Can you feel it? (Turn up your stereo!)

I have a confession to make: ever since Twitter invaded my life, I’ve been too lazy to update the normal way. But rather than let this webspace go to waste1, here’s one big fat update coming up.

So since my last entry,

1. we’ve come out with a special issue of WE called Wedding Essentials Destinations.

WED 2007

It’s still the same, good ol’ WE but it’s a stand-alone issue that features dream wedding and honeymoon destinations in the Philippines: Baguio, Boracay, Batangas, Palawan, Tagaytay, Cebu, Tarlac, Quezon, Davao, and Cavite plus real destination weddings, fashion spreads and articles on planning out-of-town weddings. The magazine is available at all leading bookstores and mag stands for P200. Click here for a larger image of the cover.

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2. I opened my new shop, The Paper Basket2. Paper Basket sells pretty patterned notecards & journals, funky wall clocks and other cool gifts that are unique to the store.

The Paper Basket

Be sure to check back every once in a while because new items and designs are being added all the time! πŸ™‚

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3. Arn and I went to Singapore with his family and stayed there for a week.

Singapore 2007

More photos here.

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Leyende: The Story of Skin
My dear friend Neva is behind skin care line Leyende and she makes the decadent skin care products herself from organic and all-natural ingredients from all over the world. Isn’t that amazing? She’s a writer too so expect nothing but the most creative product names: No Rumple Silk Skin Butter, Smoothie Operator bath & shower creams, Kiss, Kiss, Balm, Balm Lip Balm, and many more. I personally use Smoothie Operator in “Norte” and Clean Slate Multitasker3 everyday and I’m addicted to them! They smell heavenly and they leave my skin soft and clean without the greasy feeling. I actually can’t wait to use them up so I can try the other scents and products. πŸ˜‰ For details on how to order, please visit the site.

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I’ve also been staying up late the past months watching all the seasons of Felicity4, episodes of Veronica Mars5, and Heroes <-- OMG did you watch the finale? Wasn't it awesome? "Call me Noah", woot! Leave a message to discuss if you like. πŸ™‚

  1. And yes, it’s been paid for til the end of the year.[ back]
  2. using some of the earnings from Poptastic. Cafepress is so very worth it, the shops actually pay for themselves[ back]
  3. Thank you dear Nev![ back]
  4. I’ve missed this show![ back]
  5. officially on it’s last season *sob*[ back]
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Riding around in a Volkswagen van, thinkin’ ’bout the people upside down in Japan

Japan 2007 collage

Halloo, Arn and I are back from a brief vacation in Japan1 with my family. This time we took a Shinkansen2 to the Kansai area so we were able to cover more ground compared to past visits.3
Spring had just sprung when we arrived over a week ago and we were lucky to have witnessed the once-a-year blooming of the beautiful Sakura during our stay. You can view some photos at the following albums: Kyoto / Kobe / Ueno Park / Ohanami in Ibaraki / Tokyo

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Please pardon the sporadic blog updates, but remember you can always IM me on Twitter and iLike. πŸ™‚

  1. Obviously we love the place, that’s why we keep going back. Add to that the fact that my Papa always invites us over and generously sponsors our trip. πŸ™‚[ back]
  2. aka Bullet Train. On a regular train, the ride from Tokyo to Kyoto will take 8 hours. Via shinkansen, it only took us 2 hours, tops![ back]
  3. Kyoto is actually special to me because we stayed for a month in Kyoto when I was 7 (photo here). [ back]
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I'm Cynthia Bauzon-Arre, a Filipino watercolor artist & graphic designer. I live in QC with my graphic novelist husband Arnold and our friendly marmalade tabby Abbas. This blog has been chronicling my life, likes, and loves since 2001. [ more ]

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