The Best for our Pups: a fresh take on pet food

Friday, September 14, 2018



Sponsored by Freshpet. All opinions are my own.



Chiki has been in our lives for over 10 years. He has been with me through college, grad-school, marriage...and now he is the best with our baby. Just like he has been the best pup ever; I, as a loving pet parent, want the best for him! 

Reason why I was so excited for him to try (and LOVE) Freshpet’s natural and healthy dog food.  I love how they are committed to providing the best for pets; Freshpet uses fresh, whole ingredients, and gently cooked without preservatives or additives. The food is kept refrigerated because THAT’s where meats belong!

I knew that Chiki was going to love it…what I didn’t know was HOW MUCH! Taking these pics was such a fun challenge because he kept doing all the tricks he knows (trick = delicious reward!). Then as soon as I filled his plate with the “Fresh From The Kitchen”, he devoured it so fast that we had to refill it to get make sure we got the right shot. I mean, I’m sure he didn’t complain.

We are excited to have incorporated Freshpet into his diet; it gives me peace of mind that Chiki doesn’t have by-products, corn, wheat nor any artificial colors or flavors. You can actually see the real fruits and veggies..and smell the fresh chicken!


You can find Freshpet in the refrigerated section of your local grocery store. Click here to learn more!










BEAUTY: My Go-To for Gel-Like Manis

Thursday, September 13, 2018


I have to admit it, you probably always see me with bare-nails. I don't have the patience to do my nails every week. I wish I did, but just thinking about going to the salon stresses me more than making me relax.

Now as a new mommy,  I don't have the time either. I try to go to the salon for shaping and for my cuticles, but I prefer to them at home. My go-to for a gel-like mani is Sally Hansen's Miracle Gel. It's one of my favorites because it's more chip-resistant than traditional nail polish without the need of UV light. You only need two coats of the color and one coat of the Top Coat. Here I'm wearing the color "Orchid-Ing Aside". It's still neutral enough to wear with different outfits but a little bit girly.

To match my nails, I wore a purple eyeliner (from Urban Decay) and these fun Kendra Scott Earrings. The dress is from Who What Wear at Target, and it's SO comfy. I want it in every color

What's your go-to color for nail polish?



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Probablemente si se fijan, pueden darse cuenta que casi nunca llevo pintura de uñas. No tengo la paciencia (ni ahora el tiempo) de ir a la peluquería todas las semanas. Sé que hay mujeres que les encanta y las desesperas, pero para mi ir al salón es más una obligación que un momento de relajación.

Por eso prefiero hacerme las manos en casa; este Miracle Gel de Sally Hansen es mi linea favorita porque parecen de gel sin usar luz UV y duran más que una pintura de uñas regular. El tono que llevo en estas fotos se llama "Orchid-Ing Aside".

Para estas fotos quise combinar mis uñas con un delineador morado en los ojos de Urban Decay y estos aretes de Kendra Scott. El vestido me pareció el contraste perfecto y no tienen idea lo cómodo que es. Por mí, lo tuviese en todos los colores.





HIS & HER KLOZET: with Little Nico

Monday, September 10, 2018



I still have a lot of content to share, but so little time to post it. I really love being a mom but I wish I had an extra hour or two to be more active on the blog.  I know I'll slowly get back on track but please be patient with me.

We took these photos when Nico was only two weeks old. It was my first outing to an event- that ended up being a fail because they over invited people and it was just a mess.  Gabe and my mom  (with Nico) dropped me off at the event - and my cousin took the pictures. It's crazy to look back at these photos and see him so tiny! Time is really flying.

The dress was perfect for those first weeks of postpartum , and the little heel perfect for the discomforts of it.

Hope you like these little family photos! XOXO



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Tengo tanto contenido por compartirles que hemos tomado poco a poco, pero realmente no tengo mucho tiempo para publicar. Amo ser mamá pero mentiría si no digo que me gustaría tener una hojita extra para trabajar con más calma. Poco a poco me iré acostumbrando a la rutina, pero tengan paciencia porfa!!

Estas fotos las tomamos cuando Nico solo tenía dos semanas. Fue mi primera salida sola a un evento; mi mamá y Gabe me acompañaron con Nico hasta la puerta. Pero el evento terminó siendo un desastre porque invitaron a demasiadas personas y se les fue de las manos. Ese día mi prima nos tomo las fotitos y es increíble ver lo chiquitico que estaba. El tiempo realmente vuela.

Sobre mi look: este vestido fue perfecto para esas primeras semanas postparto y el tacón bajito ayudaba con la incomodidad de esos días.

Espero que les gusten estas fotitos familiares.

¡Besos!






LIFESTYLE: How to stay active as a working new-mom

Friday, September 7, 2018


This post was sponsored by Athleta. All opinions are my own. I'm excited to challenge myself to #WorkInYourWorkout by infusing a workout into my workday and wearing Athleta's new commute line.



I've been getting a lot of questions on how to stay active as a new mom who is also self-employed. The answer is easy (but not necessarily easy to apply in real life): squeeze in your workouts whenever you can!

I'm currently trying to exercise 5 days of the week with 2 cardio session and 3 sessions of 30min interval training (it's supposed to be high intensity, but I'm taking it slowly since....hey! It still feels like it was yesterday that I had a baby).

 Since I work from home, I try to do the interval training in the living room with Nico by my side (sometimes when is taking his morning nap and other times he is just entertained by my squats and push-ups).  Also, if he is by the activity gym  I do planks right by him or maybe I'll do some squats with a 14-pound baby as extra weight.

Being a freelancer also includes meeting with potential clients or colleagues for coffee or lunch.  So instead of driving like everyone in Miami, I've been trying to schedule my meetings around town in order to #WorkInMyWorkout by biking to them!! It ends up being a win-win situation: I workout, I work, and I save money and time by not having to spend 15 minutes finding an expensive parking spot.

However, heading to a meeting in workout gear might look unprofessional. Reason why I'm loving how Athleta is using multi-functional performance fabrics that work from an active commute to a workday.

Here I'm wearing the Marinwood Striped Shirt; it's a classic white button-down shirt but it's lightweight and airy, perfect for biking in Miami and still looking put-together. I paired the shirt with the Hybrid Cargo Tight; it sits at the natural waist and it's very flattering. It also has 6 pockets to keep all essentials handy.  I love when brands offer petite (and tall) sizing; the fit is so much better and you save an errand to the tailor!
Since at the end, it was a fashion meeting, I added statement pieces like the hat and the clear aviators.






Join me and #WorkInYourWorkOut!!-
- You can do like me and bike to work or to a meeting.
- Maybe do wall sit-ups or planks during a work call.
- You can do a quick Yoga session in the conference room during lunch break.






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BEAUTY: How I'm trying to get my natural curls back

Thursday, September 6, 2018




My hair was naturally curly; so much straightening over the years has soften the wave. I did a keratin treatment almost a decade ago. I really miss my natural texture; especially because I think I didn't know how to style it back them.

I've been trying to wear my hair as natural as possible from time to time to get my curl back. Also this little routine saves me a lot of time. Hey, sleepy mamas raise your hands! Keep reading to see how I did the curls in the main picture!

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    Mi cabello es naturalmente rizado. Pero después de tantos años planchándolo, la onda se ha suavizado mucho. Pero últimamente quiero recuperar mi rizo, y eso significa darle un descanso a la plancha lo más que pueda . En el colegio siempre llevaba mis rizos al natural; pero no solo los productos han mejorado enormemente desde el 2006 si no también creo que yo no sabía como peinarlo.


    Esta rutina que les comparto abajo para lograr los rizos/ondas de arriba también me ayudan mucho cuando estoy apura. Como una mami nueva, no tengo demasiado tiempo para plancharme o rizarme el cabello y esta rutina me toma menos tiempo.


    REMIX: Ripped Boyfriend Jeans

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018



    See? I'm keeping my promise and no matter how late it is, to post and share the REMIX of the week!
    Here is 6 ways I've worn my ripped jeans.  These always brought a little bit of the rocker in me so I loved pairing them with booties, graphic tees, and layers.

    Let me know which look is your favorite!

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    ¿Ven? Se los prometí. Poco a poco me iré acostumbrando a publicar como lo hacía antes. Aquí está el REMIX de la semana con 6 maneras como he utilizado mis jeans rotos. Siento que siempre me pongo algo roquera con estos jeans- añadiendo camisas de bandas, cuero, o botias.

    Cuéntame que look es tu favorito.


    Matching in STRIPES with my little one- BABY NICO

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018


    I see a lot of expectant moms dream about matching with their little girl...but who says you can't match with your little boy?

    I love having a boy and I'm kind of glad there aren't thousands of pink bows and tutus around the house. It is definitely easier to dress a boy...but easier doesn't mean boring (not for you, not for him!). 

    I've been trying to match with him. I haven't bought anything thinking I could match with him- these were a pure coincidence and the stripes matched perfectly.

    I'm going to match with him for as long as he lets me; let's home until college (just kidding!).

    Do you match with your little one? Tell me in the comments!!


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    Me he dado cuenta que muchas mujeres embarazadas sueñan con combinarse con sus niñas...pero ¿quién dijo que uno no puede combinarse con los pequeñitos?

    Me encanta tener un varón y parte de mí se alegra que no hay 800 lazos y tutús por toda la casa. Definitivamente es más fácil vestir a un niño...pero que sea más fácil no significa que es aburrido (ni para ti ni para él). Aparte hoy en día hay bellezas en las tiendas para los niños.

    He estado intentando combinarme con él. No he comprado nada pensando en vestirnos igual pero me he dado cuenta que tenemos piezas similares , especialmente de rayitas.  Yo voy a aprovechar y combinarme con él- lo más que pueda o hasta que me deje (esperemos que hasta que se vaya a la universidad jajaja mentira!)

    ¿Se combinan con sus pequeños? Cuéntame en los comentarios.






    CHECK OUT SOME OF MY FAVORITE STRIPE PIECES FOR THE BOYS


    HIS & HER KLOZET: Pre-Baby Weekend Getaway

    Monday, September 3, 2018



     I don't know why it took me so long to share these photos. I have so many folders with photos but baby has kept me very busy and I haven't had much time to sit down and post on the blog.

    Being a mom is definitely a full-time "job"....but after 3 months, just like working mamas are heading back to the office, I decided to sit down and get organized in order to have more (and better content).

     🖥I started out with fashion, and over the years I slowly expanded to beauty, lifestyle...and now motherhood! 

    So from now on , every day of the week I'll focus on a different"topic"
    - Mondays will be about fashion. It can be a celebrity look for less, a his and her closet like today, a trend and how to wear it and what to wear where.

    - Tuesdays will be about Nico or motherhood in general. I'll be sharing Nico's outfits, my favorite baby products, and personal posts like the motherhood journey.

    - Wednesdays will be officially WEDNESDAY REMIX again. I'll share different ways to wear the same piece- how I've worn them in the past and some new items and different ways to wear it.

    - Thursdays are for BEAUTY. Let's talk hair, makeup, skincare and everything in between.

    - Fridays are all about LIFESTYLE. So basically anything goes: travel, where to go in Miami, pet friendly places, baby friendly places, posts with Chiki, etc. Also I'll add the business blogging posts here.

    And well, the weekends are weekends- time to rest! 


    I'm always listening to your post ideas!! So please let me know what you want to see.



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    Los últimos 3 meses me he dedicado 100% a Nico... y al igual que como las mamis que trabajan regresan a la oficina, quiero organizarme mejor para traerles más (y mejor contenido) en el blog y en las redes.

     Hoy me senté con un cuadernito y escribí muchas ideas de artículos. Aunque empecé con moda en esta industria; me gusta que he podido expandir los temas poco a poco. Por eso todos los días van a ver un tema: 

    - Los lunes vamos a hablar de moda: puede ser el outfit del día, outfits en pareja, looks inspirados en una celebridad, hablando de tendencias, etc.

    - Los martes son de Nico y de la vida de mamá: les voy a mostrar los outfits de Nico, outfits combinada con Nico,  productos que nos han gustado, post personales sobre la maternidad, etc.

    - Los miércoles siempre han sido de REMIX así que es hora de que regresen oficialmente. Remix es un post donde les muestro las diferentes maneras de utilizar la misma pieza.


    - Los jueves serán de belleza:  hablemos de maquillaje, cuidado de la piel, peinados, productos favoritos de belleza, etc.

    - Los viernes son de LIFESTYLE o de todo un poco. Me gustaría tocar temas como donde ir, donde comer en Miami, viajes, Chiki, ejercicio, etc.

     ¡Quiero escuchar sus ideas! Cuéntenme que opinan y que quieren ver.