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Philippine Hamsters Owner Society Celebrates 7th Anniversary

Philippine Hamsters Owner Society (PHOS) celebrated their 7th anniversary at the 3rd Floor, Function room of Star Mall, EDSA Shaw, Mandaluyong City.

PHOS 7th Anniversary

There were guppies, syrian hamsters, white mice, sugar gliders, rabbits, flowerhorn, snakes, frogs and other small pets.

Syrian hamster are sometimes called teddy bear hamster

There were raffles and swap meet among members of the society and  is open to the general public.

My friend Achilles went there at the show yesterday also saw some gerbils on display and pet supplies for sale.

At the end of the two-day exhibit and bazaar, Olongapo Rabbit and Rodents Club won “Best Hamster Group ” and ” Best Hamster Display“.


Philippine Hamsters Owners Society Celebrates 7th Anniversary

Philippine Hamsters Owners Society will be celebrating their 7th year of existence in our hobbies.

We want to thank you all the support that you give to the @philipp and we want to give it back to you all the love! So this coming June 15 – 16, 2019 it’s Saturday and Sunday at the 3rd floor Function Hall, Starmall EDSA Shaw, Mandaluyong City around 10:00am to 7:00 pm.

 Philippine Hamster Fair will be celebrating the 7th year anniversary of one of the leading group here in our hobby. We invite all the pet lovers, enthusiasts, pet groups, pet society and pet community to join us in the event that every people wait every year of June. We give something new this time. Our theme is COLLECTORS SEASON. We will be looking for a breeder or just a hamster lover that collecting Hamsters like, collecting hamster species, mutations, dwarfs, Syrians that wants to exhibit and have a chance to win prizes that deserved his/her effort. Tentative Activities: – Hamster Show (depends on entries) – Hamster Race – Best Booth Display – Best Hamster Group –

And many more For more info message @juan or message our PHOS FB page.

A Coffee Institute for Filipinos and Coffee Connoisseur

Mr. Micheal Harris Lim the first Filipino to make it to the semi-finalists of the World Barista Championship in Boston, USA.

Mr. Micheal Harris Lim

He is also  the 2019 Philippine National Barista Champion. He sees boundless opportunities for the Philippines to promote its coffee worldwide.

He flew to Boston in the United States for the World Coffee Championships  last April 1 not only to showcase his talents but also to give the world a taste of the potential of Philippine coffee.

Together with his family, friends, Department of Trade and Industry representatives, Department of Tourism, Benguet coffee growers association and coffee enthusiasts opens the Institute for Coffee Excellence.

 Institute for Coffee Excellence

Since he first ventured in the coffee business way back in 2001, He has been committed in providing solutions to elevate the quality of local crops and equip the Filipino farmers with tools and knowledge to help them keep up with the evolving industry.

” This journey has inspired me to create a space to nurture, the baristas and our Filipino coffee farmers .” Thus , he built the Institue for Coffee Excellence to have its thrust work at both ends of the spectrum : for farmers and baristas.

He envisions the institute as an instrument in fostering a community that works together for sustainability to achieve the ultimate goal of having a steadily increasing food and coffee security for the Philippines and for the future generations to come.

Mr. Raoul de Peralta

” The transformation of a community begins with education. In the case of our coffee community , I believe we would have to start by empowering our farmers and baristas with knowledge, values and passion to work towards a beautiful coffee future, ” he shares.


Barrio Fiesta

A Barrio Fiesta themed party capped the opening of the institute. There are dozens of regional dishes from different parts of the country.

roasted cow

Roasted cow from Ambrosia’s were roasted for several hours, longganisa from Nueva Ecija, pinaputok na pla pla which is the specialty from Rizal province.

longganisa from Nueva Ecija

mixed vegetables with strawberries from Benguet

native kakanins like bukayo and tikoy



lumpiang ubod or sariwa

pancit with deep fried lechon kawali and quail eggs.

kesong puti with pandesal

pinaputok na pla pla

grilled pork liempo

curacha and sugpo with alavar sauce from Zamboanga

live band


There was a program for all the coffee connoisseurs, invited guests and there was a live band and party all night long.

To know about the Institute for Coffee Excellence, Please visit coffeeexcellence.org.

Garden Gourmet Food and Craft Festival at Shangrila Mall

Garden Gourmet Food and Craft Festival 2019 organized by Silk Events Management was held from February 28 to March 3, 2019 at the Food Forum at the Lower level of Shangri-La Plaza Mall in Mandaluyong City.


The first event was staged sometime August 2018 last year and more than 30 stalls have participated.


Maexel Chichabites -Medium Php 100 and Php 200 Large Pack


Manang Joy Empanada

We were invited by Maricar’s Jewelry from Meycauayan, Bulacan who specializes in making tambourine jewelry necklace and modern ready to wear accessories.


modern fashion jewelry accesories


Himalayan pink salt and lamp


garden set-up and photo booth


crackle chips


Timplador lechon belly


Taste buds corn chips, crackers, peanuts, mix nuts, sweet candies, jelly candies


Mr. Mikko Hilario is a third generation proprietor

Mr. Mikko Hilario who hails from San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan. He is a third generation proprietor and specializes on roasted peanuts, corn chips and other snack items from the province. They are also adding some more products before the end of the year.

They also have an active FB and Instagram account.

Contact : 09176331321



There were no entrance in this food and craft festival.



Skinfitness Clinic Special Promo Package for the First Quarter of 2019

Skinfitness Clinic your partner in dermatological care is having their anniversary and first quarter promo package for 2019. Their clinic is at 5th level SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City . It is just beside the Atrium and near the chapel.

One can have several benefits in availing for their special package.  Try to visit them and have a consultation.


Microneedling or referred to as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) is a process that involves needles to puncture hundreds of tiny holes in the skin, creating pseudo wounds that prompted our own system to produce the necessary collagen and elastin for the repair of the new “wound” thereby improving the scar. This is a break through revolutionary therapy which is popular with celebrities, and is available at the center.

Please like and share their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/skinfitnessctr/

Address: 5th Floor SM Megamall- Atrium, Edsa corner J. Vargas Avenue, Mandaluyong City 

Operational Hours- Monday to Sundays 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Contact : 0917 577 7229 or 470-1936