Product Review: Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid

One of the best things about attending events, aside from seeing blogger friends and celebrities, is being able to take home tokens (in exchange for coverage, write-up and social media share), oftentimes in the form of products that we can use in our homes.

 photo P_20160713_120844_zpso0mtzggv.jpg

Last July 12, invited guests of The Joy of Art Maki by Jannet and Bubble Man event held at Tokyo Café were given a basketful of Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid to try at home. I was one of those lucky ones who, despite the heavy load I needed to carry, went home delighted and excited to road-test this all-natural household product.

 photo DSCN5552_zpsrnivifsx.jpg

I’ve been using Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid at home for almost two weeks already, and here’s what I discovered:

• Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid is an eco-friendly, biodegradable product made from coconut-derived surfactants. This means if we’re not harming the environment when we’re using this product. I say “yay” to that!

• Budget-conscious moms like me will also rejoice over the price of Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid. It’s a household essential that won’t definitely break the bank. Imagine, you only need to shell out Php88.00 for an 880-ml bottle! That’s a lot of savings if you’d ask me.

• What’s more, consumers have options when purchasing this product. Because it comes in various sizes — Php32.50 (55 ml), Php65.00 (20 ml), and Php120.00 (880 ml) – you’ll surely find one that fits your budget needs. It also comes in three (3) variants: Calamansi, Lemon and Antibacterial.

• After doing the exclusive task of washing the dishes at home day in and day out for two weeks in a row, I am happy to announce that my hands are not at all dry. Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid and is safe and gentle on hands and doesn’t dry the skin.

• You save time, effort and money when using this product because it’s easy to rinse. You also don’t need much to clean your dirty dishes, but you might need a little more to get rid of overly greasy pots and pans.

 photo DSCN5556_zpscjpqsmrw.jpg

I’m glad that more and more affordable natural products are being introduced in the market. This gives us moms the option to try stuff that are good for the environment without putting a dent in our budget. The next time you do your grocery shopping, give Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid a try. It’s a product of Mikewell World of Household Products Company that’s available in local supermarkets nationwide. Visit their FB page for more details.

signature
Posted in Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid, Household Product, Mikewell World of Household Products Company, Natural Product, Product Review | 2 Comments

#BeatEnergyGap with MILO

My 10-year-old son’s typical school day looks like this: wake up at 5:00 a.m., leave home at 6:15 a.m., end class at 3:00 p.m., attend enrichment class until 4:00 p.m., and arrive home at 5:00 p.m. His responsibility as a student doesn’t end there as he still needs to do homework and review for the next day’s quizzes after dinner. There’s simply too much pressure put on school kids these days. So I can’t really blame him if he is lethargic, slow and unable to concentrate sometimes. I know that like other kids, he is not spared from Energy Gap.

If your child is sluggish, weak, or lacking in focus, he or she may have Energy Gap. A recent study by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) reveals that four out of five Filipino children ages 6 to 12 years old experience energy deficiency or Energy Gap, a condition brought about by an imbalance between the number of calories a child consumes each day and the number they require to support normal growth, physical activity and body function.

 photo MILO Leads Fight to BeatEnergyGap_zpsrtqgqjfj.jpg

MILO, the world’s leading chocolate malt beverage, invites parents to learn more about energy deficiency and how they can help address it. The campaign #BeatEnergyGap encourages moms and dads to give their kids the right amount of energy by serving nutritious meals, making them energized and active throughout the day.

“Energy is a basic need of the body as it fuels all body processes from breathing, blood circulation, digestion, and growth. It is also needed for physical activities like walking, running, and even sitting, and mental activities like reading and thinking,” said Nestle Philippines Corporate Nutritionist Executive Ivy Sicat.

“If children don’t get enough energy from their meals, they will experience energy deficiency or Energy Gap. Having Energy Gap can lead to poor performance inside and outside the classroom; it can also impact on a child’s mood, and affect their holistic growth.”

The three of the most common signs of Energy Gap among children, according to Sicat, are sluggishness, weakness, and lack of focus. Sluggishness occurs when a child lacks motivation in doing physical and mental activities and when he is constantly sleepy or lazy, which affects the way he absorbs new knowledge.

Weakness manifests when a child exerts extra effort in doing even simple movements like moving the arms, legs, and other muscles. The feeling of weakness affects a child’s performance not only in sports, but also in doing daily physical activities that will develop and strengthen his body.

Lack of focus occurs when there is not enough energy to fuel the brain. When a child lacks focus, it affects how he absorbs new lessons in class and can give a negative impact on his behavior. Other signs of Energy Gap among children are headaches, stomach aches, and being irritable and restless.

It’s not too late to #BeatEnergyGap, however. According to Sicat, one of the best ways to prevent Energy Gap among kids is by giving them complete and nutritious meals that contain the right amount of energy, vitamins, and minerals. MILO has ACTIV-GO which contains PROTOMALT®, which provides the energy to help fuel physical and mental activities. It also has Vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12, C, and D, Calcium, and Iron, which help convert food energy to body energy. A complete and balanced meal, along with a mug of MILO, can help moms and dads energize their kids for physical and mental activities.

 photo DSCN5488_zpsmqcwaion.jpg photo DSCN5484_zps8kqccmqt.jpg

“For over 50 years, MILO has always encouraged parents to build champions by being a source of Winning Energy. The recent study of FNRI inspiredus to rally parents around the importance of proper food intake,” said Ellen Grace Isturis, Team Lead for MILO Philippines. “We hope the #BeatEnergyGap campaign helps parents understand how they can address Energy Gap so that they can raise their kids to become champions not only in the court, but also in life.”

Visit https://www.milo.com.ph for more information about MILO and the Energy Gap.

signature
Posted in #BeatEnergyGap, ACTIV-GO, Energy, Energy Gap, Lack of Focus, Milo, Milo with Activ-Go, Press Release, Sluggishness, Weakness | Leave a comment

The Joy of Art Maki by Jannet and Bubble Man: A 2-in-1 Event

School days for me are so hectic because I’m without a helper for almost three years now. Friends in the blogging industry who are aware of this know that I seldom attend events when school opens because I’m one busy and tired momma. But for a dear friend, I’ll definitely make an exception. So when Joy Mendiola invited me to attend The Joy of Art Maki by Jannet and Bubble Man event, an event she herself organized, I said yes without hesitation. I personally had to greet Joy on her birthday and hand her my gift, albeit without a wrapper. See how busy I am? Lol! I’m really glad I was there because I got to do something that I didn’t think I could do, make my very first rice sushi. I also got to take home a basketful of a promising household product (Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid) that moms like me will find a practical use for in our homes.

About Joy

I first met Joy in Tintin Bersola-Babao’s event many years back. We would also often bump into each other in blog events. Our sons, Juan and Justin, would eventually become events buddies as Joy and I would often bring them with us in our blog events.

 photo DSCN5503_zpskstvzgau.jpg

Joy is cool, confident, funny and a beautiful person inside and out. She is a happy wife and a proud mom of three good-looking children. A former HR Recruitment and and Training Specialist and Marketing Supervisor, she is now an events consultant of Occasions of Joy Events and a joyful lifestyle blogger of www.occasionsofjoy.com.

Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid

 photo DSCN5551_zpscdib0fko.jpg

It wasn’t the first time I saw Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid. I’ve read reviews of this product from other blogs, and I’m also excited to try it. Watch out for my review soon.

 photo DSCN5516_zpscur69zvp.jpg

Ms. Jen Dizon from Mikewell World of Household Products Company talks about Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid

Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid is a biodegradable eco-friendly product so it’s safe for the environment. Prices are quite affordable at Php32.50 (55 ml), Php65.00 (20 ml), and Php120.00 (880 ml).

 photo DSC_5903_zpsgd0ngtzs.jpg

Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid is a product of Mikewell World of Household Products Company that’s available in local supermarkets nationwide. Visit their FB page for more details.

Art Maki by Jannet Salazar

First of all, I eat sushi and maki rolls, but I have no idea how to make them. That dilemma was solved when Ms. Jannet Salazar (Instagram: @jannet65) taught our small group how to create rice sushi.

 photo DSCN5532_zpsjo7sjr9g.jpg
 photo DSCN5521_zpschv3sbwe.jpg

Top to bottom: Ms. Jannet Salazar, certified art maki instructor, with husband Alvin; some of her sushi creations

Jannet is a hands-on mom and housewife who owns a photo booth business and does arts and crafts on the side. She is also into food art, documenting her creations through photography. Jannet is also the first Filipina art maki instructor certified by the Japan Sushi Instructors Association (JSIA). She completed her certification course at the Tokyo Sushi Academy in Japan.

 photo DSCN5547_zpsugawrw5q.jpg

Look at this Flower of Peach that I made. Not bad for a first timer, huh?

 photo DSC_5887_zpswepjqg2f.jpg

And here’s me proudly showing off my creation with the maki expert herself.

 photo DSC_5897_zpsyadgg29g.jpg

Visit Jannet’s FB page to know more about food art and see more of her awesome creations.

The Joy of Art Maki and Bubble Man event was held at Tokyo Café located at the lobby of GoHotels in Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong. Tokyo Café serves great coffee and delicious authentic Euro-Japanese cuisine. You may reach them at this number: (02) 477-3844.

 photo DSC_5941_zpsk6ljwmsk.jpg

Because I needed to get home before my son arrived from school, I had to leave the event ahead of time, so I missed enjoying the food and chit-chat with the rest of the group, but I still got to enjoy my Loco Moco from Tokyo Café. It was good!

Thanks for inviting us to this event, Joy! Until the next!

signature
Posted in Art Maki, Bloggers Event, Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid, Flower of Peach, Food Art by Jannet, Jannet Salazar, Mikewell World of Household Products Company, Occasions of Joy Events, Tokyo Cafe | 12 Comments

First Day of School, Grade 5

It has become customary for me to take a picture of my son inside his classroom on the first day of school, hence, I’m posting this, albeit late. Grade 5 classes opened last June 9, 2016. I rode the school service with my son going to school, but the two of us had to alight the service at 6:40 a.m. because traffic was at a standstill. We walked the rest of the way to school, and we made it 5 minutes before the school bell rang. (Note: Classes now start at 7:00 a.m., instead of 7:20 a.m.) I had to hurry and take a picture of him on his assigned seat before their homeroom adviser arrived. Here’s the only good shot I got.

 photo P_20160609_065314_zpsrzwphcw6.jpg

He has definitely grown! Good luck to our 5th grader!

signature
Posted in First Day of School, Grade 5, LSGH | 2 Comments

Finding Dory Collection by Giordano, Now Available

Who could ever forget Dory? Thirteen years ago, we got to know this friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish in the extraordinary underwater world of Finding Nemo. Now Dory returns and embarks on an exciting journey to reunite with her family in the much-anticipated movie follow-up, Finding Dory.

Giordano Philippines partners with this new Disney Pixar animated film that gives importance to the value of family. The company recently launched its Finding Dory collection, following the success of its previous movie tie-up campaigns like Monsters University and Inside Out.

 photo Giordano1_zpsop6tbroa.jpg

Finding Dory brings out the significance of family. The movie represents the values that Giordano wants to push forward this year,” said Giordano Philippines Vice President for Merchandising Rochelle Tan.

 photo Giordano2_zps60zg7lgl.jpg

‘Finding Dory Collection by Giordano’ features premium pieces perfect for the entire family. Made of high-quality fabric, the collection is printed with typography and graphics reminiscent of the moving underwater story, for the male, female and junior lines.

 photo Giordano3_zpsa87huhj8.jpg

The collection, like the movie, advocates marine life conservation through infographic tees. The tees promote the three R’s of marine conservation which are Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release.

 photo Giordano4_zpscxak0zaf.jpg

“Aside from promoting family values, this movie also promotes the importance of marine life and how we should take necessary actions to conserve it. As a conservation advocate, Giordano, with its infographic shirts, raises awareness on this subject,” said Tan.

 photo Giordano5_zpszxkwofdd.jpg

Also included in the collection are the following: (1) a set of statement shirts featuring quotes from the movie in creative typography, (2) a Finding Dory Icing tee set featuring quirky pocket designs, and (3) a Hoodie set with an all-over print on the inner hood and pocket designs.

Visit www.facebook.com/GiordanoPhilippines to get more information about the collection.

signature
Posted in Dory, Family Values, Finding Dory, Finding Dory Collection by Giordano, Giordano Philippines, Infographic Tees, Marine Life Conservation, Press Release | 10 Comments