This Week’s Snaps // 31st Week of 2016

Hello guys! It’s the weekend once again and also the last Saturday of July!! 😱 And after this Sunday, here comes August and the “ber” months and Christmas and New Year! Aah! Time flies so fast.

Anyway, I thought I’d share some photos I took this week. (Segues)😂

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Stacked Bubble Braid

Few days ago, I saw a hairstyle tutorial and decided to recreate it on my niece’s hair this morning before she went to school. It’s easy to do and not time-consuming. But it was a little tricky to put an accent braid on top of her head because her hair was still wet. Nevertheless, she’s happy with the result. 🙂

Here’s the tutorial:

Iyah’s 7th Birthday 


Last July 6th,my niece celebrated her 7th birthday. It was a Wednesday and, fortunately, it was a holiday so we were able to give her a party and invited her friends to celebrate it with her. 

She’s very happy and we’re happy for her, too. I think what it made more special, though, was that she finally met her half-sister for the first time. 🙂

And here’s a video that my boyfriend made, a compilation of Iyah’s photos since she was a baby. 🙂

Links I Love: Blog-Related

Two years later, I still want to learn tips and tricks about blogging. Still want to tell myself that it’s good to blog and to have my own blog.Also, that I still want to reach more readership.

One afternoon, I found myself reading a lot of articles related to blogging and I compiled them to this post to share to you all. Learn a thing or two! 🙂

🔹 15 Places to Promote Your Blog Posts (click here

🔹 Is Blogging Dead? Here’s Why You Should (Still) Blog (click here

🔹 6 Easy Ways To Make Your Blog Pretty (click here

🔹 How To Add Graphics + Text To Your Photos (click here

🔹 Tips For Your About Page (click here

🔹 101+ Popular Blog Titles Templates That Work (Just Fill In The Blanks!)  (click here

🔹 How To Use Instagram As A MicroBlogging Platform (click here

🔹 The Ultimate Blog Post Checklist (Free Printable!)  (click here

🔹 The Most Epic MailChimp Tutorial Ever! (click here

🔹 How To Choose the Best Fonts for Your Blog and Graphics (click here

Happy to share all these links with you all! 🙂

Reading Update June 2016


For the month of June, I was able to read these four novels;

1. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes – you may read my thoughts about this book here

2. Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks – A quick read with just over 200+ pages and one can possibly finish reading it in one sitting. Aside from the tragic love story, which is a typical N. S. novel, this book wants to pass on encouragement to people who undergo grief. Life must go on, as what they said, especially when you’re a parent and still have a small child that needs you.Read More »