Goodwill Accents Haul

By now, you are probably well aware of my obsession with Goodwill. As if I needed another reason to love Goodwill, now they went ahead and opened a Boutique concept store that has been beautifully curated with handbags, jewelry, hats, accessories and so much more called Accents: A Goodwill Boutique! So, on my maiden voyage … More Goodwill Accents Haul

Spooks & Safety

Halloween is upon us and as we dive deeper into Spooky Season, we also want to be sure to stay safe during the festivities! I’ve teamed up with the City of San Antonio and San Antonio Metro Health to share some tips to have a fun and safe time during Ole’ Hallows Eve. Whether you … More Spooks & Safety

Hispanic Heritage Month: On Being Afro-Latinx

Chances are, if you have Dominican, Puertorican or Cuban heritage, you have African roots in one way or another. The history of the Caribbean is complicated, and rich, painful yet beautiful. Although we don’t have time for a full history lesson today, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, I’m happy to share a little bit … More Hispanic Heritage Month: On Being Afro-Latinx

Happy Blog-iversary to The Fashion Lotus! 8 Lessons I’ve Learned in 8 Years of Blogging.

This week I’m celebrating the 8 year Anniversary of the creation of The Fashion Lotus and its honestly kind of surreal. When I started blogging, I did it as a creative outlet during a time that was scary and things were changing very quickly in my life. My then boyfriend, now husband, and I had … More Happy Blog-iversary to The Fashion Lotus! 8 Lessons I’ve Learned in 8 Years of Blogging.

Remembering 9/11

Trigger warning: This post may contain details from the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York City that may be disturbing to some. 19 years ago, I was 19 years old and it was a typical Tuesday morning. My parents took the kids to school and went to work. I woke a up a little … More Remembering 9/11

Life Update

Wow! Has it really been this long? My last post was 7 months ago and so much has happened since. Where do I begin?! Well, almost right after that last post I took a trip to Puerto Rico on family business and then road tripped to New Orleans right before Mardi Gras. This was all … More Life Update