mtEX at CLASKA with Allie + JR Shibuya x Pompompurin Train! 💛

Hello everybody!

Here’s a photospam of a stationery date with my friend Allie!

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Had to norikae (change station) at Shibuya that day so I decided to stop by and visit the JR Shibuya x Pompompurin collaboration!

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Preview of the washi event in Claska ~

{ VIDEO: mtEX at CLASKA (クラスカ) with Allie + Washi Tape Haul! 💖 }

But before that, here are the photos of the kawaii Pompompurin train (mini exhibit) at Shibuya station ~

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Cuteness overload!

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Pancakes with Friends + #Rainicorn Dream Date in Harajuku + Reminiscing Bunka Days with Leen

Hello! こんにちは!

Here’s a super overdue post from December last year! : )

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Prepare for a kawaii overload!

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Shinjuku in its golden glory.

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かわいい!

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Kawaii Christmas snack packs from SWIMMER

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Pompompurin Cafe curry, my absolute fave!

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Starbucks weekend with friends : )

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Received a super adorable New Year’s card from the creative duo Lando & Allie. They made this! *_*

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Thankful for the biggest and littlest things.

I may be the shallowest person out there but I just couldn’t help but feel extra thankful recently. ;_;

I have to admit though, I’ve had some not-so-good days for the past weeks and I’m really trying my best to be positive all the time. I got so stressed & overwhelmed because of work (=pressure).. and for some reason, I felt SOOOooo homesick. ;_; But after watching this TEDx video about emotional hygiene, I became more aware and in touch with my emotions and I began to dwell less in sad things.

I guess I just have to constantly remind myself everyday of my goals and how to enjoy the entire journey while I’m on my way there. : )

So for today, I will compose a blog entry that is all about appreciation and gratitude. : )

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On my way home, I passed by this “illumination” / illuminated area. After a 3-hour work at Cocoon, this sight was definitely refreshing 🙂

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Craved for Cloud 9 so much! When I visited the office, I found out that my cousin had a stash of Cloud 9 chocolates. I CRY

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Was feeling quite blue that day until I received a lovely package from Love Japan Magazine team.

Thank you so much Emily-san for this physical copy! I will post more about Love Japan Mag next time with some photo snippets of the issue.

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My brother kept this letter for sooo long (he forgot to give it to me). This was sent to me by one of  the best supporters of Kawaii Philippines, Ysa of YsabelAndrei.com.

The letter touched my heart so much. Kawaii PH work may seem all fun and sparkly but it’s also hard work in reality of course! 🙂 Getting appreciated for your efforts = makes all the sleepless nights worth it!

Thank you Ysa for this! I am inspired by your story as well. May we empower more girls in the community with our love for kawaii / Japanese culture!

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Thankful for this gem of a friend.. Abbey! It’s so rare to find a friend like this one! Sometimes we’d even finish each other’s sentences, haha!

I can’t wait for more #ABCxRainbowholic travels in the future! 4 seasons in Japan?? Yes please!

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Urth Caffe with Laura & Allie, Pompompurin Cafe with Yza, and Anne Kate’s Inspirational Dream

Hello, hello!

This is going to be a long blog entry! Lots of meet-up stories with creative friends, inspirational dreams unlocked, and some personal thoughts from yours truly.

But first, let’s have some ramen! 🙂

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Terribly craving for ramen yesterday (haven’t had one in months!). Luckily, I was just around the area of ramen restaurants.

I blame instagram for making me crave for ramen even if I just ate lololol.

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It’s been raining since last week here in Tokyo / Saitama. Sun, please come out soon!

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Craved for soba so… there. Lolol what’s up with me and my cravings?

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