Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Expo Mom 2013 Year 6

WHEN: April 6-7, 2013 (Sat/Sun)
WHERE: Rockwell Tent, Makati City

Hey there mommies, moms-to-be and feeling mommy like me hehehe,  mark your calendars now as Expo Mom 2013 will be happening again this year at Rockwell Tent in Makati. Expo mom aslso know as  “mompreneur market” is also showcasing mompreneurs that will sell different products where you can see the latest trends and products for your babies. There's also onstage activities and talks about breastfeeding and more.

2 friends of mine will have a booth ( BOOTH No. 30) at the EXPOMOM and they are going to sell their handmade products

DAINTY ASHLEY- will offer cute and handmade and quality hair clips, hair bows, ponytails, and headbands for newborns, infants and little girls. Aside from that clip and hairbow organizers will be for sale.
THE CLAY CRAFT STUDIO offers customized handmade and heart-made charms, tokens and gift items made of polymer clay

How to Make the Most Out of your Summer Vacation

Oh yes.. it's officially summer here in the Philippines and I already saw some of my friends having their vacation already at different parts of the country and even overseas esp. that it's Holy Week as well. This is the time to relax and bond with friends and family.

Just in case you have no intention of going out of town because of financial constrains or whatever reasons you might have, don't you fret for there are literally numerous way on how to make most out of your summer vacation.

Aside from shopping, you can enroll on various summer fun activities. Kids would also enjoy doing some other things after from using their computers and iPads. Let them learn new things outside your home. They can join art classes, swimming dance and music, karate/taekwondo, and many more.

Learning musical instruments can be exciting as well. There are various classes available using different musical instruments. Drums, flute, violin, piano lessons and more can bring out the creativity and musicality in you. 

Enjoy the summer and don't forget to be creative!

Holy Week 2013: Mall Schedules

It's Holy Week, time to pray and reflect.

Just in case you want to go to the mall this Holy Week, you might want to know  mall schedules.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Giving Gifts

Giving gifts can be daunting at times but once you know the likes or the personality of the person you would love to give a gift then I guess buying a particular gift for that person will be much easier. If your grandpa, dad or uncle loves cigars, giving cigar cutters and similar stuff would be perfect. 

For moms, gardening kits, spa vouchers, craft tools/materials, perfumes, bags and more depending on their age and personality will definitely make their day. I reckon, moms would not always count or put too much weight on the price of the gifts but rather the thoughts and love behind all the gifts that you give. So be sure to include sweet notes or cards for them as they love reading them. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Robinson's Hot Summer Sale March 15-17, 2013


It's Robinson's Galleria Hot Summer Sale on March 15-17, 2013 so be ready to shop till you drop.

March 15 (Friday)- will be pay day and it's Midnight sale
March 16-17 (Sat and Sun) - Regular Mall hours

So if you need clothes for graduation, stuff for your out of town vacation or want some new clothes for summer, don;t miss this Hot Summer Sale happening at Robinson;s Galleria Ortigas. 

See you there!

Where to Find the Best Coupons for the Items You Already Buy

Couponing is a great way to save money. If you don't want to wait for the Sunday paper, you can conveniently get the coupons online. With so many coupons available, getting the exact coupon for whatever you are interested in seems a daunting task. Let us look at some tips to help you find the best coupons for the items you are interested in,

Grocery Store website
Most grocery stores offer printable coupons on their websites. Some of these coupons are offered by the stores while others are offered by the different manufacturers. You can browse through some of your favorite store websites and see if there are any coupons for something you are interested in purchasing. You could even get a card for accumulating digital coupons from some stores. This allows you to accumulate the points and redeem them at a later date.

Search engines
You can harness the power of Google, Yahoo!, Bing and any other search engines to easily locate coupons. However, you have to know some simple yet important search engine skills. Enclosing your search phrase in quotation marks (e.g. "toothpaste coupons"), will yield results that have the exact search phrase. If you entered the same search phrase without the quotation marks, you will get results that have any of the words in the phrase. Using Boolean operators also helps to refine the results you get. You can conveniently join two phrases with the "+" Boolean operator. The search engine will interpret the operator and return results that have a combination of both phrases entered. For instance, if you Googled "toothpaste + free coupon," the search engine will only return results that have both "toothpaste" and "free coupon."

Forums are great places to share and learn from experiences. There are a number of forums that target the coupon niche. Some couponing forums have identified a certain niche that they concentrate on while others are open to anything related to coupons. It is a good idea to find a forum that is dedicated to the niche you are interested in. This helps narrow down your search. However, you can still get some good coupons related to your niche from the other non-specialized forums.

Coupon Sites
Another easy way of getting great coupons is on coupon websites. There are two types of coupons you can get from these websites; free coupons and for sale coupons. These websites typically have several coupon categories so it is easier for you to find the one you are interested in. You will get a wide variety of coupons to choose from since they usually list coupons from different organizations.

The coupon websites usually aggregate several coupon offers from different companies and websites. However, you need to be cautious when using these sites. Some websites allow coupon submissions from users without verifying their authenticity. You could easily purchase a fake coupon from such websites. It is therefore safer to get coupons from websites that first verify a submission before they publish it.

Whichever method you opt to use to look for great coupons, you should ensure that you choose valid coupons. Coupons have expiry dates and you should always make sure that enough time remains for you to use the coupons before they expire.

Kara Fielder is a working mom with two kids. She enjoys sharing her tips and tricks on frugal living by blogging for a variety of websites. Click for Cheap Sally's coupons.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Forever 21 3-Day Sale

Here's another sale to look forward to this weekend and I'm getting giddy already!

Get 10% OFF during 
Forever 21- 3 Day Sale – March 15 to 17 at Forever 21 SM Makati and SM City Cebu!

*10% off on all regular-priced items from 10am to 12nn on FEBRUARY 1, FRIDAY ONLY
*10% off with a minimum P3,000 purchase of regular-priced items from FRIDAY 12nn until SUNDAY

Don't forget to bring your SM Advantage Card to avail of this extra discount!

Friday, March 8, 2013

Watsons Mega Health and Beauty Fair 2013

Need some beauty consultation? Then avail of this special treat for the ladies brought to us by Watsons. Watsons Mega Health and Beauty Fair 2013 will be at SM megamall L/G Mega A Event Center until March 12, 2013.

Get free beauty tip and secrets from the experts. Fun prizes also awaits lucky ladies. See you there!

How to Save Money on Your Next Party

No matter what you're celebrating, parties are expensive. Food, decorations, venue rental and other goodies can add costs rapidly, leaving you in a pinch if you're planning a baby shower or Halloween party. Here are five ways you can save big on your party costs with promo codes.

Coupons for Any Use
The amazing thing about using promo codes online is that you can find a coupon for virtually any party supplies that you need. Food, decorations, snacks, gifts, anything you want to include might have a printable coupon or a promo code somewhere on the Internet. If you're ordering supplies online, most vendors have promo codes that can be used during checkout or if you spend a certain amount. During the holidays they might also have special codes, so if you plan on celebrating a few times a year, during the holidays is the time to stock up for cheap.

Stay Close to Home
Holding your party in a different location is ideal, but if you're tight on available party funds, keeping your soiree at home is a way to save money for other party expenses. Most parents are tempted to hold birthday parties for their children at a park or arcade, renting out a room or any other perks that may come with exclusive birthday packages. Children just want to have fun, and if you can give them that fun in your backyard, forego the expensive location rental and stay at home. An at-home party is great for both kid and adult events, and keeps your wallet padded for another day.

Send Online Invitations
Sending out invites through email is a quick way to create a uniform invitation that won't waste paper or a lot of energy. However, with everyone connected through Facebook or another social media platform, sending mass invites is quite easy. Facebook will keep count of your guests as well as send party updates or messages as the date draws near. If you're looking to send snappier invites, there are several email templates or online invitation services that will provide your guests with all the details that they need as well as look pretty when they open their message.

Hit Holiday Sales with Promos and Coupons
While the days leading up to a holiday will have discounts of their own, after the holiday has passed those discounts will begin to nosedive. Hitting the discount shelves with promos and coupons will bring those prices closer to your comfort zone. If you hold a particular holiday party every year or just have an affinity for holiday decorations, stock up on the supplies and decorations you'll need right after the holidays to guarantee you'll have them on hand. Teachers who celebrate holidays with their students will benefit the most from this so they'll be prepared as holidays come around.

Score Discount Gifts
Birthday and Christmas gifts can be bought at deep discounts if you find a promo code online for a particular store or gift. Flowers, candy and jewelry all have promo codes that will shave off some savings when you order or check out. You can even get a promo code for a personalized gift basket. However, if you're into personalizing gift baskets yourself, you can find the supplies that you need to fill the basket with some smart shopping and couponing. Plus, you'll be able to get just the right gifts for each person.

Parties don't have to break the bank to give your guests a good time. If your guests are impressed with your money-saving abilities, you'll be able to share your secrets with them and pass your promo code- and coupon-hunting skills and show them how to pull off a great party with great savings.

Shelly Masterson is a work at home mom who loves to entertain. She frequently shares her entertaining tips on home and lifestyle blogs. Visit GoPromoCodes to learn more about how to manage your household on a budget.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ecommerce Website Builder

A lot of my friends are turned into entrepreneurs already. It started out as their hobbies but now they are selling their stuff. At first, they sell from friends and eventually they are now selling online when they have gained many customers from word of mouth or through referrals. I’m so happy for them because they turned their passion and hobby into something useful, enterprising and business. As work-at-home mom they need some added income and of course some diversion from their household works.

It’s no wonder that most entrepreneurs are selling their goods at their own websites for a lot of shoppers are mostly online nowadays. Apart from that, advertising or selling through social networking site greatly helps as well. 

Shopping will never be the same again. 

If you’re an entrepreneur and wishing to expand or wanting to reach more clients, having an online store is definitely a good option to choose. It is where you can post your goods along with their prices and customers can transact payment there as well.

Making a shopping cart or ecommerce website can be a daunting task most especially if you don’t have any knowledge on how to set up one. Thankfully there are companies like 1ShoppingCart that offers ecommerce website builder features that can help any business owner. 

Leave it to the experts for they have the right tools to use to set up your own ecommerce website in no time. With all the packages that they are offering, you can choose the right one that will suit your ecommerce needs and budget. Just contact them and they will be more than glad to help you out.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Starfish Sandal

Summer is coming or it's here already! I can feel it!

Time to wear these oh so comfy sandal and flip-flops. This cute starfish sandal reminds me of the beach and would love to go out of town soon! Ahh.. I can't wait!

Hey girls, are you ready to show some skin and wear your bathing suits?

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Bet He Doesn’t Have That! Cool Gifts for Men Who Love Gadgets!

Most men are born gadget-lovers! In today’s vast global market, there are hundreds of unique gadgets you may have never even heard of. A simple online search and you’ll be able to shop for any of the following items that make perfect gifts for guys. Not only are these gadgets decidedly cool, they are perfectly functional and make one-of-a-kind gifts!

Scan Pen
This handy device scans text to word processing documents, emails, digital notepads, etc… It’s so convenient to use - scan items when price shopping or scan the important sections of text books or meeting minutes. This handy device is useful for students and executives alike. Various manufacturers make versions of this pen; read the reviews and you’re sure to find the right model for your man!

Fitness Tracking Bands
This wrist band is a novel way for him to see if he’s meeting his fitness goals. Fitness bands track everyday movements and keep him posted on how he’s doing. The bands are also designed with a competitive twist - He can see how he ranks with fitness performances of friends and family, too!

Bug Vacuum Firearm
This bug-sucking gun is perfect for any guy and ultimately fun for anyone! Simply aim and shoot to suck up a creepy or pesky bug. The bugs are sucked into a clear plastic tube and after enjoying watching his captive nemesis, he can set it free outdoors.  

Pocket Night Vision Gadget
This gadget is great for guys who spend time outdoors like camping or hiking. Because this night vision device fits conveniently in a pocket of pouch of a backpack, it is easy to take along anywhere. It’s an unusual gadget and one that most people aren’t likely to buy themselves, but will certainly use if they are given it.

Handcrank Power Radio
In the event of disasters or storms that knock out power, this cool gadget allows your guy to crank up the radio and tune into the news. It’s also dynamic enough to double as his bedside clock radio. It makes a great gift that is also perfectly practical.  

Wireless Mouse - Ring Model
This mouse is worn like a ring and is thumb-activated. He can conveniently operate his computer from up to twenty feet away. If he’s listening to an ebook or music, he can simply click his ring to adjust settings, scroll, or do anything that a conventional mouse will do.  

Digital Password Vault
If he’s like most men today, he has a grocery list of passwords. Personal email password, work email password, computer password, banking password, etc... We all have multiple logins and passwords these days, but this handy device makes it easy to track them all.  Passwords can be easy to forget, so this little device is perfect for anyone who uses computers.

These great gadgets are ideal for guys who may otherwise be hard to buy for.  Anyone would appreciate these handy gadgets. Ideal for the holidays or birthdays, consider gifting these items for the men in your life. 

Jack Harding is a gadget-loving guy who's always seeking out the newest gadget. He enjoys testing them out and then writing about them.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Women's Wednesday SALE at SM

It's a Women's Wednesday Sale!

All women can get discounts of up to 10% from participating shops  all Wednesdays of March.