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Blissmakerie - About

When I launched Make it Blissful in late 2013-early 2014, I was launching a new kind of blog community. Blogging has opened up so many doors for me, and I have found it to be so much more than just a platform to share lifestyle, products, services and reviews. When I began writing about the idea of  "blissful blogging" and using this platform to launch one's ... Continue Reading

Things I need to buy for our home, currently

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I’ve got a long checklist of things that I need to “project” this year with our home. I mean that in an active sense, because I need to take each part of the house one by one and find ways to improve it. After reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I’ve been having loads of guilty thoughts about the forgotten parts of my home! The dining room, for ... Continue Reading

My million bucks wishlist for Krista


Sometimes I really do think about what I'd do for my kids if money wasn't a concern. So here's my list, and a very valid one, I think, if you read to the end of this post and find out just how you could have a million bucks for your own baby! OK, so, if I had a million bucks to spend on Krista, I would: 1. Have her birthday party in a real English ... Continue Reading

A Thousand Stories of Joy

Joy Schools Video (4 B)

This is a post for Mondelez Philippines, on their Joy Schools' Program, which Make it Blissful supports. As a former teacher, this is close to my heart. Please watch the video and be inspired to support this cause. Thank you. (You can visit my Mondelez foods' recipes on blog here)  Her name is Ranzelle Ann Sombrero and this is her story of joy. ... Continue Reading

Nuttin’ But the Best, and Inspired Room Decor


You know me, I love a good collaboration! One of these collabs that I enjoy working on are the workshops that I produce for La Creperie, under their Crafts & Crepes label. Last July 25th, I asked my sister-in-law Nica and Mia of Juice Hut, to be my collaborators for the event. They have been running their workshop outfit, Craft Party PH, for a couple of ... Continue Reading

5 Tips to Taking Better Blog Photos (with Fuji X-A2)

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Whoa. That last week went by like a whirlwind. I'm getting busier and things are getting more challenging for me now that Krista has started on solids and is getting to be more active. She'll be crawling in no time, I can see! I've been more active at gatherings and teaching stints lately, hence, the pause on the blog. Every time I try to complete a blog ... Continue Reading