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Monday, December 31, 2012

Featured Home: Kitchen-Dining Area

Today’s featured reader’s home is the kitchen-dining area of Angelica from Decora Y Adora.  She is a civil engineer, a mother of 5 and a housewife that lives in Chile.
 decora y adora
She has a very beautiful home that I was not able to resist the urge for me to ask her if I can feature her home and lucky me, she said “YES”.

So here we go…

This holiday season, she had her son draw a Christmas tree on the chalkboard by the dining area.
So lovely and a very talented son.
And if you will look closely, those dining chairs are "different but the same" if you know what I mean.
Very practical and smart for her to use what she already has.
And if you look outside from the kitchen-dining area, she has very nice view too.
Lovely right? And let's not forget her kitchen area itself.
Oh yeah, I'll trade my kitchen with hers, why not? huh :)
white cabinets, stainless appliance, lots of counterspace and very functional....
what's your favorite on this feature?

Thank you very much for allowing me to post your kitchen-dining area Angelica!
You should check her blog out to see more of her awesome decorating and diy works!

i hope you had fun with this little tour of Angelica's home because i did!

Saturday, December 29, 2012

My Daughter's Minnie Mouse Birthday Party

First, I would like to sincerely apologize for my long hibernation period.
December is one of my busiest months because aside from Christmas and New Year,
it is also my daughter's birthday.

I am just so excited to show you her Minnie Mouse Birthday Party!
Even before I finished all the decorations, she looks so happy already!

A closer look of my daughter's Minnie Mouse Birthday table.
In the next few days, I will be showing you all the details of this party.
The lollipop plate, the sweets vase, and the cupcake that I made.

I hope you all had a wonderful and Merry Christmas celebration in your homes.


It's Aloha Friday Blog Hop time again and I'm linking.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

The Reason for The Season

In this busy world of ours and crazy shopping schedule, 
lets us not all forget of today's
Reason for the Season..
Let's us all remember when Jesus was born and was placed in a manger.

I would personally pray with my family to give thanks to all the blessing that we have received
and to remember to be always humble.

Merry Christmas to y'all!!!

Monday, December 24, 2012

Small Item Wrapping

If you're just wrapping a small piece of gift such as accessories, jewelries, small toy, etc...
Consider making your own paper bag.
Here's how to make it.
There you have a paper bag where you can stuff in small items!

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Review | My Awesome Firmoo Glasses!

please be warned as this post have facial photo bombing!! read at your own risk :) lol!
Not too long ago, I received an email from Firmoo, asking if I was willing to review their product.
Firmoo is the world's most popular online eyeglass store, their aim is to give vision & fashion the frugal way.
I'm so glad that I said yes because yesterday, the package has arrived!
When I opened it, the glasses that I chose just looks awesome!! love, love it!!
These are the contents of the package.
So I tried it on and I like it! 
When I look down to read, the glasses won't slide from the bridge to the tip of the nose. 
As in the picture below, the glasses stays where it's at...nice!
And I think my awesome Firmoo glasses seems to suit any mood and the busy schedule I have :)

Another thing I love about my awesome Firmoo glasses is that it is really light-weight.
Some glasses would just seem to push my nose and leave a mark on my nose-bridge.
And if you haven't noticed it yet, my new glasses are in leopard print! aw!!

Think of me as your newest fashion icon! lol!!! yeah, i like the sound of that :) just kidding...

Now, here's the GOOD NEWS! You can have a Firmoo glasses too!

The old opinion that glasses are only necessities for people with vision problems has already gone. 

Glasses are increasingly becoming a fad and must-have accessories for  celebs and fashionistas. 

Everyday we can spot millions of non prescription glasses wearers and we are constantly fascinated by many noted film stars’ signature non prescription glasses.

They instantly upgrade your look of modern,sexy, vintage or geek by wearing different styles of frames.
Any hot glasses/sunglasses /goggles frames you want can be found on Firmoo  and all are available for both prescription lenses and non-prescription lenses. 

Are you desperate to have a new look? 
Now here is the chance, Firmoo has launched a First Pair Free Program to people  worldwide. 
Yup! you hear me right or read me right, should I say.
Just choose any of the glasses you want by paying shipping only.

You will absolutely fall in love with the excellent quality, affordable prices, fashionable designs, fast delivery and the good service after trying them with paying shipping only! You even can get a refund/exchange if you are not satisfied with them. It's totally Risk free, so why not have a try? 
Click here ( to get your free glasses now!

Now it's your turn to get free glasses!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Mommy, Is It Christmas Yet?

With the desire to get Santa Claus out!
And to eventually open presents. 
My kids did this:
Well that thing that they're tugging back and forth is the Advent Calendar that we made.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

3D Christmas Star

Learned myself how to make a 3D star online from Christmas Pages and so I tried to make one.
If you're interested on how I made this, continue reading below...

I first cut 6 squares, using a two different Christmas wrapping paper by gluing different paper back to back.
Folded the paper corner to corner. (ignore the ruler on top because I just used it to hold the paper still while taking this picture)
Then fold the paper again, from left corner to right corner like the picture below.
As shown below, start cutting the paper but don't cut all the way through.
Continue cutting until you're way down to the bottom left corner of the paper, see below.
When unfolding the paper, it should look like this.
Begin from the inner triangles while overlapping each other - glue them together, as in the picture below.
(i just used a tape to adhere the ends together)
And then flip the paper so you can glue the next two triangles together.
Continue turning and gluing until all the triangles are glued together and end the end will look like this.
I did the same process to all the 6 squares, here's when I finished four.
When I got done with all 6 squares, I stapled them all together making a star.
And there's my 3D Christmas Star.
I hung it on the ceiling above our stairs.
hope you like it, i really like it! :)
linking to:
Thursday Favorite Things
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Anything Goes @ Bacon Time
Show & Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home

Monday, December 17, 2012

My Heart and Prayers

So, so sad with the Connecticut shooting Friday....
I just can't get over how could somebody do something like that? sad
Crazy world we are living in today....I cried...

My heart and prayers goes to the kids that have lost their lives....may they rest in peace...
and for the families that are mourning for their loss....may they have the strength to move on...

Prayers for us all...

I just want to hug and kiss my kids all the time...
Makes me want to cry again...

Be careful everyone....


Saturday, December 15, 2012

More Christmassy Letters

Because I was so happy with the DIY: "JOY" banner that I did a couple of days ago, 
it made me decide to make more "Christmassy" letters.

So glad that I did it again because they look so nice in my home.
Started with these boring letters.
Did the same process that I've done on my DIY: "JOY" banner, and I had this:
and this: 
This time it was not a banner-like, just put tape at the back of it
so I can place it on my wall.


Thursday, December 13, 2012

DIY: Boot Inserts

So what do you do with your cardboard wrapping paper rolls?
Throw it away? No, you can use it as a boot insert!
Just cut the long cardboard into two, 
then I covered it with a nice wrapping paper just to make it look pretty :)
Insert your new boot inserts inside your boots and voila!
This simple DIY: Boot Inserts will:
* make your boots stand tall
* prevents your boots from bending
* prevents causing stress on the leather that will eventually crease or crack your boots...

Just by using boot inserts!!

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