The past two months have been turbulent for me and my family. Personally, I didn’t think I’d be able to make it past September because I was drowning in anxiety, loneliness, sadness, and depression. It was as if the whole world literally came crumbling down on me as I fought my way back to what … More Highs and Lows
Ruben. Ben. Dodoy. Papa. These were a few of the names my Dad was famously known for amongst family members and friends. My cousins also called him their Papa, because he had been all that a dad could be to them. I have nothing but sheer joy and gratitude to have had him as my … More Like I Remember You
Anyeonghaseyeo everyone! I hope you all had a very productive week. As you can tell from the title of this blogpost, yes – I just got back from my quick vacation in the land of Oppas and Noonas – South Korea!My love for K-dramas pushed me to book this trip with my boyfriend, my cousin, … More K-Drama 2019: 6 must-visit places in South Korea with a 4-day itinerary
Hi everyone! How are you all doing? Summer has really arrived in our country since there haven’t been much rains gracing us these past few weeks. Anyway, today I wanted to share a new favorite haul that I got the other week from our local department store here in the city. Deets below: Linen dress: … More Granny In Her 20’s: Everything local
Hi everyone! My name is Iva Grenia Clarito. I am sometimes called”Bambi”, which is my nickname, but most of the time I’m just called Iva. I’m trying to revamp my blog little by little for less clutter and more quality content, so please bear with me. I’m a banker by profession, but I’m also an … More This is my little nook
Hi everyone! Wow, I can’t believe it’s already the second half of 2018 – July’s been getting by pretty fast, don’t you think? I haven’t posted anything recently due to lack of inspiration and major happenings in my life, and I didn’t want to post just for the sake of posting something. So yeah. Anyway, … More Black is Back
Summer has officially begun and I’ve started my mini weekend trips to various beaches here in the city. (I hope you guys are all doing great by the way!) Being in a tropical country, especially in the Summer, can be all sorts of humid, sticky, and dehydrated sensations. Constant water therapy, sunblock lotion, and umbrellas … More Summer Essential: Give It a Wrap!
Tita (noun; Hawaiian origin) – describes a woman of any race who is strong, independent, able think for herself, and fierce in a number of different ways; a woman who can hold her own and doesn’t take any crap. Being labeled a Tita these days is something most women find endearing and maybe, proud. For … More Vintage Tita: Taking Tita-ness To The Next Level
Hi everyone! First of all, I would like to greet you all a very happy new year! I do hope your welcoming 2018 was nothing short of magical, fun, and memorable. There is always something refreshing when the New Year comes, don’t you think? It is like saying, ” let’s begin with a fresh mind … More Laces and 2018: Happy New Year!
Hi everyone! I am very much pleased to share with you my first ever experience in joining an official fun run here in our city. My employer, Metrobank, held its Eighteenth (18th) Annual Metrobank Purple Hearts (CDO chapter) Fun Run for a cause, with 5km and 10km coverages, this morning, the 3rd of December.Being a … More Metrobank Purple Hearts Fun Run For A Cause 2017