Paano Ba ‘To?! by Bianca Gonzalez

Bianca Gonzalez

  Many years ago, when I was editor in chief of the teen magazine Meg, I asked the adorably awesome up-and-coming commercial model Bianca Gonzalez to write a then-groundbreaking article on a topic she was passionate about—celebrating her beautiful morena skin. So it felt like we were coming full circle […] Read more »

Finding Healing through Reiki

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I discovered Reiki eight years ago while recovering from a major illness. Our neighbor was a psychologist and a Reiki master who saw patients for counseling and for healing. While I definitely saw the benefits of Western medicine (it had cured me, after all!), I didn’t see any harm in […] Read more »

Holiday finds at 10a Alabama Arts&Crafts Fair

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Haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet? Don’t panic—just drop by the 10a Alabama Arts&Crafts Fair this weekend! 10a Alabama is our go-to place for charming, handcrafted finds by local artists, and you’re bound to discover great gift ideas that won’t burn a hole in your wallet. Today and tomorrow (November […] Read more »

Label Holiday 2014 Sale

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Our friends at local indie clothing line Label recently sent us some photos to give us a sneak peek (sweet torture, I tell you) at their upcoming holiday collection, which they’re finally launching this weekend! Though their seemingly simple basics are a departure from my usual quirky, colorful picks, Label’s […] Read more »

Pylones Merry Money Promo

Pylones Chef

With a wide array of fun and functional merchandise, quirky French knickknack shop Pylones is the perfect place to do your Christmas shopping. And guess what? Starting tomorrow, November 7, Pylones is offering a money-back promo in the form of gift coupons!   With a minimum purchase of P2500, customers […] Read more »