Losing my job, and other things

It’s been 11 days since my last post, and I am so sorry for not writing or checking twitter within that moment of impasse. In my defense, I was and still am going through something and I will try to be as honest as I can as I write things down here. (If you’re not […]

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The makeup noob’s go-to makeup favorites

Juggling between school and work and dealing with life in general really takes up a huge chunk of my time. Everything is so fast-paced, and sometimes it’s hard to keep up. My everyday preparation routine is very basic: I take a bath, dress up, comb my hair. Somewhere in between all that I also nibble […]

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Failure and how to deal with it

Growing up, failure was not an option for me. As a young kid, my parents encouraged me to study and really do my best in school. My mom was really devoted in my education; she always supervised me whenever I was doing homework and actively participated in parent-teacher consultations. Every year in grade school I […]

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Hi! My name is Aria

It has occurred to me that I never really wrote a formal introductory post on this blog. I remember wanting to write this down as soon as got Notes on Thursdays up and running, but I probably forgot or got too preoccupied with other things. And there goes my first “about me”: I’m really bad […]

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The spring edit: Florals

I’ve never seen you wear so much color! This is a compliment I often get when I wear that one bright orange floral shirt that I have. I’m not huge on color. I think I’ve mentioned it before that my clothes are either in black, white or neutral tones. The most colorful I can go […]

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10 quick and easy baby shower ideas

Planning a baby shower takes a lot of time and effort, especially if it’s your first time planning and you only have two days to whip up an event that’s one for the books. Today we threw a surprise birthday shower for our friend, and albeit that limited amount of time we were given everything went as […]

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The problem with being nice

I had a rather thought-provoking conversation with my boyfriend yesterday. It started out as a casual conversation as we waited for a good seat at the coffee shop that very quickly escalated into a re-evaluation of my people skills and overall character. To brief you, my boyfriend is not exactly the good guy type. He’s […]

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