That Pretty Red Coat I so Wanted to Buy at Macy’s is in My Hands Now!

I know a pretty coat that will look good for my girls when I see one. Last Black Friday sale at Macy’s I saw this classy fleece red hooded coat for my first born. I fell in love with it but couldn’t buy it at that time for I thought it was too much to be paying for. I spent quite sometime in children’s coat department and couldn’t take my eyes off it. In that end, I walked away from there empty-handed. I went home and couldn’t get over how beautiful that red coat is.

Days have passed, I moved on and bought a trench hooded coat at Gymboree online. It was half off plus free shipping, I loved it but it pained me I wasn’t able to use my 20% off coupon and $5 certificate I earned, I paid $25 plus tax for that coat but had returned it. I was thinking, it wouldn’t worth keeping if I am feeling dissatisfied with it. So anyway, I returned it to the store yesterday.

I went to Macy’s afterwards and visited the children’s department area again where that red coat is. Voila! There are still plenty of coats are still available including the one I fell in love with last Black Friday. I scanned the item and rang up $30, last time I scanned it, it was $36 more. I thought $30 was still high for a coat but I had a store coupon of $20 on $50 worth of items. I used it and bought two other items for my first born.

Guess what? I made the coat to come down to $18! I am the happiest shopper ever. Total of three items after $20 off is $32.89 including tax. That isn’t bad knowing that I took home three items with that price.

I am glad I waited for Macy’s ONE DAY SALE instead of buying the coat last Black Friday. Otherwise, I might have returned it.

That red coat that I so wanted to buy is in my hands now. Photo doesn’t look pretty but it is in actual. It is deep red with hoodie. It feels warm, soft and comfortable on the skin. My first born prefers wearing long coats rather than those puffers for it keeps her warm down to her mid thighs.

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Black Friday Shopping at Gymboree

I wasn’t planning of going to the mall today because I didn’t want to go through the hassle of bumping into the crowd, as expected, the parking lot was packed and yes, people were flooding in the mall. We finished early from a store just outside our village and I still had time to maybe take advantage of Black Friday deals before 2 pm ended so I went there anyway and brought with me that MK watch I bought online that didn’t like to return it. In tow with me were my girls of course.

Anyway, at the mall, although sales were left and right, I only spent maybe $20 including our food at the food court. I believe I got deals at Gymboree. 4 pieces of merchandise that only total at $14.26 including tax. They had 50% entire store promo and an additional 20% off coupon on hand that made it down to that amount. I was looking for that Khaki trench coat at their store but it isn’t available there so when I got home, I got to their online store and purchase a beautiful Large size hoodied trench coat for Princess J. Got it for 50% off at $25 tax included  plus free shipping and 1% cash back on ebates.

You might wonder why these clothes are all for the big Princess. I know it is a bit unfair for the little Princess for I don’t normally buy her new clothes since she can wear all her big sister’s outgrown clothes. In my mind, it wouldn’t be practical buying the little new clothes so often and nobody would wear them once they get too small for her.

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… I learned my lesson to just buy a trench coat for her so she won’t feel too cold compared to buying her just the usual puffer coat that won’t cover much of her body. Trench coats not only they are practical but also stylish and fashionable, do you agree?

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Filipino-American Girl 2014

Meet our FIL-AM delight 2014, her name is Lady Morgana and is mommy, dada and big sister’s little baby. This was taken last November 16,2014 posing for mommy after she had touched and felt the snow outside. I asked her to smile for me to show her happy face and this is what she did for me.

I love my FIL-AM baby and her sister, they are a perfect combination of Filipino and American offsprings. Just the right mixture of two people from different races combined into one. She looks like a model in this shot, isn’t she? It’s mommy’s wish that she’d get into modeling or acting someday in the Philippines.

How about you? Do you have a child/ren from different mixes? You are welcome to share your photos in the comment section below.

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I’m Raising Good Princesses

I am raising good Princess, there is no doubt about that. Many times in the past they proved to us how good these girls of ours. For instances, we take them for a 22-hour flight to the other side of the world and they did not give me any problem. We’ve taken them to grocery stores, schools or in other public places including the church, they remained quiet and behaving good like what they want them to. Also, when mommy is sick and wants to rest, I will just tell them to not fight, be quiet and be good because mommy is going to sleep in the bedroom, not once they bother me for something when I tell them that.

One most significant situation when we brought our 3-year old girl to the court and attended a trial of an ongoing lawsuit, she stayed quiet and behaved for the entire 3 hours we were in the court room that the lady who works for the judge was amazed and truly admired our girl for behaving like she supposed to behave that day.

There were so many situations that they had proved to us how good girls they can be but I will not bore with those in here. One thing I can say for certain, I am very proud they are my children and they came from me flesh and blood.

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Princess J Joined the Gifted/Talented Pool Program

Yesterday I attended a meeting right after school, this was to let us know what our kids do during their 90-minute class with Mr. Slater every Thursday. This program is dedicated to allow selected students to participate in lessons and activities that are designed to nurture and build potential they have demonstrated. Gifted/Talented Pool Program is not an accelerated program. It is is an enrichment/thinking skills program.

I can’t help but be proud of my daughter, we know she is smart and ahead with most of the students in her class and I am glad the teacher sees that, she nominated our girl to join this program. Take note, there are only two of them from her class that get pulled out every Thursday to attend this class.

J has been telling us about how this specific class is so fun and that his favorite teacher is Mr. Slater, the teacher in charge. I was curious and am glad I finally got to meet him yesterday at the meeting and made known to the teacher how my girl likes the program.

At the meeting we were informed what they have done so far, what are they gonna be doing for the rest of the year and showed us a bit of their project. It was nice to have attended the meeting.

Halloween 2014

Here are just a few snaps of my girls’ Halloween this year. I believe this year was more fun than last year. Firstly, because Princess J saw her “favorite” at EV City hall during the festival. Just 5 days ago she told me that she missed Albert and there they were, they saw each other. She was happy, of course.

Secondly, her close friend in school got to join us for a firetruck ride and went to trick or treating later in our neighborhood. It was the first time she’d done it with a friend and her little sister. You see, it’s always fun when there are so many of them walking around the neighborhood going houses to houses for candies.

Looking forward to next year’s Halloween. I already bought my little Princess’ her costume for next year, she will be little Dorothy while the big Princess will be the Genie. This year’s costumes are, the Witch and little squeaky mouse.

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Bekoru Car Seat Back Protectors

Kids are kids, no matter what you tell them to not do this and that, they’d only listen for a while and then back to doing things again that you don’t want. Whenever we get in the car, our two Princesses will do things just so they can entertain themselves by kicking the car’s back seat. It annoys me, not only because it is noisy but also they leave shoe prints on them. Thankfully, there is a company that invented Bekoru travel kick mats. For the price of $24.99, you will get two mats per pack plus free shipping if you are a PRIME member.

With these kick mats, rest assured, they will keep our car seat back protected from dust and or mud from our children’s shoes. They are easy to fit in the car’s seat with adjustable straps for easy fitting and removal. It didn’t take me long to put these mats to use. And they will are easy to clean, just wipe the dirt off then they are clean again. I wished I knew this product before.

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Fun at Mainstay Farm

Our entire family celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary twice last weekend. Saturday, our feet brought us to Mainstay Farm, about 19 minutes away from our home located in Bethesda, Tx. It was our first time to have visited the farm, my firstborn’s second time for they had a field trip there last year with her kindergarten class.

I am glad we found this farm nearby. Not only it is accessible to us but also it is a great fun place to bring the entire family to have fun, enjoy the outdoors, get real physical activity that every child needs. They have all kinds of activities there like, pumpkin paintings, dug in the sand area, hay play, swing, slides, Mainstay speedway suitable for all ages, they also have a a bike track for little children, zip lines, hay ride, train ride, foods and drinks are available for purchase and a whole lot more.

Our two Princesses really had a blast that day, Saturday, October 18,2014 although they were already tired and insisting on staying so they can play some more. I took tons of photos but of course, I won’t bore you with all of these so I am just sharing a few to you all.

Mainstay Farm is a place where we can go back each year for fun. Hopefully it won’t be too hot next year when we come back!

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