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What are you thankful for?

My band Cheats has a song called Sleepist. It’s a fan favorite because of how relatable it is – it’s all about wishing you had no work today and wanting to just sleeeeeeeeeep again. I jokingly call it the anthem of the privileged millennial (i.e. “magpasalamat nga tayo na may trabaho tayo, no?!” LOL) although…

Help A Dad Out!

Hello! I’m writing this post in the hopes of appealing to you guys! One of my longtime dearest blog readers, Mayee, is in need of your help. Her dad suffered a bad fall a couple of days ago and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Joey Manalo has been in the Neuro Critical Care Unit of…

Help Flying Ipis Get To SXSW!

Cheats just got home fresh from St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Singapore. To say that it was an amazing experience is such an understatement. IT WAS THE BEST. Being the first Filipino band to ever get invited to play there is a career high for us and I want to thank everybody who’s supported us….

Kythe-Hearted Mommy Bing

Not every girl is lucky to have a mother-in-law she gets along with. Most mothers-in-law are dubbed “monsters-in-law” because of how they meddle and how they can’t seem to relinquish the power they have over their children, especially their sons. I count my lucky stars that I have married into a family who not only…

Adopting/Sponsoring A Pet

My friend has been wanting to get a new dog because he can’t get his 6-year-old dog to get along with his cat. He’s been trying for a week to get them to hang out but he’s afraid his Jack Terrier might be a little too rough for his Rag Doll cat. They are both very cute…

Go ALL OUT This Saturday!

When I received an inquiry about Cheats performing for a fund-raising concert, I was already on board. Especially when I learned that the concert was a fundraiser for a child with A.L.L. or Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. I asked the band to please make sure we were all available because this cause is close to my…

An Invitation to Join Bayani Challenge 2014!

Gathering one million volunteers across 12 provinces from April 9 to June 12, the Bayani Challenge 2014: Walang Iwanan will be the most massive showcase of volunteerism that the country has seen. Every year since 2006, Gawad Kalinga (GK) and its partners have staged the Bayani Challenge with the objective of building relationships, bringing out…