EVERYDAY: Breathtaking Sunset Beach Engagement Shoot


Stunning Photos featuring the glowing sunset in the background. ❤ We decided to hold our second enagagement shoot in Coron.

Coron, Palawan will always be special in our hearts. ❤ This is where my husband proposed. ❤ and this is the reason behind why we wanted another shoot in this beautiful place.

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That orange aura of the sky brings out something else, right? ❤

I’ll be posting some tips on what to wear, what to prepare and what to bring during your engagement shoot this week. ❤

 

MOVIE REVIEW: The Bone Collector


Imagine your life in the hands of a quadriplegic ex-cop.

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IMDB: A quadriplegic ex-homicide detective and his partner try to track down a serial killer who is terrorizing New York City.

This all out gruesome murder stemmed from an opinion that was wrongfully accepted by an individual. But this same individual ended up being in prison, and in verbatim, human toilet – which caused him to despise our dear old genius Rhyme.

One thing I also noticed — is how technologically advanced they were back then. I did not expect a computer that can already understand human instructions and a bed / slash computer system that does everything for rhyme in just 1 button.

My husband actually caught on the perpetrator at the beginning in which I replied, Nahhh. But turns out, he was right! Haha.

Overall movie is good without the book comparison. I haven’t read it. But yes, yes. This may be an old film but it is worth watching! ❤

LEARN: Pere Lachaise Cemetery


Where are the famous buried? 

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As you know, I recently finished the book Before Ever After and if you’ve read my Book Review, I also mentioned that there were a lot of pocket of information and Europe Exploration in the book. — And I happen to be curious about this specific cemetery in the book’s itinerary.

Pere Lachaise happens to be the largest cemetery in Paris measuring in 110 acres of land. It is not only famous for its size but people flock here because of the famous souls buried in this place. The Tour or the visit to Pere Lachaise is actually free but based from what I’ve read, there are a lot who are offering a walking tour. (like I said, largest and a lot of famous people)

Of the famous people are Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Peter and Heloise Abelard, Frederic Chopin and Moliere among others. Aside from these famous individuals, it is also home to about 300,000 to 1,000,000 bodies.

Now, I know. 😀 If you happen to be in Paris, will you be visiting Pere Lachaise? And who here has? Share your experience here. ❤

EVERYDAY: Engagement Shoot in the Mountains


8 months of being engaged, 5 months prior our wedding, we had our engagement shoot. ❤ We never really had a hard time coming up with our vision board for our prenup shoot. We both wanted bright, light and in nature.

A little Background: I initially wanted to hold our wedding reception in Villa Milagros in Rizal and our wedding ceremony in St. Benedict in Cavite which are cities A P A R T. So we had to change altogether. At first, we were thinking of holding our engagement shoot in Villa Milagros but we both really wanted to inject nature, a lot of sun, space and air. ❤

Our Engagement Shoot was held in Treasure Mountain in Tanay Rizal and in Grounds Resort, also in Tanay.

Sharing with you the amazing photos by Timoteo Photo. ❤

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Now here’s our second set.

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Our Third Set was shot in Grounds Resort. ❤

Thank you for letting me share with you photos from our engagement shoot. ❤ It was so much fun and tiring at the same time. ❤

I will be posting some tips on what to wear, what to prepare and what to bring this week. ❤

MOVIE REVIEW: The Fugitive


What would you do if you were being accused of killing your own spouse? 

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IMDB: Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal.

To be honest, I was interested in watching The Fugitive because I thought there will be some bad ass court scene. When you see Harrison Ford, you’d know in an instant there will be some action scenes. It’s in his face and character already, his persona.

For the first hour of the movie, I got fooled. All the while, I was thinking that there are still some good, honest people and loyal friends in the world — this, being Dr. Nichols. I was actually surprised because he seemed to be offering a helping hand genuinely. Little did I know, it was that bastard’s fault. Also, the movie — like any other mmovie with policce, crime scenes proved that NYPD, FBI or any police are the last ones at the scene, last ones to solve the crime. Dr. Kimble, persistent to get to the bottom of the truth, was able to solve the crime without the help of the police. Remember when the partner of Gerard said, ‘Does this guy ever quit?’. 😛 Haha.

It’s worth watching! Tommy Lee is my favorite in this movie. ❤

BOOK REVIEW: Before Ever After by Samantha Sotto


What would you do if you married an immortal? 

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GOODREADS: Three years after her husband Max’s death, Shelley feels no more adjusted to being a widow than she did that first terrible day. That is, until the doorbell rings. Standing on her front step is a young man who looks so much like Max, named Paolo. As outrageous as Paolo’s claims seem; how could her husband be alive? And if he is, why hasn’t he looked her up? Shelley desperately wants to know the truth.

I will not go into details because this book has so much surprises in the beginning, in the middle and a lot in the end. This book is out of this world and I’m not even exaggerating here. What I love about this book is that it has a lot of pocket of information about history and all sorts of everything! And when I mean history, it’s not even boring because it was recounted in a story telling way and that is the absolute secret. ❤ I love how the history is conveyed. Well that, and that Samantha Sotto transports you to Europe.

  • Nothing was lonelier than the limping beat of half a heart
  • It was exactly what she needed – a chance to postpone reality.
  • No one is inconsequential. We change at least one person’s life just by being born.
  • That scene: Whatever you see, Whatever you hear, do not move. You will grow up. You will grow old. And when you do, Remember me.
  • If we accept time for what it is, how it flows and how we flow with it, I doubt very much we would continue wasting loads of it by constantly checking our watches. Where we are now is a lifetime’s worth of steps have taken us.
  • How could coming home make things worse? You can’t return to a place that no longer exists.
  • Jonathan: When you get to be my age, you would hope that there wouldn’t be much left to cross off. Now, Afternoon tea, quiet walks, rainy mornings – nothing I haven’t done before, but everything I need to do now with my Rose as many times as I can, while I can. ❤ ❤ ❤
  • Life is a strong drink served in an extremely short and fragile shot glass.
  • Ghosts are the people who left invisible bruises on you – faces you tried your best to forget and believed you had. But it wasn’t the ghosts themselves that were scary. It was how they haunted you with old secrets.
  • Most mornings bring small miracles. They wash away shadows and chase away ghosts.

Definitely recommending this one. ❤

EVERYDAY: Bridal Shower (Family)


This is the only shower that I was completely aware of. 😛 I think hiding and the concept of surprise is not something my Mom considered. 😛 About 40 days before our wedding, my mom kept asking me of my weekend schedule because she wanted to plan my bridal shower. She was that blunt!! Haha.

Unfortunately, one of the unexpected things happened 15 days before my wedding. My Mom got Shingles! Shingles!!To be honest, I was worried for myself. Have I contracted Chickenpox when I was a kid? No. That’s exactly why I was extra cautious! I’ve seen my classmates before who had the illness, even my siblings. Thus, I know how the battle scars can never be removed and I was only days away!!

My Mom was very understanding. She was thinking of the wedding too but the bridal shower was near and we can’t ignore her sudden shingles. :/ I didn’t want to continue this because I know my mom won’t be there and I know that she was the one who planned everything together with my sister. :/ But she really wanted to throw me a send-off dinner.

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I’m in my staple wardrobe because obviously, it was no surprise. 😛 It was held in a small function room of Mama Lou’s in BF Paranaque. ❤ The room can hold around 15 – 20 people. They still had a table for my gifts and a table for the props and all.

The guests were a bit older than the usual guests during a bridal shower. Thus, the games that my sister planned were games that can be done on paper and while seated. There were: What’s in your bag? How well do you know the Groom and Bride? Guess who, Bride or Groom? Word Search, Bridal Bingo Card. My Mom and Sister also prepared some prizes. ❤ ❤

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I absolutely had the best dinner. ❤ Everything that they served was delicious! and mind you, this is the first ever cheesecake that resonated to me. RESONATED? Hahahaha. My husband is a huge fan of cheesecakes and we would normally order separate cakes but man! The Mango Cheesecake of Mama Lou’s is the bomb!

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After several games and our sumptuous dinner, time to unwrap what they prepared for me. ❤

Thank you Tita Grace & Tita Aileen for the Pillows. Thank you Ninang Irma for the set of Utensils. Thank you Ninang Baby for the Dish Rack, Thank you Tita Evelyn for the matching towels. Thank you Tita Karen and Tita Carol for the cash. 😛

Thank you Ate Ives for the All purpose Shelves. Thank you to my sister for the set of glasses. Thank you Rox for the Bowl Server. ❤

A special thank you to my sister who planned the games, prizes, decor and even hosted the whole night. Thank you Ate Ivy for co-hosting. Thank you Rox for helping decorate the place and thank you to my brother who drove me and dropped me off.

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Thank you everyone for spending your Saturday Evening with me, for participating in the games and for bringing a little something to help us start our married life. ❤ Thank you. ❤ ❤

THOUGHTS: 11 Instagram Accounts to follow if you love Interior Design


Let me first clear this beforehand: This is in no way, a paid Ad. This is me, trying to justify why I spend hours on this platform. 😛 Maybe it’s because I’m practically aging or that we are in the middle of renovating our home. ❤

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These are the accounts I draw inspiration from!

  • COSIEST HOME

That very simple bedroom is just so relaxing! No clutter. 😀 and so refreshing to have that black glass panel as a divider in the bathroom. Last but not the least, a swing as a whole living room? Why not?

  • CRUMBS HOME

That arc and that hallway!! You know how sometimes double decks are such a turn off because it looks so bad? Well, not anymore! black and gold works well. ❤ I also love the last picture with that black glass panel ending the hallway.

  • PERFECT HOMES

Notice the painting on the wall. It’s so refreshing! It’s abstract and with light and lovely colors. I also like that the account also features an office corner which I absolutely love — white & gold. The last picture also suggests a good way of designing a wall! — a map you can tick off of all your travels.

  • BOHEMIAN DECORS

If you’re more of a Boho Chic favoring colors and plants and flowers, follow this account! I especially love the middle picture. Look at that corner! I can picture myself having a nap or reading a book. ❤

  • COZY HOME SHOTS

White and Rattan always looks pleasing!! And look at that little swing in the middle of the living room. ❤ It’s nice peace of quiet where I can read a book. I also love the little corner in the middle picture. The black mirror accentuated the whole wall. ❤

  • MY DOMAINE

I can almost breathe the air on that first photo! That heigh ceiling is such a turn-on!! And that Airbnb? WOWWWWW. It’s like experiencing on a whole new level of cave house! This may probably be my favorite account of all. Not only are they featuring home designs but a lot of very different homes!!

  • BEFORE AFTER DESIGN

I love the concept of Before & After Design. It kind of gives me hope that no matter what the status of an area is, it can be revived to something beautiful. ❤ It also gives an idea because it gives a clear picture of how it was before.

  • NEST FEELS

Who wouldn’t love that view? And there’s so much SPACE. ❤ And I think you’ve noticed by now how I’m attracted to that black glass panel. Imagine that leading to some backyard grill.

  • HOUSE CREATIVE

I can imagine myself having an early dinner while watching that sunset! It’s like living on the beach!!!

  • MY MITZI

I’m drawn to anything white and bright. ❤

  • FRESH COAST FLIPS

Another before and after account where you can gather different ideas on what to do with your own home. ❤

Again, this is not a paid ad. This is me, simply appreciating the accounts that’s been keeping me company this pandemic. Check them out. ❤

THOUGHTS: Buffer Time according to Linkedin’s CEO


During this quarantine, I have so much ‘me time’. But I also want to be productive so what I try to do most days, I check my emails and try to edit vlogs I can upload on youtube or write posts here or just read a book. For me, that’s me time.

But then, while I was checking my email this morning, I stumbled upon this article from INC where I have a subscription from.  The article read: . LinkedIn’s CEO Just Shared the Best Work at Home Advice You’ll Read Today. Of course, I had to click. What is the BEST Advice when WFH? right? It’s been more than a month of WFH. What could be new?

BUFFER TIME! 

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According to the CEO of Linkedin, Jeff Weiner – we all need to allot a buffer time to be able to maximize our days and not be overwhelmed with anxiety and for the benefit of our mental health. Furthermore, in his post in Linkedin, he further emphasized that Buffer Time does not only mean from work. It also means from everyone and everything else that’s been keeping us busy such as caring for babies, doing household chores, or simply paying off our bills.

Buffer Time is simply taking a breather and just relaxing. Don’t feel guilty as it will not only do you good but everyone else around you.

 A 10 minute walk, a 5 minute yoga or a meditation. Be strict with your buffer time. Schedule it and do not compromise.

BOOK REVIEW: Maybe Now by Colleen Hoover


GOODREADS: What is more important? Friendship, loyalty or love?
Colleen Hoover and Griffin Peterson collaborate once again to bring fans of Maybe Someday back into the musical world of Ridge and Sydney.
And Maggie.
And Warren and Bridgette.

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This should be read after Maybe Someday and Maybe Not. I loved love love Maybe Someday although I did not particularly like Maybe Not.

Now, this book Maybe Now did not resonate to me so much. Maybe because I expected more romance (just like Maybe Someday) and other might argue that this book is very cheesy. But in my opinion, the book focuses more on the importance of loyalty, kindness, understanding and friendships.

Although it lacked romance for me, I still applaud the character of Sydney. To be honest, I don’t think I will ever have the decency and maturity to allow my boyfriend take care of his ex girlfriend – in ANY scenario. I don’t care if it seems immature, but no – I won’t allow it.

But I do liked that I get to follow through the story of Ridge and Sydney and how they overcome their history of emotional cheating and communication barrier. And just like Warren and Bridgette, we also see them in this book, following Maybe Not and how their very sexual relationship progress to something more meaningful and ending up in marriage. ❤

This book is more focused on Maggie and her story revolving on her bucket list, her sickness and her new love interest – Jake. And by the way? I love Justice! What a witty, straight forward kid. Haha.

  • People need to put themselves first sometimes. If you aren’t living your best life for yourself, you can’t be your best self for those in your life.
  • Even if the rest of our lives were predictable, I’d never get tired of you. You make routine something I look forward too.
  • But sometimes the wrong thing is the right thing.
  • I forgot how stupefying attraction can be.
  • Sometimes caring about someone means saying things you don’t want to say, but that need to be said.
  • We shouldn’t revolve our lives around their possible endings. We should revolve our lives around the experiences that lead to the endings.
  • No one is the best version of themselves all the time.
  • The Brain and Heart Theory – how they are both detrimental to each other.
  • As a father, I’ve learned to take what I can get while I an get it, because none of the phases a child goes through last forever.
  • It’s the small things people do for others that define the largest parts of them.
  • PROPOSAL: just say WHEN. — When.
  • Our Maybe Someday just became our Absolutely Forever.

THOUGHTS: 25 Things you can do this Quarantine


How are you all doing so far? It’s a very difficult and sad time for everyone. I, for one am  the type of person who wants to be out and about. I don’t really like staying at home and doing nothing for a LONG time. But what can we do? We can only make the best out of the situation that we are placed in.

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Here are some things you can do while in isolation:

READ A BOOK. I’m obviously a book freak and I’ll grab a book every chance I get. Let a book transport you wherever you choose to be. Paris? Narnia? Magical World? Sci Fi? Books got you covered.

WORKOUT. Admittedly, I’m new to this. I used to be so lazy but this quarantine is making me gain pounds I don’t even want. 😛 Get your ass up! Time to get that abs and that toned body we always include in our New Year’s Resolution. You have all the time now. No excuses.

VIDEOCALL with YOUR FRIENDS. I’m included in the population who would normally ignore your call. 😛 I’d rather much text. It’s the introvert in me. But a videocall with your friends is a good way to instill something special in your mundane day. Reach out to your friends and find out how they’re doing too.

CLEAN YOUR MAKE UP BRUSHES. Who here is guilty like I am? It’s been months since I last cleaned my brushes. It’s important. You might be wandering why you’re having breakouts? It may be because the brushes you are using are not clean!

SPRING CLEANING. I love cleaning my closet! No matter how often I do this, there seems to be some clothes that I can donate, things I need to let go of or shoes and bags that I no longer use that I can throw or sell. Lessen your clutter.

COMPLETE A BINGO CHALLENGE. Who here has been seeing different kinds of Bingo in Instagram? Do you enjoy ticking the boxes? Join in the fun or make one yourself!

TRY OUT INSTAGRAM EFFECTS. Why not explore the different things you can do in Instagram aside from posting your heavily curated pictures. Try different effects such as Guess the Gibberish or Who’s more likely to? It’s fun.

DO A TIKTOK CHALLENGE. Come on! Don’t preserve your dignity. I know you have a Tiktok Account. Try the dance challenges or imitate a prank or create a duet with your friends. It’s fun way to bond with them digitally!  I know I did. 😛

LISTEN TO A PODCAST. I discovered a number of podcasts I know listen. I’m planning on listening to them even after quarantine. It’s a good way to be productive while you’re on your way home or while strolling in the mall. Do you have favorite accounts that you listen to? Let me know!

ARRANGE YOUR BOOKSHELF. I’m guilty. My bookshelf used to be a place for my charger, notebooks, pens, camera and all sorts of things. I fixed it up and let me tell you, it’s a breather looking at it now, arranged in colors and in height. 😀

CUT YOUR HAIR. This is not new to me. I have been cutting my hair for the longest time. Try it! You have all the time in the world to regret your decision. 😛 and spare time to grow your hair back. Haha Time to experiment! Too bad my husband doesn’t trust me enough to let me cut his hair.

GROOM YOUR PET. There may be a few or no pet salons that are open now. Why not trying to it yourself? It will save you a couple of bucks not going to a salon when everything normalizes. Right?

FINISH A SERIES. Been meaning to binge watch something your office mate mentioned? Now is the time. Can’t sleep? Watch! Add some popcorn or chips. Our Marathon food is Ruffles Sour Cream & Cheddar with some Maltesers and Wine. How about you?

SLEEP. Feeling tired all the time when you had to go to work? Hibernate. No one to tell you otherwise. Practice sleeping early or getting enough sleep at the very least.

DRINK COFFEE. Or whatever it is you crave. Are you a Milk Tea Addict? try to learn making one. or whip your own healthy shake all health buffs are doing.

BE A PLANT MAMA. Try to insert some greens in your home. Personally, I don’t like the smell of soil, especially when wet. So I don’t really plan on being a plant mama. But you might want to try? whatever works with you.

START PLANTING. If you don’t want a regular plant. Why not some vegetables. Grow your own market. Plant some tomatoes or potato and save your money next time you go for some grocery.

PLAY WITH YOUR PET. They miss you on an everyday basis. You now know how it feels being stuck at home. You know how your pets feel. Play with them. You are their world. Spend time with them and even include them in your tiktok videos. 😛

BOND WITH YOUR LOVED ONES. No matter who you’re stuck with this quarantine, appreciate their company. May it be your office mate, parents, siblings or cousins, spend time with them. Don’t keep to yourself.

PLAY SOME BOARD GAMES OR CARDS. There’s no better time to bring out those board games or learn a new card game. Practice your skills! Maybe next time, you’ll win. 😛 Haha

JOIN A WEBINAR. Companies and Organizations are a lot kinder these days. A lot of people are hosting FREE Webinars now. Yes, FREE. Take advantage and learn a thing or two this lockdown.

CLEAN YOUR PHONE. Delete all the screenshots thats been eating your memory! Arrange your apps. Compile it in one box or delete the ones you’re not using. Transfer your files and create a back up for the thousands of photos you’ve been keeping.

ENROLL IN AN ONLINE COURSE. There are free courses now! If not, most of them are discounted. There is no time ever wasted when spent learning something new. Enroll now.

PRAY. It may be the most effective way. You may never had the time to pray a novena? Now’s the time. Not the type to pray a Novena? Talk to him! It doesn’t have to be a formal prayer. Just talk to him. He listens, anywhere and anytime of the day.

START YOUR OWN BLOG. It keeps me productive. It also serves as my outlet for my thoughts. You can do anything with it. It’s yours. And if this is not your thing, be supportive! Like my post, subscribe to my blog or leave a comment. 😛

 

What is your new normal and How are you doing so far? What are your learning and What new habits and skills did you start? Let me know and let’s start a conversation. 

MOVIE REVIEW: The Intruder


IMDB: A young married couple buys a beautiful house on several acres of land, only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

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It is truly a beautiful house with a very large acre of garden, outdoor and nature. and shoot, it’s in the middle of nowhere!! I love how both of the couple seemed to be in love, deciding to buy a house and start a beautiful family. The dining area is nice. ❤ and one scary painting!

I hated how Annie was so naive! Maybe she’s just being friendly or trying to fit in the new neighborhood but damn it woman! Listen to your husband. Mike is creepy! He’s in your freaking house all the time. And that doesn’t surprise you? And are you not scared that he was gardening your lawn? Geez. And Mike? Such a pervert!

The movie is your typical thriller where the naive woman needs to be saved by a man because she was deceived by a helpful man. It’s pretty predictable in a sense. I wouldn’t watch it again but if you want to watch it, it’s not a complete waste of time.

EVERYDAY: Bridal Shower (Office)


Okay, I think by now I can say that my husband is very manipulative and a very good liar. NOT. 😛 I sensed this one! — but mostly because I know my office mates. They are a sucker for showers like this, may it be a bridal shower or a baby shower. Plus, I’ve been there. I have been part of the planning group. So yep, guessed this one alright!

To get you in perspective, you have to know that my Wedding was scheduled last November 24 and the Shower happened the Friday, two weeks prior.

First, my colleagues and I already picked the date for our Christmas Party so to get that out of my hair (buying the gift and all), I told them that we needed to pick our Santa Babies already and I need the wish list pronto! (But all of them were saying to delay it by the said Friday – and they were pretty insistent, if I may say). – so that was Hunch 1. Two, one of my office mates were collecting money. For what? Hunch 2.  Three, one of hubby’s office mates asked me to bring him to a condominium for his surprise bachelor’s party. (to the same condominium my office mates were talking about for our Christmas Party!) Hunch 3. And to test the waters a bit, I kept dropping hints that I wanted to go home that Friday because I was feeling a bit beat up due to all the wedding preparations. And the event planner in our group is obviously quite pissed. Hunch 4. HAHA.

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Everyone from all sorts of division is here! The night is filled with some dancing, games and a lot of drinking! We started at 8 in the evening so everyone was pretty famished by this time. We ate some good ol’ pasta, chicken, pizza and cake.

First game? No other than the famous Make your own wedding gown using tissue! I know, Sorry Mother Earth for wasting so many tissue. They were supposed to guess which gown I would wear but they both guessed wrong. One of them was off shoulder, and the other, a tube. The team who won was the closest to my neckline.

Mind you, I’m also part of the games. The second and third game was a bit lewd. Teams were divided into two and the two guys will be seating in the chairs with bananas in the middle of their legs and the other group mates will have to finish / eat the banana without using their hands. The other game was the guys will be holding a balloon pump in between their legs and the ladies will have to pump a balloon and pump until the balloon pops. I’m part of the winning team, if you may ask. 😛

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Of course, there’s pin the dick with my husband’s face on it. There’s a twist of we will be shouting Hot or Cold. Hot if the player is already near while Cold if the player is moving farther away. But the technique is? If the player is moving towards the right direction, SHOUT COLD! Haha. We were so tired from all the laughing when our eldest colleague ended up pinning the dick in a WHOLE DIFFERENT ROOM. Hahaha.

After 5 games, we were pretty pretty exhausted from all the laughing. We took a bunch of pictures and a second round of dinner. 😛

Let the party begin! Like I said, a whole lot of drinking.

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Thanks to alcohol, I discovered I’m pretty good with cups! Hahaha. There were different levels of tossing the cups and I managed fairly better than the rest. ❤ Hahaha.

I’ll be editing videos from this night. It was so fun! I’ll share them with you once I’m done. ❤ Usually, they are uptight but this night, everyone was out of it. Everyone was dancing and hammered. I had so much fun! Thank youuuuu, guys!

Any memorable experiences from your Bridal Shower Party? Share them with me. ❤ I would love to hear them.

 

MOVIE REVIEW: The Glass House


IMDB: An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren’t the caring friends they seemed to be.

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Are you also picturing Never been Kissed? I know I do. Haha. First off, the House? Amazing! And before we discuss all the suspense and thrill, it’s just so sad how their parents died especially for Ruby. Aside from the death of her parents, I think her guilt is eating her up. (While she was out sneaking out at night, her parents had a car accident). I don’t know. Parents really have a soft spot in me.

There was a point in the movie where I fear for Ruby getting raped with the very revealing swimsuit and the constant staring and stalking. Overall, it’s nice to see how Ruby grows from a rebel kid to someone who is looking out for his brother.

There’s no real and actual horror or terror in the film but I enjoyed watching this somehow suspense movie. I’m actually hoping that they turn out okay, being on their own from now on.

BOOK REVIEW: Unwritten Letters to You by T.B Laberge


GOODREADS: Unwritten Letters to You is a collection of writings ranging from heartbreak to longing for love. Within each page comes the words that are often so hard to speak, and with each chapter you will find that blood can be turned to ink.

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WOW. JUST WOW. Everything you may have been feeling? It’s in here. I am happily married but I can also easily relate to the words of a person who has been left behind, cheated on or in the personality of someone who is searching for a person to love.

  • I’m still looking for that smile, that wink, or maybe it’ll just be a sigh that will set my world on fire. Whatever it is, I’m still looking for it.
  • I fear that I will love someone that will always be the wind to my sails, pushing me on but never staying.
  • What if? What if my love and desire for you broke through the doubts that cling to me? What if I chose to love you even in the prospect of the unknown?
  • I wanted to be a forever, but I was only a moment.
  • You were alive before they came around, so don’t let them stop you from living again. Just because they didn’t want you doesn’t mean you are unwanted. Just because they didn’t want forever with you, doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a forever. Just because love wasn’t written for you both doesn’t mean your life is written with any less love.
  • You are more than the marks left on your soul, more than the tears of a broken heart, you are a soul that is eternal.
  • You must not reduce yourself to a puddle just because the person you like is afraid to swim and you are a fierce sea to them. Because there will be someone who was born with love of the waves within their blood, and they will look at you with fear and respect.
  • Love is saying I do, even when you feel like you don’t.
  • If you are happy, then I’m happy. If you’re sad, then I’m sad. Because it’s not about whether or not I fix you. It’s about me, being here and sharing the weight of these moments with you. I fight beside you, because that is love. It’s sharing the struggles, the joys and love we have. It’s about walking this life together and I want you there for as long as possible.

Damn, is he good with words! You can feel the passion, love, longing and sadness with every word he’s written. A must read!