Something in Between |Book Review

  
This novel is to die for! K, How many times did i say that in every book review i do? But when i tell you that that just means im dead serious. 

I probably have hundred times “Kilig” moments while reading this book. The way the Filipino life living in a different side of the world being portrayed in the story is just exactly how it is. As soon as i made myself immerge in the story it was then easy for me to put myself into the story. It explains so much about how immigrants live life in other country, not just Filipinos but also other ethnicities. And also, you don’t know how many times i said to myself while reading the book “thats exactly what Filipinos does!!” Its just too overwhleming and it made me happy.

The Love Story. Its perfect! I was in the middle of the story and i picture out myself doing a book review and i just cant wait to post blog entry about it, most especially on the Romance part. It’s Perfect!!! Its also satisfying in a way that you wouldn’t expect!! 👌👌  Also, i love how she puts uotes about immigrants in every chapters, it makes me feel inspired. The quote that i loved in one of the chapters is from Barack Obama…

  

  
PLEASE READ IT!!! 
Xoxo
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My Story |Marilyn Monroe

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just like the other books that I have reviewed, I don’t know what to say about this book. Speechless if I may to describe it but its the truth. I have come to meet the true beauty of her personality. what this book had offered me was the actual Norma Jean and not Marilyn Monroe. I have met her, I have been with her, I feel like I was floating back to her time when everybody doesn’t want her and I was there the whole time, listening to her. how can somebody neglect a person as precious as her??  she may be a sex symbol but she never easily gave in herself to the boys whose after her. some would just look at her and ask her to marry them, but instead of blushing, she made her thinking abilities work. she’s the top people I look up to, she inspires me. what the magazines exposed is nothing compared to what Marilyn Monroe have actually written. it’s a glimpse of her life on the way to the top. and I can’t help to say that I was there because that’s how it feels like.

the only thing that I never liked about this Book is that the last written sentence which is, “this is where the manuscript ended when Marilyn handed it to me” -Greene

 

How does Blogging changed my Life?

hnfg.pngThey said, to be happy, it means so much effort and so much struggles, I didn’t. it only took me a Laptop and a Random thought to have it. I am happy by writing articles, I am glad that I get a lot of attention and criticizes about it. I know some part of me changed for better since I’ve decided to join Blogging, there may be Up’s and Down’s but everything is like a package deal already, it comes with everything. I have been doing Reviews almost every single movie that I watch and every single book that I read, and I never get tired of it, I like doing it and for me it is Pure Happiness.

MATURITY. I didn’t expect to get this trait thru writing articles. Everyday, you get to think single thing in life and you get the idea of writing about it, it’s not that simple, you have to be careful of your words that you use because you might hurt other people, you should not seek false statements, therefore you need proof, and also, stand to whatever you believe in. Maturity takes time to gain, so does Respect.

RESPONSIBILITY. when you are a blogger, whether you’re a professional or not, you still get responsibility. first of all, the Time Management. you always have to set up dates on when you are releasing the article, in my case, I have been trying to do it everyday, but with my other job, it wont work, so I have to think of something else that I know would work, and that is to do it every other day. it is you’re responsibility to check your stats, your analytics, and the medias that are associated to your blog.

THINK…A LOT. when you do Blogging, you always have to think straight about your topic, Everyday! and when I say topic, you have to think of something that would make sense, that is also to attract more readers. when I wasn’t blogging before, the only time I could think like this is during the exams week but now, I get to be responsible so I have to think about the articles every now and then or else i’ll lose the idea means I lose another article. you got to have your brain moving.

FRIENDS. personally, I would say this is the best part. yes, you get to meet friends. if you click the “discover” part, and type in anything that interests you, it’ll bring you to the articles that has been written around the world, and ofcourse you can talk to the admin (well it depends if they’d respond, most of the time they do). you get to know each other, and you get to share each others ideas, you never know, it might be a start for collaboration.

This are all based on experience, I am talking about how far have I gone since May 2013, the day I first sign up in wordpress. I would say it is so far so good. I enjoy the company that my followers gives to me, the support and the trust. I have learned so much, a bunch actually in just a span of 3 years, it is a pretty much a long years to think about but it seems like it was just last year when I had this blog.

xoxo

Kitchen Confessions | Upgrading the Blog

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Happy 235 Followers to the Blog! its been clean 3 years since I’ve joined the blogging site and i have never regretted that i joined the industry. it is just a little number to some who already have thousands of followers but i don’t care i celebrate little things, just enough to say Thank You to the Bloggers who have followed me as well. Thank You for staying and being Loyal even though i haven’t posted anything for the last 4 months, there are just so much stuff happening into my life and that i lost my balance. but im back! and i have realized its worth, so i decided to do Blogging Full Time!!!

so just like the title of this blog, i have decided on the very deepest of me (I have been thinking about this for weeks now!) that i am doing blogging full time and that the upgrading will happen when i reach 250 Followers!! so i am asking a little help from you guys to spread the news to atleast 15 people to follow my blog! lol. im just kidding, but it would be nice if you do *wink*.

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN THE BLOG UPGRADES??

there are lots of plans and ideas happening right now, but i am not gonna tell you about it yet, for the mean time lets just say i am having a HUGE GIVEAWAY to my lucky Bookworm Followers out there! i still have to deal with the planning tho because as you guys know, i am moving out of the apartment and moving into a new house. so once i got all my stuffs settled in, expect for a lot of Blogs, i mean, everyday blogs, and it is safe for me to tell you to WAIT FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF GIVEAWAY…soon!

xoxo

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Camping Survival with the Filipinos

Filipinos are most definitely one of the happiest people existed in this world. we don’t sweat over small things. no matter how hard it is, we can still do things with a smile. lots of foreign people loves to go to the Philippines to explore, some Loves Filipino Foods, some Loves the Tradition, and some, just loves going back and forth in the country. there are Lots of Us around the World, seriously talking, wherever you go, there will always be Filipinos, even in the most remote town, you can find some. But have you ever been camping with a tribe of Filipinos?? Nope? i’ll take you.

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FOODS AND PICTURE TAKINGS…

if you love Filipino foods, I would recommend to you to go camping with the tribe. when we go camping for 3 days, we make sure that we bring food good for 7 days and if we go camping all together, we share each others food. like if you have dried meat, or uncooked chicken, or meat or pork, all you gotta do is say “hey, I have some uncooked but marinated meat at the back of my truck, I wonder what to do with it.?” believe me, 100%, Filipinos will always find a way to cook it even in the middle of the forest well that’s because we bring our own Pot and Pan, so you wont get hungry when you’re with us. and ofcourse! once to food are cooked, and everybody have put on the long table all the food they have cooked that we are going to share, we can’t miss a photo of it, so it’ll take another 30 minutes before everything gets done and then we can eat. it is fun, until you’re stomach is growling because it always has to have atleast 100 snaps of photos before you can start munching.

GAMES…

during our past time while on camping, we really don’t do anything but sleep and just talk outside or by the lake. but in our tribe, we play volleyball and basketball and many other more. we believe that camping is the right time to finally interact each other not through cellphone or any messengers, but personal interacting this time. so to spend a lot of time having fun, playing games just like the old days is a good idea.

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UP ALL NIGHT WITH MUSIC…

who sleeps during camping?? NOBODY. maybe when you’re a little bit older, but to some others, if you have a cold beer and a guitar, that’s enough stuff to keep you awake throughout the entire time and it is also fun!! like seriously, who doesn’t like music at night with beer?? its just that this time, its Live and without auto tune. much better.

LOUD AND FUN…

YEAP. if we decided to stay up all night, with music and cold beer, in the front of a hot campfire, do you expect us to be quiet?? ‘course not!!! who does that??! Filipinos never shut up, especially when everybody’s having a good time, and that’s a fact. we just love talking and laughing so much, even during midnight until sunrise. Other Filipino Campers that are already sleeping usually doesn’t mind, they understand, we came there to have fun, not to just sleep and eat and sleep and eat. being loud is not a sin, being aggressive is.

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MEMORIES…

by the end of the day, by the end of everything, everybody may go, everything may disappear, but there will always be one thing that will stay, and that is memories. I’ve been loving to go camping with my Filipino Fambam (which consists of 100 probably.) because it just never fails to make me happy, all the time, there will always be something funny. some Filipinos in my town doesn’t really like going camping, but they still go there for a visit, which is still fun cos then they bring supper for us, so that’s extra foods. yum yum! Memories will stay forever as it is, nothing will change, people may, but not a single sheet of memory. that’s why I like sharing it to others, so that if one day, when im Old, and won’t be able to remember any of this, atleast I can have someone to tell me that “hey, you were once a pain in the butt butt when you were young…” a good laugh indeed!

KEEP SMILING! xoxo

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Conjuring 2 (hoax??)|Movie Review

this is probably one of the movie review that I’d be doing without any featured picture. it’s crazy how this movie just makes you feel knocked. I don’t want to put any picture mainly because it is too scary to stare at and I won’t be able to write anything If I do so, and also just because of the reason that it scares me is enough. and yes, that’s the impact of this movie to me.

First of all, I just wanted to say Congratulations to the Director who never fails to amaze his viewers, James Wan, damn, you are so talented and smart I didn’t even know how you do it. it has been 2 days now since I’ve watched the movie and still the chills are still there. the story itself is definitely different, If they didn’t tell you that it is based on true events, I wouldn’t even think that it happens in real life. truly there will always be different stories and different labels.

CONJURING 1 or 2??

In terms of the story, the way it was being told, and the way it was being acted, I would go with Conjuring 2. the kid played as Janet, she was different, she is something beyond talented. like how can you explain to her that her character is this, and its paranormal, and its true story and that’s how it supposed to be and she got it like it is the actual thing happened? she’s only a kid! but don’t get me wrong, I love Conjuring 1. my mom likes it better, and the story is unique, it has this twisted story and bringing you back in 1800’s and I like those kinds. Making your viewers think is the perfect kind.

if you haven’t watched this movie yet, it is a must. I don’t know how you were able to sleep at night thinking you haven’t watch it yet, then after you watched it you wonder what in the world were you thinking because now that you have watched it, you couldn’t sleep because you’re too scared. oh damn. its just that they are good and they are definitely a must-seen real stories.

Solo at 21

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21 is the age when people at their 40’s tell you that you are still too young and kids aged 10’s think you are old enough. We are in between, in the middle, sandwiched by age, and we usually don’t mind because that age is when we should go set our goals and be prepared for tomorrow. But nobody cares. they just whip their hairs back and forth as if what happens today doesn’t affect the Future.

21 is being legal to anywhere in this world, but we can’t afford to go for a trip. we can only afford a few drinks in a local pub and seeing the same faces from last night. Some people my age are having fun getting drunk and not thinking of what to have tomorrow, instead thinking about only today. I don’t. I am different. I think of today and tomorrow, I sometimes take a last peek of yesterday just to make sure that whatever bad I did wont happen again today or tomorrow or the day after that. I think extra something. I work harder than a usual 21-year-old, thinking that it would spare me from alcoholism and negative side of the generation. I was being invited into several house parties and beach parties but I’ve only chosen few to go to, i refused to come in most of them, simply because I never want to just drink and act like im having fun when im actually not.

People my Age doesn’t know how to have fun without drinking. can’t we just talk and laugh without getting sober? they don’t like guitar playing by the fire because loud wireless speakers are now on trend, they think its better that way, it’s terrible. if I’d say yes to the majority of the invitations, I would lose my mind. I am on old-groovy type of person, I don’t think trends today make any sense. I’d rather party with people 20 years older than me because they talk interesting stuff about life, not about their cat who dwelled with their neighbour’s massive dog one sunny afternoon, who cares?

at 21, some ladies are already being in love, and being crazy, hearts wounded, eyes drowned with tears and feelings of glee, some of them are torn and some of them are loved, but usually with the wrong ones. some have babies already, they don’t know what they got themselves into. some are searching for love, online, and how will you know they’re the right one? through the lies they wrote in their profile which you believed in this world full of hoaxs and fake accounts. why can’t we be classic? why can’t we do the things from the 50’s? this generation is too fucked up that reading a book in public feels like a shame, but reading it from your iPad is totally a better thing.

i don’t understand why. i couldn’t even explain it. where is the future leading us to? it is too scary to grow in this generation. is that why most of them just chose to be 21 and act like 15?  it is a blurry situation, vaguely and out of control. if you are turning 21, do whatever you want, be free. But just like the Greek Mythology said, “Be Wise, Not Bold…”