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Shopee


Ayan na malapit na naman mag 3.3.

Kilala ako ng lahat bilang shopee queen hahahahaha heto kasi yung form of relaxation ko (char), pag naiistress ako sa buhay ko ganon, pag nabobored, ioopen ko lang yung shopee wow hahahaha lakas naman po.

Pero alam mo, hindi ako sumasabay sa mga sale kasi ang tatagal magdeliver ng mga ganyan, unlike pag mga normal days (weekdays specifically)

Heto yung listahan ng mga binili ko sa Shopee (mula 2017 pa) and the list goes on.

Memory Card ang pinakauna kong binili. 32gb. Tapos eventually nag upgrade din ako sa 64gb. Hanggang ngayon buhay pa siya nagagamit ko pa! Eh eto ubos na rin space ko. Mukhang kailangan ko na ng 1TB hahahahaha

Water bag. P129.00. Sobrang lamigin kasi talaga ako nun sa ABS kaya kinailangan ko neto. aba ngayon jusko mas malamig pala sa Malacañang!

Plantsa ng buhok. P89.00. Pero pang bangs lang yan.

Portable Blender. P199.00. Di naman nakakadurog ng mangga. Smh.

– Bluetooth Microphone. P166.00. Kung nakikita mo yung mga vlogs ko haha lagi kong ginagamit yan.


– Dress. P69.00

Swimsuit. P160.00

Sailor Dress. P649.00. Eto yung pinakamahal sa lahat lahat ng mga damit ko hahaahahah i don’t even use this shit

– Chum chum shirt. Di ko alam kung magkano. Regalo lang to sakin eh. Basta shopee din daw yan galing


Bruno Mars merch. P250 each. Dalawang shirt yan, yung isa grey na may mukha ni Bruno, di ko lang mapicturan


Taylor Swift merch!!

Marami pa yan pero maliliit na chenelyn lang kaya di ko na nailagay. Tapos meron din mga drawer, kawali, mga gamit sa bahay haha mga galing shopee din pero mga pina order lang sakin ng tita ko.

Except for the merch, iba yung expectation vs reality ng mga binebenta online haha kaya minsan minamalas din ako. Pero ano hirap kasi humanap ng mga ganitong specific product sa real market.

Ayon. Ang dami kong kuda. Hahaba pa yang listahan na yan.

Miss Americana


Taylor Swift? Documentary? Sus puro drama na naman yan.

Aba, dyan ka nagkakamali.

https://www.netflix.com/title/81028336

Ipinapakita dito kung gaano siya kagaling as an artist (kung paano niya nabubuo yung mga kanta niya), yung mga pinagdaanan niya for the past 13 years, atbp.


“A nice girl doesn’t force their opinions on people, a nice girl smiles and waves and says thank you, a nice girl doesn’t make people feel uncomfortable with her views. I was so obsessed with not getting in trouble, I’m just not going to do anything that anyone can say anything about.”

“We’re people who got into this line of work because we wanted people to like us, ‘cause we were intrinsically insecure, because we liked the sound of people clapping ’cause it made us forget how much we feel like we’re not good enough.”

Doon mo marerealize yung other side of the coin. Kung paano siya na-label-an as ‘pavictim’. She was slut-shamed. Sexually assaulted. Ang dami niyang pinagdaanan nitong mga nakaraang taon. Kung bakit siya napa-Look What You Made Me Do. Doon mo maa-appreciate na reputation is the best album talaga lol

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And then yung Clean, nagkaroon ng bagong meaning sakin. Nakaka-goosebumps.


It’s not just about her story. It is also about ours.

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Kung paano niya nilabag yung stereotype na, ang babae, hindi dapat nagpapahayag ng kanilang politikal na opinyon. “People don’t want to hear my political views—they just want to hear me sing songs about breakups.” Parang ang laki ng epekto sa midterm elections sa US magmula nung nagvoice out siya. Nakakatakot kasi pwedeng-pwedeng masira ang pangalan niya once na mag-state siya na against siya sa pangulo. Pero alam mo sabi niya? I don’t care.

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Hence, there was only the young. SANA MAGAWA DIN TO NG PILIPINAS ANO. SANA MAGKAROON DIN NG MALAKING EPEKTO O IMPLUWENSIYA ANG KABATAAN SA POLITIKAL NA ESTADO NG ATING BANSA. Hindi yung masyado pa rin tayong tradisyunal na nagpapauto sa mga matatandang politiko na to. O ano, after 4 years, nagsisisi na ba kayo sa mga inihalal nyo?

“They aren’t gonna help us
Too busy helping themselves
They aren’t gonna change this
We gotta do it ourselves”

In general, ipinapakita ng dokumentaryong ito ang sitwasyon ng babae sa ating lipunan. Hindi sa feminist ako ah, pero di ba sana nakikita nyo yon. Hindi ako bias na porke fan ako, ganito ang reviews ko bla bla. This film teaches us to speak up for what we believe. 


“We do exist in this society where women in entertainment are discarded in an elephant graveyard by the time they’re 35. Everyone’s a shiny, new toy, for like, two years. The female artists that I know of have reinvented themselves 20 times more than the male artists. They have to… Or else you’re out of a job. Constantly having to reinvent, constantly finding new facets of yourself that people find to be shiny. Be new to us, be young to us, but only in a new way and only in the way we want. And reinvent yourself, but only in a way that we find to be equally comforting but also a challenge for you. Live out a narrative that we find to be interesting enough to entertain us, but not so crazy that it makes us uncomfortable.”


Standing broad-shouldered next to her was a love that was really something, not just the idea of something.

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“I also was falling in love with someone who had a really wonderfully normal, balanced, grounded life. And we decided together that we wanted our relationship to be private. I wasn’t happy in the way that I’d been trained to be happy. It was happiness without anyone else’s input. It was just, we were happy.”


I NEED TO BE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY.

Malaki ang impluwensiya ni Taylor Swift sa buhay ko hahahaha, hindi dahil sa breakup songs niya ah, pero yung mga kanta niya ay sumasalamin din sa takbo ng buhay ko. #reputation

 

Ah basta panoorin mo na lang.

Tapos na ako sa chapter na mina-manipulate ng lalaki ang buhay ko. I stepped up on my own.

(photos from Tumblr)

The music that defined my decade ✨


Patapos na ang ’10s. Natutuwa ka ba sa mga pinakikinggan mo?

Skl yung Spotify Wrapped 2019 ko.

Dulo ng 2018 ata ako nag umpisa mag-premium. Kasi kuripot talaga ako kaya puro download lang ako ng mp3. Kaso ngayon tinatamad na ko magdownload isa-isa eh di ayan.

Medyo accurate naman to in fairness haha. Hindi ko alam kung bakit Almost Paradise (yung lumang kanta ah) yung nag-top nung time na yan (broken ka ba gurl?). Nung 2017 naman eh puro 24k Magic at reputation ang gusto ko. Yung Location Unknown ang nagtop ngayong 2019 kasi may ibang gumagamit ng Spotify account ko hahahaha favorite niya yan.

Heto talaga yung accurate songs of the year ko:

  • 2010 – Grenade
  • 2011 – Someone Like You
  • 2012 – The One That Got Away
  • 2013 – When I Was Your Man
  • 2014 – Mirrors
  • 2015 – Style
  • 2016 – Stockholm Syndrome
  • 2017 – Calling all my lovelies
  • 2018 – Getaway Car
  • 2019 – Boy with Luv

Hala sorry Bruno 😥 si Taylor na yung naabutan ng Spotify years ko haha. Dati 100+ yung kanta ni Bruno na nakadownload sa phone ko (ang dami niyang unreleased tracks).

Skl yung favorites ko from this decade: (Albums)

  • The E.N.D.
  • The Beginning
  • Nothing But the Beat
  • Teenage Dream
  • Prism
  • The 20/20 Experience
  • Doo-wops and Hooligans
  • Unorthodox Jukebox
  • 24k Magic
  • Dangerous Woman
  • Red
  • 1989
  • reputation
  • Lover
  • Entire discography ng One Direction

Parang gusto kong gumawa ng Top 100 songs of 2010. Kaso wait lang sige pag may time. Actually may year-end top 20 na ako pero syempre ipopost ko yon pagkatapos na ng taon. Wahahahaha

Luh bat puro American Pop? Bat di ka nakikinig ng OPM? 🤷🏻

Skl yung Spotify playlists ko: (Eto ang summary ng 2010s music taste ko, it’s either too emotional or too sexual char)

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YEAR END TOP 20 SONGS | 2019


And heto na naman tayo!! The best and the best. My favorites this year.


Actually tatlong bahagi etong post na to.

  • Part 1. 2019 Top 20 hits
  • Part 2. Top 10 OPM songs
  • Part 3. Top 10 tracks from Lover

PART 1. 2019 Top 20 hits

Pero puro 2018 pa rin pala mga pinapatugtog ko haha


7 RINGS – Ariana Grande

Kanta ko to pag bagong sahod char. I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it haha
“Been through some bad shit, I should be a sad bitch
Who woulda thought it’d turn me to a savage?”

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JUICE – Lizzo


CIRCLES – Post Malone


CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP – j-hope ft. Becky G


EASIER – 5 Seconds of Summer


INTO THE UNKNOWN – Idina Menzel
Ah ah oh oh oh-


PLEASE ME – Cardi B & Bruno Mars
Bruno’s dance moves are sooo fiiiiine

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BREATHIN’ – Ariana Grande


WATERMELON SUGAR – Harry Styles


PARADISE – Bazzi
This shit make me feel alive.


LOST IN JAPAN (Remix) – Shawn Mendes
2018 pa pala to pero this year ko lang naappreciate.


NICE TO MEET YA – Niall Horan


LIGHTS UP – Harry Styles


MEMORIES – Maroon 5
“Now my heart feel like December when somebody say your name
‘Cause I can’t reach out to call you but I know I will one day.”


GOODBYES – Post Malone ft. Young Thug


WITHOUT ME – Halsey
2018 din to. Relate din ako sa kanta hahahahahha. Sabi “it’s about being there for someone but not getting an effort back from them.”
“And then I got you off your knees, put you right back on your feet just so you could take advantage of me.”


DANCING WITH A STRANGER – Sam Smith, Normani
Para sa mga taong lumalabas kasama ng iba para makalimot, but no.
“Look what you made me do, I’m with somebody new-“


NEVER REALLY OVER – Katy Perry
Two years, and just like that, My head still takes me back
Thought it was done, but I guess it’s never really over

Just because it’s over doesn’t mean it’s really over
And if I think it over, maybe you’ll be coming over again
And I’ll have to get over you all over again

Thought we kissed goodbye
Thought we meant this time was the last, but I guess it’s never really over
Thought we drew the line right through you and I
Can’t keep going back, I guess it’s never really over-


CLOSE TO ME – Ellie Goulding, Diplo, Swae Lee
Eto din 2018 din. Pero feel na feel ko to. Ang sabi this written about the connection of two kindred spirits. It is about a turbulent, probably doomed relationship – someone to forget the world with.
“Even though we both know we’re liars and we start each other’s fires we just know that we’ll be alright.”


BOY WITH LUV – BTS ft. Halsey

Huy sobrang favorite ko talaga to as in eto yung nakakapagpa-cheer up sakin. As in bawat live performance neto inaabangan ko na haha (pati ibang kanta ng BTS magmula non), gustong-gusto ko yung dance steps.


PART 2. TOP 10 OPM SONGS


HULING SANDALI – December Avenue
Umiiyak ako sa music video. Tapos umiiyak naman talaga ako dahil sa pagkabroken ko haha medyo masakit aray.
“At sa bawat minuto, ako’y ‘di natuto
Ipilit mang iba, ako’y maghihintay sa’yo”


BINALEWALA – Michael Libranda
“Heto’ng huling awit na iyong maririnig”


214 – JM de Guzman
Dahil sa Alone Together.


NAGBABALIK – Rico Blanco, IV of Spades
“Pinilit ko na isara, Pintong ito’t limutin ka.”


PAGTINGIN – Ben and Ben
Naalala ko to birthday ko nung ni-release eh.
“Bakit laging ganito? Kailangang magka-ilangan. Ako ay nalilito”
Eto yung nagkaka-developan na kayo tas biglang hindi na lang nagpansinan. Luh.


IMPOSIBLE – KZ, Shanti Dope
“Di mo ba nakikita? Tapos na ang kabanata”


TRIANGULO – Sam Concepcion, Nadine Lustre, Nicole Omillo
Pero mas gusto ko pa rin yung original version ni Thyro and Yumi.
“Ako ang ‘yong kahapon naghahanap”
“Kahit ilang beses mong i-try, i-try, i-try, ang gulo gulo, ang gulo.”


DULO NG HANGGANAN – IV of Spades
Gusto ko yung guitar sa intro.
“Pag-ibig ko, bakit lumalayo? Pag-ibig mo, tila naglalaho?”


IMAHE – Magnus Heaven
Uy may nabuo akong kwento dahil sa kantang ito- Imahe
“Kinukulayan ang isipan pabalik sa nakaraan
‘Wag mo nang balikan, patuloy ka lang masasaktan”


IKAW ANG MELODY – MNL48
Di ko alam kung anong meron sa tunog na to pero parang narinig ko na siya about 20 years ago. Ang nostalgic.
“Bakit nga ba parang tayo ay may nalimutan?
May hinahanap sa bawat bagong pangarap
Pero parang ako ang malaking katanungan nitong musika”


PART 3. AND SYEMPRE!! TRACKS FROM LOVER ❤

Kasi parang magmula nang nirelease yung album eto na lang lagi ang pinapakinggan ko. Bias ano. haha.


  1. Death by a thousand cuts

This was my favorite track.

“My heart, my hips, my body, my love. Tryna find a part of me that you didn’t touch
Gave up on me like I was a bad drug, now I’m searching for signs in a haunted club”

“My time, my wine, my spirit, my trust. Tryna find a part of me you didn’t take up
Gave you so much, but it wasn’t enough, but I’ll be alright, it’s just a thousand cuts”


2. I forgot that you existed
“It isn’t love, it isn’t hate, it’s just indifference”


3. The Man
This is a song about “how much harder women need to work than men to get to the same finish line”


4. Cruel Summer
The synth ❤ I love it.


5. I think he knows
Sobrang bop neto na dapat next single na to pls!


6. Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince
“It’s you and me, that’s my whole world.”


7. Paper Rings
“I hate accidents except when we went from friends to this”


8. London Boy
“Darling, I fancy you”


9. Daylight
“I don’t wanna look at anything else now that I saw you
I don’t wanna think of anything else now that I thought of you”


10. False God
False God + Don’t Blame Me. Perfect Combination!

“The altar is my hips”


Yung first months ng 2019 ko puro pang-broken, tas ngayon puro love songs na ulit. HAHA.

See my previous year-enders:

YEAREND TOP 20 SONGS | 2017

YEAREND TOP 20 SONGS | 2018

The music that defined my decade ✨

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