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Affordable Beach Bags: Under $50

Affordable Beach Bags: Under $50

By Liz de La Nuez, Chasing LivWith summer right around the corner (and on my mind!), I am getting my gear ready for long beach days and summer getaways. First on my list, a cute and functional beach bag. The type that is roomy enough for all of my beach must-haves (SPF, book, oversized sunglasses and a hat!) and comfy enough to tote around during impromptu afternoon walks on the beach.These are…

What I Wore: Univision’s Despierta America

What I Wore: Univision’s Despierta America

This morning, I was back on Univision’s Despierta America sharing beauty tips. Here’s a look at the outfit I wore. It’s from a cute little boutique I recently discovered in Miami called ALX Couture. They have budget-friendly clothing and best of all they also offer free shipping on orders $100 or more. I absolutely love the quality of this skirt, which actually looks much more expensive…

Steal her Look: Julianne Hough

Steal her Look: Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough was spotted looking stylish as always in a pair of Maje trousers paired with a Vince ‘Little Boy’ tee, Kurt Geiger loafers and Elizabeth and James sunnies. Best of all, her look is easy on the wallet as it is on the eyes. We were able to recreate her look with all the SAME exact pieces she’s wearing. Here’s where you can scoop them up! Where to Buy:Trousers: Maje Grey Parisian Trousers Top: Vince ‘Little Boy’ Tee, Bloomingdale’s, $36 Shoes: Kurt Geiger Knight Miss KG …

Mayan Dip with a Kick

Mayan Dip with a Kick

Looking for yummy dip to whip up this weekend? Today, Chef Richard Ampudia is sharing with us his delicious mayan dip. It’s super easy to make and perfect if you like a little kick in your dip.Mayan Dip IngredientsMakes 4 Cups2 cups pumpkin seeds1/4 white onion, cut in large pieces1 plum tomato, whole3 medium tomatillos, whole1 garlic clove, unpeeled3 tablespoons olive oil4 tablespoons orange juice1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice1/4 cup TABASCO® Original Red Sauce4 tablespoons fresh cilantroWater only if …

Video: Holiday Gift Guide {ION Lounge}

Video: Holiday Gift Guide {ION Lounge}

Hi guys! As some of you might remember, last month I headed to ION studios to shoot a special holiday gift guide segment with JCPenney. It ran last week during the movie A Cinderella Christmas. Here’s the segment in case you’d like to check it out. I share gift ideas for everyone on your list (and

Behind the Scenes: Ion Lounge

Behind the Scenes: Ion Lounge

Hey guys! This past weekend I had the opportunity to work with ION Lounge sharing holiday gift ideas with JCPenney. The host, Kelly Nash, was so great to work with and not to mention she’s super sweet. The segment will air on the ION Network on Sunday December 4th…

Steal her Look: Kourtney Kardashian Bodysuit

Steal her Look: Kourtney Kardashian Bodysuit

Here’s where you can steal Kourtney Kardashian’s off-duty style look for less, plus steal her same exact bodysuit from ‘Naked Wardrobe’ for just under $40 bucks: Black Bodysuit, $34 (same one she’s wearing) Ripped Jeans, Zara, $34Shoes, Kenneth Cole, $49

The Perfect Graphic Tee + Sunnies

The Perfect Graphic Tee + Sunnies

I’m all about graphic tees that have a vintage feel. I recently picked this one up from H&M for under $15 bucks and it has pretty much been in constant rotation in my wardrobe. I paired it with black skinny jeans, Valentino pumps and these silver aviator sunglasses from Sicky. I’ve become a big fan of the LA brand of sunnies. Their sunglasses is a celeb favorite and have been spotted on celebs such as Gigi Hadid, Jennifer Lopez and Rachel Bilson (to name a few).Tee: H&MShoes: Valentino ‘Rockstud Noir’

Steal her Look: Gigi Hadid

Steal her Look: Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid was spotted wearing this distressed tee from IRO.Jeans ($105) paired with skinny jeans and rose gold Reebok sneakers. Here’s where you can steal her look for less:Tee, Topshop, $38 (or try this one) Reebok Sneakers, Asos, $105Necklace, Nordstrom Rack, $14Skinny Jeans, H&M, $49

My Must-Have Travel Piece: Knit Shift Dress

My Must-Have Travel Piece: Knit Shift Dress

Hat: Target, Dress: Francesca’s; Shoes: Madewell When it comes to traveling, one of my least favorite things to do is pack! I always feel like I never pack enough or sometimes like I overpack. One thing I’ve learned from traveling is that dresses are your best friend. One of my favorite pieces to pack is knitted shift dresses, like this one that I wore during my recent trip to Greece. It was super comfortable and versatile and I wore it for everything …

Where Did She Get It? Amanda Stanton’s Dress

Where Did She Get It? Amanda Stanton’s Dress

Okay, so we have to admit we might have a little style crush on Amanda Stanton from the Bachelor in Paradise. We absolutely LOVE her effortless bohemian style. Are you guys equally obsessed as we are?This dress is just one of the many pieces we are coveting from her wardrobe. Fortunately for us it’s available from the brand Flynn Sky ($196).For my budget fashionistas we also spotted a budget-friendly option from ASOS for under $50 bucks.Where to

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping + $150 Gift Card Giveaway!

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping + $150 Gift Card Giveaway!

Is it just me, but has this summer seriously flown by? Andy will be starting pre-school in just two weeks—he’s getting so big. I’m not gonna lie, part of me is kind of looking forward to it haha (I’ll have more “me-time” in the mornings). This year, I got a head start on back-to-school shopping thanks to Sawgrass Mills, one of the largest outlet shopping centers in the U.S. I was so excited when they reached out wanting to partner on this post. In just one trip I finished all of Andy’s…

Video: Back to School Fashion

Video: Back to School Fashion

Yesterday I was back on Univision’s Despierta America sharing some back-to-school fashion with Kohl’s. Here’s a clip of the segment in case you’d like to check it out.

Beauty: 3 Tips to Add Life To Your Dull Hair

Beauty: 3 Tips to Add Life To Your Dull Hair

Let’s face it, from trips to the beach and countless hours spent in the sun, summertime can easily wreak havoc on our hair. The other day, while I was getting a blow dry (which sometimes seems pointless with the humidity in Miami haha) I got some great tips from my hair dresser on how to add life to dull hair. Here are some tips I picked up along the way for restoring your healthy locks. Tip #1 Treat Your Locks- The summer heat can easily dry your hair, so make sure you add…

Beauty: Soccer Team Pride Hairstyle

Beauty: Soccer Team Pride Hairstyle

Growing up, soccer was always huge at my house. It was the perfect way to gather the entire family together for a good time. One way my sister and I loved expressing our team pride was through our hair. I partnered with Orgullosa and Head & Shoulders to show you how I styled my hair during Copa America.Click Below…

Stay Cool: Modern Ceiling Fans for All Budgets

Stay Cool: Modern Ceiling Fans for All Budgets

Who says ceiling fans have to be boring and unattractive? Fortunately, nowadays there are so many stylish and contemporary alternatives. Not only do ceiling fans help circulate fresh air throughout your home, but they can also serve as a focal point and statement piece to any room.I recently added this ceiling fan to my bedroom from LampsPlus.com. It also provides great lighting and looks super sleek! And I LOVE the fact that …

VIDEO: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas with Kohl’s

VIDEO: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas with Kohl’s

Mother’s Day is just a few days away and if you’re still not sure what to get mom, here’s a segment I did last week on Univision’s Despierta America sharing gift ideas with Kohl’s. Hope you enjoy!

What to Wear: Easter Fashion

What to Wear: Easter Fashion

Last week, I shared some of my favorite Easter looks for the entire family on Univision’s Despierta America. Here’s a clip of the segment I thought you might enjoy. You can get all the looks at Kohl’s, including the dress I’m wearing.

How to Make Coconut Butter

How to Make Coconut Butter

In this month’s healthy recipes, our contributor Natty from The Latina Cook teaches you how to make this delicious Coconut Butter recipe. By NattyYou may not be familiar with coconut butter but this Latin recipe is so easy to make, and a great alternative to peanut butter if you have allergies. I love mine slightly salted on toast in the mornings but it also…

Beauty Review: Garnier Whole Blends

Beauty Review: Garnier Whole Blends

I decided to go a little lighter with my hair a few weeks ago and although I only try to dye my hair once a year, I’ve noticed it’s been getting a bit dry and easily gets tangled. Looking to switch up my hair routine, I got to try out Garnier’s new line called Whole Blends and was really impressed.It comes in six different varieties, some of…