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25 September 2011

stripes & hearts

chambray top: thrifted | printed cotton maxi dress: shop yapi | striped ballet flats: primal rave wholesale | blue cutout belt: shop yapi | camel quilted bucket bag: primal rave wholesale | leopard ring: carbon find | coral ring: bangkok find | enamel bangles: hongkong finds | red wooden bangles: a gift from WAGW | tangerine printed bangle: DIY by sister

two and a half months can pass by really quick, huh? i didn't even realize i've been gone that long until i decided to go back to blogging. let me tell you though, posing for my come back post was quite embarrassing. i didn't know whether to smile or just act cool. so pardon the weird face.

before i proceed with telling you all about what has happened to me in the last two months, i feel i need to explain why i decided to take a break in the first place. on my last few posts, i've been feeling off and no longer passionate about continuing my blog. it confused me because blogging used to be an alternate world that i can immerse myself in and i did it for me. a few months before i took the break though, blogging became a chore. it became overrated. so i wanted to take a step back before i ruin my blogging experience altogether.

so, if anyone is curious, a lot has definitely happened to me in the last two and a half months.
♥ my little sister got back from aussie for her month long school break.
♥ i resigned as marketing executive from my sister's company to start doing homebased jobs.
♥ i oversaw our wholesale clothing business and spent 90% of my days at home.
♥ then i realized i was being a bum (and spending my life savings) that i needed to get a stable job.
♥ surprise: i went back to the BPO industry. (phew! i know, right? i'll tell you more about that on another post.)
♥ i celebrated my 27th birthday!
♥ and the best part: harry and i got engaged! he proposed on my birthday. it's the best birthday gift ever!

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dred said...

i missed you pay! i agree with you on the whole blogging's become a chore thingy. i've realized that and i don't pressure and fight na the bf to take my outfit shots. hahaha

welcome back! fashionable clothes aside, i love reading your thoughts.

roanjean said...

Hala congrats! I was thinking of messaging you when are you gonna be back and all but held back cos uhmm, murag FC man gud? Haha anyway, I'm looking forward to your posts!

jenvegas said...

Congrats on your engagement :)

Jing Ocay said...

So sweet!congrats G. so happy for you..and im happy you're back! i missed you baya. :D

Aileen Kim said...

glad that you're finally back...i totally get you on that blog dilemma thing...and i admire you for not giving in to the pressures of the blog world...which, let's admit could sometimes get too frustrating. Nways, i missed you and consistent blogging or not....i would always be one of your loyal readers! Congratulations on the engagement....that is truly too exciting for words!!!!

Mary Ann said...

Gizelle!!!^^ So glad you back, and engaged! ^^ Congratulations sa inyo, =) Am really happy that you got your blogging groove back=) we missed you! ^^

Anonymous said...


I want to see the rinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnng


Chyrel Gomez said...

so much has happened in two months. welcome back! :)

so happy for the engagement. got me all kilig. XD


congratz for the engagement! good your back. :-)

Cherie said...

welcome back gizelle! and i really got so giddy when i hear about your engagement on facebook, congratulations!

Unknown said...

Hello Yapi! :)
Sooo glad you are back. I've missed reading your posts! :)
Congratulations on your engagement!
I can't wait to read your upcoming posts. :)

Super Shaznae said...

congrats sa engagement!!

Jeje said...

Congrats! :D Best wishes for both of you :) Stay happy :)

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Aisa.Paxie said...

OMG congrats girl!!! waaah! let's celebrate on december when i visit!!!:) Eden and vanessa wants to go to panglao!:) Lez go! I've missed you girls!:) Hi to harry!

lyka raagas said...

welcome back pay! congrats on the engagement. swerteha harry oi (bias kaau hahaha)

Gessyl said...

welcome back Yapi!! :) the blogosphere missed you aplenty. and WOW!!!! congratulations on the engagement gurl.

titaz said...

hope you and Harry always full of love everyday :)

Greetings from Indonesia!

Ansherina said...

OMG!! Finally you're back! I myself haven't been able to follow you guys but I'm starting now since my sem is just about to end XD

Btw, CONGRATS!! Best birthday gift nga ;D

ghoent said...

congrats congrats congrats!! welcome back, am so giddy and excited for your future posts and wedding preps! =)

eden said...

congrats pai..happy for you!!and belated hapi bday

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