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Belle of the Bowl

by guest
Sunday, February 16th, 2014
Posted in Bond, Girl!, Candy, Spotlight, What's Up |

Inspired by New York’s New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, we all counted down from ten to one as the first bowling balls were rolled into the newest SM Bowling Center last January 28, 2014. DJ Callum let the beat drop as guests changed into their bowling shoes to try the state-of-the-art bowler system.

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The new bowler system allows you to chat with other players during the game and lets you post your final scores to your Facebook wall. Another fun thing to do is to personalize your scoreboard with your own photos, which makes it funnier when you or your friends hit the gutter! But if you suddenly start hitting all the gutters and you are by far convinced that bowling isn’t your thing, don’t fret—the SM Bowling Center also features billiard tables, karaoke rooms, and *drum roll please* the newest ever, PlayStation 4.

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Instead of going to another arcade with your barkada or seeing another movie with your family, why not take them all to the 4th floor of SM Mega Fashion Hall? Bring a pair of socks with you (or buy them there for impromptu dates!) and get ready for a day of good food, great entertainment, and awesome company.

Bianca Mascenon and Alexa Ubaldo, COC 14 :)

What Being BFFs Means to Me

by marla
Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Posted in Bond, Girl!, Candy, Get Inspired, Love |

My dearest friend in the whole world is getting married (married!!!) tomorrow, and as maid of honor I am expected to stand in front of nearly 200 guests and deliver a succinct, insightful speech about our decade-old friendship and not be reduced to a tear-soaked, blubbering mess. Needless to say, I am panicking. But I’m also pretty stoked—ruminating about how much she means to me has made me realize how incredibly lucky I am to have someone as constant, positive, loyal, caring, and inspirational as her in my life. She believes in me so much that it’s impossible not to believe in myself, too, and I think that’s one of the greatest things a friend can do for you.

I’m saving all the feels for tomorrow though, so for now: GIF party!

A true friend can afford to be brutally honest with you.

She knows who you are deep, deep down inside.

She can trust you to make things better, and you know you can do the same.

The two of you are a force to be reckoned with; there’s nothing you can’t do together.

She’s family to you—sleepovers at your house, raiding your fridge, seeing you at your crankiest when it’s 6:00 in the morning and you haven’t had your caffeine fix yet…

At the end of the day, true, lasting friendship can be summed up in two syllables:

Orrr, you can totally just do this:

Got any stories about your BFF you’d like to share? Email us at candymagazineATgmailDOTcom! :-)


Rainy days are slowly easing their way into our sunny days. Was lucky to have traveled to two islands this summer! Here are a few snapshots from my two trips. I can’t wait till I can go back and be by the ocean. It really is one of my happiest places on earth!











Where did you go this summer? Let’s swap travel postcards (you can upload yours on Snaps!). (:


When it comes to trying out something for the first time, I’m almost always excited, happy, anxious, and just a little nervous and I think most people have felt the same way at least once. In recent weeks I’ve been blessed enough to be able to do and try things for the very first time. Some of them seemed a little scary at first but I’m glad I never said no, not once. In fact, these firsts of mine have become my happy thoughts on not so good days. Before I blab on too much, here’s the reason I’ve been quite giddy lately…

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I was able to meet both Troian Bellisario and Partick Adams thanks to this oh-so-awesome job. The cherries on top of it all? I was able to take these photos with them and even work with one of them. How cool is that?

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I got to style my very first fashion editorial! It was such a great experience and I can’t wait to share more of it! For now, just keep logging on to Candy to see what I’m talking about.

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With the March issue out, I was able to see and feel my very first article on the magazine with Macy and Patty! It’s a definite bonus that I had loads of fun looking for really cool fashion and beauty sites. Want to see more of the web special? Make sure to grab a copy (forgive my shameless plugs hehe).

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Speaking of Macy and Patty, here we are at the Candy Staff shoot—my first ever since I joined the team back in July of last year! It was super fun getting all dolled up with my favorite girls.

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Lastly, I had the pleasure of contributing to one of the sites I constantly visit. What I liked about it was that I was able to write about something I’ve really been into lately—sneakers!

Those five are definitely on top of my list of happy thoughts lately and they keep me thinking positive. If you’re not having a good day, week, or month, try listing down all the things that make you happy and think about what you wanna do for the first time and go for it! I promise you, a smile will magically appear on your face.


What We Learned: How To Cook

by macy
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
Posted in Bond, Girl!, Candy |

Well, technically, it was Angel who learned how to cook—and we taught her! She’s getting married this month and Ines (I’m pretty sure you remember her) had a brilliant idea of throwing her a cooking shower. We all brought out our favorite recipes to show Angel how to make them. Steph made a lovely cook book so Angel can recreate what we did last Saturday afternoon. It was super fun: food, drinks, and lots of kwento in between.

Here’s a little video I put together with scenes from the Cooking Show(er) as so aptly coined by Marla. (:

Got any fun and easy recipes to share? Leave a link in the comment area below!


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