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Everything On Sale at Landers Crazy Sale

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

6AM?! Whelp, it wasn't planned, but the Landers team ended up opening the store at 6AM because the queue was so crazy that cars were already piling up up to Quezon Avenue (and hey! this is Balintawak already!). People were already camping out since 3AM, and there were already so many people. They decided that since their cashier attendants had already reported for work, they might as well begin. Tomorrow, they seem to also plan to open at 6AM to accommodate the very warm reception of the public towards their sale. But well, it still depends. 

I understand why the hype was so extreme, as there were really so many good deals, especially that Halloween and Christmas are coming up. It was not a lukewarm sale, as plenty of items were at 50% off, with whole lot more at 25-30% off. This really matters as there are a lot of significant discounts placed on useful everyday items, like toiletries and food. I find it annoying to get to a sale only for the discounts to be on expensive sheds, playgrounds, and children's pools that I won't necessarily need. 

My Nescafé Gold Experience


During Lazada's Superbrands week this year, I got myself a Nescafé Red Mug machine, as well as Nescafé Gold in Latte Macchiato. Perhaps, to describe how good Nescafé Gold is, it tastes like the output off a Nescafé Red Mug machine. 

I recently learned so much about coffee foam. Apparently, foam in coffee is not just some fancy way to charge people more for coffee. In my simple way of understanding it, froth means bubbles, and bubbly liquid means more surface area touching the taste buds. The result is a more flavorful and aromatic experience. 

I couldn't understand at first why my Nescafé Red Mug machine could make any cheap coffee taste nice, even if it's basically just making use of creamer and coffee powder. Turns out, the jet that spews out a stream of hot water to froth the creamer on the mug is the key. I have tried using the machine to froth my milk tea, hot chocolate, and basically everything with creamer, and suddenly, the mundane becomes the extraordinary. 

That explains why this line is special, and how you can really taste the difference that it really is Nescafé Gold. The powder foams by itself as you add hot water, so it's really frothy and creamy, as if it had been made with the help of a milk frother. Or, as if it had been acquired from a fancy coffee shop. 

There are 3 Flavors right now: White Espresso, Latte Macchiato, and Cappuccino. 

Life News: Showcase your #PhotoGoals at the Canon PhotoMarathon 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


Manila, Philippines – The photography community is all abuzz as the much-awaited, largest on-the-spot photography contest opens its doors to Filipinos once again! The Canon PhotoMarathon 2017 is set to happen on October 21 at the SMX Convention Center Hall 4, MOA Grounds, Pasay City, giving Filipinos a platform to showcase their photography prowess and masterpieces. Interested participants can register at http://bit.ly/CanonPhotoMarathonPreReg until October 17, Tuesday.  

Anybody who owns a Canon camera, whether a DSLR, mirrorless, or compact camera, are welcome to participate. The entries will be judged by esteemed Canon Brand Ambassadors according to the relevance to the theme of the entries (50%), creativity in theme interpretation (30%), and the composition of photography with the use of lighting, exposure, and focus (20%).

The photographer of the winning photo will enjoy an all-expense paid trip and will represent the Philippines at the Canon PhotoMarathon grand finals in Japan in 2018.

“We at Canon can’t contain our excitement as we near the date of the Canon PhotoMarathon here in Manila,” said Benny Yu, Director for Consumer Group of Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc (CMPI). “We expect no less from the Filipinos as they unleash their talent and creativity in capturing powerful photos with the help of their Canon cameras, and create a photography breakthrough as they’ve always shown in the past.”

Aside from the main photography contest, the participants will also get access to photography workshops and get their hands on the latest line-up of Canon’s imaging and printing devices.


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Food News: Appreciate the Difference in the New NESCAFÉ Gold Collection

Monday, October 9, 2017


MANILA, Philippines — People who have earned their success know what they want. They work as hard as they play and have developed a keen sense for things they deserve – and they deserve to enjoy nothing short of excellence.

Offering the signature smooth tastes and enticing aromas skillfully fashioned by NESCAFÉ’s coffee masters, the NESCAFÉ Gold Collection introduces itself as the new icon of premium quality coffee. Indulge in a deluxe blend of the finest, handpicked Arabica and Robusta coffee beans, perfectly roasted, finely ground, combined with exquisite milk, and layered with a rich, velvety café froth. Choose from three delicious flavors and discover which one satisfies your taste: Latte Macchiato, Cappuccino, and White Espresso.

Delightfully mild and milky with a creamy finish, the Latte Macchiato hits with just the right sweetness in one cup. Sip on balanced, creamy yet full-bodied flavor that the Cappuccino brings. For a more intense, richer coffee flavor with a pronounced and lingering roasted aftertaste, try the White Espresso. Immerse yourself in a multi-sensorial experience with every cup and instantly enjoy exceptional flavor profiles on-the-go.

Expertly crafted for those who desire a cup of coffee that fits their finer tastes, NESCAFÉ Gold is witness to moments of luxury. With unparalleled attention to details to ensure the gold standard in coffee, the NESCAFÉ Gold Collection provides an elevated coffee experience like no other.

See the difference. Smell the difference. Taste the difference. Appreciate the difference in the new
NESCAFÉ Gold Collection.
Now available for your drinking pleasure in supermarkets, large groceries, and select convenience stores.

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Food News: WIN A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF FINGER LICKIN’ GOOD KFC ON KFC DELIVERY FANS DAY

Friday, September 29, 2017


MANILA, Philippines, 29 September 2017 KFC Delivery Fans Day is an annual event of KFC Philippines that aims to celebrate and give back to its loyalists and delivery service enthusiast. First launched in 2015, it has become a yearly occasion KFC Delivery users look forward to where exciting promos, surprises, and free KFC treats await them.  Now on its third year of celebrating with its most loyal KFC Delivery fans, the #KFCDeliveryFansDay 2017 is back and bigger than ever! 

From September 29 to October 1, 2017, satisfy your cravings for a finger-lickin’ good meal via www.kfc.com.ph and get a chance to be one of the three (3) lucky winners of a one-year supply of KFC Original Recipe Chicken. Joining is simple: register or login to www.kfc.com.ph, select your orders, key in payment details, and wait for the order confirmation. KFC Online Delivery users from September 29 to October 1, 2017 are automatically part of the raffle, so plan your KFC meals with the family or barkada this payday weekend and order your way to an all-year KFC treat care of the Colonel himself! Special surprises and giveaways also await delivery fans in Cavite, Rizal, Cebu, Davao, and Pampanga, as well as select offices and villages in Metro Manila. Keep an eye out for Colonel Sanders and his band of KFC Delivery riders, and get your all-time KFC favorites for free.

As an added bonus, from September 30 to October 31, 2017, KFC Delivery users will also get to enjoy a FREE Coke (1.5L) with every minimum purchase of P500. Don’t miss out on a finger-lickin’ good meal and a chance to win big in this year’s KFC Delivery Fans Day celebration. Order up via www.kfc.com.ph or call 887-8888 (for Metro Manila only) and make today and everyday a so good day.

For more information, visit the KFC Delivery website or any of its official KFC Philippines social media pages.

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