Currently / June 2020

Currently June 2020

We’ve reached the middle of the year. The halfway mark. Usually, we backtrack and review our goals and plans for the year and assess where we’re at. I haven’t looked at my monthly goals since March to be honest. I’ve just been trying to get through each day with as much sanity as I can maintain.

Music Monday

I’m nearing the end of my 21-Day Abundance Meditation practice and the daily mornings silencing my thoughts have been quite relaxing. My friend Jenn of Woowoo Ritual Goods shared this playlist with me a few months back and I’m looking forward to listening to it so I can continue morning meditations even after the 21 days are up.

Tasty Tuesday

I have baked 16 days out of 30 this month. I did one massive bake day for Macy’s Fields orders. Turned some banana pudding into accidental gelato when I put a tub in the freezer. So I made chocolate orange faux gelato when I had extra yolks again. Made shakshuka for Nior’s birthday. Made the one-a-day baguette twice. Made pandesal again—twice! Ate a lot of salad. Attempted my own Tres Leches. Tried a new bread recipe and used a different brand of chocolate for cookies.

But also got to eat stuff that I didn’t make!

Wishful Wednesday

Three and a half months of staying indoors and still no end in sight. I miss seeing everyone but I’m still not comfortable leaving the house—especially as the cases keep rising each day.

But also getting frustrated because it’s been a little difficult collecting payment for freelancers during this period. I’ve gone 7 months without being paid for a project I completed on time, so you can say I’m quite patient. But I really wish billing people didn’t feel like begging for money. Going on my third year of freelancing and I still haven’t gotten used to this part (maybe I shouldn’t!).

I have been supplementing my income with twice a month bake days so I’m grateful to friends who have been supporting Macy’s Fields. Thank you so so much.

Thoughtful Thursday

Anyone else have Zoom/video call fatigue? During the start of quarantine, everyone was eager to hop on a call. And then, we all did our own thing. This was an impromptu Zoom session when Ninna was in town for a night. So impromptu that I just got out of the shower when I entered the room, haha. Someone said how random our topics were that night. I guess that’s what happens when you want to talk about anything and everything. I loved this and I’m glad I joined in even if I was about to get ready for bed already.

Fashion Friday

Been on a Marimekko trip with my nails lately. Trying to maintain my mani for at least 2 weeks before repainting my nails. One of the first things I purchased during quarantine was a bottle of nail polish remover and a bottle of polish in this pretty color.

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Tomorrow is a new month and I’m going to start it by baking!

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