Links à la Mode, August 18th

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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The Momma Shoes

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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Cropped Top

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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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Sample Kit Review – Part 1

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. Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Review Since this is just a sample kit, I had to use…

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All Dressed Up For A Special Occasion

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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Dining Out With Your Kids

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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Greens and Floral

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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Pajama Shopping

Last week, my husband had told my son’s teacher that I am the “Queen of Bargains” when I told her where I got my Apple Watch bands (I’ll be sharing that with you soon) so I decided to share with you my cheap finds! I hope you find them useful! Recently, Carter’s had a really good sale. All the pajamas are 50% off + free shipping (no minimum), and I have a 25% off coupon which I could also use towards the pajama purchase. Imagine living in a tropical country like the Philippines where you’ll probably only need to get…

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La Mer… Is It Worth The Price?

I used to have oily face during the summer months and dry face in winter. I’ve tried several different moisturizers but nothing worked. Every few months, I would try to find a new moisturizer in the hopes of solving my skin problem. I was in the market for a new moisturizer and I heard about La Mer. To be honest, when I first heard about the brand, I told myself I won’t pay that much for a moisturizer. It’s just crazy!!! But the more I heard about it, the more I got curious so I started reading up about it. I…

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It’s The 80’s Day

It’s the 80’s Day at school, and of course, Mommy had fun dressing my babies up! Outfit details: Top was given by a friend, skirt from The Children’s Place, capri is actually a folded pants from Carter’s, socks and ribbon both from Gymboree, and pair of chucks from Zappos. Outfit details: both tops are from Gymboree, pants from Carter’s, and pair of moccasins from Deerieandco, hair done by Mommy. Thanks to my girl friends for helping me figure out what to have my son wear! Love you lots! Hope you loved them! To keep tabs on One Awesome Momma, don’t forget to follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest,…

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