How To Change Your Last Name – The New Bride’s Checklist

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Okay, so we did it!! Joe and I are officially married! Don’t worry, I’ll be posting tons of pictures soon, because our wedding weekend was absolutely the best weekend of my life!

However, as amazing as it was, the last two weeks leading up to the wedding were beyond stressful. There was so much to do, not enough time to do it all, and it just seemed like I kept writing more and more things down on my to-do list.

Now, that’s all over!

LOL, I wish. We’ll be moving into our new house in a couple of weeks, and there’s still a bunch of stuff Joe and I have to do, now that we’re back to reality.

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5 Super-Important Money Lessons You Need To Learn Right This Second

5 Super Important Money Lessons You Need To Learn Right This Second

Every once in a while I get an e-mail from someone asking me to check out their latest book.

And it’s been so crazy-busy lately, that I haven’t always had the time to take a look at them.

But Dina Bachman shot me an e-mail and wanted to know what I thought of her new book, Brokenomics: 50 Ways To Live The Dream On A Dime, and this one, I had to pick up and read.

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Cuban Themed Date Night With Havana Honeys Cigars

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Scandinavian Tobacco Group, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #havanahoneys

Cuban Themed Date Night With Havana Honeys Cigars

Joe’s been doing a lot of research into his background lately, so being 54 days away from our wedding, I thought it’d be interesting to put together a fun date night in to teach him a little bit about my Cuban roots with the help of traditional Cuban food, Mojitos, and Havana Honeys Cigars.

For those of you who don’t know, Joe’s from Alabama. A true Southern guy.

And me?

Well, I was born in Miami, and so were my parents, but all of my grandparents were born in Cuba.

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Book Update Week #1 + A Pretty Cool Contest That Could Land You A Spot In My Book

Millennial Career Advice

Hi guys!! Okay, so if you don’t know already, I’m writing a book.

Yep! It’s totally happening!

I landed a book deal with a local publishing company here in Miami, and if all goes well, I should see my book in stores this coming June.

LOL when my editor told me that, I almost laughed at him.

Like, for real???

My book’s going to be in a store??

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Entrepreneur Series

They say we have no patience. Us millennials, that is.

They say we enter the Corporate environment and we leave because we think we ought to be CEOs the first day we start.

Yea, I think there’s some truth to our impatience.

I think we do want things a bit quicker than previous generations.

But I don’t necessarily think that’s always a bad thing.

What, that we don’t want to sit around waiting all day for success to come to us?

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Fashionable Grown-Up Backpacks For Fall Under $150



I remember walking around school with a giant Jansport backpack filled to the point that it almost didn’t close. I was always completely hunched over, which I’m sure caused my semi-serious case of scoliosis. In a nutshell, backpacks used to be terrible. They were huge and bulky and definitely not cute whatsoever.

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32 Things That Make Me Happy

Things That Make Me Happy

Last week, I came home to these babies.

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Thanks so much, Shari’s Berries, for the most beautiful chocolate covered strawberries I’ve ever seen!

I mean, come on…they were almost way too pretty to eat.


But anyway, they made me super super happy, and that made me want to stop and reflect on all the other things that are making me happy these days.

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