First things first, omg I'm old. Haha. Thanks everyone for the lovely messages and greetings! :D I've always wanted to organize a party over the course of my twenties. Not sure if it's entirely because of quarter life in a general sense, but I never really...

Previous birthday posts: Twenty one  | Twenty two | Twenty three | Twenty four  Every year, I find a different way to start writing this birthday post. I won't even start with "I'm 25 today!" because obviously, the blog post title gives it away. LOL. I'm freaking twenty five years old, I can't...

Happy New Year to you reading this post! For the first time in twenty four years, I feel good about starting the year. You’d be surprised—the past few years (especially after my 20th year) were difficult. I was at a place where I either wanted to...

(For previous year-ender posts: 2014, 2015, 2016.) I was reading Austin Kleon’s blog and found this post about notes to self. I particularly liked #14: At a certain point, you must become your own role model. I never think highly of myself. Blame it on my super low...

Hey, everyone! Dropping in a few year-ender posts before we officially close 2017. To be honest, it’s not sinking in that the year is actually ending. But here we are—and another year will say hello in a few weeks. x This year was different for me. Apart...

Hi, everyone! Just popping by to say that work has been interesting lately. That title still holds true because I've been experiencing so many ~shookt~ moments as I type this out. I just came back from Japan for "work" (can't believe I actually take more work...

(Warning: Long post ahead.) I’m sneaking in a few minutes to write this entry as a busy week comes along. It’s Tuesday, 1:41PM, and I just finished running a few errands, shooting photos for a client project, and currently internalizing as I write the first few...

Hi, all! I'm back with a quick update + roundup of current favorites. And see you next weekend at MIBF, yes? Read through the end. ;) As a creator, it's important to immerse in new learnings every now and then. I find that my curiosity in...

(cover photo by Louise Ramos) When I was in school, third quarter was my favorite part of the academic year — mostly because it was the shortest, and there were a lot of events and holidays, aka less time to study. Don’t get me wrong though,...