Showing posts from December, 2021

6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

4 Tips on How to stay motivated during the COVID-19 Isolation

  image via pixabay Just when we thought that we are ready to start living on the new normal, a new variant of the Covid-19 showed up and make things a little more complicated. While it is true that many portions of the world have lifted travel bans and were now accepting visitors, the threat of the new variant has caused many to stay in their homes. If things continue to worsen, we may see 2020 repeat itself with numerous countries locking themselves and telling people to stay in their homes despite many being vaccinated. Sadly, there are still many people yet to be vaccinated. Even though the COVID-19 vaccinations are given free of charge, some are still skeptical to get the shots and some have other more complex reasons. For example, in the Philippines, only 46.3% of the population has been vaccinated which puts the remaining 53.7% of the population at risk if they decide to go out. Vaccinations also don’t necessarily mean that you are safe from COVID-19 either, so, for most of

Filipino Bloggers Network holds 10th Annual Thanksgiving Party

  It was a decade ago when the Filipino Bloggers Network (FBN), one of the most active Philippine-Based community of bloggers and influencers in the country, held its first-ever Thanksgiving Party in a hotel in Quezon City.  This coming December 12, FBN will hold its 10 th Annual Thanksgiving Party virtually to reacquaint with fellow members around the country and reminisce 120 months of challenges and cheers; 3,650 days of networking; countless stories and priceless memories.   Although the gathering will still be online just like last year, FBN members anticipate the annual get-together as an opportunity to make new friends and catch up with old pals they have not seen for a while, not to mention the chance of winning some exciting prizes from the games and raffle draws. Representatives of different PR groups and brands will also grace the event to personally thank members of the online community who have supported them in the past years.    FBN currently has around 2,000 members

Original soju vs Flavored soju: What is your preference?

Soju, referred to as Korean Vodka, was originally launched in South Korea in 1924.  It has risen to be the number one selling liquor worldwide. With the continuous growth of Korean dining, K-dramas and K-pop culture, it remains to be a pillar in spreading Korean drinking culture around the globe. When it comes to weekend relaxation or holiday celebration , samgyeopsal or Korean BBQ paired with Soju is always an instant hit with Pinoys. With different soju variants to choose from, which do you prefer, the original Korean soju or the flavored soju? Non-flavoured Soju Jinro Chamisul has two variants: The Jinro Chamisul Original or Classic with alcohol content of 20.1% ABV and Jinro Chamisul Fresh with alcohol content of 16.9% ABV. Thus, the only difference is their alcohol content. Both pass through a patented Korean bamboo charcoal filtration process to get rid of hangover-causing compounds. Between the two, I prefer the Chamisul Fresh as I always want to have a clean drink that allow