The Ber Series : DIY Christmas Decorations

The Ber Series : DIY Christmas Decorations

The ber month’s are here! Note: This post is peppered with the word “Christmas”. Drinking game anyone? ūüėÄ The months from September to December are what we fondly call “the ber months”. This is the time when our weather becomes cool (its the monsoon season), nights become longer, people starts putting up their Christmas decors,¬†radio … Continue reading

Watercolor Novice

Watercolor Novice

I decided to learn how to watercolor last July. I wasn’t really expecting much from myself since drawing¬†or¬†painting¬†is not my forte. I’ve tried paint by numbers just to see how “painting” feels like but I know I’m just kidding myself when I say its “painting”.¬†To tick painting off my bucket list, I decided to try … Continue reading

what’s on my desk

what’s on my desk

I have been using the ikea micke desk for more than 3 years now for all things I do that require a desk (sewing, quilling, painting, knitting, crochet-ing, net surfing, etc..). It’s the basic model without the side drawer. Over the years, my table top have become crowded and the working area¬†is now¬†more smaller.. but … Continue reading

drawing happy people

drawing happy people

I bought 2 books yesterday.. I got them from popular bookstore yesterday. $21.50 each… It might have been an impulse buy. When Gio saw the books he said it looks just like my drawings… I got kinda excited and I bought them. Although it might have been an impulse buy (21.50 is not cheap ūüė¶ … Continue reading

Thirty Reasons

There are definitely more than thirty because our life together can’t really be quantified… but just to fit in with this special occasion, here’s my thirty reasons why you’re the right kind of perfect for me… 1. Always laughing. Its your default reaction to anything. It makes hard situations a little lighter. 2. You have … Continue reading

30 Day Budget Challenge

30 Day Budget Challenge

In our attempt to improve our saving skills, Hannah and I challenged ourselves to have a fixed daily budget and stick to that budget for the month of July. I set my daily budget based on a Mc Donald’s meal ($5.00 * 2 ) and,estimated bus fare ($2.00 * 2). Daily Budget: $15.00 Duration: July … Continue reading

Dreaming…

Dreaming…

Hannah and I got in a discussion¬†about how we both¬†came from a structured life. How we’ve always ¬†followed a path.. kindergarten, grade school, high school, college, work.. we’ve always known the next step. Now that we are considered adult by society’s standards, suddenly we get to choose where to go next. It is overwhelming… and … Continue reading

magkaibigang tunay

magkaibigang tunay

I got a dose of nostalgia today while watching MMK. This song was playing in the background… ¬† I’m not really a fan of ¬†Jolina, but I was a big fan of ¬†AngTV show. (Who wasn’t???) I had their album on tape!     I still remember the lyrics to the songs. ūüôā Gosh.. I … Continue reading

We are not so rich to buy cheap things

We are not so rich to buy cheap things

Gio has become philosophical lately when it comes to my spending… This is the quote Gio always tells me when I pick up something and say, “Uy! mura lng!” (“Hey! Cheap!”). ¬†This is his secret weapon against my “buying” habits. It’s pretty effective¬†because I end up putting the thing back where I got it from. … Continue reading

Playlist for the determined

Playlist for the determined

We all have our share of challenging moments.. because well, we’re alive. ¬†The good comes with the bad. Like everyone else, I get by with the help of family and friends but essentially I believe I surpass those moments because I am determined to. No help will ever work if you, yourself, have given up. … Continue reading