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Hopes for the New Year for Cagayan de Oro

by: Maia Fortich-PobleteMimaiScribbles It’s way past the New Year but a lot of people are still busy trying to come up with their resolutions for 2019. While I prefer to get inspired and motivated by affirmations, I do have some resolutions – but they’re all for my beloved hometown, Cagayan de ...

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Three Workouts You Can Do at Home

MimaiScribblesby Maia Fortich-Poblete Now that the holidays are over and it’s back to the daily grind for us, it’s time to take a break from all the partying. It’s time to get back into shape. After all the eating and drinking we did over the Christmas break, I’m sure many ...

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Affirmations for the Year 2019

(This is from my blog mimaiscribbles.com – currently waiting for domain renewal –and was written as a welcome note to 2018. I just changed and added several items to make it current.) Back when we were still living in Quezon City, my mom was into things like opening your third ...

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Shean Libato: A Passion for Creating the Perfect Brows

by Maia Fortich-Poblete Even in her younger years, Shean Libato already had a penchant for makeup. And although she was comfortable doing her own, she liked “painting” her friends’ faces more. She especially liked doing their eyebrows. At that time, however, she had no idea that makeup, particularly on the ...

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#10andFabulous, CDO Bloggers’ 10th Anniversary

I’ve organized several events and staged a number of plays over the years but nothing prepared me for the challenges we experienced while putting together our first bloggers ball. It was an uphill climb and the paths were all rough. But I am thankful because not one of us gave ...

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You Are Not Who They Say You Are

Note: Last week, I promised to focus on something for those who aspire to start (and succeed in) their own business. Unfortunately, I still haven’t interviewed the person I want to feature. So I’ll have to postpone the said article for next Saturday. For today, I decided to focus on ...

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Remembering the First Uptown CDO Food Craw (Part 3)

Higalaay, Cagayan de Oro’s fiesta celebration is just around the corner. In fact, in the past weeks, pre-fiesta festivities have been hogging the limelight. So, as in the past two Saturdays, the spotlight for today will be on CDO, particularly the 1st Uptown CDO Food Crawl, which happened last December ...

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Remembering My First Uptown Food Crawl Experience

August is all about Cagayan de Oro because it’s fiesta month. So I’m going to put the spotlight on everything CDO for all Saturdays of this month. Here’s part two of an article I wrote earlier this year about the 1st Uptown CDO Food Crawl organized by Italpinas Development Corporation, ...

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