Growing Up Cuban American

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.

A Miami Girl’s Guide to Winter

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’veContinue reading “A Miami Girl’s Guide to Winter”

Radiating Self Love: My Self Care Rountine

I thrive off of being busy, it keeps me from lounging in bed all day, so I get to  feel my best and most productive. I often fill my schedule with sweat seshes, work, CHAARG, coffee dates, and the occasional spontaneous adventure. As you can see I try to spend very little time at home,Continue reading “Radiating Self Love: My Self Care Rountine”

305 ’til I Die: A weekend in Miami

A few weekends ago, a friend and I decided to pack our chanxs and take a post-birthday trip to my hometown of Miami, Florida. Even though the weather was finally warm in Chicago, I was excited to go home for the weekend to drink strong coffee, eat my weight in Cuban bread, and of course,Continue reading “305 ’til I Die: A weekend in Miami”

Comfy and the City

The flowers are bright and spring is blooming! If I had two words to describe my style it would be comfy and boho, and this outfit shows just that. Nothing is more important to me than being comfortable. Flow wide-leg pants like these are one of my essentials for the spring and summer. I loveContinue reading “Comfy and the City”

February 2016 Favorites

I know I am a week late, but late is bette than never right?  I am approaching finals season, and if you are a college student on the quarter system you know my pain right about now. No matter how busy I am my blog will always be on my priority list! Twilight Woods TripleContinue reading “February 2016 Favorites”

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation VoxBox

I would like to first give a big thank you to Influnester for sending me this product! I did receive this product for free but all opinions are my own! Foundation is a product I only buy when I run out. I try a new foundation about every six months (which I know is probablyContinue reading “Maybelline Fit Me Foundation VoxBox”

Too Faced Cocoa Contour Palette Review

Hello! For my birthday my lovely boyfriend gifted me the Too Faced Cocoa Contour palette! I could not be more grateful and excited! I was in the market for a good contour palette and I had my eye on a few, but I read the best reviews on this one. My all time favorite YouTuber, KathleenContinue reading “Too Faced Cocoa Contour Palette Review”

20 Things I learned by 20

Today I officially turn 20 years old, and in celebration I wanted to write the 20 things I have learned in the past 20 years. This is something different but I hope you can relate in anyway. 1. Be kind to everyone you meet, you never know what someone is going through. 2. Just becauseContinue reading “20 Things I learned by 20”

January 2016 Favorites

I can’t believe January is over, but I don’t mind because my birthday is in February!! Since, this month was so hectic and crazy, I didn’t really try a whole of new stuff till the end of the month, so stay tuned for a great February favorites! Nxy’s Soft Matte Lip Creme: (Shade: Abu DhabiContinue reading “January 2016 Favorites”