Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sunshine Blogger Award

I am thankful to Ophalyn from Mamalounj for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award! ♡♡ Please do visit her blog! She writes about parenting, mom life, relationship, and health.

Sunshine Blogger Award RULES:

Once nominated, the blogger is required to write a post in which they:
  • Thank the blogger who nominated them and links back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated them.
  • Nominate 11 other blogs and give them 11 new questions to answer.
  • Notify your nominees and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post. (I placed it at the last portion of this post)

11 Answers to 11 Sunshine Questions:

Are you planning on making it big with blogging?

I simply plan to continue writing quality content and focus more on making it personal. I never want to lose the art of intentional writing and sharing my ideas with others. My attitude towards blogging is that I must remain true and authentic with what I share.

How long have you been blogging and what do you love about blogging?

I've been blogging since 12, although in different platforms. I started off in Multiply, then Livejournal, then now here on Blogspot. Blogging has definitely helped me in improving my writing. My writing style has evolved ever since, and I always catch myself smiling so hard whenever I go through my previous entries because I feel like I am revisiting my younger self through what I wrote.

Blogging also helps me remember important dates that I seem to have forgotten as the years pass. It gives me a glimpse of how I felt on a specific date, what my daily life consisted of, and I can't help but feel nostalgic and inspired to carry on with writing.

What are your biggest struggles in life?

I seem to be struggling with time management lately. Sometimes I feel disappointed whenever I don't get to do something I've been meaning to do mainly because I was unable to make time for it. 

Do you cook at home or do you eat out a lot?

I always bring packed lunch to work. As much as possible, I try not to eat out a lot so I can save money and stay healthy. But when I do eat out, I enjoy it very much because it's truly something special for my taste buds!

As for cooking experience, I learned how to cook back when I was in college. My roommate had an electric stove, so I was able to cook basic meals, such as lemon chicken, pasta, beef, and eggs. I don't eat canned goods often, and I don't consider it as 'cooking' when you cook those. Lol. 

What is your favorite drink?

I don't really have one, to be honest. I am not a coffee person but I love staying inside coffee shops. I am not a full fledged milktea lover; I only drink it when I'm out with friends. I hate soda. Iced tea has too much sugar.

So I'm going to have to say that the most important drink we should all be drinking is: water. My goal everyday is to be able to finish at least eight full glasses of water. I always keep a full glass of water beside me when I'm in the office. Sometimes I go beyond this, and I'm proud of myself. This is how I stay hydrated, and how I'm able to move around in the office. There really is no other way, guys. Drink water! 

Where do you see yourself in 3 years? Yeah! I know, it’s a job interview question! Haha

I simply hope to become well established in my career, and to be able to travel to places. It feels great to know that I am able to spend my own hard earned money without having to rely on my parents. - this statement is very fresh grad-sounding, but lol I just had to say it!

What is your favorite song?

I don't remember how I stumbled upon this one... I think it was from my roommate's playlist back in freshman year of college lol

Do you have a favorite food?

I have a lot. From the top of my head I could name the following:
  • Chicken 
  • Shrimp
  • Pizza

Are you blogging full time or you have another job?

This blog is not a full time job. I work as a recruiter during the day. :-)

Where you at now in blogging life from where you started?

I used to blog only for myself as a way for me to keep track of my days. But then now, I am committed to going beyond myself and to reach out to others and think of ways on how I can add value to their lives through my writing.

What are your goals?

I have five main goals for my twenties:

  1. To budget my finances wisely
  2. To take care of my skin
  3. To stay healthy by eating good food
  4. To take long walks at least twice a week
  5. To make time for what turly matters in life
The rest of the big goals will stem from these five main goals.

Enough about me! This part is all about the lovely blogs I've been following for a while now. Please do drop by and say hello to them! :-)

11 Bloggers who will be receiving the sunshine award

These are mostly personal and lifestyle blogs that I love.

((For all those I've nominated: I wrote a few words on either what your blog is about or why I like it hehe. Kindly pass the banner around by placing it anywhere on your post :-) ))

  1. Heydays With Hanna - Fond of wanders and finding the beauty in the seemingly ordinary
  2. Simply Sherlyn - My college bff shares about post-grad life and her interests. She just recently made the switch from tumblr to blogspot!:-)
  3. Chainyan - Filled with writings on cats, makeup reviews, interest in Asian culture, and everyday life. 
  4. Evydraws - Life as an illustrator in South Korea. Her illustrations are dreamy! 
  5. Humming Daze - On personal style influenced by Asian culture.
  6. Miss Caffeinated - My favorite bullet journal blog. She also writes about planning and self-development. 
  7. Let Your Hair Down - The aesthetics of her posts are A+! She keeps real in her blog posts, too. 
  8. Word Drift - A personal blog that I enjoy reading. ♡
  9. Chaotic Tales - On real life musings that I like to read! ♡
  10. Katsomething - I enjoy reading about her thoughts because I find them relatable; I'm sure you will, too! 
  11. Life as Lois May - Personal lifestyle posts with lots of insight. ♡

My 11 Questions for you

  1. What excites you about blogging?
  2. Share with us your favorite blog post that you've written and tell us why it is your favorite.
  3. Are you a morning person or a night person? Describe how you spend your mornings or evenings.
  4. What is your favorite dessert?
  5. What do you like to do on holidays?
  6. What made you laugh recently?
  7. On which social media account are you most active in and why?
  8. What are you looking forward to? (could be an event or the weekend!)
  9. Would you spend a week in the mountains or on the beach? 
  10. What motivates you to blog?
  11. What are your goals for your blog?

That's it! :-) Kindly do leave a comment with a link back to your post; I look forward to and would love to get to know you more. 


  1. Oh my! Thank you for the nomination (and for your kind words about my blog)!

    Rebeka from Miss Caffeinated

    1. You're welcome, Rebeka! :) I always enjoy reading your blog. <3

  2. I just saw this now! Thank you so much my dear for nominating my blog despite my inconvenient platform and scheduling :P Love you!

    1. Love youuu <3 <3 your blog will always be lovely; it doesn't matter how often you post :) though I'm definitely excited to see your answers for this one haha! :D


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