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2015 has been such a great year for me. It sure came with some ups and downs for my family. Some major changes happened in our family life. My freelance writing career flourished. This blog took a back seat for most of the year but gained momentum again during the last quarter. There definitely were challenges but there were lots of blessings as well.

Before 2015 ends, I’d like to take a look back at the year and how I was able to capture some of the best things about it here on my blog. So, I’m sharing with you my most favorite blog posts for the year. Some of them are not necessarily those that got a lot of page views but all of them hold special meaning for me.

Here goes my 10 most favorite blog posts for 2015, in no particular order.

Staycation at Midas Hotel and Casino


This was a memorable staycation that happened in January and coincided with Pope Francis’ visit here in the country. We had a great stay in the hotel and we got to see the Pope too!

Our Epic Canyon Woods Weekend


It’s not so often that we get to travel somewhere with my mom, siblings and relatives. During this trip, we were not only able to do so with my mom and siblings but with one of my aunts and her son too. This trip means a lot to us because it was our last family trip before my youngest brother and his family relocated to Davao.

Summer Fun Day at Paradizoo


This was our first Paradizoo trip and it took place at the same time we were booked at Canyon Woods.

On Motherhood and Heartaches


This post went viral when I published it. I was really surprised because it was a very, very personal post about my struggle with my girls deciding to go live with their dad. It was way back in May and we have all settled into our new normal already by now. There are still struggles though but the most important thing is that we continue to learn how to thrive as a family despite the situation.

#PlanningForPleasure with My Shutterdori


I love this post because it represents the first time I fell in love with using a traveler’s notebook as a planner. Now I  have 5 of them, with one that I made myself!

Unboxing The October BuriBox


I’m super happy that I discovered the BuriBox when they first launched and was also able to introduce it to other parents as well. I use it to homeschool my son. He loves it so much that I’ve continued subscribing to it monthly.

#SeeWhatOthersCantSee 10 Things I Love About the ASUS Zenfone2 Laser


This is memorable to me because it was the first time I was asked by a brand to do a review of a mobile phone. I still use the Asus Zenfone2 Laser now and I love it!

#PlanningforPleasure at the PCPH Planner Party 2015


I had so much fun attending my first planner party. There were a lot of freebies and giveaway prizes. It was also awesome to meet fellow planner addicts. I’m looking forward to joining more planner parties in the future.

My First #ZomatoPH Food Crawl at Westgate Center, Filinvest City


This experience was epic not only because it was the first ever Zomato event I attended but also because I really stuffed myself full of delicious food that day. It was definitely one for the books.

Experience Ribs Heaven (and more!) at Morganfield’s


I loved that I was able to attend Morganfield’s launch recently courtesy of Zomato. I love discovering new restaurants and this one is really a great find. I love it so much we’re going back there soon!

There goes my favorite posts. If you missed reading any of them when they were first published, do click on the links now and start reading! 🙂

Thank you for being part of my 2015 guys! I hope you enjoyed reading my posts as much as I enjoyed writing them. Have a happy new year!

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  1. Happy new year Janice! Sounds like 2015 was an awesome year for you. To a brighter and happier 2016! Cheers 🙂

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  2. What a year it has been. Hehe. Where did you get your red planner, btw? I love it! 🙂 Hehe.

    Cheers to the New Year. May it be a memorable one! 🙂
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  3. Awesome year end compilation. Looks like you had an awesome year. Lets hope for a better one this year! 🙂

  4. It looks like an Epic week. I had a chance to stay in Canyon Woods since it was my audit client before and I really enjoyed the place.
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  5. Happy New year! its great that you were able to list down some of your favorite post last 2015. Like you I also have some fav post especially those trips I had with the special people in my life 🙂

  6. 2015 seems like a good year for you. I wish you a prosperous new year ahead and more happiness to come your way. God bless!
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  7. It’s so nice to look back at all our 2015 adventures may it be good or bad 🙂

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