A quiet makeover of Make it Blissful

The new-ish Makeitblissful.com

You may have noticed that the site looks new! Ever since I launched Make it Blissful on the first day of 2014, I have grown to love its new direction and slight diversion from the blog that started it all: Dainty Mom. Make it Blissful was the first blog design I'd ever designed for myself, and at the start of the new year, it was also like a "resolution" of ... Continue Reading

Blogging and Personal Boundaries

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A few months ago, I downloaded the Pippit app, after Erin of Design for Mankind hinted about it during her workshop in Singapore. Naturally, I went to read the reviews online, after I had downloaded the app. Backgrounder: This app was founded by two of the most influential and inspiring bloggers I know, Oh Joy! and Love Taza (Rockstar Diaries). Sidenote: If ... Continue Reading

Lavender Lovin’ – Lavender picks for preggy moms

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I'm feeling the pregnancy more and more now that I'm in the second trimester. I started to feel subtle "popcorn-like" taps of the baby just a few days ago; the OB-Gyn said it's normal to be able to sense them earlier now that this is my second pregnancy. With each little flutter, I feel even more anticipation for this second baby! I can't wait to know what he ... Continue Reading

Life Documented Manila x Make it Blissful Memory-Keeping Workshop!

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Remember that scrapbooking workshop I attended some months ago? I loved it so much, that I wanted one of my own, haha! And so, I'm so excited to announce my next collaborative workshop, this time with the wonderful ladies of Life Documented Manila! We are holding a Beginner's Memory-Keeping Workshop on September 20, at Slate Creative Studio in Mandaluyong. It ... Continue Reading

Life as a Military Wife

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By Denise Rayala of Bebengisms.com This is for my fellow military wives, and to everyone who wants to know the women behind the uniform. You cleaned every nook and cranny of your house, the bedroom most especially; went to the salon for a hair treatment and mani-pedi; shopped groceries like crazy and reminded your child a thousand times to be her best self. ... Continue Reading