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...]

Designer Lisa Nieves wins Orlando Fashion Week Design Challenge!

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I blogged a while ago about an amazing and talented Designer, Lisa Nieves from Puerto Rico. She talked about how she designed for Plus Size ladies and loved seeing their reaction when they tried on her designs, feeling glamorous and sexy. Designer Nieves is very well known and respected in Puerto Rico, bringing to Top Fashion Shows beautiful designs, among other accomplishments. Many wonderful things have happened to her. She moved to Florida and competed in the Orlando Fashion Week Design challenge in November 2015, making her the winner. The Designer presented … [Read more...]

My New Bestie this Summer!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bandelettes® Summer is fast approaching and I could't be more excited to wear tons of dresses again. Thankfully I live in a place that most of the time it's warm but hey it's Texas one day we can have a snow storm and in the same day a heatwave,  it's crazy. One thing that makes me stay away from wearing dresses in summer is chafing, it's absolutely the worst thing ever. I always end up slipping on some shorts or leggings just to prevent it from happening. But this summer I want my legs to be free from … [Read more...]

CHI Factory Tour!

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"This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Farouk Systems and Lopez Marketing and Houston Latina Bloggers all opinions are my own" Last month I had the pleasure to attend an amazing tour at the Chi Factory thanks to Houston Latina Bloggers and Lopez Marketing. We were invited to learn more about the brand and the man/people behind the brand.     On the tour we learned what goes into making Chi products, I have been a huge fan for a long time and never knew that they created some of my favorite products like the Kardashian brand, biosilk etc. I … [Read more...]