100 Wishes at Glorietta

Christmas truly lives in Ayala Malls as Glorietta recently launched 100 Christmas Wishes.


For most, this season is a time of giving back. With this in mind, Glorietta made it easier for busy people to extend a helping hand and to put a smile on an underprivileged kid’s face this holiday season. It is very easy to grant a wish, here are the mechanics:

1. Visit our Wish Granting booth at Glorietta 4, Second Floor (Near Guess Kids and Nike) from November 16 – December 6, 2015.

2. Choose a child’s wish list that you want to grant, and hang it on the Wish Tree.

3. Purchase the gift indicated in the child’s wish list. Value of gift must be within P800-P1,000.

4. Deliver the gift to the booth, and create your personalized Christmas card for the child you are giving the gift to.

This is also a very good activity for the kids to learn the value of sharing. You may let them choose the gifts you’ll give and help in making a card for them. And in order to make it concrete for them, you may bring them on the culminating activity where the kids from the different foundations will go to Glorietta to receive their gifts. This will happen on December 12 at the Glorietta Activity Center. This will truly be an enriching activity for the whole family and will make Christmas more meaningful.

These kids wishes are simple. The things we often take for granted...
These kids wishes are simple. The things we often take for granted…

I hope we all help to grant these 100 wishes! And hopefully more kids will be happy this Christmas 🙂














Our Trip to Zonta Alabang’s Christmas Carnivale

I listed down three reasons why you should go to the Christmas Carnivale Bazaar by Zonta Alabang. Well, we went this afternoon, and it didn’t disappoint!


There were a lot of merchants, food booths, entertainment and all sorts of fun! I had time to go around on my own because Z was sleeping and Y was busy eating, haha! Here’s what I found:

Wooden Nativity sets hand-carved from Laguna.
Such a nice reminder for us moms…
This is not your ordinary bag. The designs are photographs by the owner, Ched Limson so you’re sure that it’s one of a kind.
A Christmas Tree adorned by socks!
Let me introduce to you Wit’s. It’s a granola-type snack but with a twist. It is infused with ginger or mango and an added spice. Sarap!
These goodies are so good! Yes, I tasted each, haha 🙂 Follow them on IG: @berkiesmnl.
I’ve never seen this before. It’s Jumping Clay. A box costs P350 and comes with clay and a set of instructions. You just let it air dry and voila!
For the men in your life: Sinag Eyewear. Made of bamboo, it is lightweight and doesn’t scratch. SOme styles have polarized lenses. Very chica! Follow them on IG: @sinagph
Memo boards, cheese tray, magnet boards.
I like making lists… and checking it twice! Lots of organizing tools from Storage Solutions.
Authentic Murano glass beads from Miss Chic. Find them on IG @misschic.ph
Me and tutus! Love this collection from Simara! They accept customized orders. Follow them on IG @shopsimara.

There’s many more pa! So try to visit them on Sunday. They are open from 10am to 9pm with lots of shows throughout the whole day. There’s also a booth for kids with bouncy houses and toys so they can be busy while you’re busy!

Happy Weekend!

On Our Christmas Wishlist: Tegu

Back when I was a preschool teacher, the Blocks Area would always be the popular choice for both boys and girls. From towers to roads, you can do almost anything with blocks. It’s also a good way to teach 3D shapes like how Z knew rectangular prism, cylinder and pyramid. Nothing’s bad about the simple blocks we’ve known and love but what if it got an upgrade? Enter Tegu.

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Tegu is the only handcrafted magnetic wooden blocks available in the market today. Each piece has an embedded magnet, giving kids the option to build up and out. Because the blocks stick together, there’s less frustration on the part of the kids. There’s also the option to play with your creation lest it being taken apart and the wheels move as well. And clean up is easier. Yes, it’s a whole new level on block play! Even I was amazed when I tried it at the recently concluded Expo Mom Holiday. I like that it is light-weight and the colors used are safe, non-toxic and water based. Even Baby Y can hold it and I won’t get scared when she puts it in her mouth.

When you purchase Tegu, you also get to help on socially-relevant causes – reforestation and education. Tegu Blocks are made from Huesito, a hardwood found in Honduras’ forests. To help maintain the abundance of these trees, a portion of sales go to the planting of Huesito. Or you’ll help children from families who work in the city trash dump go to school. With Tegu, you get to play while helping the environment and other kids too!

This is the Pocket Pouch. Bring it anywhere! Perfect for waiting in restos, traffic and plane rides.
This is the Pocket Pouch. Bring it anywhere! Perfect for waiting in restos, traffic and plane rides.

You and your kids can get a feel of Tegu at their booth at the St. James Bazaar at Ayala Alabang on November 27 – 30. They also have a store at Urban Abode Showroom on CW Ortigas Home Depot. For a more convenient option, they have an online store at www.toyspecialist.com.ph It’s really a great stocking stuffer for the holidays as a kid of any age will surely have limitless imagination while playing with Tegu!

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