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Tips for Pet Owners

This post is in collaboration with Beneful and its #FriendsofBeneful Campaign. All opinions are my own. 
Having a pet in our lives can be one of the best experiences ever. Our pets give us love and make us happy; however, not all is fun and games. Many pet owners, like myself, have experienced stressful and scary moments. Having a pet means that we have the life of another living being in our hands, and it is up to us to keep them safe. Today, I want to share with you some of my experiences and tips that I have learned in the 9 years that I have been a dog owner. 

Later on I will also share how you can win a sample of Beneful's new dry food, which is made with real meat as the #1 ingredient. As many people are now searching for healthier eating options, Beneful wants to do the same for our beloved dogs by providing them with food made with real meat. 

Lets begin with the tips...

New Superhero Palette from IT Cosmetics- Swatches and Review

This product was sent to me for consideration. All opinions are mine alone. I'm not being compensated to write this post.   
This blog post is dedicated to all of my girls and boys that love neutral palettes. This month IT Cosmetics launched their new Superhero Palette, which is an ULTA Beauty Exclusive.  For this palette, IT Cosmetics worked together with plastic surgeons to develop a new formula that will not only make our eyelids look beautiful, but will also provide anti-aging benefits. 

These new eyeshadows are built with hydrolyzed collagen, silk, peptides, and antioxidants. The palette has three Eye Foundation Eyeshadows that help neutralize the color of our eyelids and can serve as a base for your eyeshadow. The main shadows are divided in three sections, the Superhero Nudes, Superhero Neutrals, and Superhero Liners. Each section has three shadows. 

But, is this palette worth it?

Hello Kitty Plus Size Line: Bralette and Jeggings

Moda Para Gorditas 2016
Who else was or is a Hello Kitty fan? ME!!🙋 I still remember having my school pencil box full of Hello Kitty, Pochacco, and Keroppi, mechanical pencils. So, when Torrid released their Hello Kitty Collection  I went crazy! I ordered many things, some worked, others didn't, but I was very happy with my finds. I like that some of the pieces can even be worn to work. An example is this red/orange cardigan. From afar you can't really see the Hello Kitty faces or the bow buttons, but from up close you can see all of the cute details that make this cardigan, a MUST HAVE. 

Casual Dog Park Outfit + We Join the #FriendsOfBeneful Campaign

Vicky and I are Beneful Embassadors this 2016. Like always, all opinions stated on this blog are my own and are 100% honest.
 Vicky and I share a special connection from the time we met. Many people say that pets are a lot like their owners, and I could not agree more. Vicky is a fashionista who loves dressing up, just like me! So, when Beneful contacted us to become ambassadors for their #FriendsOfBeneful campaign I did not hesitate. Vicky loves Beneful and I thought it would also be a great opportunity to continue bonding with my special friend, Vicky! And, of course, I wanted to also share with you more exciting news about Beneful and their dry and wet food line, which was recently reformulated to provide more nutrition and flavor to our pets diet. 

On this occasion, Vicky and I want to share with you our casual outfits of the day– park edition. 

Two Outfits with Rose Gold Heels

Affordable snake print dress from Jennifer Lopez

My obsession with these Rose Gold Heels is not over yet, but I promise to limit the times I use them in the future lol. I just could not help myself do a series of outfits with them. I love the color and the conform. I did have to size up 1/2 a size but I give them an A+. If you still do not have a pair of Rose Gold Heels, I recommend these by INC International Concepts. You can find them at Macy's or you can simply click here!

Black and White Outfit with Rose Gold and Wood Accents

Black and white outfits are classic, but when you combine them with trendy colors, like rose gold, you take your outfit from classic to fashion. That is why I chose rose gold accessories for this black and white outfit.

These rose gold heels are from INC and besides being comfortable, they are extremely metallic. They make a statement without being to overwhelming.  To keep with the rose gold trend, I decided to add a rose gold bracelet and, my favorite, a wood watch from JORD with rose gold accents and Swarovski crystals.

Premios Juventud Inspired Outfit + Win 2 Tickets to Premios Juventud VIP Tour

Post sponsored by Gigasavvy. All opinions are my own.
I don't know about you, but when I watch award shows like Premios Juventud (Youth Awards)– a Latino award show–I always picture myself dancing and singing to the music of my favorite artists. That is why today I'm bringing to you a Premios Juventud inspired outfit. This look feels youthful and fresh.

And, if you like Premios Juventud like I do, then you cannot miss participating in the Northgate Gonzalez Market sponsored sweepstakes to participate to win two (2) tickets to attend the Premios Juventud VIP Tour at the Belasco Theater in L.A. on June 16, 2016. If you want to participate, click here! The sweepstakes ends on June 9th, 2016, so hurry and enter and if you win, PLEASE feel free to invite me :D