My son turned 1 recently and if you don’t know it yet, I wrote him an apology letter; you can read the letter here. Of course, we had a family dinner to celebrate his birthday. Other than spending time with my family, dressing up the kids is my next favorite thing during special occasions. I chose a checked shirt paired with a yellow twill shorts for my son; each less than $15. I can’t believe how time flies; it feels like it was just yesterday when he was born; but look at him now, he’s all grown up. While my daughter wore a romper…

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To My Second Born Child, I can’t believe it has been exactly 1 year ago (already). While Daddy and I were on our way to the airport to pick up Papa from an almost 24-hour flight from Manila, you decided you wanted to welcome him as well; that’s when the contractions started. I ignored them because I thought they weren’t the real thing. As we sat in the arrival area waiting for Papa, the contractions became regular and stronger. I tried to be calm (not to cause a scene or anything) during each and every contraction. As soon as Papa arrived,  I hugged him and tears fell – I wasn’t sure if…

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Although there has been a drop in the temperature last week for a few days, it was just temporary. We are still enjoying Summer and I plan to enjoy every bit of it. This $15 striped culottes that I wore yesterday is just perfect for the warm Summer days and the Momma duties that I had to perform. I brought my daughter to her first dental appointment yesterday and she wanted to be carried from the parking lot to the dentist’s office. I also had to move a lot while we were waiting to be called because she wanted to switch between the play room and the waiting room…

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We had dinner with my mother-in-law one weekend so I had my daughter wear the tutu skirt given by her lola (grandmother). I paired it with a simple white tee with “Perfect Princess” written on it and put her hair up in a pigtail. There’s something about pigtails, I feel like she looks so much cuter wearing one; so whenever I want her to look extra cute, I put her hair up in pigtails. Her lola (grandmother) gave her (and us too) 3 pairs of sneakers. She changed into her current favorite pair, the Disney Princesses that lights up whenever she walks…

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The past couple of mornings have been pretty chilly; there is no doubt that Fall is just around the corner. With the changing season comes the need to update your wardrobe; this is absolutely the best time to do just that (what a good excuse to do some shopping)! No, you don’t have to buy a  whole lot of new outfits; getting a few key pieces to pair with what you already have can, without a doubt, bring your old outfits back to life. But before you hit the mall or shop online; check out my must-haves to (hopefully) guide you in your fun task. Note: I may receive commissions…

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The kids had an End of Summer Bash Party at the daycare yesterday so it was an opportunity for me to wear my fuchsia a-line skirt. I really love everything about this skirt – the color is really nice, it hits me just a little bit below my knees which is perfect, it is very light and flowy which means I can move freely all day especially when it’s time to dance at the party (yes, I dance at my kids’ parties – I love to dance plus it’s a good chance for me to bond with them), and the quality is really…

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Wearing traditional clothes to work every day can get boring if done every single day. Personally, it feels like you’re wearing a uniform, just in different colors. Don’t get me wrong; I do like wearing the conventional dress shirt and pants or pencil skirt to work, especially on days that I am rushing and just doesn’t want to think about what I’m going to wear. But, of course, there are days when I just want to feel good and express myself; so what better way to do it than to dress according to how I feel, right? If you ever find yourself in that…

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Two weeks ago, I did a review on the Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Sample Kit that I got from Sephora. If you haven’t read the first part yet, you can check it out here. As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, I am not an expert with regards to makeup. This is just me having some fun while trying out the different shades included in the sample kit. Today, I decided to provide my feedback on the third panel of the sample kit – the Neutrals. I’ll do the reds and browns last so make sure to watch out for that. Here’s…

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It was Wednesday afternoon, we just got home from work and school, my daughter put a couple of Minnie Mouse stickers on my arms. I got her sippy cup and asked her to drink. As she was drinking, she saw the wounds on my right arm. She held my arm and said “kiss”. I lifted my arm closer to her cute little lips and she kissed my wounds, just like what I always do when she gets hurt. I said “Thank you!”; she replied “Abu!” (I love you!). – It was Monday, I felt movement in the bed, I felt a tiny…

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I took the day off work (and taking care of the kids) today to take myself out on a date; to do something nice for myself. When you’re  a mom, days like this are VERY rare so you really have to take advantage of it once the opportunity arises. I think the last time I did this was almost a year ago and I found myself shopping for the kids (not for myself). So let’s see where this day will lead me (I won’t promise I won’t do any shopping for the kids). Since summer is about to be over soon, I…

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