Washington DC: The Girl (03.11)

03.11.14: Picture Perfect Kind of Day

Hello, dolls!!! I am so ecstatic right now, April is just amazing to me. First and foremost, A and I are just 12 days away from celebrating our second year together and I just can’t sit here and hide my excitement cause I know it is going to be ah-mah-zing! Second, I am only a few months away from hugging my family again!!! I can’t wait to travel with them again and be crazy with the sibs again. Lastly, I just accomplished something for school yesterday!! It really is happening!! One of the things that I promised myself when I got into Culinary school is to study abroad — and I am finally a sheer month away from crossing that off my list! ๐Ÿ™‚

Read my post about our awesome lunch in Duke’s Grocery here –ย http://riannagalvez.com/2014/04/07/washington-dc-dukes-grocery/

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It’s been a while since my last outfit post. I mean, let’s face it friends, I am not too good at it. LOL

But yeah, I will tryyyyy my very best to make each post worthwhile.

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If there is anything that I can’t give up from my closet, that would be this H&M jacket.

 

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I remember it as my firstย splurgeย after being here for only a week 2 years ago. I just can’t help it, the soft pink color and the gold buttons (I have this thing about gold buttons).

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#TBT First Date Night

03.10.2014 – Of getting things done

Hello, dolls!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy #TBT day!! My favorite day to blog cause I have a valid excuse to post entries that are ages ago. Though, this one’s not a month old (yet) I think it’s perfect cause this happened on a Thursday a couple of weeks ago. I guess for now, this is the best that I can do when it comes to posting something “recent”.

I love productive days like this one, we were literally out all day around the city accomplishing stuff — and I loved every minute of it! What’s more awesome about that day was how we spent the entire day with love and end it with great food…and drinks! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Beautiful day with an amazing date

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I am not going into the details of what happened before our afternoon in Inner Harbor, but let’s just say…we accomplished 4 big things prior to that. ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

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Oh hello there

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Ba Noi’s

01.18.2014: Meaningful Saturdays

Hello, dolls!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t believe it’s already Sunday (insert 1 million exclamation points here). Time is moving waaaay too fast. For the past week I’ve been really busy making each day special for my family and the people that I love. You see, nowadays, ย I find more gratification in making my family’s day extra special than to do the things that I love…or used to love.ย 

Before, I would spend my weekends hanging/dining our with friends, not that I do not like doing this anymore…but it’s just that, I feel like Saturday nights are more fun when you spend it with the people who truly make you happy.I am so over the jejecrowd here, if I want to have some drinks and go “clubbing” I can just wait for another week (or 2 since I will be in MD on a Monday) and be my crazy self there and not sacrifice time for my family.

#throwback: Cause I am excited and not sad this time

Washington,DC – ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/08/26/701-restaurant/

Taste of DC – ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/10/13/taste-of-dc/

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Saturday for us is all about “the” dinner. We can do whatever we want in the morning, but we always have to eat dinner together.

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My homie

Food x Outfit Entry

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Approved

10 days

Hello, dolls!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Valentine’s Day!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I am going to work on this entry now before I get caught up with my “Valentine’s Day kitchen lovin’ “. I’ve been in the kitchen since noon, preparing stuff for tonight’s dinner. I am tooooo excited!! Valentine’s day is a family thing for me, you know haha. It’s such a shame that the man that gave me my first REAL Valentine’s day is at the other side of the globe, and I know it sounds a little silly but I am not sad that we are not together. We still found a way (especially him) to make our V-day special, and like I said earlier… Valentine’s has always been a family thing for me ๐Ÿ˜‰

Yesterday, I was finally able to say that I really am leaving soon. I am still not emotional as of now. which is a good thing. Cause the last time I left for the states, I was already bawling my eyes out a month before my departure. I know this is not going to be as sad as before, cause I will not be away for the entire year. I am hastagging “MNL2014” in my head cause I am going to make it happen…anything for the man that I love the most <3

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Lucky 7!

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Had to go through this before January 7! ๐Ÿ˜ #Hassle

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Rooftop Party: Coachella on December

 

 

12.22.13: Of hosting dinners

Hello, dolls!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ We are only 3 days away from Valentine’s day and I am so excited!! I know most of you are looking forward on spending that lovely day with your special someone wink wink. I, on the other hand, is so thrilled to be with my favorite Vday dates — my parents!! My Dad has always made it special for me since..ever. I am planning to do something that I am good at for them this coming Friday…and I can’t wait to share it on this blog,hopefully SOON and not 3 months late.

For MZATC’s annual Christmas dinner, we had a “Coachella themed” party. Since we couldn’t all go to California, we brought Coachella to us…anyway we are just up for the dressing up part if ever we can so whatevs lol.I like themed dinners! It makes it easier for me to come up with a menu and cook more than 2 dishes.A ย themed dinner will not be complete without dressing the part,that’s the second best thing about it — I get to dress up!. I’ve been crazy about hosting parties lately, and this is just one of the many rooftop parties that I will be sharing on this blog ๐Ÿ™‚

#throwback: Cause it’ll be like this again. Wonderful memories in Charm City

First month –ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/03/20/is-retail-therapy-a-curse/

First Timer –ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/09/17/ravens/

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Merry Christmas, MZATC!!!! <3

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Of Forever Roomies

10.24.13: The greatest paycheck is not money

Hello dolls!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy #tbt day!! ย I am really hesitant if I should post an entry today, cause I feel like I’ve hit my limit when it comes to updating my social network accounts.Yup, 1 twit, a #tbt on Instagram, and an outfit post on Lookbook seems a lot to me now! Beofre I make your eyebrows raise with my weirdness, here I am, writing an entry cause I need to organize the clutter on my desktop. It’s that time of the month again, where in I feel uneasy about the huge mess that I’ve created on my hard drive. So you know how I try to make my posts “appropriate” with how I am feeling, or my silly fun life? Well I think this one hits the #tbt category, probably my favorite cause it gives me an excuse to post all the photos I “forgot” to upload.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the exciting feeling of flying again. How soon it is going to happen and how amazing things will be. I talk to myself…just like this…so I can forget that at the other side there is still loneliness.

Throwback:

Of flying alone –ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/03/16/on-the-fly/

All over again –ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/03/15/see-you-soon-manila/

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10 days after A left MNL, I had the opportunity to see the person who helped me make things “happen” and be with the people who made my journey almost a year ago extra exciting.

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300th: Good Morning, 23

11.29.2013: Birthday lunch and things that made me smile

Hello,dolls!!! This is my 300th post!!! Wow!! I can’t believe that I actually made this “riannagalvez.wordpress.com” happen! ๐Ÿ™‚ From a “drama queen” who just needed an outlet for her dark moments to a “fun loving lady who loves life”.The transition of this blog has been serious some sort and I am just grateful to everyone who has graciously clicked the follow button, and who has been continuously reading my entries!

300 posts and I feel like I am still a newbie. I still have a lot to learn when it comes to beautifying my page. — A little segue, does anyone know how to do that “read more” thingy here on wordpress? You know that link in the middle of each entry that lets the reader read the full length of the blog! This is so shameless…but yeah, sometimes WordPress plays tricks on me by making me feel sttttttttu.. yeah

Anyway, I told you I have something not too big for my 300th post. And since I love #throwbacks too much, I am going to give you a bit (or maybe more) of a throwback for the next couple of dates. I chose a couple of links that is going to be nice to look back to.. entries that will tickle that “inspiration” bone or just memories that I love <3 Some posts made me smile and say “aww”, cringe and just want to delete some photos, but mostly be reminded of how beautiful life is and how grateful I should be ๐Ÿ™‚

Since this is an entry about my 23rd birthday, I will give you a little throwback of my 21st and 22nd! ๐Ÿ™‚

21:Dinner — ย http://riannagalvez.com/2011/12/12/forever21-birthday-dinner/

21: Her Outfit — ย http://riannagalvez.com/2011/12/14/forever-21-hey-birthday-girl/

21:Sugar high — ย http://riannagalvez.com/2011/12/02/forever21-sugar-high/

22 – Dinner — ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/12/27/forever21plus1-petit-louis/

22: Hello Kitty Party — ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/12/07/forever21plus1-hello-kitty/

22:ย  Oh you know — ย http://riannagalvez.com/2012/12/09/forever21plus1-material-girl-meets-the-stalking-horse/

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A few days before my birthday, Alyza surprised me with a bag of “ramen happiness” from Ryu Ramen.

She drove all the way to my house and braved the traffic in Manila. This has got to be one of the sweetest things a friend has ever done to me ๐Ÿ™‚

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TWG: Her Outfit

Little Miss Tea Lover <3

Hello, dolls!! ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s been a while since my last outfit entry.On account of me being here, I still have my very reliable sister to take my photos, so we are going to abuse the 30 days that I have left and take as many photos that we can lol. I’ve noticed that I’ve been pretty lazy on doing so, you know… standing in front of the camera and hope that something magical happens so I will look nice in photos (haaaa). But really, I am just too shy to pose when I know someone is looking at me! But as what most people tell me, “don’t put your outfit to waste”.ย 

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Hopefully, in the next couple months I will be able to post more outfit shots. And publish shameless style related posts.

You know…cause I like to share haha

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PalawanDiaries: Her Outfit

09.28.2013: Her new bestfriend.

Hey,sweets!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Here is my last entry for our second day in Palawan.Only a couple of albums and this account will be up to date in no time!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ So since I am not really that good with “outfit posts” this is going to be short. I hope the photos will deliver and make this post worth your time ๐Ÿ™‚

P.S. To everyone who has been viewing my Palawan entries, thank you!!! I am trying to make it easy for you guys to navigate through my old posts.. and so far I’ve been working on classifying them. So just click any link at your right under the category tab ย and see what I have in store for you ๐Ÿ™‚

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Some lovin’ before we went out for dinner <3

I ย did not get the floor length memo.

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Palawan Diaries: KINABUCH’S x OOTD

09.27.13: ….and that’s a wrap

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I can’t think of a better intro than this.

I am lost in translation. My head is seriously going to burst any minute now. and I wish….I wish people can be more respectful and selfless.

I have reached my boiling point, and you know how I hate to turn this blog into a drama-fest, BUT when you give your all and spend n days working on things THE LAST MINUTE, and make everything perfect, it sucks when someone makes you feel like you did not do enough. It sucks when the work that you’ve done is not being reciprocated well…especially when the only thing that you asked for is not even going to cost them a dime. I worked like a machine for days while being sick, and sacrificed time for my future. I think I have every right to lose my temper. I am physically and mentally exhausted, is it too much to ask for some ME time?

Anyway, before I suck the life out of this blog…here is my last entry for our first day in Palawan (yaaaay).I did it!!! So here’s a food x fashion post! A little bit of both ๐Ÿ™‚

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Hola

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Kinilaw na Tanigue (Mackerel Ceviche)

ย I loveย kinilaw/ceviche! I grew up eatingย kinilaw with my Dad. I know A would love this, and I am glad he did!!!! The fish was so fresh…yumms!

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I forgot the cocktail that we ordered..but I think it wasย weng-wengย cause they can’t do sex-on-the-beach.

A had Jack and Coke. I remember him not really liking it.

The drinks were okay…I had better.

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Charm City

03.08.13: Hello Alexis

It is somewhat unusual that I post 2 entries in a day. But since productivity and jet lag doesn’t fall into one category in my life right now, I am stuck in my bed most of the time doingย whatnot’sย while waiting for the only person that can keep me sane in this time of misery. Just like theย luggage’sย that I have yet to unpack (yes people I am taking my sweet time) my desktop is still a clutter that I have yet to slowly sort. Truth be told, I am in no rush in blabbing about my last 2 months in the city that I fell in love in cause I feel like the words will slowly make the memories slip away. And as much as I want to wait until we see each other again, ย we all know that life doesn’t slow down and time doesn’t stop.

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Wednesday:ย Dinner at Bill Bateman’s! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Thursday:ย Downtown

Spent the day showing Alexis the beauty in Baltimore! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Had dinner inย Sip & Bite

Gaaaaahd,, how I miss Greek food. I would do anything just to have tzatziki nowwwww ๐Ÿ˜ YUMMS!

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They got featured inย Diners Drive-Ins and Divesย because of their spanakopita

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OOTD

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Top:ย From my Sister //ย Coat:ย Forever 21ย // Bandage Skirt:ย Zaraย // Leggings:ย H&M

Eat or sleep?

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Up HIGH at the TOP

Random shenanigans. Days that are worth remembering. Moments that I will never forget. To beย young and free.ย All in one weekend.

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Thursday Pizza x Pitcher night

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Clearly, someone tried to sabotage my outfit shot. Hahaha (as if my face was not tormenting enough for the public….. )

Top:ย Forever21

Tights:ย Icing

Firs ttime to wear fishnet stockings like this!! Looks so rad when you’re going out on a simple night like this! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Paired my outfit with red wedges fromย Forever21ย and a cute bag! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Friday Night Out

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Color me pink: Went for a girly chic on a Friday night! Someone who is just up for a chill night and away from the dance floor.

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Heels:ย Aldo

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Blazer:ย Forever21

Floral Top: Bayo Kids (yes kids!)ย 

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Saturday Night is for Matt! Happppy Birthday ๐Ÿ™‚

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Celebrated Matt’s birthday by catching up with Lauren and Sheila who came from Michigan just to see everyone again!:)

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I love Lauren’s bun!!!!!!! Must learn how to do this soon! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Again with the tights! so in love. this time, it made to the dance floor! ๐Ÿ™‚

One more post before the end of the night, yes?

R <3 xx

VDAY: Her Outfit

02.12.13: His Princes

Hi lovelies! Before I talk about the last part of my awesome VDay date. I would like to once again, express how grateful I am for all the blessings that has been coming my way since…God knows when! I could’ve been on my way to the airport now..or maybe spending my last remaining hours here in a restaurant or somewhere that I’ve never been before. But God has been nothing but amazing to me for the past 22 years that he opened another opportunity for me. An opportunity to make things possible and for my life to have a direction until the coming year, 2014. It amazes me how one day I can be clueless about things and be excited about my future the next day. I love appreciating and loving life, it’s my obsession.

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Curled my hair cause it’s a special.

An obligatory shot since I am really happy that I can curl my hair without asking for help! Hahaha. #LongHairJoys

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I am a “gold accessories” kinda girl! I love how gold makes an outfit look so chic!

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It was still freezing cold when we went but it won’t keep me away from dressing up! ๐Ÿ˜›

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My modern “Alice in Wonderland” look. I only realized that when I changed my profile picture on Facebook. The tights and the shoes just makes perfect to be in character that day. Haha

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Tights:ย Urban Outfitters

Heels and bag:ย Forever21

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I love paring this blue dress with my favorite lace blazer! It’s not the first time that I wore them together! It just looks perfect for a nice occasion like this! Not too formal and not too simple. Just the right amount of simplicity and elegance ๐Ÿ™‚

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One of my favorite necklaces fromย Forever21

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See you in a month MNL!!!!!

R <3 xx

Where’s Waldo?

01.17.13: Happy Birthday, Charm!

One of the things that gives us comfort in amidst of loneliness is to celebrate – birthdays, accomplishments, weekend off, being-cut-off-early-from-work-and-not-having-to-wake-up-early-the-next-day, and yadda yadda just some weird stuff just to give us a reason to have f-u-n. Almost a month ago, my roomie Charm celebrated her 22nd birthday. Lucky for us, I was scheduled to have the day-off,so I was able to help with her birthday shenanigans.

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Charm and Jhade! ๐Ÿ™‚

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My outfit screams “Where’s Waldo”. I wanted to wear red for Charm’s birthday, but I accidentally came up with a costume party worthy outfit! ย LOL

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Our Grnadpa in Walmart #chos

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I love how you can go all out on decorations here in the US even if it’s just a simple celebration! ๐Ÿ™‚ Something that I enjoy doing – decorating for parties or gatherings.

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Made avocado shake for the girls using my pink blender! ๐Ÿ™‚

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The many faces of crazy! :))

Inset: Surprised Charm with 22 pink and red cuppies after work! ๐Ÿ™‚

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What I usually look like after work! Hello cold weather!

More pretty posts coming up,

R <3 xx

Random Thursday

There’s always something special in a day. Some people overlooks at the principle of beauty in life. If life turned sour for us, look at the beauty in it and make it something special. I am really excited about the coming week, it’s a testament of how God turned around things for me. I just want to live in the moment and thank Him all day for blessing me more and more and more each day. I took another big step a few days ago, and it made me define faith and hope in a bigger way.So yeah, life has been nothing but amazing for me ๐Ÿ™‚

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Just some of the shows that puts my sanity into idle mode. Haha :))

(a) Grey’s Anatomy – is it too much to say that I do not ever ever want this show to end?

(b)Happy Endings – Just recently watched this show! I love how it keeps me smiling like HIMYM and Modern Family!! ๐Ÿ™‚ And of course, how can I not fall in love with the 3 ladies in this show?

(c) The City – Beuatiful faces in a beautiful city. I am trying not to finish this show yet, just because I love watching how they fulfill their dreams…just like me ๐Ÿ™‚

(d) Gossip Girl – I can’t believe that the story that I have been reading since I was in 2nd year highschool is now over!!!! I just had to post something about it cause it’s really heartbreaking!!!! ๐Ÿ™

(e) The Carrie Diaries – Thank God I read the book, or I wouldn’t be as interested. Personally, I don’t like the person who plays Carrie.. eek

(f) Walking Dead – Need I say more? Can’t wait for Feb.10!

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Currently reading ๐Ÿ™‚ Something to inspire me!

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Got my Pandora bracelet!! All I need now are charms!! :)))

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I rarely use pink lipstick, I just feel like it doesn’t look good on me BUT Revlon’s love that pink changed my notion about it! Yay ๐Ÿ™‚

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Just showing off my long hair! Haha

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OOTD:

F21 from head to Toe

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Went to the mall with Ysan and Rizelle. Decided to go for a simple look cause it was such a chilly day! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Finally wore the heels that I got for my birthday from my Dad! ๐Ÿ™‚

Heels:ย Forever21

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Cardigan x Top:ย Forever21

Can’t wait for the weekend,

R <3 xx

4712 Club Road

01.07.13: Lucky to be part of the family

If I have to say all of the beautiful things that I love about my workplace, it would take me all night. Going to work happy every day, and loving what I do more each day are just some of the reasons why I thank God for blessing me with an opportunity to learn and be with a group of people who brought out the best in me. It is a blessing to find a place in this world where in you would feel like you are home even if you are away from your family. Work is amazing, I can’t express how happy I am to be part of this family. I get excited to go to work everyday and it’s one of the most awesome feelings ever. To love what I do, to be happy about what I do.

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Dinner party for the staff ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s nice to be able to know what it feels like to be a member. Haha! Although the food is nothing compared to what we serve every night, dining in a lovely room, rich in beauty and history is exceptional ๐Ÿ™‚

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with my favorite homie,Alyza! Haha ๐Ÿ™‚

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with Jamie!!!!!! The person who keeps me sane at work when everything gets too stressful for me haha

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Uhmm.. I am pretty sure I was trying to say something! Hahahaha

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OOTD:

Went for a simple look with a touch of feminine colors ๐Ÿ™‚

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Decided to wear this lovely necklace from ย Forever21ย to cover up the low see through neck line of the dress ๐Ÿ™‚

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I love everything about this white dress fromย Love Culture!!!ย So glad that I was finally able to wear these awesome babies that I got for my birthday! Some killer heels I got here!

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Heart ring from my Sissy x Gold bangle fromย Forever21

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Gotta love gold!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Wore this military styled coat that I got for Christmas!!! Love it!!!!

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100th

The 100th restaurant that we’ve eaten to!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Yay!!

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Since we all felt that the night was still young, we’ve decided to go to Ryan’s Daughter! A really nice place near our workplace!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Iย died!! I love spinach dip and this was definitely one of the bests!! The dubliner cheese just made this even tastier!!!! Most of them thinks otherwise, but hyeah…gotta love my spinach and cheese! Haha ๐Ÿ™‚

Someday, they would understand,

R <3 xx

Christmas ’12: First Snow

12.24.12: Too much firsts in one day

I can’t believe how time just stabbed me in the back. I feel like I am just a blink away from the life that I have lived in for 20 years. Being here for a year made me realize how much I want to work hard to attain everything that I aspire for – as an individual, daughter,sister and a rightful person to be in someone’s future. My head is wrapped around the thought of me pursuing a future that is relevant to what is happening now. Sacrifices has to be made again and all I know is, if everything goes into plan, in God’s time – it will all be worth it.

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A lot has happened that day. Playing in the snow was the mid-part of our first December 24,2012 in the States.

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It would’ve been more fun and memorable if my siblings were with me. The excitement of my first snow experience just passed too quickly because my siblings were in my head the whole time. Somedaaaay.

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CHRISTMAS EVE:

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Karen & I

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Games x Booze x Great company

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It was a different Christmas Eve celebration, but it was still, just like any other Christmas Eves – FUN! Minus the fambam..

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One of the 2 photos with the back of my dress in it. Such a shame I forgot that my dress has a nice back detail while I was taking an outfit shot. Lol

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It was a very unexpected night. The night ended with a first and I give all the credit to Rizelle, for being an awesome human being! ๐Ÿ™‚ Haha

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OOTD:

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Wore this lovely dress fromย XOXO21

Peplum x Lace..how can I not fall in love?

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Thanks to Charm for putting her finger on the flash,. Hence,the crappy lighting :)) Lol

Will try to keep up with all the back logs,

R <3 xx

Forever21plus1: Material Girl meets the Stalking Horse

The Word Too Much is an Understatement

Hello, dolls! Life has once again shocked me with another surprising blessing. With details that I will not fully disclose again, all I can say is “I never thought that this day would come” ๐Ÿ™‚ Theย occurrences in my life lately has tickled my soft bone in a big way and I can’t help but wonder, what have I done right to deserve all of these?

Anywaysy, here’s another post about my awesome birthday week! ๐Ÿ™‚

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(1) Card and Amazon Gift Card from Tall Mike (2) Cards from the Stavrides’ (3) Card and Forever 21 gift card from Jon (4) Keep Calm cards that I bought a few weeks before my birthday! Haha ๐Ÿ™‚

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Birthday Surprise from Mi Familia!! <3

22 presents from Manila! <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

P.S. Yes dolls, my Dad sent me a ย mighty bond cause I tend to break a lot of stuff when I’m in the zone. Lol :))

– MY sister sent me a lot of awesome stuff! Tops and accessories that I cannot wait to use!! ๐Ÿ˜›

– My sent me a fab top that is too perfect for winter!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

I love how they bought most of the stuff in Forever 21 and wrapped the presents in Forever21 bags! They just know me too well! ๐Ÿ˜›

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Loooovely shoes from my Dad!! <3

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Cutesy stuff from my brothers!! <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

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Pretty bag from Daddy that goes perfect with the lovely shoes that he sent me!! <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

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Presents from the Chorvs!! <3

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Tory Burch, baby!! <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

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Killer heels!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love how elegant this baby looks! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Miyabi knife!! Yaaay <3

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Spa Soaps from Bath and Body Works! <3 So buttery!! ๐Ÿ™‚
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YSL lipstick!!!! <3 Need I say more?

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Christmas ornaments from the Stavrides’

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Pretty coat from the Stavrides’ again! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Night out with the girls! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Would’ve been a perfect photo if Karen and Jhade were with us! ๐Ÿ™‚

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F-U-N

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Charm Lovin’

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Went to Cross Street Kabob after! ๐Ÿ™‚ Reminded me of how night outs used to be in MNL! Mister Kebab after a night full of fun with MZATC! ๐Ÿ˜›

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OOTD

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Top:ย H&M

Animal Print Skirt:ย Forever21- present from my sissy <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

Tights:ย H&M

Heels:ย DAS

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Jacket:ย H&M

See you soon blog world,

R <3 xx

Forever21plus1: Hello, Kitty!

11.26.12: First of First

Hello World! I am 22 years and 9 days old today. A lot of people has asked me if I feel old or different. One, I do not feel old. I do not know why but there’s something about embracing another year of celebrating life is something that gives me excitement. It does feel weird thoughย every timeย I say “22” when someone asks for my age. Second, things has been very different for the past 9 months. Would you believe, I forgot about my 9th month a few days ago until today. #SMH

This week has been nothing but crazy busy. Christmas Shopping x Work has made me eager to just go away for a while and live life to the fullest for a couple of days. #sigh

Anywaysy, thank God for my week long birthday celebration. It has totally eased my mind off from all the stress and weirdness around me.
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Pink x Hello Kitty birthday celebration with the girls! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Pink M&Ms for everyone!

Shameful photo because of the lighting! ๐Ÿ™

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Had Filipino food cause I know they miss it so much!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Lumpiang Shanghai, Turon, Menud, Chicken Adobo

So glad to see everyone happy in the dining room! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Especially Charm! Lol ๐Ÿ˜›

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Alyza madeย leche flan! yaaaay ๐Ÿ™‚ย Thanks girly!! :*

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Hello Kitty cupcake tower #happiness

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Cupcakes baked by Mrs. Stavrides <3 ๐Ÿ™‚

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So pretty with the candles ๐Ÿ™‚

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#PinkLoving

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Presents from the girls #yay
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One thing that I learned that night #ISuckAtBeerPong HAHA!
Pink cups for our girly beer pong!
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The girls, wobbling! Lol ๐Ÿ˜›
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Yaaaay! ๐Ÿ™‚
No photos of Ardel, Jhade, Alyza and Ysan’s presents ๐Ÿ˜ #Boo
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#FirstBirthdayCelebrationLovin’
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My outfit screamed Hello Kitty and Pink! Just too perfect for my simple birthday celebration! ๐Ÿ™‚
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Fell in love with the back detail of course! ๐Ÿ™‚
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Top:ย Forever21
Heels:ย Shoedazzle
More me-time please?
R <3 xx

9 down, 3 to go :)

The Birthday Month

One thing that you should know about me – I take my birthday month seriously. Birthday month that extends before Christmas. sounds funny or petty to some but celebrating more than the usual for a month is something that feeds my excitement about this blessing – my awesome life.

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11.18.12: Alyza’s Birthday Celebration in Power Plant ๐Ÿ™‚

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Oh, hello there photo bomber . #Ugh

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#RoomieLove

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Went to PBR, Angel’s and Lucky’s Tavern! #HellYeah

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Top:ย Forever21

Black Bandage Skirt:ย Topshop

Tights:ย H&M

Boots: Bakers

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11.21.12: 7th

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New baby! Yay ๐Ÿ™‚

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Lovely baaaaag! Can’t wait to use it! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Hello Kitty Scrapbook Stuff! ๐Ÿ™‚ <3 #love

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Biker style peg! Haha ๐Ÿ™‚

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What my next post will be about ๐Ÿ™‚

Invites for the girlies!! ๐Ÿ™‚ <3

Shopping today!

R <3 xx