Lifestyle - Home and garden
Don't let this happen to you! Here's how to keep your home safe from fire March 6, 2017 | 2:02 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon In observance of Fire Prevention Month this March, here's a checklist of things to do and have for a fire-safe home.
In Mandaluyong, people stop and look the selfie-worthy Christmas decors on Policarpio Street Friday, December 23, 2016 8:22 am| Text and photos by Dolly Dy-Zulueta | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

You’ve got to see the glittering homes at this famous Christmas-y neighborhood.

WATCH | This Christmas, unique House of Toys in QC will surely bring out the kid in you Sunday, December 18, 2016 8:03 am| Report by Laila Chikadora, News 5

Take a look at this video featuring toy aficionado who has collected 5,000 pieces and is still ocunting!

ASEAN crafts, 'sinamay' hats, beautiful glassworks : 8 Manila FAME 2016 highlights Friday, October 21, 2016 12:58 pm| Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The country’s premier design and lifestyle event mounts its 64th edition on October 19 to 22 with the theme “Objects Matter.”

America's top spring mattress brand Sealy opens first store in the Philippines Sunday, September 18, 2016 8:03 am| Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The world’s highest-rated spring mattress is now in the Philippines.

Urban Farmer: Got milk? You can plant!

Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 11:22 am | By Moje Ramos-Aquino, FPM,

Look around your house—particularly in your pantry—and find some possible containers for your plants. Now you’re off to a good start on your urban farming. 

Urban Farmer: Building Soil Beds the No Dig Way

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 11:30 am | By Moje Ramos-Aquino, FPM

No ground to raise a garden? Here’s how to start growing your plants in containers and how to create nutrient-rich garden soil especially if you live in the concrete jungle.

Urban farmer: Do you have green thumbs?

Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 11:16 am | By Moje Ramos-Aquino, FPM

So now we have an idea of what we want our urban farm to look, smell, feel, taste, and sound like. It is time to examine the small patch of unpaved earth we have.

It's sunflower season—and picture-taking time—in UP Diliman!

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 7:18 am | Text by Susan A. de Guzman/Photos by Peter C. Marquez,

It’s time to bring out your cameras and strike your best FB profile pic pose with the premier state university’s famous plate-sized sunny blooms.

The Joy of Urban Farming

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 10:02 am | By Moje Ramos-Aquino, FPM

There’s a sense of delight in being surrounded by lively herbs and spice plants in your home; but there’s even more happiness in knowing that it’s actually easy to set up your little urban farm and grow your own nutritious food.

Get ready for the Year of the Water Dragon—folks, do these rituals at home for good luck

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 6:06 pm | By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo, Special to InterAksyon/Photos by Peter C. Marquez

How can the Year of the Water Dragon work well for you? Bathe in pomelo leaves water, serve kiat-kiat and candies, give ‘ang pao,’ and other rituals you can do for year-long good luck.

Not the end of the world, maybe, but dramatic changes in 2012, so get yourself a lucky charm

Monday, January 2, 2012 - 3:49 pm | By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo/Special to InterAksyon

Of all the 12 animal signs in Chinese astrology, the Dragon is said to symbolize power and strength. But it is precisely because of this nature that will push exciting transformations in 2012.