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Not to be missed hit movie franchises on HBO Movie HD this month

Beginning August 17, HBO and SKY will give the entire family the chance to bond over the most popular movie franchises—from big Hollywood studio productions to surprise indie hits. [bctt tweet=”Not to be missed hit movie franchises on Sky and HBO Movie HD this month” username=”JojieAlcantara”] DESPICABLE ME The movies that showed even villains have a heart is back. Follow the story of Gru, (Steve Carrell) a supervillain whose quest to become the greatest villain of all time is halted after finding three cute little girls to be a father to and a woman to marry. Catch the movie and sequel “Despicable Me 3” beginning August 17.       CARS Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) teaches kids lessons in humility, teamwork, and acceptance from the time he gives up the chance to win a race to helping friends stop a gang of sinister minds out to halt the use of alternative and environmentally-friendly fuel in the international Grand Prix race. Kids get to enjoy “Cars” and “Cars 2” starting August 17.     STAR WARS …

Sweet Dough, Sweeter Success

By Jojie Alcantara (published in SunStar Davao on May 11, 2018) Flo Dollaga, in her early forties, started her journey with pastries from a factory which made flavored bread sticks back in 2004. This was the year when she was invited to be one of the city caterers for the government of Davao. [bctt tweet=”Sweet Dough, Sweeter Success ” username=”JojieAlcantara”] “I worked as their caterer for nine years, serving city councilors during special meetings, committee hearings, etc. Pastel was what I mainly served during dessert, and the officials liked our product and main dishes with affordable rates,” she relates. Pastel is a small soft dough bun with sweet fillings good for snacks. Soon the private sectors tapped Flo to personally cater for them in various occasions. Clients clamored for the pastel because apart from its soft bun, it has the right amount of sweetness using all natural ingredients and no preservatives. This inspired her to put up her specialty shop called Sweet Dough. She names her family as her main inspiration. Her father taught her …