Catching Fire Inspired: Colored Wedding Dresses from DressV

Last weekend, I re-watched Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and like the first time, I was awed how it was faithful to the novel. Even while in the middle of the movie, I nodded every time I remembered a particular scene from the book. As a bookworm, I can only count how many film adaptations were successful in following the plot and even the minute details from books. Being a reader gives me unlimited ways to imagine how a person or scene would look like, and it amazes me how the visual presentation of everything I read sometimes I agreed with Read More …

On weddings and bridal gowns

Hi everyone, it is the first day of May! Can you believe it is almost half of the year already? Time seems to fly faster than we thought. Soon, one of our close church mates will tie the knot and be one of those blushing June brides. She chose my sister to be part of the entourage so I went with her today to have her gown fitting. Exactly the same month last year, both of us did a few trips back to our assigned couturier. My cousin got married to her first and only boyfriend and she wanted that her only Read More …

30-day Blogging Challenge: Day 12 (A song that you want played at your wedding)

I suddenly woke up by the growing voices outside the room. “God, let me get more sleep,” I silently pleaded. I was beat and harassed for the last few days that catching some z’s seemed impossible. Oh well, I’ll reunite with my neglected bed as soon as the preparations are finished. “Preparations for what?” my sleep-deprived brain asked my being. “For what?” Oh! Then I bolted out of bed. I pulled my robe and made myself decent before I opened my hotel room. Outside, familiar faces crowded the doorway, all speaking at once. “Okay, okay. I got you guys,” I Read More …