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My First Hobonichi Techo Cousin (Book Only)

Aside from my MAMBI Happy Planners, I am keeping also a Hobonichi Techo Cousin (book only). Yeah, just the book. Why? I still think about whether to get the navy blue cover, the black cover or the hydrangea cover. And up to this moment, I am still undecided. I bought this Hobonichi Techo Cousin from Craftylane Ph. This isn’t my first  ...

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My First Mini Happy Planner

Finally, I am back to blogging and planning. I am afraid to get back into this hobby because (1) my budget is limited and (2) I am a compulsive hoarder. This past few days, I was obsessing over Happy Planners. I don’t know what got into me that I decided to get myself a Happy Planner. I guess I wasn’t that happy using the same Muji  ...

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Life Lately

{Life Lately} Trick or Treat

This year, we decided to go a little overboard on our “Trick or Treat” treats. Instead of the usual “supot-supot” like we did last year, we packed the treats on this cutesy diy paper bag. We made use of the scratch papers in our office, printed some halloween smileys and happy halloween greetings, cut and pasted. It  ...

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Life

Life at 33

I woke up late at night to the sound of my phone. Birthday messages started the minute the clock hit midnight. My 33rd year of life has officially began. Mom stayed up late to greet me, “Anak happy happy birthday hahaha 33 na ang anak ko.” I do not know if I am happy or scorned by my mom’s greeting. Thanks Mom! Today, I am another year older.  ...

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{Weekend Escape} Touchdown Cebu Day 1

Touchdown CEBU! I don’t know what to expect since it is our first time in the province. Everyone who has been to Cebu has been raving about the whole experience. At long last, after 9 months… Our first trip out of Manila all together and complete. Outside View The trip took about an hour (MNL-CEB). I didn’t even notice the  ...

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{Life Lately} Birthday Celebration

I finally got a chance to check out Niu by Vikings a few weeks ago with my sister and mom. We were supposed to be celebrating my sister’s birthday at Chef Laudico Guevarra’s Buffet Restaurant but we didn’t. I am glad we chose Niu by Vikings over Chef Lau’s.

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{Weekend Snapshots} A Day Spent House Tripping

Looking for a house is no joke. I wish it was as simple as selecting from a list or shopping in a supermarket. Welcome to the grown-up world indeed. Recently, we have been hopping from property to property looking for possible location/place of our home for the next decade. Thanks Ate Armi Gayle for being so accommodating. One of our  ...

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{Life Lately} When in Alaminos, Pangasinan

I recently took a quick break from the city to enjoy some fresh air and salty water in Hundred Islands, Alaminos, Pangasinan. I had my fair share of sandy toes, sun burnt skin and salty hair. Thanks God for this another break from work. I am beyond happy for granting this unexpected travel. Thank you Ma'am Irele for tagging me along. At  ...

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{Weekend Snapshots} Rainy La Union

And I am back with an episode of Weekend Snapshots. It took me a while to decide what to do with these photos. Instead of letting it sit and eat up my memory space, why not share it and give it another space here aside from my instagram account (@nikkashem). Blog is a wonderful place for sharing. My sister and her colleagues went up north last  ...

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4 Go-to Excuses To Help You Get Out of Any Plans

If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don’t, you will find an excuse. – Jim Rohn I am known for being the “kaladkarin” in our group. I would love to join every  “lakad” my friends and office mates have. I would never turn down an invitation. It bothers me to turn someone down.  ...

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