Perfumes! Perfumes! Perfumes!

Okay guys...who here doesn't love to smell good?.... I know I do! There's nothing more sexy than leaving your fragrance trace behind as you walk, and when you get a compliment.. BONUS!
There are hundreds of fragrances out there to choose from- yes it can be a little overwhelming, but it's also really exciting. In my opinion, a fragrance choice is like a statement. It's a scent that, in a way you make your own- it's a signature scent. I used to wear Lolita Lempicka for years for example, now when old friends smell it at a local Boutique or on another person they usually tell me about it and how they thought of me, so that's always nice.
When I am asked about perfumes, I like to say that for me its like the cherry on top on the sundae. Sounds a little cliche but, it is true. It's the perfect finishing touch to getting ready in the morning. I have picked out a few of my latest favourite including my all time favourite below, which I'm sure it won't disappoint you ladies.

1. Lolita Lempicka

Official product details from Lolita Lempicka:

Elegant floral notes, a mingling of Ivy, Aniseed and Violet. Utterly delicious aromas composed of Amarena Cherr, Vanilla, Praline and Tonka Bean. Sensual touches are brought by Iris and Musk.. Liquorice blossom is born. In its trail, this gourmand floral is eternally intoxicating. You are now ready to be desired.

2. Roberto Cavalli- Serpentine 
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Official product details:

Serpent, the signature symbol of Roberto Cavalli, is feminine, sensual and dangerously charming. The composition is built around mango blossom known in Hindu legends as the food of Gods. According to a Brazilian legend, snakes eat mango blossom. This floral-oriental composition opens with sweet mandarin notes and mango blossom. The heart introduces exotic Tiare flower and rich scent of Frangipani blossom, refined by violets and black pepper.

3. Yves Saint Laurent- Black Opium 

Official product details from Sephora:

Black Opium is the new highly addictive feminine fragrance from Yves Saint Laurent. Fascinating and seductively intoxicating, the opening notes of adrenaline-rich coffee and the sweet sensuality of vanilla recline into the softness of white flowers for a modern, young, and vibrant interpretation of addiction. Get your dose. 

Coffee Accord, Orange Blossom, Cedarwood Essence, Patchouli Essense. 
                                                                                   Addictive. Floral. Energetic. 

4. Vera Wang- Lovestruck 

Official product details from Kohl's:

This women's Vera Wang fine fragrance is the interpretation of love, playing off the modern twist of Romeo and Juliet. 

Fragrance Notes:
  • Floral notes, pink guava, mandarin, tuberose, lotus blossom and sheer musk.

5. Dior- J'adore

Official product details from Sephora:

Discover J’adore, the iconic fragrance that embodies the ultimate expression of femininity and luxury. Like a veil of sensuality, J’adore is a magnificent floral bouquet of exquisite Comoro Islands ylang-ylang, Damascus rose, and sambac jasmine. For the confident, sensual woman who celebrates her femininity—this is Dior's golden girl. 

Ylang-Ylang Essence, Damascena Rose Essence, Sambac Jasmine Absolute. 
Feminine. Luxurious. Sensual.

6. L'Occitane- Neroli & Orchidee

Official product details from L'Occitane: 

A tantalizing and lovely fragrance, Néroli & Orchidée Eau de Toilette blends the scents of two precious white flowers in a beautiful harmony. A heart of radiant neroli essence from the Mediterranean is blended with caressing white orchid absolute from Madagascar. Fruity bursts of orange and heart notes of peach complete the sensuous bouquet, which lingers delicately on the body throughout the day. 

I hope you ladies enjoyed!



Shopping Anyone?

Fall is HERE!!.. I can not be more thrilled!.. Am I the only one that's excited here people!?.. As you guys know, fall is one of favourite season and I am always looking forward to it. Not only do I love how nature takes it's toll and how the leaves changes their colours but hello! The fashion is to die for! I'm obsessed with everything fall. I wanted to share with you guys some of the things I have recently purchased and have been loving.

I went to the mall on the weekend and stopped by Forever21- I always say- "I'm just gonna look, I won't buy anything" .. who am I kidding right?! As I walked by some adorable pieces; which Forever21 is known for carrying the cutest things ever (telling myself- no Stef.. back away) I came across these jeans and I couldn't put it down.. let's just say I walked out with 4 pairs. The sales lady approached me and said Hi can I help you? yes please, size 28 in every colour please ( ahahahaha) she just laughed and totally got me. For those out there that don't know I'm a 5'9 and have hispanic roots which means I got my curves and I love them..


I have always wanted a YSL lipstick but thought to myself, these colour are all so beautiful and let's be honest- they are quite pricey so I didn't want to buy a colour that I wasn't going to wear as often. I came across this one and ending up loving it. Plus they all smell so yummy!

H & M has always had beautiful statement jewelry pieces and these 2 caught my eye.

If you're not new to my blog then you all know that I LOVE ZARA. I have always been such a fan and I always seem to walk out with something LOL ( it's a must) I'm pretty sure you ladies can all relate. While they were having a sale I came across this suede beige trench jacket. I was loooking for my size like crazy- seriously people I was on a mission... I saw a medium at the very back of the rack and was totally happy! I looked like a little kid- no joke. to make things even better it was on sale from $139.99 and walked out paying 49.99! Major score!

I've been looking for boot without a heel for awhile and came across these.. IN LOVE and super comfy.



Stuffed Beef Tortellini's

Hello friends! Hope everyone is doing well! On today's post I wanted to share a simple and easy recipe that I did last week for dinner. I was running a little late and didn't want to eat out so I decided to make an easy dish you all can enjoy as well. I love being in the kitchen but when I can put together a dish in less than 30minutes- I'm all for it.

I have always been a big pasta fan and this dish makes me want to get in the kitchen and wipe it up right now LOL. All you need is a can of diced tomatoes, oregano, diced garlic, a few basil leaves and a bag of tortellinis- these are usually sold at your local grocery store and come in various flavours.

Bring water to a boil on a medium pot and add your tortellinis (leave in for 6-8 minutes or as recommended on package). While that is cooking in a medium sauce pan add a tablespoon of olive oil, and add a can of diced tomatoes. Finely dice up your garlic, basil leaves and add into mixture along with a pinch of salt and oregano. Let it simmer on medium heat. Once the tortellinis are done, set aside less than a 3/4 of cup of pasta water, and drain the rest. Add tortellinis into sauce pan and mix together, adding the pasta water and let it simmer for 2 minutes. Let it sit for a couple more minutes with your heat off. Once that is done plate your pasta and add your favourite type of shredded cheese on top ( mines mozzarella).

Done! See! how easy was that?!

Hope you guys enjoy !



Zucchini and Cheese!

Hey guys! Sorry I have been so M.I.A, but I was in the process of moving and now that I'm all settled in I can finally get back to normal! I've been wanting to sit down and upload a post but with everything going on I just couldn't seem to find the time.... but now I'm back!
I thought I would share one of my favourite recipes. It's very simple and easy, and only involves a few ingredients that you guys probably already have in your fridge. Whenever I prepare this for my family I like to accompany it with some rice or grilled potatoes and a light salad.


-3 large zucchinis
-half a cup of shredded mozarella cheese
-1 large onion
-pinch of salt, pepper, and paprika
-2 eggs

First, cut a little bit of the bottom and top off the zucchini- Don't peel them! Put in a large pot of water and boil for 30 minutes (if you poke the zucchini with a knife easily then they are ready).
Once ready remove from heat and drain the water out. Leave aside to cool. While those cool down, finely dice up an onion and sauté in a medium pot with a splash of oil, on low heat. Cut zucchini's in half and with a teaspoon carefully remove the inside and place in a bowl leaving a thick part of the skin of the zucchini as a 'base' .When the onions are transparent you are going to add what you removed from the zucchini along with salt, paprika and a pinch of pepper and stir altogether. Let it cook for about 10 minutes and then add half a cup of shredded cheese and 2 eggs. Mix together.
In a large non stick cookie tray, aline your zucchini "base" in a row; carefully add your mixture into each and everyone and add a small piece of cheese and the top. Place in oven and set to broil for 6 minutes. Your all done!



Mother's Days Gift Ideas....

Mother's day is just around the corner and I can't hardly wait! There is something so special about this day- of course it shouldn't be the only day that we should take the chance to show our moms how much we love them and truly appreciate them, but it's another excuse to go all out!

My mother is a strong and very hard working women. She has sacrificed a lot for our family and is truly one of the most remarkable people that I have had the pleasure of having in my life.
I have always enjoyed spoiling my mother and Mother's day just makes it more fun.
If gifts have you in a bit of a budget, don't stress! There are tons of other things you can do for your mom on this day to show her you care, it's the thought that counts. Treat your mom to a home cook meal, have a little spa session at home with her or just go out with her and spend quality time together. I hope these ideas with help make the special women in your life have an amazing day.



How to: Clean a Beauty Blender

Hello ladies! Hope you all are doing well. It's no surprise to anyone on how amazing the Beauty Blender is. If you girls have one, you'll know. It's such an amazing little tool that help you apply your makeup beautifully giving it a nice natural and beautiful finish on when you apply your foundation. I've recommended the beauty blender to so many of my friends and none have been disappointed. It's a cute little sponge that expands once wet. It also comes in a variety of colours such as pink, black, white, nude, grey, green and even red.
Just like any other makeup tool you have to wash the beauty blender to help avoid any bacteria build up.

Official product details from Sephora:

What it is: 
An edgeless, non-disposable, high-definition cosmetic sponge applicator. 

What it does: 
The unique shape and exclusive material available only with beautyblender® ensures impeccable, streak-free application with minimum product waste. Use it with primers, foundations, powders, cream blushes, and any other complexion product. 

What else you need to know: 
Beautyblender features an open cell structure that fills with small amounts of water when wet. This allows the sponge to be “full” so that the makeup product sits on top of the sponge rather than being absorbed, allowing you to use less product every time. When wet, beautyblender doubles in size and becomes even softer, returning to its original size when it air dries. Handcrafted in the USA. 

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

My friends recently were asking me some tips on how to clean the beauty blender throughly making sure its 100% clean.

This Beauty Blender-blender cleanser solid is also a great product to use to clean your beauty blender.

Hope you guys enjoyed!


Lipstick Heaven....

Hey guys! I hope everyone is doing well. I can't believe it's March- wow, February few right by.
Winter seems like it's finally long gone (finally! LOL!). I'm so sorry that I have been a little bit M.I.A, but I have been caught up with work, and finally got the chance to sit down to share a new blog post.
Since Spring is right around the corner and I wanted to share some lipsticks that I have been loving lately. Yes I love my dark lips but- Pinks are so in for this season! Below I have posted some colours that I think that would be great for you ladies to try out.

from left to right: Cultured by Mac Cosmetics, Nude by Stila, Blush by Laura Mercier, Bellini by Revlon, Hot Pink Rose by Revlon, Coral Reef by Revlon, Melted Fuchsia by Too Faced.


from left to right: Nude Creme (#26) by Milani, Fairest Nude (#800) by L'oreal, Buttercup by Gerard Cosmetics, Kinda Sexy by Mac Cosmetics. 


from left to right: Centrifuchsia by LimeCrime, Fruit Punch(#11) by Milani, Ravishing by Mac Cosmetics, Creme Cup bu Mac Cosmetics. 


Hope you guys enjoyed..



L'oreal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Gloss: Review

Hello everyone! Hope everyone is having a relaxed Sunday evening. I dropped by the drug store to pick up some essentials and of course I had to pass by the makeup aisle... of course.. right? Well any who I spotted these beautiful lip glosses by L'oreal and let me just say.... WOW. 
First of all let's talk about the colour selections.. there are so many beautiful colours it's unreal. Spring is right around the corner and these colour will not disappoint. The pigmentation of these glosses are amazing. These swatches below are just one stroke, so you guys can see how beautiful they are, and I can't believe I'm saying this but- No lipstick needed. I know. The formulation of these matte lip glosses  are so rich and smooth, that they won't dry your lips out. The consistency is not liquidy and it won't run on you, it's much more suttle which I personally like. Another key point that I look for in a lip product is the smell, and these smell really nice. In my opinion, L'oreal never disappoints and they sure didn't now. 

Like I mentioned, the colour selection was unreal, but I must admit that the pinks had me like woah! Here are a few of the colours that I left with today. 

The colours from left to right: Blushing Ambition(shade 300), Rebel Rose (shade 304), Forbidden Kiss (shade 310), Rouge Envy (shade 312), and Nude Allude (shade 314)

It's not like I needed more lip products, butttttt when I saw these- I had too. You guys get me right?


Ofcourse my cousin knows me and knows that I couldn't resist this beautiful red lipgloss in Shanghai Scarlet (shade 308), so when she gave it to me I was in heaven (angels literally sang to me when I saw it) LOL.

Hope you guys enjoyed,



What's in My Bag?

Hey guys! Hope everyone is doing well...I just uploaded a new video onto my channel. I was going to clean out my bag and thought, why not film a video? I love watching these types of videos, and I'm sure I'm not the only one. I have been wanting to do youtube for quite some time now and thought- it's now or never. So here we are. I hope you guys enjoy and let me know what you guys think.



Valentine's Heart Sandwich Cookies

Happy Valentines's Day everyone! I hope everyone is having a nice day with your special someone. I was in the kitchen this morning baking some Valentine's day cookies listening to one of my favourite romantic songs-"Take my Breath Away" from Top Gun, and I thought why not post a recipe up? These heart shaped sandwich cookies are super yummy and super easy to make. Hope you guys give it try. Enjoy!


2 cups of flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 cup butter (room temperature)
1 cup of sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup of strawberry or raspberry jam
powder sugar to sprinkle on top

 In a medium bowl you are going to add the flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon power. Mix together. In a larger bowl your going to beat the butter and the sugar together and then incorporarte the vanilla extract and the egg. Once all that is mixed together your going to add in your dry ingredients and stir together. Divide into two pieces and wrap them individually in plastic wrap and put in the fridge for 2 hours.

Sprinkle flour on the surface of your counter and roll out your dough. Cut them out with a heart shaped cookie cutter and then carefully put on cookie tray. Leave them in the oven for 10 minutes and let them cool down completely. After that is done you can fill them up with your favourite jam (mine is strawberry) and cover it with another cookies. Sprinkle them with powdered sugar. Ready to serve! Enjoy!



Valentine's Day Gift Ideas .....

With Valentines just a few days away, I wanted to share with you some gifting ideas for both him and her. I know that it gets a little difficult to buy the perfect gift for someone you care so much for, so I researched some of the things I think would be perfect to give.
Besides getting a gift I like to bake (no surprise there), so I like making heart shaped cookies, or even a little heart shaped chocolate cake. I know that some might think its not the best thing out there to give someone, but you'd be surprise how appreciative your love one might be. Always remember it's the little things that counts and if you want to throw in a nice gift as well, that's good too.

These beautiful Tory Burch boots would make such a nice gift. It's perfect for the winter season, fall and even spring. I was actually on the hunt for over the knee boots myself, so when I found these I was head over heels for them. These particular ones are currently on sale on the website, so that's a bonus.

This little guy is the perfect gift for that girl who doesn't like big wallets and likes wearing a small cross body bag. This Robinson Zip Coin case from Tory Burch is also great to store cards, coins, and even business cards. If your not into pink, there are other great colours to choose from. 

Fragrances are always a good idea in my opinion. Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf is such a beautiful and classic scent. If you like floral fragrances then this is perfect for you. I find that this specific perfume is ideal and could be use all year around.

Official product details from Sephora:

This floral explosion releases a profusion of flowers that has the power to make everything seem more positive. Magically evocative notes immediately awaken your deepest senses, giving you the impression of living life in your own secret garden, away from reality. Sambac jasmine, centifolia rose, cattleya orchid, and ballerina freesia bloom on a base of patchouli.

Sambac Jasmine, Centifolia Rose, Cattleya Orchid, Ballerina Freesia, Patchouli.
Oriental. Gourmand. Floral.


The Daily Chronograph Brown Leather Watch by Fossil is such a beautiful watch. I've ordered this particular one for my boyfriend online and I can't wait until he sees it. (I think I get more excited than him for presents to be honest LOL). He works in an office environment which I think this type of watch can be pulled off with a button up shirt, looking very stylish and masculine. 

Rays bans have always been a favourite of mine all year around and I find that they are always a gift. But I find it very sexy when a guy wears the Aviator classic Sunglasses. I find that they are very sophisticated looking, and very stylish which go with every outfit, whether it's a day at the office and he's wearing a suit or a weekend away with jeans and a white t-shirt.You can't go wrong with these babies.

There is nothing more sexy than a man that smells good. Am I right ladies??  There are nuermous amounts of fragrances that I love for men, from "Bleu de Chanel", "Acqua Di Gio" by Giorgio Armani, "La Nuit De L' Homme" By YSL, just to name a few. When I first met my boyfriend he was wearing Essential Sport by Lacoste and I always remember that I thought to myself .. Wow .. He smells really nice LOL! so it has always been a favourite of mine. 

Official product details from Sephora:

Discover this exhilarating scent, marked by ice-cold freshness, energetic spice, and wearable musk. Top notes of pink grapefruit, bergamot, frosted ginger, and tangerine create a bright introduction that leads to a heart built with nutmeg, juniper, geranium, and green splash accord. Layers of white musk, vetiver, amber, and patchouli provide an alluring base.

Pink Grapefruit, Bergamot, Frosted Ginger, Tangerine, Nutmeg, Juniper, Geranium, Green Splash Accord, White Musk, Vetiver, Amber, Patchouli.
Cool. Fresh. Dynamic.

        Hope this was helpful! Happy shopping and thanks so much for stopping by! 



All Nude Everything!

Spring is coming! Don't get me wrong, I love the snow but it's time for it to melt and go away  LOL...There are some beautiful pieces that came out, so what better to re-vamp your look and pick up some statement pieces for this Spring. I've seen a lot of nude pieces and I'm head over heels in love. I'm still that girl that loves her statement black pieces but nudes are also a favourite of mine.
Nudes has always been a classy colour making some pieces look simply effortless and elegant. Here are some of the pieces that have caught my eye recently that I've been meaning to share with you ladies.
Hope you guys enjoy !

              Super cute!                               Love the whole outfit!                     strap detail... <3

                           Trench coats are everything <3                How adorable!

             Super sexy                         How cozy does this look?!                              <3

                                hello! In love!                                 Cute cross body!


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