So it’s already the first day of February! I myself can’t believe that the first month of 2017 just quickly passed us by! Seriously, I am still recovering from the craziness of the holidays and here we are already welcoming another new month! Where did time go? What really happened last month? Let’s take a… Continue reading TSM FAVE THINGS – JANUARY
Every end of the month, I compile a list of things that make that month particularly special. More often than not, a dessert makes it to my monthly list of favorite things. And when it comes to desserts, I cannot resist a delicious cake, especially when made by a home baker who puts so much… Continue reading My Top 6 Favorite Cakes by Home Bakers
When Nicole Uy was 8 years old, she traded her Barbies and Polly Pocket play sets for a new experience: baking with her mom. On that fateful day of baking instant brownies, banana bread, and butter cake, a budding pastry chef was born. Nicole’s mom did not just encourage her to bake, she gave her… Continue reading Nicole Uy, The Flour Girl, Recommends: Must-Have Dessert Cookbooks and Dessert Emergency Supplies
There’s nothing more romantic than flowers. Except if you add chocolate, champagne, and poetry to the mix. This is what we promised when we invited a few special friends to the beautiful boutique of Te Amo Floristeria, who was to be our co-host for a pre-Valentine gathering. Te Amo, after all, is the first luxury… Continue reading Petals and Poetry: A Romantic Afternoon by Grace Home
Maybe I should have entitled this post: A Birthday Party for My Most Difficult Client, though I say that with much love and affection! 🙂 One of the hats I wear is that of an events coordinator, putting the TSM luxe touch to special events. I enjoy it a lot as I work to make… Continue reading A Magical Birthday for my Princess Ballerina
Manila was abuzz this October! It was a never-ending parade of bazaars, fundraisers, concept dinners, and store openings! My list of fave things for October highlights some of my favorite events of the past weeks and a lovely treat that came my way just when I needed it the most.