jueves, 28 de julio de 2011


This morning I woke up thinking that I had not explained what I am counting down to, so here it goes: I am *finally moving to Barcelona. I have been waiting for this for the past three years of my life and it is *finally here.

I'll be there learning about International Commerce, Transportation Law and Interior Design for a whole year [at least]. I'm UBER excited about going back to school and, for a change, looking into things I love and chose to study.

Since I understand that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity I am not sad at all about leaving this wonderful life I have at the Dominican Republic and getting my act on elsewhere. Specially if that elsewhere is my beautiful and beloved Barcelona [one of my favorite cities in the world]. Nevertheless, I have made amazing friends in the DR and wish to dedicate special time to each and every one of them before leaving.

Each week I visit a group of friends, a place I truly love and run all those nasty errands that come with moving abroad while managing a very caring and hysterical set of parents. Then, I come on over to Tuesday Brunch and share my week with you.

I am having a wonderful time visiting good friends and saying 'see you later gator' to them and to my family. These 'see you later gator' visits are making me realize how lucky I have been to have met these people and have them in my life.

On this past week, week seven to be exact, we visited some of my boyfriend's friends at their home at La Romana. Amazing hosts for a relaxing weekend; here are some pictures :)

lunes, 18 de julio de 2011

Kyla Roma's Finding Your Voice as a Blogger & Writing Your Best Blog

I'm slightly obsessed with certain blogs [Kyla Roma's being one of my favorite]. I find it beutiful, heartfelt and daring, she writes everything she has on her blog, and this post is one of the best I've read so far.

viernes, 8 de julio de 2011

friday sweets

The Key Lime Pie is one of my favorite desserts. The best thing is that I found a super easy to make it without having to bake and spend two hours in the kitchen. Hope you like it!

1 Pack of Maria cookies
1/2 cup of butter
1 3/4 cups of condensed milk
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tea spoon of vanilla extract


For the crust:
Blend the pack of cookies into a powder. Mix the powder with the butter until it has a light crusty feeling. Then you should take the dough you got and spread it on the bottom of wherever you are going to serve it. Some choose to serve it as a pie, I personally prefer to serve it in individual martini glasses, they look prettier.

For the filling:
Pour the condensed milk, the lime juice and the vanilla extract into your blender. Once it is properly mixed and you can't see the lime juice separating from the other ingredients, pour it on your pie or on your martini glasses.

If you choose to serve on small martini glasses, this recipe serves 10 glasses.


martes, 5 de julio de 2011

Solar Halo around *our sun

The red flag on the beautiful solar spectacle was raised on Twitter: it was an optical phenomenon produced by small ice crystals suspended on the air that create colored arcs on the sky around the sun.
Nothing more, nothing less.

Except this time, this time it was around *our sun.

Frightening for some, breathtaking for others. Wish we could have more of them.