Before moving to Germany, the first thing I worried about was how to have access to the plethora of Asian skincare and makeup products that swarm the malls and local online shopping sites in the Philippines. It is difficult to associate Germany with beauty, especially for its culture known to value practicality and efficiency. Most, […]
From a newborn whose abilities are limited, Elizabeth has quickly picked up new skills such as being able to sit upright and carry some of her body weight on her chunky legs. Three months – for babies – spell a world of difference! (Eli @ Month 1, 2) How’s Eli? Little Miss Sunshine Here’s how it […]
Not a month after I have given birth I felt uneasy about my hair. I felt like I was ready for a change. See, I have kept my mane long for three years and remember that the only adventurous style I went for was a layered cut. Other than that, the occasional trims and blow […]
Blank slate. Fresh start. I find it tremendously thrilling flipping the sheets of a new calendar. Every new year offers a symbolic chance to renew, revitalize, and improve. All the rituals of welcoming the new year, I take pleasure in participating in. The fireworks, the jumping, and the proverbial pansit are my favorite. While the […]
So, it has been two months since we had a proper night’s rest. So, it has been two months since I took a long warm shower. So, it has also been two months since I’ve gone from deliriously exhausted to deliriously overjoyed. Some days, I feel like just a kid who had a kid. Sometimes […]
Hi, I'm Nina. I like stories and taking long walks. Sometimes I write about those here.