Disclosure: I’m thrilled to be collaborating with Allstate Foundation on the Purple Purse campaign. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. In the early 2000s I moved from a cozy life and career in the TV business in Miami to the chaos, duality and unpredictability of Mexico City. It was a […]
Kerry Washington Unveils The Allstate Foundation #PurplePurse and I Was There!
Disclosure: I’m thrilled to be collaborating with Allstate Foundation on the Purple Purse campaign. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Last month I shared with you all that I had been invited by the Allstate Foundation to join their PURSEonal Voices Team to lend my time and voice to raise […]
Why I Said Sí to Allstate Foundation Purple Purse
Disclosure: I’m thrilled to be collaborating with Allstate Foundation on the Purple Purse campaign. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. We carry our purse around with us every single day without even a second thought of why we do it. Claro, it’s where we keep the things we need to […]
The Children of Malawi
Above photo credit: @Chookooloonks. All others below and video are mine and taken with an iPhone 6. It’s been five days since I left Malawi and all I can think about are the children. Their faces of joy, curiosity and excitement as soon as they’d see our caravan of vans arrive at their village are […]
Malawi with the ONE Campaign and Heifer International
Note: I wrote this within hours of arriving to Malawi last week but never got a chance to publish it due to the chopppy internet that was available. I decided to still publish it to give context to the series of posts coming up detailing the trip. The view from the terrace in my room where […]
All About that Family Trip to Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe
I so needed a vacation and some real, real quality time with my girl and husband after the crazy, beautiful amazingness that was #WeAllGrow Summit. My girl’s spring break was three weeks after #WeAllGrow, so I blocked off the whole week so we could take off as a family on a border-crossing roadtrip. El Valle […]
Rocking “Me” Days at SXSW Interactive
For the last five years I’ve been trying to make it out to SXSW Interactive. But truth is the thought always overwhelmed me and I was intimidated to tackle it all on my own. It felt too big, too complicated, too party-ish, too expensive, but every year I would say, “Next year for sure.” So […]
When Was the Last Time You Took a ‘ME Day’?
You know you crave it all the time: a whole day when you get to do just what you want to do. For real. A day when you call the shots without thinking about what anyone needs, wants or expects from you. What that day looks like can take many forms for each of us, […]
Latin Inspired Fashion Flavors
I can’t help it. I’m just always attracted to anything with that special Latin flavor, be it food, fashion, books or music. Está en mi sangre. I need the colors, the textures, the flavors, the sounds that remind me of the culture I grew up in and will always be the essence of who I am.
The Day I Got Big Hair
Leave it up to Marco Peña, TRESemmé’s celebrity stylist, to convince me to go big with my hair.