Jacquilou Blanco
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The wonders of wheatgrass
by Jacquilou Blanco - March 28, 2010 - 12:00am
What is wheatgrass? Wheatgrass is the young sprout from wheat grains, which has been allowed to grow for seven to eight days.
Create a loving day
by Jacquilou Blanco - February 21, 2010 - 12:00am
I like the fact that we have a day when love is grandly celebrated, but after Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t mean that the love has gone. I’d also like each day to be a day when love is given the same...
Poisonberry: The new venom
by Jacquilou Blanco - January 24, 2010 - 12:00am
One day, my youngest daughter Ara came home raving about the skirt of her friend’s sister. She said she wanted one, too, so we checked out the site — www. poisonberry.multiply.com.
One month to live
by Jacquilou Blanco - January 17, 2010 - 12:00am
What would you do if you had one month to live? Maybe everything you hadn’t done before. Settle unfinished matters. Spend more time with your loved ones or say sorry to anyone you have wronged.
My great Christmas finds
by Jacquilou Blanco - December 20, 2009 - 12:00am
It’s exactly five days to Christmas. Are you done with your Christmas shopping? Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift? I am lucky to have found the perfect ones — in Urban Nature and Bags in...
Tita Letty and her 'Purple Shades'
by Jacquilou Blanco - December 13, 2009 - 12:00am
A couple of weeks ago, I got a call from Pinky Antonio, my co-parent from Poveda, asking if I would agree to host the book launch of her aunt, Letty Jacinto-Lopez.
Espadrilles galore
by Jacquilou Blanco - August 16, 2009 - 12:00am
The first pair of Espadrilles I bought was in 1983. It was during a trip to the States with my mom.
‘Going back to school is the best decision I have ever made’
by Jacquilou Blanco - April 13, 2008 - 12:00am
I was inspired by Sharon Cuneta to go back to school and finish my college degree. I found out that she went back to school through the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU). And so when she guested...
Soy be with you
by Jacquilou Blanco - February 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Soybeans, or taho as we know it, had always been a favorite of mine since childhood. Mamang Taho, that’s how I fondly referred to the taho vendor when he would pass by our street every day at 5 p.m. I would...
Of dips and dressings
by Jacquilou Blanco - January 27, 2008 - 12:00am
While my daughters Rikki Mae and Ara were enjoying the school fair in Poveda with their classmates, I was going around, too, checking out the bazaar held at the school canteen.
How you can enjoy the holidays without gaining weight
by Jacquilou Blanco - December 16, 2007 - 12:00am
Many women gain about five to seven pounds between Christmas and New Year.  When do you think we gain more? During Christmas? New Year? Or both? According to my book Fight Fat, Secrets to Successful Weight Loss...
A heavenly bite
by Jacquilou Blanco - November 25, 2007 - 12:00am
One true love
by Jacquilou Blanco - August 5, 2007 - 12:00am
It’s back to school — for me
by Jacquilou Blanco - July 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Between you & me
by Jacquilou Blanco - October 5, 2003 - 12:00am
All of us need to sleep. This is because sleep is when our body and our mind relax and recharge themselves. Sleep allows us to recover from hours of stressful work, mental or physical, enabling us to be energized...
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