#GerifiedPH: Cheez Whiz CheeseVentions

CW flatlay 2.jpgLast week, the boys and I had a cheese-tastic afternoon at Cowcium’s Thickness 101 Workshop with Chef DJ Santos and Mom-baby tandem, Bettina and Gummy Carlos. It was held at the SM Megamall Event Center wherein we were treated with cheesy delights and a “cooking demo” that deemed us to be Certified CheeseVentors!

Posted by Gerilen & Jer Sons on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Dabibot’s Leaning Tower of Cheez Whiz

Dabibot’s very first cheesy masterpiece, the Leaning Tower of CheezWhiz! With the toddler-friendly anatomy of easy-to-squeeze-with-nozzle Cheez Whiz, this two-year old cheeseventor just can’t help his self from drizzling gooey cheese over and over again.


The viscous slow-motion effect of the CheezWhiz thickness is mesmerizing to his young keen eyes.

Kulayot’s Cheesy Indian Teepee for Cowcium

A twist to the Indian Teepee, this incident has been the cheesiest, gooey-est Cheez Whiz Cheesevention JC has ever made!


Kulayot’s personalized tepee for Cheez Whiz’s favourite cow, Cowcium is all about drizzling cheez whiz and sprinkling candies.

Cheesy Trees

Nutritious food will not sound boring and bland with a twist of Cheez Whiz!

Juicy, crispy broccoli fries with cheez whiz dip. Kulayot requested French fries kind of broccoli for meryenda. It is healthier and it’s Dabibot approved! And not just broccoli, as long as its a vegetable, be it the green leaves of kangkong, or the long crunchy baguio beans, as long as you have Cheez Whiz for dip, it would be a blockbuster! #beentheredonethat

What makes Cheez Whiz a sure hit to my Jersons?

Aside from being a good source of calcium, which makes it Mommy-approved, Cheez Whiz has

  • Explosion of Flavor! Each thick scoop, dollop, or spread is so packed with flavour, that every bite bursts with cheesy goodness.
  • Super Filling! With its thickness, you won’t just get a fullness of flavour, but also fullness in feeling.
  • One little scoop, one big spread! Because it’s so thick, every scoop goes a long way. So you also get more out of every bottle or pack! Sulit!
  • Partner with anything! Keep the boring away! Another awesome thing about thickness? It’s so easy to spread or put into any type of snack.

More Cheezventure photos here.

Rich in flavor, nakaka-busog, high in Calcium and endless cheesy possibilities! These are the very reason why we keep on making simot the Cheez Whiz till the very last drip on easy-squeeze pack and last pahid of pan de sal on the Cheez Whiz glass jar! Ha! Breakfast, meryenda in the morning and afternoon, even midnight cravings, solved!



#GerifiedPH: Beauty for a Better Life

If you would have to choose, is it beauty over brains? Or vice versa? Some smarty pants which definitely includes yours truly would question and argue, why not have both?

Beauty is good. Beauty with brains? Even better! I mean, every girl has her own unique beauty that we shouldn’t compare to others in the first place, but let’s face it, we ourselves can become more confident when wearing our natural crowns adorned; and by brains, I’m referring more to the possibility of being streetwise in making decisions and earning financial freedom with independence albeit I’m confidence as well that there’re ladies out there who are both brainy genius and pleasant to the eyes!


Beauty is good. Beauty with brains? Even better! And you can’t put a girl with spectacles down without an argument and by argument, I meant defending the possibility, the chances of having both the beauty and the brains, with social media nowadays, these occurrences are not that rare anymore.

One of the things I look up to are companies that put their social responsibility on their sleeves, and there are those who are genuine in empowering the women, those who believe that giving the women power meant strengthening the community, and in the long run, fortifying the nation!

What company make beautification of the local communities inside and out their business? Click read more to know more! Continue reading “#GerifiedPH: Beauty for a Better Life”

#GerifiedPH: BDJ Women’s Summit 2018


From an effective planner to an online all-female positive community, Belle de Jour Power Planner surely has come a long way! And the eye-catching beautifully illustrated girls in the front cover is always a plus!

Belle de Jour has been empowering more and more Filipinas while reaching out to help children, foundations, charities and causes that they know will surely help in improving the current states of our local communities!

To live life deliberately while finding balance in life – living life to the fullest.

This year’s BDJ Women’s Summit is all about the Millennial Movement.

Millennials are those who are in a sense, the generation experiencing the quarter-life crisis; and Filipinas from all walks of life, specifically the millennials, need proper guidance to look ahead of their future and be reminded of examples of the past generations who have faced and conquered such issues, to also realize that what they are going through (crisis, predicament, problems) is normal.

If you feel like you’re stuck on your current situation right now, then you are not alone. And you definitely have a Bella Tribe that will help you out via the Belle De Jour Power Planner online community! While we are all trying to find our unique place in this world, we need to be a part of a community that is supportive and can be our leaning shoulder, sister to cry on, teammate to cheer us up as we tackle on the mountain of life.

Trotting unknown water is dangerous – discovering one’s true self, role in society – and the anxiety that comes with the fear of knowing that it might be dangerous can keep someone in place, stuck in the status quo. Unwanted to leave the comfort zone can keep one’s light bulb buzzing until it flickered without knowing how bright it could be when forced to light the darkness. Belle de Jour Power Planner wants you to shine!

What’s more? We are stereotyped by the previous entitled generation of our parents, and just like how sons need to prove something to their fathers, our generation could prove that we too can provide groundbreaking and revolutionary contributions to the society!


Hosted by Ms. Janeena Chan, last March 11, Belle de Jour Power Planner held its 3rd BDJ Women Summit, Women Redefined in SM Aura’s Samsung Hall. Their mission, to inspire, empower and equip millennials in trotting the unknown water of the future. With empowering messages from strong women who are role models for the millennials of today, shedding light, helping them reveal their true self, encouraging them to lead an authentic life of their own.

Every woman has a story to tell. This year’s BDJ Women Summit focused on the inner voice of a millennial woman.

The talks are packed and meaningful. From the Opening Remarks of the brain child of Belle de Jour Power Planner, Ms. Dar to Transformative Females: Finding One’s Identity by Ms. Abby Asistio, Discovering One’s Passion with Blu Pingoy, Extraordinary Females: Overcoming One’s Circumstances and Maximizing One’s Blessings by Jover Laurio and Rachel de Villa and Resourceful Females: Paving One’s Path and Sustaining One’s Success with Kathleen Yu and Audrey Tangonan.


To be fair for us Millennials, we are dealing with a new kind of stress that the past generations didn’t experience – the blessing and curse of the internet.

“Our society has constantly bombarded today’s women – especially the millennials – with unrealistic standards regarding beauty and career, making it hard for them to find themselves and lead an authentic life. Through the Women’s Summit, Viviamo! Inc. hopes to empower them as they pursue fulfillment while being true to their identity,” shared BDJ founder Darlyn Ty-Nilo.

The event in whole is designed to tap and bring out potential as positive difference-makes especially to others – the underprivileged women, children and far-flung communities. Some of the booths that caught my attentions were:

Foundation Foundation

One of the booths is a venue for helping others have confidence on their selves through the help of makeup. Belle de Jour Power Planner set up a donation place for new and lightly used cosmetics such as lipstick, eyeliners, eyeshadows, blushes and stains, foundations, toiletries, feminine products and nail polishes and more to be given away.

Likhaan Center for Women’s Health

This organization responds to womens expressed need for sexual and reproductive rights and health services. They offered intercourse advises to the young wives and gaveaway contraceptives while emphasizing the need for protection.

Trek Itogon

A group of volunteer mountaineers helping children from hard-to-reach communities accepted school supply materials such as pencils and papers during the event. They are also selling bags wherein each purchase guarantee one bag to be donated to the children in suburb communities they are supporting.

The Pahina Project

Yours truly had the priviledge to help in working towards quality education just by buying a Pahina Project Notebook – for every purchase, one will be given away.

Attending a BDJ Women’s Summit is over top win as always. We get to support local organizations that strive for the betterment of our community, we learned from inspirational talks of living success, we get to meet other women who we share the same vision with, and lastly, and no one go homes empty handed!

As for me, I won the Sun Life Financial prosperity card giveaway and I’ll be sharing with you my latest financial goal unlock through the help of BDJ on a separate post! Make sure to keep an eye on that!

The 3rd BDJ Women’s Summit was co-presented by Chinoy TV, Lipault and Sun Life Financial. Major sponsors include Food Panda, Modess, Wacoal, GCash, Style Genie, Biore, Caronia, Celeteque, Cinnabon, Fitness Gourmet, Jergens, Jollibee, Kipling, Liese, MegRhythm, Parisian Shoes and Bags, Serenitea, Zenutrients, Features and Shades, and Award Extremes Inc., Ace Water Spa, Chef Tony, Frankie’s, Goldilocks, and McDonald’s provided loot bags and raffle prizes, while Adobo Magazine, Rappler, and When in Manila served as media partners.

Thank you so much BDJ for having me. I can’t wait for next year’s BDJ Women’s Summit!

#GerifiedPH: Century Tuna Superbods gone Ageless!

This year’s Century Tuna Superbods edition has gone ageless and with 40 gorgeous, fit and sexy finalists. we can truly conclude that age is just a number!


The Superbods male and female finalists are Jules Aquino, Angelo Cacciatore, Elcid Camacho, Tony De Oteyza, Denver Hernandez, Farzam Nazirian, Luiji Panoso, Sandro Roman, Tommy Tiangco, Anthony Wahl, Christine Balaguer, Faith Garcia, Weizel Gulfan, Maureen Montagne, Mariah Nilo, Queenie Rehman, Joanna Toledo, Amanda Villanueva, Kim Ross Williams, and Bella Ysmael.

The Superbods Ageless male and female finalists are Albert Adrales, Manny Apilado, Marc Dungo, Rob Geronimo, Grech Go, Johann Ludovica, Manu Reyes, Jerome Salvado, Ari Simangan, Jude Yap, Glenda Bayona, Elisse Camarillo, Anna Cope, Maricel Cruz, Mica Fuentes, Michelle Garcia, Lois Hunter, Angel Jones, Margaret Chua Lao, and Romela Nacar.

Hosted by Raymond Gutierrez and Gelli Victor, the VIP Night Presentation were 40 candidates were presented to the media during the VIP Night at Maybank Performing Arts Theatre in Taguig City and featured the breathtaking finalist reveal, self-introductions, a hot runway presentation, the Superbods Ageless 2018 journey video that gave a behind-the-scene look at the search process, and the sensational mini fashion show presented by Zalora, with the fit and fab men and women finalists strutting their stuff and showing everyone what they got! Capping off the night was a rousing finale number headlined by Ina Raymundo and Gerald Anderson.

The finalists will participate in an exciting lineup of activities throughout the summer. The Ultimate Challenge at the Inflatable Island in Subic will put the finalists’ mental and physical abilities to the test. Sam YG and Amanda Fernandez will host the event. The Superbods Weekend will include a Zalorafashion show on April 7 featuring the finalists, the fun Underpants Run in the morning of April 8 at Filinvest City in Alabang, Muntinlupa, and the Electric Spinning Party in the afternoon at BGC Amphitheater.

On April 12, 2018, the much-awaited Finals Night will be held at the Cove, Okada Manila. The four winners of Century Tuna Superbods 2018 will each receive P500,000 in cash. They will also each receive an appliance showcase worth P250,000 from Indesit, Mabe, and Philips; an editorial campaign contract from Zalora; a training contract from Star Magic; a 1-year unlimited elite membership at Gold’s Gym; a May 2018 Mega Magazine supplement feature; P5,000 worth of Vansydical Sportswear; and a special prize from Cove.

One lucky Superbods finalist will take home a brand-new Chevrolet Trax! The winner will be selected based on the transformation videos of each candidate’s journey towards becoming a Superbod.

Special awards will also be given: Superbod Beachbod, Superbod of the Night (Best in Runway), Superbods Challenge winners, People’s Choice, Photogenic Award and Best in Congeniality.

Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018 is made possible with the support of Cove Manila, the official venue partner of Century Tuna Superbods Ageless Finals Night.

Major sponsors are Indesit, Mabe and Philips Domestic Appliances.

Minor sponsors are Tanduay Distillers, Inc., Zalora, Chevrolet, Gold’s Gym and Star Magic.

Participating sponsors are Shakey’s, Quorn, Gardenia, Vansydical, Sir George Salon and Fudgy Bar 100-Calorie Pack.

For more details and updates on events, visit Century Tuna Superbods on Facebook: www.facebook.com/centurytuna.

#GerifiedPH: Bambini Family Bootcamp

Conjuring vivid memories of a loved one or a special moment, that is how certain scents can do. With closed eyes, the smell will be recognized and will veil that memory in our mind, it’ll  brings back emotions, it’ll make our loved ones far away closer to us, even our dead loved ones. I know this post should be written on a happy note, but losing my mom just recently got me nostalgic. Scents can make someone last forever – if that makes sense.

And on that account, the iconic 90’s cologne was relaunched last Saturday, March 10 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati; this time, it brings back the cool laid-back low-tech but definitely full-of-fun days of my childhood!

What’s more? They also unveiled their mommy-baby tandem endorsers, Mommy Iya Villania-Arellano and Baby Primo!


The theme of the event was Family Bootcamp, which means moms and dads and kids playing and discovering together. We were given little passports each with slots for different game booths – Pairing Mommy Animals to their Young, Completing a Big Puzzle, Giving Colors to a Dolphin, Jumping on a Starry Lullaby Castle, and the blockbuster pool of balls where #Kulayot and Dabibot frequented the most as you can see in the video below!
Bambini Baby Cologne was relaunched and has undergone a brand refresh with new bottle look guaranteed to appeal for today’s young one and cool gentle scent variants perfect for playful bonding with the parents!
The best part in all this, Bambini Baby Cologne is hypoallergenic and dermatologist tested. Bambini Baby Cologne definitely has cool design and gentle scents without compromising high quality standard that meets parents requirements for their kids.
A product with fun loving vibe! – Cosmetique Asia’s Vice President for Sales and Corporate Development, Tim Chuongco.
29063294_1693517050691548_1076819275441766400_oBambini Baby Cologne scents: Cotton Cuddles, Starry Lullaby, Morning Tickles, Ocean Kisses and Sunny Playtime. As Bambini relaunches with a new product for babies and kids, it hopes to be a part of every parent and child’s small moments and big adventures. Available in three sizes — 25ml, 50ml and 125ml — and packaged in an easy-to-go grip curvy bottle, the Bambini Baby Cologne lets parents and children enjoy life’s little surprises anytime, anywhere.
Grab a Bambini Baby Cologne and start enjoying life’s little surprises!




#GerifiedPH: Coco Cabana’s 2018 Summer Collection

All I wanna do is bask in the sun, sand between my toes, salt in my hair…

That’s that, but if you want to make this summer extra, it’ll be the best summer ever by following SM Woman’s one and only protocol!


Last week, SM Woman invited the media for the launch and unveiling of Coco Cabana’s 2018 Summer Collection through a fashion show featuring swim wears and resort wears; and yours truly was with my tripod holder, instant model #Kulayot who had fun posing with the pink flamingos as well!


SM Woman is serving up summer fashion, get it while it’s hot.

Summer is high time for style, and fashion powerhouse SM Woman opens the season with its annual showcase of Coco Cabana’s 2018 Summer Collection featuring stylish swimwear and resort wear. Serving hot trends fresh off the runway – hyper botanicals, fun flirty ruffles, classic black and white suits, sleek and sexy metallics, and suede numbers – SM Woman delivers exactly what every woman wants!

More photos of the event here.


Botanical Frills


















What I like about this year’s fashion show is the showcase of body love! Plus size models sizzled the stage with SM Woman summer style including Ruby Rodriguez, Bituin Escalante, Radha, Cai Cortex, Frenchie Dy and Rona Tai among others. Now, you don’t need to pressure yourself and starve to death just to be a beach body! SM Woman supports all types of beautiful women!

What’s more? SM Woman is celebrating Women’s Month of March with huge sale and big deals! Lear more about it here:

Posted by Gerilen & Jer Sons on Sunday, March 11, 2018

SM Woman surely knows what women want. So whatever you’re looking for, SM got everything for you! What are you waiting for? Grab yours now, visit the Coco Cabana at your nearest SM Store!

#GerifiedPH: Great Things Start from Small Beginnings

On the court or in the classroom, champions are out to win. But you can’t just be a champion overnight. You need determination, discipline, and the gut to win among others. The path will be hard, but Milo is ready to back you up!

#Kulayot trying out for Futsal with Coach Jhen.
Success is never about entitlement. You cannot tip-toe to success. You cannot sneak up behind it. You need to own it. You need to put in the work through discipline and consistency. –  Mr. Lester Castillo, Sports Executive, MILO Philippines
To help school children maximize summer vacation and further the importance of sports among kids, MILO® created its Summer Sports Clinic. Starting with only 5 sports clinics, it now has 18 that teaches your children both champion sports skills and values. Read on to know more!

Continue reading “#GerifiedPH: Great Things Start from Small Beginnings”