It’s O Shopping Day!

Have you ever stayed up late at night with the TV just on, still tuned in to Channel 2 (or 8 on cable) way after the teleseryes, Bandila, and Banana Nights? Then you’re no stranger to O Shopping.

O Shopping is ABS-CBN’s own home TV shopping venture with a Korean brand. I can watch those advertorials all night long, and I must confess, I even tune in to Channel 11 at daytime. Haha!

I haven’t actually ordered anything but I’ve got my eye on a few things. If you’re like me and you’ve been waiting for a reason to finally purchase that shower head, or the Lock N Lock or Glass Lock set, today is O Shopping Day! 


What are you going to get?

I am not connected to O Shopping and this isn’t a paid post, nor am I using any paid links. I just heard about the promo and thought it would be nice to share. Smile

Lazada Shopping: Insect Killer

After a wonderful Zalora experience last week, here I am sharing yet another online shopping experience. This time, with Lazada.

We have mosquitoes around the house and the boyfriend has been on the lookout for a mosquito solution like the one we used to have – the kind that looks like a lamp but actually fries insects that come into contact with the high-voltage grid. We had a small, cheap version. It was good while it lasted.

I finally found an affordable replacement from a relatively reliable brand – the American Heritage Insect Killer. After gaining approval from the whole household, I ordered it from Lazada on Saturday, 3/22.



I chose Cash on Delivery as my payment method to avoid using a credit card. Having COD is definitely one of the things I like about shopping with Lazada.

The order confirmation said that it may take upto 5 days for the delivery. Much to my surprise though (the happy kind), shipping confirmation was sent to my email  on that very afternoon.

Early on Sunday morning, I receive another happy news: the delivery team was on its way. They were at our doorstep within 20 minutes of notification. Talk about efficiency!

This was my second shopping experience with Lazada and I am a satisfied customer. As for the American Heritage Insect Killer, well, the sound of mosquito flying into the trap is a welcome background noise. Check it out on the link, and you can still get 10% off the listed price if you use a MasterCard to pay. Happy Shopping!

Happiness in a Box–Zalora

No, I did not shop for myself again! I know that I seem like a compulsive buyer but I’m a recovering Shopaholic Smile 

This happiness package right here was delivered just a few minutes ago. I haven’t opened it yet because it’s not mine. Yes, I ordered it, and it was delivered to me, but the contents are for one of my TLs. I promised her a gift in exchange for hitting a particular target last month, and it was time to collect. She also ordered another item for herself.

Truth be told, I’m probably just as excited as she is to tear this box open. Smile


It was yet another smooth and hassle-free experience ordering from Zalora.

We ordered very early on Monday morning, and I received this shipping confirmation around midnight last night:

Zalora shippin confirmation

I wasn’t expecting delivery until tomorrow so I was pleasantly surprised to receive the delivery guy’s text message this afternoon that he was 10 minutes away from our place. Sweet!

If you haven’t tried out Zalora shopping yet, now would be a good time. They’ve got the Sunnies by Charlie collection (my favorite), and they’ve got pretty summer dresses of all types and sizes too! Use this code on your first purchase to take off 15%: ZBAPMzr

So whether you’re buying for yourself, or for someone special, consider Zalora for your shopping needs.

Instagram Shopping & La Bolsa

My inner shopaholic has been temporary satiated: I received two deliveries – a bag and a new pair of shoes! It just so happens that this shopper digs both brick and mortar shops as much as their online counterparts. In fact, I’m somehow even more partial to the online shops because I admire the entrepreneurs behind them. And when they sell locally made products, I’m hooked even more. So I’ve decided to feature reliable shops I’ve bought from, starting with today’s post.

La Bolsa


My dream bag is not an LV or a Birkin. I’d love to have them too, but I tend to lean on the more realistic dream so I’m betting on the Tod’s D Styling Bag.


Image from Tod’s

I wanted one so badly that we went to Greenbelt after shift one day to check out the store. I’m a true blue QC girl and am totally unfamiliar with Greenbelt and the interconnected malls in Makati.  Research told me which Greenbelt the Tod’s store was located in, but not where to park so you’d be close enough. We drove, we parked, and we ended up having to walk, and walk, and walk, all the way to the right place, and back again after. It was tiring! Was it worth it? Not really. I ended up really disappointed. The store was there yes, a nice small D Styling bag was actually available. But when I asked the sales person about the price – it took a few seconds for me to respond as I mustered all the grace I had to say, with my OM face, Oh, I see. Thanks. Do you have it in blue?

Alfred didn’t hear her, he was busy looking at other styles he thought I might like. So he was surprised when I tugged at him and indicated it was time to leave, with us just being at the store under 10 minutes. He only understood when I told him how much a bag was. Haha!

So if I couldn’t have a D bag now, I figured I’d look for a bag in a deep dark (but somehow bright) blue. The Baghag has a blue Tod’s D Bag and I absolutely love looking at her travel photos that also featured it, hehe. Here it is on the left side, lovely shade, no? (photo credit all hers, hope she doesn’t mind me grabbing it from her site!)



Now, I finally have beautiful deep blue bag.

2013-11-06 14.32.43


I ordered a plain blue Chloe bag from La Bolsa (@michellego on Instagram) on Tuesday, and it was delivered to my doorstep the very next day. Apart from ordering over the phone, I also didn’t have to go anywhere to make a payment. They agree to COD (cash on delivery) for Metro Manila orders. Cool!

This bag costs Php 1000 in total, inclusive of Php 100 shipping fee. It measures 15×9, roomy enough for all the stuff I tote around daily, including my Mason jar SmileI have yet to use it, but am already excited to.

La Bolsa bags are proudly Philippine made. Follow them on Instagram @michellego and order yours today!

As for the Tod’s D bag, Someday.

Do you have a dream bag? I know not everyone understands what bag lust is, just like not everyone could justify getting an electric guitar, or more than one pair of original Jordan kicks. So if not a dream bag, do you have any other dream item out there?

Zalora’s 3-Day Sale

The Zalora 3-Day Sale started yesterday, and you still have until Sunday 9/29 to grab some goodies at 20% off. Here’s how:





Twenty percent off of anything always sounds like a good deal to me. So if you’ve really been planning on getting a new outfit, shoes, and accessories – now’s the time to go shopping. Do it in the convenience of your own home without having to doll up for the mall. Smile


If you miss the 3-day sale, no worries, you can still

shop Zalora for 15% off using this coupon code: ZBAPMzr

(works for first time purchase only).

%d bloggers like this: