Monthly Archives: November 2015

Black Friday Sale at National Bookstore

black friday

The Black Friday Sale is on at National Bookstore. You don’t need to queue or brave the throng of shoppers because they are making the shopping easy for you at the click of the mouse.

NB is giving away 20 percent on imported books and 10 percent on premium brands.

The best part, according to the newsletter, is that shipping is free for orders of P1000 and up. They accept cash on delivery payment.

This is the perfect time to do your Christmas shopping online!

Have a happy shopping weekend! The sale ends at 11:59 p.m. on November 29, 2015.


Best baby shopping tips


When I saw cute baby clothes online it brings back memories of my shopping experience for my first baby. I was so excited that I started collecting baby stuff as soon as I discovered that I’m pregnant. I thought that shopping early gives me ample time to look for inexpensive and quality baby items. I shop for a few pieces every pay day so it won’t hurt my budget. I bought baby clothes (mostly whites), sweater and bonnet, mittens and socks, wrapping blanket, bedding and sheets; diaper stuff, baby essentials like soft washcloth, disposable wipes, rash cream, and hypoallergenic soap, lotion, etc. Even if I have plan to breastfeed, I still bought feeding bottles, big and small ones.

I added a few items with shades of pink and yellow when I learned about the baby’s gender through ultrasound. Bigger items like crib and crib mattress pad were bought towards the end of my pregnancy. We don’t have a big room to accommodate the crib so we decided to purchase it less than one month before my expected delivery. I used the same items (except for the pink clothes) when I got pregnant the second time. I only add some items with shades of blue for our baby boy. I remember checking for Red Sox baby clothes particularly the cute onesies for the little boy.

If you are expecting a child, its best to keep a list of baby items that you need. You may include a couple of new wardrobe for you. Don’t forget to include a pair of nursing brassieres in your list. It’s best to prepare early when your tummy is not yet big than cram when you can no longer move or go about because of your big tummy.

You may also check for local and branded baby products online for convenient shopping.

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Camping tips


School vacation is synonymous to fun and learning new things. For parents, you can engage your kids to a lot of age-appropriate activities. For older kids, they are sure to enjoy camping and lots of camping activities. But make sure kids will bring the necessary and appropriate tools and supplies for campings such as water, food and cooking utensils, shelter and beddings, clothes, personal hygiene and first aid kit. You may also inform their teacher or camping leader about certain condition or allergies your kids may have as precautionary measure.

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