Monthly Archives: May 2015

Robinson’s Place in Puerto Princesa, Palawan

The movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron” will always be memorable for my hubby and me since we watched it in the beautiful island of Palawan.



To the city dwellers who can’t stand staying in a place without a mall, there’s already a Robinson’s Place in Puerto Princesa (along the National Highway Road) and an SM on the works =)


At the Elephant Cave in Puerto Princesa, Palawan

At the Karst Mountain Elephant Cave, one of the sites of Amazing Race Philippines and Ukraine. We were going back to our hotel from the Underground River Tour when thankfully, our tour guide decided we stop over here for some pictorials.


It has excellent limestone formations and is actually one of the exit points of the Underground River.

Elephant Cave got its name because it looks like an elephant lying down… do you see it? Agree? =)


You can check out Puerto Princesa accommodation and tours by clicking HERE.

Toastmasters Meeting at Asian Institute of Management (AIM) on May 27, 2015


Vincent Juan from Davao will be our country’s representative in the world championship of public speaking at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas this coming August. His speech is about his experience of having a special child in the family.


Maybe you would also like to be a champion speaker too, and someday represent the Philippines. Start your journey by attending our Toastmasters meeting…

FPH Case room, Asian Institute of Management (AIM)
Paseo de Roxas, Makati City (entrance in front of Greenbelt 1)
May 27, 2015 (Wednesday)
7:00 PM

If you’re attending, please get in touch with me: Landline 299-0401 or Mobile +63908-3768088. See you! =)

The Power of Intercession Seminar at Valle Verde Country Club, Pasig City on May 30, 2015


Experience the Power of God in your Life

“The Power of Intercession Seminar” by Vita Monforte

– Discover your power to stand in the gap between God and your loved ones

– Learn ways to further equip you to be in the spiritual realm

– Witness God’s power to flow more into your life

Vita Monforte is a long time community leader and has been in the Charismatic renewal for 37 years now


Antipolo room, Valle Verde Country Club, Pasig City (beside Ultra)
May 30, 2015 (Saturday)
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM


We believe that every person is called to prayer. Every person is called to be an intercessor.

Come to this seminar to learn about intercession – and discover how simple it is.

And as an intercessor, you will witness the power of God flow more into your life!

Learning Fee now at a subsidized rate: P475.00/person

Inclusive of a seminar guide kit plus two light snacks and 1 light lunch

Note: This give-away price is possible because it is being subsidized by generous sponsors who believe in the power of this event to bless lives.

For inquiries, please email:

A Parent for One Day =)

A day of ice cream,




jungle gym



and 4D theatre on dinosaurs, with my husband’s nephew, Aiden, at SM Fairview.


For one day, I felt what it’s like to be a parent…

Whew! It can be tiring, but happy and fulfilling =)

Thanks to Bryan Nespral and Ann Princess Grana Nespral for entrusting Aiden to us.

We had fun =)

Review of “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” The Musical

This league of superheroes is ready to watch the show…

The stage is set…


Rating: 3.5/5

“Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzical” is my favorite show ever (I watched it about 5 times already). Tita Myra, my aunt from New Jersey blurted out after watching Zsazsa, “This is better than Broadway!”… I smiled because I had her same sentiments. Hence, I was ecstatic upon learning that the team that brought about Zsazsa came up with a new play. “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” is the latest project of the admirable team comprised of writer Carlo Vergara, Director Chris Martinez and Musical Director Vincent de Jesus.

Before the play started, a few words from Producer Perterean Brinas of Dalanghita Productions…

The actors were all superb… in acting, and most especially singing. Filipinos are just so darn talented! Lead role, Bituin Escalante (Mely) sang effortless (geez, I wish I had even a tiny portion of her talent). My fave of the night is Kim Molina (Viva), who portrayed Bituin’s sister… I just sooo love her acting! I adore Gianina Ocampo’s (Nena Babushka) heartfelt singing as well (I can relate… sniff, sniff). Too bad I was unable to watch Menchu Lauchengco’s rendition of Madre de Dios but her alternate Astarte Abraham did a splendid job.

Bituin Escalante, you deserve the applause…

One thing I didn’t like about the play though is that it was too long. The play started at 8:00 PM and it lasted for more than 3 hours! My friends and I didn’t care to have photo-ops taken with the stars because we were all famished. We already got to have our dinner nearing 12 midnight already. I hope the production would consider trimming down the play, and delete the scenes and songs that aren’t too important or aren’t contributory to the conflict.

Dinner at Jay-J’s after the show…
We were so famished that there were no leftovers, not even a single grain of rice… haha =)

All in all, I still love Zsazsa Zaturnnah more, but still kudos to the team of Vergara, Martinez and de Jesus for coming up with another creative, entertaining and funny superhero musical =)

P.S. You can buy the comic book of “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” at the theater booth for P175. I bought a copy and I can’t wait to read it. Let’s see how the story and story lines compare to the musical… =)

Leading Lady Comic

Interested to watch “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” The Musical? Then please CLICK HERE.


“Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” The Musical at the PETA Theater Center from May 7 – June 7, 2015

Leading Lady
Source: TicketWorld

Dalanghita Productions proudly presents…

Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady (The Musical)

From the creators of Zsazsa Zaturnnah ze Muzikal

Created by Carlo Vergara
Music and Lyrics by Vincent de Jesus
Directed by Chris Martinez

Comedy, drama, romance, action, deception, confessions, superheroes, super villains, family & a maid…

“Being a maid is tough enough, but when Mely lands a job under a group of superheroes, she steps up to the unique challenge for the sake of her family. Based on Carlo Vergara’s one-act play and graphic novel of the same title, Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady the Musical revolves around Mely and Viva’s sibling relationship, made complicated by an unsettling past and a budding romance, all in the context of an ongoing war between the superhero and supervillain teams. The musical takes us through the journey of the characters as each tries to find his/her place in the world.” –


Bituin Escalante & Frenchie Dy
Markki Stroem & Hans Eckstein
Red Concepcion
Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo
& many more…

The PETA Theater Center
No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila
Quezon City, Metro Manila

Show Dates:

14 (Thursday) 8:00 PM <Buy 4 + 1 Ticket Free (same section)>
15 (Friday) 8:00 PM  <Free Carlo Vergara comic book for VIP Silver ticket>
16 (Saturday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM <Buy 4 + 1 Ticket Free (same section)>
17 (Sunday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM <Buy 4 + 1 Ticket Free (8:00 PM) (same section)>
21 (Thursday) 8:00 PM <Buy 4 + 1 Ticket Free (same section)>                                          
22 (Friday) 8:00 PM <Buy 4 + 1 Ticket Free (same section)>                                                
23 (Saturday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM
24 (Sunday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

4 (Thursday) 8:00 PM
5 (Friday) 8:00 PM
6 (Saturday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM
7 (Sunday) 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

Ticket Prices:

Free seating per section (First-come, First-served)
P1500 VIP Gold & Silver
P1200 Ringside
P1000 Orchestra Side
P800 Balcony


Leading Lady Promo

For inquiries & to buy your tickets, you may call (63-2)843-3570 or Ticketworld at (63-2)891-9999. You may also visit the Ticketworld Website.