National Wine Day

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Hi Darlings,

I know it’s been a while but I’m back. I had to take some personal time off due to being sick with the flu and bronchitis while juggling plethora of different tasks. Now I’m back, stronger and better and ready to dive back in and share my tips and lifestyle with you.

It’s no surprise that every year I celebrate National wine day. I mean it’s like having a second birthday of the year being recognized around the world with lots of wine tasting, pairings, fun and laughter. Speaking of laughter, check out the Netflix movie Wine Country. It’s the perfect movie for National Wine Day; and as long as you’re 21 and older,  just grab a glass, pour, and have a blast because it’s the perfect day to let the good times roll and wine about everything-if you must! 😉

To me, wine and food pairings are an art and science with countless variations. Today I went wine tasting which was so much fun. The variety of deliciousness was exquisite. I am planning on pairing this Rose of Pinot Noir with my grilled lobster and Pasta that I’m cooking for dinner tonight. I can already taste the exhilarating, beautifully fresh and vibrant aromas.  Do you have any fun traditions for National Wine Day? If so, share them below.

Thank you for Reading!

Love,

Natasha

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Where To Shop For The Best Holiday Costumes and more..

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas..

It’s Officially almost winter and Christmas is right around the corner so I have been seriously obsessed with Hot Cocoa, Watching Christmas movies, binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy, Holiday Parties and Holiday Shopping. Speaking of Holiday Shopping, I know that some of you haven’t even started yet, LOL believe me, my husband is in the same boat-he’s such a last minute shopper-so you’re not alone. 🙂

When it comes to getting all the fun decors and Christmassy costumes, Fancy Dress Worldwide is a great place to checkout. P.S. They have so much more to offer such as Halloween Costumes, NYE accessories and Children’s costumes just to name a few. Both costumes pictured in this post are two of my  favorites during this time of year. You will find those costumes as well as the balloons and the Santa and snowman honeycomb decorations on their site. This brand has easily become one of my favorite go-to- online spots so definitely check them out and let me know what you think. Now off to wrap some more presents and play family board games with hubby and our little girls. Happy Holidays my darlings.

 

Thank you for visiting!

 

Love,

Natasha

BVLGARI WOOD ESSENCE

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Hi darlings,

Winter is just around the corner and Christmas will soon arrive. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, you simply won’t have to think twice about this most-wanted intoxicating gift. So get ready, make a list and sit this one right on top of it. You never know, Santa may sneak it under your tree or you can purchase and gift it to someone else for free.

I’m so in love with the the new BVLGARI Wood Essence so much that I stole it from my husband. The fragrance is so fresh, bold yet daringly sensual: blending Italian citrus with woody, earthy notes. I am completely enamored by the luxurious notes of this fragrance. It also makes the perfect mens gift for Christmas, Valentine’s Day and birthdays. The scent is very long lasting, addicting and tolerable. Ladies, have you ever wore men’s fragrance? If not, what features would you look for in a mens fragrance you’re willing to try? Happy Holidays Everyone! Don’t forget to shop this fragrance and my look below.

Thank you For Visiting!

Love,

Natasha

The Perfect Blazer

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Blazers are one of those pieces that will always be in style and circle back every Fall. They’re a very versatile, classic clothing that can elevate just about any look. That is why an effortless-stylish blazer is one of my go-to fall staple pieces. Menswear Blazer have always been a huge fall trend for me each year. Like this perfect little number which can take you from work-wear to everyday casual. The color and texture is just perfect for Autumn. I love the sleek, classic fitted styles when it comes to balancing multiple meetings and running off for a coffee break.

From Professional Work-wear to casual everyday lifestyle, this menswear blazer will spice up your attire and polish up the usual dull boring look. Pair this blazer with your boyfriend or mom jeans, shorts, maxi or mini skirts for a more feminine, casual or relaxed style. What’s your favorite style Blazer? (longline, classic, studded, pattered etc) My favorite is the classic black, plaid and earth tones style and longline oversized blazers. Shop my Blazer Below.

Love,

Natasha

Fall Staples 2018 Part 2

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CURRENTLY LISTENING: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) – Eurythmics

Hi Darlings,

IT- BAG OF THE SEASON

The new Fall-It bag is here and its from one of my favorite brands who focuses on quality, artistry, and style -with a special emphasis on superior materials and intriguing textures. This bag has easily become one of my favorite fall-staples this year. The Mini Priscilla Satchel is so chic, luxurious and timeless. Its definitely the IT-Bag of the season. You can wear it as seen how I styled it here or with the removable shoulder strap as a shoulder bag. I am in love with the Pecan Melbourne color. It’s classy, warm, pairs great with stripes and neutrals and suitable for Autumn.

LEVEL-UP WITH STRIPES:

Stripe is definitely one of my favorite fall-staples. Out of all seasons, I love wearing stripes during Autumn. I find this pattern so captivating amongst fall foliage, moody backdrops and deep rich tones. A stripe pant suit set will certainly up your fall fashion and take it to next level. Like Polka-Dots, this pattern is so chic and classy. Stripes are a great way to add pattern while still staying within a neutral color palette.

PSL IS BACK

P.S. Did you guys know that my favorite Fall Drink is back? Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is finally back as of yesterday. I totally had to grab one on-the-go in the morning before they ran out in the afternoon. Gosh It was so amazing as usual. If you know me personally then you know I drink this 2-3 times a week or more once a year until its gone. lol

Thank You For Reading! 🙂

Love,

Natasha

Fall-Staples 2018 Part 1..

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Shop my PONCHO : Here

 

Hi Darlings, Guess who’s back? 🙂

Long Summer nights, tan lines and beach days is coming to to end and Autumn is quickly approaching. I’m so excited that I anticipate the leaves changing colors, Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, Oversize Sweaters, the cooler temperatures, back to school for my little girl Adrhiana, and of course, the one thing that most fashion-forward people look forward to, a multitudinous of new trends deluge every fashion blog, online shops, shopping malls, plethora of stores and various outlets.

When it comes to transitioning my wardrobe to Fall, I like to focus on key pieces, including the long term basics, berets, booties, skinny jeans, classic cashmere crewnecks, chic trench coats and comfortable ponchos to instantly elevate your look.  I have curated a fall staples series of my favorite, essential fall must-have pieces for any and every woman which I will be sharing from now throughout early Autumn. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride..

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Lets Start with the poncho. Because who doesn’t love a 100% organic cotton knit that is super comfy with a relaxed fit? Ponchos are also easy incorporate in your wardrobe essentials. You can style it with just about anything from leggings, to skirt, to dresses, to jumpsuits. This luxe knit poncho that I’m wearing is handcrafted by artisans in Peru and made sustainably, with natural fibers and low impact dyes and ethically, with fair trade practices. This poncho is the ultimate staple piece made from the softest organic cotton and it comes in 8 different colors. You can drape either diagonally or with a straight hem and layer over any outfit. Perfect for transitioning to Autumn.

 

How was your summer? 🙂 Be sure you’re following my instagram and Stay tuned for more of my fall-picks.

 

 

Love,

 

Natasha

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Hi babes,

Since Mother’s Day is pretty much right around the corner, I wanted to give you some gift ideas that fits just about every budget. I will be sharing my TOP5 Best Mother’s Day Gifts. When seeking out the best mother’s Day gift, it takes planning and can be quite the thought process which is better than anything last minute if you asked me. A mother is so dearing and the utmost important being in our lives and just for that alone, she deserves the best. Not necessarily saying that its all about the gift, because the gift of presence is much more important to me. That doesn’t mean that us moms doesn’t love to be showered with thoughtful gifts and sometimes, the quality and luxurious kinds.

 

WATCHES/JEWELRY:

I mean what Mom doesn’t love a great feminine time-piece thats both effortless and classy? Especially watches that are versatile, functional, affordable and features Swarovki crystals with diamond-accent like the one I’m wearing by Anne Klein. Its the perfect on trend accessory and the perfect Mother’s day gift without having to break the bank. She can also go for a special engraved “mama” necklace or charming earring set.

 

CAMERA’S:

See, this is where I also fit lol. As a mom, I’m constantly snapping pictures of my baby girls or creating some aesthetically pleasing content for a brand on both my DSLR or iPhone or simply photographing nature and satisfying sceneries. Making memories is one of the most fun and beautiful thing to me, so having a good quality camera and/or phone is very prominent. Bottom line is, Mom’s love taking pictures and always will so gifting your mother a nice compact camera (can range anywhere from 120- 1k+) is definitely an option worth exploring. Not to mention, she will always treasure this type of gift.

 

HANDBAG/LUGGAGE:

 

This genre is totes amazing! Every year, handbags are very popular gifts for Mother’s Day. I can see why. What woman doesn’t like a nice bag? Me, I love a good quality handbag and believe me its not always about splurging. You can get your Mom a nice quality designer bag such as this gorgeous tote from Coach, or this little number from Nordstrom or even this fabulous stunner from Michael Kors. These are all under $500 You’re still getting quality without splurging too much. Speaking of Splurge, theres nothing wrong with investing in a luxurious designer bag for me, I mean mom lol If you do splurge, I recommend two of my favorite hot pieces you can check them out here and here.

 

COFFEE/TEA SET :

If your mom is a coffee or tea lover, she would probably love to have some new coffee mugs, expresso machine and/or fancy little tea pot set. This sort of gift is very thoughtful, simple and affordable. Does your mom like coffee or tea?

 

SHOPPING SPREE:

Ok, maybe this one has my name written all over it too. lol Especially if I get to have an unlimited budget. lol Let me remove myself from the equation and continue. Moms love to be treated like a queen, after all, they deserve it for bringing us into this world and putting up with us in every way shape or form. Whatever your budget is, she will enjoy spending time picking out something she really like or always wanted. She may very well be the splurging type or very modest and old-fashioned. This way, she can pick out that skincare product on her own without having the thought of getting old come across her mind; if she decides to get that anti-wrinkle cream you were planning to get her, but wasn’t sure how she’d react to such gift. She may also want to grab some designer shoes, home decor item, who knows. Either way, shopping spree will never go out of style for women, especially moms.

 

…AND If your mom is far away due to distance/separation, you can go on a road-trip and drive up to see her, send her a thoughtful card and hand-written letter (Yes, people still do that!) or have some gorgeous fresh Teleflora bouquet hand-delivered to her that will instantly put a smile on her face. Remember, Love will always find a way.  Don’t forget to call your Mom and tell her you love her. Don’t wait until Mother’s Day.

P.S. I will be taking off Summer from blogging to travel to Disney World, go on road trips and spend quality time with my beautiful family. See you around Pre-Fall. Of course I’ll be back for my favorite season and birthday season-Autumn. Have a wonderful Summer. I will miss you darlings! XO

 

Love,

 

Natasha

Transitional Basics

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Despite Spring making its presence, the weather has been extremely unpredictable this year round which made it easier for me to stick with my layering techniques, outermost jackets and sweater dresses. One thing I love about this knit dress is the breatheability of the fabric so it feels lightweight, looks chic and an easy transitional winter-spring ensemble.

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This little number was perfect for me to wear to a day filled with meetings. It can also pass for a common practice street-style look or an easily put together fashion editor style by adding the chicest pair of Celiné sunnies and the perfect statement earrings. And a statement heel doesn’t hurt either, especially when they match your earrings.

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Speaking of earrings, Statement earrings are one of my favorite ways to accessorize. It can transform a simple look or your everyday ordinary look and instantly elevate your outfit. By the way, check my instagram to see how you can score these exact special edition hand made, delicate stand-out statement earrings.

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Sunglasses: Celiné Bag: Karl Lagerfeld Shoes: Betsey Johnson Earrings: Ana Luisa (see more details on Instagram)

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Shop my dress on sale here. Happy Shopping!

Until next time…

 

 

Love,

 

Natasha

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Hi Darlings,

I’ve partnered up with my friends over at Best Choice Product to bring you my review on this 5-piece pinewood Dining set. I easily fell in love with this set because it was simple and minimal with a vintage vibe. Most of you already know we just relocated again recently at the end of December, so we are still in the middle of unpacking countless boxes, painting the girls room and pretty much redecorating. So this Dining set came just in time and fitted right in. Not sure how it will fit with our planned decor but we’ll see. It’s such a versatile kitchen and dining set and very suitable if you are on a budget or live in a smaller place.

 

Assembling was pretty fun and took my husband just about an hour and fifteen minutes. Hubby and I decided that we will turn this into our little breakfast nook since the dimensions aren’t big enough for our family gatherings and having dinner etc. I can’t wait to finish decorating this area so I can update you guys with decor setup. Another thing I liked about this set is that its minimal and great for a small family with children. The pinewood finish makes it so easy to clean up any mess so you wouldn’t have to worry about stain buildup. Thats always a plus when children are involved. I know other moms can relate to that. Furthermore, the table and chairs are very strong and the overall quality is decent.

Have you every shop with Best Choice Products before? I’f not, you’re totally missing out!  They’re very affordable, free shipping and fast delivery. Have a great rest of the week guys.

 

Love,

 

Natasha

Skin Love Saturday

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Hi Darlings,

I’m back! 🙂

 

I decided to take a break from my blog once I was diagnosed with the flu back in December, right before Christmas Eve. I literally needed that break and it was so overdue. Most of all, I’m really glad to finally get over the flu in the past couple weeks because darling it was awful. Its great to take a break for self once in a while so you can focus on just you and reevaluate, meditate and re prioritize things.

 

Last weekend, I started a new series on my instagram #SkinLoveSaturday which I will be posting there and here about all my skincare essentials, while providing you skincare tips and natural remedies to facilitate with improving your skin/skin conditions such as acne etc. I’m super excited about this because I love taking care of my skin from the inside out. Speaking of skin, one of the most FAQ’s that people ask me is what is my skincare regime? I’ve spoken about this exact same question two years ago so I think its time to revisit and let my new supporters know my number one skincare line.

I’ve been using Dermalogica for 15 years and it has always kept my skin looking flawless. Dermalogica is literally my holy grail. I was first introduced to it by one of my best friends, Adoria, and I haven’t stopped using it till this day. It’s one of the best things that ever happened to my skin. What I really love about their products is that they aren’t tested on animals, and you can see results as immediately following the first use. I remember when I first tried it and I recall telling Adoria: “Omg! I can’t believe how amazing my skin feels right now… it’s so soft.” It felt hydrated and within the first week I threw out all the other stuff I was using and replaced it with all Dermalogica Skincare products.

The special cleansing gel, skin prep scrub, multi-active toner and skin smoothing cream are my main go to daily essentials. I love how calming and refreshing the gel is on my skin which is very soothing. The toner is like a great moisturizer prep. It hydrates my skin so good and the skin smoothing cream asborbs so much better once you apply this. Lastly, the skin smoothing cream has great antioxidants, promotes elasticity and leaves my skin feeling smooth and looking flawless. Keep in mind that their are so many different skin types out there, so you might need something different from me. No problem there because dermalogica also carries different lines for your skin needs. Skin can also change depending on the season. My skin type is “combination” but mostly dry in the winter. Check out all the amazing products they carry on their website to fit your skin type.

I will talk about more of their products that I use in other upcoming posts; like the gentle cream exfoliant, one of my absolute favs-I use it once a week. I’m really picky when it comes to testing out new skincare from other brands but I have tried others some works, some don’t. Dermalogica have never failed me and it will always be my number one. Remember, take care of your skin from within. Eating healthy, drinking plethora of water, exercising and eating loads of tomatoes makes taking care of your skin on the outside so much easier. Have a great weekend my loves.

 

#SkinLoveSaturday Tip : Eating Watermelon can help reduce acne breakouts and keep skin healthier.

 

Thanks For Visiting!

 

 

 

Love,

Natasha