My Diary – June, July, August 2016 :)

August 23, 2016

Jakarta Series update: Check out my post about d’prima hotel WTC Mangga Dua, a clean, modern and affordable hotel in Jakarta. To read more, click here. Or click the title of the article you want to read from the Jakarta Trip category. πŸ™‚

Late Post: My phone was acting up yesterday so I wasn’t able to upload Zuri’s photos. Anyway, here is Zuri’s OOTD yesterday. :). For more August OOTDs, click here. To see Zuri’s July OOTDs, click here.

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White top: Gingersnaps
Cargo pants: H&M
Black flats: Old Navy
Frozen backpack: H&M
Kitten ears headband: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

August 22, 2016

Late night update: Check out our photos of Jakarta History Museum here. πŸ™‚

Afternoon update: I just recently published a new article in my Jakarta Series about Fatahillah SquareΒ – former seat of power of the Dutch in Indonesia during colonial times. Check it out here. πŸ™‚

Morning update: Hi! We are back from an awesome time with our P&G friends at Kabayan Beach Resort last weekend. A little vitamin sea is always good for the body, mind and soul. πŸ™‚ Watch out for my post about this trip! πŸ™‚

Kabayan Beach Resort, Laiya San Juan Batangas

Kabayan Beach Resort is love! Quick weekend get-away. πŸ™‚

Kabayan Beach Resort Laiya San Juan City Batangas

Credit to our friend for the photo. πŸ™‚

By the way, we grabbed a quick bite at deli2go Shell Station SLEX and their spinach and cheese empanada is a my newest favorite treat. πŸ™‚

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At deli2go Shell Station SLEX

August 19, 2016

No school again today because it’s Quezon City Day. Perfect time to declare a chore day for Zuri and me! πŸ™‚

Do you think parents should let their kids participate in doing household chores? Here’s my take.

I believe it is important to let kids do chores. It teaches them the value of responsibility.Β Although we have a spare room, Zuri still sleeps in the same bedroom as Rupert and me. Because we share the same room, I tell Zuri that keeping the bedroom tidy is as much her responsibility as it is mine. It is her responsibility to pack away all toys and art materials that she uses through out the day.

Doing chores teaches children to appreciate the value of hard work. When it’s time for cleaning, I let Zuri use her toy broom to sweep our bedroom floor.Β One time, after sweeping our bedroom floor, Zuri told me she was really tired. She said she can’t even imagine how tired I get when I clean the whole house.Β Doing chores gives children a better appreciation of what their elders do to take care of them.

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Here’s Zuri sweeping our bedroom floor with her toy broom. πŸ™‚

I also let Zuri help me with the laundry. Zuri helps me sort our dirty clothes before loading them in the washer. I allow her to press the power and start buttons on the washing machine. Zuri tells me this makes her happy because she likes helping me. When children see what they can accomplish and how much they can be of help to Mommy and Daddy, they develop self-confidence. It gives them a sense of pride and fulfillment to be able to help a grown-up do a “grown-up” job.

When it’s time to cook, Zuri likes to help me with my Sinigang. She is in charge of separating the kangkong leaves from the stalk. She also helps me cook rice. She likes to count the cups of water she pours into the rice pot. When food is ready, Zuri enjoys setting the table with me. She is in charge of the spoons and forks. Unlike packing her toys, helping out in the kitchen is not one of Zuri’s responsibilities. I don’t require her to help me with the cooking or table setting. She volunteers to help because she thinks these activities are fun.

As a parent, I know how it feels to want to keep my baby a baby forever. I know how it feels to want to give everything to my child, to want to show her how much I love her every chance I get. One language of love is service, so it is only natural that parents want to serve their children as a sign of their never-ending love. It is very tempting to do everything for our children.

However, we are not only their caretakers, we are also their teachers. It is our job to prepare them for life. They are not going to be babies forever. To be truly prepared for life, there are things that they will have to learn to do for themselves. And their training starts at home.

August 18, 2016

Two things.

First, Zuri’s dress rehearsal for their Buwan ng Lahi Program is today! Here’s her costume/OOTD. πŸ™‚

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I made her wings and headdress using black, violet, blue, green, yellow, orange and pink cartolina and popsicle sticks, fuzzy wire, velcro, hot glue and double-sided tape. She’s also wearing black leotards from Yvonne SM Dept. Store North Edsa, black leather skirt from Mango Kids, black leggings from H&M and neon slippers from Ipanema. πŸ™‚

Zuri’s class danced to the tune of Tatlong Bibe and Rock Baby Rock. πŸ™‚

Second, the books I bought yesterday from the Adarna Book Fair were such a hit, I thought it best to not pass up the chance to buy more! πŸ™‚

I’m so thankful that the Adarna salesperson gave me a free Batang Adarna Product Catalogue. This helped me choose what books to get for Zuri based on the book’s teaching content, age recommendation and awards received.

Adarna Catalogue

Adarna Catalogue 2

The Adarna Product Catalogue contains details about their books such as age recommendation, teaching content, awards received, names of authors and illustrators.

Β  Like yesterday, Zuri and I got a total of 9 new books today. Yey! πŸ™‚

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10% Discounted Price: PHP 70 each

Ang Mahiyaing Manok is an Palanca award-winning book that teaches courage and self-confidence. SiΒ PutotΒ is a book about self-worth.Β Ang Kamatis ni Peles is another award-winning book that teaches the value of perseverance. Ang Mahiyaing Manok and Ang Kamatis ni Peles are my top choices because I want Zuri to learn self-confidence and perseverance. Si Putot is actually Zuri’s choice because she’s curious about the dog Putot. πŸ™‚

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10% Discounted Price: PHP 70

Naaay!Taaay!Β is another one of my picks. It’s a book that demonstrates parents’ love in spite of children’s never-ending pleas – a very familiar scenario at home. πŸ™‚

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10% Discounted Price: PHP 70 each

But That Won’t Make Me SleepΒ  and Kung LinggoΒ are Zuri’s picks. But That Won’t Make Me Sleep talks about bedtime routine while Kung Linggo is all about understanding the child’s love for play and adventure.

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10% Discounted Price: PHP 70

Science-themed books for young children have a special place in my heart. Β I feel that there should be more effort in general to bring Science closer to our littlest learners.Β Diego and MarieΒ is a science adventure book that teaches about the five senses.

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10% Discounted Price: PHP 100 each

Speaking of Science, I also found these interesting Science books at the Adarna Book Fair. I think I was thinking more of my own geekiness than Zuri when I bought these. πŸ™‚ I think Zuri can handleΒ Can We Drink The Ocean?Β if I make it simple enough butΒ Can We Plug into Lightning?Β is way too advanced for 5-year-old Zuri at this point. πŸ™‚

August 17, 2016

Adarna Book Fair is visiting Zuri’s school for 2 days just in time for Buwan ng Lahing Pilipino. πŸ™‚ While Zuri was at rehearsals today for their Buwan ng Lahi Program, I was able to shop at the Adarna Book Fair. I bought some really nice books (at 10% off!) that Zuri enjoyed reading as soon as we got home. Check them out! πŸ™‚

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10 % Discounted Price: PHP 175

Dumaan si Butiki is an award winning book that teaches simple Filipino words/sentences using clear illustrations. I read this book to Zuri, then she translated the Filipino sentences to English, so I was sure she understood the Filipino words. Rupert and I are all for English-speaking children and Zuri is one. But we have always made it a point also to bring up Zuri to be, at the very least, bilingual – proficient in both English and Filipino.

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10% Discounted Price: PHP 175

Over and Under is an English book that features simple opposite words with easy-to-understand illustrations. This book is very good for beginning readers. πŸ™‚

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(My Ate and I + My Kuya and I) 10% Discounted Price: PHP 225

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(My Ate and I + My Kuya and I) 10% Discounted Price: PHP 225

My Ate and I/ My Kuya and I is actually a back-to-back book with two titles. This book is a step higher compared to Over and Under in terms of reading difficulty because it uses not just words but complete sentences. For children who can already read simple words, this book that features simple sentences is the next step.

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Sanayang Adarna 1 10% Discounted Price: PHP 70 Sanayang Adarna 2 10% Discounted Price: PHP 70 Weewoo 10% Discounted Price: PHP 135

Sanayang Adarna 1, Sanayang Adarna 2 and Weewoo are all activity books with instructions written in Filipino. These books help children master their letters, numbers, shapes and colors, practice their counting, writing and drawing, exercise their observation and analytical skills and enhance their creativity and imagination. I highly recommend these books.

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Si Pagong at si Matsing 10% Discounted Price: PHP 70 Si Langgam at si Tipaklong 10% Discounted Price: PHP 70

I was so happy to see Si Langgam at si Tipaklong and Si Pagong at si Matsing! I read these storybooks as a child. I remember buying these titles at PHP 10 each when I was in Grade 1. Now, I got Zuri’s copies at PHP 70 each. Adarna offers so many storybook titles, it was so confusing to choose which ones to buy. I picked these two because I already know how the stories go. Haha. πŸ™‚

Si Pagong at si Matsing is written in both English and Filipino, a good aid in teaching bilingual readers. Si Langgam at si Tipaklong is written in Filipino. These stories also teach moral lessons that will stay with their young readers for life. πŸ™‚

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Market day 10% Discounted Price: PHP 90

Market Day is a very interesting book that talks about what it would be like to go to the market in various Southeast Asian countries. This book will be more timely in October which is United Nations Month but I can’t pass up a good book when I see one. πŸ™‚

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Figure This Out price at Powerbooks: PHP 56 Figure This Out 2 price at Powerbooks: PHP 56 10% Discounted Price from Adarna Book Fair: PHP 50 each

I saw Figure This Out 2 at the Adarna Book Fair but I did not buy anymore because Zuri already has these two books above which I bought from Powerbooks last year. Figure This Out and Figure This Out 2 are books that challenge a child’s logical thinking. I also highly recommend these books. πŸ™‚

For more information about Adarna books, visit their website at:Β http://adarna.com.ph/

August 16, 2016

First: I just published a new page/post about Cafe Batavia Jakarta. Check it out on the right side of this page under Recent Posts. Or hover over the Jakarta Trip category above, then click Cafe Batavia. πŸ™‚

Second: No classes again today in QC so Zuri got to go with me to the grocery store in her PJs. πŸ™‚ We usually go to Savemore for our needs because it’s nearer, but today we went to Puregold. What a treat! I found some of my childhood favorites I haven’t seen for a long time. πŸ™‚

Chee-Zum, Sweet Corn, RinBee, Tomi and Sunshine green peas

Cheez-Zum, Sweet Corn, RinBee, Tomi and Sunshine green peas. Not in photo: PeeWee, Cheez-It. Still missing Ri-chee and Snaku. πŸ™‚

 

August 15, 2016

Check out our matching oxfords! Rupert and I have the exact same design, custom made by Buddy Tan of Black Wing Shoes Marikina. Let’s support Filipino-made shoes. For more info, check out Black Wing’s Facebook page:Β https://www.facebook.com/Black-Wing-Shoes-645356148875812/

Zuri’s oxfords are from Old Navy SM Megamall. πŸ™‚

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Rupert and Kay’s oxfords: custom made by Buddy Tan of Black Wing Shoes Marikina
Zuri’s oxfords: Old Navy SM Megamall

And here’s how Zuri wore her pair. πŸ™‚

Denim jacket: Baby Gap Blue dress: H&M Blue floral socks: H&M Oxfords: Old Navy

Denim jacket: Baby Gap
Blue dress: H&M
Blue floral socks: H&M
Oxfords: Old Navy

Denim jacket: Baby Gap Blue dress: H&M Blue floral socks: H&M Oxfords: Old Navy

Denim jacket: Baby Gap
Blue dress: H&M
Blue floral socks: H&M
Oxfords: Old Navy

August 11, 2016

It’s been a rainy week! Classes have resumed in Quezon City and here is Zuri’s back-to-school OOTD. πŸ™‚

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Floral dress: Gingersnaps
White tights: H&M
Blue t-strap mary janes with metallic toe: Gingersnaps
Headband with bow: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

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Floral dress: Gingersnaps
White tights: H&M
Blue t-strap mary janes with metallic toe: Gingersnaps
Headband with bow: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

August 5, 2016

It’s the end of the school week and I just realized that two of Zuri’s dresses this week (worn Aug. 2 and 3) were the same ones she wore during our Jakarta trip last December 2015, a trip I only got to write about in this blog a week ago… It seems that both Zuri and I are going down our Jakarta memory lane… πŸ™‚ Β To read more about our Jakarta trip, click the link to my recent posts on the right side of this page. Or click a title from the “Jakarta Trip” category at the top of this page. πŸ™‚

Anyway, it’s blue and green again today… Can’t get enough of this color combo. πŸ™‚

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Striped top: Gingersnaps
Skinny jeans: Mothercare
Green flats: Disney (hand-me-down)

 

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Striped top: Gingersnaps
Skinny jeans: Mothercare
Green flats: Disney (hand-me-down)

 

August 3, 2016

It’s Zuri’s choice again today… And she chose this midnight blue dress from Forever21 Kids. She paired it with white tights from H&M and her very versatile pair of black shoes from Sugar Kids. πŸ™‚

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Dress: Forever21
Tights: H&M
Shoes: Sugar Kids

August 2, 2016

Zuri was admitted to the hospital over the weekend so to make things as stress-free as possible for her now that she’s back home, I’ve decided to honor her wishes and make this day all about Zuri’s choices.

I let her choose whether to go to school or stay home and rest. She chose to go to school. That’s how much she loves school. πŸ™‚

I let her choose what snacks to bring to school. She said she wanted spaghetti. Spaghetti? Done! πŸ™‚

I let her choose what clothes and shoes to wear without any interference, influence or suggestion from me whatsoever.

When she was done dressing up, I found I totally love her style. I love how she paired her light blue H&M dress with her sparkly green pair of shoes. Light blue and green look pretty nice together. πŸ™‚

On our way out, I let her strike any kind of pose she wanted, again without any kind of coaching from me. Below is what she came up with.

Finally, she asked me whether I was going to put her picture in my blog. I asked her if she wanted me to and she said yes. So here it is. Zuri’s OOTD. Zuri’s choice. πŸ™‚

 

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Dress: H&M
Shoes: Disney (hand-me-down)

July 29, 2016

Because it’s a hot day today….

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Orange romper: Mango kids
Pink shoes with floral details: H&M
Crown headband: a gift from Zuri’s teacher(similar designs available at Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

July 28, 2016

Dressing up is loads of fun, yes, but I know that doing an OOTD everyday can be a bit impractical. So, for today, we’ve decided to exercise prudence and come up with an economical OOTD. And what can be more economical than a free outfit? πŸ™‚ Everything that Zuri’s wearing today is a hand-me-down except for her socks (and underwear of course). πŸ™‚

 

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Dress: hand-me-down
Necklace: hand-me-down
Black shoes: hand-me-down
White socks: Oshkosh

 

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Black shoes: hand-me-down
White socks: Oshkosh

 

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Dress: hand-me-down
Necklace: hand-me-down

 

July 27, 2016

It’s a basic kind of day today… Zuri’s OOTD is made up of basic pieces that can be easily mixed and matched with Zuri’s other clothes and accessories. πŸ™‚

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Blue plaid top: Uniqlo
Black tank top: Forever21
White shorts: H&M
Black sandals: H&M
Hat: H&M

 

July 26, 2016

My little grown-up with a nice surprise at the back (literally) πŸ™‚

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Peplum top: Lemon Kiss SM Dept. Store North Edsa
Skinny jeans: Mothercare
Pink sandals: Payless
Shoulder bag: Zara Kids

 

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Peplum top: Lemon Kiss SM Dept. Store North Edsa
Skinny jeans: Mothercare
Pink sandals: Payless

 

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Top: Lemon Kiss SM Dept. Store North Edsa
Pants: Mothercare

July 25, 2016

Yesterday, Daddy Rupert and I took Zuri out on a family date with her 4-year-old cousin, Gwen. After a kids’ choice meal at Jollibee, the kids had a fun time at Kevin’s Toys and Library Trinoma while I did a little shopping at the Mothercare store just across Kevin’s Toys and Library. Β Below is Zuri’s playtime OOTD. Β πŸ™‚

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Footed leggings: Zara
Shoes: Old Navy

 

The cousins bonding over toys at Kevin's Toys and Library Trinoma. I paid Php 450 for 1-hour play for 2 kids. Socks are required.

The cousins bonding over toys at Kevin’s Toys and Library Trinoma. I paid Php 450 for 1-hour play for 2 kids. Socks are required.

 

July 22, 2016

It’s that kind of day when Zuri and I are so in a hurry to get to school, she just wears the first dress she grabs and matches it with easy-to-wear sandals.

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White eyelet dress: H&M
Pony necklace: H&M
Sandals: Grendha
Headband with blue bow: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

Yesterday, Zuri had a yoga presentation in school for Nutrition Week and though there was no costume requirement for the said presentation, I opted to let her wear her leotards and tights which she used for her ballet recital last summer. Sayang naman kung nakatago lang at hindi na maisuot ulit. Β πŸ™‚

By the way, for your ballet needs, I found this stall inside SM Dept. Store North Edsa (3rd Level) that sells leotards, tights and even ballet shoes for kids and adults. The brand name is Yvonne. πŸ™‚

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Black leotards: Yvonne (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Pink tights: Yvonne (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Black ballet shoes: Yvonne (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Pink tutu skirt: H&M
Pink glittery hairclip: Disney (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

 

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Black leotards: Yvonne (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Pink tights: Yvonne (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Black ballet shoes: Yvonne (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Pink tutu skirt: H&M
Pink glittery hairclip: Disney (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

 

July 20, 2016

It’s color blocking day today…

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Blue spaghetti-strap top: Forever21
Peach and white long cardigan: Guess Kids
Drawstring shorts: Zara
Light gold slip on shoes: Old Navy
Silver necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

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Blue spaghetti-strap top: Forever21
Peach and white long cardigan: Guess Kids
Drawstring shorts: Zara
Light gold slip on shoes: Old Navy
Silver necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

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Blue top: Forever21
Cardigan: Guess Kids
Shorts: Zara
Shoes: Old Navy
Necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

 

July 19, 2016

Nothing says girly more than a pink floral dress, a dainty headband and a pair of sequined shoes. πŸ™‚

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: Payless
Belt used as a headband: Gingersnaps
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: Payless
Belt used as a headband: Gingersnaps
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

July 18, 2016

Summer feels… πŸ™‚

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: H&M
Hat: H&M
Headband with braids: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: H&M
Hat: H&M
Headband with braids: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: H&M
Hat: H&M
Headband with braids: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

July 15, 2016

I’ve been away from this blog for a little more than a year. Wow! How time flies. I’m currently battling a terrible headache and to distract myself, I finally decided to check this blog again.

I’ve just now read the comments that some of you so generously sent and I’m completely touched (I’m sorry for my very late replies.). Coming up with an informative and accurate article is a tedious process. But your continued support despite my long absence is heartwarming. Β For this reason, I will try my best to write again. Β πŸ™‚

And because I haven’t written for a long time (and my head is feeling like splitting into two), I can not, for the life of me, come up with a more substantial post than an update on Zuri’s OOTD’s right now. πŸ™‚

My baby Zuri is now in Kinder and is, therefore, no longer a baby except in my eyes. I’ve made it a habit to snap a photo of my 5 year old everyday before going to school. I send these photos to Daddy Rupert so that he feels “included” even though he is at work and does not have the opportunity to bring Zuri to school himself.

For now, let me share with you Zuri’s school OOTD’s. πŸ™‚ By the way, Zuri goes to a progressive school and the kids don’t wear a school uniform. Ever. How fun is that, right? πŸ™‚

JULY 2016 OOTDs

 

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Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: H&M
Necklace: H&M
Headband: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

Top: Gingersnaps (hand-me-down) Skirt: H&M Shoes: H&M Necklace: H&M Headband: a gift from Zuri's teacher (similar designs available at Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

Top: Gingersnaps (hand-me-down from Zuri’s cousin)
Skirt: H&M
Shoes: H&M
Necklace: H&M
Headband: a gift from Zuri’s teacher (similar designs available at Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

 

Top and Trousers: H&M Shoes: H&M Headband: H&M Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma Necklace and bracelet: hand-me-down from me :)

Top and trousers: H&M
Shoes: H&M
Headband: H&M
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Necklace and bracelet: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

Dress: H&M Shoes: H&M Necklace: H&M Headband: a gift from Zuri's teacher (similar designs available at Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

Dress: H&M
Shoes: H&M
Necklace: H&M
Headband: a gift from Zuri’s teacher (similar designs available at Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

 

Dress: Gingersnaps Tights: H&M Shoes: H&M Necklace: H&M Crown headband with veil: H&M

Dress: Gingersnaps
Tights: H&M
Shoes: H&M
Necklace: H&M
Crown headband with veil: H&M

 

Dress: gift from Lola Baby Shoes: H&M

Dress: gift from Lola Baby
Shoes: H&M

 

Romper: Forever21 Shoes: H&M Necklace: hand-me-down from me Hairclip: Disney (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

Romper with belt: Forever21
Shoes: H&M
Necklace: hand-me-down from me
Hairclip: Disney (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

 

June 2016 OOTDs

 

Dress: H&M Shoes: H&M Necklace: hand-me-down from me

Dress: H&M
Shoes: H&M
Necklace: hand-me-down from me

 

Panda dress: H&M Black tights: SM Dept Store North Edsa Black shoes: Sugar Kids (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)

Panda dress: H&M
Black tights: SM Dept Store North Edsa
Black shoes: Sugar Kids (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)

 

Top: Uniqlo Skirt: Gymboree (hand-me-down) Socks: H&M Shoes: Bass (hand-me-down) Necklace: H&M

Top: Uniqlo
Skirt: Gymboree (hand-me-down)
Socks: H&M
Shoes: Bass (hand-me-down)
Necklace: H&M

 

Top: H&M Shorts: H&M Shoes: Old Navy Necklace: hand-me-down from me :)

Top: H&M
Shorts: H&M
Shoes: Old Navy
Necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

Top: Periwinkle Skirt: Gingersnaps Tights: H&M Shoes: Gingersnaps Necklace: H&M Hairclip: Disney (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

Top: Periwinkle
Skirt: Gingersnaps
Necklace and tights: H&M
Shoes: Gingersnaps
Hairclip: Disney (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma)

 

Dress: Gingersnaps Socks: H&M Shoes: Bass (hand-me-down) Necklace: H&M Headband: H&M Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

Dress: Gingersnaps
Socks: H&M
Shoes: Bass (hand-me-down)
Necklace and headband: H&MΒ 
Stud earrings: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

Dress: gift from Lola Baby Necklace: H&M (Not Shown: white socks, black shoes)

Dress: gift from Lola Baby
Necklace: H&M
(Not Shown: white socks, black shoes)

 

Dress: Gingersnaps Shoes: Disney (hand-me-down) Necklace: Souvenir from Puerto Princesa, Palawan (Not shown: pearl bracelet also from Palawan) Headband: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

Dress: Gingersnaps
Shoes: Disney (hand-me-down)
Necklace: souvenir from Puerto Princesa, Palawan
(Partly hidden: pearl bracelet also from Puerto Princesa, Palawan)
Headband: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

Top: Gingersnaps Shorts: H&M Shoes: Old Navy

Top: Gingersnaps
Shorts: H&M
Shoes: Old Navy

 

Shirt: Elle (SM Dept. Store North Edsa) Shorts: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma Belt: Forever21 Shoes: Disney (hand-me-down)

Shirt: Elle (SM Dept. Store North Edsa)
Shorts: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma
Belt: Forever21
Shoes: Disney (hand-me-down)

 

Dress: Forever21 Shoes: Old Navy Necklace: H&M Headband: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

Dress: Forever21
Shoes: Old Navy
Necklace: H&M
Headband: Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma

 

Dress: H&M Bolero: hand-me-down Shoes: Crocs Necklace and bracelet: Zuri's own creation (Melissa and Doug Sweet Hearts wooden bead set)

Dress: H&M
Bolero: hand-me-down
Shoes: Crocs
Necklace and bracelet: Zuri’s own creation (Melissa and Doug Sweet Hearts wooden bead set)

 

Dress: H&M Shoes: Grendha (gift from a friend :) ) Necklace: hand-me-down from me :)

Dress: H&M
Shoes: Grendha (gift from a friend πŸ™‚ )
Necklace: hand-me-down from me πŸ™‚

 

Clothes: Gingersnaps Shoes: Payless (gift from a friend :) ) Necklace: hand-me-down from me Headband: H&M

Clothes: Gingersnaps
Shoes: Payless (gift from a friend πŸ™‚ )
Necklace: hand-me-down from me
Headband: H&M

 

Romper: H&M Shoes: Payless (gift from a friend :) ) Necklace: Zuri's own creation (Melissa and Doug Sweet Hearts wooden bead set) Bracelet (partly hidden): Zuri's own creation (Melissa and Doug's Sweet Hearts wooden bead set)

Romper: H&M
Shoes: Payless (gift from a friend πŸ™‚ )
Necklace: Zuri’s own creation (Melissa and Doug Sweet Hearts wooden bead set)
Bracelet (hidden): Zuri’s own creation (Melissa and Doug’s Sweet Hearts wooden bead set)

 

Dress: H&M Shoes: H&M Necklace and pearl bracelet: souvenir from Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Dress: H&M
Shoes: H&M
Necklace and pearl bracelet: souvenir from Puerto Princesa, Palawan

 

Top: Gingersnaps Shorts: Gingersnaps Shoes: H&M Headband: SM Dept. Store North Edsa

White top: Gingersnaps
Shorts: Gingersnaps
Shoes: H&M
Headband: SM Dept. Store North Edsa

 

Dress: Forever21 Shoes: H&M Hairclip: gift from a friend :)

Dress: Forever21
Shoes: H&M
Hairclip: gift from a friend πŸ™‚

 

Top: Uniqlo Tights: H&M Shoes: Grendha (gift from a friend :) ) Shades: H&M Necklace: H&M

White top: Uniqlo
Tights: H&M
Shoes: Grendha (gift from a friend πŸ™‚ )
Heart shades: H&M
Frozen necklace: H&M

 

May 2015

Happy Mother’s Day to all mommies out there! πŸ™‚ Below is Zuri’s zoo outfit for today. πŸ™‚

Zuri's ootd zoo day

Daddy’s little angel shirt (Mothercare), gray tights (Zara Kids), hi-cut sneakers (H&M), pink crown headband (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), Liony the Lion (Puregold Kalayaan)

 

March 2015

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pink floral summer dress (H&M), pink sandals (Sugar Kids)

Zuri's ootd 20's inspired

yellow 1920’s inspired party dress (Trajecitos de Bebe), white tights and shoes (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), pearl necklace (Disney Princess), pearl bracelet (from Puerto Princesa, Palawan), white lace headband (from Zuri’s flowergirl outfit)

 

February 2015

Zuri's ootd winter

gray coat, light pink striped tights and gray boots (H&M), violet tutu skirt (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), pink animal hat (Enchanted Kingdom), pink gloves (Cameron Highlands, Malaysia), gray scarf (hand-me-down from Lola Baby)

 

January 2015

Zuri's ootd red dress

red dress and gold belt (Periwinkle), black tights and nude flats (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), pink hat (Place)

Zuri's ootd red dress 2

red dress and gold belt (Periwinkle), black tights and nude flats (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), red headband (Disney Princess)

 

December 2014

Zuri's ootd party clothes

blue top (Gingersnaps), light purple skirt (Gingernaps), white tights (Darlington), pink sparkly shoes (Sugar Kids), white headband (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), necklace (Mommy Kay’s)

 

November 2014

Zuri ootd animal print

animal print top (Mommy Kay’s Cotton On top), black tights (Landmark Dept. Store Trinoma), black shoes (Sugar Kids), animal print fur hat (Enchanted Kingdom)



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