Best Christmas Decorations in So Cal – You Can Visit for Free – We Did!

We visited the The Mission Inn in Riverside, California, to see their amazing Christmas decorations! It is quite enchanting & beautiful! This year, our daughter is a toddler and walking, so she got to experience it in a whole new way. We visited during the day and just before the Christmas rush. Watch video for more, I highly recommend visiting this resort! Admission in the lobby and several decorated areas is free. Hope you enjoy this video! Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive  Continue reading

Coco: The Importance of Traditions & Culture

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At the Coco movie screening. 

Growing up in a Mexican household (while living in California), I learned about Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead, the holiday celebrated in Mexico to honor the dead) at an early age. It was important to my parents that my siblings and I learn about the Mexican culture and traditions. They not only worked hard to teach us proper Spanish, but also to instill in us a sense of pride and appreciation for our Mexican culture and heritage. I am very appreciative to my parents for giving me this wonderful gift! I grew up in the United States, but I am Mexican-American, bicultural and bilingual! I feel I have the best of both worlds!

I want to be able to pass on this priceless gift to my daughter, Alessandra. So, when I got invited to the preview screening of Disney Pixar’s new animated movie Coco, I got excited! To add to the excitement and fun, I Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons Why Moms Prefer To Stay At Home Than Go Out

Moms, do you have to do lots of prepping and planning just to be able to go out with your significant other or friends to watch a movie or have dinner? I do! I recorded this video just for fun, thought it may make you laugh & you could relate: My TOP 10 REASONS Why Moms Prefer to Stay Home Than Go Out (at Night), click on link to watch it! Hope you enjoy this video! Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive  Continue reading

Snack of the Week: Tasty Healthy Chip

This Week’s Snack is a Multigrain Tortilla Chip. It is tasty, has healthy ingredients & is low in sodium. It is a healthy replacement for potato or tortilla chips, and this chip actually tastes delicious! I have been snacking on these for the past three weeks & am pretty much obsessed with them. I also like that I can feed some to Alessandra as a snack or with a meal (just a few though because they have fiber & she’s still a toddler). I even shared them with guests and they liked them too! Watch video for more & to find out where you can find these. Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive  Continue reading

Why I Had To Get a Stress Reduction Back Facial

I share the reasons why I needed to get a Stress Reduction Back Facial and what it included. This video is not sponsored, I purchased the facial. I simply like to share good finds with you, & healthy & beauty tips. These tips help keep me sane as a busy woman, mom, & wife! Watch the video and join me during my Spa Night! Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive Continue reading

Visiting Germany’s Enchanting Eltville in Wine Region, Rhine River, & Electoral Castle

More of our Travels in Germany! I was surprised by the enchantment & beauty of Eltville in the Rheingan Wine Region, we enjoyed the Rose Days Festival, & walked along the Rhine River as we looked for a place to get some dessert. Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive notifications of Continue reading

Free Jewelry Cleaning at Tiffany…New service, they used to Charge, watch video

Tiffany is offering complimentary jewelry cleaning service right now, watch video for details! This is new, they usually charge. This is not a sponsored video, I got my Tiffany jewelry cleaned for free & am passing the tip on to you. Please share video with your friends as well, because FREE is a good thing! Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive Continue reading

Baby’s First Flight With Her Dad as the Pilot

Alessandra took her first private flight with her dad as the pilot! One of my husband’s hobbies is flying and he was excited to fly with our daughter as a passenger. Click link to watch the video, it was a fun & memorable experience! Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive Continue reading

How To Have Good Friendships & Celebrating Birthday with Best Friend

My friend Lizeth invited me to dinner to celebrate my birthday and it got me thinking about our friendship. I share tips on how we have been able to remain good friends for more than fourteen years and have open communication, even when one of us gets upset and when touchy subjects come up. Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive Continue reading

Como Hacer Peinado Torcido Frances (French Twist)

Ya que varias personas me han preguntado, comparto pasos de como me hago peinado de Torcido Frances (French Twist), es facil, rapido, y buen peinado para eventos formales o uso diario! Especialmente con este calor! Oprime enlace para ver el video en Español ¡Gracias por tu sintonia! Si te gusta este video por favor oprime “Like” y “Subscribe” para subscribirte a mi canal de YouTube (oprime aqui) y enterarte de cuando pongo videos nuevos. ¡Gracias por tu apoyo!

¡Que tengas un lindo fin de semana! 🙂

Un abrazo,
Paola
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Since multiple people have asked me how I do my hair in a French Twist, I recorded a tutorial video, it’s easy & quick, a good hairstyle for formal events or everyday use! Especially with this heat! Click to watch video.

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Tips To Save Money on Beauty Products & Get the Most Out of Them

I share easy tips I learned in college & through my work with beauty experts on how to save money on beauty products by maximizing your products & getting the most out of them. Click on video to see how in two simple steps, I have saved money. Continue reading

I Needed This…Thursday Spa Night

I Needed This…Thursday Spa Night! I am trying to get back into my routine of getting regular facials and pedicures. It’s not easy when you are a mom of a toddler. It took some scheduling and planning, but I finally made it to get a spa pedicure, facial, and microdermabrasion. I even purchased a membership to force myself to get to the salon regularly! Watch the video and join me during my Thursday Spa Night! Continue reading

Massage in the Middle of the Week

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I got a Massage In the Middle of the Week & am happy to be back to my routine, new video, click here to view it! Thank you for watching! Click Like if you enjoy the video and subscribe to my YouTube channel to be notified of new videos!
Have you gotten a massage in the middle of the week? Leave your comment below. Have a great weekend 🙂
Hugs,
Paola

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Girls Night At the Movies: Rough Night Review

(L to R) Blair (Zo‘ Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Frankie (Illana Grazer) and Pippa (Kate McKinnon) in Columbia PicturesÕ ROUGH NIGHT.

(L to R) Blair (Zo‘ Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Frankie (Illana Grazer) and Pippa (Kate McKinnon) in Columbia PicturesÕ ROUGH NIGHT.

(Photo courtesy of EPK.TV)

In a previous post I mentioned that one of the things I missed since becoming a mom was going to the movies. Well, now that Alessandra is a toddler and my hubby and I seem to be on a more Continue reading

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