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Muji is happiness
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I know Muji is as ordinary to Japanese as Ikea is to Swedish. Or maybe National Bookstore to Filipinos. 🙂
But I love Muji.
I go there when I feel bad and just want to look or buy pretty things.
I wish I had a room full of these white bins.

Muji at Rockwell

This sofa bed is just great for a small room

Muji at Rockwell

The beanbag on the right is one of our favorite things at home

Muji at Rockwell

Lately I’ve switched to Muji shampoos and conditioner

Muji at Rockwell

I prefer the kraft envelopes here

Muji at Rockwell

and all sorts of things we already have at home, but prettier

Muji at Rockwell

Spotted: Melvin Mojica and Nikki Luna at Rockwell

Melvin and Nikki

Very recently Muji gave me a very special housewarming gift for my new blog site—Php 10,000 gift certificates to give away to one lucky reader and follower on Twitter.
More than 700 entries were received and only one was chosen in a lottery—my husband picked out this winner: @waniesepasi

Muji winner

I’ve contacted Wanie and we’re gonna meet up after Holy Week.
Thanks to Stores Specialists Inc. and Visions & Expressions for this great giveaway.
To keep updated on the next promos,  Follow jiritajackson on Twitter

Muji is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists Inc. in the Philippines with stores at Rockwell Mall and Bonifacio High Street.

http://www.muji.com/

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I love it here
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When we were kids, we used to go to Baguio a lot. But Baguio’s not quite what it used to be, so for me, this is the new Baguio.

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Just look at this labyrinth

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It reminds me of

Here’s the view from our room

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This hotel

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reminds me of “Somewhere in Time”

Can you tell I love it here?
I want to stay for a week when it’s cool (like now) and have the boys can knock themselves out on the park, the swimming pool and basketball court, and I can stay in and write and rest and be by myself.
I just feel like I can get a lot of things done in here.

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We’re at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel.

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Ruffa does Bodytite
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You may have already seen the billboard on EDSA.

Ruffa Gutierrez for Belo

But it took Dr. Vicki Belo nearly a year to convince Ruffa Gutierrez to undergo an invasive procedure to remove unwanted loose skin on her tummy brought about by childbirth.
Her two daughters, Lorin and Venice, were delivered the normal way, that’s why the TV presenter/actress initially had apprehensions about surgery.
Ruffa admits she had long wanted to get rid of the loose skin on her body.
“I’ve tried different exercises, workout, diet, but nothing seemed to work for me,” Ruffa. “Then I saw Jinkee Pacquiao who underwent the same procedure with Belo.”
Ruffa’s numerous show biz commitments also prevented her from doing an invasive procedure, which she initially thought, would sideline her.
“I thought I would need at least a week to recover, but Dr. Vicki assured me I could work the next day, so that was another factor that convinced me.”

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True enough, Ruffa was mobile the day after her Bodytite procedure.
Bodytite or what is known as Radio Frequency Assisted Liposuction (RFAL), addresses the problem of predominantly loose skin seen on some patients after undergoing liposuction.
Bodytite is a minimally invasive procedure which uses radio frequency (RF) energy applied over the skin and into the fat layer to allow simultaneous lipolysis and skin tightening.
Dr. Belo says Bodytite is best for areas that tend to be loose like the inner thighs, arms and the abdomen.
This happens when skin is damaged by multiple pregnancies and stretch marks, which hamper contraction.
Since Ruffa expressed her desire to have another baby, if ever she decides to remarry, Dr. Vicki assured there is no problem in giving birth again even after the Bodytite procedure.

http://www.belomed.com/

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A.P.C. pops up at Rockwell!
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French ready-to-wear brand, A.P.C. opens a temporary store this Holy Wednesday on the 2nd level of Rockwell’s Power Plant Mall.

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Founded in 1988 by Tunisian-born designer Jean Touitou, A.P.C. stands for Atelier de Production et de Création.
The brand is known for its minimalist design, clean lines and simple patterns.
Logos are rarely visible and pieces tend to incorporate the characteristics of military garments.
With a flagship store at 39 Rue Madame 75006 Paris, it has expanded significantly worldwide in London, Tokyo, Osaka, two in New York City (Brooklyn and Soho), two in Hong Kong, and West Hollywood.
In Manila, A.P.C. is exclusively distributed by Homme et Femme.

http://www.apcjournal.fr/

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