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Cook Faster + Healthier With Midea’s Microwave Ovens

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Innovative kitchen appliances are essential in anyone’s home, especially for busy mums who have to joggle their time with their jobs, their chores and their family. They sure make life easier and make mums more productive at home. This Christmas, I am sure that a lot of mums would include one or two of these appliances in their list  of gifts to receive. If you are planning to get one for your mum or your wife, read on to know more about the healthier microwave ovens from Midea that will make you think twice about microwave ovens.

Homemakers and food lovers everywhere have two important things that they always keep in mind:  how to prepare a table of delicious goodies for their guests in the quickest way possible, and at the same time maintaining that great taste.  Given the growing health consciousness among even the most ardent culinary enthusiasts, the nutritional value of the dishes served is also a factor that is taken into account.

The answer lies with Midea’s new Microwave ovens because they possess three aspects helpful to both cooks and consumers and which, when seen collectively together,  may be difficult to find in other brands.  The first, naturally is speed.  A basic meal can be prepared for immediate dining in just 90 seconds or less than two minutes.   For tired professionals coming home after a long day’s work or weekend hosts who will be entertaining their buddies, the Midea ovens can heat ready-to-eat dishes or warm bowls of soup or sliced meat.

Midea’s new microwave ovens likewise preserve the nutrients in certain food or dishes that are easily prepared.  They remove the need for frying, which in turn removes about 10 percent less fat on the meat such as pork, kaldereta or chicken that is being heated.  The meat comes out leaner, richer, and less conducive to the cholesterol build-up can lead to heart-related illnesses.

“Midea has always manufactured our appliances, including our ovens, with the good of the consumer in mind,” says Mr. Phillip F. Trapaga, General Manager.  “We take into account both the one preparing the food as well as the one who will eat them.  The efficient and speedy way of cooking is, of course, the main objective.  This becomes even more important during the busier occasions when people are juggling food preparation, shopping, errands, with all the other everyday tasks that they have to do.  Midea’s microwave ovens make it quicker and easier for them to heat meat for dinner at home or lunch in the office.  They also reduce the number of hours needed to prepare dishes for parties and events, or when guests just drop by unexpectedly.”

The advantages offered by the Midea microwave ovens put to rest the usual but shaky myths that cooking food with microwave ovens can be risky to both cook and consumer.  The Midea microwave owner who has experienced first-hand the health and hygiene advantages of the appliance is well aware that no such  illnesses arise from  supposed food exposure to radiation or  unnecessary chemicals.

Midea’s microwave oven goes a step further by showing consumers everywhere that this particular appliance is an invaluable support in the kitchen:  it helps to prolong the duration of a particular food while ensuring that it be heated or cooked efficiently and cleanly.  At the same time, it preserves the nutrients and other elements that keep the consumer and food lover healthy.

Midea’s microwave ovens come in three models:  the 20L Mechanical Model, P2,995; the 20L Digital Microwave Oven, P3,695; and the 30L Digital Microwave Oven,  P5,995. Midea microwave ovens are now available in leading appliance centers like Abenson, Western Appliances in Metro Manila and other appliance centers in Visayas and Mindanao.          

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5 Heart-warming Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

I know that if my own Mama was around, I would really give her something extra special for Mother’s Day just to show how much I appreciated all her love and affection and all her support and efforts while raising me and my siblings. Being a mother is no easy task and it is only now that I have a child of my own that I fully understood why mums do what they do. To celebrate Mother’s Day, we will be visiting our Mama at the memorial and offer flowers, candles and prayers for her. I know that she will be happy looking down on us from the heavens as we remember her everyday, especially on the special day for mums.

Most people will be luckier to have their mums around on Mother’s Day and I do hope they won’t waste the chance to tell and show their mums just how much they love them. Love and appreciate them while they are around. And while you are at it, here are 5 heart-warming gift ideas that I am sure your mums will definitely enjoy:


Christmas Gift Ideas For Mums #5:”Quiet Time Moments For Women” by Catherine Martin

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Here is something most mums, who long for those short quiet time moments, and all women book lovers would love to receive wrapped under their trees this Christmas, Quiet Time Moment For Women penned by Catherine Marin.

Read this short press release here to know more about this lovely book:

Short Devotions to Refresh Your Heart

Quiet Time Moments for Women allow busy women to immerse themselves in the Word of God. These brief one-page readings pack a punch with a Scripture passage, inspiring thought, and a prayer or quote.

Catherine Martin’s Quiet Time Ministries empowers women around the world to engage in life-changing interactions with God. Now she adds to her best-selling books (more than 70,000 copies sold) her first collection of one-page devotional gems. These brief readings not only touch the hearts of women on the go but also set the tone for those who want to linger in God’s presence and immerse themselves in the truths of God’s Word.

Each entry includes a brief passage of Scripture, a fresh new inspirational thought, and either a short prayer or a quote from a devotional classic of the nineteenth, twentieth, or twenty-first century. With a handy 4 x 6 size, this will be a treasured addition to every woman’s quiet time materials.

Product Details

  • Title: Quiet Time Moments for Women
  • Description: Short Devotions to Refresh Your Heart
  • Author: Catherine Martin
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Size: 4″ x 6″?
  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 971-0453-34-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-971-045-34-4
  • SRP: P195.00/copy

“Quiet Time Moments for Women” is published by Lifebook and is snow available in all National Bookstore, Fully Booked and Powerbooks nationwide branches  for Php195 per copy.

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Memorable Birthday Gifts For Mums

There isn’t a better time to show your mum how much you appreciate her than on her birthday. It’s important to buy a gift that is going to make your mum feel great about herself. So this means no kitchen utensils, unless cooking is her one true passion! The best birthday presents are those that have been carefully thought out with the potential of creating wonderful memories.

This list of 5 memorable birthday gifts will hopefully inspire you to purchase your mum the perfect present.

Pamper your mum!

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You cannot go wrong with giving mum the opportunity to pamper herself. Luxurious skin care and body gifts are a great way to tell your mother to take a time out and spend some time relaxing; it is her birthday after all. You could go the extra mile and purchase a spa day gift voucher at your mums’ favorite spa hotel, this can be great for bonding and you get to go along too, bonus! Manicures, pedicures, a nice glass of wine and maybe a dip in the pool – the perfect day getaway!

A bunch of flowers

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All mums love flowers! Flowers bring a bit of life into the home and they’re a great statement of appreciation. Choose your mum’s favorite flowers and have them displayed in an extravagant bouquet, she will immediately recognize her favorites and know you have put a lot of thought into it.

 A luxury watch

A slightly more expensive gift, a luxury watch may mark the perfect gift for a milestone birthday. A watch could make the perfect joint present if you have other siblings, it will remind your mum of you at all times! Watches of Switzerland tend to be the most luxurious and well-made watches out there, you can find all sorts of designs, from dainty pieces to diamond encrusted wrist wear.

Personalized gifts

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It’s amazing the types of gifts you can find these days, you can turn the most simple gift such as a candle and put your own personal spin on it. Mark your mother’s birthday as a special occasion by personalizing a gift. There are plenty of creative websites online these days that offer customization. Some quirky ideas include pillow cases, candles, or a photo frame that can be engraved. Putting your own spin on a gift such as these will always remind your dearest mum of you!

A framed photograph

There’s nothing that spells out a loving bond in a relationship than a personal photo of you and your mum. You might have your other siblings or members of the family in there too! Pick out a frame that you know your mum will just love, depending on whether she likes tradition or modern day designs. You could even arrange a professional family photo shoot, these are often great fun (though a little cheesy!) but really they create a great bond amongst the family and of course the outcome is a memory your mum can keep forever.