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MY FIRST LA BIRTHDAY

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In case you haven’t already heard through the river bend, this Southern Belle has had quite a few changes happen in the past three months. Hola! First things, first? I got a new job…in a new industry…in a new city! Oh yes, you heard correct. I now live in Los Angeles! It was a very [...]
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One Click. Case Closed!

Looking for the perfect lipstick to flaunt all Spring into Summer? Estée Lauder has got you covered, girl! Combining the intensity of statement shades {my favorite: ,sculpting definition through multi-faceted pigments and time-released Moisture Complex to seal-in hydration, the Pure Color Envy line is officially this señorita’s new go-to for all things color. Hola! The [...]
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EKOMIKO CANDLES

I’ve always tried to make a conscious effort to change my daily habits to benefit the environment. This Southern Belle is all about going green! But it wasn’t until I met a new fabulous friend a few weeks ago who opened my eyes {and views!} to a whole new way of living. Actress + environmentalist, Izabella [...]
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SHARE THE VDAY LOVE

Looking for the perfect way to combine your love of Valentine’s Day and share the love to your closest with the mostest? Why not throw a last-minute VDAY dinner party this weekend? Hola! Actually, I did just that earlier this week at Casa Blanca to get friends excited about the all things red + pink [...]
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ROSES IN THE AIR! LITERALLY.

Love isn’t the only thing in the air this month. Diptyque, the well-known parfumeur brand who houses the only scents I’ll let into Casa Blanca, has just launched a limited-edition collection called Rosafolia! And oh darling, it smells as luxurious as it sounds. Hola! When I pranced into their Columbus Circle location this week, Diptque’s [...]
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A BUFFER PUCKER

Craving those luscious, yet totally plumped up puckers for Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Dr. Kaplan’s anti-aging products from Kaplan MD out in Beverly Hills! I mean, this world-renowned clinical and cosmetic dermatologist, Stuart H. Kaplan, M.D. IS the go-to for celebrities, models and beauty icons from all over the world. Tell more more! [...]
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SOUL FOOD LOVE

Many of my good friends are incredibly talented…they’re inspiring entrepreneurs to top executives to beauty innovators to you name it! Yep, I’m a lucky señorita. But one fine girl I’ve known since the “diaper years” has always stood out from the rest of us. Not only is she naturally brilliant, totally outgoing, {not to mention [...]
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CUPIDLY READY FOR FEBRUARY!

I just looked up from my double-shot cappuccino and realized it’s officially February! Oh, HOW did the time fly by so fast since Friendsgiving? Well hunny, I have absolutely no excuse for the lack of posts the past few months. But, I do work full-time up in the city and was completing my real estate [...]
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FOURTH ANNUAL FRIENDSGIVING

Between kicking off the busy holidays and adjusting to the ever-forgettable {absolutely freezing!} weather, there is one event I always look forward to hosting each year. That would be Friendsgiving! Hola. And with this year marking the Fourth Annual Friendsgiving dinner, it’s so much fun to not only remember the fun memories with this blessed [...]
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CLIMB INTO THE TASTE OF FALL

There are so many things I absolutely love about the fall! The holiday cooking, the chunky sweaters, the scenic retail windows…not to mention the #boyfriendweather. But one of my favorite activities to kick off the entire season of celebration would have to be getting up on a brisk weekend morning, meeting my fabulous NYC friends [...]
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BLOOMING WITH ANGELICA

Simple. Delicate. Beautiful. Those three graceful words are just a few that first come to mind when I think of the word flowers. But until I met Angelica Gomes, owner of the demandingly fabulous flower brand Angelica Flowers and Events, I never knew you could combine, coordinate + create an upstanding masterpiece from a single [...]
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Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You…

Craving those irresistible yet totally delicious puckers this fall? Look no further than the legendary brand of DuWop. Oh, yes. Between their Lip Venoms to Lip STYXX galore, DuWop always introduces the coolest treats for your lips! Best part? They’ve just launched a new flavor into their Venom kingdom…Hola! Combining the perfect blend of sweet [...]