First-ever “Le Grand Cirque” At The Smart Araneta Coliseum This December

The Araneta Center has always brought a lot of firsts to Filipino audiences, and it’s no different this year as it stages the first-ever “Le Grand Cirque” at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in December. A show that will keep you on the edge of your seat, “Le Grand Cirque” lets audiences feel the thrill of death-defying stunts and unbelievable acts as in a spectacular show families can enjoy this Yuletide season.

legrand pster 1Direct from Las Vegas and touted as the greatest show in town, “Le Grand Cirque” promises to give high-octane family entertainment with its mesmerizing display of impossible feats of agility and strength. It is a big-scale circus production that features a group of world-class performers and artists that come from Europe, Canada, China and the UK.

legrand pster 2Combining comedy and high-risk acrobatics, the dynamic and engaging circus show has enamored audiences all over the world. “Le Grand Cirque” mixes traditional circus acts with modern theatrical techniques to seamlessly convey a narrative or theme. It is packed with thrilling action and humor leaving its viewers, young or old, watching with bated breath.

The amazing show will feature a series of jaw-dropping routines like a Russian swing, where acrobats do impressive high jumps as they are tossed from one large floor-mounted swing to another. Acrobats and contortionists will gracefully perform high in the air and on-stage, thrilling audiences with various acts involving suspended aerial cubes, high bars, and hanging poles.

Trapeze artists will also showcase their gymnastic skills with beautifully choreographed aerial stunts. Fire-breathers, hoopers, jugglers, and strongmen will also show off their skills alongside clowns that bounce along the sides of the stage. It is going to be an exciting visual display of talent mixed with an amusing play of lights and music that perfectly set the mood for every act. It also promises an extravaganza of action and spectacular choreography as well as colorful and elaborate costumes.

Sure to capture the thrill and excitement that Christmas brings, “Le Grand Cirque” shows will run from December 25, 2016 to January 3, 2017 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. For more information, visit Ticketnet website at or call its hotline at 911-5555.

Share Your Contadina Holiday Recipe And Win A Prize

The Holiday spirit is among us and what better way to share it than spreading the flavors of Contadina! We Moms love Contadina, an Italian-inspired line of tomato sauces and olive oils which made our dishes rich and full of flavors.

Share us your Contadina Holiday Recipe and win a gift pack from Contadina! Share your blog post on Facebook and tag the person or people you want to cook the holiday dish with/for! Contest ends December 30 and winner will be announced by start of New Year, January 2017. Open to everyone which owns a blog and resides within Metro Manila.

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Here’s one simple Hotdog With Contadina Formaggio Sauce Spaghetti Recipe to inspire you or you can go to for more exciting recipes !

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  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pack sliced hotdogs (adjust quantity as desired)
  • 1 bottle Contadina Formaggio Pasta Sauce (420g)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 pack Contadina Spaghetti (400g) (cooked)
  • grated cheese for toppings


  1. In a saucepot, fry hotdogs.
  2. Add Contadina Formaggio.
  3. Add water and let the sauce boil.
  4. When boiling, add sugar.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add more sugar according to taste.
  6. Mix in cooked Contadina Spaghetti or you can serve the sauce and guests can just pour the sauce on top.
  7. Top your spaghetti with grated cheese.


Join The First Ever Shopkins Live!

Start collecting the cutest and rarest Shopkins collectibles from the newest Shopkins Season 6 Chef Club and complete different recipes!

The much-awaited collection made a major step up and has made the entire hunting experience a lot more fun and challenging for the Shopkins collectors and collectors-to-be.  Kids now can imagine themselves as a chef by playing and creating different recipes through certain Shopkins characters.

It comes with a whole new range of characters, a recipe book and an exclusive gaming app, Shopkins Chef Club available on iOS and Android phones for free. Kids can even meet and chat with your fellow Shopkins collectors and even trade their doubles with them to complete more recipes! Still can’t get enough of it? Get your phones ready to hit and scan each QR codes placed right below your favorite Shopkins that automatically generates straight into the game to complete your Shopkins recipe.


Making the Yuletide celebration extra special and memorable for the Shopkins fans, join your favorite miniature characters at Shopkins Live, the first musical and interactive Shopkins show in the Philippines on December 18 at SM North EDSA Skydome.

1201_RWC_Shopkins Live-SM-TKMade possible by Richprime Global Inc., Toy Kingdom and SM Supermalls, witness your favorite grocery-themed characters on stage as they recreate the most-loved webisodes on YouTube with a touch of the holidays!

Taking the fans to a new whole experience, kids will surely have a blast as their favorite Shopkins and Shoppies join more new characters! Starring Strawberry Kiss, Lippy Lips, Spilt Milk and their adorable shopkeepers, Bubbleisha, Jessicake and Popette, plus new characters Apple Blossom, Jingle Purse, Miss Pressy, Peppa Mint, Rainbow Kate and Sara Sushi, get ready to watch an hour full of interactive scene and amusing dance numbers with a twist!

For a minimum single receipt purchase worth P1500 of any Shopkins items from November 28 to December 18, 2016, guests will be given one (1) Shopkins Live ticket good for two (2) persons. Guests can choose between the three (3) full hour shows at 1:00pm to 2:00pm, 4:00pm to 5:00pm and 7:00pm to 8:00pm.

To know more details on how you can join this exciting event, visit our official Facebook Page, Richwell Club and Instagram (@RichwellClubPH) or check out our website at Start collecting now and head on to your nearest toy store because with Shopkins, once you shop, you can’t stop!