For YOU, Mami Fashion

5 Short Mantras for Moms

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday! If you were off from work, I hope you are rested and ready to take on 2017! I am! I watched Rogue One with my boys over the break and I can’t get Chirrut’s mantra, “I am one with the Force. The Force is with me.” out of my head!…

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For YOU

#TakeTheJob

December 21, 2016

A lot of people often ask me, “What do you do? Exactly?” When I say I do a variety of things, I quickly go into my elevator pitch. I know it can be complicated to understand how someone can possibly have four jobs and raise three boys. But it’s possible! I have been blessed to have opportunities come into my…

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For YOU

2017: It’s All About YOU

December 19, 2016

Where are you going? It’s all about YOU this 2017! We are at the height of the holiday season and a lot of you are organized, prepared and done! What’s next for you in 2017? I hope that “taking care of me” is at the top of your list. We all know we do our best work and are our…

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Kids

Educational Gift Ideas for Kids

December 14, 2016

I have received a couple of calls from friends in need for kid holiday gift ideas. EDUCATIONAL ones! My friends know who to ask. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I have 3 boys who range from ages 4 to almost 10 and they love to give feedback. I ran to our toy closet and bookshelves, checked things out, and created a quick list of…

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Beauty

Naughty or Nice

November 17, 2016

From safer skincare to cleaner cosmetics, there’s a perfect gift for everyone on your list! I’m so excited for you all to see the gorgeous Beautycounter gift sets! I invite you to take a look at my site and check them out! All sets come wrapped up in festive ruby-red packaging: Our Favorites for Your Favoritesย Beautycounter’s best sellers in travel-friendly…

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For YOU, Kids

Halloween 2016

November 2, 2016

I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween! We went as Retro Baseball players! Chasing Fireflies has the cutest costumes. I’m heading over there now to check out the sales and to get ideas for next year! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Casa, Life

Minted for the Holidays

October 26, 2016

This post is in collaboration with Minted and WeAllGrow Latina Network. However, all opinions and statements are my own.ย  As soon as Halloween is over, I start to get organized for the holidays. Would you believe me if I told you that my holiday cards are usually ready by Thanksgiving? It’s true! The boys have already met with Chitra (MFBS…

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Beauty

5 Crisp Weather Beauty Must Haves

October 11, 2016

Since the temperature has dropped a bit, I already feel a difference in my skin. I am going to need to exfoliate and moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! Here are my top 5 Beautycounter favorites for dry skin. 1) Nourishing Cream Exfoliator I use this hydrating exfoliator 1-2 a week to sweep away dry skin on my face. It’s not harsh at…

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Life

Our Family’s Halloween Costume History

October 7, 2016

It’s almost HALLOWEEN!!! To tell you the truth, when I was growing up I didn’t love this holiday. I never enjoyed scary costumes, haunted houses and trick-or-treating in the city of Chicago wasn’t the best. But having kids changes things! When Diego was younger, it wasn’t his favorite either. He hated his monkey and Go Diego Go costumes. He could…

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Mami Fashion

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

October 4, 2016

“Autumn carries more gold in it’s pocket than all the other seasons.” – Jim Bishop Happy Fall! This is a gorgeous time of year, isn’t it? There is a chill in the air and I’m ready to wear layers, long sweaters, skinny jeans and knee-high boots! I am also thinking of dark and jewel-toned colors. I love how black stands…

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