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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…

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 happened a lot. Today, I’m 39, and I give zero cares about anyone else’s fitness expectations. I am my own person. I do what I…

Here’s How YOU Can Help Fight Breast Cancer | Giveaway (Closed)

Do me a favor. Stop reading this for a second and think of someone you know who has been affected by breast cancer. Is it someone you’re related to? Maybe a close friend of yours? Someone from work? Or is it you? I think that one way or another, we all know someone who has been touched by this horrible disease. Unfortunately, I have in more ways than one. And I’m so sick and tired of it hurting the people I love. Aren’t you? That’s why I’ve decided, for the second year in a row, to participate in the American…

How to Refresh Dry Summer Hair | Giveaway (Closed)

Summer is almost over and it’s hopefully left you with fun memories and a maybe even a great tan…if that’s your kind of thing. Or you could be left with dry and brittle hair from the chlorine, sun, salt water, hair products, and even heat styling. Now, I wouldn’t consider myself a beauty guru. But, more like a beauty realist. I know we come from all kinds of walks of life and different hair types. So, as I sat on my couch reflecting on what I can do to refresh my hair for the upcoming fall season. That’s when I thought…

Los Angeles | Win a Ticket to Curvy Cocktails! (Closed)

Look out Los Angeles! Here’s your chance to enter to win a ticket to Curvy Cocktails. Kristine Thompson, the blogger behind TrendyCurvy.com, created this social event to bring together bloggers, brands, models, influencers, and curvy fashionistas to one location to celebrate all things plus size. Unfortunately, I will be out of town and won’t be able to attend. Bummer! So, I asked Kristine if I could give a ticket away—and she said yes! Rocking their best cocktail attire, Curvy Cocktails will also be co-hosted by Candice Kelly, plus model of Dorothy Combs Modeling Agency. And there will be a very…

Underwear Any Woman Could Feel Comfortable In | TomboyX (Closed)

True story. Growing up, my mom made me wear pink and enrolled me in ballet, baton twirling, cheerleading, and tap dancing. Not that there’s anything wrong with any of those, but I was not about that life. I wanted to play soccer and baseball like my little brother. It wasn’t until I was in high school, when I finally convinced her to let me play softball, volleyball, and soccer. Bless her soul, but she couldn’t grasp my fashion choices either. I wanted to wear black all of the time and baggier clothes like my brother’s Levi’s, but she wasn’t having…

5 Reasons You Need to Be at CatConLA

I will say this loud and proud. Yes, I am a bonafide proud cat lady. Ever since I was a little girl, cats have been a part of my life. My first fur baby was named Kitty and he was a beautiful Siamese. Today, I’m a proud cat mom to Kiki (14), Stinker (8), and Snow (1)—all rescues. I know you have a stereotypical image in your head of what cat people look and act like. But, just go ahead and scratch that from your brain right now. Cat parents come in all shapes, sizes, colors, backgrounds, and lifestyles. If you’re…

Giveaway Father’s Day with EO & Ulta Beauty (Closed)

Guys…Father’s Day is June 19th—are you ready? Let’s just all admit, that like the amazing moms in our lives, fathers should be celebrated and honored on the daily too! My dad and I have our own story, but at the end of the day I love this man beyond words. We all might have a different definition of what makes the best father out there, but we can all agree that love is a key ingredient. And because you love them so much, I know you’re probably racking your brain right now on what to get them as a gift. My…

Giveaway A Mother’s Style and Influence (Closed)

Sponsored by Gwynnie Bee. When it comes to my mom and personal style where do I even begin? I’ve written about her before (and even my abuelita) and how her dressing me as a kid taught me about fashion. I mean…she styled me for the first 18 years of my life—and I practically fought her every step of the way. But, that doesn’t mean I didn’t admire the way she dressed. She has and will always be my style inspiration. In fact, when I chose this dress from Gwynnie Bee, I had her in mind. I love flipping through my…

Giveaway Osmosis Skincare Hydralift Firming Gel Mask (Closed)

As I sat down to write this post, I started thinking about skin types and how each of us is so different from the next. You might have oily skin and the person sitting next to you might have dry skin. I’m the one with combination skin. Then I started thinking about skin care routines and how that varies too. Even though we might differ in these areas, I’m pretty sure we all have the same concerns when it comes to aging skin. OK, I’m not losing sleep over here about it, but I do like to care for the…

6 Years Later | Blogaversary Giveaway (Closed)

This is my first post of 2016! We all know I don’t make new year’s resolutions. It’s just not my thing. I try to live my life day to day. Every morning I wake up, I have another chance to accomplish any goal I put in front of myself. But, there is one thing I have been doing every January for the past six years, it’s celebrating my blog’s birthday (AKA blogaversary)! Since 2010, I have been sharing my journey with you guys and I don’t regret one word I’ve written here. And just like this blog, I feel like I…

Going Floral with Yona New York / Giveaway (Closed)

Remember how I keep saying I’m going to try and step out of my fashion box? That little box that I’m super comfortable in…yeah that one. Well, I’m trying guys and it all starts with wearing more dresses…and prints…and colors other than black. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with any of that, but there are just way too many fab designs out there for me to stay stuck in that box. So, I partnered with Yona New York to show off their Floral Charmeuse Drape Dress and give two lucky readers the chance to win their own!

Give Back with The Giving Hat / Giveaway (Closed)

Sponsored by Kmart.
This holiday season let’s make it all about giving back! I’ve teamed up with Kmart again to help spread the word on an amazing campaign—The Giving Hat. This winter knit hat was created as a way to spread awareness in the fight against childhood cancer and to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. I couldn’t imagine a better gift idea! And I’m going to give you a chance at the end of this post to win your very own.

5 Reasons to Start Your Holiday Shopping Early / Giveaway (Closed)

This post is sponsored by Kmart.
I know you’re screaming…”But it’s not even Halloween yet!” and “Why? Why did you have to bring it up?” Believe me, I totally get it. It’s early for a lot of you. You don’t even want to start thinking about the holidays. But, bear with me. I’ve teamed up with Kmart again to bring you 5 reasons why you should start your holiday shopping early—like right now. Here’s a spoiler. One of those reasons includes their No Money Down Layaway (yes, layaway is available online too). I even have a sweet little giveaway at the end of this post to get you in the holiday mood.

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