The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.– Plutarch
Not knowing better, I opened the app, and yet again instead of just searching a name, fate had it that I scrolled through the messages to look for the message. It was one of the moments you’d never see coming but would change your life forever.… Continue reading This Happened: I Wish I Hadn’t Found Out
Let’s go a trip down memory lane to the last time I fired up my laptop and written for this blog – February. Okay, so my last post was dated February 2 talking about how it’s okay to not get everything together on your own. Irony may be lost on me, but a week after… Continue reading This Happened: A New Home
Independently living for two months now made me ponder and realize a lot of things – things I wouldn’t have learned if I was still living in my comfort zone. In fact, I wish they’ve taught us this in school, or that I was raised ready for it. Well, I guess, learning it the hard… Continue reading … but that’s okay.
I have always stayed away from the kitchen. ALWAYS. The few times I cook when I was still staying at our family home results to either injury, smirks of disappointment, or worse, combination of the two. But the best way to keep me and my wallet healthy is to learn how to cook. … Continue reading Not Your Ordinary Salmon
It might even be called reckless or stupid, but I wanted to see what I can get away with. Sometimes, life requires you to take the leap off the edge to teach you how to fly. And as the last quarter of the year started, 2020 decided to throw in an awesome plot twist my way.… Continue reading Breakthroughs, Breakouts, and Workouts
I have been in a slump for about two weeks now not because I don’t find this fun anymore, nor because I felt lazy and decided to just quit out of the blue but because I realized that there’s more than one way to practice self-care during this time of pandemic. It was during those days that I realized that self-care truly comes in different forms but it always starts with this step – you’d do something good to yourself, for yourself. … Continue reading Stick It!
I consider myself frugal when it comes to shopping for make-up because honestly, I find myself too lazy most of the time to use it. And when I do buy make-up, I tend to buy what I believe is a good quality brand. So when I see some good deals on the brand(s) I like,… Continue reading MAC: cheap steals and freebies
The Animal Crossing: New Horizons was surrounded by so much hype mainly due to the reason that it has been eight years since the last game in the franchise was introduced, and that it offers an endless possibility in a controlled and limited life in quarantine. The addition boasts of features that gamers are excited about from autosaves to remote island life. Here are some of the reasons why everyone took on the Dodo Airline Ride.… Continue reading New Horizons on New Normal.
We all have our own coping mechanisms and online shopping can boost our mood or at least gets us something to look forward to. Careful though, it’s a slippery slope to going broke. I myself am a culprit of spending some hard earned cash to help me get by and let me share with you some of the stuff I loved.… Continue reading Pandemic Made Me Do It
It was 9:52 on a Sunday morning, fair but a bit cloudy outside. I was feeling quite tired despite of having been able to sleep for eight hours. I reached for my Kindle and decided to go for some light novel instead of a heavy read, and let myself be carried into the world of extravagance yet again.… Continue reading Sex and Vanity
It’s been 109 days since the lockdown has started in our country – due to this quarantine, a lot of travel plans are postponed or cancelled. So, to satisfy my thirst for it, I decided to revisit my old photos and memories from my past travels and realized why I keep coming back to this one country – Singapore.… Continue reading Singapore: Why I Keep Coming Back
sliced ripe bananas slice of bread generous (or not so?) amount of peanut butter sprinkle of courage dash of hope Let me be honest and straightforward – I am not fan of peanut butter and I totally have no idea why I created this afternoon snack. I just decided to slice up some ripe bananas… Continue reading Peanut Butter Banana Toast with a Twist