D.I.Y. POKE: My Favorite POKE Bowls

As I am constantly on the lookout for healthy spots to check out, I’m so glad that Poke Bowls are finally a thing in Manila! Poke is a famous Hawaiian dish that has been a staple in their homes for centuries now. Poke means “to cut” which explains the cubed raw fish found in this dish. I was so ecstatic when I found out that D.I.Y. POKE was opening right outside my village! They are the first in the Philippines to solely focus on Poke Bowls and what makes it extra special is the fact that you can choose to even customize your own dish! Other restaurants in the Philippines have tried to join in the Poke Trend but have failed to execute it as well as D.I.Y. Poke. A traditional Poke Bowl consists of raw fish ( ahi tuna or yellow fin tuna ), seaweed ( hijiki or wakame ), white rice, sesame oil, onions, sesame seeds and soy sauce.  In D.I.Y. Poke, You have the option to choose from 5 Signature Bowls: HEALTH BOWL The Health Bowl is one of my favorites! It comes with a GENEROUS amount of Salmon and Tuna Chunks, brown rice, seaweed,corn, ginger and shoyu...

ZAFUL FINDS: MY TOP PICKS FROM ZAFUL.COM

If you haven’t heard of Zaful then you are definitely missing out! Zaful is a one-stop online shop perfect for all your clothing needs. Their items are trendy and affordable. Here are a couple of items that I copped: NECK ZIPUP PILOT JACKET – $27.99 A bomber jacket is the perfect athleisure piece. It is definitely making a statement in the fashion world this 2016. I opted for a basic black bomber as it can be worn in multiple ways. A bomber jacket can dress down a formal outfit and even add style to a plain white tee + jeans combo. FAUX SUEDE BASEBALL HAT  – $4 If you know me well enough, you will notice that I wear hats pretty often. I’m  a street or athleisure wear kind of dresser. This faux suede hat caught my attention right away as I am always on the hunt for unique pieces that not everyone has. Plus it was only $4! MIRRORED PILOT SUNGLASSES – $5.83 Accessories can surely add that oomph to an outfit! I decided to get a couple of sunglasses from Zaful because they are affordable and of good quality! This specific pair got my attention because of its unique color....

LA CASITA: MY FAVORITE SHOP IN MADISON GALERIES ALABANG

A four-story lifestyle mall called Madison Galeries conveniently opened right by Alabang Hills. Located along, 398 Don Jesus Blvd, Muntinlupa,  It features various restaurants, salons, fitness spots and most importantly my mom’s shop, LA CASITA ACCENT DECOR. My mom has always had an eye for beautifully crafted things. Her shop sells various items such as trinkets, conversation pieces, accent wall decors, industrial lamps, etc. Since I had the chance to visit her shop over the weekend, I decided to share with you guys my top 5 favorite items from her store. Telephone Booth Lamp – Php 25,000  The telephone lamp is a great industrial piece perfect for the living room area or even in your own bedroom! This unique item is my personal favorite and my brother loves this piece as well! He has one in his room and it gives that “wow factor”! 2. Industrial Tripod Lamp – Php 4,900 Hello to my film buff friends! This is a lamp I would want in my room! The base of the tripod is crafted from wood that is finished in black  which contrasts well with the metal shade. Small Industrial Tripod Lamp – Php 3,500 3. Wallhanging Airplane Wine Rack – Php 6,800 To my...

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