I recently got myself an Apple Watch Sport to track my activity throughout the day (to help keep me motivated to work out) and found myself drooling over several watch bands. But I don’t want to spend more after already spending hundreds of dollars for the watch so I checked Amazon. And just as I thought, there are a lot of cheap watch bands already being sold there. After thoroughly checking a lot of watch bands and their reviews, I decided to order my sport bands from LNKOO; and my milanese loop band from ikeen. LNKOO Sport Bands – The bands…

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This morning, we decided to bring the kids to the park; and I thought it was a good time to wear our sneakers (given by my mother-in-law). My daughter and I both have pink ones; while my husband and son both have black ones. So why not wear matching outfits to go with our sneakers, right? Yes; I am that mom. I take advantage of every opportunity that I have to wear matching outfits with my kids and I love doing that. I’ll probably keep doing it until my kids let me. Outfit Details: On me: Top: Express (similar) | Shorts: No name brand…

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My daughter has always been scared of the water. She doesn’t like the pool or beach at all, even fountains (I think the only water she likes is the water from the faucet when she’s taking a bath). No matter how we tried to entertain her (give her a toy, show her how much we’re enjoying it, etc.) while in it, she would always be anxious, would cling to me and fuss so our pool or beach time would always be a quick one. It was Saturday afternoon, both kids woke up early from their nap and already had their snack. There’s a pool party in our…

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I’ve been fortunate enough to have been featured at Independent Fashion Blogger‘s Links à la Mode for this week. Check out the other bloggers who have been featured as well below. Aesthetic Distance: No Points for Pants Al-Balsam Life: Beat the Summer Heat {Even When You Have to Work} The Antisocialista: Guest Blog | The Mini in Me Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans: {Fashion Folio} Autumn Calling Everest Says: Styling August in Red and White Fashion Panache: Travel Style | Black Jumpsuit & Multicolor Accessories Five Foot Nothing Shopping: Petite Girl Style Tips | Make Your Legs Look Longer Goldwill Digger: Going…

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Dressing up and wearing high heels used to be two of my favorite things. I used to own different kinds of shoes to go with whatever outfit I was in the mood for – strappy sandals, wedge espadrilles, sequined pumps, snakeskin peep-toe heels, studded sandals, suede ankle boots, knee-high boots – you name it, I have it. But motherhood came and changed all that (no complains and definitely no regrets). Since giving birth to my 2 beautiful kids, flats have always been my best friend. Wearing one makes it really comfortable especially if you have to rush every morning from the house to…

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I’ve always wanted to rock cropped tops but I wasn’t one of the lucky ones who have been blessed with well-toned abs (I know! I know! I have to work really hard if I am determined to have one but, you know, food always gets in the way). So when I saw a set of cropped top and skirt for kids in Peppermint (store from Manila), I knew I had to buy it for my daughter. Outfit details Cropped top: Peppermint (similar) | Overalls: H&M  (similar) | Straw hat: The Children’s Place  (similar) | Socks: Gymboree  (similar) | Hair clips: Gymboree  (similar) | Shoes:…

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Let me just warn you, I am not an expert with regards to makeup. Just like most of you, I am just someone who is fascinated by it. It just so happened that I was able to get my hands on the Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Sample Kit (from Sephora). So why not have some fun playing with it and share with you what I thought, right? I will do a 3-part review;  one per panel – the Purples and Pinks, the Reds and Browns, and the Neutrals. Since this is just a sample kit, I had to use a lip brush during application.…

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Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you’re having a good day! It’s the hubby’s birthday today so we’re taking him out for dinner. Nothing fancy; just him, the kids, and me in a simple Japanese restaurant nearby that I just recently discovered. But still, I decided to dress up. It’s better to be overdressed than underdressed, right? Peplum is one of my favorites because it’s always flattering for anyone (as long as you get the right kind). It hugs your curves in all the right ways; it showcases your assets while still looking classy (it’s also perfect for concealing a muffin top or any waist problem you may have). And for all…

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In the Philippines, where I grew up, parents usually celebrate the baby’s monthly birthday during his/her first year of life. They would usually prepare a few entrees and a cake (and, sometimes, other desserts) that they will share with the whole family. When my daughter was born, it was just my husband and me, so I opted to just dine out every month instead of cooking. We decided to do the same thing with my son’s monthly birthday, even though my dad was staying with us during the first 6 months since he was born. I guess it’s just easier to dine…

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Happy Tuesday, everyone! Outfit details: Green top from The Limited, Floral skirt from The Limited, Nude heels (Sam Edelman) from Zappos, Teal purse from Salvatore Ferragamo, Necklace from Tiny Tags, Watch from Apple, Bracelet from Tiffany & Co. Have a great day! **Check out the Florals Trend Spin Link LinkUp at The Fashion Canvas and Walking in Memphis in High Heels. To keep tabs on One Awesome Momma, don’t forget to follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Bloglovin’.

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