A List of Firsts

Tell us about your first day at something — your first day of school, first day of work, first day living on your own, first day blogging, first day as a parent, whatever. This was supposed to be part of my writing prompts series and was supposed to be up on Oct 29th but I…

Quarantine Diaries # 11: In-between lockdown shenanigans

It’s been a while since I’ve done a quarantine diaries entry! And I think this is the perfect time because we are in lockdown again and everything is closed again. I literally went out with friends like 4 times since I got home in mid-May, and starting Aug 5, ECQ started again. I had plans…

I am home from Boracay!

After 111 days in Boracay, I am finally home! I still have a few more blog entries about Boracay – I’ll probably be writing about it for months and posting about it on Instagram until 2022 – but I will blog first about our experience going home from Boracay while still in GCQ, wherein only…

Boracay in the New Normal: Where to Eat (Part 1)

Since we have been staying in Boracay for almost 2 months now, we have definitely eaten at tons of restaurants on the island. We don’t do this everyday (mostly during weekends only) so I’m surprised that we have tried so many of them. I was originally planning to do this blog at the end of…

Quarantine Diaries # 10: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Ok, so it’s been a while since I have done this. LOL. First of all, Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Virtual Office Christmas Party We had our company virtual Christmas Party on Dec 18th. Since I live close to our office and we can come physically if we want to, I decided why not since…

November & December Shopping Haul!

I didn’t really have much to review for November, so I decided to just put November and December in just one post. I haven’t been really buying a lot of stuff online recently. I am kinda proud of myself LOL. First Aid Kit Price: ₱70Shop here. Okay, this was better and bigger than I expected!…

My Dental Journey Continues… I Got Braces!

This is Part 2 of my teeth chronicles. The journey continues~ Part 1 here. Visit # 4 (Nov 3) This is my last visit to Dental City, I just had my stitches removed and I had two dental fillings. I was actually really tired when I went cause I had work the night before and…

Dec 17: You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch

What is your least favorite personal quality in others? Extra points for sharing your least favorite personal quality in yourself. My least favorite personal quality is neutrality and passiveness. I always live by this quote, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” I get that you’re not going to have an opinion…

Nov 20: Safety first

Share the story of a time you felt unsafe. I can remember two things right now. I like travelling by myself and while I enjoy it, there are times when I did feel unsafe. Maybe it was just my paranoia but honestly, when you are a woman, this is a normal feeling. The first one…

Quarantine Diaries # 9: It’s November!!!

Ok, damn, I have not posted anything in 10 days! I had laptop problems in early November so I was very stressed last week and I could not sleep well because I needed to be awake during the day to chat with our admin and IT. For context, I work at night and sleep during…

Nov 6: Google and rescue operation

What was the last thing you searched for online? Why were you looking for it? “US Election 2020” I mean, it is timely and relevant since the US election was a few days ago. Since I am in the Philippines, we are a day ahead and I have been refreshing my Google search many times…