5 Reasons Why You’ll Love This Is Us

Hi! How are you all doing? I’m doing pretty fabulous! Other than the fact that my blog just recently turned 1 and we have an ongoing $250 Nordstrom gift card giveaway (don’t forget to enter if you haven’t yet), I had updated my blog’s logo to convey what my site is really all about. I immediately fell in love with it the moment I saw it! What do you think? This update wouldn’t have been possible if not for my dear friend, Haydee Gusler. She also did social media banners to match the new logo! How awesome is she? Her graphic designs…

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9 Things I’ve Learned From A Year Of Blogging + Giveaway

When I started thinking about how much I wanted to start blogging over a year ago, I didn’t know what I was going to write about. It wasn’t until one afternoon a couple of months later, completely out of the blue, when it suddenly hit me. I would like to share my love of fashion, the struggles I’ve overcome and how I came out of them as a better person, and the lessons I’ve learned and have been learning as a mom (and as a person). And on that same day, an absolute spontaneity, my blog was born. It started…

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What Is Love Through The Eyes Of A Child

Do you ever wonder how our kids, as young and innocent as they are, know what love is? While my daughter (especially my son) may not be able to tell me exactly how she defines love even if I ask her, I honestly think it’s when…

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GUEST POST: 5 Things That Bond You As A Couple More Than You Think

Happy Tuesday! It’s a brand new week; and we also have a new guest author! Today’s guest author is Roxana Oliver. Roxana is a lifestyle consultant from Sydney. She is also one of the editors at Higstylife Magazine. Today, she’s going to share with us 5 things that bond us with our partners that we probably didn’t even know or have been taking for granted. – If you think a successful relationship is based on hard work, you are probably right. By introducing a couple of new activities and shaking up your everyday routines, your relationship will flourish. If you focus…

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Decorate Your Home With Personalized Art From 76th & Newbury

I adore anything personalized. If you’ve seen my son’s first birthday party, you’ll see that I had most of the decorations, even his outfit, personalized. Whenever we’d go home to Manila, I’d have something made that’s personalized for my kids if not for our family, like our family hand print on a ceramic plate. I treasure every memory I’ve made (and yet to make) with my family, and having something personalized captures that perfect moment and ensures that we’d be able to look back years from then and remind us how happy we were or little the kids were at that moment.

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Give The Best Gift Ever With Songfinch – A Personalized Song For That Special Person

I love music and I can definitely say that music has been a huge part of my life. I remember back when I was younger, I would turn to music either when I was happy or sad; especially when I was heartbroken. There’s something about hearing someone sing some words accompanied by a melody that makes it so heartfelt and extremely relatable. I absolutely remember I used to cry while listening to a song when I was trying to mend a broken heart; while I used to feel really in love and happy when I was listening to cheery songs. And…

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The Interesting Truth About Why I Chose To Give Up My Dream Wedding

Are you planning a wedding but couldn’t justify all the expenses that come with it? Do you have to save up a lot to be able to afford your dream wedding, and have started to think that a smaller and simpler one might be the way to go? Relax; that’s perfectly fine. And to be honest, you’re not the only one! Today, I am sharing with you why I agreed to have a simple wedding. – I am not going to deny it; just like most women, I’ve dreamed of my own wedding since I was a kid. I’ve always wanted an…

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How To Make A Long Distance Relationship Work

Have you ever wondered if long distance relationship is for you? Have you ever felt so strongly for someone but decided to just let those feelings go because that special someone is in a different timezone and the fear of not being constantly together might destroy your relationship? While I am not an expert in long distance relationships, I’ve been in one for 2 years. He lives in the U.S. while I was in the Philippines. So I wanted to share how our long distance relationship ended in marriage and me FINALLY living in the U.S. with him. How Our…

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Sequined Tank Top + Jogger Pants – A New Year’s Eve Outfit Inspiration

Note: I may receive commissions from clicks or purchases made through links in this post. Outfit Details Tank Top: Express (similar) | Jacket: Express (similar) | Jogger Pants: Express (similar) | Bag: Louis Vuitton (exact) | Boots: Gucci (similar) | Sunglasses: Tiffany & Co. (similar) Can you believe 2016 is almost over? I guess having 2 kids, a full-time job, and running a blog really do that to you, huh?! And with 2016 ending signifies that we’ll get to celebrate the beginning of 2017; and that means New Year’s Eve Party!!! I know! I know! We’re not going to some bar…

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5 Little Things I Am Thankful For – A Thanksgiving Post

Every Thanksgiving, I always say that I’m thankful for family, friends, and all those kinds of serious stuff. That has been always true but this year, to make it fun, I’ve decided to turn the spotlight on to the little things that I am thankful for this year. Hot showers – Growing up in Manila where having water heaters isn’t a necessity but a luxury, I take comfort in the fact that the water I am showering in every day is going to be warm. It makes waking up in the morning so much more bearable. Fluffy cozy robe – Because…

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