• Events,  Shopping

    Shopping Adventures at mi Department Store at CityMall Bulua, Cagayan de Oro

    A week ago, I was invited to the opening of mi Department Store in CityMall Bulua here in Cagayan de Oro City. I am familiar with CityMall because I have been to their CityMall Mandalagan Branch in Bacolod City last year, but this was my first time hearing about this company. I learned that mi Department Store is a subsidiary of Expressions Stationery Shop, Incorporated. In which case, I am very familiar with this shop. I love their stores and I frequently visit them in Manila and in Bacolod. And now, aside from mi Department Store, they have Expressions here in Cagayan de Oro City now. So knowing that mi Department Store…

  • CDO Events

    #10andFabulous – CDO Bloggers’ 10th Anniversary

    It was around 2008 when I got an email from Chic Montes inviting me to take part in the formation of a local blogging community. But I have to decline because this was the time I went back to Bacolod City for personal reasons. During that time, Chiq Montes, Michael Abonitalla, and many others formed the SEC-registered Cagayan de Oro Bloggers, Inc. or better known as CDO Bloggers. The formally formed the first and only blogging community in Cagayan de Oro City. And from that moment on, knowledge, friendship, and social responsibility abound. The org has successfully promoted Cagayan de Oro to the world. Fast forward to 2018, finally, the…

  • Health

    November 27 – National Hair Free Day 2018

    Hairless Preference Having hair in the armpits is socially acceptable in many countries, whereas in the Philippines, it is culturally ingrained that women prefer it hairless. So most Filipinas do the usual plucking or shaving. I am the latter. Being busy most of the time, I prefer shaving since it is fast and easy, unfortunately, over the years I developed a what you called a “chicken skin.” Whenever you shave your armpits, the skin where the hair grows protrudes visibly thus becoming similar to a chicken’s skin when you remove their feathers. That being said, my armpit was not a pretty sight to behold. Waxing Discovery Then I discovered waxing.…

  • Travel

    How to Plan Your Staycation in the Metro

    Staycations have become a trend recently, due to the number of people looking to squeeze a quick getaway into their busy schedules. Staycations are great for those looking to enjoy whatever utilities a hotel has to offer and to do a little exploring within the vicinity of the hotel. A staycation also has the added benefit of enjoying a vacation with little planning; essentially, you’ll just be lazing about in style: a perfect way to spend some quality time with your family. If you have any plans of going on a staycation in the Metro any time soon, then here are a few ideas: 1. Choose the Right Hotel Finding…