Thursday, April 28, 2011

Today's Food Deals!

With irresistible food deals like these, you won't even think about your colon cleanse diet! (Or you can just go back to it when you've enjoyed all the food that's now surprisingly affordable!

From Cashcashpinoy  (JOIN THROUGH THIS LINK)
  • 50% Off! Only P250 for P500 worth of Food and Drinks at Sweet Pea by Chef Florabel Co!
  • 50% OFF any kind of Fondue and Drinks at Old Swiss Inn!!!

  • Only P150 on Any Coffee and Slice of Cake at Goodies & Sweets Food, Greenhills (valued at P300)
  • ONLY P197 on Freska’s Set Meal for two persons at several Freska Ilonggo SeaFood and Inasal branches (valued up to P394)
  • Only P250 for a choice of any dish with refillable iced tea at San Mig Alabang Pub & Restaurant (valued at P500)
  • Only P45 on an Ice Ice baby PLUS a P25 store credit on any other products available at California Berry Tomas Morato, SM Megamall and Robinsons Galleria Branches (valued at P90)
  • Only P200 for a Middle-Eastern Fusion Fare at Kabab Korner, Diliman, Quezon City (valued at P400)
  • Only P300 on 1 Dozen Chocolate-Covered Fresh Strawberry Mochi at Dez√Ęto Mochi, New Manila (valued at P600) 
  • 50% OFF on Food and Drinks at Kazam Kebab House! Only P250 to enjoy the best Persian Cuisine in the Metro! (Original Price: P500)
  • Feast on 4 bounteous courses of Bubba Gump’s best, originally priced at P2,242.30 - now only P1,395 for Deal Grocer members!
  • Deal Grocer members get first dibs in trying Hyphy out at a steal! For just P 350, you get to sample anything up to PhP 500 worth of food from Hyphy’s fly menu.
  • KEG is offering half-off on all items on their menu, exclusively for Deal Grocer members! Bring as many friends over and order anything up to P1,000 worth of food and drinks for just P500.
  • This summer, we invite you to try Chef Godrey Laforteza and Chef Him Uy de Baron’s exciting Pan-Asian creations in this 8-Course Lunch Menu which you can enjoy unlimited servings of and in the intimate confines of the Crystal Room, originally worth Php 1,190 – now ONLY Php 595 for Deal Grocer members! What’s more, you can enjoy this deal for two exciting visits - that’s right, for this Deal Grocer exclusive, ONE coupon entitles the holder for TWO visits to the Crystal Room!

Monday, April 25, 2011

Great Boracay Deal!

Found this deal in Cashcashpinoy, good for 2 persons.  I'm very tempted!

       - round trip airfare tickets from SEAIR,
        - 3 days/2 nights accommodations at beach front Microtel Boracay
        - daily breakfasts for 2
        - a dinner at Zuzuni Boutique Hotel and Restaurant
        - welcome drink and lei
        - free flowing coffee from in-house coffee machine
        - free use of swimming pool
        - free use of kiddie play center

All for ONLY P15,280!  That's 65% off the "real" value of P43657.  

The only catch for me is this:
  • Travel period from June 15 to October 15, 2011 -- can't take a leave.  Sigh....
  • Booking/redemption period is May 2 to June 30, 2011.
Only 16 hours to go as of this writing!  So if you haven't done so, click here to sign up with Cashcashpinoy and get this deal and other great deals NOW!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Gymboree deal!

On both our recent Tagaytay trips, my kids went crazy over the playground, especially the wooden swing sets and the slides. I'm now thinking if this Ensogo deal (which is already expiring in a few hours' time) which offers an Annual Membership, inclusive of 10 Play Coupons and 4 Age‐Appropriate Core Classes at Gymboree for only 2500 pesos (instead of 6800 pesos, a whopping 56% off!)

I didn't do this for my older kid, because I found it too expensive.  I enrolled him in a playschool instead.  But since this deal is really cheap, maybe it would be good for my youngest.

If you are not an Ensogo member yet, click on THIS LINK to join and see this and other great deals.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Relaxing deals

Feeling old? Tired? I do feel that way sometimes, and it's not because I feel that I'm in need of Hormone replacement therapy anytime soon. But stress does take its toll, what with trying to juggle a full time job, being a mom, and numerous rakets.

I've found the following deals that seem attractive to me:

From Ensogo:
  •  Only P450 for a Facial with Chemical Peeling of Face and Neck at Zhao Skin & Body Care, San Juan City And Quezon City (valued at P1,800) 
  • Only P600 for Skin Lift Infusion at Zhao Skin & Body Care, San Juan City (valued at P2,000)  
  • Only P200 for One Hour Massage plus use of Wet Floor Area at Platinum Executive Gym and Health Club, Quezon City (valued at P800)
  • Only P550 on a Beauty Regimen Kit at Diana Stalder, various branches in Metro Manila, Cebu and Lucena (valued at P1100)
  • Only P425 on a choice of Fruity or Floral Hand and Foot Spa with Manicure and Pedicure at Nailconcept, Timog Avenue (valued at P850)
From Cashcashpinoy:
  • 52% OFF!!! Only P699 for a 3-Hour Relaxing Package including a Full Body Massage + a Full Body Organic Scrub at Simply 1 Spa!
  • P999 for a Facial Mesotherapy or Resolift + Free Ultra Lipo Session at The Zen Institute!
 Click on the highlighted sites to join and to receive special offers like the ones mentioned!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


We just finished submitting our 2010 income and 2307 to our accountant for proper income tax filing. My husband and I have irregular income so we pretty much have some difficulty knowing how much we earn on a monthly basis, until we actually list everything down. What appalls is that we actually don't have much money left over after paying for expenses!

That's why we're always on the lookout for "rakets" for a little something extra. While the husband and I think we are not good with sales jobs, we actually were able to sell a little something here and there, nothing big really, and very occasionally, but it kinda boosted our belief that there's money to be made if we really look hard enough for opportunities.

What I think I'm good at is writing.  And I try to get some extra income from it.  After all, with today's rising costs and prices, any extra income would only be helpful.

What "raket" do you have and what would you suggest?

Thursday, April 7, 2011

In emergencies

I really hate being in debt, because to my mind that means that I have negative balance of money. But sometimes we couldn't help it, because there may be times that urgent situations call for urgent solutions.

This is a time when I can say that credit cards are definitely an asset! Imagine having to seek medical attention without any cash on hand? While there is supposed to be law against hospitals collecting a deposit on emergency cases, it is a fact that you do have to pay for your bill sooner or later. What I do then is pay off the bill with my credit card.

Then, after the storm is over, I have until the payment due date to determine if I have enough funds to pay for the credit card, hopefully from our emergency funds. If I do, I earmark that money to pay the credit card around the time the due date rolls around. But if not, I may try to look for personal loans who have an interest rate that's lower than the interest rate offered by credit cards (since credit card in the Philippines charge a whopping 3 percent EVERY MONTH!).  My mother gives me no-interest loans without a due date (except when she needs the money) and that is the best type of loan because it's not as pressuring.  However, I do make sure that I pay it off as soon as possible.

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A part time ophthalmologist, part time micro business owner, part time graduate student and FULL TIME MOM struggling to find balance in the confusing world of multitasking :)