Entries by thebusyqueenp

Gateway Good Finds !

While my boys were at the Alaska vs Ginebra game in Araneta Coliseum, I opted to stay in the adjacent GATEWAY MALL.  Since we are based in the South, I rarely go this place.  Hubby A said the game may take two hours, I told him not to worry.  (I really wanted to scout the […]

Raising Readers – How to encourage your kids to read

“Mom, tell me a stowee,” my daughter R says as we lay together in bed. Her brother has just turned off the lights in our room . My two-year old has her pink stuffed toy ELLIE in a tight embrace as she waits for my impromptu tale.  This night I tell her about Goldilocks and […]

Kate Spade Bags – Delicious Arm Candy!

  “Why do women need so many bags?” . This very important question was posed by NATE to ANDY  SACHS (Anne Hathaway) in the movie THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA.  “You have one. You put all your junk in it.  And that’s it.  You’re done,”  Adrian Grenier’s character ( who happens to be a struggling chef) […]

Bruno Mars – The Moonshine Jungle Tour

The one-night only Moonshine Jungle Concert of Bruno Mars is definitely one of the best acts that has landed in Manila’s shores in recent years.  The SM MOA Arena was filled to the rafters as audience flocked to see the half-Pinoy sensation perform his hits.  Opening the show was Season 5 America’s Best Dance Crew […]

Divergent : Why Every Parent Should Watch This Movie

Last Christmas, my boys and I were in the World Trade Christmas Bazaar and we chanced upon a booth selling shirts with designs from the Houses of Harry Potter fame (Slyhtherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Gryffindor). Aside from these, there were also tees with unfamiliar insignias. My shopping-averse son, however, quickly grabbed a dark shirt which […]

Welcome to my castle!

As I write this, my feisty daughter R is listening to the soundtrack of the movie Frozen.  Make that listening  to the full blast vocal stylings of the lead Anna as the character sings the lyrics of “For the first time in Forever”. R twirls with a hairbrush in hand (her make-believe microphone).  She is […]