Tag Archives: Personal

A Letter to My 26-Year-Old Self

Dear Smarla, Life isn’t black and white. In fact, I’ve come to realize that there are A LOT of gray areas and that you will run into them quite a lot. I know you have this idea of yourself, this ideal self that you want to actualize so badly, but don’t be too hard on […]

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

Obviously this is a self-conceited post, like a true millennial. So yes, if you are looking for a food post, no this is not it. I will write about Mr. Graham soon though so watch out for that. =) Anyway, I was 22 when I started this blog on Blogspot and now, holy cow, I’m […]

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The Quarter Life and Reflections in Some Coffee Shop

Warning: Contains Smarla’s thoughts on turning 25. High probability for cheesiness.

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The Christmas Baker & Blogger Behind Everyday Sweet Notes

This Blogger turns into a Christmas Baker for two weeks.

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Congee Makes Me Cry

No, it’s not tear-jerkingly spicy. It’s your everyday congee but it somehow manages to make me cry.

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The Life Jolting Two Weeks of My Life: Getting Older & Moving Forward

Ever since I graduated from college, it seems like my life suddenly shifted to hyperdrive mode. With less milestones to look forward to such as midterm exams, final exams and sem breaks, days simply fade into each other and months quickly pass me by. I’m honestly in shock whenever it’s Christmas time and I start […]

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Two for Taft: Running for a Cause

I’m not sporty at all but this was worth the run.

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Gary Valenciano, even after several years, you still make me giddy :)

So far, Gary Valenciano is the only guy who can make me feel giddy every single time – even after seven years. 

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