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About Me

Hey! welcome to mi blog!

I’m Mary (pronounced Mari) – just a Dominican girl from NYC with some thoughts on life, mothering (yes, I just made that into a verb) and what inspires my personal style. Since I have so much to say, I figured blogging would be the perfect way to share my unsolicited thoughts! 🙂

Yo soy what we now call: a Millenial Mom,  which means that I am juggling kids, hubby, business, school, and creating opportunities. I am felizmente married to my Randy, a very loving and quite handsome HR professional y Fitness Coach (www.fitdadworks.com). We turned our house into a home with the addition of our two beautiful girls Alegra and Eliana. Although we currently reside in Florida, our hearts are somewhere in Italy (no lie). We enjoy quality time together (main reason why I instill kid routines), dinners, travel and a good workout.

I’m hoping to showcase my womanhood and it’s various stages through this blog with you: a little girl at heart, a mother, a wife, a fitness enthusiast and a pseudo Carrie Bradshaw with a little island Martha Stewart-y twist . We become so many different people as we take on various roles in life…la sexy siren turning heads, the bride letting go of daddy’s hand , the expecting new mom, the lover sneaking kisses with her husband between diaper changes and the empowered boss showing her daughters what strong looks like. I invite you to not just sit back and enjoy my ride, but to participate and create your path to la vida de tu sueños!

Un beso y un abrazo,

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A day in Tampa Bay

Once upon a time we woke up really early and headed to Tampa for a fun-filled day. Sure that opening line sounds dreamy and effortless, but it was just that! My husband planned the whole thing; he even picked the restaurants which is usually MY thing! And you know what…our day was perfect! Here is […]

Grey and loving it…a lifestyle of empowerment

I found my first grey hair strand when I was around fourteen years old. That initial strand soon invited others to follow its lead. I vividly remember plucking each strand out one by one every time I’d see their silver presence. For a while they seemed to be non existent, so I assumed I “won” […]

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The Personal Chef experience with Chef Brito of YMB Catering

With my husband’s constant travel and last minute schedule adjustments, it is really difficult to seamlessly plan pre-paid events, reservations and getaways. I am not complaining…I love living on the edge lol; but sometimes it can be annoying. I am naturally a control-freak and a bit anxious so handling last-minute changes does a number on […]