Full on friday

My happy thoughts today is about dreams. Good dreams to fulfill for the better to improve and learn more.Speak fluent french.

Enjoy the sun.

Enjoy the ride.

Enjoy life.

I am happy and blessed for the wonderful weather today plus a good run and reading. Life is just amazing! I am always thankful.

I am currently reading this.

Bon weekend!

Love,
Anne

Happy and Blessed

Yes, I’m back. I’m sorry! I did not blog for the past days because I would like to edit a lot and make new layouts and aside from that I am out most of the time since I vow to be healthy and fit. I do a lot of biking and running lately because weather is really nice!

I am a positive person. I embrace positivity and avoid negative things. The fact that we can’t control negative things to happen, I always try to look  the bright side of it.

From today and everyday, I will write a short note of the positive things and blessings I had.

Today is thursday, 19th of June today. 

I am happy and blessed because I received good e-mail from my soon to be employer and I am very happy about it.

have a happy and blessed day! my dear JAR readers and followers!

love,

anne

Homesick

Living abroad is never easy. One of the things you have to deal with is homesickness. There’s no right medication for this because even if you keep yourself busy, at the end of the day, you still feel like “I wish I’m home” moments. It leaves you that deep sigh moment… It drives you crazy, moody and irritated. You just can’t count the things that you miss from your home. Aside from your family and friends, you miss your dogs, your foods, your memories…and the lists goes on and on…How do I deal with my homesickness?

Here’s my temporary medication for being homesick.
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Fagiolini spaghetti

My amore is a vegetarian for 4 years now and I’m proud of him. When he told me he’s a vegetarian,  I was like oh my God, it’s difficult to be one. Maybe because I grew up eating all the fishes in the sea being born in an archipelago with 7, 200 islands (number of islands keep growing). Italy is a vegetarian friendly country. It’s normal for them to just munch on pomodoro (tomato) cheese, spaghetti… etc.. etc… Yes, I have to agree that Italy has the best cuisine in the world. There are lots of vegetarian in Italy. I am amazed that some kids are even into vegetarian. I am not a meat lover but for sure I will never be a vegetarian since I love seafoods a lot. 😉 My amore is not having a difficulty at all keeping his vegetarian diet. I am not an expert but I wanted to share one of the famous vegetarian recipe my amore loves. To this day, he said, my cooking passed the Italian taste bud already! 😉

Here’s what you need for FAGIOLINI SPAGHETTI.

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ALTER no cuts

It’s summer time in Europe! Move over boots, thick jackets, trench coats, scarfs, etc. Finally, my favourite time of the year arrived. I love summer for so many reasons and of course the fashionable clothes, bikinis, flip flops, dresses, without thinking if it will cover you from cold.Yes! Maxi dresses are in for the summer. It looks oh so sexy and classy! It brings elegance to every woman wearing it.

I recently bought a maxi dress from H&M. I bought it even it’s too long for me because it looks strikingly beautiful. The challenge for me is to alter it without cutting because I don’t want to ruin the edges. So my quick witted mind in fashion strikes again.
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OVERJOYED!

I am a newbie blogger. Pardon my mistakes, my messy website and my writings. As of now, I am overjoyed of my readers. I wasn’t expecting that my followers would grow fast. As I checked the statistics of my blog followers, my heart jumped to see readers from US, Japan, Bahamas, India, Kuwait, Doha, Marianas Islands, Singapore, Israel, Australia, Germany, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, of course France, Philippines and Italy.I’m overjoyed meeting one of my self-confessed fan and follower of my blogs. We’re completely total stranger to each other but she really made effort to see me when I recently went home in the Philippines. She’s from Batangas and imagine the traffic going to Manila. So sweet of you Debbie. I was even lucky to meet the boyfriend who’s also fun to talk with.

We met at starbucks mall of asia. How sweet she is to surprised me with graham balls she made.

I admire you debbie. Beautiful and young entrepreneur. If I can only turn back time, I wish I did selling things too during my younger days. As I promised you, you will have my blog giveaway in my next homecoming. 🙂 Stay happy and good luck on your life’s journey. Thank you to your boyfriend for taking our photos.
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Stealthy Invites

It’s your big day! Sure, you don’t want someone stranger witnessing it and then after like 20 years you are reviewing your photos, it’s still a mystery to you and your husband who are these people on our wedding day. I am no celebrity but I really wanted a very private wedding with only few guests in a small church.I knew you have read a lot already about weddings and how to make it private. These are my reasons of wanting a small wedding with only family and friends that you can call a family already.

How do you start with your wedding invites. First, send them your save the date. I must say that it’s much better to do personalized save the dates. It’s more cheaper and  fun. I would suggest to send it via snail mail for those who are very far but since e-mail and social media is fast and easy these days there’s no harm doing it. I’ve sent my own craft of save the date through e-mails and facebook with special note saying please don’t tell anyone about this. This is only for you. If you are really close to your friend, you won’t hesitate telling him/her about this little note. 🙂 And of course since you are very close to this friend, she/he can be trusted about your little secret to be revealed on the wedding day.
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