is; why am I always happy and smiling and why do I seem to have such a zest and energy for life. I always say “because life is beautiful and all we need is to appreciate it.” Appreciation is the key to happiness […]