Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SUMMER TREND | DENIM PENCIL SKIRT




 
 
 
 
Top/Blusa: Forever 21
Skirt/Falda: Joyce Leslie
Shoes/Zapatos: Forever 21
Bag/Cartera: c/o Lulu's
Bangle: Lola Blue, the Closet
Date nights. They are super important in any couple's life... but when you have two kids they get harder and harder to accomplish but it is definitely a must in my book. It keeps my marriage healthy and fun. So I wanted to dress up and sex it up a little for my hubby and I decided to wear this fab denim pencil skirt I found in Joyce Leslie last month. I paired it with a simple black cami blouse and voila! I love this combination it's easy to wear and it's a little sexy, perfect as a date night outfit. 
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Las citas con mi esposo som super importantes para mi. Aunque con dos hijos se hacen mas y mas dificiles igual trato de salir con mi esposo aunque sea una vez al mes los dos solitos. Ya que en mi opinion es saludable para la relacion. Por eso decidi ponerme este atuendo un poco mas sexy para el. Me encantan las faldas de jean apegadas al cuerpo. Le dan un look sexy y a la vez elegante a cualquier blusa. Para esta ocasion use esta negra y lista para salir! Perfecto para noches de verano.
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

BLACK + WHITE FOR SPRING


Top/Blusa: c/o SheInside
Jeans: Zara
Shoes/Zapatos: Forever 21
Sunnies/Gafas: Chanel

Spring is officially here to stay. I love a good ol' classic black and white look. I wore this over the weekend for a casual feel and added my favorite Zara jeans and latest purchase from Forever 21 - these amazing mules sandals. You will be seeing these a lot this season. I've been working on YouTube videos for your guys and I am so excited to share the next one. I can't wait to know what you think, so please leave comments or advice if you like it or not. And even what you would like to see, I love hearing your input and thank you for all the love. 
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

BLOGGER Q&A VIDEO | YOUTUBE


I am so happy to share that I finally got my very first YouTube video up. I posted on Instagram about a week ago that I wanted to know what YOU want to know about me. Anything from my beauty routine to my family routine. And I was able to film this video with all the answers for you guys. It took a little longer than expected to edit, just because I am new to this and because I am also doing all the mommy and wife stuff on a daily. As well as my campaigns and outfit posts. It is so much but I am really happy with the directin the blog is going in. I don't know how I find the time to do all of this, I just know that when you have passion, everything falls into place. 
I also filmed a Spanish Q&A video, so get ready for that one too, my Latinas! I am so excited to be able to do both. I truly hope you like this video, if so please subscribe HERE and give the video a thumbs up if you liked it. You can also check out other videos I have on my channel of some work I have done in the past. Can't wait to show you the next one.
Happy Wednesday!
xo, 
E.

Monday, April 20, 2015

SPRING CHIC | MIDI SKIRTS + ANDREA SHOES

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with ANDREA® and Latina Bloggers Connect, as always all opinions expressed are my own.

 

Top/Blusa: c/o SheInside
Skirt/Falda: H&M
Shoes/Zapatos: c/o Andrea Shoes
Purse/Cartera: c/o ShopNineOneTwo
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Happy Monday! We had an amazing weekend, the weather was perfect and best of all we celebrated my mom's birthday (which is today) yesterday with a family dinner at one of our favorite restaurants. My mother has always inspired my life. As a single mom I saw first hand how she always strives to be the best mother to me and a great role model and example. She worked hard to provide me with everything I needed. And she always kept herself looking beautiful and was always in style and all dolled up. I think that's where my desire to be a woman that does it all comes from. Which is why I want to share with you a catalog company I was recently introduced to. ANDREA is a Mexican company with over 38 years of experience in retail. They offer some fabulous shoes with great quality, like the ones I am wearing in this look. I received these gorgeous pink and red ones which are perfect for this season. The quality is great, I was really impressed and I already have so many outfit ideas. I love the company's message which is that you too can be a business woman while enjoying the pleasures of fashion and beauty. What better way to feel independent and in style than by selling shoes straight from the comfort of your own house? ANDREA is a great way to generate income, socialize with other fashionistas and purchase the products at a discounted price. All you have to do is sign up HERE and get started.
I recommend this to anyone looking to combine their passion for fashion and entrepreneurial skills!
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Feliz Lunes chicas! Les cuento que tuve un fin de semana excellente, el clima estuvo bello y ademas celebramos el cumple de mi mami que es hoy! Mi mami es una mujer que siempre me ha inspirado y aunque tenemos nuestros desacuerdos, ella siempre a sido y sera mi mejor amiga, y fan numero uno!
Es por eso que hoy les traigo este post dedicado a todas esas mujeres que las inspiran, como mi mama a mi. Esas mujeres que siempre les gusta estar lindas y bien vestidas ademas de trabajar mucho y tener muchas cosas que hacer en la casa. Por eso es que existen tiendas y marcas como ANDREA. Justo para mujeres como nosotras, que nos gusta estar bien guapas y sobretodo somos vanidosas. Por eso les recomiendo ANDREAANDREA es una empresa Mexicana con mas de 38 anos de experiencia en el mercado. Cual te ofrece una manera facil de generar ingresos y estar a la moda, socializar y comprar productos a precios descontados. Lo unico que tiene que hacer es hacerte miembro por medio de este enlace y subscribirte para tener oportunidades de negocio a traves de las ventas por catalogo.
Yo recibi estos zapatos, y les digo que son de alta calidad, tienen variedad de disenos, y ademas son hechos en Mexico. Orgullo Latino! Escogi ese estilo porque me parecio lindo el detalle de dos colores para esta primavera. Decidi usarlos con este look para una cena ayer para celebrar el cumple de mi mami en familia. 
xo, 
E.
This is compensated collaboration between ANDREA and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinions expressed are my own.

Friday, April 17, 2015

HONESTLY BEING A MOM | HOW I DON'T HAVE IT ALL TOGETHER

{this picture is from when Emme was 1 week old}
Recently I have been receiving a lot of emails from the sweetest readers asking me how "I keep it all together" or how do I "do it all". So I wanted to put this post together for all those mommies out there that think that what you see on Instagram is 100% reality, those moments are real... but that is just about 20% of my life. 
Motherhood is not easy and unfortunately women don't like to admit this. Which leaves just about every other mom feeling like she is doing something wrong, when in reality we are all going through the same ups and downs. We just don't post the bad moments because we rather remember the amazing ones.
Being a mother is the most rewarding and loving job in the world. I have never been this happy. Ever. But the truth is that it is hard guys, it is very hard. But for some reason there is some sort of stigma if you admit that well you don't have it all together. And I am here to tell you that it isn't easy. But it is so very well worth it. I would do it over and over again. The good and the bad. Because my kids make me smile like no one else can and they made life worth living every second of the day.
Every day is a new challenge and a  memory made. It's like you get the best of both worlds... great-amazing-fantastic-unforgettable days with the true loves of your life. But you also have some hard-exhausting-frustrating and emotional days. But that is all part of it. Part of being a woman and a mother. I know that I wouldn't be able to do what I do if it wasn't for the village that it takes to raise my kids. I have a great support system. My husband and my mother are the most amazing humans I know. They literally strive to make me happy, every single day. My happiness is truly their happiness, they have told me so lol -  all they want is for me to have happy days. But that's not reality. I love them for trying but they also understand that I am an exhausted mom and on occasions a short tempered mom. It took some time to make them understand that while I adore my kids more than anything in the world, there are some days when I just need a moment for myself. Just 5 minutes. And we all do. So they give me those moments. Whether that means watching Modern Family (or shamelessly The Kardashians) alone in my bedroom while my husband watches the kids. Or a run to Target alone, while my mom stays with the kids... they give me that "me" time that keeps me sane.
The best advice I can give is to try to have those moments, those ME moments. Not just as a mom but as a human, we need those alone moments. So if you can, go for a walk, or to Target, my preferred and favorite place. If a book makes you happy, read a couple of pages at Starbucks alone. It does get easier and your body does get used to the middle of the night feedings. The pajamas eventually come off too (believe it or not!) and the days get brighter and everything does fall into place. So hang in there. We are all going thought the same struggle.
In between all the chaos and all the spit up and the poop - just take a breather. I forget sometimes how fast these good and bad moments go by. I hold my babygirl all day and anytime I can. And yes she is spoiled, she loves to be held. But it's ok, I don't listen to those who tell me not to "spoil" her by holding her "too much" whatever that means. I just know these moments are going to go by so fast, and I am going to want them back and so I just enjoy it. The same with my son, I did the exact thing with him and now I am so glad I took in all those snuggles and all those moments alone with him. He is going to be 4 this summer, F O U R. And now it is easier and he is so independent it definitely makes me miss his baby days. But it is all part of this crazy, beautiful motherhood journey.
This turned into such a long post. But I wanted to take the time to let you all know that I don't have it all together as it may seem on Instagram. I struggle, I cry, I get frustrated but at the end of the day I feel blessed and happy to have two amazing healthy kids, a loving caring mom and a sweet loving and supportive husband. I wouldn't be able to blog and work on all this if it wasn't for their help and their love for me and their eagerness to make me:
simply H A P P Y.
That is how I do it; I do it with their love and support and a lot of passion and prayers!
Thank you so much for all your support and love, I appreciate it tons.
xo, 
E.

A WOMAN'S SCENT


Compensation was provided by Caress® via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Caress®.
Has it ever happened to you that the smell of a certain food, perfume, season and even your body wash can take you back to the best and most fun memories? It happens to me all the time, even when I was a little girl. I remember when my mother would travel... being an only child, I was always super attached to her, so on the days she wasn't home, I remember I would love to smell her clothes! Kind of weird, right? But so true. It simply took me back, straight to her, it was like I could almost feel her hugging me by just smelling her clothes. It made me feel so close to her; she definitely is one strong, independent woman who has always left the biggest impression in my life. One by which I am so inspired by. Those memories last a lifetime, and a scent lasts forever too. I hope my kids one day also have a special scent that they can connect back to me. 

And when it comes to people thinking of me, I want them to always think of me as a passionate woman. I am passionate with my husband, as we should all be, but passionate doesn't only have a sexual connotation... I am passionate about my emotions, my dreams and how I live my life. 
There is nothing, to me, like being passionate, nothing like feeling sexy and confident. 

And for me, this Caress Adore Forever™ body wash gives me exactly that. It rejuvenates my inner 25-year-old, it excites my flirty-sassy senses and it totally gives me the confidence and sex appeal I love. With its long-lasting sweet honey-vanilla scent, it has become one of my favorite body washes, especially this spring. I love to change up my beauty routines for face and body every season. And this one is especially delicious; it makes me feel like a new, more confident woman; a woman that leaves a long lasting impression with her exquisite scent and vibrant personality. I just love for people to feel my vibe through my energy and remember me not just by how I look but most importantly by how I made them feel. A person's smell can reveal just that, a true deep feeling and an array of memories.
xo, 
E.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

SPRING STYLE | TWEED + FAUX FUR

Jacket: Zara
Tee: Forever 21
Pants: H&M
Shoes: ShoeDazzle
Bag: Forever 21
Bracelet: Lola Blue, the Closet

Last week, I attended the Marie Claire Shoes First event with my blogger babe Lissette from Raven Fashion (thanks for the invite Lissy!). It was hosted by Nina Garcia and we got to chat with her for a few minutes. She was absolutely down to earth and so sweet. We talked about Latinas in the blogging business and how we want to take our name and cultures higher and make a way for our daughters to be able to make it any where doing whatever they want to do. It was truly such an inspirational moment for me. We had such a fun time. There are a few fun shots from the event on my Instagram from that night, so go check it out! It was a chilly spring evening so I wore this tweed jacket I got on super sale at Zara maybe 2 years ago and paired it with my faux leather pants from H&M and faux fur shoeties from Shoe Dazzle. I love mixing prints and even more so texture. I even love to do it with my home decor! Have I told you guys how obsessed with my basic tees I am? I usually get them at Forever 21 and H&M. I love that they can go with pretty much any outfit. I love comfort in style!
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La semana pasada asisti a un evento de la revista Marie Claire llamado Shoes First en donde estuvo Nina Garcia de anfitriona. Fue una tarde muy divertida con mi amiga bloguera Lissette de Raven Fashion. Pudimos conversar con Nina Garcia unos minutos y la verdad me inspiro mucho. Conversamos sobre las Latinas y todo lo que hacemos para llevar nuestro nombre y cultura muy alto. Fue definitivamente un momento muy chevere para mi. Pues aunque es primera estuvo un poco fria la noche por eso use este atuendo, en el cual mezcle las texturas, desde tweed y cuero sintetico a unos zapatos hermosos estilo shoeties de Shoe Dazzle con piel sintetica. Me encantaron! Y como se dan cuenta esta camisetas de Forever 21 basicas son ideales con cualquier atuendo. Me encantan por su versatilidad y comodida. Es un look facil, comodo y de moda. Como me encantan!
xo, 
E.

Monday, April 13, 2015

MOMMY CHIC | WEEKEND STYLE

 
 
 

 

On B:
Hat/Gorra: H&M
Jacket: Arizona via JCPenney
Jeans: The Children's Place
Sneakers: H&M
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On Me:
Top/Camiseta: c/o SheInside
Jeans: Forever 21
Shoes/Zapatos: Forever 21
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We've had an amazing weekend. Definitely one that makes me have a very HAPPY Monday! 
I enjoyed 2 gorgeous spring days (finally!) with my family. We had quite a few things to do over the weekend and I wanted to be comfortable and chic. The kids had doctors appointments, we had to do some shopping and more, so flat shoes were definitely ideal. I got these chic and fab shoes at Forever 21 just two weeks ago and I love them! They had a couple of different colors but I decided on this pale pink for a feminine chic look that can go with pretty much any outfit. 
B decided to join my photos and I couldn't be happier, I love it when he wants to take pics. And these cool boy sneakers you see on him are his latest favorites! He wears them every single day. And I am not kidding. Thank God they are cute and were just $20 at H&M! I love H&M for kids, they are inexpensive and such great quality items. Love their kids style. 
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Tuvimos un fin de semana hermoso de primavera, por fin! Y esa causa que mi lunes sea un lunes muy feliz. Disfrute mucho estos dos dias con mi familia. Tuvimos varias cositas que hacer incluyendo llevar a los ninos al doctor y hacer algunas compritas. Por eso decidi ponerme mis zapatos nuevos de Forever 21. Son lindos y comodos y me encanta el color, ya que pueden combinar con muchos atuendos. Y como ven, a mi hijo se le ocurrio estar en mis fotos, y yo feliz! Me encanta cuando quiere estar en las fotos conmigo. Es un bello!  
Como pueden ver los zapatos de el son sus favoritos y se los pone todos los dias. No les miento, jaja. Pero gracias a Dios son lindos y baratos, a tan solo $20 en H&M. Me encanta el estilo de H&M kids... tienen ropa bella y barata de buena calidad.
xo, 
E.