This Bangkok trip was quick. I arrived Saturday, went straight to costume fittings & had hair treatment, then I proceeded to my hotel, ordered room service and chatted with my sisters, Ate & Pinky.
Sunday I shot the TVC & ended in time to have dinner in AKA Central World. It's a Japanese yakiniku place my sisters introduced me to.
Bimb had a fever so I made a quick trip to Gap to buy some clothes for Kuya & him. I went to Toys R Us to buy him some Spiderman toys because I promised he'd have some as soon as I got home. Then I made a stop at Asia Books which is located just below AKA.
“Yes, I'm a happy NERD,” Kris shares as she started reading Jenn McKinlay’s Sprinkle with Murder (Cupcake Bakery Mystery).
Best friends Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura are finally living out their dream as the proud owners of Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery but their first big client, fashion designer Christie Stevens, turns out to be an excessively demanding bridezilla.
Adapted from the lifestyle blog of the same name, Cupcakes & Cashmere is a handy guide for the modern woman. It gives valuable tips on staying beautiful, decorating the home, undertaking DIY projects, testing seasonal recipes and having a personal style. Read the blog or browse the book - in any way, you will come out a much more well-rounded woman.
World-class thief and highly skilled operative Robin Monarch is an agent for the CIA, called upon to use his unique skills to kidnap and interrogate a Russian nuclear scientist suspected of selling technology to the Iranians. But that’s only part of the challenge – one that many trained agents could handle effectively. They’ve called upon Monarch because, after the interrogation, he must return the scientist without the Russians, the Iranians, or the scientist himself ever knowing he's been grabbed.
TV personality Tim Gunn of Project Runway details the fascinating history behind every item of clothing we've known - from Queen Victoria’s corset to Madonna’s cone bra, to capri pants and Hillary Clinton’s power suit. Gunn, the fashion historian, enjoins readers to see the simple clothes we wear from day to day in a totally different light. Library journal says Gun's book " is great fun and best for those interested in an introduction to the past lives of what we wear. " No item in the closet is left uncovered.
James Patterson, one of Kris' favorite authors, returns with a teen detective tale that will leave you breathless. Young Tandy Angel was the last person to see her parents alive before they were murdered. Tandy and her three siblings become the likeliest suspects by the police. Tandy must use all her willpower to clear the family name but she finds that digging deeper into what happened reveals unforeseen knowledge about what her parents were really up to.