Category: Life

Life related blog posts by A Style Soiree.

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough” — Mae West

Tips For Keeping Love Alive

A Style Soiree

Today is my anniversary and I’m feeling inspired. I can’t believe I’ve been married for 3 years…Me! The girl that said would never get married to a human, but rather be “married” to her career and adopt her babies cause I knew I wanted to be a parent one day. How things change. Being married for three years hasn’t been easy, but it has been an amazing experience. I’m no relationship expert, but in celebration of my anniversary, I’m sharing a collection of tips to keeping love alive.

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I’m On YouTube Now!

I'm on YouTube Now

So I’ve been MIA for a few weeks, so what have I been up to? I launched my YouTube channel! This is something I have thought about doing for years, but the perfectionist in me was holding me back. Finally, I decided to take the leap. So far, it has been a pleasure creating, editing and producing content for my channel. But it is no easy job!

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Well.ca Pop-Up Shop

Well.ca Pop-Up Shop Toronto

Did you know that Well.ca has a store in Toronto? The online shop has a physical location at Shops At Don Mills which  opened earlier this summer to the public. This is perfect for those who aren’t sure about online shopping just yet, or for those that want to see the products for themselves before buying some more online. I was invited to the VIP Grand Opening of the shop and had a grand time; it was also my little Zo-Zo’s first media event and she (capital L) Loved it!

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The Internet In A Blog Post: July 2016 Edition

A Style SoireeI run into super fun, funny and creative things online and sometimes I don’t get around to watching a whole YouTube video, or reading a full article. As a mama on the go, sometimes I wish I had a go-to spot where I could quickly look through interesting and informational items for the week, or the month, without having to browse absolutely everything. This is how I came up with “The Internet in a Blog Post”. Maybe this can be your go-to source for a quick recap of outstanding items found on the internet that are truly worth a watch or read.

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Guns N Roses: Not In This Lifetime

Guns N Roses Concert

This mama went to see Guns N Roses live for a fabulous date night this past Saturday, July 16th at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. I am not a fan of Guns N Roses and know very little about them, so I have no idea what I was going to do at the concert. I got the tickets for my husband, who is a HUGE fan, for Father’s Day and thought it would be fun to join him. Let’s keep in mind this was a once in a lifetime opportunity as this is likely their very last tour, ever.

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A Poem About Your Lipstick

Yesika Salgado

As you know. I am all about female empowerment and the uplifting of each other as women. Based on this interst and movement, I follow the work of Yesika Salgado, a Los Angeles based Salvardorian poet, who has such a strong way with words. I love most that she writes about Latinindad and female strength. Today, I was catching up on daily updates online and a post from The Huffington Post caught my attention on Facebook. In the Huff Post blog article was Yesika’s latest poem; A Poem About Your Lipstick.

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MAKE UP FOR EVER 5 Camouflage Cream Palette

MAKE UP FOR EVER 5 Camouflage Cream Palette Color Correct & Concealer Review

I discovered this beauty abut two months ago and I needed to have it! The MAKE UP FOR EVER 5 Camouflage Cream Palette is the ideal collection of concealers and colour correctors that are so versatile; and as a result this palette become my go-to for coverage. The best part about this product is that there are 4 different palette to choose from based on your skin tone.

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Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Palette

Becca x Jaclyn Hill

Guess who has the Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Palette? I DO! I DO! I got it in the mail today and I am so incredibly excited to share this with all of you. I am absolutely in love with Becca Cosmetics as their pigments are out of this world, and most importantly compliment with my tanned skin so perfectly. I am literally counting down the days until I can get my hands on the rest of the Becca x Jaclyn Hill Collection. I had high expectations for this palette, based on other Becca Cosmetic products I own, and let’s just say it will be my go-to palette all summer long!

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Sharing My Story On Chatelaine Magazine

Andrea Lazo and Christie Lazo

About two months ago, I noticed a post on Chatelaine Magazine’s Facebook page about a casting call for mothers and daughters as they were looking to examine the unique relationship for a special in their May issue. Little did I know that my email would catch the attention of the team at Chatelaine Magazine and that I would receive a response with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The results? My mom and I are featured and sharing intimate details about our relationship in the May 2016 issue of Chatelaine Magazine!

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