krissy writes

peace, love, & lip gloss

Making handmade paper

I love stationery and have already spent a pretty penny amassing an extensive collection of paper, pens, stickers, cards, and the like. I also love crafting and have enrolled myself in various workshops, watched and read countless DIY videos and step-by-step instructions, and embarked on many hobb…

Quick and easy with Pixy

Last weekend, I shared with you guys how the launch of Pixy went. This time, I'm giving you a closer look at the products I got as well as some quick notes on some of them that I've actually tried so you can decide whether you'll be interested enough to check them out at Watsons.
Both …

"Head in the clouds but my gravity's centered."

I literally just stepped inside my house from a day swimming trip with my friends when the rain poured down so hard that I was reminded that summer does end. We were supposed to go the beach with our other friends but that's what happens to plans when you make them months in advance - they get…

Book review: Love, Rosie

So I noticed that most of the books I read lately deal with depression or some other forms of psychological disorder and that it was affecting me more than it should. (I get affected way too much by fictional characters, I think.) I decided to stop reading Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar halfway t…

A welcome overdose of pink with Pixy

On the first week of August, I was invited by Liz to join an event to welcome Pixy in the Philippines. Not to be confused with the UK-based brand Pixi, Pixy is a Japanese-formulated and Indonesian-manufactured makeup line that aims to bring us the best of truly Asian beauty.


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Full Metalmouth

Today is a special non-working day for us Filipinos to commemorate the death of Benigno Aquino, Jr. He is considered a hero because his assassination paved the way for the people to revolt and overthrow Martial Law and the Marcos regime.
Anyway, aside from working from home for a bit, I also got t…

Have you found Wally yet?

My Kindle has become such an indispensable part of my life and I will forever hail how it has made reading a lot more convenient, easier, and cheaper for me.
Still, there are some books that a Kindle or any other ebook reader can never replicate, and although I hardly have space in my room to cont…

30 years of Burt's Bees

Is it the #TBT and #SentiSabado hashtags? Is it the notion that everything that goes around comes around? Is it the opposite of one of Barney Stinson's mottoes that "new is always better"? I'm not exactly sure why really, but there seems to be a constant clamor for nostalgia thes…