Books & Brews Cafe’s Iced Matcha and Iced Hazelnut Latte ♡ | Coffee Review

Coffee Rating: 4.5/5

I’ve been eyeing this place for the longest time and finally I’m here!

Located at the back of Mango Square Mall (near the parking area), this place, I noticed, is the go-to for people who wants a safe and quiet place to study, read a book or just enjoy their cup of coffee in peace.

They have an open kitchen/bar which is a plus when it comes to sanitary–we can see how our food and drinks are made.

You can also borrow books while you’re there!

And a big YES for stainless straws and mason jars! ♡ #SaveTheEarth

Okay, now back to my review on the drinks. I ordered the Iced Hazelnut Latte and my friend ordered Iced Matcha.

For my drink, I was happy. It was not too sweet and not to watery considering there was ice on it for some time already. However, for the Iced Matcha, my friend said it it was a bit watery, thus the 4.5 score.

I’ll be coming back for their other drinks next time! ♡

Fat Fook Taiwanese Kitchen’s Wintermelon Milk Tea ♡ | Milk Tea Review

Milk Tea Rating: 5/5

If you are craving for milk tea, then you will do whatever it takes to get one.. Right?!

Well, a long queue is an exception for me though (aka lazy, but working on it!) that’s why I never get the chance to try some of the new hyped drinks unless they are not anymore, well, hyped. LOL. Am I the only one?!

Fat Fook is a Taiwanese restaurant serving authentic Taiwanese food. Fat Fook literally means Fat (in English) = Big | Fook (in Cantonese) = Good Fortune / Happiness.

It had a long queue, but luckily they had a separate booth solely for their drinks/desserts which was very convenient for people like me.

I ordered their Wintermelon Milk Tea priced at Php 100 + Php 20 for the pearls.

I love the taste! I guess you can say you can never go wrong with Wintermelon Milk Tea–for Fat Fook it definitely applies!

I totally recommend! ❤️

Work + School Update (Part Three!)

It’s been a long time since I had an update about my work + school. Aside from updating you (if someone comes across this post), it’s also a documentation as to where I am at this point in time. So, here it goes! ♡

Work Update:

We’re approaching the end of the school year. One more unit for the last term and we officially say goodbye to school year 2018-2019!

I’ll have my training over the summer. That will be interesting and I’m looking forward to it!

School Update:

A lot has been happening these past few weeks.

First off, I just officially ended my 2-week practice teaching at Mandaue City Central SpEd School – OT/PT Center yesterday. It was a bittersweet experience I would never ever forget. I documented everything from Day 1 up until our last day. I’ll probably post a video about it soon.

PS. It was just a short practice teaching experience because we still have to attend a lot of seminars and immersions which will happen this month.

Second, I’ll hopefully graduate this July 2019 with a Diploma in Special Education. Currently, I’m holding a Degree in Communication and a Certificate in Professional Education.

Initially, I was planning to proceed and get my Master’s Degree in Special Education.. Not until two weeks ago. Now, I’m planning to skip it first and have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education instead.

It’s an ambitious move, I know–sacrificing my weekend-offs and going back to school all over again–but I don’t want to regret things just because I was lazy and just because some people think it’s ridiculous.

It’s tiring, yes, but it’s all going to be worth it. ♡

The Lemon Co’s Lemonade with Yakult ♡ | Drink Review

My Review: 5/5

I am obsessed with The Lemon Co’s Lemonade with Yakult! ♡

I’ve been ordering it for a straight week now. It’s cheaper than milk tea (price and size fixed at medium and Php 69 respectively) + it’s healthier (freshly squeezed lemon and Yakult) so it’s a win. LOL.

If you are a Yakult lover then this should be on your must-try list.

Steffi Tip: You can order this with 50% – 75% brown sugar. The sweetness will not be overpowering the drink and brown sugar, in my opinion, tastes yummier.

If you tried it already, tell me what you think! ♡

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Anger

Your heart is racing fast and your body temperature goes up.

You just want to release all of your anger!

You might want to punch a pillow, scream your heart out, ugly cry or maybe write–just like this.

But wait… “Am I really mad at the person or to myself?”

I’m not so sure anymore.