Lucky Romance Korean Drama

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I keep on planning to write about Korean dramas since I really like watching Korean shows..
However, I really can’t find the time to do so..

Funny thing is, when it is about Ryu Jun Yeol, I am able to make time for him..
Haha..

Okay, when I heard that Ryu Jun Yeol will be top billing Lucky Romance along with Hwang Jung Eum, I felt an inner fulfillment.
Sounds weird right?
I was just so happy that he managed to get another lead role after Reply 1988.
Really felt bad that he was not the husband of Dukseon.
I fell in love with his character as Jung Hwan and fell deeper in love with his personality in Youth Over Flowers Africa.
I am happy for him that his hardwork paid off and I hoped that his new drama will be a success as well.
Plus his partner in the drama is no other than Hwang Jung Eum!
Such a big catch for his second drama..
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Lucky Romance has a funny plot.
Shim Bo Nui (Hwang Jung Eum) believes in superstitions and fortune tellers and she follows them blindly. She was told to spend a night with person who is a tiger (zodiac sign) for her sister to wake up from her coma state.
Je Soo Ho, on the other hand, is her boss in a game developer company. Coincidentally, Je Soo Ho is a tiger. You know what happens next. Shim Bo Nui tries to sleep with Je Soo Ho and their love story begins..

At first the drama is just okay.
I love how natural Jun Yeol’s acting is and for Hwang Jung Eum, her character is somehow similar to her character in She Was Pretty but she is still hilarious as ever.
It is funny but somehow, the “Kilig” (Heart-fluttering) factor is there but not quite.
BUT! The “Kilig” factor I was looking for unexpectedly hit me big time!
My love for this drama suddenly surged starting episode 9-10.
Watch this short clip to know why:

How cute is that? 🙂
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Anyway, if you are wondering what Kdrama to watch next, I suggest you give Lucky Romance a try.
It is entertaining and you will certainly love the characters.

is there another chance to make things right?

 

Photo 7-2-16, 10 31 14 AMhave i done the right thing?

have i said the wrong things or
did i keep to myself the things i should have said?

have i stood up and fought for the important things or
did i just let things that really matter pass me by?

do i keep the memories that are worth remembering or
have i easily forgotten them all?

did i choose to hold on to something that i shouldn’t have and
let go of the things that i should have kept forever?

have i cared too much or
have i cared too little?

am i correct to avoid the things that will hurt me or
is it foolishness not to fight and get hurt?

will confusion disturb me for a long time or
will confusion make me balance things out?

was i ever a careful thinker or
was i always been an impulsive emotional?

is it too soon to stop or
is it too late to turn back?

should i move on and just learn from my mistakes or
should i try to go back and make things right?

will there ever be another time, another moment or another chance?
or is there only one chance and i can only be grateful or regretful?

*wrote this note in Facebook 6.5 years ago..
i wonder what was happening that time for me to write this..

Oreo Truffles- A Perfect Treat for Valentine’s Day

Photo 13-2-16, 6 40 29 PMValentine’s Day is just around a corner.
Do you want to make something homemade for your bf this coming heart’s day?
Or do you need an idea for an easy but yummy dessert to make this Valentine’s day?
Or… Do you want to start a small business that will surely be a hit this love season?

Well..
Here is the answer–> OREO TRUFFLES.

First I’ll give you the reasons why:
1. You only need 3 Ingredients
2. Easy and fun to make; No-bake recipe
3. You can use your creative mind with the designs; It can also be a bonding activity with your kids
4. It is super yummy. With Oreo & Chocolates, you will never go wrong- I promise!
5. Perfect for different occasions.

If you are curious, let me show you how to make Oreo Truffles:

Ingredients:
54 pcs Oreo or 1 pack crushed Oreos
8oz Cream Cheese, softened
Chocolate (Depends on your liking)
   250 grams White Chocolate
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Procedure:

  1. Crush Oreos in food processor or you can purchase crushed Oreos to make things easier.

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    CTTO

  2. Combine crushed oreo with softened cream cheese using your hands in a large bowl
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  3. Roll into truffle size balls (1 tbsp). Place on baking tray with parchment paper and chill for 1 hour or put in freezer for 20 mins.
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  4. Once ready, melt chocolate and dip oreo balls into chocolate
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  5. Design by using crushed oreo, sprinkles, nuts or melted chocolate
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  6. Put in 1oz liners. Store in fridge and take out when ready to serve or give as gifts
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Valentine’s Day Heart Oreo Truffles
– Instead of rolling the oreo & cram cheese mixture into balls, use a silicon heart chocolate mold.

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Pointers/FAQS (Stores indicated are located in Manila, Philippines):
1. I use Beryl’s chocolates

2. Melting Procedure:
Finely chop chocolate block
Microwave for 15 secs
Remove the bowl from microwave & stir
Repeat until fully melted

3. Coating Procedure:
Others use toothpicks but we prefer to use spoon & fork to coat
-Put the oreo ball on top of the fork and dip it in your preferred melted chocolate
-Use spoon to pour some of the melted choco on your oreo ball until fully covered
-Use another fork to remove excess choco
-Gently slide the oreo ball to the baking tray with parchment paper

4. I use 1 oz liners

5. Bought containers from All about Baking
Dozen containers: ₱125.00 per 10 pcs
Half Dozen Containers: ₱67.00 per 10 pcs
You can also buy from Chocolate Lover
Dozen containers: ₱145.00 per 10 pcs
Half Dozen Containers: ₱70.00 per 10 pcs

6. Selling Price:
₱200 for 1 dozen
₱100 for 6 pcs

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To be honest, I just tried making Oreo Truffles out of curiosity because they look nice.
I got the recipe from the internet and tweaked it a bit.
I really didn’t expect that it will be a hit and we sold lots of dozens every week.
So I hope you will all give it a try.

Allow me to share our Christmas Theme Oreo Truffles we made last Christmas.

Christmas Theme Oreo Truffles:

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Sometimes, Pain is Not Enough

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Photo: Credits to the Owner

I tried to move on..
I tried to ignore how I feel..
I thought pain was what I needed to let go..
I was wrong..
I felt too much pain already..
But it seems like it’s never enough..
How much suffering do I need for my heart to learn the lessons?
Is there a way to control the heart?
Should I wait for it to be numb?
Can it ever be numb?
Everyday I feel a greater pain..
A wound that never heals..
A wound that grows deeper..
But still, I continue to love..
I want to escape from this misery..
When can I get through this?

When? 

*One of the few notes I wrote when I was hurting so much because of a past love..
This entry was written in 2009..
So please be assured that I have already moved on and I am no longer hurting..