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We help you look chic in this cozy ensemble!
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The teen actress is nailing the sweater weather!
Need some OOTD inspo to rock the sweater weather? Let Sofia Andres serve as your style peg as it gets cooler this season!The teen actress scored an A+ in our style book with her ribbed turtleneck sweater in teal paired with grey ...
 
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We show you how easy it is to wear this look!
Because it's sweater weather and we love any excuse to bust out our cozy favorites, we're dedicating this week's outfit combo to the classic sweater and shorts look! It's the perfect go-to outfit when it's starting to get chilly but not quite ...
 
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We show you all the ways you can update this outfit combo!
Want to look super chic without having to pile on too many pieces? Simply sport your favorite sweater and skirt and you can instantly look really stylish, but with the right pieces of course! Not to worry because we're here to show ...
 
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Make this your go-to look during these 'ber months.
When it comes to dressing for the last months of the year, nothing is quite as perfect as sporting your favorite sweater. Not only is it cozy and perfect for the weather, it also present multiple style possibilities because of how easy ...
 
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It's sweater weather again!
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This will be your go-to look this season.
Sweater weather is finally here and the best way to celebrate is by definitely slipping into your favorite ones! We suggest you pair your fluffy, oversized, or cable-knit sweaters with your coolest new pair of jeans. Not only is this look a ...
 
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Check out all the chic ways you can dress up this combo for the perfect holiday outfit!
Looking for the perfect outfit this season that's both cozy and stylish? Look no further because sporting your sweater with a metallic skirt is the perfect go-to look for you! Not only are both pieces a hot trend right now, sporting both ...
 
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Cozy up in style with this chic fashion combo!
Even when the weather gets cold and wet, there are still lots of ways to look chic and stylish! One no-fail look is by pairing your favorite sweater with a trendy bottom like a pleated skirt. This outfit combo is not only ...
 
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Learn how you can easily make this trendy fashion combo your go-to look this season!
It's already November and that means the weather is only going to get colder and that the holidays are getting nearer. If you're on the hunt for a go-to look you can wear this month, we suggest you give the sweater and ...
 
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Find out how you can sport this rad and stylish fashion and beauty duo just like T-Swizzle!
Aside from being absolutely obsessed with Taylor Swift's newest album 1989 (we seriously haven't played any other album since it came out), we've also been all over the singer's never-ending, A+ fashion and beauty choices. The best example has got to be ...
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Cold Food

The most thrilling and delightful moment of any school day is opening up your baon during breaks. There is always so much excitement in unveiling your homemade meal and snacks housed inside matching heat-insulating containers. Because preparing packed meals is an age-old tradition of showing parental love, loved ones pour effort into curating a nutritious meal accompanied by a selection of side dishes, desserts, and beverages daily; it reminds us that we are being taken care of, even from far away.

Baon plays a significant role in a Filipino childhood. Almost every Filipino child comes to school with baon made especially for them by their parents or household helpers. Even Filipinos in the labor force continue to bring baon for varying reasons: to save money, recycle leftovers, cater to personal taste, or attend to special needs. Nonetheless, eating your baon is a heart-warming experience that allows Filipinos to bring a piece of home along with them wherever they go.

Even other cultures practice making packed lunch. In Japan, mothers create bento--Japanese meals in partitioned boxes. Because of the popularity of bento, trends have emerged, such as the Kyaraben, or character-themed bento. Naturally, Japanese parents and students began competing for who had the cutest and tastiest bento, and this is similar to what I have witnessed in my own childhood. I remember seeing my classmates sharing their snacks and lunches. They would compare and boast about their parents' or yayas’ cooking. In my case, I never had the chance to join in the competition or indulge in homemade cooking. Up until this day, I have never brought any baon to school.

For a long time, I envied others. As trivial or petty as it may seem, not having baon became a problem for my grade school self. During that time, I had to sit in a separate cafeteria away from my friends because the kids who bought food were assigned to sit elsewhere. You could consider me spoiled, but I wanted to experience something most kids did. I had food at home, so what made it so hard to bring some with me to school?

Now that I am on my final year in high school I have come to realize the benefits of purchasing my own food. Since I spent on food everyday, I learned to budget my allowance at a young age. Over the years, I learned to practice self-control whenever I wanted to eat more greasy fries and drink sweetened beverages. I have tasted the strangest viands at the school cafeterias, and I have repeatedly satiated myself over my latest delicious discoveries. Despite the struggles, I am thankful that I have never had baon because of what I have learned. Not to mention, I never had to experience eating cold food.

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