BCBG Pleated Gown

My style for everyday is casual and comfortable, so I was ecstatic to be invited to the Pasadena Tournament of Roses President’s Ball. Rushing to find a gown appropriate for a black tie event last minute is stressful. Lucky for me, I stumbled across a BCBG Pleated Gown immediately. BCBG has really saved the day multiple times when I needed a dress. Avaline BCBG Pleated Gown The beautiful gown from BCBG  fit perfectly. Paired with my YSL Tribute T-Strap heels, I didn’t need…

New Year! 2016 In Review & Looking Forward

Happy New Year! I can’t believe Christmas and New Year’s are over! Time just flies by around the holidays. This Christmas I’ve had a lot to reflect on for the past year. With each new year, I like to look back on my disappointments as well as my achievements before moving forward. learned this habit from The Best Year Yet. The Best Year Yet is my go to goal setting book. Now available as an online workshop.   MY TOP 5…

New York Travel Diary

New York, My History Arriving in NYC This year, Hubs had to meet me in New York. Flying into JFK International alone, I had an overwhelming sadness. Part of it could have been the stress of travel. The other part was the realization how a year can change your life. Most of the time, I just chug along day by day. When there are makers in time that remind me I have managed to chug along for a year plus,…

Wrapping Up Miami Swim Week and The Future of This Blog

Where does the time go? It seems like yesterday I was getting ready for Miami Swim Week for the first time. Next thing I know, it’s been a little over a month! Since Miami Swim Week, I was finally able to announce that I was the giveaway winner for Tati Westbrook’s giveaway. We filmed our July Favorites together on my channel, which has helped my YouTube channel grow over 25,000 subscribers in one week! Tati and James flew me to…

A Milestone on Youtube (giveaway)

A lot has happened since my first YouTube video upload on my main channel. We’ve moved two times, lived in 3 different places. I’ve participated in three blogger contests, all beginning with the Allure Beauty Blogger Awards in 2014. Met a whole new community of women. Learned, grown, and hurt. It’s been a crazy two years and I want to thank you for being here. On Mother’s Day, my youtube channel reached 40,000 subscribers. Some might think it’s happened fast.…

Mental Health Awareness Month ~ Love Is Louder

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Many of you know I have had my struggles with depression and continue to deal with it. Recently I revealed I was abused. Today’s post is about an important campaign, Love Is Louder.  NUDESTIX from May 9th thru May 16th will be donating $1 for every #LoveisLouder post on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram. I urge you to participate. Take a simple photo with “Love is Louder” written on your hand. Tag and mention @NUDESTIX…

What Keeps Me Going

I have to be honest, while I try to remain positive and motivated, last week was difficult. You might have noticed the lack of blog posts and if you follow me on snapchat (sereinwu) my anxiety confession. In my recent Q&A video, I explain a lot about my history. Without going too much into it and still keeping a bit of privacy, I was abused on and off for most of my life. Admitting this is difficult. For so long I…

Dior Ankle Boots + Getting Older

April is my birthday month. Yes I said it, birthday month. I believe the month you were born in, is a special time for the individual. Recently I treated myself to an amazing pair of Dior Ankle Boots from their cruise collection. I vlogged a wonderful day with hubs spent eating and walking around Beverly Hills a few weekends ago when I picked up these beauties. You can watch the video here. I also did a sneaky peek on my…