Did MJ Lastimosa Really Lose the Miss Universe Crown Because of Her Gown?

I don’t know about you but honestly, I’m really tired of seeing our girls compete in the Miss Universe beauty pageant wearing gowns made by a foreign designer. AND I’m even MORE tired over the blame game that… Continue reading

The “Stunning” Loss of Bianca Guidotti?

When I saw an article calling Bianca Guidotti’s non-placement in the Miss International 2014 beauty pageant a ‘stunning’ loss, I shook my head and thought,  what a mean title…  Why use the word… Continue reading

In Defense of “Ang Lihim ni Annasandra”…

When I chanced upon Tito Nester Torre’s article yesterday on the PDI criticizing telenovela scriptwriters, my inner ‘Awok‘ awakened. I was ready to grow tusks, morph into my Razorback-self and eat the nearest… Continue reading

Valerie Weigmann – Destined to Win Miss World Philippines 2014!

Photo from PEP.ph Such awesome news that Fil-German beauty Valerie Weigmann is our new Miss World Philippines 2014 winner! To be honest, I would have been shocked if the TV celebrity and fashion… Continue reading

My New Life as a… KONTRABIDA!

Well, well, well… it seems like my evil plot to rule the world has come one step closer to it’s fruition today, October 6, 2014, with the debut of Ang Lihim ni Annasandra… Continue reading

Meet TEAM RED in Pinay Beauty Queen Academy 2014!

I finally got to spend some time with the Red Team – the 5 pageant-hopefuls that I’m mentoring in Pinay Beauty Queen Academy. The photo above was our very first meeting as a… Continue reading

Hurom Recipe: Kamote (Sweet Potato) Latte

This delightful recipe is an alternative way to enjoy kamote (sweet potato) and coffee. It is actually an adaptation of a recipe I found in the Hurom Slow Juicer recipe book but I… Continue reading

21 Girls Who Made It As Official Miss World Philippines 2014 Candidates

ABQ will be adding better photos later but here are a couple shots I took ith my phone….. Look at the photo below and tell me this: Could the next Miss World Philippines… Continue reading

Miss World Philippines 2014 Screening Day 1

With my taping for “Ang Lihim ni Annasandra” postponed, I found time to help with the screening of Miss World Philippines 2014 hopefuls! It is indeed a joy for me to sit and… Continue reading

ABQ Takes a Break from Pageant Blogging

Dear ABQ Readers and Friends: Golly! My blog has been as dry as the Sahara ever since I started working on a new teleserye for GMA7 called “Ang Lihim ni Annasandra”. I had… Continue reading