Posted in April 2012

Pinch me I must be dreaming

Recently, Martine or popularly known as Dainty Mom held a contest in her blog. The prize was nothing short of amazing. At stake was a 3D 2N vacation in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Check out the screen cap below borrowed from her blog post. I’ve never set foot in Palawan and it is one of those destinations that … Continue reading

Random Favorites

Happy start of the week everyone! My monday is turning into a weird roller coaster— it has been a mix of extreme highs and lows. I can’t even explain it. One moment, I get super excited over amazing news, which I will share very soon. And the next, I feel like the world is crumbling … Continue reading

Ilocos Trip – Part 3

Hope you’re all enjoying your weekend! 🙂 This is part 3 of our Ilocos Norte adventure. Incase you missed the first two posts, you can read about those here and here. Looks like there’s a part 4 coming up. To jam all the remaining photos in this one post would be ridiculous. With our tummies … Continue reading

Ilocos Trip – Part 2

Here’s the continuation of the Ilocos Norte vacation post. After Day 1 (the highlights of which I’ve posted here), we literally collapsed in our beds at the hotel as we were downright exhausted. Little did we know that Day 2 was going to be more action-packed. It was so action-packed that apparently, I need to … Continue reading

Ze Horse

Remember my post about the paper mache horses or “taka”? Incase you haven’t seen it yet, I’m sharing the link here.  Got my order yesterday and this is it! My very own taka!  I chose the Fleur de Lis design but instead of black, I requested for one in Salmon.  It now stands gallantly on … Continue reading

Ilocos Trip – Part 1

It’s mid-week and I owe you a post about my amazing weekend. My family escaped the city and headed North. It was an 8 hour road trip but so worth it. We went to Ilocos Norte for the weekend. I’ve come to realize that it’s a province that is rich in culture and heritage, and … Continue reading

Picture Perfect

If you’ve been following this blog, you’d know that photography is one of my absolute favorites. There’s really nothing like a picture perfect shot to show textures, landscapes or simply capture those very priceless moments. Today I am featuring the work of one of the photographers I truly admire. It so happens that the photographer … Continue reading

Paper Mache Horses

Today I’d like to share with you a cool handmade art called the Takatak Project. You see, when I was a kid I used to have a paper mache horse or the “Taka” as it is popularly known in Paete, a province in Laguna. It was red and hand painted. I remember that it was … Continue reading

Fast Forward to the Weekend

Do you know what it feels like when you’ve just been on a recent vacation, and you suffer from a hang-over that you just can’t shake-off? And it seems like the only possible solution is to get your butt out-of-town for another vacation? Well, I think I’m sort of stuck in that zone right now. And … Continue reading

The Tala Shirt

If you remember my post about the customized shirts that I ordered recently (you can read the post here), well…the cool gals from Tagpi Disenyo also sent a free shirt to go with my order. Thanks guys! The little girl and I are loving our matchy-matchy shirts 🙂