My LDR

I have been so blessed to meet a partner who was willing to make the daily choice to love me from 400 miles away. A small distance compared to other LDRs, but the time and presence away from our loved one is identical. Last year, I had the opportunity to grow in my career path…

Travel Beauty Essentials

by anngail@empire When your bag can only fit so much or when you’re finessing through security at the airport to get to your next destination, you most likely have your go-to items bunched up. Here are some of my beauty products that I can’t be without on any trip! 1. Concealer. There are times when…

Everyday Makeup: Spring Edition

by, anngail@empire The weather is changing and the flowers are blooming! I’m swapping my warmer coats for my lighter jackets (Keep an eye out for more @empireintheair custom DIY denim jackets!) and of course, keep my makeup simple and light to let my skin breathe and get ready to get as many kisses from the sun. I…

Promposal 2017.04.30

I’m going to prom?!  This Sunday was a trip. I made it to my 7AM flight from SJ to LA. I survived a full 8hr work shift. All I wanted was to end my day with calling Kent during my drive home. Walking to my car, I wait for the dial tone…  “Hey, I can’t…

AkbayanSJSU’s 29th Annual PCN 2017.04.29

PCN stands for Pilipino Culture Night. Universities across the US celebrate the rich Pilipino culture through a play filled with traditional dance and music. I was blessed to participate as a cast member, core member/choreographer and producer during my college career at San Jose State University. This year was my first time being a audience…

NAPA 2017.04.28

Happy belated birthday, Char! We enjoyed the day in Napa Valley and went wine tasting at Domain Carneros, V. Sattui and had delicious food at Gott’s Roadside. It was a beautiful day in wine country with these hilarious beauties. We can’t wait to visit again! The beautiful birthday girl! We got a 5th complimentary glass…

2017.04.27

Bay Areaaaaaaa! My first full day home, with no time to waste,  I spent quality time with my  mom and sister trying out a new spot in San Jose called The Breakfast Club. The space was so open and bright with its gorgeous floor to ceiling windows. The aesthetic inside was clean and simple with…