Princess M Likes to Dress Up

This is one of those days when my Princess M likes to look beautiful and dressing up good. She chose to wear that little rainbow dress of hers going to Goodwill. And then, she saw this very cute pink and black tutu skirt there for just $1.99, I did not hesitate buying it for her since it fits very well on her and the price is reasonable. As soon as we got home that day, she wore the tutu skirt right away and did not take it off.

So here she is in the picture, looking cute and feeling like a fairy with her outfit. I asked her to wear tights though because I did not want her panties to show. Gladly, the white tights complimented with her dress and skirt. I don’t mind dressing up my two Princesses for I want them to look good, wear good clothes as long as we can afford to buy them for our girls.

Growing up poor, I did not have nice clothes. I could not have everything I want due to the lack of budget. But now, there are plenty of ways to save on clothing and a husband who works hard for his family, I make sure I buy things for our girls that I didn’t have as a young child.

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Grant Door Hardware

It would be awesome if someday we will be able to finish all the works that need to be done in this house. There are still a lot of things need to change or replace like the old windows that are not sufficient, energy-wise. Doors that looked chipped and old-fashioned. In the kitchen area, there is this big window that someday I wish to be replaced with a sliding door for a clearer view in the backyard and you know for sophistication.

Talking about sliding doors, if one of my wishes will be granted, I will be the luckiest housewife in the universe. Anyway, I am talking about sliding doors right now because I am currently looking at a
grant door hardware website. Products on this site are of high quality. Please check out Grant® Sliding and Folding Door Hardware is manufactured in the USA to the highest standards, using high quality material under rigid quality control conditions.

Mommy and the Princesses by the Pool

We had an unlimited dip in the pool at the condo we stayed in while in the Philippines. It was our first time to stay at a condo out of 9 trips we’ve made to the Philippines. Although, it cost us $300 for the entire month, but the peace, privacy, quiet and comfort we had was worth the money, plus the girls got to have fun in the pool anytime they wanted.

The space we occupied was a decent unit with its own kitchen, a private bathroom and a good view to the street and adult heart-shaped pool by the balcony. Whenever we stand at the balcony my girls would ask me if they could swim, depending on my schedule and free time, I’d let them. Of course, it wouldn’t be fun with out their little auntie and uncle to play with in the water.

We didn’t care too much of our skin getting darker, all we could care about is the bond and memory we created together while we were there. Took a lot of pictures of them for keeps for I know it will be a while before our next trip to the Philippines.

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Are You Guys Ready for Cooler Temperature?

To give you an idea of what a Double Wall Stove Pipe is used for or what does this mean. Here is a detailed description of this product from the website where it is available for sale.

Stove pipe is used from the top of the woodstove or freestanding fireplace to the bottom of the ceiling or wall where it will connect to class-A chimney pipe or a masonry chimney. Single Wall Stove Pipe radiates more heat into the room than double wall stove pipe and requires 18″ clearance from combustible surfaces where Double Wall Stove Pipe requires only 6″ from walls and 8″ from ceilings when used horizontally.

So, speaking about heat, are you guys ready for Fall? I heard some of my few friends are already turning their A/C on because their temperature are starting to get chilly especially at night. Why am I asking if you are ready for Fall? Because you know what comes next, a brutal or bitter winter is awaiting. We all need to make sure our heater and fireplaces are working properly in order to be ready to greet the cold winter months.

Fun Times in Cebu

This picture was taken in Cebu, Philippines. We have just been there. We stayed there for 33 days, the weather was nicer than it is here in Texas. Plenty of sunshine and rains occasionally at night which is awesome for we don’t get a lot of dust during the day, the wind is cooler too.

It’s of my Princesses and my little brother and sister. We just had lunch in this picture at Bucket of Shrimps in Cebu Yacht Club, Pusok. So long I have not been to that place and visiting there is one of the places I should see in my list. The food was delicious, nice ambiance, good people and most of all, it was a well-spent day with my siblings and a long time friend.

One of my girls’ favorite about the place is they got to soak their feet in a seawater right where the restaurant is. We also got a pretty good view of beautiful yachts docked in the place that made our visit fun and interesting. The place with all the yachts and mountains on the opposite side reminded me so well of Benecia, California. Although Benecia was a lot cleaner and nicer but if I would just consider the view we had at Cebu Yacht Club, I would say, it was almost like Benecia.

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We Rely on Reviews

Most Americans including me, when shopping online would rely on the company’s product honest description and previous customers’ reviews. Without their reviews, I don’t think buying online would be best since we cannot touch nor feel the item we are buying.

We can buy almost anything on the internet with the help greatly of product reviews like musicians friend reviews when buying for musical instruments or parts that we need. When major items are at stake, we should be able to find the best products we wish to buy, right? So reviews from customers play an important role when purchasing online.

Build and Grow Captain America Motorcycle

One of the best wooden kits that my Princesses ever made is this latest “Build and Grow” Captain America motorcycle from Lowe’s yesterday, June 27,2015. We went to the store yesterday an hour early than the schedule and left the husband at home. I did it because I don’t want to disappoint my Princesses for the last time we went there, they weren’t able to get the Avenjet and that just pissed me off.

A surge of kids in a whole bus got in line even though my girls got in there first and did not get the kit. Yesterday was a victory for us, they were the first in line but did not finish building the project in the store. We took them home for I screwed up one part and couldn’t move on unless I take them apart, had no proper tool to do it so we had no choice.

Anyway, when the project was done, this is how they look like below. It was a bit complicated but it’s beautiful once finished. Sadly, we cannot complete the whole set for we are going out of the country soon.

This is the third “Build and Grow” project we have done and looking forward to building more in the future. The toys should last forever for they are nailed together and made of good quality wood that can probably survive of rough play of the kids.

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Princesses When Asleep at Dawn

It’s summer and the girls choose to sleep on the carpeted floor in the bedroom. The bunk bed is just too hot to sleep at night especially the bottom part. We got this little oscillating fan that serves its purpose right, gives us enough air during warm summer nights, we use it every night and timed for an hour earlier in the evening.

Anyway, I woke up at 4 this morning only to see this crazy and weird position my girls did while asleep and so I captured it in order for them to see, so they did. The big Princess could not believe what she did to her little sister.

Poor little girl for enduring the heavy leg on her head. Many times I find them in different sleeping positions but never have I thought about getting my cellphone to snap a photo of them. This time, I got them and it’s funny!

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Find the Perfect Saxophone Sound

Here’s a great article to read for someone like you who wants to get a good sound of your saxophone. It also gives information in starting out, powerful information, great tips and a whole lot more that you can refer to should you need ideas in choosing a new saxophone to satisfy your needs. For me, I always refer the internet when I need something because, it is all laid out there for free and just a few clicks of a mouse, voila! We can find something that we didn’t know before.

Disney Store Summer Play Days

This picture was taken last Saturday at a Disney Store for their “Summer Play Days” event. There were seven kids including my two girls at the start of the event but then there were only three left that listened attentively and made it to the end.

I love how my girls were interacting with the speaker, listening/cooperating what they were told to do and most of all, I admire their patience. While most of the kids had short attention span, spare my girls. They were good and looked to me they loved being in that event.

They received a lanyard with badge and an “INSIDE OUT” bouncy ball inspired by the Disney movie called INSIDE OUT! With such a little reward, they were happy with it.

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