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Ever since I coloured my hair violet, I have gotten a lot of good reactions with it, even my mom! T...

Ever since I coloured my hair violet, I have gotten a lot of good reactions with it, even my mom! That alone is surprising! Haha! And it made me really happy I went through with that decision since I've always wanted to have a different hair colour. :) Now, everyday it has made me question more all the things that I wanna do and achieve in life. I have an endless list in my mind; some I remember, some I don't. But often times I try to write them down on my notebook and simply call it my BUCKET LIST. :)

I'm sure you all have your own version of a Bucket List. Like some do a list of things they wanna achieve in a year and the others create a list of things they wanna do before they die. It's the easy. The only difficult really is how to check the items on your list. Often times we get lazy, we try to put it off another day or we simply think it's not possible for the mean time to accomplish our Bucket list. But until when are we gonna hold back, right?

I'm in my 20's and soon enough (specifically 5 years), i'll be 30. I don't think I wanna wait until I'm in my 30's to go for all the daring things that I want to do NOW. I wanna be able to take charge and go for it! After all, waiting just increases the agony and regret. My new goal is to try and lessen my "WHAT IF's?" and be more of a "I did it!" kinda person. It's time to stop wondering what i'll do for the rest of my life and start making things happen!

Your list doesn't have to be filled with difficult things. It can be as simple as wanting to drive a car or going on a road trip with your friends. It's want YOU want. That's the best part of making the list. :)

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Some of the things I was able to achieve in my Bucket list:

[] Conquer my fear of heights and bungee jump off a 40 feet tall structure
[] Get married-Civil
[] Eat at Sakae Sushi
[] Divisoria trip with the BFFs
[] Attend a Holi-Festival of colours Celebration
[] Learn Archery
[] Dye my hair purple
[] Ride a vintage VW Beatle car

A few of the things that I want to accomplish in my Bucket list (in no particular order):

[ ] Travel with the Husband and kids (can be domestic or international)….
[ ] Gain 105 pounds
[ ] Attend craft classes (rubber stamp making, water colour, etc.)….
[ ] Get a small tattoo on my right wrist
[ ] Attend a fondant/baking class
[ ] Go to the National Museum with the boys and my best friends
[ ] Graduate college
[ ] See Athan graduate from Kinder 2
[ ] Have my dream church wedding
[ ] Volunteer at an orphanage/senior housing
 [ ] Paint on canvas frame again…
[ ] Play Tennis again…
[ ] Swim with dolphins
[ ] Go to Italy and make a wish at the Trevi Fountain
[ ] Attend/see the Hot Air Balloon Festival at Clark Pampanga 

These are just a few that I have on my notebook. It's longer there, but I wouldn't wanna flood you with them. If you're not the notebook type, maybe you can also do your Bucket List via the internet. :) Here's a great site to do it at: :)

*Photo from Beb Ana* :)

Blazer: Suiteblanco
Earrings: SM Accessories
Necklace: Fashtag Infinity 
Pants: American Eagle
Sneakers: Nike

Making a list can also boost your energy when it comes to life. You have so much to look forward to and enjoy. :) Don't waste the seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years wondering what you'll do and if you can do it. Just keeping trying and I'm sure you'll be much happier crossing out stuff from your bucket list! Like me! Hello violet hair!! ^_^

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  1. I love your hair, glad you ticked that one off your bucket list. I too have a bucketlist, I have so much more to tick off, but I'm excited with the endless possibilities :)

  2. Violet hair! Now that's really something! :) I haven't made my bucket list, actually, lol... but I know I should have. Maybe it's not too late to start one.

  3. Your hair looks red in the photos, noh? Natawa ako sa gain 105 pounds, ako naman ata dapat maalis 105 (exag!!!) hahaha


  4. Love the look, especially the hair! :)

  5. I also have a bucket list and I'm trying to accomplish it. I wish I could be as brazen and do something like color my hair!

  6. Wow, where were you able to go bungee jumping? What made you actually think you can finally take the leap of faith to do it? :) I love your new hair color. It's fun and makes you look younger!


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