The Nuffnang Roadshow 2013 in Cebu

August 31, 2013

Late post? Indeed! This has been in my folder for almost a month now and yeah super late post. It should have been posted sooner but I guess it's better late than never, right? :D Anyways, this was happened last August 3, 2013 at The Henry Hotel in Banilad, Cebu.  My separate photo diary post for this hotel will be up soon.

A week before the said date I got an email from Nuffnang, I felt so excited because it was my first time receiving invites related to blogging. Though, it took me days before I confirm my attendance because of my fear and honestly I had my second thoughts of going or not. I even asked my fellow blogger if she also had an invite since I'd like to know first if I have someone I knew already who will come too. You know, I'm quite scared and I'm such a newbie! The thought of meeting some bloggers terrified me! However, thanks to Cheryl who encouraged me to attend and said that I should grab the chance.I coped up my fear despite of my nervousness when I came at the venue. Can't define the words! LOL.

So basically, the organizers enlightened us on what Nuffnang is and what are the benefits of being part of it They introduced to us the Nuffnang’s Talent Program as well. We have given the chance to ask questions even. It really was a whole interesting, fun, and interactive day for all us!

Who are the people behind the event?

Above is Mr. Abe Olandres, Nuffnang's Country Manager. I definitely learned a lot from him and  below were the tips I was able to list down. 
  • Focus on your passion - Try to find that 'thing' your heart wanted. You can try fashion, food, etc.. until you'll figured it out which really is the one.
  • Always strike a difference - Make your own and that will stand out among the rest. Show them what you can do best.
  • Always be grounded. Look back and never forget the reason why you are doing it.
  • Patience. It's a key. Don't hurry things out. It will come to you at the right time.
Here's the bubbly Ms. Thei Palijo. She's part of the Nuffnang Community Team. :) 
And here's Ms. Trixie Esguerra of That Girl Trixie who is from Nuffnang Talent Team. And since I wasn't able to take a picture of her as she talked about the Talent Program, I grabbed a pic from her blog. :D #sorrypo I love her blog!

Now, what is Nuffnang? Here's some details I got from http://www.nuffnang.com.ph/.
THE NAME: Nuff Nang is a Jaifakan word which translates to "Real good or real cool."
Our co-founders found a Jaifakan word apt to name the company they were international students in London when they first thought of starting the company.
THE STORY: "Nuffnang.com.my was launched on 27th Feb 2007, and had 300 bloggers signed up within the first 3 days. Nuffnang.com.sg launched shortly after, during April 2007.
Five years later, in 2012, Nuffnang.com has expanded to 7 countries namely Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Australia with a database of 1,000,000 bloggers.
Nuffnang is a blog advertising community that continuously building relationships to a growing numbers of bloggers. Bloggers part of it is called 'Nuffnangers'. Cool, right? Bloggers are served with ads of various advertisers through Nuffnang. To make everything fun, they even provide bloggers the opportunity to join events, giveaways, and product launches.  

Moving on to their Talent Program,  this aims to enhance and guide bloggers to become better. This will help those chosen bloggers to grow. The Talent team is the the one who looks for aspiring Talents. Everyone is welcome to apply. Discover your talents now! 

Thus, I totally had a great time! Looking forward for more. :) #NNRoadshow2013.

Feel free to join and know more about Nuffnang and don't forget to follow them in Twitter

Have a great weekend to everyone!


Dainty Chic by Loila L.

Hooray for Liebster Award!!

August 30, 2013

It's really good to be back! Despite of my long absence here in my blog, I am receiving such a good news from my fellow blogger. I have been MIA for past weeks and my apologies to that. If you followed me on Twitter, you might have an idea why. You can read lots of frustration-tweets. So busy at work for past few weeks that I have been missing my blog. But no worries, I'm back! *wink*

Anyways excited to share the good news, I am very thankful to Jeannie of Tease.Toss. & Tangled for nominating me with a Liebster award. I just read her comment the other day and I feel so giddy for this award because it's my first time! Woot! I am happy that people notices and visits my humble blog. Quite flattering indeed, isn't it?

So what's up with this kind of award?
"It’s a way to get new bloggers with less than 200 followers more recognition! If you get nominated then you must answer the 11 questions set by the person who nominated you, and in turn nominate another 11 bloggers and set your own 11 questions for them to answer :) The official rules are:
1. You must link back to the person that nominated you.
2. You must answer the 11 Liebster questions given to you by the nominee before you.
3. You must pick 11 bloggers to be nominated for the award with under 200 followers.
4. You must come up with 11 questions for your nominees to answer.
5. You must go to their blogs and notify your nominees."
Below are the Q's from Jeannie:

1.) If you could change your name what would it be and why?
Ans: If given the chance, I like the name Alexandra Marie! I love the sound of being called Alex as my nickname. :)

2.) If you could only have one make-up product what would it be?
Ans: It would be a lip balm. This is what I used everyday in keeping my lips moisturized.

3.) What is the most embarrassing hair style you ever had?
Ans: My grandmother used to cut my hair super short! It made me looked like a boy. :(

4.) What is your least favorite thing in pop culture right now?
Ans: I can't think any. Sorry!

5.) Your favorite subject in school?
Ans: Math! :)

6.) If you could travel any where in the world where would it be?
Ans: I haven't traveled outside the country yet, but I really love to have my first trip in Paris. Whoa! Quite expensive but it's my dream. Paris is such a lovely place, right? Next on my list is New York! Haha. Gossip Girl inspires me. :D

7.) Favorite thing to make when you're hungry?
Ans: SLEEP. Yeah!

8.) Whats the first thing you would do if you just won a million dollars?
Ans: Buy a house and lot, and travel to Paris with my family and boyfie of course! Yey!

9.) If someone where to describe you in 3 words what would it be?
Ans: Simple, Crazy at time, Short. <3

10.) You're current guilty pleasure song?
Ans: Put It In A Love Song by Alicia Keys & Beyonce

11.) What is your dream job? Why?
Ans: An IT related job as I am an IT graduate.Guess what? Dream come true! Worked as a programmer. :D


Now here's my eleven chosen lovely bloggers.
1. Style the Fashionista
2. Polina's Blog
3. Bella's Beauty Blog
4. Wardrobe Ventures
5. All About Cute Babies
6. D4zzling Me
7. Smize with Style
8. The Craziest Paradigm
9. Short and Sweet Joy
10.Justlovelife
11.Curiosity Wise|Karen Berdos

Answer these lovely ladies. :)
1. What made you decide to start up a blog?
2. If given a chance to date with a Hollywood star, who would it be and why?
3. Which you prefer the most, skirt or jeans?
4. Who inspires you to blog?
5. What makes you happy right now?
6. What is your favorite book?
7. What is the scariest movie you have seen?
8. Who is your favorite Victoria Secret angel?
9. Favorite brand/shade of lipstick?
10. What are the 3 words that will describe your personality?
11. What is your favorite tv series?

So that's it! Thank you so much once again and have a happy weekend to everyone. :)

Dainty Chic by Loila L.

What I Got from Chicnova for FREE

August 3, 2013

I am one of the lucky winners of Chicnova's Back To School Giveaway and yey! my prize came last Wednesday. It came just right to end my July with a bang! I am really happy and I feel so giddy receiving it. I love opening packages, it excites me a lot! I'm totally thankful and blessed. *giggles*

Chicnova is a leading online fashion retailer and it offers a various trendy fashion products, they aim to deliver fast fashion worldwide. The name ‘Chicnova’ consists of chic and nova, which directly expresses our wish: help women discover their styles to make chic star looks. And these are the items I got from them without spending my own money.


A Light Blue Jewel Embeddedness Necklace and a Low Waist Raw Edge Denim Hot Pants. Super pretty and I love them both!
 It's my first time to own this kind of shorts because I only have those plain denim. Such a lucky girl!:D

Isn't it lovely? I can't wait to wear this and do an outfit post. *wink*

And here is the Jewel Embeddedness Necklace in alloy which is pretty too. It actually matches with the color of the shorts. 
I love the details, those pretty stones on it! Lovely and classy, right? I will wait for the right occasion to wear this.

You might wanna check them out and grab these items too.Thank you so much Chicnova! Oh how I love saying the 'Chic' word! It goes with my Dainty 'Chic'... :D

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