Pawnina Tips: Here’s What You Can Do With Noche Buena Leftovers


Hey guys! Finally, Christmas has passed! Now, we’re only  a few days away until we bid adieu to the old year and feast to celebrate the new year! Speaking of feast, the post-celebration left us with leftovers that we need to manage. Now, it’s a no-no to just throw away what’s left or to let time do the spoilage for you! To avoid such leftover disaster, here’s how you can maximize food fun with all your sumptuous Noche Buena leftovers!   1) Extend gatherings. You can still continue to host a potluck reunion! This way makes it a lot more practical! You don’t have to spend new ingredients to make another dish but instead maximize what’s left of your Noche Buena! Admit it or not this can be a tradition, a post-holiday gathering!  But be sure the leftovers are still as presentable. You don’t want to look like you’re offering what your family can’t finish off. 2) Make everyday like your Sunday family dinner. Every night is like a family dinner on a Sunday thanks to our Noche Buena … [Read more...]

Ho Ho Ho Christmas Spirit Profile: Who Are You Every Christmas? (Infographic)


Happy Holidays! Finally, the the yuletide eve we’ve all been waiting for has arrived in town! With reunions, Noche Buenas, gift-givings, Mariah Carey holiday songs, and more to mark the end of the year, the last days of December is really a season to look forward to. Since it’s the most beautiful time of the year to have that Christmas spirit, let’s bring out your holiday ego and find out who are you every Christmas below:   Ho ho ho! Now spread your Christmas spirit and make the final days of the old year count with joy, love and peace! If you want a hassle-free, convenient and easy way to get cash loans, then visit the PawnHero website to learn more. You can also have the pawnshop right into your pawn by downloading the PawnHero app. If you are looking to buy those presents , check out by PawnHero. Your online shop where authentic pre-loved items meet bargain prices. Don’t forget to like PawnHero Philippines and Marketplace by PawnHero on … [Read more...]

Your Spotify-Worthy Christmas Biyahe Playlist


Finally, Christmas is coming to town! But with the excitement to get to your Noche Buena destination, the holiday traffic and the Christmas rush makes it a long ride home. Now, to get you into the Christmas vibe here are 12 Spotify-worthy Christmas songs  for your biyahe below:  1) "Hallelujah" by Pentatonix This timeless classic by Leonard Cohan has been a favourite song to cover by so many artists and artists at heart which is a testament as to why it never ceases to amaze. With so many renditions, Pentatonix' version of the classic song is enough to bring out the Christmas spirit in you! The classic is part of the five-member American a capella group's 2016 full-length holiday album. Video Source: PTXofficial 2) "Oh Holy Night" by Mariah Carey You know it’s Christmas when the power pop holiday ballads of the undisputed Queen of Christmas herself, Mariah Carey, starts playing on the places you visit!  And the ultimate Mariah Christmas song that would send an echo of … [Read more...]

Reunion Party Games To Get Everyone In The “Barkada” To Participate


The location, the music, the food, the stories and of course the good stash of  drinks make up a good party! But to make all barkada reunion celebrations a blast, there should also be games to hype things up! To help you get started with the party planning, here is a suggested list of games that guarantees to get everyone in the circle to participate! Don’t worry, these games are just the icing on the cupcake because they bring out a galore of confessions, teamwork, laughter, and dares! All you need is a drink and that game face on! Image source 1) Be a team sport playing the “Beer Pong” One of the fun and popular drinking games is the beer pong! The game is a barkada game as it requires two players; the players could either be a pair or a group. The game requires a table. At both ends of the table, a pyramid formation of half-filled cups of beer are arranged. The game begins with the first team attempting to shoot ping pong balls into the opponent’s cups from across the … [Read more...]

Pawnina Tips: How To Win Against Online Shopping Scams This Holiday Sale Season


Hey guys, Pawnina here! As we all know, shopping sale season starts at the remaining months of the year. Now, we’re down to the last month! Both online shops and shopping stores are at their full force with their best offers. Since December has one of the most widely celebrated holidays of the year, we are more vulnerable to spend our holiday budget. Shopping stores are a safer haven to hunt deals, but shopping online does not guarantee the same safety and security you get from physical shops. Because we don’t want our 13th month pay, Christmas bonuses and hard-earned savings to go down the drain, here  are quick tips to avoid being an online shopping scam victim. So check the tips below win against those bad guys. 1) Read reviews of the online shop. The first thing you should do is to assure its reputation as an online shop. The more popular it is, the better. Otherwise, the less reviews, the fishier it gets. So, as it is online, you can check their social media accounts. It … [Read more...]

Crazy Fun Things To Get Your Mind Out Of The Holiday Traffic


Lo and behold, this year’s holidays fall on a weekend! For students, this won’t be a problem as they have their Christmas break- lucky them! But for most employees, this year just did not agree on a long weekend for the holidays! Hence, not so good news at all for the majority of Metro-residing students on a break, because a holiday traffic will just be breaking that break! So, for all those unlucky enough to expect the impending holiday traffic, here are crazy and fun suggestions we believe you can do while stuck on holiday traffic. 1) Bring your pocket WiFi. Thank the brainchild for bringing up the idea of a pocket WiFi! It's so convenient! You can bring one, anytime, anywhere, just like PawnHero! Now, If you have it, by all means, bring it! Having your internet data won’t last the dreaded traffic, especially if the data eats up all your phone’s battery.Speaking of your battery, might as well bring those power banks too! They’ll come in handy. Image source 2) Listen to … [Read more...]

LOOK: Thirteen Fast Facts About The 13th Month Pay


Call it Christmas bonuses or a salary blessing, but the 13th month pay is a right granted by the Labor Code of the Philippines. This benefit is entitled to rank-and-file employees regardless of status as long as he/she has worked  at least one month in the company. How is the 13th month pay computed? The 13th month pay computation is based on the total basic monthly salary of an employee for the whole year, divided by 12 months. Thus: “13 month pay = total basic salary earned during the year / 12” Therefore when an employee’s basic salary is Php 15,000 and had worked for 8 months, the 13th month computation is calculated as such: (Php 15,000 x 8 months)/12 = Php 10,000 Image source According to our law, the 13th month pay should be released not later than the 24th of December. So while waiting for our 13th month salary, check out these 13 fast facts below: 1) The 13th month pay is one of the mandatory benefits of an employee here in the Philippines. This means it’s your … [Read more...]