LOOK: These Puto Bumbong and Bibingka Cheesecakes are Perfect for the Holidays

If I asked you to list down some Christmas dishes, chances are, you’d say puto bumbong and bibingka. These two kakanin are intrinsically Christmas that a whiff of them brings back memories of Simbang Gabi or your favorite holiday traditions. If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy these classics, Max’s is here for you.

Max’s Corner Bakery recently launched cheesecake versions of these two Simbang Gabi classics. Check out the Puto Bumbong Cheesecake and the Bibingka Cheesecake:

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Buy the National Sardines Day Bundle on Mega Global’s Online Stores to Help Support Families

It’s National Sardines Day today! Mega Global Corporation is marking the occasion by launching Mega Bigay Sustansya sa Pasko Program, which aims to feed 100,000 nutritious meals to Filipino families and communities all over the country. It’s part of their culture of malasakit and doing their part in helping our countrymen, especially during this time of crisis.

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LOOK: This Limited Edition Tin Pack from Jim Beam is a Great Christmas Present

If I were to come up with a list of things I would love to get this Christmas, this one would be included: a limited-edition tin pack that comes with two 1-liter bottles of Jim Beam, described as the world’s no.1 bourbon. Apart from being a collector’s item, the tin pack serves another purpose. You can use the body as an ice bucket, while the lid can be used as a garnish tray.

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You Can Now Order and Pay Using Your Starbucks App

Starting every day with coffee is more than a routine. Perhaps now more than ever, it opens a fresher day and is a link to the familiar.

As Starbucks Philippines navigates through the new normal, the company announced the nationwide availability of the Mobile Order and Pay feature on the mobile app. This allows customers to place and pay for their order in advance and pick it up at any Starbucks store. Following the successful launch of the new Starbucks Rewards program, mobile ordering is the company’s latest digital innovation providing Starbucks Rewards members a contactless alternative for getting their favorite beverage.

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Check Out These Freshly-Baked Goodies From Bake Batch

I love to eat and one of my favorite meals is meryenda. It’s an excellent break where we can stop working and reward ourselves with a little treat. I usually have some pastries and tea while I watch an episode of Schitt’s Creek or read some articles online. I was given the chance to try Bake Batch, a new shop that has freshly-baked goodies. To date, they have three pastries, which of course I paired with tea.

Here are my thoughts:

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Everything You Need to Know About the Starbucks Christmas 2020 Collection

For me, the start of the Christmas season is when Starbucks launches its planners, organizers, and holiday-exclusive merch and products. We may be living in uncertain times but that doesn’t mean we still can’t find slices of happiness. This year, Starbucks is inviting everyone to Carry the Merry and celebrate life’s little joys.

Each year, I share with you what Starbucks has in store for its planners and organizers (which I already wrote about here, along with details of my annual giveaway), as well as its Christmas collection. Here’s what they have for 2020:

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A Look Inside the Starbucks 2021 Planners and Organizers + GIVEAWAY

The pandemic may have halted many of our plans, but I still used a planner throughout the year. After all, work never stopped so I still had to plot deadlines, online events, meetings, and other things I needed to do. The same will happen next year, so whether or not we’re still stuck at home, I’m going to continue using my planner to make sure I stay on track of all my tasks. Of course, I’m going to rely on Starbucks to give structure to my days. They just released four Philippine-exclusive designs of the 2021 planners and organizers and I got them a little earlier. Here are my thoughts.

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