November 19, 2019

Hello loves!

As you know, I am a sucker for skincare and today I’m going to be doing a product review for y’all on a new adapalene gel acne treatment from a the brand @acnefree. Long story short, accessibility to quality skincare products has been a dilemma that I’ve no...

July 3, 2019

HELLO BLOG FRIENDS! I am back from my hiatus and am so ready to do another collab post for all you lovely people. I had the absolute pleasure of working together with Members Only and, to be honest, am more excited for this than I usually am. Even prior to working with...

March 29, 2019

 Photo courtesy of @ayepaolo Photography

Lately, I have had a difficult time finding a cute shoe that works for any season. However, I stumbled across Rebels Footwear a while ago and fell madly in love with their Rally Black Boot! It is super comfortable and fits just r...

March 26, 2019

 Pictured above: Pinay Magazine logo 

...I get this question all the time. "What kind of Asian are you?" they ask me. And when I proudly say I am Filipino, they are confused and say, "what is that?!"

Last year, I began my research project on the role of Filipino Ame...

March 19, 2019

The dynamic of American neighborhoods is shaped by numerous different things. The people who live there, the homes they keep, each city’s culture, location, and more. Most of us realize that our towns come with their own history and inhabitants that make up what we see...

March 17, 2019

I’m not rich, and the money I spend, I make. I haven’t been handed any funds to satiate my thirst for traveling, or given a stipend to put towards my adventure plans. I have, however, been given knowledge and ideas about the world- which drive my passion to explore it....

March 14, 2019

This art piece, “Love?” is about love, but not true love, it’s about the misconceptions of love. At least from my experience with ‘love’ or watching others fall ‘in love’ in my millennial generation, “love” isn’t really love at all. Yes, sometimes people seem to get lu...

March 6, 2019

Doodling in class is one of the most interesting parts of my day. I know paying attention is key in school, however, more times than not, my teachers do not teach much. With all this time on my hands, I end up doodling on my notes pages or my planner.

One day, I decided...

January 9, 2019

I teach English to kids, and one of the topics I covered with them was called “A helping hand”.

I taught them to say “I like helping…, I help...”. One girl told me: “Teacher, I don’t know what to write, I don’t help”. And I told her: “You can do something every day, and...