How To Get Free Treats From Mrs.Fields, Potato Corner, Figaro and Other Favorite Food Spots

Who doesn’t love Mrs. Fields?! Their cookies are heavenly, brownies are chewy and the muffins are sweet and flavorful. When you are tight on budget, just a glimpse of their pretty packed goodies and cute canisters will be enough to make your day.

A previous feature from Mommy Bloggers Philippines explains how. You just register an account online at ZAP and voila! you can use that account to get 5% cash back whenever you buy on their partner merchants. Registration is FREE. Their Christmas promo actually let’s you refer friends and when they register an account through their mobile number, they get 50 points and you get 50 points too! 1 point – 1peso !



10 Mommy Tested Tablet Apps To Keep Your Kids Busy On New Year’s Eve

Waiting for New Year can be a little bit daunting for little kids. After tinkering on the remnants of your Christmas decors and poking on dinner table, it won’t take a while before some of the kids will start to find new interesting things to do. As you are still busy putting on your lucky polka dots, watching New Year summaries on TV, or maybe partying with other adults at home,  these apps on your kids’ tablets will entertain them and better yet, teach them at the same time.

These apps were all mommy tested with links to their reviews so you will know how effective they can be and how your child’s waiting can be made to be worthwhile one by trying these apps.


 JoomaJamFun Music and Learning – JoomaJam provides mobile applications which integrates music and fun learning. Lessons feature English and Filipino songs written and performed by popular Filipino singers such as Barbie Almabis-Honasan, Julianne Taroja and members of The Dawn.

Kids Academy Apps – 5 years below – FREE, interactive worksheets, phonics, tracing (Click here for Mommy Mecheel’s review, and here for Mum-Writes review.

Sketches – Ipad App - $0.99 in Itunes – a sketching app which allows your child to lay down their thoughts using fingers and imagination. (Click here for ThePhenomenalMama‘s review)

Storybots Christmas App – FREE  – allows your kids to make short videos starring the members of the family (Click here for ArtOfBeingAMom‘s review and download link)

Lucky Signs, Symbols and Haircut in 2015

This coming 2015, we’d like to share a list of 10 things which are considered to be lucky, based on their astrological interpretations, and some, maybe from pure guesses. Some will say luck is a deviation from the thoughts of Divine blessings. But most of the times, when you realize it, luck comes to those who seek and work for these blessings.

Don’t rely your fate on luck or by chance, but always bring wealth to your home through good judgment, prayers and love which will forever bring good vibes wherever you may be.

So here’s our list of 10 things which are considered lucky next year.
Lucky Color – Green
“Year 2015 is the Year of the Sheep (Goat) in Chinese Astrology. The relevant element for the year is wood and the lucky color is green.” — FindYourFate.com

Lucky Element – Wood
“The most important room this year is your kitchen because that is the room of the element Wood, and 2015 is the year of the Wood Sheep.” “In a Wood year, it’s fortunate to add plants, flowers, and healthy bamboo to your home and workplace” — SusanLevitt.com


Lucky Number – 8

“The Sheep is the eighth sign in Chinese astrology and number “8” is considered to be a very lucky number. It symbolizes wisdom, fortune and prosperity.” — SunSigns.org

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Disney On Ice 2014 – Dare To Dream

TweenselMom reviews her latest experience from Disney On Ice 2014 - Dare To Dream

Here's a part of her review:

The Princesses

Princess Tiana of The Princess and the Frog
The highlight of their segment is the group dance on the bar. Their costumes were avantIf you have watched The Princess and the Frog, this animated film is filled with music and dance as Tiana dreams on having her own restaurant but found her true love Prince Naveen at the same time. She kissed the Frog Prince and then turned out to be a frog herself.

Snow White
You will enjoy seeing the 7 Dwarves (who are bigger than Snow White in the ice ) :-) and their funny antics. Snow White’s costume is very pretty and her prince looks very dashing and handsome.



Cinderella

Who doesn’t love Cinderella! They showed the original story with the stepmother and ugly step sisters. What we loved the most is her arrival on the Prince Party, the Sparkling Chariot and the majestic horses!


January - June 2015 - Events Families Can Look Forward To

Year 2015 promises us with many exciting events our families can plan ahead to get into. As we’ve always promoted in each of our mommy blogs, we put our families in our top priority, next to God. Because whatever we do, whatever achievements and failures we experience, our bottom line will be our families.

January – Papal Visit January 15-19

As the largest Catholic nation in our continent, most of us are spiritually thrilled to meet Pope Francis. His visit is themed with “Mercy and Compassion”, virtues we all need to be able to reach out to each other. Papal Visit website will give you the Papal Visit Itinerary and 10 Things You Need To Know About The Pope.


February – The 6th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition

If you haven’t experienced watching a pyromusical competition, imagine all the lights and colors you see during New Year, much better than that because this is a competition. A competition against countries specializing in pyro techniques. The whole family will have an amazing time watching this. Guess what, you can already get your tickets for this event here.




 March – Alaska Iron Kids Philippines Triathlon event

Open to children 6 to 14 years old, Alaska IronKids Philippines is the local junior version of the international triathlon series, Ironman. Triathlon is a race that features three sporting events: running, swimming and biking. The competition is open to kids who are new to the sport and those who have already joined other triathlon events.
 

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