On The Go Outfits

What are on the go outfits, you ask? These are the outfits that I put on when I’m in a rush and when my mind is buzzing with a million other things. The outfits I wear on days when I have zero energy and so I put zero effort into the outfits because I know they’ll work. The outfits I usually wear when I go to school because I’m always in a rush when I’m going to school. The outfits you’ll probably see me in 85% of the time because I am by nature, a person who is late, and so to avoid being late, I lessen the time spent on deciding what to wear. My on the go outfits usually consist of a skirt or a dress, so when you see me in a skirt or a dress, know that I probably did not prepare my clothes the night before like I should have.
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9 cold weather trends to try in a tropical country

It’s November and the  weather is finally cooling down in the Philippines! This is good news for all us fashion lovers out there. We can finally start layering clothes without ending up in a sweaty mess! As seasons come and go, so do fashion trends. I tried out a few trends for the colder season that could still be worn despite living in a tropical country and I absolutely loved the results! Make sure to try out some of the looks as well and tag me on instagram or twitter so I can see them! Continue reading

A Piece of Peace in Keqiao, China

Tusita Temple or Dou Shuai Tian Gong in Chinese is a temple in Keqiao, Shaoxing City, Zhejiang China. “Dou” means old combat armor, “Shuai” means to command, and “Tian Gong” means the temple in heaven. When my friends told me that we were going on a hike, this was not at all what I expected. I expected trails and walking on grass and soil. Instead, there were smooth roads and cement stairs. This was definitely a one of a kind experience because the temple at the top was simply breathtaking.

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Nothing But Love, Fashion, and Food At The Manila Sundance Bazaar 2016

The Manila Sundance Bazaar was held last October 28-30, 2016. They were open from 11 am – 9 pm at the World Trade Center. This year they  had their first ever special mommy fair pop-up in partnership with Mommy Mundo, and since it was the Halloween weekend, they encouraged MSB goers to dress up in their best and most fashionable halloween costumes. They also had several freebies and games happening throughout the day. The entrance fee was only Php 100 and I can definitely say it was worth it, special thanks to Manila Bazaars for letting me get in for free! Continue reading

Hakuna Matata -Baler, Aurora

Baler is a municipality found in Aurora, Philippines. It is a 5-6 hour drive from Manila, and it is the perfect place to go to if you want to learn something new and have your adrenalin rushing. I must admit that its beaches aren’t the pristine white beaches that a lot of people crave for, but it’s still worth the trip because of the new experience that it offers. It is after all, known for being one of the best spots for surfing in the Philippines. In fact, it has even been called the birthplace of surfing culture in the Philippines.
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Do’s and Don’t’s of a Photo Shoot

Last June 25, 2016, I got the chance to shoot with Mr. Denys Jan Lee of 1225 studios, and it was an absolute blast. It was my first photo shoot in a long time so I was really excited but also a bit nervous. Unlike my past shoots, I didn’t have as much time to prepare for this shoot since it was scheduled on such short notice. Nevertheless, I still tried my best to be ready for the day of my shoot.

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Summer Eve

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I’m in the middle of a lake that’s covered with ice. I notice that the ice was starting to melt and it was getting pretty thin. I don’t even know how I got here. It’s like I just woke up and suddenly I was in the middle of that lake. I try to take a step but the ice cracks from the pressure, but I know I can’t just stay in place either.

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I keep willing the ice to hold together, willing the cold to stay so the ice doesn’t break. I keep walking, searching for a place that’s safe, but all I see for miles and miles is the frozen lake.

I know at any moment I could fall through and drown.

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Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

“This is the moment I realize I don’t love him, that I haven’t for a while. That maybe I never did. Because he’s right there for the taking: I could kiss him again; I could make him mine. But I don’t want him. I want someone else. It feels strange to have spent so much time wishing for something, for someone, and then one day, suddenly, to just stop.”
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Blurb:

Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her, these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved

When she writes, she can pour out her heart and soul and say all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only.

Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control. 

 

If you’re having a pretty bad week, and you need a book that will make you smile, I highly recommend this book. It’s just one of those books where you can’t help but feel good and warm inside. It’s a fun, charming, and heartfelt read. While I was reading the book and even when I was done, I would smile to myself as I remembered the story. The main plot of the book is about Lara Jean and her complicated love life. However, I think it is the relationship of the three sisters and their family dynamics that make this book something special. Continue reading

A Memorable Day at Manila’s Trendetter’s Bazaar 2016

 

The Trendsetter’s Bazaar was bigger than ever last July 8-10. Aside from the trendy clothes, and make up, this time they also included a sneaker and gadget sale! For just Php 100, shoppers get the chance to grab items up to 70% off its normal prices. I’ve always wanted to go to the Trendsetter’s Bazaar because I know I’ll get really good items for really reasonable prices so I was delighted when Manila Bazaars asked me to go. Continue reading

Styles and Bites 2016: Food, Flair, Finds


According to their page, Styles and Bites is a “festival of finely curated flavors and fanciful finds for the metro’s pleasure-seeking foodies and shoppers.” Anyone who knows me knows that fashion and food are at the top of the things I love. Naturally, when I was asked by Manila Bazaars to go to the Styles and Bites bazaar last July 2, 2016, I said yes. For only a fee of Php 100, Styles and Bites can be “your urban escape to all things food and fashion.”

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