Holiday Giveaway | Beauty Gift Sets

Not sure if you guys have noticed or not, but the holidays are here! Yessssssss! My favorite time of the year is in full effect and I love nothing more than being merry and spreading some of that cheer. So, I asked my friends over at ULTA Beauty if they could help me give you guys a chance to win some of my favorite beauty goodies. It’s just my way of saying Happy Holidays! These goodies I’ve giving away happen to be some of the hottest beauty gift sets on the ULTA web site right now. If you’re looking for a…

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Tis’ the Season to Sparkle

I may have a thing for sequins and all things that shine. And as the holidays get closer and closer, I just know that all I’m going to want to wear is something that sparkles. There’s nothing wrong with that right? I was wandering around Shopbop, cause there’s a SALE guys, and I was inspired to gather up a few things that caught my eye. I even ran over and found a few plus size…

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A Holiday Dress to Remember

This is a sponsored post in partnership with David’s Bridal. If you’ve ever walked into a David’s Bridal, more than likely it’s because you were buying your wedding dress or you were part of someone else’s special day. My experience with them had me purchasing my own heavily beaded and lace wedding gown. But, I’m here to tell you they are so much more than bridal. I’m talking about holiday outfit goals guys! We all…

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Pinspiration | A Vegan Thanksgiving

It has officially been six months since I decided on a eating a vegan diet. And I can tell you it’s been challenging, but it’s doable and definitely been worth it. People always asks me if I feel better and the answer is yes—I really do. It’s definitely not for everyone. To be honest, I never thought I’d last this long, but here I am. I’m still alive guys! Whoo! I am concerned about the…

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Living with Anxiety: How I Cope

My heart races, it gets harder for me to breathe, my stomach is twisting and turning, fear and doubt are attacking me from every direction possible, and I’m scared it will never stop. This is only part of what I deal with when my anxiety hits and I know I’m not alone. For some odd reason (sarcastically typing), my anxiety has been above and beyond the worst I’ve experienced in a really long time. And like most of…

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My Body My Story | Lucy Activewear Giveaway (Closed)

This blog post is part of a paid Megan Media and lucy #lucyForEveryBody blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. When I was in my early 20’s, I would drag myself to the gym. I never wore anything form fitting and would cringe the minute someone good looking jumped on the treadmill next to me. I was so self-conscious about my appearance and would always beat myself up about gaining weight—which…

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A Night to Remember

I want to say I have a confession, but I think you guys know me well enough to know that I’m kinda sorta obsessed with sports. Just a little bit…OK…a lot. I don’t know where it comes from. But, there’s just something about the passion, drive, and competitiveness of athletes that I truly admire and respect. So, when Toyota invited me to attend the Chris Paul Family Foundation Celebrity Server dinner, I could not say…

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Beauty Buzz | My Fall Beauty Favorites

I’m looking out my window and it’s a sunny, yet typical fall day here in L.A. I love autumn foilage and cooler temperatures. This is one of my favorite seasons, even if it was a blazing 96 degrees last week. But, that was the past and today it’s on the cooler side—thank goodness. And just like that, I’m ready to share some of my fall beauty favorites with you guys. My 5 Fall Beauty Favorites You…

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Pinspiration | Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

In case you blinked, it’s almost Halloween. I can’t believe how fast this year has gone. One minute it’s all about summer vacay and now you have to hurry up and put together a costume at the last-minute. Unless you’re one of those people who plans their look months in advance. FYI…I’m not that person. I do love dressing up for Halloween, but I usually decide what I’m going to be a week or two…

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My Style. My Way.

Sponsored by JD Williams. For me, fashion is a no-brainer. I make sure to wear what makes me happy and I could care less of other peoples expectations. Of course I sometimes go through phases, but one thing always remains the same—my need for comfort. I try my hardest to never compromise there. And as long as I can remember, I’ve always found myself attracted to the freedom of boho-inspired style. It just feels right…

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I Was a Health Spa Virgin: 5 Things I Learned

First thing I’m going to do for you is explain what a health spa is and then I’ll tell you how I landed in one. According to Dictionary.com, a health spa is a resort or a special building or room where a person may exercise, swim, or otherwise condition the body. Now that you know that, let me explain how this all unfolded. My amiga Yolanda of SassyMamainLA.com, text me asking if I wanted to…

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Downtown Vibes

There’s just something about Downtown L.A. that gets me every time. It gives off this historic vibe one minute and then moves on to a unique gritty hustle kind of vibe the next. We always hear how it’s a neighborhood in “transition.” Yeah, maybe. Hmm..I’m in transition too I guess. Maybe that’s why I love it so much. I was in Downtown L.A. this week for the Hispanicize L.A. event and decided to wear this outfit…

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Style Trend | Velvet

It never fails. The fall season rolls around and I just want to wear sweaters, scarves, and velvet. Yes, I’m having a velvet moment. In fact, I ordered some pumps from Shopbop (SALE ALERT) but they were too small and my heart broke just a little bit. No worries. I know I’ll have plenty of other chances to buy myself a little something. When it comes to wearing this lush material, you don’t have to…

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Breast Cancer Awareness | Shop & Give Back

October is officially Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I’m working on supporting the fight against this horrible disease. I’m currently fundraising and would love your support. Make any size donation and you’ll be entered to win a $100 Lane Bryant gift card! Get all of the details by clicking here. I think we’ve all been affected by breast cancer one way or another. I have way too many times. In case you didn’t know, there are…

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The Strength of a Woman

“Do you want to cut the umbilical cord?” I stood there with my mouth hanging open. “Ummmmmm, sure?” The nurse handed me a pair of scissors. Snip…snip…snip. Did that just happen? Did I just cut my nephew’s umbilical cord? Whoa. You should know that I have never witnessed a live birth. I may have seen one on video once as a teenager, but after 30 seconds of footage I covered my eyes. At this moment,…

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