Trip or Treats Vosges Chocolates Truffles Giveaway : Ends 04/09

If you don’t know yet, I’m a certified foodie. I LOVE everything and anything about food, most especially when it has something to do with my favorite comfort food – cheese, bacon (or any piece of meat for that matter), wine (and any alcohol), and, of course, CHOCOLATES! So, I’m sharing with you this giveaway that you should join: Trip or Treats Vosges Chocolates Truffles giveaway.

In 2010, Jean of Trip or Treats also gave away Vosges Chocolates and I was the lucky one who won it! In fact, I wrote about it here. They were all unique chocolate flavors for me back then and I enjoyed every bite. And this is exactly why I’m joining again this time. Needless to say, Vosges Chocolates are now on top of my list when it comes to my favorite chocolates.

And this time, ToT is giving away Vosges chocolate truffles! I love, love, love truffles. I mean, who wouldn’t?! I know a ton of people who are chocolate ganache addicts like moi., and I bet you’re reading this because you’re one of them too. πŸ™‚ So, go ahead and join! The mechanics are pretty easy. Click on the photo above or here to see the complete mechanics. Good luck! πŸ™‚

Be Better : A New Online Resource for Educators

"We never stop learning ’til we’re 6 feet below the ground."

This has been one of my beliefs ever since I was young. I believe that anyone, in school or not, we all have to satisfy our need for learning. I believe it’s our right and it shouldn’t stop in school, which is why I never let myself be stuck in a rut. Even when working, I want to make sure I learn something everyday and that I improve as a person emotionally and mentally.

Though I’m done with schooling, I have found teachers in other people. I learn from their experiences, their mistakes, and everything they’re willing to share. And I hope to better surround myself with people who I can learn from.

Back when I was still studying, I’ve always maintained very good grades. but, nothing beats attending a class where the teacher not only goes into the classroom prepared with the day’s lessons, but also inspires you. Someone who’ll make you look forward to coming back to school the next day. They don’t have to teach something that can shake you to the core, but they can make Calculus (yes, I love Math!) so fun, getting an A is easy-peasy. πŸ˜‰

You can find these inspiring teachers not only in private or high quality schools, but everywhere! When I was in UP Diliman and I distinctly remember my classmates from the provinces telling me about their schools. They don’t have the best facilities and even the vast resource like we do here in Manila, but they were really smart. They all said it’s because of their teachers who made them strive to be the best, and thus passing UPCAT with flying colors. And for that, I have HIGH respect towards teachers.

With the advancement of technology, teachers nowadays have to keep up with the fast-paced world. They need to make sure their students are focused and inspired. You might hate to admit it, but studying can be sometimes a drag. However, there’s good news for teachers. They can now use technology to actually play to their advantage.

Let me introduce the website Be Better. The website was started by educational entrepreneurs Jerry Vicente Catabijan and May Jovero-Catabijan of Saint Mary’s Publishing Corporation (SMPC). The husband and wife team believes that learning is all about self-improvement, no matter how old or young you are. And I cannot agree with them more.

They believe that the most important instrument in any learner’s life is the teacher. Teachers shouldn’t just  be competent, but also passionate and committed in imparting their knowledge to their students. With that said, the Catabijans believe that teachers need all the help they can get to ensure that they continue on learning and improving themselves so they can be most effective.

Be Better is an online resource material for teachers. "Be Better is not just a website – it’s a philosophy that my company lives by and the website is perhaps its most visible expression right now," says Mr. Catabijan. In fact, the word "better" stands for Better Education Thrives Through Endless Reading (oh, I just love this!).

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FREE Regatta Summer Tote Promo : Ends March 25th!

In a few weeks, it’s officially summer. I know a lot of you have already planned your summer getaways (I haven’t… waah 😐 ) and part of it is shopping for new outfit suitable and comfortable enough for your vacation under the heat of the sun. So, I thought you might be interested in this promo from Regatta – get a FREE Regatta summer tote for your purchase of any regular-priced jeans or chinos, and boat shoes for Php 2,495.

FREE Regatta Summer Tote Promo : Ends March 25th!

The Regatta summer tote itself is originally priced at Php 1,295 so it’s a bargain! And, hurry! This promo is available only until the March 25th! You can avail of this promo from all Regatta stores nationwide. To find out which branch is closest to you, check their site:

For more information, you can follow Regatta through the following links:

Have a fun summer, everyone! πŸ™‚

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