Spring, is that you?

Happy April!  I am so excited to share this month’s inspo board.  I was really inspired by floral prints, pinks/nudes, fresh fruits/food, and the streets of Paris, France.  Something I’ve learned along the way is that the saying “when one door closes, another one opens” is actually so true.  I have experienced it again and…

#Girlboss Necessities

Hello All!  It’s been a pretty crazy past few weeks with a never-ending to do list in my hands…internship applications, studying for finals, apartment shopping, blog editing. I was lucky to have time to put on a face mask and relax for 20 minutes last week. (apologies to my skin!)  But hey, you get what…

Calling all Cookie Butter lovers

Hello, happy Friday! I’m really excited to share this with you all today because I am a huge cookie butter fanatic and foodie in general!  For those of you that love Speculoos cookie butter (only found at Trader Joes btw!) I have found the perfect treat for you!  “Han’s Homemade Ice Cream” at the Anaheim…

Holiday Cheer

Happy holidays to all my readers! I am beyond grateful for everyone who has stopped by “Lifestyle By Cocoa”.  Blogging has been something so fun and meaningful to me and I’m happy to share one of my many passions with you all!  This is my lovely Lee Familia minus one sister and her boyfriend who…

Autumn Home Essentials

Autumn is here and it’s time to get cozy.  Here’s a hand-picked collage of home essentials made by yours truly!  Enjoy! 🍂☕️❄️ Header Image by Pinterest

November: the month of gratitude

Happy November everybody!  Changing leaves, snuggling up by the fire, sweater weather… it’s finally here!🍂❄️ There is so much I love about this month.  In celebration of Thanksgiving, we should all try to be conscious of all the wonderful things in life and fulfill yourself with gratefulness this month (and hopefully every month).  No matter…

Central Park City Glam

Morning loves, happy Monday. It’s been such a while since I’ve shared anything with you, but I’m back! in honor of NYFW: here’s a little something I put together.  This is such a classic “city” look that is both casual and chic at the same time.   1. A white flowy tank is always in…

Pumpkin Spice🎃☕️ makin’ it’s debut

Attention all lovers of pumpkins, fall, cold weather, leaves changing color, and even cuddling:  I am so excited to let you all know about the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte making at Starbucks! It literally tastes like Fall. What a tease!🍂🙀 I got mine, go get yours!\ Header Image from Pinterest Happy psl-ing ☕️🎃 💌warmly,…

NYC Nest

There are a few different cities I would like to spend a few years living in. For each different place I have a different dream board vision in my head of the interior design! The first: yes you guessed it! New York City 🌃 This city has so much character and just something really special…

Summer Beauty Must-haves

With the hot weather and constantly being under the sun this season, it takes some extra work to keep our skincare on fleek!😎 Here are some great beauty products for the summertime. 1. Joie ‘Folle De Joie’ parfum It’s carefree and sophisticated. It was inspired by California’s beaches and Parisian charm. Very fresh & clean!…

Pop, Fizz, Clink! Hosting Dinner Gatherings🍴🍷

The Table Setup ↠ goal is to create both a useful & beautiful setting ↠ Have a “creative theme” in mind, have direction, and follow it. Will your setup be elegant? Rustic? Bright & fun? A certain color palette? ↠ use symmetry ↠ candles are a must (lights in general💡) ↠ Fill with flowers! 💐…

Sweater Weather: Transitioning from Summer to Fall

Happy Fri-yay! Summer is starting to come to an end, and Fall trends will be here in no time!🎉🍂 Here are some Summer to Fall transition styles you can continue to rock in the summer but also use in the Fall (but of course with more fur, boots, and scarves that is😋) 1. Neutral floral print…