A Dream Playground in the Backyard

One of my girls’ dreams is to have their own playground in our backyard. Whenever we pass by a swing set for sale anywhere, they’d tell me that they want them in our backyard too. How I wish it is that easy to buy the set without a man’s strength to build it.

I am eyeing on this custom swing sets in richmond right now and they make me so jealous that I so want to buy a set right there and then. Custom swing sets are awesome for you get to choose many swings you would want and how big they are going to be in order to fit in the space you have in the backyard. It would be heaven for my girls if their dada will buy them the set.

Girl’s Summer Flip Flops Under $1

If you are heading to the mall today, don’t forget to stop by at The Children’s Place and grab your girls a pair or two of these attractive printed summer flip flops for under $1. They are on sale for $1.99, the solid colors for $1 but with the use of a code: 138, you can get it down to $1.69 for printed and just 89 cents for solids. Solid flops while supplies last, so you must hurry!

There is also another thing that I did not plan of buying but when my 6-year old Princess saw it at the store, she couldn’t stop bugging me to buy it for her, the sunglasses case with handle that makes it a little purse to carry everywhere. It is 50% off store price plus the 15% off which makes it down to $2.95. Such a little thing that gives big joy to her heart that she showered me with “I love yous” until now.

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I Received My First Mother’s Day Card from My Child

Tuesday, May 6,2014… the very day I received my “first” handmade Mother’s Day card from my firstborn. I came to pick her up in school and as soon as she got out the school she hurriedly ran to me like she always does but that day, she handed me her card, she made it especially for me.

It was the most amazing feeling I ever experienced. I felt special, I felt loved and important. It sure does pay off to have a loving, sweet and thoughtful child like my firstborn.

I cannot forget that day, she made me feel like she values me as her mother. Thank you so much, anak. You touched my soul and my heart.

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…. seeing this card makes me the most special person on Earth. I love the beautiful and colorful graphics she drew in it. All solely come from her mind.
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Princesses’ Puzzle Time with Mommy

We have this Hello Kitty 300-puzzle that we are working on. We are slowly putting the puzzle pieces together with my two Princesses. We are not in a hurry, we are just taking our time and enjoying our time together as a family. When we feel bored, one of the girls would call me and do the puzzle. It is fun at the same time it’s therapeutic for their brains.

We are not halfway of the work but I know eventually we are going to do the entire thing, we plan of putting it in a frame once done and hang it to our girls’ bedroom wall. We so look forward to that day at the same time, I don’t want this to finish too soon. It is fun, they love it and truly creates family bonding at no cost.

Thanks to my friend who gave this to my first born two years ago as a gift.

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Princess Belle Disney Costume for Her Third Birthday

I am so happy to have been given a second opportunity to receive a free Disney costume in exchange for a review by CostumeSuperCenter. The first one was two years ago which is a Rainbow Princess costume and until now, it still in good condition.

As usual, it is with pleasure to give my honest review of the costume I received from them. Firstly, as soon as I opened the box after it arrived, Princess M happily took out the costume straight from the box and she was joyful. She loved the dress in an instant and wore it. She thinks she is a Princess and that she deserves a beautiful Princess dress.

I love how Girl’s Belle Sparkle Deluxe Costume look on her. I ordered XSmall size to give her more time to wear this dress before she could outgrow it. I trust the quality of the costume to be made with quality materials and that it should last forever, just like the other one mentioned above.

Now that I have this dress, I don’t have to think about buying a costume dress for my soon to be 3-year old toddler. She already got the most beautiful dress she could wear on her natal day, I must say, the dress arrived just in time for her birthday which will be in July.

Photos below are of my little Princess Belle taken this morning. As you can see, she is proud being a Princess wearing a fancy dress in such a beautiful Texas temperature.

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I love that the costume came with character cameo, matching headband and a petticoat for it makes the dress look poofy. Without it, the costume would look like any other ordinary dress and won’t be appreciated by my little girl. The petticoat itself is made with tulle and organdy.
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Pretty Easter Dresses for my Gorgeous Princesses

I wasn’t planning of buying new dresses for my Princesses but deals on Sears.com are hard to say no especially if you see dresses that are so cute and colorful. For $15 each, you can’t go wrong with that price plus they sent me $10 worth of surprise points to use for clothing over $25 online or in-store.

I saved my time from driving to the store and picking dresses, instead, I shopped online and chose the free pick up in store once they are delivered to my nearest store. Not only that, I get 3% e-bate from shopping online. The deal was very good so I went ahead and bought three dresses, two of which are of my first born and one for the baby. Total for three is $30 something including tax after combined points, store sale and coupon code upon checkout.

There are tons of Easter dresses to choose from online and I was kind of confused what to choose, if only I had all the money in the world, I could have bought them all for they are really really cute and pretty. Embedded below are the three dresses I picked for my girls, the halter top sundress, Duchess girl’s sundress floral print for the little Princess and plaid halter floral dress again for the big Princess.

I am pretty sure they will be giggling and happy once they get to wear these dresses that mommy specially picked for them.

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One Early Spring

When I took this photo, I did not think that it could come out this beautiful-looking of my husband and Princess M. I just kept pressing the button of my smart phone until I got the right snap of them together doing the yard on March 22, 2014.

Turned out to be that the black and white effect on instagram could create this precious photo that my Princess could see someday. My only hope is I could keep this blog of mine for it is full of precious memories of them both that cannot be turned back. Memories that are so good worth keeping!

I love love this photo. This is my favorite of all. I wish I used my digital camera for this one so it will still be good and doesn’t look pixelated when blown up to hang on our wall.

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Purple Dress for Princess M Under $3

When I saw this cute little purple dress hanging in the rack along with thousand other clothes, I got excited and grabbed it right away so that no one could get it but me. It is so stinking cute that it lit my eyes upon seeing it. Can you believe how much this had cost me? Only $2.75 after availing a 50% discount offer at Goodwill yesterday.

I didn’t know they were having a March Madness 50% promo yesterday, it just happened that I passed by the store and saw the sign so I thought of stopping by and roam around. Although this dress is not from a very popular brand it still has a tag on it from the store where the donor brought it from, orig tag price is $12.75.

Princess M was so happy and willingly tried the dress on, in fact, she wore it for three hours before she finally took it off. Once she had it on, she kept saying wow I’m a princess then spin around! She is so cute and so happy of her new dress. Oh, before I forget, I have a similar dress as this one with a skinny belt, plum in color but with no sleeves. I would love both of us to have our photograph taken wearing our dresses!

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Cute Moments of the Princesses

These are just one of those moments when my Princesses are being cute to me. They know pretty well what I like and what I do. Left photo, second below is of my first born holding those wild flowers. She picked them for me, came in here and gave them to me. How sweet? This is what she loves doing, giving mommy some wild flowers! Right photo is of my second born, she said, she is going to CVS while rocking her motorcycle. She knows that her mommy loves shopping at CVS so she pretended going there also. Awss!

Watching our kids grow is such a blessing. The joy of being a stay-at-home-mom is you get to take care of them, watch them grow and not missing a single milestone or cute moments they do. I am blessed for not all mothers got to see that. A lot of moms wish they could stay home with their children but they needed to go to work in order to make ends meet.

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