Sanrio characters headline cute Christmas parade!

The SM Mall of Asia lights up the season with Hello Kitty and friends. Read it in Unwind.

The icing on her cake

Who wouldn't know Chef Penk Ching? Anybody who's anybody covets a cake by Penk Ching for special occasions. Read her story in Workbook.


Write your own piece in our Her Words section. Reflections on life, inspirational stories, the one that got away, the funniest conversation you've ever heard, or whatever you would like to share. If you've got something to say—in 750 words or more—email us at feedback@herword.com. Guest columnists will receive special gift certificates from HerWord.

Looking for a pasta dish that's both delicious and easy to prepare when relatives and friends suddenly come a-visiting this Christmas? Here's one in Pantry.

Whether you're sending gifts for the holidays, packing for a move or storing keepsakes, heeding a few hints on how to prepare things for shipping and storage can help your package stay safe and intact. Read it in Living.

How do parents and their families handle self-injury in children with autism? Read more and find out how this autism family handles this devastating behavior in their loved one in Her Words.

Working moms impart valuable money lessons. Read it in Her Money.

Over a sumptuous lunch by Diamond Hotel executive chef Marko Rankel, a talk by ECHOStore founder Pacita "Chit" Juan on "mindful eating" and a discussion on tea by tea master Diana Pu. Read it in Forum.