Save or Splurge?

"SHAVE." Courtesy of: Mixy Lorenzo

Here’s a Champagne Living style cheat sheet from our friends at on what you should absolutely splurge with and what cheats are JUST as good. 1.    SAVE your shave  Razors from the drug store have become increasingly expensive over the years, as name brands have monopolized the market. There is no need to spend a […]

Going casual: t-shirts from Cents of Style


While it looks like I spend every day of my life traipsing around the world, my average day looks more like: 8:00 am: Turn on the Keurig 8:02 am: Feed Clem 8:10 am: K-Cup in and first cup of coffee in the mug 8:30 am: Second K-Cup into the Keurig, grab a yogurt. Eat, drink […]

TIP: Getting the most from your skin care


I know that you wash your face (and some of you use toner) before putting on your serums and expensive face creams. To make sure that those $100 and up creams are doing what they’re meant to…make sure that your face is fully dry before using them. Don’t dilute the product by putting it on […]

TIP: flat hair

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I have very short hair, and as a result, every morning is a new challenge. This morning I woke up with flat, unresponsive hair…AKA: Monday hair. My brush & comb were no help, and I don’t like washing my hair every day (as it dulls the color too quickly). The Solution To add volume quickly, […]

It’s Spring wardrobe time


I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Kohl’s. I received a gift card as a thank you for participating While I love my classics, I always look to new trends for the season and try to incorporate some into each season. With PINK being so on trend this season, it’s PERFECT in South […]

Top 10 Beauty Tips and Tricks


Just because it’s Champagne Living, doesn’t mean it has to be expensive. This is as true for travel as it is for beauty products. You just have to know a few tips and tricks here and there to maintain your gorgeous locks, keep your makeup long lasting or to prolong the scent of colognes even […]

It IS Simply the One

barely there quote

That just says it all. I believe that most bras are instruments of torture. They can make you look great in that designer dress, or if they’re the wrong fit or style can make a 25 year old look old and frumpy. Along the way I’ve found a chosen few that actually offer me the […]

Feeling like Sophia Loren in Karina

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My bucket list has always included Italy. I don’t know if it’s because that’s the neighborhood I grew up with, the food that I found comfort in, or the culture that is so open and warm that attracts me, but it has had eluded me for a very long time.  So when I finally stepped […]