Beauty

Big Beautycounter Sales

July 20, 2016
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Hey there! If you have been thinking about trying safer beauty and self-care products, now is the time! Beautycounter has re-branded and because their packaging has changed, they want to make room for the new products. Nevertheless, the formulas are still the same and there is a HUGE 2 for 1 sale going on. I’m going for the Enlightening  Treatment…

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Around Town, Arts and Crafts

Bestie Night at Bottle and Bottega

July 19, 2016
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It was Bestie Night at Bottle and Bottega in Berkeley Heights last Friday! My girls and I have never attended one of these sip and paint parties so we decied to give it a whirl. We are so glad we did!  When I walked in my group was already nibbling on snacks we organized and our wine was quickly put…

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Around Town, Beauty, Health

Healthy YOU Inside and Out

July 15, 2016
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Many of you know I joined the Beautycounter team to help spread a very important message. Sure, there are a lot of “safe” skin care and makeup product that call themselves “organic” and “natural” but Beautycounter is striving to get safer products into the hands of everyone. From the Beautycounter website: “Decades of studies indicate that serious health issues (including,…

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Life, Mami Fashion

The Traveler

July 13, 2016
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I’m back from my 20th high school reunion! And this short trip to Chicago was not an easy one. I was supposed to leave on a 8:30p flight on Friday night, I was dressed in the CAbi Traveler Pant, and was ready to go to the airport when I received a text message at 5:30p notifying me that my flight…

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For YOU

Always Fresh

June 29, 2016
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Always in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect. The opinions and text are all mine. Like many busy moms today, I’m always on the go. Between the boys’ schedules, work and keeping up with house responsibilities, there are days I don’t stop. Then there is the every day struggle of…

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Social Media Consulting

Blogging for Your Business: 5 Tips

June 29, 2016
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There are many reasons why you should be blogging for your business. I know it can be difficult to come up with different ideas and to simply get started. But it’s important. Blogging for your business gently reminds your potential clients and customers that you can help meet their needs. It’s also free marketing! You just have to invest a…

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Beauty

Sun-Kissed: After Care with Beautycounter

June 23, 2016
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When I started blogging 9 years ago from Japan, I wrote to connect with loved ones back home and to share teaching ideas with my former colleagues. The blog evolved after this dress post and I knew people enjoyed hearing about product and brand recommendations I had. I always rush to tell my friends (and you!) when I find something…

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Education

Tinker Love

June 22, 2016

  When summer starts, I’m like, “Woooo whoooo!” Two seconds later: “What am I going to do with the boys?!?!?” I’ve written a couple of posts throughout the years that focus on at-home summer ideas for your kiddies (remember Escuelita at Home and In Your Own Backyard?). My boys only do a couple of half-day camps throughout the summer so they…

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Life, Photography

Our Favorite Destination

June 19, 2016
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You guessed it! Mexico. We just got back and it was amazing. We couldn’t get enough of the ocean, colors, food and fun. I think this was my fifth time to Puerto Vallarta and it was by far the most relaxing. The boys are finally at a great age to enjoy long days in the pool and sun and still…

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Social Media Consulting

Why Networking Makes Me Happy

June 13, 2016
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As many of you know, we don’t have family in New Jersey. My cousin and his family recently moved to New York City and it is so fantastic when we meet up with them. My childhood friend isn’t too far away either and if we are both in town during holidays, our families spend it together. Nevertheless, it gets lonely.…

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