October is Museums and Galleries Month

Under the Proclamation 798, signed by President Corazon Aquino in 1991, the month of October of every year is declared as Museums and Galleries Month.

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Summer Outing at Playa Laiya Beach Club

#vitaminsea #vacation #beachlife — these are just some of the hashtags that we want to check out, but most especially put in our SNS posts. Because there is nothing more relaxing than a day (or more) at the beach, right?

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Call for Donations for the Moms and Kids in Marawi City

Moms of Manila, in cooperation with Museo Pambata and Modern Nanays of Mindanao is calling for donations for our displaced fellowmen in Marawi City due to the attacks and the ongoing crisis which started on May 23rd.

 

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Moms of Manila sorting and packing the donated clothes and other items at Museo Pambata last Sunday, July 9, 2017.

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Our First Attempt in Online Selling

Online shopping can be addicting. From the old Multiply or Sulit.com (now OLX) to Facebook, Instagram, and through sites like Zalora, Shopee, Lazada and many others.

In 2015, we made an Instagram account called Big Box Boutique. It was empty until we decided to push through with it this year.big box boutique IG

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Green Nature Resort and Leisure Park (San Mateo, Rizal)

Every once in a while, you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle in the big city and find a relaxing place to rest for a while.

That’s what we did last weekend.

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International Museum Day 2017

It’s that time of the year again! Today is International Museum Day. Sadly, we cannot visit any museums today because of our work schedules.

This year’s theme is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

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The official poster of the IMD 2017. The poster “reflects the challenge of addressing contested histories and taboos and saying the unspeakable in museums.”

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Visita Iglesia 2017: San Juan and Mandaluyong Churches

It is our devotion as Catholics to do Visita Iglesia every year, during the Holy Week.

Last year, we visited 7 Historical Churches in Manila. This year, we braved the scorching summer heat to reflect, pray, and visit 7 magnificent churches in San Juan and Mandaluyong and one in Quezon City since it’s on the way.

The details are going to be short, but it can serve as your guide if you haven’t completed this year’s Visita Iglesia yet, to help you with your planning, or just looking for a church in these areas.

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Book Museum cum Ethnology Center

Are you a book lover and history lover? Then the Book Museum cum Ethnology Center in Marikina City is a must visit for you. The place is amazing because all (We mean ALL) collection stored inside are very interesting.

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First United Building Community Museum

Manila – the first in the country to be modernized after hundreds of years to be colonized. It is also home to the first tramway (railway) station, the center of administration, and the first commercial district in the country, Escolta. You can find here the center of commerce way back in the American era in the Philippines, and tons of American inspired buildings built during their occupation, unfortunately, Escolta was part of the casualties and heavy damage during World War II and some of these buildings withstood the Japanese siege of Manila.

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