Sunday, December 27, 2020

War with Grandpa DVD Giveaway! Ends 1/15/21

December 27, 2020 0 Comments

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Welcome to the War with Grandpa DVD Giveaway!

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1 Winner will win a copy of the War With Grandpa!!!

See review HERE.

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How can you reach your 2021 health and wellness goals with Purple Carrot?

December 27, 2020 0 Comments
 **I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Let's try to be positive! It's a great thing for people to have health and wellness goals and trying to turn their lives around. It's not all about obesity but also for some ill worldwide, something needs to be done and get people in better shape! Joining a gym or dieting is a great way to do that; however, as you know, these "New Year Resolutioners" end up quitting within the first couple of weeks to a month. Why is this?

Because they do not know how to reach their goals. They think by just going to the gym or eating less unhealthy food that they will be able to lose weight or be healthy.

Why not try something that makes it easy to eat healthily and add more plants to one’s diet?
Let's try this:

2 sweet potatoes
13.4 oz chickpeas
1 cucumber
½ oz fresh parsley
1 lemon
2 tbsp white miso paste
2 tbsp tahini
1 tbsp white vinegar
6 oz gai lan
2 tsp white sesame seeds
2 tsp crushed Aleppo pepper
2 tbsp + 2 tsp (4 tbsp + 4 tsp) olive oil*
Salt and pepper*
*Not included
For full ingredient list, see Nutrition


1 .
Roast the sweet potatoes

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Slice sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and transfer to a baking sheet. Rub each sweet potato half with 1 tsp olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Roast, cut side down, until tender, 25 to 30 minutes.

2 .
Make the cucumber chickpea salad

Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Halve the cucumber(s) lengthwise and thinly slice. Pick the parsley leaves. Halve and juice the lemon(s). Add chickpeas, sliced cucumber, parsley leaves, just 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) lemon juice, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) olive oil, and a pinch of salt to a large bowl. Toss the cucumber chickpea salad to combine.

3 .
Make the miso tahini

Add just 1 tsp (2 tsp) lemon juice, white miso paste, tahini, white vinegar, and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water to a medium bowl. Whisk miso tahini until smooth.

4 .
Cook the gai lan

Trim about ½ inch off the ends of the gai lan and chop gai lan into bite-size pieces. Heat 1 tsp (2 tsp) olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped gai lan and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water and cook until bright green and crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Taste, and add salt and pepper as necessary.

5 .

When the roasted sweet potatoes are done, slightly mash the flesh with a fork. Spread miso tahini on large plates and top with the mashed sweet potatoes. Add cooked gai lan and cucumber chickpea salad. Sprinkle the stuffed sweet potatoes with white sesame seeds and Aleppo pepper. Tuck in!

This recipe is 100% plant based, 100% delicious. Order now at Purple Carrot where you have a lot of recipes to choose from that will be delivered to your doorstep every week.

You may also try: 

Harissa Roasted Butternut Squash

with Buttered Dates & Crunchy Quinoa Pilaf

When you eat a plant-based diet good things happen:

Decreased chance of high blood pressure

Reduced risk of heart disease

Lower risk of diabetes

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Goals in general are good no matter what you are doing. Not only do they keep you focused on the task ahead, but they also give you something to look forward to. You will also feel really good about yourself and give you that much more confidence in the future in your health and wellness goals.

Saturday, December 26, 2020


December 26, 2020 0 Comments
If you’ve been busy all year and haven’t found time to finish your Christmas shopping, you are not alone! It’s definitely not too late to get your family and friends something special before the year ends and show them your love.
Since we’re all advised to stay home this holiday season, you don’t have to go out to get these items. Here are some gift ideas that are just a click away, and that you can order or make virtually and send to your loved ones before the year ends: 

1. A special playlist If you don’t want to spend money on a present but still want to make it extra special and personal, craft a special playlist for your friend that will make them remember the good times you’ve spent together. You can also include newly discovered songs or videos that you think they’ll love, or add in a few that you know will crack them up! Don’t forget to label it with a playlist name that’s very specific, quirky, or witty and share it via YouTube or Spotify! 

2. An iWantTFC premium subscription The holiday break is the perfect time for binge-watching! If your loved one is on the hunt for new shows to follow or intends to catch up with their favorite ABS-CBN show, you should sign them up for a premium, ad-free access to the iWantTFC streaming service, the biggest library of Filipino content! With over 1,000 movies, live channels, full episodes of classic and currently airing ABS-CBN shows, Thai boys’ love shows, and originals, one will never run out of things to enjoy on iWantTFC! Plus, a premium subscription only costs P119 a month. 

3. Tickets to concerts on Treat your loved one and their family to a concert without them having to go out of the house! Let them enjoy great live music while helping others in need by buying them a ticket (P1,200) to the special benefit Christmas concert titled "Our Grown-Up Christmas List,” featuring musical theater royalties Gian Magdangal and Carla Guevarra-Laforteza who will sing songs about “home, love, family, and friendship.” Access to the show is available for 48 hours from December 24 (8 PM) to December 26 (8 PM). Your friend can also usher in the New Year on December 31 starting 7 PM by watching Resorts World Manila’s “The Grand Countdown to 2021,” which will offer performances by Morissette, Jed Madela, Jona, and Jon Santos. The general admission ticket costs P600 and gives the holder access to the show only, while the special ticket costs P1,200 and gives the holder access to the show and a chance to win exciting gifts.

4. Digital scrapbook Instagram carousel posts are a good way to show your appreciation for someone, but why not make it more fun and unique by crafting a digital scrapbook of your favorite photos together? You can DIY your own design and layout using Photoshop or use free templates available online!

5. Cover of a song you want to dedicate to him/her In the mood to sing your heart out? Pick up an instrument and give your loved one an intimate performance of their favorite song! If your group or family wants to surprise someone, you can also use a social karaoke singing app like Smule to let you all cover a song separately without sharing a microphone! Unleash the performer in you and upload the video of your song cover on social media or just send it to your friend for their safekeeping. 

6. Gaming skins or in-game goodies Got a competitive friend who’s into Mobile Legends or League of Legends? The holiday season is the best time to spoil them by getting their gaming champions or their weapons a festive makeover, or by purchasing them event passes! If you’re not sure what to gift them, you can just send them over currencies in their favorite game. 

7. A personalized video greeting from your loved one’s favorite Kapamilya star If your goal is to make your loved one shocked or surprised by your gift, you should definitely go for a personalized video greeting from their favorites! 

Just head over to, a new online video shoutout request platform that allows you to book a special video message or a song dedication from over 50 Kapamilya stars. You can also enjoy their special holiday promo if you book from December 24, 2020 to January 7, 2021. 

Book a personalized video greeting from your favorite Kapamilya artists such as Elisse Joson, Belle Mariano, Loisa Andalio, LouDre, KiaNo, KarJon, FumiYam, and many more by visiting! For updates, like or follow on Instagram and @fanloveph on Twitter.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Revitalizing PH Tourism with “Hinahanap-Hanap Kita Manila”

December 17, 2020 0 Comments

The “Hinahanap-Hanap Kita Manila” online concert held last December 13 was a resounding hit! Aiming to promote Manila’s cultural heritage sites, the highly anticipated virtual concert succeeded in taking both local and international audiences at the edge of their seats for a unique and totally breath-taking spectacle.

Hundreds of thousands of viewers of “Hinahanap-Hanap Kita Manila’s” live online broadcast were thrilled to watch and listen to great local artists perform the groundbreaking Manila sound of Hotdog, at different Manila heritage sites. Bras Pas Pas Pas Pas and Bing Austria performed the song “Annie Batungbakal” at the intimately charming Paco Park, Raymund Marasigan and Yeng Constantino gave an animated performance of the song “Beh, Buti Nga” at the Museo Pambata, Bea Lorenzo showed off the walled city of Intramuros as she sang “Langit Na Naman”, and Nicole Laurel Asensio provided an elegant rendition of Hotdog’s “Panaginip” at the gloriously restored Jones Bridge.  Equally magnificent were Ebe Dancel and Blaster Silonga who serenaded viewers with the Hotdog classic “Ikaw ang Miss Universe” at the National Planetarium. Gary V and Armi Millare regaled audiences with the Hotdog standard “Manila” at Rizal Park, Luneta and,Team Vibe dancers who performed to “Bongga Ka ‘Day” at Manila City Hall’s Kartilya ng Katipunan, Lagusnilad and Kapetolyo in the finale. The mastering of the music was made possible by Rubber Inc and the foundation of all the songs, instruments, and arrangements were played by Bras Pas Pas Pas Pas, who also performed their rendition of “Una Sa Lahat”, “Pandesal Sa Umaga” and their own original tribute to Manila sound, “Disko Na.”

The music videos presented at the concert’s satellite locations were creatively directed by Juno Oebanda, RA Rivera, Paolo Valenciano, Jason Tan, Alco Guerrero and Quark Henares. The concert was produced by Juno Oebanda, Dindin Araneta and Jezreel Apelar with Department of Tourism Culture and  Arts of Manila Chief Charlie Duñgo and National Parks Development Committee Executive Director Cecille Lorenzana Romero at the helm. 

Tourism and the creative industry has been one of the hardest hit sectors of the economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But with the support of the Department of Tourism, Tourism Promotions Board Philippines, City of Manila,  Juancare Foundation Inc., and Viva Music Publishing Inc. working together with the Department of Tourism, Culture and Arts of Manila (DTCAM), National Parks Development Committee (NPDC), Intramuros Administration (IA), National Museum of the Philippines (NMP), Nayong PIlipino Foundation (NPF), and Museo Pambata to mount concerts like “Hinahanap-Hanap Kita Manila”, revitalizing the Philippine tourism sector is well within grasp.

If you missed “Hinahanap-Hanap Kita Manila” or simply can’t get enough of it, check out the entire concert by visiting this link

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