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Rachel Mátos

    Style & Beauty

    The casual life

    January 18, 2017

    Style on a budget

    I typically share my more dressier looks on the blog because, well, I actually don’t have a real reason why. I guess I felt that if I was going to go out of my way to shoot pics, it should be more of an occasion. It’s been tricky fitting in shoots, work, parenting and life all in one week. But as the team grows bigger at my day job, I’ve been able to have more creative time in the evenings and weekends for my own passions. 

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  • LACMA and Guelagetza
    Art & Culture

    A Girls Day Out in LA

    Live in LA? Love art? Can’t get enough Mexican food? Need ideas for a girls day out? I have two suggestions for you — Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Guelagetza Restaurant. Yes,…

    January 17, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    Not your average LBD

    I have a ton of little black dresses in my closet. I think it’s an essential. There are some staple pieces that are a must, and an LBD is one of them. From lace, satin,…

    January 12, 2017
  • Lifestyle & Food

    7 things to do with your teen son

    Many people ask me about the bond I share with my son and how I’ve been able to have such a close relationship with him, even throughout these teen years. Well, the answer isn’t…

    January 10, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    Word for 2017: Vivacious

    Instead of going over what I want to do in 2017, I decided to come up with a word that embodies the way I want to feel. After a year of health issues coming…

    January 4, 2017
  • Grain Free Cassava Tortilla Chips
    Lifestyle & Food

    Please pass the (grain free) chips

    I’ve been gluten-free since March, and feel so much better. Inflammation is down, energy is up and I no longer suffer from stomach and digestive issues (unless I’ve been accidentally glutened).  However, the problem…

    January 4, 2017
  • Style & Beauty

    Mal de Ojo

    Receiving a “Mal de Ojo” bracelet or azabache (typically has a black bead or hand) when you’re a baby is a tradition in my family. I still have the ones my grandmother gave me…

    January 2, 2017