MANILA, MAY 9, 2009
(STAR)  Still thinking of what to give that special woman who brought you into this world?

Chocolates, fresh flowers, and spa getaways are thoughtful gifts, but they arenít exactly the most personalized approach, right? Why not show your mom how creative you are and make her your own personal creations to express your love and appreciation?

On Saturday, May 9, Festival Supermall in Alabang will hold an afternoon of special workshops for kids on various arts and crafts dedicated to our ever dearest mothers. No registration or entrance fee is required plus Festival Supermall will provide all the necessary materials.

Kids will also be given special boxes which they can decorate and where they can put their precious creations to be given to their moms.

Moms are truly priceless, but if you canít afford to give her diamonds, come to the second level, Carousel Court of Festival Supermall and make Motherís Day memorable by making a very special and far less expensive gift from the heart.

Festival Supermall in Filicity (Filinvest Corporate City), Alabang, Muntinlupa City is the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination south of Metro Manila. For inquiries, call Customer Service at 850-3514 or visit Mall hours are from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.


This four-tiered 200,000 square meter complex located at the sprawling and vibrant Filinvest Corporate City in Alabang is acknowledged as the first theme mall in the Philippines. Since it opened in May of 1998, Festival Supermall has become one of the more popular malls in the southern part of Metro Manila.


Health and wellness offerings for moms Updated May 05, 2009 12:00 AM

Juicy offer: Detox juices will be featured at Crowne Plazaís Seven Corners on Motherís Day. MANILA, Philippines Ė On Sunday, May 10, Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila and Holiday Inn Galleria Manila treats all moms to unique health and wellness offerings. Aside from exciting prizes focusing on health and beauty treatments, and gift packages for all mothers, the restaurants are also preparing healthy menus to highlight this special occasion. Luscious treats from Asia that are good for oneís total well-being will make their way to your table from Xin Tian Di and Fab. Seven Corners, on the other hand, will offer healthy ingredients on its lunch and dinner buffet.

To complement this healthy dining experience, a mouthwatering blend of detox juices will be featured at Seven Corners. Refresh and cleanse the body of toxins by trying out seven unique concoctions that offer a wide range of refreshing flavors from fresh fruits and vegetables. Each detox juice has a specific benefit to the body that can improve every motherís health, body function, and mind. Choose from delicious concoctions such as the Flush a Bye Baby, a yummy blend of watermelon, cucumber, and cranberries that are good for the kidneys. Get addicted to The Sweet Chariot, a perfect blend of sweet and tangy flavors from mango, pineapple, grapes, orange, and apple. Jump start the day by trying out the Power Back. Experience the calming and rehydrating effects of mango, papaya, and cucumber by trying out Morning After. Sample the Juicy Lucy, the detox expert with a mix of strawberries and watermelon. The Bum-py Ride is great for cellulite and then thereís the Red Velvet, a drink rich in beta carotene from tomatoes, watermelon, strawberries, mango, and red bell pepper.

Lucky mothers who will dine on May 10 at Xin Tian Di, Seven Corners or Fab are entitled to raffle tickets for a chance to win fabulous prizes. The grand prize winner will receive P20,000 worth of gift certificates from DermClinic. The first prize winner will take home a gift pack from Ralph Lauren Romance worth P10,000. For the second prize, moms can enjoy Gluta White and Firm products worth P8,000. The third prize winner will get a gift pack worth P5,000 from Derm A and PreGroe. The Spa will give three consolation prizes. Moms also get a chance to take home souvenir photos from Great Image, gift packs from YSA, and dental vouchers from A. Maniquis Dental Clinic.

For inquiries or reservations, call Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila at 63372222 or send e-mail to

Chief News Editor: Sol Jose Vanzi

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