Etsy Stores I Recommend

When it comes to gifts, I like to take my time in planning the perfect gift. I focus more in keeping the gift fitted for that person character and personality, that’s why I decided to create a box with personalized gifts for my cousin who’s getting married in few days. I mentioned before that I love and support handmade products, that’s why I love shopping on Etsy. Here are the stores I bought from and I would recommend if you’re considering buying similar items.

Ladyville

I found this store while searching for jewelry with real flowers because I was considering getting my cousin a four leaf clover necklace. I fell in love with the items I found on this store and I had to order, the seller is very helpful. The necklace came looking even better than the pictures displayed on Etsy, the details are mesmerizing and you can tell so much work went into creating this piece. I highly recommend the store.


Yippee & Co.

I’m all for bath and body products, I love trying new soaps or scrubs. I was searching for a similar sugar scrub I got from MerLady box because I really liked those cubes before and I found this store that sold a mermaid themed sugar scrub but in a whipped form. I bought Mermaid Wishes and it looked and smelled delicious according to my cousin, it had glitter so it’ll leave your skin shining after use.


Around The Home Decor

I wanted to get a personalized candle but I got intrigued with this store’s candles since the fragrance list had one named “Butt Naked”, I remember giggling while ordering it because it’ll be funny to see my cousin’s reaction. The candle arrived fast and it actually had a great scent, I already promised the seller to buy more from her because she was sweet and helpful when I ran into an issue with the shipping.


I bought plenty more items from other stores but those three stores were my favorite because the sellers were very helpful and kind whenever I send a private message to them, the items I received were in high quality state and I would highly recommend to anyone to check them out.

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I Bought Stuff on Didddle for Free … ?

Update:

– Didddle.com has been shut down
– Didddlefashion.com is active with the same layout


I love online shopping, who wouldn’t enjoy shopping from the comfort of their home not having to take rounds just to find a parking space. You can find products not actually sold in your country and get them directly to your door easily (on some occasions). I’ve been shopping online for awhile to know what would a reliable website look like and I came across a certain website through a tweet I saw on twitter that day which looks like this.

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I’ve seen this tweet circulate a lot recently and I haven’t seen a single website talk about this. So I had to go to check this website out and how exactly things are sold for free, and here’s what I found out.

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It’s 100% a scam and I don’t know why no one really called them out yet because I was searching about it and nothing comes up related to it, if you search this website through Scam Advisor it’ll show that it’s somewhat safe. I went on and tried the website anyway because I wanted to get to the bottom of this, and on the front page it looks like a legit Shopify website that sells high quality products. On the bottom of the front page, it doesn’t really have the usual things you see normally in shopping websites, for example check boohoo website.

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and here’s Didddle.

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There’s no way to contact them, there’s no About us page, there’s no information whatsoever about this website. This is one of the red flags you get when you want to go online shopping and also the website doesn’t really offer PayPal payment, they instantly ask you for your card information. I went on with this website and decided to see how far it’ll go in making you buy stuff from the website and I chose 3 items and it only asked me to pay for shipping just like the tweet I mentioned in the beginning stated.

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It took from my card the shipping amount and they sent me an email that the order is confirmed but what caught my attention was the last part of the email.

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The contact email is on Yahoo, not even from the main website domain which is definitely sketchy. I tried sending emails to it and of course I didn’t get any response, it’s been two weeks already and I don’t think I’ll ever get those items or get a reply back.

If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.

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Four Seasons of Pregnancy Fashion

One of the reasons I love being pregnant is having the excuse of refreshing my wardrobe. I love shopping for clothes, it gives me a rush of trying different styles and having something new basically. I don’t necessary always choose maternity clothes, plus size and larger sized clothes are good enough for me. The best part about them, I could reuse them after I give birth but in a different way, like adding a belt and showing off how your waist slimmed down after pregnancy.

When it comes to pregnancy clothes, I always choose dresses. I feel they are more comfortable to wear for everyday more than pants, like I said before I can use them later on after pregnancy but as for maternity pants I feel they are only useful for few months then that’s it. I think dresses are more adaptable for body changes compared to pants, I’ll say it’s a preference in the end.

On the journey of 9 months, you go through seasons worth of clothes so I decided to list dresses appropriate for each season during your pregnancy. All the dresses listed in this post are offered in many sizes from S to 4XL so whether your pregnant or not, you can easily find your size.

This post is sponsored by Talever

Spring

When you think of Spring, you always have a floral designed dresses in mind.

I personally go for these dresses online because it’s very comfortable, the lace ribbon can be tied on the chest area leaving space for your belly to grow. If you’re going for more of a modest style, you could wear a pair of leggings and it’ll still look pretty nice.


Summer

For Summer, I always go for bohemian maxi dresses or beach dresses maxi styled dresses.

I think polyester is a great material, mostly because it’s stretchable. Like this dress, it’s gonna help you cool down in the summer heat and won’t make your bump feel uncomfortable since the material would be stretchable.


Fall

I think fall got a stigma of having more of a dark colored clothes, it somehow feels more fitting with the weather getting colder.

This dress is one the examples I mentioned earlier, you could use it after pregnancy when you add just a small accessory like a belt and it’ll look something different. I would wear this with a thick pantyhose, and I think it would be good to wear even in winter.


Winter

The transition from fall to winter fashion isn’t much, if the climate get more colder you could always wear something on your dress. I would personally go for a cotton cardigan, I feel they fit pretty much any style.

Now I would go for this gorgeous dress because it’s long enough to keep my legs warm and I can adjust the tight waist part to go above my pregnant belly. It can be used as a formal dress as well while staying comfortable.


I hope you enjoyed this selection of dresses I would recommend getting whether you’re pregnant or not, the site Talever offers those dresses in all sizes so I’m sure you’ll find your size in something you like. Let me know what do you think in the comments below.

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MerLady Box – Save The Mermaids

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I was confused when I received a notification from Aramex that I got a package from MerLady Box because I remember getting an email saying that my subscription got cancelled. Later on, I checked my emails and saw that I was charged for July’s box but I didn’t get an update and I forgot about it. I think they were trying to release the new subscription box Jewels of The Sea and it messed up the original box subscriptions. Anyway the contents of this box made me reactivate my subscription to MerLady Box, July’s theme is “Save the Mermaids” and apparently the majority of the materials used to create the products and packaging in this box are recycled. Also I should mention, the products came in a pouch packaging not the usual box.

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Aluminum Water Bottle #SaveTheMermaids

The info card that came in the pouch didn’t really specify by who or from where so I’m going to assume this bottle is by MerLady but not added to the shop yet. I’ve been thinking about going back to the gym recently so this bottle came in the perfect time, I can show off my love for mermaids.

Mermaid Popsocket

For a while now, I was considering getting a popsocket not because I like taking selfies, but because my phone slaps my face whenever I use it while laying down. I love the design on this popsocket and it fits comfortably with my fingers, it’ll take me a while to get used to it though.

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Mermaid Tail Earrings

Another item I’ll assume is from MerLady, these earrings are so pretty with the cute mermaid tail design. They are quite light and the colors on the tails are very vibrant and beautiful.

Rearview Mirror Charm

This is so gorgeous, I instantly fell in love with this charm. It has a dream catcher web and a pretty mermaid charm, along with ocean colored gems. Definitely my favorite item from this box.

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Mermaid Anklet

The last item is a lovely anklet but I want to say that I didn’t like the mermaid charm hanging on it because it’s a bit too big but I like the crystal though.

Overall, I LOVE MERLADY BOX… Isn’t it obvious? The items they sent out for July’s theme definitely fits the theme which raises recycling awareness and saving mermaids, they listed ocean conservation companies in the info card so you can visit their websites and support them if you are interested.

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LightInTheBox Haul

It’s been awhile since I posted a haul entry, as you know I’m quite a shopaholic when it comes to online shopping. LightInTheBox is a website for some reason I can’t stop buying from, you would know from the previous posts that I did before.

I recently started watching Assassination Classroom and Danganronpa so I wanted to get something related to these anime so I got these two shirts:

 xtuhvt1463727701183Assassination Classroom Shirt

Price: $15.99

I LOVE Korosensei, I want him to be my teacher. I was excited to get this shirt for that but I was disappointed that it’s not exactly like the picture on the website. The sleeves weren’t black, it was a plain white but the middle graphic is exactly like the picture. It’s a normal shirt nothing special about it, I like it anyway.

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Price: $19.99

I’ve always wanted to buy a Monokuma Plushie but I wouldn’t mind a shirt so I got this shirt. Like the previous shirt, it’s not like the picture on the website. The logo of Hope’s Peak Highschool on the sleeve isn’t there and also the logos on the back aren’t there which is disappointing because I was really looking forward for this shirt.


Overall, I was really disappointed with the quality of the shirts to be honest. I also bought another two shirts and yoga clothing set which turned out looking great so it’s not all bad haul but I thought of posting these two since they both go together under anime category while the other clothing items are more for the gym.

Hope you enjoyed this post and have a nice day.

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Hot Topic Haul

I have an annual ritual that I always spoil myself for my birthday and buy things that makes me happy so I decided to try shopping from Hot Topic, and of course I’ll post about it because I need to justify my shopaholic needs.

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Harry Potter Hogwarts Crest Metal Key Chain

Price: $8.90
Honestly I chose this for no reason, it looks cool and I’m a huge Harry Potter fan. The key chain is quite heavy and big for my usual choice of key chains but I love it.

Rate: 5/5

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Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children Stay Peculiar Girls Peplum Tank Top

Price: $34.90
I guess I’m still hung over the movie that I fell in love with this top. It’s stretchy and I love the detailing in the shoulders, definitely going to be my favorite top after I get bored from the Hakuna Matata shirt I got from LightInTheBox recently.

Rate: 5/5

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Pusheen Mint Sushi Snap Flap Wallet

Price: $16.90
I love Pusheen and I love sushi so seeing both of them in this cute wallet made me fangirl for a bit … maybe more. It’s so cute and I’m really obsessed with it.

Rate: 5/5

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Harry Potter Golden Snitch Key Chain

Price: $8.5
The moment I saw this, I instantly imagined it on my car keys. It looks so cool and the middle ball is quite heavy and sturdy, the wings are well connected.

Rate: 5/5

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Marvel Deadpool Kawaii Girls Sleep Set

Price: $29.90
Deadpool is my favorite character from Marvel, obviously I would be all over these pajamas. It has cute chibi Deadpool, how can I say no to that.

Rate: 5/5

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Maybe I went a little overboard with this haul, going over my usual budget but it was my birthday and I wanted to spoil myself because I deserve to be happy.

Anyway I hope you enjoyed this haul, have a great day.

Don’t forget to check out my 200 Follower Giveaway

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December Favorites

Wow 2016 has ended, I feel this year has passed way too fast. Tomorrow we’ll start messing up writing dates as usual and of course head to the gym for two days and then totally forget about it. I stopped making resolutions for the new year because I like living in the moment and not give myself a goal to achieve unless I’m really determined to go for it, I won’t be any more motivated to do something just because I listed it as a resolution so to say. Also don’t forget  to check out my 200 followers giveawayWith all that being said let’s get into my December favorites…

Drop Dead Clothing – Nightshade

I mentioned before in my wish list that I’ve been into Drop Dead clothing, I bought this shirt while I was in London and I like that it’s unisex. If you’re into grunge fashion, I would definitely recommend checking the store.

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Chromecast

I’ve been using streaming devices like WDTV Live and android devices from Chinese websites to watch YouTube or Netflix since I don’t really watch TV that much, and I recently decided to try Chromecast. I love the whole casting concept, it’s making my life so much easier and I can easily use it from my phone. Chromecast is much faster than WDTV Live and doesn’t really take much space,  these two features is what made me like it that much.

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Stop Thinking, Start Living by Richard Carlson

I got this book as a birthday gift from my sister since I’ve been really over-thinking lately and depressing myself over any silly excuse. I really enjoyed reading it and it made me rethink of my ways in handling life in general, I think my thoughts tend to complicate things instead of simplifying it.

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Song of The Month

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