Showing posts from May, 2020

From farm to table: Australian Table Grapes are back in the Philippines with unique varieties on offer this season

Grapes are great for our body. And it's made from approximately 80% water and contain a high amount of fibre which means they hydrate, cleanse and detoxify active bodies. They also contain resveratrol which converts bad, white fat in the body into good "beige fat", which helps to burn calories and prevent weight gain. Photo grabbed from Taste Australia Philippines Facebook Page Naturally grown and ripened under the Australian sunshine with a sweet burst of flavour and juicy pulp, the new season of fresh Australian Table Grapes are now available for Filipinos to enjoy today.  From April, the 2020 season varieties will be available at different stores and partners like Rustans Supermarket, Shopwise, Marketplace by Rustans, Robinsons Supermarket, S&R, SM, and even thru e-Commerce partners like Baytownsproduce, Crate2Plate, and Dizon Farms, which includes Tam;s Gold and Crimson Seedless as well as Sweet Sapphire (A long finger shaped black grape), Autumn Cris

Smile Train Global Ambassador Catriona Gray Joins Online Speech Therapy Sessions for Cleft Patients

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The world’s leading cleft organization, Smile Train Philippines recently held a virtual speech therapy session with its Global Ambassador, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, in an effort to reach and continue educating more patients with a cleft lip and/or palate amid the enhanced community quarantine. Smile Train recently launched virtual speech therapy sessions with its volunteer Ms. Veronica Yu CSP-PASP , a Speech Language Pathologist and a faculty member of the University of Sto. Tomas College of Rehabilitation Sciences. She led the discussion on the effects of cleft disability on speech and the impact of feeding difficulties on the physical well-being of children. Ms. Yu also demonstrated her patients’ progress on proper pronunciation, which they were able to accomplish during the separate one-on-one online therapy sessions. Smile Train Global Ambassador Catriona Gray joins the organization’s online Speech Therapy session to reach and educate more p

#ISOLATED NOT ALONE: an initiative to support women at increased risk and suffering domestic abuse, fueled by self-isolation and pressures of Coronavirus

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, domestic violence is surging. This is the unintended consequence of the isolation measures needed to contain coronavirus – that women and children at risk are trapped at home with their abusers. Frontline women organizations are already seeing a significant increase in domestic violence cases resulting in a greater demand for support services. Here’s an open letter from Avon And Natura &Co  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: THE SILENT PANDEMIC AMIDST COVID-19 • Avon launches Isolated Not Alone campaign to raise awareness of silent epidemic exacerbated by isolation during the global Covid-19 crisis; • The Avon Foundation for Women announces $1m commitment to front-line services to support women and children in need and at risk; and • Avon’s network of Representatives are rooted in communities and can offer lifesaving sign-posting to those affected. Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women are launching an initiative to supportwomen and gi

Let’s Make Ham And Cheese Pizza using Real California Milk Cheddar Cheese

It’s been almost 2 months since the enhanced community quarantine started here in our country. And as a mom, you can’t stop worrying on when this pandemic will be over. But at the same time, this is actually a great time to spend more quality time with your loved ones. Especially to our family. I am blessed to be spending the rest of the day with the twins. Aside from household chores, I always make sure to spend most of my time with them. And honestly, i’ve been running out of ideas and activities to do with my twins. While checking out our fridge, I saw a bunch of ingredients that I can use to do home made Ham and Cheese Pizza. My twins Faith and Hope will definitely enjoy making pizza with me. Ham and Cheese Pizza made with love by my twins, Faith and Hope Good thing that I also have a lot of Cheese from Real California Milk. They have Pepper Jack Cheese, Colby Jack Cheese, Orange Cheddar Cheese, and Cheddar Cheese. My twins loves cheese so much and they can eat 2