An Evening with CHI…

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Disclosure: "This is a sponsored post" Last weekend I was invited along with the Latina Houston Bloggers to an exclusive CHI make over event. When HLB emailed me about the event I was so happy,  that whole entire week leading up to the day I was on cloud 9.  Last time I was at CHI it was at the Chi factory touring the wonderful building, you can see the recap here. It was so awesome to walk into the CHI lonestar school and see the HLB sign, I am so proud and lucky to be apart of a group of strong Latina woman who help each other grow.    … [Read more...]

The countdown begins till summer 2016!

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The countdown begins till Summer is here, time flies!   This printed two piece is from Torrid!   For us Full Figured ladies it can be a wonderful time or a complete headache when we are choosing our Swimwear, and you know what, I choose for it to be wonderful, choosing to celebrate my body not hide it even tho society says I should.   Maripily Swim 2016 Collection  Plus Size women can wear the swimsuit their heart desires and don’t let anyone tell you different, make Confidence be your best asset. Don't let what other say deter … [Read more...]

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – From Old school to NU school

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  Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising - From Old school to NU school With the feminist movement of the seventies came change.  Whether in a political arena or in fashion, change had arrived. By the mid-70s change had manifested itself for women in a very liberating way. As part of the change, 1974 introduced the fashion world to the thong. It was during this time that women’s lingerie had taken on a shift. Women were no longer subjected to wearing classic briefs or bloomers. The evolution of the panty or Old vs NU, took us from the classic brief, to the high … [Read more...]

Chocolate Horchata with a twist!

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This is a sponsored post in collaboration with General Mills + Acorn Influence. All thoughts are my own. Este es un post patrocinado en colaboración con influencia de bellota de General Mills. Todos los pensamientos son mis propios. For as long as I can remember my mother has taught my brother and I how to cook. We were taught easy dishes to more complicated ones, which as a kid just being in the kitchen messing around with food was so much fun. Something that I loved is when we would create new dishes or even enhance ones that are out there. One of the dishes we … [Read more...]

San Juan Moda goes Curvy!

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 Once upon a time Puerto Rico was an Island where thin models were always featured in Top Magazines and Fashion Shows...not anymore. The Curvy Boom has reached the Island. Mainstream magazines are using Plus Size Models, some being Esposa Moderna and Imagen Magazine, two of the leading magazines here. San Juan Moda Fashion Show included its first Plus Fashion Show this year and I was so happy, I saw familiar faces of models I have worked with in the past and new faces at the show. Model and Public Figure Maria Maria modeled a beautiful design that I … [Read more...]