Daily Archives: February 9, 2013

Smart welcomes back Jessica Sanchez

Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has scheduled a lineup of events for American Idol runner-up and Filipino-American vocal powerhouse Jessica Sanchez who will be back in Manila for a series of shows and activities that will culminate in a Valentine’s concert for her Filipino fans.

“We are happy to once again have the talented Jessica Sanchez in our country and we are proud that she’s doing a great job embodying Smart’s ‘Jump In’ philosophy,” said Emmanuel Lorenzana, Smart’s executive vice president and head of wireless consumer division.

The international singing sensation, who also is the company’s latest youth ambassador, will “spread the message of positivity and empowerment” as expressed in her Smart Jump In music video with fellow Pinoy global icon and Smart ambassador of the Black Eyed Peas.

“I’m happy to be sending a message out to kids my age to just live life and have fun, have no worries and just go for what you want,” said  Jessica Sanchez in an interview during the making of her Smart Jump in music video which, as of this writing, is nearing 1 million views on YouTube.

Jessica will be involved not only in performing and interacting with fans but also in supporting Smart’s advocacies for the youth. For the duration of her visit, she is scheduled to drop by a public elementary school to join a storytelling session to help young kids read better.

On February 11, 3 p.m., Smart will be holding a grand fans day at the SM North EDSA Skydome entitled “Jump In Bash with Jessica Sanchez.” She will also join the Smart Jump In school tour at the University of Sto. Tomas. Smart will also bring the young achiever to the University of the Philippines for an appearance at the 2013 UP Fair.

Smart is inviting Jessica Sanchez’ fans to join the Jump In Bash. To instantly get free passes, just load and/or get free Jump In SIMS at Smart Jump in blitzes or participating Smart Stores and SM Information kiosks. Those who get Jump In Bash passes will automatically earn raffle entries for a chance to win tickets to Jessica Sanchez’ Februarty 14 concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

To get tickets to Jessica’s Valentine concert, log in to Follow Jessica’s Twitter at @JessicaESanchez and Facebook at

For more information and to keep track of Jessica Sanchez’ tours with Smart, visit

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Valentine’s DIY Gift Ideas for the Quirky Romantic

Do a big, romantic gesture and make your girl swoon this season of hearts

If you haven’t decided on what to give your lady love this Valentine’s Day, give her a present that’s more thoughtful and personal than a box of chocolates. Spoil your girlfriend or your mom this February 14th with these simple do-it-yourself gifts and turn your utilitarian ideas into handmade wonders she’s sure to appreciate.

Hanging Plant Containers for Your Gardening Gal

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Impress lady green thumb with a creative and eco-friendly present that would create a new, refreshing look for her patio or terrace. Repurpose your old tin buckets or trash bins by giving them a new paint job. Drill holes on the garden wall then mount your plant containers on it to hold your mom’s orchids or shrubs. Feel free to play with colors and arrangements!

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