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Easy Hacks for Apartment Renters

Renting an apartment has a list of rules usually of what you are NOT allowed to do. I have lived in an apartment for some time now and making your apartment feel like home doesn't have to be hard to decorate and personalize because you don't own it. When it comes to decorating it can be hard at times but I have compiled a list of little hacks you can do to make your apartment feel more like home and make it cozier without breaking the rules. Paint | If your landlord allows you to paint, then do it! I didn't like the color they chose so I painted my living room ... Read the Post

Binge Worthy Netflix Series

Hope everyone's cinco de mayo was good, ours was pretty chilled. We ate some good food and drank some yummy drinks none that goes with cinco de mayo but it was still good. We also watched some good movies.Staying home has got me binging a lot of good shows lately, I have caught up on almost all the shows on my Netflix list that I've been wanting to see or have been meaning to finish. Here is a list of the Binge Worthy Netflix Series that I enjoyed these past two months. Shameless | You can find a series of drama, funny, and embarrassment lol it will make you ... Read the Post

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

With Mother's Day around the corner I put together a beautiful collection of things for all the moms out there. From a Beauty to Home Decor lover hopefully you can find something lovely for your mom. These are things I have been swooning over. I'm loving all of Anthologies spring items! You can find all the items above in the links below: ... Read the Post

Lovely Things : April

Despite everything going on it's still a surprise how quick this month went by. I'm grateful that I can stay home with my kids and help them with school work, while working from home. Although it can get me a little crazy at times (I give stay at home moms a lot of credit) it's still nice to be able to spend as much time with them. The extra time with them that I usually don't get much of is such a blessing. Just sad that it has to be during a pandemic. Today our governor announced that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic school year. So I ... Read the Post

Styling Kitchen Shelves

I'm no professional when it comes to styling shelves, but I wanted to share how I styled my kitchen shelves because honestly its one of my favorite spaces in my home. I love changing things around and giving it a fresh new look from time to time. So recently I decided to install shelves in my kitchen because I needed the extra space and I wanted something visually pretty in my kitchen. I love the concept of open shelves and seeing everything displayed visually makes me happy. So I asked my husband to build me three shelves on top of my IKEA bookcase which I also ... Read the Post

Mendez Lately No. 1

I won't lie, I'm a mixture of emotions over what is going on right now in the United States, especially where I live in NYC. It's scary and honestly the unknown is what terrifies me most. I worry about my Husband who goes to work and can bring it home, I worry about my kids and myself who have asthma, I worry for my mother and family that I can't see daily. The world is in mourning. We are in different stages and learning to get by it one day at a time. One minute we’re smiling, the next we’re having anxiety it’s just scary. One bible verse I keep going back ... Read the Post

30 Things to do while Social Distancing

While everyone is stuck home staying quarantined, here are 30 things to do while social distancing. I thought it would be a good month to get stuff done that you may have been putting off or just haven't thought of doing. Here is a fun list I created of things to do while the world is on lockdown. It can be as simple or as complicated as you need it to be. Whatever fills your day and keeps your mind busy. Organize your phones photos. Clean out your social media following. Read a new book. Clean out your closet, donate what you don't wear anymore. Clean ... Read the Post

Galentine Tablescape!

There's something about that special girl time and spending it with woman that inspire and love you. I love spending time with my friends as much as I possibly can and what better way than doing a Galentine brunch for us. In this brunch I served some pancakes, a cheese board, some yummy desserts and just little thoughtful yet fun gifts for them to take home like a bath bomb and a bottle of wine. It was filled with laughter, crying, venting, and enjoying each others time and catching up. Let's be honest being a mom is busy let alone being a working mom on top ... Read the Post

Valentines Charcuterie Board

Oh for the love of Charcuterie boards! Today I'm sharing two boards I created for my Valentine (Galentine) Brunch with some girlfriends we had this week. I wanted something sweet and decided to make this fun pink and red candy board! The best part of it all is the flavored candy we had, who doesn't love red and pink flavored candy and chocolate to top it off! It was the ideal board if you ask me! In this board I added: Red gumdropsWhite Chocolate covered pretzels with sprinklesStrawberry wafer sticks (which I only see around valentines season)Chocolate turtle ... Read the Post