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Monday, July 17, 2017

Athena and Crave, healthy drink and snack made just for you

I never liked milk as a child, but when I got pregnant with my first born, I knew I had to have milk whether I like it or not. Good thing when I started taking it, I loved it. And I'm still taking it until now. Mind you, both my kids are adults now. Aside from my daily calcium supplement intake, milk is important to help me stay limber and have stronger bones.

One of my favorite brands is Athena, a milk specially formulated for women. It's delicious and packed with the nutrients needed for my active lifestyle. Below are just some of the reasons why I love this milk.

No other milk understands you better.

Women like you, who are always on the go, seek to strike a balance between work and personal time to be able to enjoy life to the fullest. That is why you need to stay fit and attractive, to look good and feel good whenever you can. You have unique needs that only women like you truly understand.

Introducing Athena, the milk specially formulated to meet your special nutritional needs.

  • High Calcium essential for optimum bone health. It is also a source of Vitamins D and K, Magnesium and Phosphorus nutrients to help maintain strong bones
  • Low in Fat so you can enjoy this beverage without the risk of high caloric intake
  • Source of Anti-oxidants such as Vitamins A & E and Zinc to help maintain healthy skin and promote optimum immune function.

Athena, a delicious beverage made just for you. Drink Athena today!

Athena comes in two flavors Milk (180 grams Php 130.00; 400 grams Php 273.00) and Choco (180 grams Php 130.00). It’s available online at and in-store at Mercury Drugstore, Watsons, and Southstar.

There is also another product from Unilab that is great for preggos. Healthy, delicious and nutritious food is essential for expecting mothers. Crave is packed with all the vitamins and minerals to keep you and your baby healthy and strong during pregnancy. I wish I had this when I was pregnant with my two kids. 

Crave Healthy is the first snack product in the Philippines that is specifically designed for the pregnant woman by doctors and nutritionists.

It’s NUTRITIOUS because it contains essential nutrients Folic Acid, Iron, and Calcium that are critical for both the mom and her growing baby. It also has reduced salt and just the right amount of calories that give the pregnant woman that extra energy she needs daily.

It’s DELICIOUS because it tastes just like her regular snack. Crave Healthy is currently available in Sweet Corn flavor and does not have any aftertaste of nutrient fortifications. It helps support the nutritional needs of pregnant women and their developing fetus.

A healthy way to satisfy hunger and food cravings of pregnant women!

A pack of Crave is worth Php 25.00 at 30 grams each. It’s available online at, select Med Express branches, and select Robinsons Supermarket outlets. 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Cladding your home – what are the results?

You want to make sure that your home is an attractive and comfortable environment to live in. It also helps if you can reduce the cost of living in the property. Cladding your home can help with all of these things. You may wonder just how durable cladding is, and whether it's safe to use.

In this article, we are going to talk about different types of cladding, and explain the positives and negatives. We are also going to explain why hiring a professional like Peter Bracey is a good idea. The experts can help you decide which type of cladding is best for your needs, and can make sure that it's fitted in a secure and safe manner.

Which cladding should you choose?

Any cladding material can help to insulate your home. This is a useful way of reducing your energy costs. Cladding also helps to protect the exterior walls of your home against damage caused by extreme weather conditions, such as damage to the paint work during hailstorms, or cracks to exterior decoration, due to high temperatures. If you live in an area where traffic is busy, you can also benefit from the noise reduction that comes with having cladding fitted. There are three main types of cladding material to choose from; vinyl, timber and UPVC. You will get benefits from them all; but, there are also some drawbacks. Let's take a look.

Vinyl cladding is often a good choice, from a budget point of view. It's generally the most affordable option. The potential downside is that this type of cladding may need to be replaced over time as it can warp and the colour can fade. Timber cladding is often the best fit, from an appearance point of view. But, if you choose timber cladding for your home, you need to be prepared to spend a significant amount of time on maintenance. If you do not do this the cladding can be highly susceptible to rotting.

UPVC cladding is the most durable option, so it's unlikely to need replacing for a considerable length of time. It's also easy to maintain. All you have to do is wipe it down using a clean damp cloth and cleaning fluid, to get rid of dirt and mildew. The one negative aspect of this type of cladding is the price. It's usually the most expensive choice, in terms of initial outlay.

The choice you make depends on your own personal circumstances. You have to consider your motives for having the cladding installed, as well as the budget you have available.

Why professional installation is important

You should always have cladding installed by a reputable professional. Check independent and online reviews and ask people for recommendations. Take some time to ensure that you make the right choice. It's important that you choose the right provider to do the work as poorly fitted cladding is not as effective when it comes to the benefits we have mentioned. It's also likely to need replacing sooner, and may be unsafe.

You can see the benefits that can be gained from having cladding fitted to your property, as well as the pros and cons of different cladding materials. If you choose to have cladding fitted, do not forget to invest in professional help.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Bingo and exercises- make you a healthy and happy mom!

Life of a mother is never less than a roller coaster ride! From looking after the child to taking care of the entire family, what not you have to go through 24/7 as a mom.

The stress level reaches its peak when you happen to be a working woman too. It gives you a jitter of nerves every moment for sure.

But inspite of going through such hectic schedules all day you can live your life healthily and happily.

A health conscious and a happy mom brings in positive ambience in her house which in turn helps in proper overall development of her child.

Your kids often follow you and think you as their role model. So if you are a fit and healthy mom your child is definitely going to be a disciplined and a healthful one too.

Fitness is not always about working out hard or hitting the gym.

It can be about following simple things like sleeping on time, eating right, doing some exercises and engaging in recreational activities.

A proper balance should be maintained in all the above mentioned aspects to get that healthier you.

Exercises can be simple free hand ones or going for a walk and running in your nearby parks.

Your pastime activities can include anything that you love to do in your spare time to keep yourself entertained.

The best one among them that can make your day every day are the exciting online bingo games.

Sign up on one of the best bingo sites with free bonus no deposit named BingoMagix and get an impressive bingo bonus worth £10 completely free for your gameplay.

Play, win and be the happiest mommy ever!

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday Faves

Father's Day is just a few days away and yes, I'm panicking! I still haven't thought of the gifts for the two men in my life... My dad and my husband. I normally don't have problems buying gifts for my loved ones, but I have to admit, these two are the hardest. Both men are vain, meticulous and has lots of requirements when it comes to their personal stuff. So, if you think we, women, are the more vain ones, nope, I totally disagree! I know a lot of men who are so vain.

Then Gifts Less Ordinary came to my rescue. I'm so glad I found this because they have so many unique gift ideas. True to its name, their gifts are less ordinary. Here are some of my cool finds.

Personalized Map Photo Wall Art Blocks For Him

This set includes a personalized set of ready to hang wall art blocks, one treasured map location, one photograph and your personal message. A great Father's Day gift, isn't it? You simply need to tell them your one special treasured map location, send them your chosen photograph and let them know your message for the engraving.

Personalized 'Best Dad' Whisky Glass

Spoil your dad with a personalized whisky glass this Father's Day! This etched whisky glass will be a permanent reminder of how much he is appreciated and can be used time and time again.

Personalized Luxury Leather Travel Wallet

This stunning leather travel wallet is perfect for your trips abroad. With a secure popper opening, and three sections including one clear pocket, this luxurious accessory can organize all your travel essentials with ease. Compactly sized, it can easily fit into a handbag or briefcase, and is extremely useful for keeping all your travel documents at hand. Handmade in the heart of Italy from the finest full grain leather, this luxurious document holder is guaranteed to stand the test of time.

Personalized Men's Silver Message Necklace

Our beautiful sterling silver hand cast pendant can be personalized on the front and back with a message of your choice.

Watch Stand

This is all new personalized wooden watch stand was handmade from beautiful English Oak and Amish American Black Walnut. It can be personalized to make a truly unique and timeless gift. The watch holder itself is designed to hold your watch in the correct position so it can be easily read. This design turns your watch into a great night stand.

So there you have it. Aren't they cool and unique? If like me, you still have no idea what to give your main man on Dad's day, I'm sure you'll find something for him from Gifts Less Ordinary.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

What to do in case of Water Damage at Home

Water damage is one of the most expensive repairs to fix because it spreads at a rapid pace and saturates materials which will ultimately need to be replaced. This is such a common problem that restoration fees have skyrocketed to $2.5 billion annually in the United States, with the average homeowner paying $7,000 to repair the damages. One of the most expensive fees associated with water damage is paying a professional to remove mildew and mold that feeds on the damp materials. Black mold is incredibly dangerous for humans, and any area with mold greater than 3 square feet must be removed by a professional. The most important thing to do when you find water damage is to locate the source of the leak, assess the damage, and determine the appropriate means to repair the water leak and damage. You may visit this link to know more about mold remediation.

When pipes get old, washers easily break and compromise the seal of the waterline. These leaks can be difficult to spot until it’s too late, so you must know a few simple techniques to find a leak before it becomes a problem. One of the most common leaks associated with water damage is caused by pipes leading to the bathroom. These are often the most used water source in your home unless you are a dedicated chef cooking four-course meals. When toilets leak, there will be a distinct hissing sound coming from the tank. This hissing is the sound of water slowly draining from the tank, and you can begin to determine which part needs repairs. Clogged gutters are the most common problem not associated with broken pipes. This is a common problem in cities like Seattle, where there is heavy rainfall and deciduous trees constantly clogging your drains with leaves. When the water backs up it will have no place to go except into your roof. This is simply remedied by cleaning your gutters so the water can flow away from your home.

Assessing the damage is the most difficult task for an untrained homeowner. The first thing you will want to do is contain the leak. If you have a broken pipe somewhere in your home you must shut off the water to prevent further damage. You will need to determine if the water damage has compromised the structure of the building to ensure you don’t fall through your floor. You will then need to make a thorough inspection for mold and pay careful attention for strong smells of mildew.

The last step is determining how you should go about repairing the damage. Unless you are a handyman, you should not attempt to fix this damage by yourself. There could be dangerous mold hidden in the walls and you do not want to needlessly expose yourself to harmful spores. If you find the leak quickly, then a professional may be able to use special drying techniques to repair the damage rather than replace it. For severe damage, you must call a professional to fix the leak, and a restoration company to eradicate mold and restore the structure.
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