Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Happy Birthday Post: Lefabgeek Turns 28!

*Warning: Photo Heavy Post*

"To know how to grow old is the master work of Wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living:" said Henry Frederic Amiel. Not that I knew who this character was but he certainly took the words right out of my mouth. But these were also not my exact thoughts a few days before the big day. You guessed it correctly. It's the same dilemma year after year: growing old, adding possible Graying hairs or fine lines here and there. But then again, when the dreaded birthday has come to pass and you have celebrated it beautifully and worthwhile, all those very few days of torment seemed nothing more than a Ghost of yesterday's past. And last Saturday, December 13th, was that "dreaded" day of the year. And so far, I could attest that it was the most amazing birthday I have had. It was my first birthday spent out of town with my family, my boyfriend and some family friends. We dined in at Leslie's Restaurant for lunch, a native resto in Tagaytay City, with a spectacular 360 degrees view of the scenic Taal Volcano

We went straight to the Sky Ranch Amusement Park and dropped by the Pink Sisters Convent to give thanks, bought some goodies before we went home. It rained right after we left the convent which, of course, resulted to a traffic jam. Oh well, nonetheless, it was such a wonderful day tour experience which became even more special when you celebrated that day among people close to your heart. Here are a few shots of that wondrous day. Hope you like it!

Meet my MOM!

and my DAD!




the Brotha!

Mom and Dad :)

Bro, me and boyfie


Family Picture :D


My sinful Chocolate Caramel Cake <3

As for my #ootd, I wore this Silver Mossimo pullover which I got on super sale for only 6 USD! Knowing that Tagaytay has an all year round cold weather, I thought I should put on a sweater or anything knitted for that matter. Good thing I did my research the day before and realized that the temperature was actually 24 degrees C! Just a few degrees lower from the heat in Manila. I bade my planned ootd goodbye, which was supposedly this white cable knit sweater I bought from Ellie's Shop. I still proceeded wearing this pretty hot pink Jeggings and floral sneakers which I got from Sam's Closet PH. This pair of cuties was a chance steal! One of my online shopping pet peeves is buying footwear. I just couldn't find the perfect pair and most of the time, I end up getting cramps and bruises. When I saw this pair though, my heart melted. I knew I was again going to risk especially that buying online wouldn't give you the opportunity to see if it fits. But I still went on. Fortunately, the pair was very comfortable and light. I think I'm seeing myself getting another pair in other colors very soon!







Pull Over ; Mossimo | Jeggings ; The SM Store ; Backpack ; gift from Tickles | Cross necklace ; AI Fashion | Floral Sneakers ; Sam's Closet PH
L-R: Kuya Neil, Patrick, Dad, Mom, Marlon, Me, Bro and John Boyfie <3
Before I end this post, I would like to express my unyielding gratitude to my family who has been with me through thick and thin. For all those times we had almost nothing, we stuck together, come hell or high water. Now that I am able to say "I Can", trust me I will. I will take you to all the places we had not been to, or restaurants we had not dined at, see movies we had not seen, just because we could not. But now I can, we can, we will. I love you.

Thank you as well to my ever supportive boyfriend for staying by my side for four years and five months, and counting. Thank you for all the love and strength, understanding and respect. We will explore the world together. I love you.

Thank you to my best friend for being just the bestest person in the world, for 19 years we stayed strong. Let us be best friends until we are grandmas. I love you.

Thank you to all my friends for simply being crazy and fun, and making my life more amazing, and the world a lot less boring.

Thank you dear God, for the 28 fruitful years. Thank you for all the challenges that made me more durable and wise, for all the triumphs that made me humble and generous. Thank you for letting me live, for giving me my family, boyfriend and friends. I love you.

Love Lots,


Thursday, November 27, 2014

[Outfit Post] ; 30 Random Facts About Me ♥

In my two and a half years of blogging, I have shared so much about myself to you guys. I have shared my triumphs and defeats, foodie adventures, hauls, birthdays and anniversaries, the evolution of my style, so on and so forth. For this post, I thought I would post one of those "20 random facts about me" that I had been seeing everywhere, be it on FaceBook or on other bloggers' posts. I also thought 20 facts would be quite few, so I decided to remove the maximum count and let my list go on.


1. I'm (almost) 28 years old. My birthday is on December 13th.
2. I'm a Sagittarius and a Fire Tiger (Chinese Zodiac).
3. I am very patient. But when I get angry, I get really really angry :p
4. I do not and will never SMOKE or DRINK. 
5. My only vices are a triple tie between online shopping, playing Android games or  reading Wattpad fanfics.



6. I'm addicted to minty ointments. I apply ointments on my forehead, nape
and under my nose all day, everyday. I love the cooling and soothing effect lol.
7. I prefer Orange sodas than Coke or Pepsi 
8. I cannot live without caffeine. Coffee is a necessity.
9. I am a super fan of Rock/Goth/Symphonic Metal
10. Also a fan of K-Pop and K-Dramas


11. My favorite colors are Pastel Pink, Peach, Mint and Lavender
12. I graduated from College with honors and won a lot of awards (beauty pageant/literary contests etc)
13. I have Hyperthyroidism a.k.a. Goiter. 
14. I love dogs. They're my ultimate stress reliever (not shopping). I have a Belgian Malinois named Peewee and a black Toy Poodle named Lottie.
15. My greatest ambition was to become a ramp model.
 

16. Modesty aside, I am multi-talented. I am a singer, dancer, actress, painter and a writer.
17. I am a huge Anime geek
18. I love nachos, tacos, burritos and everything that follows in their family tree
19. My favorite Filipino dish is Kare Kare
20. I (believe) I have Arachnophobia. Roaches and spiders ugh! 

21. I am a fan of sci-fi movies
22. I am extremely religious
23. I dream to design my own wedding dress
24. I speak a bit of Japanese and Spanish (thanks to animes and Mexican Dramas)
25. I used to be so obsessed with Westlife and My Chemical Romance
 

26. In my life, I have only been to a concert ONCE. That was an Evanescence Concert on February 2012.
27. I have never ridden on a plane, thus I've never gone overseas.
28. I am obsessed with White Sand beaches.
29. I love to swim. I dream to become a mermaid.
30. I stand at 5 feet and 6 inches and weigh only 105 pounds. My waist line is 24 inches. Slim and Proud!


Wow, I did not realize this kind of post would be tedious! Anyway, I hope you guys can also come up with your own list. I enjoyed making it. See you next time, and the next time would most likely be my birthday post. Ciao~


 


Floral Cropped Top ; Ifassion Highfashion | Necklace ; Forever 21 | Sunnies ; Fly Shades | Wedges ; Parisian

Love Lots,


Friday, October 31, 2014

[Outfit Post] ; Mesh and Pomelo ♥


I had been pondering for a few days whether or not to post these set of photos here on the blog, as I had been on M.I.A., yet again, for quite some time and I believe that my humble blog, at least, deserves a come back post with a bang! Needless to say, I seldom wear jeans, or anything black, perhaps the last time I did and with all my heart into it, was during College. Now, I find myself referring to it as the last option, or not an option at all for as long as I can evade wearing it. People really do outgrow certain things. I guess, in my case, it was for the better. I am quite skinny, and wearing anything in dark hues will only emphasize my small frame. In this particular post, however, I had a tentative change of heart. Not that I had no other choice but I find this pair of Jeggings very comfortable. I feel I could run, dance and even split on it. Not that I knew how to split, but you get the idea lol. So how do you like this ensemble?








Mesh top ; Frugalista Shop | Jeggings ; SM Department Store | Bag ; Heiress Crown | Bracelet ; AI Fashion ; Ballerina Flats ; random

Of course, thanks ever so much to this wonderful dude who does not get tired of taking shots of my vain self:



Love Lots,


Sunday, October 5, 2014

[Outfit Post] ; Party Party Party Mamma Mia!


Hi Guys! No I am not and I did not attend a Party. I was just listening to KARA's comeback single Mamma Mia, hence the title because I honestly couldn't think of a reasonable title for this outfit post. And also, yes you're right! I'm trying to promote the song too lol. But seriously, listen to it, it's addicting haha. Anyhoo!!! Another hiatus has come to pass. More than one month of absence once again from my blog and unlike before, I swear, I did not come to notice it had been that long already. Perhaps because I was too pre-occupied with office work and some projects here and there concerning my promotion. I am extremely exhausted from all the work but I reckon it is still better than babbling yourself to boredom. I was productive, at the very least. And due to all the stress and late night sleeps, I grew a number of bright red humps on my face. My eye bags and dark circles had become more prominent and it seems I have aged several years. Now, now, I would not at all want to just throw resentments in this comeback post. In order to conceal the now 50 year old looking me, I decided to flaunt a youthful outfit.






I had long since wanted to wear this beautiful, body-hugging skater dress. I had worn it once at the office but it was really short and I ended up being reprimanded. Not to let this beauty be stuck in my closet, I have finally decided to wear it today. I had never worn Brown and Red together previously and I see now that they make a great combination. To be more comfortable lurking around the mall, I wore this shiny red flats, which I bought the same day, and paired it as well with this fiery red tote! Come to think of it, considering my immense affection for bags, I had never owned a red bag. It was quite absurd and I had never even noticed it. Then again, I have one now. All thanks to LookSmart Shop. Whenever a sudden urge to grab a bag comes up, their shop is the first thing that comes to mind. No Other. Even my baby Pink Celine-inspired Bag was from LookSmart Shop as well. I actually have another bag, the latest one in my closet, but it's beauty is beyond words and I do not have the heart to overuse it. So I intend to flaunt that bag only during special occasions. Worry not, you will definitely take a glimpse of it here :) So let me know your thoughts about this outfit! Personally, this is one of my favorite 








Dress : RTW on Sale
Cardigan ; Dalagita
Shoes ; The Landmark

Love Lots,



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