Monthly Archives May 2012

Free Drinks from Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s Open House Event

I always enjoy Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s Open House events, because it gives us a chance to try out their newest drinks for FREE even before they officially add it to their roster of awesome drinks. You can read about my first CBTL Open House Experience HERE. Now, I’m sharing this great news with you:

Yay for Free Caramel Drinks c/o CBTL! I love Caramel. <3 Don’t miss it! Two days to go til Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s Open House Event on June 3, 2012, Sunday
@ 10 AM – 11:30 AM. Be there early, else you’ll miss the fun! -ED

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America’s Next Top Model Cycle 18 British Invasion Winner Is…

Sophie Sumner ANTM Cycle 18

While it comes to me as a surprise that she won, I’m glad that she was hailed winner of this cycle’s America’s Next Top Model. I’ve loved her since the day she rocked her pink hair (because I love pink) which definitely did a lot for her personality and her presence. She just commanded attention every time she walked in the scene with that gutsy pink crown of hair and her bubbly personality.

While her photos are not always on top, and undeniably, Laura took better photos than her, I’...

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Everyday Doll x Beauty’s Treasure Lippie Blowout Winner!

Thank you to everyone who joined this month’s giveaway :) No worries, there will be more coming, so stay tuned :D
To Ms. Romasanta, congratulations! You win three NYX Round Lipstick, three NYX Lipglosses and 1 lipliner. I’ll be sending you a message on Facebook regarding your shipping details. Try your best to reply in 48 hours, else the prize will be raffled off again.
Again, thanks to Beauty’s Treasure, Ms. Eunizel Tam, for sponsoring this giveaway. Go check out Beauty’s ...
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Mad About Ian Somerhalder! Ian Somerhalder for Penshoppe Mall Tour

I’ve had the biggest! crush! on Ian “Sex God” Somerhalder for the longest time, and never in my wildest dreams have I imagined that Ian Somerhalder will ever get on a plane and ride all the way to Manila. It was like a dream come true! And while I wished and prayed hard that I’ll get the chance to attend his press conference for Penshoppe, I was unable to because during that day, it was our long-awaited concert, which  we’ve been practicing so hard for...

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Ipanema Urban Jungle Fashion Show

Alpaca fiber for sale

Last May 8, Brazilian flip-flop brand, Ipanema showcased their newest collection inspired by jungle creatures, bringing fierceness to today’s modern style.

From Ipanema’s PR:

The runway event witnessed the gathering of fiercest go-getters of the land. Popular celebrities and top models in the name of Enchong Dee, Phoemela Baranda, Ornussa Cadness, Mia Ayesa, Peter Norrdell, among others, graced the occasion and spiced up the night channeling their inner fashion an...
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Lip Swatch: Barry M in Peachy Pink + NYX Black Label Lipstick in Apple

Barry M Lip Paint in Peachy Pink
Barry M Lip Paint in Peachy Pink
Barry M in Peachy Pink Without Flash (L) and With Flash (R)

When I first decided to purchase Barry M Lip Paint in Peachy Pink (around $8 or 350php from The Makeup Haul), what made it an instant buy were the lip swatches I found online. The pink was just the perfect pink, which was very natural and wearable. However, when I tried it on for myself, I noticed that Barry M Lip Paints were too drying, too m...

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Movie : Dark Shadows

Tim Burton movie

Last Tuesday, I watched the movie Dark Shadows with a couple of friends. It’s the only thing remotely interesting in the movies showing that day. Knowing that Johnny Depp has always worked his magic on screen piqued our interest to see this movie for ourselves. With our tickets on hand, we headed for the cinemas, and to our surprise, a long line of senior citizens were waiting for their turn to enter the cinema...

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

I wish I could write something that would show you guys how sincerely happy I am, recalling the big day of my best friend, and the happiness that she radiated when she was with her husband, with everyone she loves celebrating with her. I’ll try, but it’s not going to be easy.

Standing at the doors of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral with the rest of the entourage, I was calm and my emotions were at bay...

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Food Favorites : MISTER KABAB @ UP Ayala Land Technohub, Quezon City

When I first saw Kabab restaurants around the metro, I found that for some reason, I wouldn’t dare go near them. I couldn’t really pinpoint why. I’m glad though, that I allowed myself to be dragged into Mister Kabab at UP Ayala Land Technohub by le boyfriend, else I’d never know how delicious this Persian delicacy is.

Location: UP Ayala Land Technohub, 2nd floor of the area with the food chains and restaurants (Idon’t know what it’s called, sorry!).

Ambiance: I love the interiors of the place...

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My Best Friend’s Bridal Shower

Not very many people choose to marry at the age of 22. So when my best friend told me, and everyone else, last year that she’s getting married to her long-time boyfriend, it came as a complete shock. I kept thinking about how I’d never do that, how I’ll never get hitched at such a young age, and the idea was difficult for me to accept, let alone believe. Nevertheless, I showered my friend constant support with her decision.

It was a few weeks to go before the wedding when I decided to let my tho...

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