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Fifteen Cool Tips for Living in Small Spaces

By Joanna Goddard | via CupOfJo | Erin Boyle of Reading My Tea Leaves and Gardenista and her husband live together in seriously small quarters—a 240-square-foot studio, to be exact. She agreed to share her surprising tips about how to make it work (and not drive each other crazy)… 1. Maximize your windows. Drape your windows in a way that allows ...

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When Super Dads Hang Their Capes

by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via FoodfindsAsia.com| What makes a Father, his children’s ultimate superhero?  Father, Papa, Dad or Daddy, these are just titles for someone who has children.  Any man can father a child and be called Daddy but it’s a diiferent brand of Daddy that can be called a Superdad with matching superpowers. It’s not in the way he talks ...

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A Peak at Lizette Gueco’s Unique Hobby of Collecting Tea Cups

by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via FoodfindsAsia.com | Since I was a young child, I have been a collector of one thing or another.  I guess, “hoarder,” in a milder sense of the word is apt to describe me. (Maybe collectors are really just glorified hoarders.) From Barbie dolls to buttons to coins and stamps and anything with a sunflower on it, ...

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Revisiting That Trip to Casa San Pablo

by Homerun Nievera, SouthOfMetro.com | What an excuse to get away. It was the summer of 2010 and Manila’s Friendster.com team went on a team-building activity in Casa San Pablo, San Pablo City in Laguna. I took my Sweetie along for the trip. Well, I needed help in case the kids (the Friendster team, that is) went rowdy and needed a ...

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15 Motivational Bill Gates Quotes on Life’s Success

via geckoandfly.com | Born William Henry Gates, better known as Bill Gates. Just in case you are wondering, he holds only 4.5% of Microsoft, and according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, most of Gates’s assets are held in Cascade Investment LLC, an entity through which he owns stakes in numerous businesses, including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Corbis Corp. This ...

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Summer Road Trip? Remember this: B-L-O-W B-A-G!

Going elsewhere this summer? Make sure your house is safe. The Philippine National Police on Wednesday released public safety tips against crimes and accidents during the Lenten break. If going out of town and leaving the house unattended, the PNP suggested making sure appliances are unplugged, gas stoves are shut off,  and all doors and windows are locked. Although it ...

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How Not to Land in the Emergency Room During Christmas Season

by Homerun Nievera, SouthofMetro.com | Partey! Partey! Partey! <party!> December first ushers in the Christmas Party season. It’s also the time of year when many are rushed into hospital emergency rooms from cases of food poisoning and heart attack. Yes, it’s true! During a conversation with my doctor, top cardiologist Dr. Anthony Leachon, I took some notes on his tips ...

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