FOOD | Banana Chocochip Loaf

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Happy hump day!

For my first baked recipe in this blog, I’ll share my banana-chocochip loaf. When I was in college and my siblings were too, my parents bought us an oven and one of the few things I baked back then was this banana-chocolate chip loaf. This is also one of the very (only one of two) few successful products I baked back then. This was a hit with my cousins, especially when the loaf is loaded with chocolate chips. I love making this in loaf form because it makes for easier packaging and great as gifts. Being a banana cake, it is a no-brainer to make, you just have to have the best ingredients you can find. Continue reading

DIY | Repurposed Vintage Belt

DSC_6681My camera bag needs to be replaced, yes. But it’s not damaged and it still serves its purpose (protecting camera and camera accessories) so I do not have a reason to buy a new one. The original sling, however, was dirty and a bit tattered so I was looking for ways to replace it. When my grandmother gave me more than a dozen of her vintage belts, I used one — that’s thick and sturdy enough to withstand the weight of the camera bag with content — and repurposed it. Continue reading

OUTFIT | Throwbacks

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Left: thrifted silk top, thrifted checkered skirt, Michael Kors flats Right: thrifted polka dot top, thrifted jogging pants, sister’s bag

I have been missing from this blog for more than five months.. Yes, life has taken me out from it, but that is not exactly the reason why I have been silent for a long time. The truth is, I got lost. I felt a mid-life crisis in my blogging life and felt like I was in a cross-road and I didn’t know where to go. I thought my blog, this blog, no longer had any direction and I felt I have somehow outgrown “thrifting” and my thrifting adventures. Continue reading