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Mechanical pencils make me happy. Especially when they are cheap. These guys were about 80 cents each. Muhahahahaha

I added more to my Cosrx collection. With two sales/promotions, I saved 8 dollars.

One of my coworkers went to Japan, and made these little goodie bags for us. Really excited to use the eye mask. I’ll have to use it when I come home…don’t want to waste it on a short flight.

I did my gels back in NOvember…and haven’t bothered to do anything with my nails. Loving the length, but I do need to trim them. Making too many spelling mistakes when I am typing lol

Demolished #koreanbbq #bbq #meat #grill #korean #instafood #먹스타그램 #데일리 #얌얌

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Kbbq is always a good meal

My coworker shared her favorite smoke meat/jerky. Ben Cheng Hiang. A Singaporean yummy snack. Expensive, but I really enjoyed it.

Uniqlo is having their winter sale. Their heattech was on a super sale. Ended up picking up pairs of mens bottoms for ~$5, and womens for about ~$10. So, I got my family covered :)

I needed to relax in the warm comfort of the Jimjilbang. So…I went.
Love it.

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Last week on Instagram…

I said I was going to be good!!!!
I failed already! lol
I missed last weeks first Instagram post…which is why if you have an account you should follow there xD

Naw…I should just stop being lazy! haha

Anyway…going through rough patches…
Mostly it is because people think that I would be stupid enough to be petty. They don’t realize that I am trying to ensure that my students get the best education that we can possibly give them. If only they could understand that…we would be golden.

Also wish that people would keep their mouth shut, and that people had the intelligence to discern for themselves.

But that is besides the point.

Can’t help buying multiples when there is a great deal :P But then I found out on the weekend that they have a sale on these for the same price I paid, at Boon’s. Booooo

Saw this on 9gag and laughed. Poor kitty. #1000 #milestone #everyday #lol

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This was my one thousandth post. It seems odd, but it was actually fitting for that day…
I’ve been going through a rough patch (work, and personal issues…). But this one made me laugh. I actually had to download a funny facial Gif to my phone to make me laugh as well. Good vibes, and prayers for acceptance could help too :)

One day and one night of wearing heat tech, and I was sold. Picked up these all on sale. I spent 54,000w on all 5 pieces. Things I got to send to mom, and for myself.

We don’t have a Uniqlo in Toronto, and I hadn’t gone to one before I came to Korea. Got to say, I love it. I understand the hype. I snagged these babies all for 35,000w. Picked up more for mom and myself.

Cosrx has made a lot of noise in the ABeauty Reddit feed. That is where I accidentally came across it. I am quite intrigued by a lot of their products, but indulged in the One Step PimpleClear PAds first. Simplicity is what I need. I will venture into the Asol and Blackhead products after.

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Last week on Instagram…

No additional captions this week. Keeping it simple…

Pretty #christmas #holiday cups from #ediya #데일리 #이디야 #커피

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Last week on Instagram…

I’m trying to be good with my Monday Instagram posts…
Let’s hope I can keep it up again :P

I lack enough storage room at work, so I picked up this box from Daiso. I shove random things in it. This just happened to be yellow.

Thinking of @ay85 & @heesungyun today ^^ #wedding #weddingbouquet #flowers #sink #데일리 #꽃

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Today marks 4 weeks since I was standing beside my dear AY for her marriage to her forever love HS. These were our bouquets. The cold was bruising the roses, so we perched them in the sink.

Oh this kiddio is so hyper…but this video playing in our manger’s office has kept him still. Loved how my coworker joined him, so I hurried to snap a picture.

I got my hair cut with two of my other coworkers. We went to Edae/Ehwa University. I wanted to take them to Juno Hair #3, but I messed up the station, and ended up losing too much time. So, I took them to Juno Hair #2, since they had more people. However, I think that Juno Hair Outlet #2 takes better care of the details, as well as slightly better attention to customer service. Regardless, this is the meal that one of them ate that day. Sounded so nice, I had to record it.

I had the opportunity to go the GyeongBokGung Palace. I had been in the main entrance, but didn’t buy a ticket for admission into the grounds. We got there an hour before they closed. We still got to see a lot. But I would love to go back, and just sit. Soak up the history that this ground has stood for.

I hung out with my work wife/husband/significant other. Seriously…it’s weird knowing that I might be leaving her soon. In any case, we were at Starbucks to do some work…getting grading over and done with. But…damn. Two cakes, and two drinks cost a little over 20,000w/~$22CAN ToT

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Last week on Instagram…

As the weeks wind down…it is time to reminisce.
Have to figure out what I want from this blog of mine.
Have to figure out what it is that I want for the next year.

In any case, there are things to ponder.

But, for now, let’s poke around in my Instagram :)

Let’s talk about this. Dalkgalbi. A dish from Chuncheon, which I don’t love, but don’t mind eating. This was insane though. So spicy, and that cheese in the middle. It killed me. Really. I am apparently lactose intolerant to Korean Cheese. But it was so freaking good. I want to go back. After eating this, my coworker and I went to watch Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2. Good times.

I told you that I cannot resist Daiso. I really can’t. The gel pens are 2 for $1, and so smooth. Love it.

Chicken Mania always gets me with the shrimp chicken.

One of the meals that I had last week. A very good, go to meal for me.

When I had a transfer in Haneda Tokyo airport, I bought some of the Sakura Matcha Kitkat bars to share with coworkers. I saved one for myself. But, dang. It was so odd to eat. It was good…but it is so hard to describe. I honestly couldn’t describe it.

It snowed last week. I was so excited. The problem is, that it didn’t last long lol.

Donkatsu lunchbox. I’ve been pretty tired, and well, working more then I normally do. Comes with the position. So, I honestly made a meal only 3 times the whole week. It was bad. But, necessary.

I’m wearing Stila Caprice. A lip thing I got at the Lisa’s Cosmetic Sale a few years back. I wanted to be more adventurous in Korea, so I brought it with me. I need to get a few more wears before tossing it.

Olive Young/올리브영 and Watson’s/왓슨스 was having their sale. Up to 50% off. I was browsing the Instagram hashtags, and couldn’t stay away. I got the Peripera/페리페라 Ink Tint Mini set for 17,000w (very roughly ~$18CAN), Kiss Me/키스미 Mascara for 10,000w (very roughly ~$11CAN), and got the Embryolisse/엠브리올리스 from Watson’s for 24,000w (very roughly ~$25CAN). I went back again…I’ll share that later… T_T

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I got to try grilled/BBQ’d pig intestines. My mother was amazed I tried it out. But, I actually really liked it when it was super crispy. Yum.

Oops…#friedchicken #부어 #치킨 #데일리 #먹스타그램

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I love fried chicken here. The problem is, I have a wedding soon. I cannot gain too much weight, or else the dress won’t fit well on the sides. So, my students have been trying to keep me accountable lol. I totally crumbled. It was yummy. Good times xD

I picked up the TOMS for about $30CAN. They are the first pair I have kept. The first pair was a few years back, but it was just too narrow. Friend said if I wet the canvas on the side, I can stretch it out faster. So far, it seemed to work.

I also picked up the Muji 3 drawer. I don’t know how to stuff it!!!!! lol

Not sure if it is available back home, but this is the Maple Peacan Frap from Starbucks Korea. It was a BOGO/1+1 deal, so my friend treated me. SUPER CRAZY sweet…She needed to ask for more milk. But…I powered through it.

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Last week on Instagram…

Wow…
I know I know…
I haven’t done these in ages…

It was a coworkers birthday recently, so we all went out to eat. This was a seafood and bean sprout mix…which was oddly amazing. But then again, there are few things I have found not to taste amazing in Korea…

Can I just say how awesome Uniqlo is? I have bought some great dress shirts for about $11CAN. Super happy camper. I’m not petite in width, so I was glad I fit in their sizes. Plus, their fabulous organizing process for even socks…blows me away :P

It was Hangul Day last friday. Hangul is the Korean alphabet. Designed to increase the literacy rate for his people, King Sejong created it based on the speech anatomy. Luckily I didn’t have to work, which meant I could go biking on the Han River with the coworker. There was a festival going on at Yeouido, so we catch some action there.

Just look at this. What a beauty. It looked better on the phone…as the colours were brighter.

Took a wall to pick some stuff up. Dedicated players… ##soccer #park #spectators

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Plans fell through for Sunday, so I walked about for a bit. This is a park about 10 minutes from my place. The older men are always playing soccer. So energetic.

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