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Valentine’s in America

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In America, they are always celebrating an occasion.  You will never run out of celebrations and it is a good marketing gimmick because people just buy and buy every occasion :-)  After Christmas it’s Valentine’s Day and it is big!  I love all the special packaging and limited edition items they have!!Valentine's in America (4) Valentine's in America (2) TargetValentine's in America (11) Valentine's in America (6)  OMG! Target @target  knew Heart2Heart was coming!!!! :-) Going crazy!!! I’m coming here every January!!! Valentine's in America (9)Valentine's in America (7) Valentine's in America (8) Valentine's in America (3) Valentine's in America (10)  Even dogs can celebrate Valentine’s Day!!! Valentine's in America (12) Valentine's in America (13) Valentine's in America (1)

Rustan’s Valentine Celebration 2016

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 An afternoon of beauty, fashion and friends Rustan's Valentine Celebration (49) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (50)  Everyone loved the Monique Lhuiller @moniquelhuillier dresses which were truly beautifulRustan's Valentine Celebration (51)  Beautiful  flower wreaths by no other than the best florist @rustansflowershop. Thank you for the special touch Rustan's Valentine Celebration (52)   I was so happy when Rustan’s told me they would celebrate my birthday – Valentine’s Day.  It’s not my birthday though I celebrate it as if it was :-)  Thank you to Dina Tantoco and Kay and Joy for organizing such a wonderful celebration. Rustan's Valentine Celebration (53)    I am blessed to be able to share it with all my friends and the people who have supported Heart2Heart from the beginning.  Valentine’s Day is a special day not only for me but for sure for everyone – we have to make sure we look beautiful for our husbands and boyfriends and what better way than to get help from only the best – from Rustan’s. @rustansph Thank you to all of you – my friends who came to celebrate Valentine’s Day in my happy placeRustan's Valentine Celebration (54) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (55)Rustan's Valentine Celebration (56) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (57) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (58) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (59) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (60) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (61) Rustan's Valentine Celebration Rustan's Valentine Celebration (2) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (3) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (4) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (5) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (7) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (8) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (9) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (10) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (11) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (12) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (13)  We all enjoyed too much so we are looking forward to more.   It makes me happy to share my happy place with Heart2Hearts friends.   Make sure you look beautiful for yourself and for your loved ones this coming Valentine’s Day  #ShareTheLoveWithRustans #rustansph

 Each guest registered and got a card.  Have your card filled up by going to all the stations and get a gift at the end :-)  It’s like a kiddie party but for adults! :-)Rustan's Valentine Celebration (14) Nuxe

 Play a memory game or build the Eiffel TowerRustan's Valentine Celebration (15) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (16) and win a prize :-)Rustan's Valentine Celebration (17) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (18) Nars station – on the spot make up by Beauty specialists from NarsRustan's Valentine Celebration (19) Phyto StationRustan's Valentine Celebration (20) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (22)The Murad Youthcam which analyzes your skin’s true condition by measuring the 5 skin health concerns- fine lines and wrinkles, redness, pigmentation, inflammation and pore size.
Rustan's Valentine Celebration (23)  Each guest that did this received a Murad Gift Voucher for a facial Rustan's Valentine Celebration (24) Clarins stationRustan's Valentine Celebration (25) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (26) Voucher for 30 minute Skin time at the Clarins counterRustan's Valentine Celebration (27) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (29) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (30) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (31) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (32)  Thank you to Nars and to Beauty specialist Cat Gumabao for all the make up tips! Many of my friends are like me now and are inspired to learn how to put make up! I had asked Rustan’s @rustansph to allow me to share my favourite things one of which is the spa and facial services which everyone got! Also since this year I have made it a new year’s resolution to learn how to properly put on make up I had asked them to share some beauty basics. And since Valentine’s Day is a special day not only for me but for sure for everyone – we have to make sure we look beautiful for ourselves first and foremost and for our husbands and boyfriends. Looking forward to sharing more make up workshops Rustan's Valentine Celebration (33) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (62)  We need to make sure we are beautiful for our boyfriends and husbands for Valentine’s Day. Everyone loved the hair products by Phyto  @rustansthebeautysource You have to use it to appreciate what it can do to your crowning glory. Thank you Toni Aviles for showing us how to use them and for the tips on using the curling iron and blow dryer ( all from Vidal Sassoon by Rustan Marketing corp )Rustan's Valentine Celebration (34)  Thank you to our stylist Rachelle Que- Love @loverachelleque for the fashion tips! Rustan's Valentine Celebration (35) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (36) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (37)  Super love the dress by Pia Gladys Perey @piagladysperey which is Exclusively available at Rustan’s.  She was born and raised in the town of Tagaytay in the Philippines. As a child, Pia was exposed to fashion, sewing and pattern making through her grandmother. Pia would spend her school breaks not playing with her friends but watching her grandmother make clothing patterns.
Synonymous to sexy elegance for the modern goddess, PGP has become the go-to label for glamorous pieces with a romantic flair. Sensual folds and dramatic drapes define the PGP woman, where curves of every kind are celebrated and made beautiful. PGP continues to soar with multi label stores and specialty boutiques situated in several fashion hotspots in Australia, Singapore, Philippines, United Arab Emirates and the United States carrying the label
Pia Gladys Perey label was launched in 2008 at the New Generation shows of the Rosemount Australian Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia followed by a successful Ready To Wear show in 2009 in Mercedes Australian Fashion Week. In 2010, Pia Gladys Perey, debuted in the USA at the Miami Fashion Week in March 2010 US which gave way for her label to be stocked in the iconic Patricia Field boutique in New York City.
In 2013, PGP’s made its way to LA Fashion Week with the label’s first solo show wherein the label received rave reviews from the press.
Last year, the fashion label debuted its SS’15 collection in the City of Lights at the historic Maison de L’Amerique Latine in Paris, France as the Philippines’ official representative in World Fashion Week (WFW). WFW is an internationally acclaimed event where leading and emerging fashion designers from 50+ nations participate in an elaborate showcase of world fashion and trade, celebrating cultural diversity, while promoting world tourism and lifestyle destinations. ( www.piagladysperey.com)
Now available in Rustan’sRustan's Valentine Celebration (38) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (39) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (40) Thank you East Cafe for the delicious cocktails Rustan's Valentine Celebration (41) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (42)  Heart2Heart loves giveaways!   No one ever comes out empty handed especially at yesterdays Valentine celebration at Rustan’s @rustansph Rustan's Valentine Celebration (44) Rate New York Clutch bagRustan's Valentine Celebration (45) Rustan's Valentine Celebration (46)

Thank you to to Rustan’s for making my “birthday” special one for me and my friends. Thank you to my friends for coming and sharing the love
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COACH Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day

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Coach, Inc., a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, celebrates Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day with specially curated gifts and gift ideas.

COACH Chinese New Year & Valentine's Day (2)To welcome  the year of the monkey, Coach will be giving out a special Lunar New Year luggage tag as well as limited edition red envelope pack for purchases made in Rustan’s Shangri-La.

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The luggage tag comes in bright red to capture the spirit of the season and is embossed with the silhouette of a monkey, while the limited edition red envelopes are shaped in the brand’s iconic hangtag.  The limited edition red envelope pack will be gifted with a minimum purchase of Php5,000 for selected regular items. If customers reach a minimum of Php20,000 on purchases made on regular items, they will receive both the limited edition red envelope pack and luggage tag. The Chinese New Year novelty gifts are available for purchases made from January 19, 2016, until stocks last. Per DTI-FTEB SPD Permit No. 0092 Series of 2016.

As we celebrate another season of love, Coach presents specially curated gift ideas for Valentine’s Day for you and your loved ones. Visit our store and check out our newest Spring 2016 men’s and women’s collection for that perfect gift this Valentine’s season.

COACH Chinese New Year & Valentine's Day (1)In the Philippines, COACH is located at Rustan’s Shangri-La. Follow @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.

The Best Valentine’s Gift is the One That’s Not For Me

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 My favorite  Valentine’s gift this year is this because it’s not for me :-)

My cousin Ana gave them to me because she says it’s christmas time for me and so she is giving me a christmas gift and these are meant to be given to the kids at my foundation, Educare. Educare adopts daycare centers.  She still thought of me because they are pink.  So these pink and cute Hello Kitty crayons will go to the kids at the daycare centersThe Best Valentine's Gift is the One That's Not For Me (1)

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Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol

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 This has got to be the best Valentine’s we have ever had!  You think that as you grow older the magic dies down – but not for us! :-)  For me atleast! haha!!  When we arrived in Bellevue Resort Bohol, they prepared for us a Romantic dinner by the beach!!!  IT WAS SO SO BEAUTIFUL!!Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (5)

 It was very windy so it was nice and coolRomantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (2)

Outside the private hut, there was a hammock and a love seat :-)  Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (4)

 Our view from the hutRomantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (3)

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Great service from the Staff at Bellevue!! Erwin, the restaurant supervisor, Janno and JaniceRomantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (7)

 Everything was so delicious and in generous portions!  You can book this dinner on its own or as part of a package!Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (9)

We had fresh buko juice instead of wine :-)  Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (11)

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Chef Gerry Diplog came out and brought us coconut rice!Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (17)

He sliced the coconut to open it and there was our rice!!!  Which was cooked with coconut juice!  Very interesting.Romantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (18)

 Love the heart chocolate on our yummy dessertRomantic Dinner at Bellevue Resort Bohol  (1)

How We Celebrated Valentine’s Day This Year

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This years Valentine’s Day was a most unusual and unique one!  It was Lola Charing’s 40th Day and so we celebrated both special occasions for lunch.  It was a Saturday and so it was nice because we used to have Saturday lunch with Lola every week40th day of Lola Charing

It was potluck so everyone brought something!!!  appetizers valentine 40th dayMini Grilled chicken buns with sundried tomato pesto from Pria’s Kitchen brought by Quito and Pamgrilled chicken buns with sundried tomato pesto prias kitchen caviar pie marielle poChicken Ala King homemade by Tita Rose and heart shells all the way from the Lola of Tita Rose from Pampanga!!  Brought by Ria and Tricia.  Ria was so maalaga with her dish- she even heated the chicken and then prepared them one by one and served it all by herself :-)Chicken ala king tita rose and ria I was happy it was Valentine’s so I was able to make it pink and hearts :-)  valentine 40th day set up dininglola 40th day diningvalentine set up 2015 bChopitos and Baked Mac from Mogu from Keith and Angela – Good to know that Mogul has party plattersMogu party platter baked mac and siopitosMotorino pizza from Bubu and Trisha and Eugene and Marga Motorino pizza potluck valentineThis was my request!!! I saw it in instagram and asked Trisha to bring some heart shaped pizza! YIPEE!!!motorino heart pizza valentine Putanesca pasta from Catherine and Pork Bbq from Pamangan ( Des Torres ) from James and Rica putanesca pork bbq Tapered from Vargas Kitchen brought by Rookie and AnaTapadera vargas kitchenXocolat chocolate cake from Paolo and Val – YUMMY!!!!xocolat chocolate cake Softdrinks and Juice from Gogs and Beer from Rico and Gina.  There was wine from Lola Charing ( c/o Tita Bing Bing ) but I failed to take a photo, it was all gone haha!! :-) softdrinks and beer potluck valentine
Birthday cake!!!! YAY!!!
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Xocolat Red Velvet Cheesecake from Paolo and Val – Not available in the shop, made special for the birthday celebrants :-)
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inside the red velvet xocolatPhoto time!!!  Always a must to have a group photo!! Rounding up the kids!!kids at 40th day of lola valentines Then with everyone!!! Third and Fourth generation cousins celebrated Lola’s 40th day – We were each others Valentines :-)  Happy and full of love just eating and being with the family :-)family photo lolas 40th valentinesGiveaways :-)giveaways 40th day lola valentines dayMy cousin Ana who takes care of all of Lola’s things – gave me some extra name labels of Lola and I am so happy I was able to use them- perfect for the giveaways!!

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The Chosen Children Foundation

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This month of LOVE please join me in raising awareness for  #ChooseLove for The Chosen Children Foundation.  Please check out the #ChooseLove video and share it so that we can show the “Mamas and Papas” how much we appreciate their unconditional love.

 Thank you Marco Lobregat for nominating me to spread the word. Happy Valentine’s month everybody!

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My Lola Charing had a very famous saying ” MORE THAN YOU”
Whenever you tell her I Love you, that would be her reply. We always think that we ????someone so much and we express it by telling them I ???? you. But Lola answers back with MORE THAN YOU. ???? It’s beautiful because it makes you ???? the person even more. ????To me it means, loving unconditionally or always giving more back. Giving ???? back ????Just like the Mamas and Papas of Chosen Children Foundation who ???? the disabled children unconditionally. We don’t know how they can ever show their love back in a normal way but yet the Mamas and Papas continue to care and ????them

This month of LOVE please join me in raising awareness #ChooseLove for The Chosen Children Foundation. Please check out the #ChooseLove video http://youtu.be/imJsM6qkyGQ and share it so that we can show the “Mamas and Papas” how much we appreciate their unconditional love. Thank you @mlobregat for nominating me! I now nominate @sugar_n_spice_88 @candyreyes @manayesg @everyday_flair @dltiangco @tancoconut To take a photo of something that symbolizes ???? and share it to help raise awareness for the Chosen Children Foundation and the Mamas and Papas who continue to #ChooseLove. Happy Valentine’s Month everybody???? #chosenchildrenfoundation

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 Sharing here what the people I tagged shared :-)

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