MANILA, Philippines — There is a day in a year wherein children get to show their appreciation for their selfless and untiring love that only a mother can provide. There is really no way to match the amount of love that flows from the heart of a mother, but it is always a good idea to reciprocate by treating mom to the gifts that match her heart’s desires. For the pretty in pink mom Cara Delevingne for Dior Addict Stellar Shine Pink, according to Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director of Dior Makeup, is the color of happiness, freedom and femininity, which is why it was among the most favorite colors and the “lucky color” of legendary designer Christian Dior. As such, the brand recently launched Dior Addict Stellar Shine, a new collection of 24 luminous pink hues, ranging from subtle nudes, to fiery corals, seductive reds and bold plums. The range also boasts of a new formula with micro-pearls for shine; natural beeswax for a lightweight … [Read more...] about LIST: Mother’s Day treats for ‘it’ moms
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Do you feel like your income is just enough, and there's nothing left over for savings? Or perhaps you have the good intention to save money, but before you know it's the end of the month and you've spent more money than you thought you would. This happens to many people, so how can you take control of your spending? Here are four tips that can help you be more mindful of how you spend your money and break your overspending habit. START TRACKING YOUR SPENDING Are you really overspending, and what are you overspending on? To answer these questions, we recommend you start tracking your expenses. You may think it's a tedious exercise, but with so many budget tracking apps available, it's really as easy as taking a few seconds after you've made a payment to input the expense in your chosen app. This can be an easy habit to develop as we're usually on our phones anyway, and some people even use contactless payment systems via smartphones. Just add on that extra step of using a budget … [Read more...] about Curb your overspending with these 4 tips
By Kristin Rushowy Queen's Park Bureau Wed., May 8, 2019 Teachers’ unions are targeting Progressive Conservative MPPs who won narrow victories in last year's provincial election, sending postcards to every household in their ridings that condemn the government’s controversial education reforms. The postcards, which are being distributed this week, are aimed at more than 30 Tory ridings considered vulnerable, including those held by MPPs like Christine Hogarth (Etobicoke-Lakeshore), Robin Martin (Eglinton-Lawrence) and Jeremy Roberts (Ottawa West-Nepean). Sources said a few cabinet ministers were added to the list despite their more decisive victories, with Education Minister Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce) among them. It is unclear if voters in Premier Doug Ford’s Etobicoke North riding are included. If every home receives one, about a million cards would be sent out to the 33 ridings. Article Continued Below The targeted mailouts represent … [Read more...] about Teachers’ unions target Tory MPPs with postcard campaign
Indonesia is about to head into the hotter weather of its dry season: It’s time to start heading to the mountains instead of beaches for climbing and hiking. After the afternoon rain clouds start thinning, the afternoon will mean heavier sweating, and those of us in the cities will need a break from our daily battle with the heat – as well as the traffic, noise and routine. A day or two off to escape the milieu is necessary for taking some deep breaths of cleaner air and for zoning out, staring at a more serene panorama, before we charge back into the fray, feeling refreshed. Beach vs. Mountain While beaches are a safe bet for a weekend getaway, why not challenge yourself by climbing a mountain? Most major cities in Indonesia (and many others throughout Southeast Asia) have great climbs within easy reach. And it’s an option worth considering because climbing a mountain has its own special type of … [Read more...] about Try hiking or climbing for a refreshing weekend getaway
SINGAPORE: Every time freelance writer Clare Lee, 27, uses a changing room when trying on clothes in fashion outlets big and small, she will take a few minutes to inspect every nook and cranny in her cubicle for hidden cameras before feeling safe enough to undress herself.For 27-year-old Fiona, who did not want to give her full name, she will always double-check that the curtains in her bedroom or hotel are fully drawn such that there is not even a teeny-weeny gap for anyone to peek through, and steer clear of unattended baskets in supermarkets.Freelance content creator Hilary See, 27, would refrain from standing near the edge of the escalator where people can look up her skirt, and try to use either a bag or a file to cover the back of her skirt while climbing the stairs.With spycams and phone cameras taking voyeurism to unsavoury new heights, these women are among a growing number of people who have taken extra precautions to protect themselves and their private spaces.As Fiona, … [Read more...] about The Big Read: Singapore’s voyeurism problem – what’s wrong with men, or the world?