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2013: The Year of Indulging My Inner Fangirl

If 2012 was the Year of Living Bravely, what about 2013? Well, I'd like to think my 2013 was about taking things a little less seriously and just having fun exploring great books, movies, and music, with special focus on my fangirl-ing.


What better way to begin this year-ender post than by cit…

New year, new hair?

Are you looking to have a hair makeover in time for the new year but don't know what hairstyle to try yet? This post might inspire you.

A couple of weeks ago, we had a Hair Workshop care of Toni&Guy held in the Toni&Guy Salon in SM Aura. This was before I had my hair colored so don'…

Yoga Chronicles: AntiGravity Yoga

A few months ago, I was sent a press gift that contains two day passes to Beyond Yoga. I gave one to my officemate/ friend Rica, and we were finally able to use them earlier today. We went to their Bonifacio High Street branch and attended the 9:30 AM Vinyasa 1 and 11 AM AntiGravity® Yoga FUNdamen…

Jump starting 2014 with my Belle de Jour Power Planner

'Tis the day after Christmas, so let the preparations for the New Year commence!
One of my favorite things about the turning of another calendar year is picking out a planner for the year ahead. I'm still old school, you know. Even with two smartphones (one personal, one for work) and hund…

"As you wish."

I seek magic, I seek adventure - those, I find between the pages of a book.

The Princess Brideby William Goldman has been in my to-read list for so long. Seeing that it is a cult favorite and one of the most referenced fictional works in pop culture history (most recent I've seen is the third e…

Merry Christmas!

I hope everyone is having a grand time! And just because it's still relevant, I'm reposting here the Christmas mix-tape I made last year.


Do You Hear What I Hear? - Carrie Underwood O Holy Night - Lea Michele Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Colbie Caillat Winter Wonderland - Jason Mra…

'Tis the last weekend before Christmas

Hola! How are you? And you? And you? Are you done with your Christmas shopping yet? I hope so! And I hope everyone's feeling chipper, especially now that there are only *gasp* a little more than 24 hours before Christmas!
As for me, I spent the whole weekend holed up in my aunt's cozy house…

{Blog Tour} In Over Her Head

This is a review of Anne Plaza's book In Over Head for Book Junkie Blog Tours. View the links of other participating bloggers and join the giveaway by visiting this link.
All she wants is to get even...  Erika Apostol's quiet and unassuming life gets disrupted when she learns that Richard J…

Dreaming of a Brownie Christmas

I am not a chocoholic per se but I do love me a good batch of brownies. Meanwhile, my mom and siblings are huge chocoholics and brownie-lovers that whenever I bring home a box of Brownies! Unlimited (which are their absolute favorite), they'd end up fighting over it, albeit playfully. Imagine …