A Filipina thirtysomething grad student's blog with a side helping of geekery, food, books, music and beauty!

20/09/2018
by Layla
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Pie time! My experimental Salted Caramel Apple Crumble Pie

It’s been long since I posted on here, and as well, a long time since I have shared anything food-related on here, much less a recipe. I took advantage of today’s rest day, although it’s for a sad reason, as … Continue reading

26/02/2018
by Layla
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Read || The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Eva Rice

How are you? How was your Valentine’s Day? Hope it went well. 🙂 This is a book that I’ve been dying to review–but I re-read this book over and over to do this review justice. 🙂 It’s definitely my favourite … Continue reading

30/12/2017
by Layla
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My (new) multi-purpose cookie dough recipe

Baking cookies always gives me wonderful memories. Of wonderful Saturday afternoons baking cookies from the box (hi, White King), and dunking them into cold, fresh milk. Yum. When my older sister started baking stuff from scratch, I became her assistant. … Continue reading

22/03/2017
by Layla
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Gifts the student in your life will appreciate AT ANY SEASON

  Missed a birthday? Too late for Christmas? Not able to make it for Valentine’s Day? Got a student in your life you need to appreciate? While this post is actually late, one can still give gifts that can be … Continue reading

05/01/2017
by Layla
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Soup du jour: Cream of carrot and celery soup

The holidays have come and gone! To be honest, I’m still feeling stuffed, and mind, we didn’t even prepare a lot of food! For Christmas, we had roast chicken (followed Gordon Ramsay’s recipe for roast turkey…but as turkey is a … Continue reading

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