04 June 2014

Madeline Ballet Flats By Merona

Flats, flats and more flats. Yes that's what I wear to work on my feet. I work in a nursing home and do A LOT of walking around on a day-by-day basis. I do love my heels (don't get me wrong) but flats are more comfortable for me to work in.
I'm in LOVE with these flats. 
Description: Add simple chic style to your outfit with the Merona Madeline Ballet Flat. Featuring a classic and comfortable last, interior  padding and out sole. This ballet is developed in a beautiful range of colors. The grosgrain trim and a delicate bow add the finishing touches for all day wearability.
  •   Sizing: Women
  • Width: Medium
  • Construction: Cushioned insole, Lightweight Design
  • Shoe Details: Contrast trim, Decorative bow
  • Shoe Style: Ballet flats
  • Upper Material: 100 % Man made materials
  • Outsole Material: 100 % Thermoplastic Rubber
  • Insole Material: Man made materials
  • Lining Material: Textile
  • Closure Style: Slip on
  • Strap Style: No strap
  • Toe Style: Round toe
  • Care and Cleaning: Brush away surface dirt
  • Shoe height Type: Low top

I use to buy my flats at H&M, BUT after coming across these at Target I prefer these better. They are very comfortable to walk in and they come in a variety of colors / styles for only $19.99. Check out your local Target or  Target online .

01 June 2014

30-Day Ab Challenge

 Its the 1st of June, My girlfriends & I have decided to start the 30-Day Ab workout. I'm not doing this to lose weight, I just want to tone my mid-section. 

This is what my mid-section currently looks like:

 Front view

 Side view

I was able to get the calender from  here

Stay tune for weekly updates on my progress.


31 May 2014

Take Advantage

As you guys already know I'm a bargain shopper who loves a great deal. Every Friday we get the weekly circulars for the following week. 

Starting tomorrow (June 01-07, 2014) Rite Aid will have all L'OREAL products at 40% off, which is a GREAT deal considering that they hardly ever do this. I for one love L'OREAL products especially their eyeliners and mascaras. 

Rite Aid will also have the following sales on cosmetic's: 
*Covergirl: buy one get one 50% off
*Maybelline (shadows & eyeliners): buy one get one 50% off
*Maybelline (volume express mascara's): $5.99
*Revlon: buy one get one 50% 
*Almay: buy one get one 50% off
*Neutrogena (lip & eye products): buy one get one 50% off
*Wet N Wild: all products $1.29
*Physicians Formula: buy one get one free

Stay tune for a haul.


30 May 2014


I'm a person that LOVES a GREAT DEAL. This past Monday (Memorial Day) my parents & I did a little shopping downtown in the city (NY).
We decided to check out several of the stores that were having sales, Kmart being one of them.
 One of the deals that Kmart had were these Bongo Women's Aline Canvas Shoe Eastern  (click here). Kmart had them on sale for $10.00 BUT at check out they were buy one for $5.00 and get the second pair for $1.00. You can't go wrong with this deal. 
They come in six different colors. I brought two pairs: Black & Grey in size 5.
Yes I have small feet.
I love canvas shoes in general. I find them to be very comfortable, and easy to pair with a lot of outfit's.

21 May 2014


I love simple yet tasty recipes. This is one of my favorite. Panko & herb crusted salmon with salad.
This was very easy to make.

The salad consisted of:
  • lettuce
  • spinach
  • avocado
  • dried cranberries
  • yellow and red peppers
  • clementines
  • walnuts
  • cabbage
  • cucumbers

Salad dressing: Tonton Ginger Dressing (purchased at Costco)

The Panko-Crusted Salmon:
  • 2/3 cups of panko
  • minced fresh cilantro (substitute for parsley)
  • grated lemon zest
  • salt and black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 3 pieces of salmon fillets (skin on is recommend but the pieces i used did not have skin)
  • Dijon mustard
  • grated Parmesan cheese
1.  Preheat the oven to 425 degrees
2.  In a bowl,  combine the panko crumbs, cilantro, lemon zest, salt, black pepper, parmesan cheese and olive oil. Stir until everything is mixed together.
3. Add some of the Dijon mustard to both sides of the salmon.
4. Take the salmon and place it in the bowl with the panko mixture. Make sure both sides are coated  with the mixture.
5.  In a skillet, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to medium heat. Once the oil is hot add the salmon, and sear it for 3 to 4 minutes.
6. Transfer your salmon to an oven pan and place in the oven for 6 to 7 minutes OR until the panko has browned. Remove pan from the oven and allow the salmon to rest for a few minutes.
7. Ready to serve.


20 May 2014

Treat yourself

Hi guys.. 

Some nights I pair a wine/cocktail with my dinner. Last night I had half a glass of 'Boone's Farm Fan Club Fuzzy Navel'. I buy it at Walmart.

Description: Deeply colored and powerful, with a rich, fruity peach aroma and layers of peach, fuzziness, and navel.

Alcohol Content: 4.4%

(with natural lighting)
(with flash)

I pour myself half a glass and add some fruits to it. Very tasty.


12 May 2014


Where do I start... Hi all... I am back to blogging. Yes, I know it only took me about two years. So much has changed in my life since the last blog post (in a good way). I am now a married women, living in a different borough BUT still in NY, working (9-5pm) and enjoying life.. I plan on bringing so many great things to my blog so please stay tune.