Here’s the Full Manila Cast of “The Phantom of the Opera”

One of the things I’m looking forward to this 2019 is the return of The Phantom of the Opera in Manila, which captivated audiences in 2012. I’m sad that I missed it during its first run but the musical will be back in two months and I will definitely not miss it this time. Tickets are now on sale so go buy if you haven’t yet!

I’m also excited because Concertus Manila announced the cast bringing the timeless story to life.

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Paradise Dynasty Launches the Chili Crab Xiao Long Bao

One of my favorite dim sum is the xiao long bao, a steamed dumpling filled with a delicious broth. And when it comes to the dish, one of my favorite places to get it in Manila is Paradise Dynasty, a restaurant known for their eight-flavored xiao long bao. In one basket, you can get dumplings in original, ginseng, garlic, black truffle, cheese, crab roe, foie gras, and Szechuan flavors.

For a limited time, you can also try a new flavor at Paradise Dynasty: chili crab!

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LOOK: These Mug Cakes Can Be Prepared in Less Than 2 Minutes

I started to cook when my family moved to the US, leaving me alone to fend for myself. In order to survive, I went online to study recipes and watch cooking videos. I’ve learned to make basic dishes like stew and fried grub, but I’ve always wanted to make desserts. My hopes were dashed when I realized how hard baking is. It’s a science, after all. Even the deceptively simple no-bake mug cakes are hard.

A few weeks ago, I discovered a new product that takes the hassle out of making mug cakes. Maya’s Happy Mugs come in an easy to prepare recipe, where all you literally have to do is mix the powder and pop it in the microwave. After a minute and a half, you have a pillowy-soft cake that smells freshly-baked.

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WATCH: These Videos Show Families That #ShareAMomentOfJoy

After going through some tough times last year and this 2018, I realized that life isn’t perfect but you can achieve happiness with little pockets of joy. Self-care is about changing your perspective and looking at your stressors through a different lens, forgiving yourself, and finding things that make you happy. For some, it’s through hobbies, while for others it’s spending time with their family.

For Joy Philippines, happiness is about the unconditional love of Filipino families everywhere. In their new video series, they paid tribute to this with two videos where households #ShareAMomentOfJoy.

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Get Up to 21% Off When You Shop Mega Prime Products on Shopee!

One of the staples of our Noche Buena is my mom’s fruit salad. It’s the only time of the year we get to eat it, so I always look forward to it even if I’ve had it since I was a kid. If your family is like mine, I suggest you start buying the ingredients before the Christmas rush. And if you’re like me who’s completely lazy, buy the ingredients online. Mega Prime is joining the Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale and you can buy their products with discounts of up to 21%!

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4 of LG’s OLED TVs Have Been Officially Tagged as Netflix-Recommended

Content consumption has changed these past few years. Now, we no longer need to go to cinemas or wait months until a movie comes out on DVD or on cable TV. Now, we can just go to our favorite streaming platform and be among the first in the world to catch a movie or TV show. We don’t have to leave home.

LG has redefined home entertainment because four of its OLED TVs have been officially tagged as Netflix-recommended. In order to be approved by the streaming giant, they need to have: a fast app launch, a dedicated Netflix button, easy access Netflix icon from the TV menu, TV resume function, and the latest version of the Netflix TV app with all its latest features.

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