The Princesses’ First Day of Dance Lesson

Feb. 6 which was yesterday was the very first day my Princesses had their dance lesson. Princess M have been telling me how she wanted to go to a dance school and she said that with excitement and enthusiasm. Her wish was granted and I could tell she loved it. She followed the teacher gracefully with all smiles from ear to ear.

The big Princess told me that she does not want to dance yet I registered her anyway. I would not take no for an answer, it’s because this is to keep her active and away from the tablet even just for two hours every Saturday. After the little one’s session, bigger girls in her age group followed so sending them their both is a convenience for us.

I am just glad we found this lesson nearby at a fraction of the cost compared to The Little Gym. I inquired before and each child costs a whooping over $200 for one semester. Whereas at Greenbriar recreation center, I only paid $90 for both including their membership for one year. Ain’t that a deal? It is a government funded program that is why it is so affordable! Hopefully, they will continue to attend their dance lessons and learn to love dancing especially Princess M.

Here’s a snap of the little Princess in their first lesson. I wasn’t able to take picture of the big Princess for I had to go home and take care of some matters.

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Christmas Day 2015

Very late upload, I apologize for it. I have been lazy updating my blogs and besides, I have been busy attending parties, doing my motherly obligations, running a house and assisting our neighbor. Anyway, here are a few wonderful pictures of our Princesses on Christmas Day.

Like what we usually do on Jesus’ birthday, we all stay at home, even the dada made an effort to be with his family rather than go out working even if it means giving up his double pay in the past Christmases. Christmas morning, as soon as our children wake up, or whoever wakes up first would wait for the whole family to be up before the most-anticipated opening of gifts could take place. And here they are, the amazing and priceless facial expressions when they opened a present they really like ecstatic every time they like what they see… it is something I cannot forget and will treasure for the rest of our lives.

Although we did not give them everything in their wishlist but they are happy what they opened on Christmas day.  There are a few more toys and lots of clothing but not included in the picture.  I hope they realize that they are blessed and that they will learn to be happy and satisfied of what Santa gave them.

Princess M got a microphone disco ball because she likes to sing.
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and a pink tablet from dada…

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and she received a Holiday doll from tita Claire, Kaegan’s mommy in Midland, TX
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big Princess got a new purple tablet too, it is a replacement of the broken one she had in the past. Dada completed it with a purple carrying case and a typepad and a protective case.
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she also got an inline skates
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Story Time Night With Santa

December 4,2015 was one of the best nights my Princesses ever experienced in their life, according to them. We attended a Pajama Party that night and we did not expect that Santa would be joining us later that night. Princess M was the first one to see Santa appeared in the door and oh man, she was just mesmerized by him and stayed with Santa’s side and on his lap the entire time he was there.

Both adults and children had a really great time. Of course, it’s so fun to be around with other Filipinas and some whites and share the feast together that the host was serving. The party wasn’t only for adults. I admired how the hosts came up with an idea of crafts for the kids as well.

At first Princess J felt bored and she literally expressed that to me but then as the night went on, she learned to appreciate and joined the kids’ activities they had for the children. I will not forget our first Pajama Party ever! It was the best party for the entire family. Everybody had fun and enjoyed the night!

… Kids were attentive and listening to the story closely which was heaven for me… it’s not everyday we gather like this, be quiet and just listen.
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… the kids in the craft room making a “scentsy” made with orange and cloves. They do it by poking holes into the orange and insert the cloves into it, the orange then slowly releases its juice mixed with the smell of the cloves that makes an amazing natural room freshener.

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My Children’s Interesting Play-doh Creations

My Princesses are 7 and 4 years old yet they think and talk like mature people, it is because we did not baby talk them when they were babies. We talk them like we normally would to older people and that’s why, at their tender ages, they can carry a conversation with you!

Not only that, they also have really creative thinking. When they are bored, like the firstborn, she would just leave the tv room and go to the study to draw or create something interesting like forming a figure out of play-doh. Below photos are creations of our Princesses.

The first one is of the big sister, it looks like a giant to me with big popping hair or head. She had made a lot of figures in the past and I for me, they were all cool to me for I myself, could not do it nor think of any figure to create.

The second one, the pink play-doh is of the little one. She created it the other day and she called me to the tv room to look at something cool and beautiful. And when I did, that is what she showed me.

I was amazed because I find it beautiful, one-of-a-kind, super creative thinking of hers that she got to make this “chain-hair play-doh”. Where did she got that idea from? I don’t even know. All I know is that it amazes me!

Play-dohs truly are a must have in every child’s life, it helps to invigorate their mind, enhances their creativity and most of all, helps develop their motor skill in the hand.

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… Princess M’s chain-hair play-doh and it’s pink because pink is her fave color
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Girls Decorating Their Own Tree

We have this 4 feet artificial Christmas tree for nine years now and I passed it on to our girls so they can have their own tree to decorate. Since they are now a bit bigger and can enjoy hanging ornaments up to it, I let them decorate their tree however they want it.

It’s the second year they are doing it and I would like to make it a tradition for them to do and grow up thinking it is the right thing to do when Christmas is approaching. As you can see in the photo below, they are busy and are trying their best beautifying their tree.

By letting them do it, it gives them a sense of accomplishment and that they are responsible and part of the family. That they too are needed and essential in this house.  I even let the big sister to put up the tree top which is a blue Angel.

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Halloween 2015

Here are three photos of the trick or treaters last night on their Cinderella and witch costumes. We make it a yearly tradition during Halloween, to go out in the neighborhood or wherever it is that offers fun, excitement and offer lots of candies!

Unfortunately, we don’t have pictures of the EV cityhall Halloween carnival this year because it was cancelled due to bad weather the other night. Anyway, mother nature allowed us to go out there and walk around the neighborhood for free candies and for us to be able to see some nice Halloween decorations around here.

I appreciate those homeowners really took the time and effort to decorate outside their house to make it look and make it feel like Halloween. The girls had fun and so was I. Not only, I got to enjoy the decorations but I had my walking exercise as well. How about that?

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Movie-Inspired Cinderella Costume for Princess M

There’s nothing better than receiving this FREE beautiful Movie-Inspired Cinderella costume from costume discounters website in exchange of my honest opinion.

Firstly, Princess M feels like she is a princess and for that, when I told her a couple of weeks ago that I ordered a Cinderella costume just for her, she got really excited and happy. I can only imagine the child’s feelings when she found that out and couldn’t wait for it to arrive and try it on but I tried to stop her because I know for sure once she takes it out of the package, she wouldn’t want to take it off.

So, my review for this dress took so long for I have waited for Halloween trick or treat night to take pictures of her. Here’s one of those that I really like with a great pose with the dress about to go start trick or treating in the neighborhood last night.

My Princess M really adored the sparkling dress. It came with a petticoat that makes the dress to look full! It is of great quality and it really sparkles making her feel gorgeous last night for the Halloween. Thank you Costume Discounters for this awesome dress you sent to our Princess.

Costume discounters by the way is a great website to be shopping for costumes of any event. They got tons to choose from. For male, female, boys. girls, or even 0-toddlers. Please check them out guys, promise you will love the selection they have for your little ones or for yourself.

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She Wrote Her Name for the First Time

I couldn’t be more prouder of my second born for she finally able to write her full name for the first time in her life. This is following to a few nights of practice writing activity I engaged her in. This is one of those great milestones that my once newborn has achieved. Hopefully, I can practice her to write her last name too so she will be ready by next year.

When she did this, I made sure I applauded and cheered her up so she will be encouraged to write more. We have been letting her write her initials on the calendar every time she does her number 2. I even spell out the letters that’s in her name and get familiarized with it, until one day… she finally write her name down on a paper, of course I dictate the letters to her. Good job little girl! Mommy is so proud of you!

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