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Divisoria Shopping + KitchenAid (Day 32 #100HappyDays)

Earlier today, I sold 3 of my last client computers to one buyer. And as promised, I decided to buy my bro his own KitchenAid mixer as part of my investment in his small home-based business. We already knew that Quiapo would be his best bet to get it at a more affordable price. We decided to tag along our nanay and go to Divisoria afterwards for some shopping for our upcoming Potipot Island getaway.

There was no stock available of the KitchenAid my bro initially wanted, so he went for the next best thing – their Artisan mixer, which was a li’l more expensive. We had no choice, so we just had to buy it. I love the color of the KitchenAid we got. 🙂

After a few days, he decided to prepare something using his brand-new KitchenAid. Check out these gorgeous French macarons! 🙂

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Comfortable Shoes for Work

No matter how much you love your job, if you aren’t comfortable throughout the workday, your mood could be less than cheerful, your attitude less than appealing and your physical well-being in danger. This is especially true if your job requires that you be on your feet all day. To make life a little easier, your workday more pleasant and productive and to take care of your feet and legs, it is imperative that you find comfortable shoes for standing all day. A respected company such as Schuler Shoes has a variety of orthopedic shoes available for men and women.

Comfortable shoes

When your job requires that you stand all day, you need shoes that offer the proper arch support. Not only does this contribute to the comfort level of the shoes, it helps prevent future foot related problems that can develop from wearing improper footwear for a long period of time. Another feature to look for when you’re buying work shoes is the inclusion of a liner to wick away moisture. You might also want to make sure the shoe can accommodate an orthodic insole if necessary.

As it has become increasingly clear how important a good quality shoe is to anyone who has to stand all day, manufacturers have increased the styles available. Good quality foot wear should be a part of your daily footwear collection as well as part of your exercise, walking or leisure time footwear collection.

Looking Fabulous in a Dress

blankpixels25As I turn a year older in a few months, there are many reservations I had back when I was younger that now seem to just fade away. Maybe it comes with growing old, or maybe, I’m feeling more of myself now, and a lady at that. One of those restrictions I had was about wearing skirts or anything above-the-knee like homecoming dresses or even a more casual summer dress. And I want to change that.

Though I have always loved myself and the way I look, it was only the past two years when I started really taking care of myself. I may have gained weight, but I’m actually more comfortable now about how I look than ever before. When I look at myself in front of the mirror, I always ask myself why it took me too long to be more lady-like.

The last time I remember wearing a dress was for my friend’s 18th birthday. I wore a long, beautiful peach dress as part of her cotillion and another black dress for ballroom dancing. I kept both dresses, and I wish someday, they’ll fit me again. 😉

I’m currently online window-shopping for the first dress I’ll be wearing in 15 years (!). I saw a couple of gorgeous dresses on DressFirst that I love, love, love. Of course, I initially looked at their stylish black dresses.

Black homecoming dresses - fab!

But, that’s another of my reservations. Well, it’s really a preference even when I was a kid – I’m not into wearing any color (black is technically not a color 😉 ). I guess that rooted from my mom forcing me to wear colorful clothes that were just nasty. 😀 Sorry, I love my mom but her taste in clothing back when I was in my early teens was ridiculous! Well, now, she has more fashion sense. I think that’s what happens with us ladies – when we grow older, we suddenly get this need for transformation that includes our fashion choices.

Just look at these red dresses that I think are just fabulous!

Red homecoming dresses - fab!

In a few months, I’m hoping I’ll be fit enough to strut my stuff in these cute dresses. When that happens, expect me to post my photos all over my blog.

How about you? Do you love wearing dresses? What’s your favorite style?

Looking Fabulous in a Dress

blankpixels25As I turn a year older in a few months, there are many reservations I had back when I was younger that now seem to just fade away. Maybe it comes with growing old, or maybe, I’m feeling more of myself now, and a lady at that. One of those restrictions I had was about wearing skirts or anything above-the-knee like homecoming dresses or even a more casual summer dress. And I want to change that.

Though I have always loved myself and the way I look, it was only the past two years when I started really taking care of myself. I may have gained weight, but I’m actually more comfortable now about how I look than ever before. When I look at myself in front of the mirror, I always ask myself why it took me too long to be more lady-like.

The last time I remember wearing a dress was for my friend’s 18th birthday. I wore a long, beautiful peach dress as part of her cotillion and another black dress for ballroom dancing. I kept both dresses, and I wish someday, they’ll fit me again. 😉

I’m currently online window-shopping for the first dress I’ll be wearing in 15 years (!). I saw a couple of gorgeous dresses online that I love, love, love. Of course, I initially looked at their stylish black dresses.

Black homecoming dresses - fab!

But, that’s another of my reservations. Well, it’s really a preference even when I was a kid – I’m not into wearing any color (black is technically not a color 😉 ). I guess that rooted from my mom forcing me to wear colorful clothes that were just nasty. 😀 Sorry, I love my mom but her taste in clothing back when I was in my early teens was ridiculous! Well, now, she has more fashion sense. I think that’s what happens with us ladies – when we grow older, we suddenly get this need for transformation that includes our fashion choices.

Just look at these red dresses that I think are just fabulous!

Red homecoming dresses - fab!

In a few months, I’m hoping I’ll be fit enough to strut my stuff in these cute dresses. When that happens, expect me to post my photos all over my blog.

How about you? Do you love wearing dresses? What’s your favorite style?

I’m Turning Into A Girly Girl?!

I’ve never been a girly girl even when I was little kid. If you look at our old photo albums, you’d see me wearing skirts and dresses that my mom forced me to wear. And most likely, you’d see me with open legs, not minding how I look.

I was never comfortable in dresses and skirts. I may not have the perfectly shaped legs, but that’s not actually the reason why I avoid wearing girly clothes altogether. I guess I feel like when you’re wearing skirts or girly clothes, boys look at you like you’re a damsel in distress. And I’m far from being an innocent little princess. 😉

I know, I’d get a lot of hate messages just because of that last paragraph, but that was how I looked at it before. I prefer to wear anything comfortable that will still make me look chic without the added hassle of worrying about something slipping or that I should close my legs when sitting down.

I make up for my lack of gracefulness and girly-ness with my overall look. I learned how to use makeup on my own this year. I’m embracing wearing high-heeled shoes that are comfortable to wear. I’m also going for more girly blouses. I’ve grown to love wearing skinny jeans too.

I'm no girly girlI was still learning how to use makeup properly, so this isn’t really a good example. I’m just showing you the blouse I was wearing. 😀

However, I almost always go back to wearing my comfy blouses and shirts, my trusty flip-flops and just go out on a pretty made-up face. I love makeup, which is probably the most girly side of me that you’d get. 😀

I love tinkering with computers. I can network computers. I design websites and blogs. I’m independent. I’m one of the boys – cowboy ika nga. A low maintenance type of gal. To some, that might sound or look intimidating, but I consider myself a passionate romantic. Almost a hopeless romantic. Almost. 😉

For 2013, as soon as I reach my goal weight, I’m planning on buying more girly clothes. No, not dresses or skirts. Maybe I’d buy a pair just so I can wear it on top of my skinny jeans or something. I’m holding off on buying new clothes ’cause I don’t want to waste money and then ending up not wearing them cause I’ve lost weight. Yes, I’m hopeful and determined to make it happen! Maybe by my 33rd birthday (argh), I’ll wear something more girly-girl. Maybe. We’ll see. 😉