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! πŸ˜‰

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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.Β  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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Around Town, For YOU, Health

Exhale

September 28, 2016

This post is in collaboration with OMJ.com and Exhale. However, all opinions and statements are my own. I have been running a lot lately because I am preparing for a 5K but I have to be honest…if I only run for exercise I easily become very bored. I love being in a gym or a group class with other women.…

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Education, Kids

The 12 Cs: Life Tools to Thrive

September 26, 2016

My boys and I are loving The Adventures of Ooga and Zeeta by Gretchen Burman. When I met Gretchen a couple of months ago, I practically begged her to let me write a blog post about her book. As a former teacher, when I see others share parenting tips that are clearly working for them, I feel the need to…

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Mami Fashion

Fall in Love

September 16, 2016

This post is in collaboration with PinkBlush. All comments and opinions are my own. Happy Friday everyone! Weekends are for shopping, right?! If you plan on doing just that, I want to remind you to use BettyShopPinkBlush coupon code when shopping at PinkBlush to receive 15% off your order. They have cute styles for busy moms and of course for…

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Mami Fashion

Sweater Weather!

September 13, 2016

It’s sweater weather! I can hear my sister cheering from Chicago! Some people just cannot wait for the temperatures to cool so they can start layering! I totally understand… I found this awesome Jennifer Lopez Cropped Crew Neck SweaterΒ at Kohl’s last week and didn’t give the length a second thought. Who remembers the sweater vests we used to wear a…

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Mami Fashion

PinkBlush for Mami

September 11, 2016

This post is in collaboration with PinkBlush. Words and opinions are my own. I’m super excited to introduce PinkBlush to my readers! How I wish I had this fashion choice when I was pregnant with my boys. The line offers affordable, chic and truly comfortable outfits for all your needs while pregnant. So why is Betty introducing us to a…

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