SM Pet Park: Mall experience for our furry friends!

For the first time ever, SM Supermalls will build a Pet Park in SM City Taytay  to bring happiness to pet owners and extend a one-of-a kind mall experience to our furry friends!  The ground breaking ceremony was held last Saturday, March 25,  at SM City Taytay’s BPO – open parking area and was graced by SM City Taytay Mall Manager, Ms. Maureen Fernandez (far left),  Doggie’s Choice owners, adorable Diku (Doggie’s choice mascot) and Philippine pet fashion icon Ms. Bernie Alfonso of Doodles Paw Couture (3rd from left. With them are pet owners with their cute puppies.

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No need for pet owners to travel so many miles (not to mention be stuck in traffic)  to visit a pet park in Eastwood, Greenhills or Tiendesitas,  Now, they can enjoy a place where their “fur babies” are welcome and can run and play alongside their friends.

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Two months from now, I imagine seeing happy people,  laughters in the air as happy puppies run and jump and dance around and around under a bright sky.

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Diku – Doggie’s  Choice mascot stars the groundbreaking event.

May this be the first of many pet parks to be built by SM.  They truly got it all for us and these little four-legged ones.

Magical My Little Pony Christmas Launch @ SM Taytay

Magical with  bright colors and oh so truly spectacular!

Christmas is truly here as SM City Taytay officially launched and cheered everyone with their theme Magical Holiday with My Little Pony last Saturday, November  5.  What a BIG HIT it was to children and adults alike!

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The celebration started with dimmed lights and soft, lovely music by a quartet. Kids were then entertained by a short video showing of My Little Pony and lively christmas songs.

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Lovely music by the quartet

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` Short video showing

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The high-energy  super cute dance number by Equestria girls  all the more excited everyone as they executed cute girly dance moves in their costumes.  Awesome.

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Super cute girls in their costumes

These cute ponies made an appearance and everyone loved it!

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Taytay municipal officials were there to grace the event and make everything official. Present were Vice-Mayor Carlito Gonzaga, Councilor Pia Cabral and Rizal District Board Member Fernando Cabitac.  They also officially lighted the elegant centerpiece beautifully designed at the ground floor of Bldg, A in SM Taytay.  With  countdown, lights went up, lovely music was heard and then came lots of confetti! Super nice!

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Taytay Municipal Officials with the Equestria girls

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Confetti everywhere as everything was lighted!

Everyone cheered as Sta. Claus gave My Little Pony bags to the children.  Kids were treated to special assorted  candies, marshmallows,  cotton candy and My Little Pony goodies!

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Mr. Santa giving away presents to kids

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Lukas enjoyed every minute of the event and had a pic with Santa!

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He sure had a grand time

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Delightful candies!

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My Little Pony Goodies

The set up was vibrant, colorful and beautifully designed. It is super appealing not just to girls but to kids of all ages and even adults! Christmas is truly here.

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Vice Mayor Carlito Gonzaga mentioned a connection between ponies and Christmas when he gave his brief speech.  Jesus indeed entered  the holy city of Jerusalem, carried by a Pony! What a beautiful way to start the Christmas merriment knowing that as we celebrate Christ’s birth, we have so much love and joy to give.

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Give a child a bear today! 🙂

Thank you and congratulations to SM City Taytay team for making this event possible!

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SM Taytay Team – THE TEAM behind the event 🙂

Head over to SM Taytay  and feel the magical rush of the Season!  

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Grand Christmas Parade at SM City Taytay

 

Christmas is truly here and SM Malls continue to add merriment and cheers to the season.   On top of the Season Sale, Christmas launch  and the Christmas carols each time we shop, SM City Taytay prepared yet another way to excite and cheer us all.

December 18 launched the GRAND CHRISTMAS PARADE and it started when we all heard Drumbeats!  Christmas trumpets and trombones played as the band marched like toy tin soldiers in their colorful costumes.

 

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The band was followed by Snow Flake Ladies in glittering, sparkling silver and white.

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And what is a parade without colorful, glittery costumes worn by pretty, smiling fairies with wings!

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The adorable dwarf mascots – sweet, happy and cute in their costumes.

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My favorite – Snow White and her handsome prince.

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Presents and gifts, followed by Santa’s elves!

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The parade circled the mall as everyone watched and got a glimpse of the lovely parade.  It ended with a dance presentation and confetti!

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What a wonderful way to usher in the Christmas week! Christmas is truly here –  A joyful celebration of Jesus’ coming to earth that wonderful Christmas night – the best present of all.

This Grand Christmas Parade brought cheers to everyone and made the kid in us alive again. Have a wonderful Christmas Everyone!

Pancake House Now Open at SM City Taytay

When I think of Pancake house, I think of family, celebrations, quality time with loved ones and delightful time with good friends. I have always loved their pan chicken, tacos and their signature pancakes up to this day.  Naturally, you can imagine my excitement when I learned that Pancake house is now at SM City Taytay.

This Filipino owned company has been around since 1974.  This is their 2nd branch in Rizal.

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Preparations for the formal opening

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Taytay Mayor Janet De Leon Mercado and Chief Operating Officer Gretz Florencio Rivera formally opened Pancake House branch in SM City Taytay last August 8.

The place seems so inviting, with its warm yet modern accents added to the over all “homey” theme. Diners would surely enjoy not just the food but the experience as well.

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Accents on the wall

Notice a message for you?  Your place mat would have a message and mine was “Made for you.”  I appreciated the nice touch! 🙂

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Personal touch

Signature Dishes

Let me start with my favorite! – The House Specials Set with Pan fried chicken (with their special gravy), Spaghetti with meat sauce, Taco and Iced Tea. Truly #cravingsatisfied!

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House Specials Set P262

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A classic!

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Hamburger Steak Special Set P262

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The Club Sandwich

I also got to witness the ceremonial pancake cutting which meant that the store is now ready to bring good food and happy dining experience to its customers.

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Glorious Pancakes for the ceremonial cutting

Pancake house is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m at SM City Taytay (just across National Bookstore). You may visit their site at http://www.pancakehouse.com.ph or get in touch with them through their official Facebook or Twitter account.

Come Visit!