• 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 & Career

    The teen boy and me

    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
    Food & Travel

    Cassava is the new corn

    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
  • Black sweater cape
    Style & Beauty

    5 steps for defining your personal style

    The older I get, the easier it has become to define my personal style. I’ve gone through so many fashion phases from grunge to super conservative to these-yoga-pants-will-do-just-fine. But at the core of all…

    January 1, 2017
  • NYE outfit glitter and leather
    Style & Beauty

    Stepping into 2017 like…

    2017 is upon us and I know one thing for sure, I’m walking right into it with confidence and style. The challenges of 2016 all came and left with a lesson for each and every…

    December 29, 2016
  • Alegria lunch with Roselyn Sanchez at El Caserio in LA
    Lifestyle & Career

    5 career lessons I learned in LA

    The infamous song lyric “If I can make there, I’ll make it anywhere. It’s up to you. New York, New York” can easily apply to Los Angeles, especially if you’re pursuing a career in…

    December 15, 2016
  • Food & Travel

    {Video} My Cruze to Vegas

    A couple of weeks ago, I was invited by Chevy to drive their new Cruze Hatchback to Vegas from LA to see the Latin Grammys. Um, me? Road trip? Vegas? Sign me up! If…

    December 12, 2016