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15 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Don’t panic guys! You still have time to buy the favorite mom in your life a gift for Mother’s Day. Although, we know that they should be honored every day. Excuse me while I try to win some bonus points with my mama (hi ma!). I put together a little Mother’s Day gift guide featuring 15 things I think would make great gifts (besides a spa day or vacation obviously). When you head out shopping, remember to always think of her first. What would fit her lifestyle, personality, needs, and style? Consider all of these things when buying her gift. And…

10 Things You Might Not Know About Me

You’d think being a blogger and living in the social media world, you’d know almost everything about me. Nope. There are just some things I haven’t shared with you guys. It’s not because I’m embarrassed or anything. I just never really got around to it. I guess there’s no better time than now to get to know me better. So, here we are and 10 things you might not know about me. 1. I WAS A PAGEANT KID Yup. My mom enrolled me in beauty pageants when I was little. From an infant to a preteen, I strutted myself onstage—once…

Golden Moment

How many times have you purchased something online because you instantly fell in love with it? But, then you get super nervous because you aren’t sure if it’s going to fit right and how it will look on you. And then when you get it, you question wearing it because it’s a super bright color that you’re not used to wearing? Yeah, I just basically described my entire situation with this gold crochet lace dress from Lane Bryant. I will tell you that buying it was an awesome decision, because I basically want to marry it. The photos you see…

Los Angeles Bloomingdale’s Spring Fashion Show

My good friend and super talented stylist Reah Norman is hosting the Bloomingdale’s Shop For Women Spring Fashion Show and YOU’RE INVITED! It will be an afternoon of fashion you won’t want to miss and I’m very excited to be a part it. There will be style, sips, sweets, and raffle prizes! Of course there will be a spring runway presentation that will include plus size looks and a blogger panel that includes myself, Rachel Richardson of Lovely in LA, Allison Teng of Curvy Girl Chic, Courtney Hawkins of The Simple Glamazon, Jennifer Buckingham of Model Radical, and Kristine Thompson…

Hispanicize and My JCPenney Experience

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with JCPenney and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. My time in Miami has come and gone. If you follow me on social media, you might have seen that I was out at the annual Hispanicize conference. An entire week of Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in the digital space. I was sponsored by JCPenney (watch my video below) and invited to speak on a keynote panel at the inaugural DiMe Summit. Whenever I attend a social media conference, I’m always there to learn and network. But, I will admit I…

Festival Season Inspiration

Festival season is here guys! And it all starts here in Southern California with Coachella. I know that’s all you’ve been hearing about right? I’m not going to lie, I’ve only been to Coachella once. But, when I lived in Germany I made it to a few music festivals. So, what do you wear during festival season? Whatever you want of course! If it was me, I’d definitely get my boho on in the most comfortable way possible. But, that’s just me. If you’re not sure what to rock, I pulled some looks from some of my favorite retailers and posted them…

Beauty Buzz Circa Beauty

When I heard Eva Mendes was coming out with her own line of beauty products, I wasn’t expecting much. We all know how celebrity brands have performed in the past. But, I’m happy to report that I am pleasantly surprised with the CIRCA Beauty products I was sent to try out. Everything was pretty close to professional quality with it’s rich pigments—at drugstore prices. Only my eyes, lips, and cheeks were lucky this time around. I definitely want to get my hands on the brushes and foundations. Just so you know, CIRCA is exclusive to Walgreens. My fave so far is…

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