• bathing suits

    Are we talking about bathing suits and summer yet?

    After being a year into this pandemic and so many plans being put on hold, canceled, and then canceled again, we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Spring is here, the weather is getting a bit warmer and the kids had their first swim class this week. Summer is being planned out and it’s looking like I’ll actually be able to see my parents in over a year. If you’ve got summer fever and starting to dream about vacations and beaches and sipping sweet drinks poolside, check out my post on Zulily on bathing suits for body types. I’m a firm believer in wearing…

  • Family & Motherhood

    family vacation: cabo san lucas 2014

    Since we were little, my sisters and I looked forward to our annual family vacation where we could chill, hang with each other and eat everything all day and all night. This year the location was set in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and it was one of the best yet. With all of us spread across the country, this year was especially important as getting together isn’t as easy as it used to be. It was also +1 as my sister’s husband joined us for the first time. Our week-long trip included naps on the beach, pool time, mescal tasting and a sailboat sunset cruise. In a word, it was…

  • Beauty

    end of summer hair

    It’s September and although fashion has switched gears to sweaters, leggings and boots, it’s still 100 degrees where I’m at. The last thing I want to do is use a blowdryer, flat-iron or curling iron to add more heat, so I’ve been letting my hair loose and natural (with a few products of course). Here’s how you can do this end of summer hair. First let’s get the basics down. My hair is thick, coarse, chemically treated and naturally wavy with some lovely frizz added in. Although there are different hair types and textures, the perfect product cocktail can give you these results. Step 1: Wash hair with a sulfate-free shampoo.…