Year End Thank You (V11) & First 2019 Post!

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Hello everyone!
It's been over a year since I last wrote anything on this humble lil blog. I know some of my followers may have already forgotten that I even exist. I can't really blame any of you (for leaving) since I didn't give anyone enough reason to stay on. Last year (2018) I just dropped everything blog related and focused more on my life offline. 

My life off my blog took every ounce of energy I had. I focused more on building my little baking business, rebuilding myself and my integrity, getting back on track with my health, cutting out all the fake and negative people in my life, tried my best to be more family centered and worked on a long distance relationship.

2018 has been a roller coaster for me. I know everyone says that! (Lol)
It's a good thing I survived it. This is probably where I'll start thanking people but there are so many to mention... Instead all I'll say is...

I'm humbled and grateful for all the blessings I've received in 2018 and I'm glad that all the negative people left so that there was more room in my life for only the positive.

I hope that I can continue to update this blog a bit more this 2019. I know I used to be a beauty blogger but I'm not so comfortable in that niche anymore. I'll probably be a bit more random and might even post some more personal entries soon. 

Let's get to know each other again, shall we dear readers? Till my next post!


Year End Thank You (V10)

"Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. - Guy Finley"

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I've been writing "year end thank you" posts for the past 10 years. I started on my humble tumblog and have since migrated to this blog. 2016 was a tough year for me but 2017 was a lot better. As always, there were a few bumps in the road but nothing that I couldn't handle. I used to do bulleted lists of who I'd like to say thank you to but I decided on doing things a little differently this year by saying thank you as a whole...

Thank you to everyone who has stuck with me through thick and thin. Thank you for seeing past my brokenness and my faults. Thank you for accepting my flaws. Thank you for pushing me to reach my goals and my dreams. Thank you for supporting my decisions no matter how atrocious they can be at time. Thank you for putting up with my moods and my tantrums. Thank you for allowing me to express myself especially when it comes to my creativity. Thank you for allowing me to pursue my baking business even if the economy is still at a crisis. Thank you for always lending a helping hand. Thank you for always being a phone call away. Thank you for seeing me even when I couldn't even see myself. Thank you for lifting me up whenever I feel small. Thank you for appreciating all the little things I do. Thank you for loving me unconditionally.

You already know who you guys are.
Muchisimas Gracias.
Daghang Salamat.
Maraming Salamat.


Comfort Food

It's another rainy day in Zamboanga. It got me thinking about how nice it would be to just huddle up in bed under my thick warm blanket and just be lazy. How I wish I could but today is also "errands" day before the weekend hits us so I had to haul my butt off to several banks to finish transactions. While on the way to the bank I started thinking about one word. COMFORT.

What brings you comfort? Lots of people would say a hug from their loved one, an extra hour of sleep, a warm cup of coffee, a foot spa session, an hour or two of body massage and a lot of other things... Personally, one of the things that give me comfort is FOOD. Hence the term, "comfort food". Today I'd like to share some of the comfort food that really hits the spot. *smiles*

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L-R : Chowking's Beef Mami, Sugar & Ice's Ice Cream Cakes, Isaw & BBQ sa Pasonanca, Pancit Canton, Pork Siomai, Nestea Milk Tea, Mama's Homemade Pork BBQ & Longaniza, Rosemary Roasted Chicken, French Fries, Strawberry Icecream, Jumbo Cheese Sticks, Big Ben's La Parola Boodle Fight Meal, KFC Chicken Teriyaki Shots, Satti, & Ikea's Meatballs!


Back From The Dead. (?)

 photo 18010289_825499780922003_2914758374156923239_n_zpskqpdoemd.jpg Hello everyone. So much time has passed. Let's be honest, I've neglected my blog and the reason is quite simple. Life happened. So much has been going on in my personal life that blogging had to take a back seat. First big thing that happened is that I finally got over a big heartbreak. Next is that I finally opened my office-kitchen for my small home based baking business, Sugar Works. Also I discovered the wonderful world of NuSkin. It's been a lot to process and I just didn't have the extra energy to blog anymore. I didn't want my posts to seem "forced" so I just "abandoned" it altogether. I admit it wasn't a proper way to say goodbye and for that I'm regretful.

Another reason I stopped blogging is because I strayed away from my first blog niche. I used to be a beauty blogger. Emphasis on the words USED TO. For a time, I dabbled in "personal" posts, some "food review" posts, and even some "lifestyle" posts but nothing really clicked. I guess I grew out of beauty blogging a bit and wanted to try out new niches but failed disastrously. Right now all I want to do is write. I'm not really sure about what but I hope that I find out eventually.

I have some posts lined up but I'm still thinking about whether I should publish them or not. The big question is, am I ready to come back to blogging? What are your thoughts about writer's block? Have you ever blogged then stopped then started blogging again? Tell me what you think.