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Holiday Cheers at Christmas Town in SM Southmall

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We’re now a few weeks away from celebrating Christmas and that means that establishments all over the country will start boasting their holiday decors. Last week, SM Malls started the rounds in their different key stores. The major mall in the south, SM Southmall welcomed, us, bloggers and other special guests to the lighting of their giant Christmas Tree. On top of this, live music and a special performance from Stages delighted those who participated in the event!

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Disney•Pixar's Coco Hits Too Close to Home

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We all loved Disney•Pixar movies for their outstanding storytelling, groundbreaking plots, and incredible animation. Every movie is great on its own. Who would have thought that a movie about talking marine animals could be a hit or a house filled with balloons can make us sob? Apparently, for the animation company, the sky is the limit. Nothing can stop them, not even death. This is proven true in their latest film Coco, based on the Mexican tradition Dia de las Muertos or Day of the Dead.

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5 Burning Questions from Stranger Things 2

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Loads of 80’s pop culture references, a small town conspiracy, and awesome story. Netflix definitely hit the jackpot in 2016 with its original series, Stranger Things. It grew a huge fanbase when it came out last year and it was a no-brainer that a sequel is very much warranted. In 2017, the Duffer Brothers brought back the gang and took the audiences to another adventure at the small town of Hawkins.

Netflix PH invited me to be among the very first in the country to enjoy Stranger Things season 2 weeks prior to its release. To say that I am a huge fan of the series is an understatement and to have this privilege was extra special! Upon receiving an access to the episodes, I binge-watched the season in 2 Days. Yes, slow for a nine-episode season but hey, I have a day job! With that said, here are the 5 burning questions that I had after watching Stranger Things 2.

(Beware: spoilers are up ahead. )

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Digital Financial Literacy Initiatives from Sun Life

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I’m at this point in my life where I should be carefree with my money. I have a regular job, I have some bills to pay, but also, I have my expenses for leisure. But sometimes, I tend to go overboard my budget. I can admittedly say that I am not as financially literate as I would want to become. Simple budgeting is not enough. Luckily for me, and for us millennial, Sun Life launched three digital financial literacy initiatives that will help Filipinos be smarter with their money.

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SM Southmall x Buku-Buku Kafe for Art for Peace

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This October, SM Southmall and Buku-Buku Kafe, celebrated United Nations by conducting a series of art workshops. The event comes at a perfect time with their campaign promoting peace through art. The Art for Peace is a series of art workshops that ran for a week from October 21 to 24. Various activities such as sketch workshop, face painting, paper cutting workshop, and music session filled the week-long schedule of the event.
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Cate Blanchett as Hela in Thor Ragnarok.

Thor: Ragnarok Brings a New Brand of Humor

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Marvel movies are a hit among fans for a number of reasons: the overarching stories, the character, and its humor. These films are the true definition of a comic book movie: fun. From Avengers to Guardians of the Galaxy, different directors put their own flavor to their films while still keeping the fun vibe of each. For the third outing of the Norse god, Kiwi director Taika Waititi brings in a new brand of humor in Thor: Ragnarok. Read more about Thor: Ragnarok Brings a New Brand of Humor