Friday, December 28, 2012

Mr Korean boy

I am talking about my friend's lil man. She asked me to find him a winter coats that is fashionable and cool, lol. Because she wanted to surprise her son. I hastily grab my mouse and start looking and so i bumped to my favorite online shop on their kids section this navy and white plaid winter coat. From the moment her son layed eyes on it he loves it and bugging her mom. He is so cute lil fellow, he made everybody laughs and very good entertainer so to speak! After days she shared me a cute photo that he is wearing the jacket and i though he looks like a lil fashionista, a Korean boy that dress like this! 

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Parky Animals

Kids is always kids, and sometimes mom can be a kid too! That's what we are into lately, every weekend we ask daddy to take us to the park and spend hours or so up there! Just having the best time of their life, lol. Kiddos really having fun as always has been. They enjoy it alot and give them the opportunity to mingle other kids as well. We have so many parks and playground here in our place, we sometimes having a hard time where to go, they're all nice, clean and huge! So far we've been in three (3) different parks here! 

Friday, December 14, 2012

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Carpet Dilemma

Not me but I came across an article that discusses about choosing the right carpet and I thought it’s worth the share. If you want carpeted flooring, you may find yourself just clicking on that click for carpet key, too excited to buy but then later on caught in a dilemma. With so many designs, colors, and materials to choose from, finding the right one is not as easy as we thought it would be. So why not let’s check for some expert’s advice and see what they have to say.

Among the advice is to choose the right padding. For high-traffic areas like the living room or kitchen, go for dense and firm padding while bedrooms and other areas with low-traffic, may just need less protection. Another thing is to understand maintenance. If you have kids or pets in the house, you should avoid hard-to-clean carpets and instead go for textured rugs which conceal footprints and vacuum tracks. Take time to compare. Yes, not because you like a particular style means you just grab it. Make sure it blends well to the over-all look you want for your home or certain area of your home. This way you can avoid getting several styles of carpets and then end up realizing it doesn't actually works. And of course, select your carpet provider. You can never go wrong if you had them from a reputable source. Ask for feedback from friends and read reviews. A trusted store will not just provide you with a beautiful carpet but will also help you with the installation and you can always turn to them when it comes to maintenance. Don’t worry, these shops won’t blow your budget. They actually provide listings and advice on how you can be a wise shopper.

No need to be caught in carpet dilemma, make it a fun experience with the right info and help from the experts.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The thing with carpets

Carpets and rugs I think make great flooring. Why because carpets provide many benefits and is something durable and can last for years. Carpeting has this comfortable feeling when you’re walking and sitting, the cushion makes it friendly when you’re playing with your kids, and of course it’s slip-resistant. Not just that, did you know that carpets help reduce noise? When there are too many people moving around the house or when doing a vacuum, carpets reduce the noise between the floor levels. So they are the perfect option for multi-level homes thus to minimized the sound of footsteps and stomps.

Would you like to have carpeted flooring? If you live around Erie, PA, then you might want to check out Flooring America’s webpage. They have an amazing collection of carpets and rugs from the most popular brands at affordable rates. By the way they also offer Erie carpeting installation, that’s because they want to make sure your floor, well, looks the finest. The in-home measurement they offer is for free, yes, at no cost at all! Then when your carpet is ready, the installation thing will be scheduled.

I am actually browsing their collection now React by Design Collections caught my eyes. It’s very simple actually but I love the somewhat patterns, like a mesh design that makes it stylish. It’s available in many colors but something neutral is ideal for a whole house. My dream house will definitely have carpeted flooring but maybe just in the individual rooms. I prefer bold and vibrant rugs in the living room, yeah, something fun and unique. So anyway, friends in Erie, if you have plans of shopping for carpets, just visit the site and start your search, you sure will find something perfect for your home. Winks!

Just popped!

I wasn't expected these at all! Found it in a baggy bag when sorting out our stuff. Three (3) cute girl shirts, seems like i went out for shopping after seeing them. I have no idea when or where those shirts came from it is either bought it from store or someone gave it to my lil girl. Oh well, pretty good deal, they're all cute and the missy loves it! Just glad i don't need to buy more shirts for her in the meantime, thank goodness for those.. huh! The middle one is almost outgrown to her already but still can wear it in just short period of time. Maybe will last till winter season. Because the kid grow like a weed in the meadow, lol. 

On home restoration

I am reading an article about home improvement and restoration and find the advice of Sara Hobbs, a director of Cleveland Restoration Society, well, true indeed. She said that when you’re planning to restore or remodel an old or damage property, “don’t do it alone.” Many people have the tendency to rush things, maybe because they want their property to be up again, or maybe they want to use their budget right away so that it won’t be spent on other things. But jumping into a project without enough information and good planning may result to glitches along the way. The advice is to actually hire a contractor, guys that are expert in the field with work experience for years. You can discuss with them your concerns, expectations and of course budget and they will develop a plan that will work for you.

For instance, if you live in Austin area and you need your property be restored, you can call Kowalski Construction. They specialized in water damaged projects and that includes extraction, dehumidification, structural drying, smoke removal, temporary fencing, fire damage repairs and more. You can be sure that they will handle your project the best way they can, in fact they've been making clients happy and satisfied according to feedback for many years already. You can actually find out more of their services and all they have to offer by simply visiting their website, the first step you can take to rebuild your property.

It’s not an easy task restoring a damage property, in fact, it can be a daunting, overwhelming journey especially if the damage is done overnight. But with the right information and great back-up team that can work for you, every step towards bringing back your home will be worth it!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Proud of my son

Today is his school reschedule conference 101. Every twice a month the online school where son enrolled, the assigned teacher will be checking his progress as the year ends, see how much he is progressing. Well, we are so glad that he is great in his subjects and lessons. The Mrs. D told us that the entire class room my son is on the top, he got the highest grades and success rates on readings. Today she made up some words and the students should get perfect on those to our big awesome surprise our son got it perfect meanwhile she mentioned his classmates or other students, they only got couple or up to 17 points right, then son was perfect point of 57! How amazing is that? we are truly proud of him and Mrs. D said we did such a good job teaching him. 

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Cool Djs

Not so long ago when I was still a teenager, I used to watch a music channel show not only for the love of music but mostly because of the super cute and witty DJ, lol! He talks smart and carries himself very well which makes him adorable. He’s also very talented, he sings and dance and did a lot of DJing thing in a super cool way! But he’s also humble giving credits to the people behind the camera and the equipments they’re using that accordingly bring magic to everything. Well now that I came across akai apc40, I know he’s referring to these kind of things. I wonder what happened to him, did he got married or simply fade away from the limelight? Hmmmm… Whatever happens i hope he is doing great!

Park Time

Another great Saturday afternoon at the park with the kiddos. Almost they don't wanna go home because of so much fun out there. They met 3 kids ages the same as them and the were playing tags and sand castle making. I am just happy to see them having the best time of their life! Promised to the kids as long they are being good we always bring them to the parks. Then after couple of hours in play stations, we headed towards the beach and watched the waves and it was relaxing!

Have a wonderful rest of the weekend guys!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Swing it!

Having kids brings out the child in you I guess. I mean, thought I’ve outgrown doing childish things like going to the park and enjoying the rides already but I though wrong, it’s actually fun! Especially if you do it with your kids, you get swayed and bounced in the air, it’s one of the most priceless moments I should say. Hubs and I really wanted to bring the park in our backyard since now we have descent good size back with pvc privacy fenced. He thought of having that kind of play station for the kids sometime soon. By the way, swing sets raleigh nc are available to those living in the area, they can set up a fun-filled playground for you and your kids to enjoy. It’s always nice to keep the child within isn’t it? It’s a great way to prevent wrinkles!

Party in their Room

We purchased this 11-in multicolor disco ball party light at Lowe's a week ago. Kids loves it how the lamp rolls and have all kinds of their favorite colors lights! Son's fave orange and blue, then pink and green for missy. It is fun actually they turn it on and it works good, they are fascinated with the lights like ball. haha. And it doesn't make any noise so we are happy with it. When they go playing inside their room, always turning this on as well, it's like there is a party going on!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Winner Rugs and Carpets!

I never thought I could love rugs so much that I actually swallowed my pride and asked the seller and owner of this house to leave her beautiful rugs behind, safe in my hands lol! Seriously, rugs and carpets are pretty investments and if we take care of them real good, they could last years, we can even pass them to our children. So it’s practical to buy rugs that not just look amazing but of high quality. One source is, it’s been serving satisfied customers for 3 decades and counting, providing them the best quality floor coverings.

They have everything from tiles, vinyl, hardwood, laminate and carpets, just browse their collection and shop for your style. I personally love their Side by Side by Evans Black carpet design. I thought it’s classy with carved trellis patterns. Since it’s made with Stainmaster ExtraBody nylon fibers, it’s sure tough and soil and stain resistant. I was thinking, if I could have this kind of carpet, I’ll go for ‘Windy City’, it’s kinda like red/maroon something, yup forever red for yours truly!

So anyway, if you’re interested, head up to their website and choose your style. You can request for a free measurement and estimates for your floor project. By the way, I need to mention, their carpets t has a 15-year warranty, how cool is that? It only shows that they can really last for years in its best shape possible. For those hunting for rugs and carpets that’s worth the investment, this could be the one you’re looking for.

His and Her's

I am talking about kids bedroom, was finally done! Organizing and sorting wise. I can not imagined how much stuff they have and despite of that momshe able to managed and she handled it as easy as 123, lol. Anyway and practically speaking we decided to put them in one bedroom for now since kids are still little they don't really need a bigger space and for us also, it will lessen our loads in cleaning their rooms every now and then. Because you know how kids can become messy as they can be! two(2) in one(1) cleanings solution is a good mindset ideas for parents. Well, since the bedroom is quite bigger and fits twin size beds, there's his corner and her corner also in the opposite side of the wall. The boy loves cars and boy stuff and colors so i make sure he got all his things well put out together, his curtain hanging on one of the window and his cars chairs, lamp, frames and all that manly stuff.

Meanwhile the lil girl loves her princess thingy, so i did a purple curtain on the other window, haha! And her girly wall decorations, like butterflies and hearts, as well all kinds of stuffed toy animals that she called it her sisters and friends. Her Dora's chairs, her doll house on her side spot too. Actually it turn out nicely than i really anticipated and still got plenty of space for them to play and their stuff to put in. So far so good, we are all happy about it. We'll move one of the kids out to other room as they get bigger enough and responsible. 

Love at first sight

Do you believe the words above? I personally do, I’m not generalizing but there are things in life that makes your heart skip a beat and your eyes battle, something that will just make you say “yes!” I always encounter that when shopping for shoes, lol! Seriously the house we settled in here in FL is one example of love at first sight. Really, it was a long and frustrating search, with lots of deliberation. Then that faithful day came and the husband drove around the neighborhood. It was just supposed to be a simple wandering, we didn’t know something was waiting for us at the corner.

So a nice, neat looking beach house caught my attention. Told the husband to drive towards its direction and to our surprise, there was this signage that says “For Sale.” You know that moment you realized there is something exciting that lies ahead and you just can’t help but smile, yup, that’s exactly it. So we pulled over the driveway and silly as it can be but I thought to myself, this is going to be our pavers soon! The owner was so friendly to let us inside without an appointment, lol! As we toured the house, I just knew it has to be the one. Was giving the husband an irresistible smile and battling eyes so as to give him a hint, so glad he got it! To make the story short, I realized that it takes a whole lot of patience and an ample amount of time to get what you hoped for, and that it will land in your lap in perfect timing.

Here’s a bonus, we learned that the landscape and everything in the pave way are from Pasifika, the best when it comes to outdoor space and landscapes. Winks!

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Her afternoon drill

The regular routine that my daughter has been doing lately. We have huge back yard with pvc fenced and her big brother will just go there and play anything and everything that they might think interesting and fun. She's definitely a peanut, she did lots of acts and we just enjoy watching her! I am glad that the place we purchased got lots of potentials yard wise? i super loved it! It makes our days and moments easy and manageable unlike the old we had, i can't leave them alone outside because of unlocked fencing all the way around. However this time i can do my blogging and household thingy while they are playing and i can still see them through!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A gift

Husband kicks his being romantic tonight! He had an overtime job and we went with him and so after the work done we headed up to grabbed a bite at the Chinese restaurant in town. To make my story short, when he was up for paying the check, i was wandering around and i saw on a very corner the jewelry display. It absolutely caught my attention to those beautiful and sparkly rings on the wall, oh i just loved rings!! I told him i have few favorites and this is one of them! It's a gold overlay with a rhinestone leave and yellow crystal cut piece just perfectly beautiful. In my surprised, he also paid it to the cashier and the woman handed me the ring! What a sweet hubs I've got! Thank you bebe!! Another addition to my collection. Wink. lol.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Kids At the PARK

That's when we were at the park earlier, kiddos were having so much fun to the point we had to bribe them for slushy just to go home, lol. Was effective though, we're all thirsty after the two (2) hour activities. They look so cute and adorable just watching them made us happy too!

On Spine Treatment

My cousin has scoliosis, an abnormal curving of the spine. Good thing we find out about it earlier. It’s not something so serious and the doctor’s recommendation was just about proper exercise and lifestyle. But in more serious cases, sometimes a patient needs to undergo therapies and operation. The spine treatment centers of america is one place where people with spine problems can go and actually be treated. Well, the spine is a person’s backbone, it has to be healthy and in the best shape possible!

Playing time at the park

It's Sunday and sunny day in sun shine state, so while the kids are hyper we took them to the park close to the beach her in town of Vero Beach. It is a wonderful huge park, we are the first family early noon then couple hours several came in and play also. Kids were so happy and enjoying every play station up there! We told them as long they are being good mommy and daddy will take them most afternoon to play and just roam around whatever they want too do in the park. They sure like birds just came out from the cage. lol. All of us got to relaxed and chilled out, then after we got some slushy from sonic. 

Friday, November 16, 2012

Back to Business

Things happened so fast, as if we were just planning to move to FL and now we are finally here. It’s as if only yesterday when they were discussing to sell the business and now the family is starting a new one. Well not really new, it’s the actually the same tax office. Everyone is back on track! Eavesdropping I may be, the guys are looking for Custom signs which definitely has a say to what the office stands for. I know they’re excited for the opening, me too! Husband and the siblings are doing their best to finish the project as soon as possible. Things are doing well for the whole family here, we can only be grateful! 

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Future Architect

Our future architect! He can sketch, draw, trace in his own imagination. We are so proud of our lil man, he is 5.5 years old now and we are blown away by his milestones. He is indeed advance in many levels. I really thought that he is behind to other kids like his age however we found out that he is ahead. He can reads paragraphs and so much more! These are just samples of his sketches and drawings either in the monitor or papers sure he got the potential as a future architect, haha. He is fascinated with cars in awhile now, he knows quite few names of famous cars and truck around, i tell you that! lol. Just proud of him! Wink.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Before I go to bed

My eyes are so heavy already but still fighting it though. Before going to bed I must rush and check out this raleigh accounting firm. A friend who recently moved to NC is looking for one since it’s almost the end of the year and before we know it tax season will just be around the corner. I know very well the feeling of doing things at the last minute, it’s not fun at all. Since she knows I’m into blogging and bumps into different companies most of the time, she thought I can help her with some feedback. Alright so I will check it out first and send her the link later.

Busy days ahead

Momshe will be so hectically busy in the days ahead guys, so i am not sure if am gonna be online more often. Though is just for a mater of days because i am excited to say that this is it! We are finnay heading up to the sun shine state. Too much packing to do here and there! And by the time I'm done i guess am pooped out! I wish i have my mom and sister here to help me but sadly they're not so i think i will do my best to get things ready. Wish me good! Wink!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Window shopping

One of the things I enjoy doing online is window shopping. You see, we can actually hop through multiple stores all at the same time without the hassle. I do enjoy visiting different home decorating store, I often end up having this bucket list of items I want to have. I have to say home decors for the kitchen are really my thing. Stuff you can place in your China, bottles and glasses of different sizes, colors and shapes, I simply adore them! I know a lot of moms can relate to me on this one. We just love the best job in the world which is being a home-maker, the best we can be.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Pizza Girl

She knows what she want, and she want cheese pizza and bread sticks! haha. She can eat them everyday if we allow her but we don't. Kids sometimes are so finicky and they stick in one thing and get bored all of a sudden, if they want that one thing all they ask is that one thing haha for a period of time. In contrary for the boy he likes pepperoni and cheese. Once a week or so we had a pizza night, and they get all excited of course kids and pizzas get a long very huh! If your kids are finicky as well, pizza might be excluded, the only food you can't go wrong! Wink.

Friday, October 19, 2012

The cure for the finicky little Missy : Funbites Review

Feeding two kids is fun but definitely a challenged as well. I’d like to give them hearty, homemade meals every time as much as possible, yet sometimes the very food they like to eat are the ones from the fast food. Not to mention they tend to be so finicky especially with vegetables. The little Missy enjoys food but choosy as well, it should be desirable to her eyes or else she’ll refuse to even give it a try. So to beat the fuss over food, I looked for ways to make her plate eye-candy. With the help of course of some essential tools such as Funbites.

They are pieces of plastics with different shapes that come with a curved blade cutter that’s able to create small, fun bites. I have here several shapes but the little miss loves ‘Luv it!’ This mold creates a big heart and so as several tiny ones. As you can see in the photo above, strawberries look extra tempting and fun to eat. Vegetables like squash, potatoes, etc looks pretty as well when they are turned into cute-shaped tidbits.

Moms out there, I definitely recommend keeping this tool in handy. If your little ones see such a happy and fun platter, they can be finicky no more. Winks!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Flu season

Just a reminder for moms out there since it is flue season is just around the corner, do not forget to give our lil ones their flu shots or flu mist for their protection. It is really hard watching them to get sick so one thing we can do is prevention! I just had my kiddos their flu mists, i chose this rather than shots because i can't stand them being poke by those painful needles! :(. I recommend mists for little toddlers, it's so easy just inhale the mists in just a matter of seconds and that's it no screaming and upsetting. You can ask your doctors about it or they will recommend it for you! Either way would be good whichever comfortable huh!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Barbie Pink Dreams Giveaway

This is awesome isn't it? Every mom would eager to have this cool barbie house for their lil princess! Well, who know you could have this just for free, Yes! When you join the giveaway! Don't miss the once in a blue moon chance, this is perfect for holiday gift, and for sure your girl would have an ear to ear smile and very much delighted! She'll be happy! Welcome to the Barbie Pink Dreams Event!
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Noodle & Boo Review

They say having a baby will make you feel younger, can I add something? I think having kids will make you feel and look younger as well. The special kind of bond a mom has towards her kids is indescribable but definitely it shows. Young and fragile as they are, we mothers will make sure to give them nothing but the best as much as possible. And that includes using products that are safe and gentle to their young and sensitive skin. Noodle & Boo is one example. Their line of baby skin care and maternity products are formulated to be safe for babies and pregnant moms. I actually used their elasticity oil when I was conceiving. It prevented stretch marks and got rid of itchy belly so well! I also need to mention about their extra gentle shampoo, it does well to make my little girl’s locks soft, lovely, and healthy. What about their super soft lotion? The little girl especially loves it, she makes sure to pat it all over after bath like a real grown up Missy. LOL!

Noodle & Boo baby care and maternity products are indeed cool and lovely essentials for mothers and the little ones. No wonder a lot of celebrity moms recommend them too. Winks!

Blast Weekend

The kids had a blast last Saturday! We went for a ride to Nashville and visited for the second time around the centennial park where the Parthenon of Athena located. Park was packed had a wedding and band singing! The girl and boy got to roamed around and freely like a bird in the sky, haha. Then we found a train display at the east part of the park as well a military plane, twas really cool! My boy had to explore and experienced about the history of the state, well thus would be added to his home schooling extra curricular activities and his time spending on this kind of field trip are credited to his hours, so pretty cool, huh? We love this! They're just like me love outdoors and adventure! Wink!

Hows your weekend by the way?

Friday, October 12, 2012


Time passed by so fast, I can still remember when our plans of moving to FL were first brought up by the in laws. We were anxious, excited, optimistic, mixed emotions we then had. Now it’s really happening and today my bro-in-law and his wife are leaving. They are going ahead of us that’s why they are so busy right at this moment I know, they might be packing their luggage already and their stuff including wall cabinets stuff.  We are going to be so busy in the coming of days but at the same time looking forward to what’s in store over there. Anyway, got to go for now, will sort still cluttered stuff in the the rooms, it’s long overdue I have to do it today. See ya later!

She got a taste

I am talking about my 3 year old daughter, i tell you the girl got the taste of her own already, lol. I was window shopping online looking for outerwear for them and we both sat down on the chair, when i bumped to this super cute toddlers jacket, she screamed and said " I WANT THAT MOM" what a fashionista! She love the style of course and the color she likes it yellow, actually there are three different colors but she managed to like this in such a short noticed! She's bugging me to get it with matching please, please! haha. Just can't get enough with her reaction when she sees beautiful girly stuff, oh well she's always on the line! 

Monday, October 8, 2012

Step2 LifeStyle Legacy Kitchen Giveaway

Another great gift to give for our little ones! So mommies out there i am inviting you to participate to the coolest giveaway event right now. I myself been wanting to have this awesome pretend toy for my kids. I am sure this would be so much fun for them to play!

With holiday just around the corner Real Mom Reviews, myself and a bunch of other bloggers have teamed up to bring you one of this years hottest gifts! The Step2 LifeStyle Legacy Kitchen is a fun-size kitchen that is perfect for any space with loads of value packed into a fun, multi-level kitchen great for any age boy of girl!
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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Her Castle Bed

Our lil girl adores princesses, she thought she's one of them and we always tells her that she is our lil princess! She gives us smile as she hears that phrases. So daddy came up an idea to build a princess bed, twas last year that daddy finished it in just a matter of week because his princess A is so excited about it!  What he did was built a castle bed with all the extra accessories on it! He did the foundation and designed, meanwhile momshe did the paintings. It matched her room purple and pink, lol. Then i glued some crystal beaded stickers here and there so that it will really look like a princess castle. Plus the princess bedding's of course for the final look. There's a crown and arches. One arch is missing yet daddy will gonna fix it in no time! What you think? Isn't it neat! Feel free to ask a quote about customized kids bed we are here for yah! Wink!

Every little girl is always a princess in their own BIG way! hehe. 

Friday, October 5, 2012

Wine making is cool!

The process of making wine calls for plenty of time, expertise, and a whole lot of talent but you know what, you can actually make a wine of your own nowadays. There are wine making kits, for example the ones from Wine expert that allows you to formulate your own flavor and aroma. The kit includes 10 liters of pure varietal grape juice and concentrations. I don’t drink, well occasionally but it’s quite interesting to know it’s possible. You see, it allows you to experiment flavors and lessen alcohol content, store it in fancy bottles and have it as your collection or as a beautiful present. Nice!

Doctor's Appointment

Seems kids still feeling sick for the past 2 weeks since we arrived from Florida they have this colds that's hard to go away! We thought of being stress from traveling is a one big factor of them not feeling good. So we decided to call up their doctor because getting worried about something is more serious! Wednesday had their appointments, to our nice surprised the doctor stated that they are totally fine, nothing much to be worry about, their immune system are fighting and their respiratory is clear! Not enough to take antibiotic doctor said. So i am relieved. 

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Bloggers Wanted ~ Barbie Dream Townhouse Event

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Mom Time

On the weekend while the husband is home i usually have a lonesome moment with myself, i get to relax and just chill and the rest leave it to the daddy, haha. Last Sunday what i did was pampering my nails, i did some manicure and try some nail polish on. I ended up this style that i very much loved. It reminds me back home when i was in college my mom hires her personal manicurist and pedicurist and sissy and i also wanted to clean our toes and hands, that was fun time for us three Maria's.  Since am away from them i learned to do it myself! This style is like a french nail although instead the traditional french nail design there's a twist, pretty sure my mom knows the name. Wink!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Bloggers Wanted: PlasmaBike Giveaway Event

Once again i am so thrilled on this event, another exciting giveaway for our little ones. A lucky winner will get a PlasmaBike. This giveaway is available to US and Canada.

Sign Ups are now open for the PlasmaBike Giveaway Event. This is a free event to join! 

Prize: Plasma Bike 

Want to know more about it? Check out Natural Mama Review! 

Event dates: Oct 15-29,2012 

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Garden Playhouse Giveaway

Do you want to surprise your kids with new toys? If so guys join this very fun and cool giveaway. You could be the winner of this imaginary playhouse toy for your children, pretty sure when they receive things like this kids will be in cloud 9. I personally wanted to have one! So come and join this giveaway.
The Little Tikes Secret Garden Playhouse is creatively charming and will provide fun for hours for both boys and girls. This adorable playhouse can be kept indoors or outdoors. Well-designed and every side offers a different dimension of fun at every turn. The built-in table with stool within the Secret Garden playhouse allows the kids to pretend play as servers of cakes, buns, and other eatables. A child pretending to be a customer can sit on the outside stool and make the purchase. A canopy over the table offers shade and another built in table for the pretend play customers. The re is even a battery-operated doorbell on the side to alert the server.
The Little Tikes Secret Garden Playhouse features a working "dutch" door for easy entry for servers and crawl-through garden gate provides added fun. There is even a play sink with faucet for cleanup time. With all these features, the Secret Garden playhouse not only offers lots of fun to the kids, but also sparks their imagination and helps develop interactive skills while learning good manners.
Little Tikes Secret Garden Playhouse Features:
  • Built-in table with stool
  • Awning over the table for shade
  • Working "dutch" door and doorbell
  • Crawl-through garden gate
  • Built-in role play features
  • Play sink with faucet
  • Assembly required
  • Dimensions: 36"L x 84"W x 65"H

One lucky reader will receive the Little Tikes Secret Garden Playhouse

Hosted by Mom to Bed by 8 and Mom At 40
Giveaway ends October 22nd at 11:59pm, open US and Canadian Residents, ages 18+. To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!
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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Kids will be kids

Mom was busy doing chores and errands inside the house, meanwhile the kids was very busy as well doing the mess! That was caught in the act, what a messy room could be? when i check my kids playing in the boy's room. Toys were everywhere, stuff were upside down, threw here threw there! Instead i get stress I try to just relax and chuckled up how the tiger got upside down like that, poor thing! I can not believe it how two small boy and girl did a tremendous big of a mess! Haly Guacamole! I guess kids will be kids.. Whew! I am glad they listen and help the mommy clean the room. 

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Free Sign-Up : Step2 LifeStyle Legacy Kitchen

I am participating in the FREE LifeStyle Legacy Kitchen giveaway event hosted by Real Mom Reviews. One super lucky reader will win a Step2 LifeStyle Legacy Kitchen

 Cost: Free with announcement post or 3.00 with out. 

 Giveaway Open to: US only. 

 The event dates: October 8th-October 30th.

 Free Link Option: Facebook 

 Optional Paid Link Options: $2.00 for Twitter or Pinterest 

To sign up for this event click here.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Shady Looks

 According to an old man's tale, when you are wearing sunglasses you are up to of something or hiding, uncertain and mysterious, lol. Well for me it doesn't mean like that! Wearing sunglasses is understood to protect your eyes from the sun's rays. These days fashionable sunglasses are very common, all ages is using it! As for me i can't not ride a car or go somewhere without having them. It makes me feel comfortable and protecting my eyes from drying beside the sun rays. These are my randomly selected shady looks. Those shades are my favorites can not live without them in my purse and either one of them must be carried all the time. I put a pair or two in our car as well so, if one is forgotten i have a back up pair, lol. Though I love those all from RayBan style to edgy look. Thanks to the sponsors from Firmoo fashion sunglasses i got them for free!  Others, I got them from my favorite online store GJ. Just saying i am no collecting of sunglasses but i just enjoy having them as my accessory Wink.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Bloggers Wanted ~ Secret Garden Playhouse Event

Secret Garden Playhouse Event is hosted by Mom to Bed by 8.

Prize: Little Tikes Secret Garden Playhouse

The event dates: 10/1 - 10/22

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

His first big boy BIKE

The little man's first big boy bike, we told him if he is doing great in his school we going to get mommy and daddy a new bicycle for him, and he didn't fail us! He did most of his school thingy beyond our expectation. A 16" Pro Thunder Bicycle is what he chose, he wanted orange color because that's his favorite color lately used to be blue now its orange, lol. Got it at online. He get so excited and being a good boy right now he knows something arriving pretty soon! For sure he'll love cruising the yards on this bike featuring cool chrome graphics.

More features: Crossbar pad adds protection Oversized steel short frame Steel unicrown fork for durability Knobby, puncture-proof tires Rear coaster brakes Double-guard chain guard for added safety Training wheels are preassembled Ages 6 to 8.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Homemade FG Basket

Next week for us is a busy week! Why? nahh we just having a wedding date, lol. Well, a family gathering, my bro in-law finally getting married to a beautiful fellow Filipina a family friend back home, they met when husband and I with kids and him went to visit PH last September of 2010! Anyhow, the rest is history! They will tie the knot in just a matter of days and everybody is very much excited of course including meh! YEY! Husband and I will be in the entourage so as our lil man and the lil girl, she's their flower girl! So to make my story short, since i do enjoy doing crafts I decided not to buy her flower basket but instead to make one! So i did, this is the basket i was working on for 2 days, it is customised by momshe the color motif is purple with blacks and whites ensemble. I wanted to be unique and not a store bought basket! It is only simple but pretty, the bride and groom decided not to have a lavish or extravagant wedding just private with families and friends so thought the basket fits perfectly! That's the step by step thingy. What you think do i qualify for a job?? LOL.

Material you need for this cute simple flower girl basket:

A basket of any kind (depends what size do you want, that was from my plant i kept the basket for future use)
Fabric glue, glue gun or any kind of crafts glue.
A box of rose petals
5 packs of decorative flowers
2-3 rolls of ribbons of any color and designs

That's it guys.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

It's not time yet

My uncle had plans of putting up a pharmacy, it's his dream venture maybe because ever since, he has been connected with pharmacuetical products. So anyway, he was serious and last year was 'the year' he thought to be. He made some appointments with suppliers already, looked for a place to leased and even started to canvass stuff such as Pharmacy Fixtures, gondola, cabinets and accessories. He met up with prospective clients and started gathering papers. The first step was doing fine but then somethings happened that was out of his control. It didn't push through. Well I guess it's not yet time. Things happened for a reason and we really can't rush and haste things especially if we want to hit the target. I'm pretty sure that business is just around the corner waiting for the right time.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The creation and the model

I know for sure I've already written an article about my new hobby but i just wanted to gathered them once again, haha! Well, here are the stuff I've been up to for quite sometimes now! Creating crafts for my baby girl. You know how girls loves this kind of things "the girly stuff", apparently my 3 year old girl is one of those girly girl. She's our princess and i enjoy dressing her up, doing her hairs and all that. When i get bored it's either i go online, baking and sometimes online shopping but i opted and make some balance to not to be on the computer all the time instead do something else so i decided to create a new hobby and that is the sewing dresses for my girl and crafting! Those are my collection, i created those and along with my one and only model, lol. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Barbie Dream Townhouse - Free sign up!

The Barbie Dream Townhouse Event is hosted by Mom to Bed by 8.

Prize: Barbie Dream Townhouse
The event dates: 10/15 - 10/30
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

On drums

I love music but I guess it never loved me, lol! But I know someone who is such a music fanatic and she is none other than my younger cousin. She loves to sing, dance and play guitar. I know her long time frustration is to learn how to play fantastic drums but accordingly, it’s one of the most difficult and complicated musical instrument there is. The beat has to come from within, a real talent that is. What makes drums less simpler, they are more costly too than handy ones like the guitar. I guess drums will only be a mere dream to my cousin, but you know what? Why not!

So we are back!

We're back from our long 3weeks stay in Florida, got to visit the grandparents with great grandma as well. Vice versa we've missed each others so we are thankful that in the 3 weeks time with them i may say we had  a great moments TOGETHER! The father and son gone fishing several times meanwhile, ladies just spending each others company chatting and chilling out. Had the opportune time also to helped out their large garden and such! Headed back Monday and had the longest drove experienced in our life!! Whew. Total of 14.5 hours instead of 12 hours because we've planted to drove by the coastal line of Atlantic ocean rather than in the boring interstate the entire time! Anywayz, butts hurts, sore backs, stiff necks but all is well and the hours is worth driving for got plenty of beautiful pictures as we go along! Wink!

His Harmonica

My mom lost her father when she was barely three years old because of illness. She has no memories of him except that he plays harmonicas. My grandmother used to tell us that if he’s alive, he could’ve taught us play harmonica too for he’s good. The sad thing though, grandma wasn’t able to keep the harmonica grandpa used to play. I wonder how is it like listening to someone so close to you play a melody , much more if it’s a sound from a harmonica. Oh well, I should stop this sentimental things before I get to miss home so much!

Monday, September 10, 2012

best Buds

While everyone was busy fishing, I was obviously busy with another thing. There's nothing more beautiful than seeing your kids growing up like weeds and there's nothing more wonderful than knowing they're best buds and simply partners. She got him and he got her, that's what siblings are. I love these pictures, although I have no idea what are they up to, seems like they're pooling on something or what. LOL!

Thursday, September 6, 2012

She and Shells

She's ready go shelling with her princess pink bucket, whenever we go to the beach carrying the bucket is her thing all the time whatever it takes! 

Then here you go the lil missy is busy picking up shells, she's picky when it comes with looks, it has to be purty and cute otherwise she'll just throw them back to the sand. We are so ahead of her and she just taking her time all the way behind us! She look so cute carrying her pink bucket around. I just let her do that because she have the fun time experience of her life and take note she never forget each shells she got! Yea, that's my baby girl!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Twas a long day

Since yesterday was a holiday housemates didn't do much of work here and there, instead the father and son went out fishing! Well, that was yesterday though! Today was kinda long day for us, husband was all day busy installing telephone and cable lines for parent in-laws new house and also he went to the local store to grabbed some bulbs if i heard it right it is the best halogen light you can get! Dad in-law wanted to have some nice new light bulbs around his house for extra lightning at night! I think they are cool. Well, glad hubs did all today and tomorrow is another sets of tasks i guess!

Monday, September 3, 2012

Shoesday Tuesday #103 : Teal Wedge

This is my beloved teal sling wedge pair of shoes! It is two years old but they're still looking new and the pair is my favorite among my other shoes i have, so i really do take good care of them! They are rare and limited edition of Qupid collection. I got plenty of compliments whenever i worn them in the meetings or spiritual feast. I love the color and the style it is so edgy and unique in my opinion! Wink.

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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Busy as BEES

At the ocean beach striking a weird posed...
At fishing groves...

Kids are busy like their mommy and daddy, they're our cheering squad wherever we go somewhere! Yesterday daddy was in the mode of fishing in the ocean and kids were as excited as us, lol. They love to play at the sand and seeing beaches is the best time of their lives! I am always behind them to captures every move they do, just feeling great seeing them together and enjoy each others company!