abella eyewear ambassador

I have some exciting news! I was honored to be chosen to become a brand ambassador for Abella Eyewear! Abella has a list of fashionable sunglasses on their site and you can now shop using my referral link to take 30% off! Click on the link here You’ll be redirected to this page and then…

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10 minute flawless-matte glam

  “Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” ― Marilyn Monroe Let’s talk makeup! For years, I’ve experimented with various techniques and products. I’ve learned everything on my own (before YouTube or any other cosmetic tutorials). From using department store products to luxury lines…I’ve pretty much tried them…

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Log Kya Kahenge – break the cycle

Seems as though fear is the most common feeling that tends to holds us back from moving forward. One moment, you’re having a creative, driven, and/or spontaneous thought. The next, you write it all off because you’re fearful of how you’ll be perceived/judged. It could be as simple as posting a photo/video of yourself, seeking…

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8 perspectives to help relationships

We all have different types of relationships with other people. Some relationships may have a stronger emotional pull than others. However, each relationship certainly impacts how we react and nourish future relationships. Hence, why it is extremely important to have perspective when it comes to relationships. Let’s start by defining the term, relationship before getting into…

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modern suburban – meets french country living room (facelift)

Our leather sofa and arm chairs took a beating throughout the years – gotta love our kitty paws (including his nails, right?)😽🐾 Transformation I wanted to give our sofa’s a facelift and so I started researching the different types of sofa covers on the market. Considering our animals shed (a lot), getting a darker fabric…

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fighting migraines – my daily battle

You’ve  probably suffered from a headache at some point, right? Headaches are far from fun and can easily be provoked by a number of triggers, such as: cold/flu/infection dehydration stress/tension emotional causes over-activity/over-stimulation lack of proper nutrition and or sleep sensitivity to certain foods, additives, and or alcohol and more…   What can be worse…

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our organic garden

Fresh herbs are delightful for cooking, infusing drinks, and simply attractive in a garden. We have a small balcony garden and have grown many things since we’ve moved in throughout the years. We try to change it up a bit each year to help incorporate different types of flavor with our cooking! This year our…

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got boba?

My first experience with bubble tea was not the greatest 😦 I wasn’t explained what “bubble” or “pearls” in tea actually meant before ordering  (given I was already a picky teenager to begin with) so when I took my first sip – my first reaction was pretty ugly! I took a big sip of the…

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stop overthinking everything!

Everything needs some sort of balance and often times we have to discipline ourselves to find & maintain that balance. “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” ― Oscar Wilde Easier said than done, I know. Overthinking typically leads to negative thoughts and destructive thought patterns. Constant worrying also involves negativity and catastrophic predictions about the future – simply…

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how to make enchiladas filled with chicken and spanish rice! 

This is one of my favorites and definitely most delicious recipes yet! I learned how to make legit enchiladas from my aunt Rosa who married into our family.  I remember those summer days when she would make several different types of delicious enchiladas! Of course, I was right behind her asking all sorts of questions…

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