• EVENTS,  OUTFITS

    Our Leap Year Wedding: Behind-the-Scenes

    Ottie and I got hitched at a leap year this February 29th. Part of the reason for this special date was so that we wouldn’t forget it (we don’t even remember the exact date we first met). Another reason for it was so that we didn’t have to celebrate our anniversary every year… on a more serious note, I’m an escapist when it comes to dealing with parental disapproval at my life choices, so that made up the final part on why we ended up in Minnesota. I still have a pretty good relationship with my parents (I think) – we simply tend to stubbornly push on until the deed…

  • OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Winter Plumes

    To be frank, getting married in the US wasn’t exactly the thing I was most looking forward to. Anyone who knows me understands that my take on marriage is that it’s merely a practical approach to facilitate the ease with which Ottie and I, keen to hold on to the citizenship of our respective countries, could live together. I’ve always thought that commitment and marriage are pretty much exclusive, but society being what it is, paperwork does get a lot easier when we follow the norm. Ottie believes otherwise regarding marriage, but that’s another write-up for another post. What I was most excited about, in fact, was the plumes of…

  • FOOD,  OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Unglued Craft Fest & Jeff & Dominique’s Revisited

    We went to the sixth annual Unglued Craft Fest earlier this year with Jeff & Dominique. Held at the Plains Art Museum, this festival was filled with performances, cool crafted items, interactive exhibitions, as well as a peek into the art galleries of the museum. Let’s get Unglued! Me, Jeff, Dominique, & Ottie. Dominique’s holding a newly-purchased catnip toy! 1) I loved the small dinosaur planters from the booth facing the performers! Had to resist the urge to buy them because they would be confiscated at customs. 2) Ottie back when I used Snapchat because Instagram Stories hadn’t come out yet. 3) This was where Dominique bought the vegetable-themed catnip toys! Cute workshop…