Mom-Style: Dress Up for the Holidays

Freestyle Friday:  Fashion / StyleThe reality is, I don’t have anything special to wear for the holiday reunions and parties lined-up in the days leading to the new year.  I never had.  But wouldn’t it be fun to get all glammed-up for the holidays?  I guess I’d have to settle on playing (virtual) dress-up for … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds & Raves / ShoppingSo it’s that time of the year again…holiday gift shopping for family and friends… and kids are on the top of my priority list. I posted a simple list last year, mostly composed of toys.  For sure, many of those are now sitting behind shelves or … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Cienta Kids Shoes from Spain

Last Friday of the month: Mom-Finds & Raves / Fashion FindsI really dig espadrilles, and so does my girl. Thanks to a friend’s referral, I was introduced to this fun, stylish and comfortable children’s shoes from Spain. It’s a constant challenge for me to find footwear for my kids that has both style and function, … Continue reading

Fave Finds at the Grand Baby Company Fair

All I can say is that this baby fair is truly grand — a huge success with over 75 exhibitors and a throng of shoppers coming and going since it’s opening day yesterday, and the long queue at the check-out lanes. This baby fair will run until tomorrow, January 30, so better hurry and avail of … Continue reading

Grand Spectacle at Sandalias Festival 2010

One spectacular event happened last weekend — Sandalias Festival 2010, which delighted sandal lovers like me! Aptly themed “Step Into Some Love”, the Brazilian-style celebration was a fabulous showcase for trendy footwear brands Ipanema, Ipanema Gisele Bündchen (GB), Grendha and Rider. It was an exciting Sunday afternoon for everyone who went to TriNoma (mall) and … Continue reading

Mom-Finds For Girls: Espadrille Sandals from The Little Red Shoe

Last Friday of the Month:  Mom-Finds for P500 or Less At a recent bazaar, I saw these super cute and stylish denim sandals for girls. And they were on SALE! After getting myself this espadrille peep-toe wedge over a month ago, I just couldn’t resist buying one for my little fashionista too! I noticed that … Continue reading

Espadrilles a’la Liliw

Cool, comfy, colorful, open-toe, ankle strap, denim upper, locally-made abaca platform wedge sandals — or simply, wedge espadrilles from Liliw, Laguna. Nice! I know Mom-Finds is for the last Fridays, but I can’t resist posting this yet another fab shoe find since they are only available in Tiendesitas up to the 15th of August. I’ve … Continue reading

Freestyle Friday: Shoe Tales

I love shoes.  Even more than bags.  And my fondness for shoes are now carried over to children’s shoes — the subject of today’s Freestyle Friday. Look at what I found after doing some clean-up of the little girl’s closet days ago… …my old toddler shoes!  Wow, if these shoes could talk! Can you believe … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Ballerina Flats

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds under P500 I bought my first ballet flats when I was in high school.  It was from the late 80s “It” shop called Sari-Sari Store in Greenhills (now I feel old!).  They used to carry just one style, made from soft synthetic calf leather, in different colors. I think … Continue reading