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July 2014
25
I never had a pet back when I was a still a kid so I also never understood why some people get so attached to their animal babies. I always thought that dogs are just dogs as much as fishes are just fishes until I first met Scarlett, my shipoo (shih tzu + poodle) dog. I was about to take on my first day of driving lessons that time when I saw a dog breeder carrying three shipoos. Puppies don’t normally get my attention but when I saw Scarlett, I knew she was the perfect dog for me! Good thing my momma was there and we both felt the same love at first sight for Scar so I didn’t need to do much convincing on her and my dad. Haha Months later, we decided to get Scarlett a playmate so we bought the cutest, most flat-nosed shih tzu ever and named him Sly!
Our two dogs have very different personalities. Scarlett is very meek, sweet and obedient. Sly on the other hand is the smart, playful and funny one. I never knew dogs would have their own distinct personalities like humans! But yes, they do and it’s important that you pay attention to what kind of dogs they are because that’s how you’ll know what they want/need. Like Scarlett does not want to share any of her stuff with Sly. She needs to be assured that her food is hers alone, if not, she will go on for hours not eating anything. Sly loves to pee a lot, it’s ridiculous! We had to buy him potty trainers so he would know his spot in the house where he could pee since he was so hard to train at first. Nonetheless, both dogs are such big darlings that I would never get to talk myself out of keeping them!
I love my dogs so much and now, I get why dog owners cry a bucket of tears when they lose their dogs! Here are some reasons  why I think people should own dogs:
They are your instant pick-me-uppers! Whenever I feel sad or tired, I go downstairs right away to look at the two and I instantly (no fail) feel better. Must be their cute, puppy eyes!
They teach you a sense of responsibility. Of course you need to take good care of your furry babies if you ever buy one. You need to go clean their poop, not forget that you need to feed them, bring to the vet, play with them and keep them groomed. I swear to God this is the best way to prepare yourself when you expect to have kids in the future. Haha!
They will love you back, ten times fold. They say that dogs secrete the same hormones as when a lover sees his loved one when a dog sees his owner. That’s why they come running to you when they see you and wag their tails! Oh the joy of that sight!
They give you a good, hearty laugh. It’s funny how Scarlett understands that she isn’t allowed to sit on our sofa so when she gets caught sitting there like a princess, she immediately jumps to another spot where she is okay to sit. Haha Sly, the funnier one, loves to eat! He can’t even stop himself from eating Scarlett’s share! That’s why we always need to remind him about his limitations. Haha And after a countless times of reminding him, we find him looking at Scar’s food from a distance while lying on his tummy. Oh my goodness. Haha
They can make even the tough ones kinder. My dad is a big man but even he has a baby voice for the two dogs. *smirk*
They make the world a friendlier place! When we bring our dogs to the mall, it’s not hard to meet new friends because strangers just stop from whatever they’re doing to pet our dogs! It’s such a sweet sight and it does make me feel that our dogs have that uncanny magic of making strangers friendlier! <3
And that’s it! Those are the top reasons that I could think of why people should own dogs! Hope you had fun reading this post and if you guys have dogs too, do share something about them in the comments section! I’d love to hear wonderful, funny or any story about dogs! Hope Scarlett and Sly could meet all of you someday, somewhere! Ciao!

I never had a pet back when I was a still a kid so I also never understood why some people get so attached to their animal babies. I always thought that dogs are just dogs as much as fishes are just fishes until I first met Scarlett, my shipoo (shih tzu + poodle) dog. I was about to take on my first day of driving lessons that time when I saw a dog breeder carrying three shipoos. Puppies don’t normally get my attention but when I saw Scarlett, I knew she was the perfect dog for me! Good thing my momma was there and we both felt the same love at first sight for Scar so I didn’t need to do much convincing on her and my dad. Haha Months later, we decided to get Scarlett a playmate so we bought the cutest, most flat-nosed shih tzu ever and named him Sly!

Our two dogs have very different personalities. Scarlett is very meek, sweet and obedient. Sly on the other hand is the smart, playful and funny one. I never knew dogs would have their own distinct personalities like humans! But yes, they do and it’s important that you pay attention to what kind of dogs they are because that’s how you’ll know what they want/need. Like Scarlett does not want to share any of her stuff with Sly. She needs to be assured that her food is hers alone, if not, she will go on for hours not eating anything. Sly loves to pee a lot, it’s ridiculous! We had to buy him potty trainers so he would know his spot in the house where he could pee since he was so hard to train at first. Nonetheless, both dogs are such big darlings that I would never get to talk myself out of keeping them!

I love my dogs so much and now, I get why dog owners cry a bucket of tears when they lose their dogs! Here are some reasons  why I think people should own dogs:

  1. They are your instant pick-me-uppers! Whenever I feel sad or tired, I go downstairs right away to look at the two and I instantly (no fail) feel better. Must be their cute, puppy eyes!
  2. They teach you a sense of responsibility. Of course you need to take good care of your furry babies if you ever buy one. You need to go clean their poop, not forget that you need to feed them, bring to the vet, play with them and keep them groomed. I swear to God this is the best way to prepare yourself when you expect to have kids in the future. Haha!
  3. They will love you back, ten times fold. They say that dogs secrete the same hormones as when a lover sees his loved one when a dog sees his owner. That’s why they come running to you when they see you and wag their tails! Oh the joy of that sight!
  4. They give you a good, hearty laugh. It’s funny how Scarlett understands that she isn’t allowed to sit on our sofa so when she gets caught sitting there like a princess, she immediately jumps to another spot where she is okay to sit. Haha Sly, the funnier one, loves to eat! He can’t even stop himself from eating Scarlett’s share! That’s why we always need to remind him about his limitations. Haha And after a countless times of reminding him, we find him looking at Scar’s food from a distance while lying on his tummy. Oh my goodness. Haha
  5. They can make even the tough ones kinder. My dad is a big man but even he has a baby voice for the two dogs. *smirk*
  6. They make the world a friendlier place! When we bring our dogs to the mall, it’s not hard to meet new friends because strangers just stop from whatever they’re doing to pet our dogs! It’s such a sweet sight and it does make me feel that our dogs have that uncanny magic of making strangers friendlier! <3

And that’s it! Those are the top reasons that I could think of why people should own dogs! Hope you had fun reading this post and if you guys have dogs too, do share something about them in the comments section! I’d love to hear wonderful, funny or any story about dogs! Hope Scarlett and Sly could meet all of you someday, somewhere! Ciao!

#dogs   #puppies   #shipoo   #shih tzu   #poodle   #love   #pet   
July 2014
24
This is it. Just yesterday, I received the email about the opening of the contest and I swore to all the bacon I&#8217;ve eaten that I won&#8217;t mind joining it because psh, I wouldn&#8217;t stand a chance. But when I unconsciously blurted out the Big Blog Exchange started, my mom heard me and asked about it. After I shared to her the mechanics and stuff, she told me to give it a try.
It was only at midnight when I mustered up all my guts and registered. The first time I placed all my information, my picture won&#8217;t upload so I was like &#8220;Okayyyyy, not for me then.&#8221; But I got OC with my essay so I tried it one more time then it said &#8220;error&#8221;. By that time, I loudly asked God to at least let me join. Then after the next try, I finally got registered.
It&#8217;s crazy how I even considered joining but I do know one thing, I need this big break. A couple of days from now, the roster of new Certified Public Accountants will come out and my name may or may not be included. Either way, I would definitely need this big break after months of struggle and hard work. It would be a really awesome opportunity if I&#8217;d get to set foot on some foreign land and go on an adventure&#8212;- getting lost and finding myself. I&#8217;ll be facing a whole new chapter real soon and I hope to start it with a much better perspective and a whole lot stronger motivation.
So if you guys think that I also need or deserve this, please share your support by voting for me: http://www.bigblogexchange.org/profile/2014/5669544198668288 . I&#8217;m supposed to make that a link but somehow it doesn&#8217;t work. hahaha But really guys, I&#8217;d really appreciate it if you get a little time of your day to go to my profile and vote for me. I do hope we could win this thing. Who knows? I might not be The Parisian Dreamer anymore, maybe I have the chance of becoming The Parisian Blogger (oh my God, that was so lame.) But yeah, you get the point!
If you guys want to read my essay, it&#8217;s also on my profile! Please do support my co bloggers Alissa and RV! They are also candidates. &lt;3 Much love, guys! Thank you in advance and ciao!

This is it. Just yesterday, I received the email about the opening of the contest and I swore to all the bacon I’ve eaten that I won’t mind joining it because psh, I wouldn’t stand a chance. But when I unconsciously blurted out the Big Blog Exchange started, my mom heard me and asked about it. After I shared to her the mechanics and stuff, she told me to give it a try.

It was only at midnight when I mustered up all my guts and registered. The first time I placed all my information, my picture won’t upload so I was like “Okayyyyy, not for me then.” But I got OC with my essay so I tried it one more time then it said “error”. By that time, I loudly asked God to at least let me join. Then after the next try, I finally got registered.

It’s crazy how I even considered joining but I do know one thing, I need this big break. A couple of days from now, the roster of new Certified Public Accountants will come out and my name may or may not be included. Either way, I would definitely need this big break after months of struggle and hard work. It would be a really awesome opportunity if I’d get to set foot on some foreign land and go on an adventure—- getting lost and finding myself. I’ll be facing a whole new chapter real soon and I hope to start it with a much better perspective and a whole lot stronger motivation.

So if you guys think that I also need or deserve this, please share your support by voting for me: http://www.bigblogexchange.org/profile/2014/5669544198668288 . I’m supposed to make that a link but somehow it doesn’t work. hahaha But really guys, I’d really appreciate it if you get a little time of your day to go to my profile and vote for me. I do hope we could win this thing. Who knows? I might not be The Parisian Dreamer anymore, maybe I have the chance of becoming The Parisian Blogger (oh my God, that was so lame.) But yeah, you get the point!

If you guys want to read my essay, it’s also on my profile! Please do support my co bloggers Alissa and RV! They are also candidates. <3 Much love, guys! Thank you in advance and ciao!

July 2014
23

Hey there lovely dreamers! I know, I know, it’s been more than a month since I last blogged and I’m seriously sorry about that. If you guys didn’t know, I was in my reviewing phase for my board exam and I just took four out of the seven sets! I swear I have so much to talk about even just for what happened last week! But… I’ll have to save that for another post. I’ll be taking the last three exams this Monday and Tuesday and hopefully the results will come out within the same week. *fingers crossed*

Anyways, as you can see the photos above, I actually went to a really a dainty cafe about two weeks ago. It’s called Cafe Tiala. If you could still remember Cafe Noriter, it’s pretty much like that one except that this one is more on the girly, princess-ish style. So that explains all the pink and white color scheme, floral prints and pretty chandeliers.

I really had fun when I was there with my sister. We ordered choco and vanilla shakes, cupcakes and their blue lemonade. They are quite lovely on my tastebuds. I also loved their onesies! it’s free for anyone to wear but don’t worry, I saw them wash it so I guess it’s clean. Haha! I didn’t know I got the Olaf one until my sister pointed that out! It’s so cute! :) The also have bunks with TVs so if you guys go there and want to watch some KPOP music videos then you can choose those bunks! My sister and I chose the one without the television since we are not really KPOP fans. Hahaha

If you happen to be from Cebu or are planning to come here, Cafe Tiala is located right beside Cebu Grand Convention which is basically just five minutes away from Ayala Center Cebu. <3

#cafe tiala   #cebu   #cafes   #restos   #cafe   #coffee shop   #korean   
June 2014
13

Life lately!

I’ve been going out and about these past few weeks. The photos above are just some of the highlights,

  • bought such a pretty watch in bright coral pink
  • started reading Fangirl
  • ate around four boxes of Pepero in one day (seriously one of the best things in life!)
  • made loombands and wore them with my watch (they look so cute!)
  • cleaned my room // I let go of so many books and other what nots so I ended up with much more space!
  • watched TFIOS // I didn’t expect that I would cry! It’s a must see movie, you guys!

How are you all doing? I missed blogging legit stuff and got a lot of topics brewing inside my mind so watch out for that! :) By the way, I’m sporting a new theme now. Do check it out! Ciao

#life   #lately   #life lately   #tfios   #pepero   #sunset   
June 2014
06

lonelyfatkid asked

Ohh Miss Adrianne. Just dropping by to say I'm loving your blog entries. :">

Thank you so much <3333

June 2014
03

Life lately,

Lovely lunch at Cafe Georg // bought a huge bottle of Arizona // having my forever favorite chicken fillet // seeing beautiful sunsets from the balcony of the condo // random shot of my Casio // classy interiors of a karaoke bar // getting my nails done in Posh Nails

#update   #life   #life lately   #casio   #sunset   #arizona   
May 2014
30

Playing with my underwater camera in the beautiful sand bar of Sumion Island. This will be one of those few times where I just choose to shut up and let my shots speak for itself. :)

#summer   #sumilon   #island   #beach   #sandbar   #cebu   #philippines   
May 2014
27

ohhellomarianne asked

Saw your posts on my dashboard. Apparently, recommended ka ng tumblr dahil sa Hong Kong posts mo! Eeee. Love your blog plus you take really nice photos!! :D

Reallyyyy? :) How did it look like? :) Thanks, girl! <333