• Musings

    The Bad Cop, The Good Cop, and The Safety of The Community

    When my children were younger, the preschool teachers taught them about the community helpers. These community helpers, just like what the name suggests, are here to help the community – us. These are the teachers, the doctors, the firemen, the postman, the cops, and many more. We introduce these people to our children as someone we can trust and ask for help. But the problem is… what if these community helpers betray our trusts? What then? How are we going to tell the children about this? For me, being a mother of three, I don’t want to be the bringer of gloom and doom to my children. BUT I want…

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    Upgrades to Increase Your Home’s Value

    Did you know that for every dollar you spend on upgrading your home, approximately 75-80 percent of that goes back into the home as an increase in value? That’s fantastic knowledge to have and tells you just how valuable home improvement projects are. To increase the value of your home, focus on upgrades you were going to do anyway and plan carefully. Here are some of the best value upgrades you can make to increase the worth of your home. Upgrade Your Landscaping Curb appeal is extremely important. Everyone judges books by their cover and everyone judges a house by what they can see. When a potential buyer or appraiser…

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    Gardenia Philippines Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Mindanao Plant

    Bread market leader Gardenia Bakeries officially opens its new most advanced, fully-automated bread manufacturing facility in Mindanao to serve the increasing demand for Gardenia products in the south. The new plant will have a capacity of producing 130,000 loaves and buns a day which will be distributed with an increased fleet of trucks all over the region. It is also expected to generate hundreds of employment and contribute to the economic growth in the region. Gardenia president Jun Umali said the new plant and expanded operations in Mindanao will now give consumers fresher bakery products and continual stock availability and accessibility. “We are now bringing Gardenia breads closer to our…