great northern sale

Getting Ready for Summer at SM North EDSA

February is here and we can feel the change in the air. Just as we turn the page on our calendar to usher in a new month, the cool air of January suddenly vanishes and gives way to warmer weather. SM North EDSA’s Great Northern Sale happens at a fitting time as we make new purchases to get ready for the coming summer months.
For this sale weekend, my goal was to find denim pants, short sleeve blouses and flat sandals.
As usual when it’s sale time at SM, I try to go on the morning of the first day. Yesterday, I didn’t manage to get out of the house early, and arrived at the mall at a little past 11am. I headed to Uniqlo hoping to find short sleeve shirts and denim pants. The store wasn’t full as I expected it to be, maybe because the merchandise sold was still for the … Continue Reading →


Shop ‘Til You Drop at the Great Northern Sale

I try to go on the first day during any sale event to try to avoid the huge crowd on succeeding days. Of course, this Great Northern Sale being in SM North EDSA, a huge crowd should be expected even on the first day. So I did go yesterday, on the first day of the Great Northern Sale which runs until Sunday, July 15. I should have remembered that it was also payday weekend. [Face palm gesture here.] So the ATMs had long lines of people too who were waiting to get their cash. Patience NOT being one of my many virtues, I decided to make do with a few hundred pesos in my bag. I will not use my credit card and sink myself deeper into debt. Good thing that I had lunch at home before I left for SM.
But… what to buy with less than a thousand pesos? … Continue Reading →