Minty Tweed Easter

Easter brings me memories of my mom dressing me in a pink poofy dress with a little hat for church on Easter Sunday. I guess I don't steer too far from how my momma dressed me because I still love pastels and dressing up for Easter! I also thought it was the perfect outfit to enter for the T+J Designs Pastel Challenge! Hope you like it! 


Spring Business Attire

After working in the corporate world for so long, it is easy for me to fall into the usual dark color outfit routine. With my love for bright outfits during my off-time, I decided to put an effort into infusing some color into my professional attire.

The huge misconception about business attire is that it is pricey, but with the exception of a few key pieces (i.e. business suit) most of my work clothes are from budget-friendly places. Case and point: What I wore to work yesterday!

This skirt from Forever 21 passes my "appropriate for work" test because it has a hidden zipper in the back, the material is thick and since I got this skirt a size bigger it is not too short or tight. I offset the color of the skirt with a black top, blazer and simple black pumps, and kept the jewelry to a minimum (statement necklaces and "Arm Parties" usually stay at home because of all of the typing and meetings). All in all simpler is better in the work place, but a pop of color can take an office outfit from boring to cheery!



Spring Beauty Giveaway! *closed*

Today I'm teaming up with Chica Fashion to celebrate the arrival of Spring with an awesome beauty giveaway! Chica Fashion is written by the gorgeous Latina Fashion and lifestyle blogger Alicia who has chosen these awesome beauty items!

Enter today to win a 13 piece prize pack valued at $65! Contest ends 4/6/2013.

One lucky winner will get the following items:
  • Jenni Rivera BH Cosmetics 36 Color Eyeshadow & Blush Palette 
  • Precision Blending Sponge
  • Milani Nail Lacquer
  • Milani Brow Tint Pen 
  • Wet n' Wild Fergie Polish
  • Wet n' Wild MegaWink Mascara 
  • Covergirl Lip Perfection Lipstick
  • NYC Liquid Lipshine
  • Funky Nails Applique Polish
  • e.l.f Natural Lash Kit
  • e.l.f Defining Eye Brush
  • e.l.f Eyeshadow Brush
  • e.l.f Smudge Brush
Chica Fashion Spring Beauty Giveaway

Giveaway Rules:

*Enter using any of the Rafflecopter choices available for entry on the widget below. Any of the options are acceptable, and entries per person are limited to the number indicated in the contest form. Entries will be reviewed and duplicate or uncompleted entries will be removed.

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NOTE - You must complete the specified entry task in order to be eligible to win the contest. If you hit the green entry button without completing the task, your entry will be thrown out (disqualified from winning the prize).

*Contest is open to all residents of the 48 Contiguous States and only to those 18 or older!

*Winners will be chosen randomly. The winner will receive their beauty prize pack valued at $65.

*If you are chosen, you will be notified via e-mail. Winners must respond within three days of being contacted. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.

*Sweepstakes ends at midnight EST on April 6, 2013. The sweepstakes winners will be announced by April 8, 2013.
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☮, ♥ & Good Luck!



3 Trends to Try this Spring

Hello Spring!! With Spring knocking on our door and the San Diego sun already out at play, it’s time to start dabbling into Spring Trends! This season is not only about the usual pastels and florals, but some fun new (or recycled) ones: the short suit, black and white, and clear accessories. The best part about these trends- they are daring, yet can be wearable!

The Short Suit
The short suit is a chic and playful take on the office outfit and menswear. You can pick from a neutral to a bold colored suit or you can take it to the next level by picking up a patterned short suit which is also very trendy this spring. Whatever short suit you decide to wear this season just make sure 1) you have fun with it and 2) it fits well.



LUMO $50 Giveaway! *CLOSED*

Happy Wednesday! Today I have teamed up LUMO, a handcrafted jewelry line designed and handmade in California by one of my fellow San Diego based bloggers Lucia, to give one of you a $50 voucher to her site www.shoplumo.com!

I love LUMO jewelry because it is dainty and has a lot of character. Some pieces can even me personalized with initials or your zodiac sign. You can stack them up or you can wear one and both will look equally chic.

For a chance to win a $50 voucher to www.shoplumo.com

2. 'Like' the LUMO Facebook Page
3. Leave a comment letting me know you have entered and with your email address (to contact you in case you win!)

For extra entries:
*let me know if you have followed in a comment below!

Giveaway ends March 15, 2013! Good Luck!

Winner will be announced shortly :)
☮ & ♥,


February Outfit Recap

TGIF! It feels like just yesterday I was just doing my January Recap, but a las ladies (and gents, if any read my blog) March has arrived!

On a personal note, I got promoted at work! It was a total surprise but felt good to get acknowledged for my work. It reminds me of one of my all-time favorite quotes "when you do your best, people notice" ~Oprah.

Looking back at the February outfits, you can tell I'm addicted to 1) my white blazer 2) my black skinnies 3) my Tory Burch Cuff and the neon yellow peplum is slowly creeping up on the list! These are my go-to pieces at the moment because of their versatility and comfort.
See the full posts here:
1 / 2 / 3 / 4
5 / 6 / 7 / 8

Outfit Details...
Lastly, Thank you for all that entered the February giveaway by Flechada (the winner will be announced soon) and stay tuned for the March giveaway with Lumo! I was also featured on Fashion Bomb Daily annnnd I received my invite to the LuckyFabb Conference for April in Beverly Hills!! If any of you are going please let me know! Tweet or email me, I would love to see you there!
☮ & ♥,
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