Ross Pangilinan, Orange County’s Rising Star Chef

If you’re a foodie or into restaurant culture, by now you may have read or heard the buzz about Mix Mix, Terrace by Mix Mix and the name Ross Pangilinan. Let’s start with Ross Pangilinan a former executive chef at Leatherby’s Café Rouge and sous chef at the flagship Patina at the Walt Disney Concert […]

Bohemian Rhapsody, Not just a Movie but a Grandiose Experience

Bohemian Rhapsody is the champion. Rami Malek, brilliant. Freddie Mercury is a winner. I waited almost a year to see this movie, ever since Variety released that Rami Malek would play the lead role as Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Rami and Freddie have similar backgrounds – Malek, an Angeleno, and his parents […]

Candace Cameron Bure Signs New Book in Mission Viejo

Candace Cameron Bure has recently been making a splash on the media circuit promoting her new children’s book “Candace Center Stage“. This is her sixth book and she mentioned at the event that this is a twenty year dream come true for her. This is not the first time I met Candace. We met during […]

An Evening with America Ferrera at Live Talks LA

I have always been fascinated with cultures from different countries. Culture is a  beautiful thing- it makes us unique, different, interesting and is definitely a gift. Being a Filipino living in the United States, I’ve always embraced my own culture and the American culture. The first time I came to America was in 1979 during […]

Recycled Fashion at Festival of Arts Laguna Beach

Every summer the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach holds its annual Fashion Show and I always look forward to attending. I’ve been to a lot of fashion shows but this is one of my favorites. Why? It’s because of the artist creative and dramatic designs using recycled materials – paper/shopping bags, tissue papers, CD’s, […]

A One on One with Nick Verreos, Fashion Guru and FIDM Spokesperson

It was an honor to interview the always ever busy Nick Verreos. Ever since I started blogging and being a social media aficionado I’ve been following Nick’s career. The first time I met Nick was at an event in Macy’s South Coast Plaza. I was blown away by how Nick connected with his audience and […]

Indie Beauty Expo hits DTLA

January 24 kicked off Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles. Day 1 – Press/Buyer Access and Consumer Shopping Event Day 2 – “Trade Indie” reserved for industry professionals. It was my first time to attend IBE in Los Angeles and I must say I really did have a lot of fun. There were many indie […]

I won a $500 giveaway from Katharine Story

On November 24, the day after Thanksgiving, I went for a hike near the Ventura pier. I took a break to look at my Instagram account. I was tagged from @katharinestory with the message “We have a winner! Ruchel @popbuffruchel please contact the boutique or DM us to claim your prize.” Sure, I joined the […]

Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration with Sheryl Crow

The ’90s was the decade of grunge music and alternative rock. It was also the time where you could buy 10 CD’s in the mail and get a couple CD’s for free. I love all kinds of music  … and Sheryl Crow’s CD was one of the CD’s I bought during the 90s. The CD […]

Superstar tennis player Maria Sharapova launches book in Los Angeles

On September 15, I had the opportunity to meet tennis superstar Maria Sharapova. The professional tennis player and five-time Grand Slam winner launched her book entitled Unstoppable: My Life So Far at the Barnes and Noble The Grove in Los Angeles. Rockin’ a blue long sleeve pin-striped shirt and light brown baggy pants, she looked […]