Why I Stopped Blogging

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(Enjoying views of the bay, in the middle of the week, at a luncheon with my husband)

You may have noticed that I stopped blogging for a while. It wasn’t intentional, it’s due to motherhood and travel. I continued to think about my blog, every single day, and blog post topics would pop into my head, but Continue reading

Why I Keep Returning to the Gym Even Though I Am Not Losing The Desired Weight

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(After a recent workout at the gym, starting to see some results)

My body has not bounced back completely from pregnancy. It’s been a year since I had Alessandra. I honestly did not think it would be this hard to get back into shape. During my pregnancy, I Continue reading

So Moved: The Art and Science of Motion – New Video from VIP/Media Premiere Party

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I was invited to the VIP & Media Premiere Party at the Fleet Science Center for So Moved: The Art and Science of Motion and Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery exhibits. The So Moved exhibit is fun for the entire family and open through June 11. Click below to view video from the Continue reading

Long-Wear Lipstick for Moms…& Everyone, Beauty Bakerie Opens New Store

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Now that I am a mom, I still wear lipstick, but if I am going to be working from home all day, I will likely only wear chap stick. If I go out or we have company coming over, I will wear lipstick, but don’t bother to re-apply it often because I don’t Continue reading

Night Out With My Nieces: Everything Everything Movie

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(Photo from official Everything Everything Movie Facebook Page)

One of the things I miss most since becoming a mom is going to the movies. I am sharing my feelings, so please don’t judge. There are several thing about my life which I miss since becoming a mom (that’s a whole other post, see here and here for posts I wrote on the subject), but of course having our baby Continue reading

YWCA’s Tribute to Women and How It Made Me Reflect on My Life

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This is my third year participating as a judge on the Selection Committee for the YWCA’s Tribute To Women & Industry Awards. I wrote about how I got involved with volunteering for the YWCA in a past post (click here for that post). Last year, I also participated on the Selection Committee, but did not attend the Awards Luncheon because Continue reading

Primavera Fashion Show & SD Latino Film Festival Premio Corazón Ceremony

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As part of the San Diego Latino Film Festival’s events, Fashion Valley hosts a runway show. This year’s Primavera Fashion Show will be held tomorrow, Friday, March 24,
at Continue reading

BEST Gift Ever

I share the BEST gift I received…& the many gifts our baby received! We were surprised & feel blessed for so much love towards our baby! New videos: BEST Gift Ever- Part 1 (click on link) and BEST Gift Ever – Part 2 (click on link).
Thank you for watching! Have an awesome weekend 🙂
Hugs,
Paola
PS – Links to blog posts mentioned in video: Holiday Traditions & also Gingerbread House.
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¡Comparto el MEJOR regalo que he recibido…y los muchos regalos que recibió nuestra bebe! ¡Estamos sorprendidos y nos sentimos bendecidos por el amor demostrado hacia nuestra nena! Video nuevo: El Mejor Regalo, Parte 1, (oprime en enlace) y El Mejor Regalo – Parte 1 (oprime en enlace).
Gracias por tu sintonía, que tengan un lindo fin de semana 🙂
Un abrazo,
Paola
PD- Enlaces mencionados en video: Holiday Traditions y también Gingerbread House 

WATCH BEST GIFT EVER – PART 2

Dia de Reyes (Three Kings Day) Party & Surprises

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Every year we gather as a family to celebrate Dia de Reyes (Three Kings Day). It is one of the parties I look forward to annually. Dia de Reyes also marks (unofficially) the end of the Christmas holiday season. In our family, this is the party which is held especially for the grandchildren and Continue reading

Meeting Santa for the First Time

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As a first time parent there are lots of first moments one experiences with their baby. These moments can be exciting and as parents, we look forward to them. This is Alessandra’s first Christmas! She is eight months old and much more expressive than when she was a newborn. She is a cheerful baby and enjoys new experiences! For her first photo with Santa we decided to take her to Continue reading