Happy New Year! I can’t believe 2019 is over, but I am so glad that this chapter is finally ending. This year has probably been the hardest year of my life, but with all the discomfort came growth, new sense of adventure, and the best friendships I’ve ever had. Before the year was over, I wanted to share a few important lessons I’ve learned this year.
- Take Care of Your Space
Hey-lo *in your best Tia Concha voice” When I was younger, I used to watch A LOT of beauty vloggers on YouTube. I would spend so much time watching KathleenLights (still one of my favorites, una Cubana QUEEN), BeyondBeautyStar, and Zoella, just to name a few. My favorite videos to watch were Monthly Reviews. Nobody… Continue reading My Current Favorites
Hola mi gente! It’s been a while since we last heard from each other! How are ya? How’s the family, the job, the animals? Good? Great! I wanted to give you more of an insight into my life. I share a lot on my blog and Instagram, but there is so much you may not… Continue reading 12 Fun Facts about Cafecito in Chicago
Hello! Visiting Denver was on the top of my travel list for 2019. I was so excited when my friend Danielle was down to come with me to the Mile High City. Denver was absolutely beautiful and breathtaking. Literally, the altitude was so high that I couldn’t breathe. What a weekend of old friends, art,… Continue reading Cafecito To Go: Denver, Colorado
Alohaaaaaa! Back in August, I got a phone call from my grandparents that they wanted to take me to Hawaii as my college graduation trip. A two week vacation in Hawaii? How could I say no to that?! My cousin, Jon, was going to be graduating from the University of Hawaii Manoa so it was… Continue reading Cafecito To Go: O’ahu, Hawaii
It currently is 60 degrees in Chicago, so basically summer is here. My favorite thing to do over the summer is travel---I am either looking forward to going back to Miami to spend time with my family, or eager to go someplace new. Traveling in comfort is a priority for me, and in the last… Continue reading My Travel Essentials
The name for my blog Cafecito in Chicago is inspired by my Cuban culture. If you’ve been following for a while, you already know I throw words out like cafecito, croquettas, and pilas without any context behind it. Today I wanted to open the door and let you into my Cuban home.
In January, I set the intention of doing more things that made me feel good throughout the day. I wanted to do even the smallest things that bring me joy and improve my mood
One of the habits I’ve been working on is trying to cracking down on my skincare routine. Today, I wanted to share my skin care holy grails, and my tips and tricks.
I can’t believe 2018 is coming to a close. The best way I can describe this past year is it was somewhere between well that didn’t suck that much and suddenly so much has changed and everything is different.
I worry, alot. Especially when it comes to the future. Hand in hand with my worrying comes planning. I’ve tried to plan ever since single moment of my life since I could remember. From what I am going to do 10 minutes from now, to 2 weeks from now, to 3 years from now -… Continue reading Read When You Are Not Ready
Greetings from sunny LA, I’m in the LA for the week + even though I am preparing to write an LA Wellness post, I know it might take me a few days to get up after my trip... Let’s be real maybe a week, but I wanted to share an experience with you. When I… Continue reading Hello, Universe? Yes.
Sharing the stories of #girlbosses who empower themselves with cafecito!
“So maybe it won’t look like you thought in high school, but it’s important to remember that love is possible. Anything is possible. This is New York.” -Carrie Bradshaw I have finally crawled out of my post-New York City depression to be able to share my wonderful trip to the Big Apple [tbh still don’t… Continue reading Cafecito To Go: New York City
Summer is hands down my favorite season, and after a few weeks of Chicago not getting the its summer memo, it is finally in full swing
Get ready for this to get REALLY sappy + please consume a margarita and wear tiny glasses while you read this because it’s only fitting I decide to write this blog post because what better way of saying I love you + thank you for being a great friend then writing a letter for the… Continue reading Dear College Friends…
Whether you live in Chicago and are looking for new things to do, or are visiting Chicago, there is a little bit of everything for everyone!
Today I wanted to talk about an intention I’ve been implementing in my life in 2018.
Usually, when I tell people that I’m from Miami, the first thing they ask me is why would I leave the beautiful Miami weather for the cold Chicago winters? First off, have you been in Miami really anytime of year?? It’s hot, humid, and I am sticky all the time, not cute. In reality, I’ve… Continue reading A Miami Girl’s Guide to Winter
These past few weeks have been crazy busy! I finished another hectic quarter of school, celebrated Thanksgiving with my roommate and her family, and then hopped on a plane and traveled to Nicaragua for two weeks!
Over the week, I posted a poll on my instagram story on which grocery store you liked better, Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s.
Hello friends! Call TMZ the rumors are true, THE FASHIONISTA IS DEAD. That bishhh had to go…just kidding!! Her love for blogging and writing are still here, but she needed a makeover. Welcome to “Cafecito in Chicago”, my new blog that’s about anything and everything. Lifestyle, fashion, wellness, fitness, college, welcome to all sides of… Continue reading New Blog, Who Dis?