Fagiolini spaghetti

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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

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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!

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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

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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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UNIVERSITY of LONDON: English common law structures and principles

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Where will learning take you? I was born to be a student? I hope not. I’m blessed being married to a very smart but very humble man. He loves education so much and he encourages me to take more and more courses to gather more knowledge. My husband graduated SUMMA CUM LAUDE from his universities up to his Phd degree. He co – authored two economics books which has been published already. (proud wife lol) He encourages me to pursue my law degree in France. I felt that it is not necessary since I don’t speak the language. Indeed, I was refused by French university because I should be fluent with french first. Law is already difficult, how much more if you don’t speak the language, right? I speak few french but still not fluent for law school and eventually for the French bar exam. My husband is continuously in pursuit of my happiness. Hmmm… law again!!!! not fun right? But when my amore said, is it ok for you to take courses in English law through British university? I immediately said YES! Finally, lectures in English. I filled up an application online and after evaluation here I come for this new learning English common law structures and principles. This is just a short course for two months. I’m excited! On the other hand, I’m also studying copyright  laws online. I love learning and discovering things. We already paid and am I ready? Yes, I am ready for a different european summer. Learning! Back to school for summer. School again and again.

In LONDON streets

Until next time… I’ll update you what I’ve learned and what interests me.

Thank you!

Au revoir

NOT an ORDINARY day

Finally, we’ve finished all the stages of getting married! How do I feel? Hmmm… Actually, many still doesn’t know that my easter wedding is already my second wedding. So hollywood right? In fact, we already celebrated our first year wedding anniversary. It was valentine’s day of 2013, we got married in Italy. Of course, I will share with you my Italian wedding probably in my next blog. For now, I will share the moments of my church wedding taken 21st April 2014.our prenup video…
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Engagement shoot

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This is it! We are ready! We are supposed to be ready but things happen.  My husband arrived in Manila April 13 and arrived in Legazpi April 16. We have very little time for the engagement photo shoot and we are getting married on the 21st of April. It was stressful! I’m crazy. The weather is adding up. The rain just didn’t stop! There is a tropical depression. My husband is getting sick of the weather changes. We have no more time. The date is too close and to add that the long holiday is coming! It is holy week already! I have lots of things to do! Calling the photographer everyday updating about our alternative concept when the rain don’t stop. Calling the make up artist! And oh! I have to get rid of my braces! Ahhhh…. what’s happening, the universe is not conspiring! I don’t like explaining things but I have to explain to my camera shy husband about what to do. I am also attending to our foreign guests where they are going and ahh they keep changing their minds… no way!!! I hate it! I hate it! I hate it!!!! Everything is a mess already until Holy Thursday when we woke up! The sun is shining brightly and it is just beautiful and perfect! God is great! The universe heard our prayers! It’s already Holy Thursday. I get rid first of my braces and then I called up the make up artist. Finally, we are on our way to our engagement photo shoot! I can only say, Thank you Lord! :)I wanted to shoot near the Mayon volcano but since it was holiday the ruins and other tourist place was full packed. We were lucky that our photographers are really kind and professional. They understand everything despite our tardiness to the appointment.

I wanted a very provincial photos of course featuring Albay province. Since I’m marrying an Italian, I wanted photos showing original things from my province. Our photographers are genius. They didn’t gave us a hard time during the shoot.

I’m happy to share with you guys the fruit of our hard work! Thank you so much R&R Studio and of course thank you God! Truly, nothing is impossible to you! You make everything conspire! 🙂
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