A Day at the National Museum of the Philippines

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In celebration of the National Heritage Month, the National Museum of the Philippines offered free admission for the whole month of May. AJ took me here one sunny Sunday morning, and I was really excited to have this museum trip again.  I can vaguely remember anymore the last trip I took here (as a college freshman and as part of a course requirement) and, armed with a ... READ MORE

April showers bring May flowers

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Sweet April showers. Do spring May flowers. - Thomas Tusser, 1557 I will forever remember May 2016 as the month where I celebrated a lot of milestones - at work mostly, but it's also my wedding anniversary month so I'm really overflowing with love and gratefulness! Let me share with you some of last month's highlights: A tour of the National Museum of the ... READ MORE

Faith.Hope.Love

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I love discovering and trying out natural/organic skin food products, especially locally made ones, because they really do wonders to my skin.  Some of them have become part in my skincare regimen like the soaps, tea tree oil and massage rub cream from GIGA, bee propolis products from Ilog Maria and the pocket hand sanitizers and hand soaps from Human Nature. Now, I'm happy ... READ MORE

Bag Crush: Cath Kidston’s Bowler Bag

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I've always wanted to own a classic bowler bag, so you can just imagine my excitement when I saw that my favorite British bag brand has come up with one, in its signature design and material (PVC coated cotton): Cath Kidston's version of a bowler bag is perfect for me who doesn't like high maintenance bags and would like to enjoy it for everyday use.  No luxury leather ... READ MORE

Stackable Perky Rings v.2

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I launched my first batch of Stackable Perky Rings in January last year and while it received a lot of inquiries from readers and friends alike, it did not generate the number of orders I expected. I believe it was the price of the rings (sold individually at Php15,000.00 each) that was the setback.  But my partner and I couldn't afford to pull the price further down due ... READ MORE

Online Shopping Experience: Dream Tomica x Hello Kitty Collab

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As I mentioned in my previous post, I'm going to share with you my recent online shopping experience with Amazon.com and Johnny Air Plus, which was triggered by my desire to complete the Dream Tomica x Hello Kitty cars collection. It all started in Instagram, actually.  I accidentally clicked the hashtag #hellokitty and the search came back with loads of Hello Kitty photos - ... READ MORE

Dream Tomica x Hello Kitty Set 2016

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After months of antagonizing wait, I finally got my hands on these limited edition Dream Tomica x Hello Kitty collection 2016! I ordered them from a Japanese online store (through Amazon.com) last February and had them shipped through Johnny Air.  Big big mistake there.  Will tell you the story in my next post as I don't wanna spoil my excitement here.  I believe this ... READ MORE

Imperial Porcelain’s Singing Garden

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Sharing with you my latest tea cup find:  the beautiful Singing Garden design from Imperial Porcelain Russia.  I bought this set of tea cup, saucer and cake plate from an Instagram reseller: @londontrolley.  It was an unscheduled purchase; I was just browsing through her Instagram feed when I saw this set on sale! The Singing Garden is a beautiful design by the celebrated ... READ MORE