Sunday, October 13, 2013

Beautiful Sunday # 77 - Double Seven, Double Awards

I'm nursing a terrible headache while typing this post :( The light from the computer's screen is unfortunately aggravating the pain. To be honest, this is one of those rare weekends when all I wanted is to sleep and avoid any trace of light. 

The temptation to skip this Sunday post is testing me to the fullest. But I have a commitment to make :) So I'll try my best to prepare a decent post. I also felt obliged to my few blog friends who have been continuously linking up to my shy Sunday party. I have less excuses and more reasons to blog. 

Hours before writing this post, I remember two blog friends who mentioned me for these bloggy awards. It came in perfect timing since I don't have foodie and photo posts for the past week. To my dear blog friends Donna and Julie, thank you for the mentions! You two also saved me from making a lousy Sunday post.

Two blog friends gave me the Liebster Award some years ago. Repetitive but I will never get tired of receiving this bloggy recognition. Thanks Julie!

In exchange for the mention, Julie requested me to answer the following questions:

Favorite room in the house - My bedroom!

If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go? - Paris, London, Italy and all those places in Europe

Why did you start blogging? - Simply because I love to write! Blogging gave me my own space and chance to express myself in writing .

What do you like to do for fun? - Jogging and exercise! My weight struggle forced me to jog and exercise. As much as I want to jog and exercise on a regular basis, my self-imposed pressure discourages me.

What is your favorite food to eat? -  This blog and my heavy belly are living testaments to my answer. A LOT! Haha But if I will based it on my current craving, a slice of Toblerone Cheesecake from TCBL will do.

Are you an indoor or outdoor person? - I guess indoor. Blame it on the sun that is making me darker and fatter :)

How often do you post? - I try my best to post twice a week. Although lately, I'm left with my Sunday post. Things have been quite busy and unstable over the past months. :(

Do you have any pets? -  My family, particularly my parents take care of two dogs and few pairs of love birds.

Left or right handed? - Rightee, literally and figuratively heehee

Do you like to cook? -  I would love to learn.

Are you a morning or night person? - I'm quite unsure. I work in the day but over the past weeks, I learned to become nocturnal during weekends and holidays. For some reason, I became comfortable doing my freelance jobs from 11pm until 6 am.

For the Sunshine Award, here are my responses to Donna's questions

What is your beauty regimen? - I'm the worst person to consistently follow a beauty regimen. Although I've been fascinated with Human Nature's products over the past months.

In what way do you reward yourself? - Food and shopping!!!

What song best describes yourself? - Wonderful Crazy by Katelyn Tarver

What's your favorite place? - Aside from home, it has to be Tagaytay. I love the lush greeneries, cooler temperature and the relaxing environment.

What's your top 3 favorite food? -  Three will never be enough for me. Haha You know me Donna :) I have an endless list of foodie favorites. Cakes, potato chips and paella will do for now Hahaha They actually represent my current cravings.

What are 5 things you can't live without? - Hair Conditioner, hair clamp to tame the thick and always unruly hair,  handkerchief, my oversupply of sanitary pads, and a mild soap because I like washing my face as often as I can

What's your top 3 favorite blogs? - Why only three? :) I love Isabel Gatuslao's Design Blog, Classy Girls Wear Pearls and Betsy's My Salvaged Treasures (I really want to add more!)

What's on your shopping wishlist? (Name 3) - Tory Burch's Reva flats, set of facial cosmetics from Clinique and a nice tote from Kate Spade

Given that your partner allows you to spend a day (24 hours) with a particular famous guy, who would that be and why? - No partner to begin with hahahahaha Even though I'm not qualified to answer, I would love to see one of my greatest crushes, JEREMY LIN!

Who is your biggest inspiration in life aside from God and your family? - My former teachers and workplace superiors who believe that I can make things happen.

What is your prayer to God at this moment? - The assurance that everything will be fine...

Thanks again Donna and Julie! To those who read my looong post, thank you for your time and patience :)


  1. I loved Reading about you sweet lady! It made me think about my own responses, if I were asked. Have a blessed Sunday and thank you for the great party.

  2. :D I love these Q&A posts. LOL I was giggling because you always post the most beautiful photos of food and treats!
    I keep forgetting that you're ahead of me rather than behind, but I hope you had a blessed Sunday!

    Thanks for hosting!

  3. It's so much fun to read your responses and know you even better. You are one of my very best friends! Sweet hugs!

  4. Tee-hee... Had fun reading your answers. They're really cheeky in some way but clever like you :)
    Sorry to hear about your bad headache, although, could it a migraine, since you need to avoid light?

  5. Thanks Diane for taking time to answer.. hehehe.. i know it's quite long, hehehe.. indulging the the cheesecake from TCBL..awwss!!!


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