Disclosure: The author received a product for review. Opinions expressed herein were not influenced by said sample product. Before moving to Manhattan, I lived in one bedroom apartment in the Bronx. Surprisingly, it was much bigger than my two bedroom Manhattan apartment. It also had a fire escape. Now that I live in a highrise, [...]
I have something to admit. I’m a secret upcycler. (Is that even a word? Spell check says it isn’t.) I love taking castaways and recycling them into something useful. Perfect example: toilet paper rolls. We all know what to do with toilet paper (I hope!), but what about the rolls? Do you toss them? I [...]
As a busy Latina Blogger, founder of the Stiletto Blogger Network and a freelance writer, I need a refuge that is cost-effective and won't break the bank. If you're anything like me, I'm sure you feel the same way. We may not be able to run away from our responsibilities, but we can surely create [...]
Escaping New York gave me Spring Fever! Staying in a hotel, enjoying the sun and the warm weather, has given me an urge to purge. Thankfully, being in California has also given me some amazing ideas. From the hotel lobby, I gleaned I want color in my apartment. The more varied the better! Lounging by the poolside, [...]
As promised, with the holiday season fast approaching, I will be featuring products that I hope are not only Chic but also Cheap. This week's feature is a technological find that's perfect for those who crave great connectivity that doesn't sacrifice their home's style. The below charging station is cleverly disguised as a piece of grassy [...]
I love west elm! west elm (all lowercase) is a chic and trendy furniture store with an eclectic mix of contemporary decor to suit most styles. I also love that their items are multi-functional and suited for small spaces, like my apartment! On Saturday, May 8, 2010, west elm is offering FREE design classes. The [...]
Did you order your FREE Paint? I found out about it from New York Chica, but took too long to put in my order. Thankfully, Glidden is offering a $5 mail-in rebate for people like me who weren't able to jump on the freebie offer. The rebate is given after the purchase of a one-gallon, quart [...]
I love inviting friends over, whether for a birthday party, a gabfest or as my good friend Ivette suggested a Wii Party! Of course, when I do, I like to decorate my home for the event. I found the perfect way, which also happens to be Latinaliciously chic AND cheap!