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FREE Maligayang Pasko PRINTABLES

This is my second and last blog for the year. Time really does fly so fast when you're busy...having fun. So let's kick this year ender with some DIY loving. Let's celebrate because I finally found my blogging niche. Not bad for a year ender, not bad at all.
Christmas Season is finally here! Well, it has been since September, we are in the Philippines after all. To celebrate my new found niche and have some fun, allow me to share with you these printables. Yes they're totally free. These are my therapy session, a visit to my first love of art. This month's theme is all about "Maligayang Pasko!" or Merry Christmas in Tagalog. Featured in this printable set are cupcake toppers, a party banner, favor tags, fillable invitation, fillable food tent, and a welcome sign. Just print, cut, and decorate accordingly to add some Christmas spirit to your party.

Maligayang Pasko Invitation (fillable)

Maligayang Pasko Banner
Maligayang Pasko Cupcake Topper



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A Fresh Start for 2018

2017 went by so fast. Some things may have been left unsaid, goals unmet, and lists unchecked. I for one have a lot of unfinished business.
The thing is, I started making lists and plans, and that was it. The stress of preparing to make something took the best of me... and now all I have are lists. Lists of what I should have done. Plans on how to better myslef. In the end what ifs and maybes are all that come into mind.

For this year I intend to change my strategy. I have learned that I cannot do everything myself, and not everything has to be perfect and by the book. Moreover, I should be able to take it one day at a time. I must savor the challenges that each day has to bring, and with determination and will... make things happen. Here are the 5 (MATCH) steps that will guide me as I embark on a fruitful year:
1. Manage my strengths. We are inclined to overuse our strengths, but this creates an unbalance environment. For a better outcome, managing it would be more beneficial. As w…

2/30 Connected (January 03)

...and we are all connected to each other, in a circle, in a hoop that never ends Disney's Pocahontas)... Is it a hoop or a loop? Nonetheless, the meaning is the same. That is, the choices that we make, whether selfishly or selflessly, affect everyone around us. We may be insignificant in this big world, but we still matter. People matter. You matter.
So this has started out as as visual art challenge, however, after 2 entries I think I'm leaning more on the inspirational side of things. Let's see where this challenge ends up. For a 10-minute artwork, I do hope I'll get better with my doodles and scribbles.
xoxo,


Update: unfortunately I haven't been able to finish  this challenge. Looking forward to next year's challenges though. :)

1/30 Possibilities (January 02)

Your possibilities are endless. In a world that is dictated  by classes, races, gender, steriotypes, and pretty much every label imaginable, you can break any barrier. You have the power to define yourself, not by where you came from, but by where you strive to go. We must not be enslaved with boxed-up ideas, and instead free ourselves and know that life is of abundance. Experience the wonderful world of choices and be free to become your best self.

xoxo,

JANUARY: 10 Minute Art Challenge

Today marks a new beginning, it's a New Year afterall. Since a yearlong committment can be overwhelming at times, I'm making this year extra special. For this year I will be making short term projects that will be made monthly. Every month will be a venue for different tasks depending on my mood and need.
January will be all about making visual art. I have been losing touch with my first love so I'm glad I've found a way to reconnect.The original concept that I'm adapting can be found here.
Here are my #10MinArt Rules:I will set a timer for 10 minutes and stop immediately when the timer goes off. I give myself permission to spend time planning that doesn’t count towards the 10 minutes. I can’t get much done if I need time to set up paints etc. I give myself permission to hit pause if I need drying time, to go to the bathroom, etc. But I CANNOT stop the clock to do more ‘composing’ in my head. Once I start, I’m committed to finish no matter what. It is OK to use printed …

Last Post for 2016

This will be my last post for 2016. This year hasn't been filled with tons of posts, just a mere 6 posts to be exact. However, as the year ends a new outlook has emerged for the upcoming year. That is, hopefully more reader worthy blog posts, specifically on  financial stability, travel, and home improvements. Let us welcome 2017 with open arms, hearts, and lots of creativity. Lessons learned from this year. A new start for next year. As I like to put it "Eat Healthy, Pray Wholeheartedly, and Love Unconditionally." So let's end this year with lots of love and say hello to tomorrow's promises.


But I Have Nothing To Wear!

Hello there, it's been a while and a lot has happened. After months of MIA here, I finally mustered the courage to type away -thanks to my burgundy polish (not that it has anything to do with blogging). Back to the topic at hand...we all have those moments when we have nothing to wear amidst a closet full of clothes. A reality that nothing fits anymore, or a reflex for a shopping excuse, whatever the reason is, having nothing to wear has been an epidemic. As such, different wardrobe capsules have emerged. Project 333 for one has made the rounds in the internet. I also have eyes on this capsule wardrobe for a minimalist take on clothing. Regardless of the path you choose, having a goal in mind is key.

While I was browsing the internet looking for articles that feature the basic kitchen tools and equipment to have (for our new home), I chanced upon an article from thesimpledollar and I couldn't help but think that the tips can be applied on other things as well, clothing in parti…