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Boxer shorts for V-Day

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What’s your idea of a perfect gift?  For me it’s time.  Time you spend with your loved ones, time you give to your friends, time you spend making homemade or handmade items to give to people you cherish the most … Continue reading

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Bibingka

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Bibingka or rice cake is another Filipino delicacy that I can gobble in a heartbeat.  It’s strange how I don’t really like rice much but when it’s turned as an ingredient for a cake I dig it like no other. … Continue reading

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Gathered skirt

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Thank goodness January is over.  I may sound such an ingrate saying that but the first month of the year is always a tough one to deal with for me.  It’s like having one foot out of the door ready … Continue reading

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Laurel by Colette

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I’ve always loved shift dresses.  They remind me of an era when women were elegantly dressed even when they just had to go for coffee across the street.  Think Audrey Hepburn or Jackie Onassis, two ladies who never seemed to … Continue reading

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Chlebičky

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I’m writing this after spending the whole day lazing around in my pajamas.  The hectic time of wrapping and unwrapping presents, baking cookies, cooking meals and going to parties left and right, is over.  It’s time to enjoy the weekend … Continue reading

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First snowfall

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You’d think that after almost ten years living in the Czech Republic I would already be immune to snow and its charm but no, I’m still like a kid who would wait  and wait some more for the first snowfall … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Medvědí pracky

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In the Czech Republic, most people – ok, maybe even everyone – would get crazy baking cookies at Christmastime as if they were all on a mission to feed the world.  As of this writing, my mother in law has … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Prague

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Da Emanuel As part of my birthday weekend, my husband took me to Da Emanuel yesterday for lunch. It’s an Italian restaurant owned by Czech celebrity chef Emanuel Ridi.  Apparently, my mother in law watches his TV show which made … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Vanilkové Rohlíčky

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So it will be Christmas soon again.  My husband and I started our Christmas baking early this year.  Unlike each year before when we always started with Linzer cookies, this time our first batch is called Vanilkové Rohlíčky which roughly … Continue reading

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House of U

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House of U is a small business based in Cebu, Philippines that my sister and I started just a few months ago.  We sell brand new and pre-loved clothing at an affordable price, giving styling service for free.  It’s like … Continue reading

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