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About carmelamacchiato

I'm Cristina, this username was named after my husband's favorite coffee drink. In a span of less than a month in November 2015, I quit my decade old job as a news tv producer, got married to the love of my life, and flew to California, seven thousand miles from my hometown, the Philippines. Yep, thats how I roll… or how my life ricocheted.

Mid-“week-end” well spent

We just recently returned from a two night stay in puerto princesa, lovely palawan. My mother enjoyed it, we too but since its my third time. It’s alright.

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Im back in Pilipinas

So precious when my parents sister and dog picked me up. 

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Building thick skin 101

taken from: http://www.theemotionmachine.com/how-to-build-thick-skin-and-stop-being-so-sensitive/ Too much sensitivity can stop you from following your goals and passions in life – because you are too concerned with how other people think of you, and you’re not comfortable just being yourself despite the negative judgments. … Continue reading

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34/100 lemonades: iKEA over Craigslist won

One week at our place today. Thanks to Ikea and its affordable range of furniture, we were able to furnish our modest apartment for goddamn cheap! Finally my husband opened his eyes that living with others won’t be good since … Continue reading

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One month has passed since the accident- and other takeaways

Exactly a month ago our lives changed in split second when an oblivious driver hit our vehicle, making our beloved and well taken care of vehicle roll over twice. By some miraculous twist of fate, despite the miserable condition of … Continue reading

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Thank you Pinterest!

A parting gift to our sweet landlady. Inspired by giftbaskets from Pinterest. I think I overdid it but heck I’d go for the dollar store basket next time lol. This whole thing costs about 60 bucks and to think they … Continue reading

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Turning off my milk intake

Bye bye dairy A week after guzzling down this amazing raw milk, i fuckin got all bloated again. Dissapointed. But moving on.

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