October 14, 2017

How Do I Knit If I'm Left-Handed?

Anybody who is left-handed has probably noticed very quickly that all knitting instructions and tutorials are written from a right-handed perspective. For the lefties who want to get started with knitting (click here), there is just one question: can you knit left-handed? 

Left or Right?
For a non-knitter, the entire problem may seem odd. Knitting is done with 2 needles, one in each hand. How is this a left/right handed issue? For standard knitting, the yarn is fed through the right hand into new stitches, and the work is done with the right needle. The left needle is mainly the base on which you work. Stitches then move from the left-hand needle over to the right as the row is completed. So knitting is definitely a directional technique. What's a leftie to do?

October 1, 2017

I Have Found The One! The New Maybelline Fit Me Matte+Poreless Foundation

I am on a quest, a quest to find the best foundation that suits my skin colour and skin type. For me it's foundation day every day, I might get snarly looks and comments about me wearing foundation everyday (well except on weekends and that I don't have be anywhere but home). This has been the case ever since I started working in the corporate world. Using foundation everyday for some people might be too much, some say that I should wear BB cream or tinted moisturizers if I'm putting make up on a daily basis. But those don't give me the coverage and look that I want to achieve before I step out of the house.

I rarely do make up reviews or beauty products, but I found something that needs to be raved about and I just had to do it. Also, I don't consider myself us a pro when it comes to make-up. I'm on the intermediate level; I still don’t know a lot of things, I still make boo-boos, my eyebrows are not always on fleek, and I still need to learn a lot about makeup application. This is a long forgotten review tbh, I did photograph the products a month ago and only now that I had the opportunity to create a write-up. So today I'm writing down my two-cents about the New Maybelline FitMe! Poreless Foundation. 

September 28, 2017

10 Tips to Look Good in Travel Photos

Certain things are just inevitabilities of travelling – a failure to pack a full complement of clothing and mixing and matching outfits just to get by, looking sunburnt and windswept, and taking photos of everything and everywhere you go. Whether you choose to send them directly to friends, splash them on social media, or you just want to look back on fond memories – you want to look good in those pictures. I mean, how else am I supposed to make everyone jealous of my awesome travels if I don't look great in every snap? Check out these 10 tips to look good in every travel photo you take.

1. That Twisted Torso 
Worried about showing off your paunch? Work that twisted torso pose – even Hollywood stars do it all the time. Simply put your shoulder forward and give your body a little twist to perfect the sideways pose. You'll look super slender. 

September 27, 2017

Zaful.com Haul #10 + Review

Well what do you know? I am back with another Zaful haul and how amazing it is that this is already my 10th haul from this online shopping site. I love this website because they have super nice and stylish items that I ended up putting like around 200 items on my wish list cart. And I had sleepless nights thinking about whether to buy more from that wish list. And I’m glad to finally put some of those to my shopping cart. Zaful.com is an online apparel and accessories shop that I visit regularly.

If your not familiar with this site, Zaful is your one-stop online shop for today’s most daring, exciting and edgy fashion apparel. Their affordable collections are all about redefining trends, design excellence and exceptional quality to satisfy the needs of every aspiring fashionista. The original idea is to share the latest news and fashion trends on women’s clothing with fashion-forward, free-thinking girls, and they offer the fast fashion worldwide. Zaful was established with a clear vision: to provide the very latest in compelling designs for the fashionably hip along with providing exceptional value, quality, and superb customer service. Zaful offers a select choice of clothing, shoes, accessories and more to deck out your wardrobe with style.

September 22, 2017

Wishlist: Skinny Distressed Jeans from Zaful

Are you a skirt or a jeans kind-of-girl? As for this lady right here, at the moment, I am a jeans person for a lot of reasons. One, I get cold easily that's why I need to wear something that will keep me warm and comfy all day long at work. Second thing is that it's a no-brainer when I can't think of anything to wear. It's my default bottom attire most of the time. I just throw in a chiffon blouse and a jacket and I am good to go for work. 

Third, I don't have to worry with every movement I make when I am in jeans unlike when I'm wearing a skirt or a dress. When donning a skirt or a dress, I would usually wear a pair of shorts underneath so if some accident happens, I won't flash and people won't see my undies LOL! Lastly, I like to put my feet up or do an Indian sit at my work station especially if I'm struggling to keep awake (which I always do) and I can't do that if I'm wearing a skirt or dress. 

September 20, 2017

SammyDress Haul 3 + Review

Retail therapy is a girl's best friend, besides diamonds (doesn't apply to me that much but it sounds nice to write or say it hehe). When I'm burned out but I can't escape the real world and go travel, this is somewhat my default stress reliever. Whether I'm browsing through the store racks or online and whether I'm buying stuff or not, just looking through pretty stuff, I think the stress is somehow lessened.

Don't get me wrong or judge me by the get go. I am not materialistic nor is my entire pay check being spend on stuff. It what it is, after all, I am just a girl. Looking at a dress wishing it will fit me and magically become mine. Haha! Anyway, here today sharing with you all my latest haul from Sammydress. Technically this is not a haul, "haul"; as I bought these pieces on separate occasions. They just arrived almost at the same time. So I thought I'll just review them all as if they're from one order. 

September 18, 2017

Dressing For All The Seasons Of The Year

How time flies so fast… It seemed like yesterday we were all just celebrating the start of the New Year, then there was summer time, and the next thing you know it’s already the cold season. We’re now in the so-called “ber” months and that signals the Holidays and then the year would be over soon in a few months... But before we get too excited, let’s not forget about Fall or Autumn.

Fall or Autumn may be short, but it is as equally beautiful as all the other seasons. Especially when the leaves turn to bright reds and oranges and they start to fall off from the branches of the trees in preparation for the winter season. Unfortunately, here in my country we only experience 2 seasons, rainy and dry season. But when it rains, it tends to get pretty cold too and the cold wind coming from the north during October to December also gives us Filipinos a taste of the winter weather. So we still have a reason to get into the bandwagon of wearing layers, sweaters and jackets.

September 17, 2017

Applebee's Philippines: New dishes on the Menu!

At Applebee’s Grill and Bar ®, where there’s always a reason to celebrate, the next wave of celebrations is about to begin with the launch of their NEW Menu replete with NEW Appetizers, Salads, Pasta, Chicken, Seafood, Burgers, Handhelds, & Desserts. What’s more, they are tossing in a bit of local flavor into the celebration pot with their All New Local Favorites infusing the Applebee’s celebration culture into Philippine homegrown culinary favorites!

“Applebee’s Grill and Bar is all about having fun, enjoying great food, sharing a few laughs over drinks with friends and family, and focusing on what’s really important: creating memories with people that truly matter in our lives. At Applebee’s, we encourage people to #celebrateeverything as this provides us an opportunity to take stock not only of our own accomplishments, but the significant milestones of people nearest and dearest to our hearts. With how hectic and fast paced our lifestyles are now, it’s important for us to take these breaks and stop to smell the roses so to speak. And at Applebee’s, we provide you with that oasis you need to relax, enjoy yourself, and leave your cares outside the door.” reflects Bob Vallar, Marketing Manager of Applebee’s Philippines.

September 15, 2017

Buendia Food By The Court: Shrimper's List

In less than a year, Buendia Food by the Court has already established itself as a favorite foodie destination and hangout in Makati City. Launched early this year by SUDECO, the unique food park, which also houses a basketball court, started out with 13 merchants. Today, BFBTC has a total of 27 merchants serving a variety of unique, mouthwatering food concepts. The first of its kind in Makati, Buendia Food by the Court is an extensive food park with its own basketball court, located conveniently in the middle of the metro.

Whether you want to burn a few calories post binge, work up an after-game appetite, or you simply want to chill with friends in a hip, laid back environment that just happens to offer some of the best grub in the city, BFBTC is your best bet. Buendia Food by the Court, with its wide variety of curated food options, has something for everyone. 

September 14, 2017

Casual Dresses and Work Days

It's just the middle of the week but I'm already tired as hell and already bat-shit crazy wishing that the weekend can please come soon. It's not a good week for a start, because of two typhoons hitting the Philippines. It was raining so hard, not much transportation are available and the traffic is at its worst.

During times like this, I can get really grumpy. I can't stand the rain and never liked it anyway. Also I always get torn on what to wear to work if it's raining hard. At work, from Mondays to Thursdays we are expected to wear smart casuals and only allowed to dress down on Fridays or weekends (if one's shift falls on a weekend).

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