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My MIBF 2019 Haul

Weeks and even days leading up to MIBF (Manila International Book Fair), the biggest and longest running book fair happening in the Philippines annually, I was completely convinced that I wouldn't go. My pile of unread books is taller than me as it is, and my Kindle is filled with books I have…

Much ado about self-care

Did you know that September is Self-Care Awareness Month? I was today years old when I learned about it. Perfect timing, too, as I have been ruminating on this post for days now.
Self-care is underrated, but there has recently been a surge advocating it. More than slapping on face masks and lightin…

My Ellana Minerals Warehouse Sale Haul

It's a rainy Saturday afternoon and I'm taking a break from resting by reading my old blog posts. 2009 me: Rest assured though that I will not hoard makeup products since I do not have any plans to become a professional makeup artist at all.  2019 me: Welp  It is timely that I should come a…

Spandex Hero PH for your superhero costume needs!

There is value in putting pen to paper. During the latter part of 2018, my boyfriend J and I sat down to set our goals for this year. His list included going back to cosplaying and putting up a business, and he hit two birds in one stone with Spandex Hero Philippines!

J put it up in the first quart…

Plains & Prints: 25 years and beyond

Rajo Laurel. Rhett Eala. Vania Romoff. Randy Ortiz. Mark Nicdao. Amina Aranaz. These are names that have instilled awe and fascination in me every time I read about them in fashion magazines, even when I wasn't working in PR yet. How amazing that I got to work with them and a bunch of other ta…