Category Archives: Life

SOLD! on Frugal Fun a.k.a. HMR Auctions

Do I hear a bid of ₱1? ₱1 yes, to the lady that just clicked bid. How about ₱49? ₱49, yes!  Can I get a ₱97? Okay yeah, high bid once again. How about ₱125…  Thrill. Rush. Excitement. Fun. Online bidding might just be … Continue reading

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Dreamed It, Then Real Lifed It

So here I am, sitting on my bed in shorts and a baggy t-shirt, all nice and comfy in my air-conditioned room with a VERY cold Milo dinosaur in my hand. I’m escaping the extreme heat (36c, feels like 39) … Continue reading

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Being Dark-Skinned in the Philippines (Or Asia For That Matter…)

Being dark-skinned in the Philippines (or even Asia for that matter) hasn’t always been that easy. Not only do I get judged a lot, ESPECIALLY since I have a foreign boyfriend, but everyday choices are made even more challenging. Really! #thestruggleisreal … Continue reading

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The Best Kind of Friendships

The best kind of friendships are the ones that… Can withstand the test of time and picks up exactly where you left off; as if no time had gone by. And despite the years that have passed, you’re still very … Continue reading

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Hit The Ground Running: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for (new) Military GFs/SOs

New to the world of dating a military man (or woman)? Well, welcome to the club! And, if you’re like me who never in a million years thought would be in a relationship with a man in uniform, then you’ve … Continue reading

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East Meets West: Top 5 Perks of Living in the USA 🇺🇸

…and no, snow is not on this list.

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Where In The World Is ~morenabeachbum~

*type* *delete* *type* *delete* Oh where oh where shall I begin? Perhaps a “hello!”…? Right, yes, HELLO! Aaahh… it’s so good to be back. *smile* Although I must admit, I’m a bit rusty (as you can probably see). I’ve been … Continue reading

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I Did It!

Passing the bar exam. Finishing your first-ever marathon. Becoming a registered nurse. Giving birth and finally starting a family. Each and everyone of us trudging on through life,  all have our different “I did it!” moments. And naturally so, since … Continue reading

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Manila, Manila, I keep coming back to Manila…

…simply no place like Manila. Manila, I am HOME. For those of you who don’t know, it’s been 1 month, 16 days and well, give or take a few hours since I’ve been back home, here in Manila, after my … Continue reading

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Freelancing: How To Make Working From Home Work For You

Digital Nomads. Freelancers. Bloggers. Travel Writers. Love us, hate us, or simply join us! After all, in this day and (digital) age,  we ain’t going nowhere! So, for those of you who brave enough to tread a new path and … Continue reading

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