September 19, 2019

Things To Do Before Summer Ends

There's only a few days left until Summer officially ends (September 23rd).

It's always bitter sweet when we reach this time of year. Letting go of the warmer days and welcoming cooler weather. Over the Summer my family visited so many cool places, I couldn't keep it all to myself. These are the best places to visit before Summer ends.

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September 6, 2019

How to Layer This Fall with Adidas

“I partnered with Adidas to produce this post. As always all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands and collaborations that make NY Trendy Moms possible!

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Hello my beautiful Trendsters!
Today's post is all about layering for Fall (one of my favorite Seasons and the reason why I love the Season so much). I'm styling this look highlighting a few of my favorite Adidas pieces.


August 31, 2019

Nursing Must-Haves

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In celebration of August being National Breastfeeding Awareness Month I’ve partnered with Walmart and Rewardstyle to bring you my breastfeeding journey and share products I highly recommend for nursing moms. Walmart will be supporting this national event with deals on breast feeding and feeding items.

You would think that by now, as a mom of three, I would be an expert on all things baby. To your surprise (and mine) It’s been an interesting journey this time around.  Starting over after 8 years felt like I was experiencing it for the very first time. 

When I gave birth to my first and second daughter I wasn’t able to nurse. My body didn’t produce any milk. I tried for weeks and nothing.. so after a while I gave up. One thing I knew for sure was that if/when I got pregnant again I was going to be prepared with all the things that would potentially help me produce milk. Below are some which I found made a world of a difference. 

August 21, 2019

Navigating Motherhood



From introducing solid foods to speaking two languages - I'm giving a glimpse into my daily life with my growing 1 year old son James.

This video was produced by Romper and Target.

August 19, 2019

Fitness Must-Have's

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Ever since getting back to the gym I have realized how much more energy I have and how much more I enjoy life, living and helping others do the same. For a second (and by second I mean months) I forgot the real connection I have with you guys. The fact that many of you out there come here to my blog to learn new things, to escape from your crazy lives or just to be plain nosy haha. Either way, you guys are here and I thank you for that.

It took awhile for me to get where I am today and I'm actually happy it did. It gave me enough time to fully heal from my third cesarian and time to enjoy a whole year with my boy, baby James. That time of me being at home ALL THE TIME was one I will never forget. I got to learn so much about my baby. Things that I know have I not been there with him to experience it, I wouldn't have known. & this is why, ladies and germs* I always say "everything happens for a reason".

It's almost like I got my mojo back. 

In todays post (warning* might be a lengthy one) I will be sharing some pro's and con's of getting back into the gym flow and some of my current favorite fitness related things.

August 4, 2019

Sunday Brunch at Marché Maman

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As I sit down in this local cafe on a beautiful Sunday morning, dipping my chocolate croissant in my velvety cappuccino.. I think of a time when we all visited Maman in Greenpoint a few months back.

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Mientras me siento en este cafe local este hermoso domingo por la mañana, mojando mi croissant en mi capuchino. Pensé en aquel momento donde todos visitamos a Maman en Greenpoint unos meses atrás.

July 28, 2019

Summer Getaway!


Here's a video from our recent stay at Blind Buck Valley Farmstead. You can read my previous post for more information here.

If you want to book this place be sure to mention NY Trendy Moms to receive a discount on your stay. 

July 27, 2019

Best Hair Replacement in New York City


Here's something Moe (my husband) has been contemplating on doing for years now.

Yesterday, he finally did it!

He visited Johnny and Vincent at the Fodera Salon in the St. Regis Hotel to get a hair replacement. & Oh my flipping God.. the results were unreal! See before and after below.

The reason I chose to share this was because in the past I've received messages requesting to do more men related stories. Hope you like this one :)

July 8, 2019

Must-Have Dresses For Summer

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Now, this is my type of weather!
Not too hot but warm enough to wear a pretty little dress.

I don't know if it's only me but every time I leave my house without a jacket I regret it instantly. I've now made it a requirement to leave my house with a sweater or jacket even if I don't end up using it.

Take yesterday's situation for instance, I was out for a stroll and decided to
stop by the mall. This was clearly a very bad idea since I had on a little sleeveless dress an didn't bring a sweater. Ugh!! There's nothing worst than being uncomfortably cold and two hours later, have a random cough and stuffy nose.

Now, I'm always prepared with my sweater/jacket in hand.
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Ahora, este es mi tipo de clima!
No demasiado caliente pero lo suficientemente caliente como para llevar un bonito vestido.

No sé si solo soy yo, pero cada vez que salgo de mi casa sin una chaqueta, me arrepiento al instante. Ahora he hecho un requisito para salir de mi casa con un suéter o una chaqueta, aunque no termine  usándolo.

Tomemos como ejemplo la situación de ayer, salí a pasear y decidí parar en el centro comercial. Esto fue claramente una muy mala idea, ya que me había puesto un vestido sin mangas y no había traído un suéter. Ugh !! No hay nada peor que estar incómodamente fría y dos horas después, tener una tos y los moscos corriendo de la nariz.

Ahora, siempre estoy preparada con mi suéter / chaqueta en la mano.

June 18, 2019

Staying At A Farmhouse | Blind Buck Valley Farmstead

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I remember starting my blog in December 2011 and wanting to write about everything! I wrote about my weekly meals, random facts about me, weekend getaways, I highlighted my favorite places around the city, new makeup finds and so much more. I was a little more excited about things as anything ‘new’ usually is. As the years went by and companies started reaching out and wanting to work with me I noticed I started prioritizing those campaigns more than my non-paid ones. Believe me, it pains me to admit it but it’s true. & it’s not only me. I see it happening everywhere.. on blogs, on youtube and on instagram. As annoying as it seems, I wish more people understood that this is my full time gig. This is my actual job.. You know, how I pay bills and stuff. So in a way, I do have to prioritize paid opportunities. Y'all get me right!?

Now, that James is a little older (he’ll be one next week!) I have a little more time to write on the blog, pick up my old hobby of taking photos/ filming videos and simply sharing more of my families every day life. So If you had been wishing for more travel adventours I have great news! Today’s post is not a paid one.. but I did team up with Blind Buck Valley Farmstead to share my experience staying at their property. This was the second time we stayed there.

May 10, 2019

Last Minute Mother's Day Gift Guide

I don't know about you but I strongly believe all mother's should be celebrated every single day not just on Mother's Day. I tell my kids this and they laugh as if I was kidding. But you know what? I now get it. My mom would tell me the same thing when I was younger and I laughed too. 

As kids, we think we know it all. & it's not until we become parents ourselves that we realize "shoot, mom and dad were actually doing a hell of a job". It's only now as a 28 year old woman and mom of three that I realize how much work it is to be a parent. 365 days, 24/7. No days off. It's exhausting!

Looking back I wish I treated mom differently. With more love, compassion and understanding. Moms rule! & I'm not just saying that because Mother's Day is around the corner.. we really rule! 

We are selfless. We are beautiful and perfect. We are warriors. We are the foundation of it all. Without us there would be nothing! So remember to take a little time for YOU and for her, we all deserve it. 

In todays blogpost I wanted to share a little Mother's Day gift guide along with some great deals that are happening the next few days.

April 28, 2019

Staying at The Plaza With The House of Creed

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If you follow me on social media than you probably already know that The House Of Creed invited my friend Nadia and I to a staycation at The Plaza Hotel in celebration of Mother's Day.

I know it's hard to believe that I've never visited The Plaza Hotel as I'm a born and raised New Yorker (and the Leather Spa down at the Food Hall doesn't count). It's always been a dream of mine to one day step foot in the place where they filmed my childhood favorite movie, Home Alone 2. 

April 4, 2019

Getting Your Baby To Sleep

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I've been feeling like a zombie lately... surprise, surprise.

James sleeping schedule is all out of wack once again. 
And it's all because he's teething.
At the moment I can spot two little teeth right on the bottom of his mouth. You can probably also see it in the photo above. As cute as he looks with them, I hate seeing him in so much pain especially at night.

April 1, 2019

Healthy Spring Break Tips

This post is sponsored by Adidas. All opinions are my own.

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It’s safe to come out of hibernation people. The sun is finally out and Spring is actually here. This time, it’s for real. I mean, this Winter just kept dragging and dragging. Am I right? Thankfully, those days are behind us now. Let’s move on and pretend we weren’t stressing over the cold.

It’s that time of year where the flowers start to bloom, our moods get a little better and we start planning some getaways. It’s been a while since I took a trip somewhere warm or anywhere at all. I know all you moms understand what it’s like having a new baby (not so new anymore, he’s 9 months). Truthfully, I had forgotten how much energy and time it takes to prepare all their stuff. Whether it’s to get them ready for a bath, nap, feeding, diaper change.. It’s a lot. By the time that’s all done, I have zero energy to get ready myself. I will say, things are getting much better every single day (thank goodness). For instance, last week I spent a day gardening and he was playing with his older sisters the entire time and that never happens. I can’t deny he’s a mama’s boy. Yet, now he’s a little more independant, plays with his toys and wants to eat on his own. In other words, I don’t have any excuses not to get ready and plan family trips.

& speaking of; I’m excited to be taking a fun trip with my whole family (and by whole family I mean EVERYONE! Dad, cousins, aunts etc) very soon. We all need a break from our daily hustle and bustle. I’m so glad to have booked something fun for all of us to get together and create memories. Will share details in weeks to come.


March 7, 2019

FAQ About Baby James

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I was very hesitant to write this post because of all the potential negativity I would get from internet trolls. Saying I’m no doctor, I shouldn’t be suggesting things to people because I’m no expert, ect. & then I thought, what’s the point of having a blog then?

I’m here to share my experience with my eight month old baby boy. No, I’m no expert but I do have previous experience as he’s my third child. So, to you trolls I say, bye Felicia! I always wanted to say that lol

Since many questions have been making there ways into my dm’s and I’ve been holding off on answering each one individually because a lot of the questions were repetitive and it’s best to find all answers in one place.

The first question says:

March 4, 2019

Casual Vibes

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coat: Anthropology (sold out)  |  bodysuit: Felina  |  jeans: NYDJ  |  sneakers: Adidas  |  bag: Chanel |  sunglasses: H&M  |  watch: Anne Klein

What a great Monday ladies!
Today, I'm casualing it out the door. 
Ready to take on whatever life throws at me (even snow).

Can we quickly address this bipolar New York weather?
& to think Spring is supposed to start in a few days and it's 30 degrees and snowing outside right now.
I can't even deal!

In the meantime, I'll be here rocking my favorite Felina bodysuit and NYDJ jeans while strolling down these NY streets.. in snow boots not sneakers.

This Felina Body Zone Ribbed Knit Henley Bodysuit is now $19 from $38. It's also available in grey.



Here are two of my other favorite bodysuits. Felina carries so many other ones. I love how these are simple and so versatile. They can be worn during the day with a classic blazer and jeans and worn at night with a pattern skirt and heels/booties. 

You can take 15% off your order just by entering Johnnybell15 at checkout.

Click here to see more bodysuit styles.

February 28, 2019

New This Week In: Sephora

So here I am bringing you a new weekly series I like to call 'New This Week In'.
I thought this would be a great way to help you find new products that just arrived at your favorite stores, websites, etc. You know, making your life a little easier.

Today I'm sharing items that caught my attention in Sephora, a place I know too well. & speaking of, I applied to be in the Sephora Squad. If I am accepted I will be able to bring you more product reviews, share new unreleased products, host more giveaways and so much more. This will be a year long contract with Sephora (OMG). I'm crossing my fingers and hope that I do make it. This will be a life changing opportunity. If you would like to help a girl out, leave a testimonial about me on this link here. I love you guys! Your support means the world.

Ok, back to these new product.

We all know Fenty Beauty has some amazing products and one of my favorites is the matte finish lip paint in the color Uncensored. & now there's a new shade in town. A bright vivid pink called Unlocked. It's beautiful and perfect for Spring. $24

When I think about eyeshadow palettes I think about the real og Urban Decay Naked Palette. Since it's been discontinued they came out with a brand new one called Naked Reloaded. The palette includes 12 new shades. 6 mattes, 3 metallic, 2 micro-shimmer and 1 3D sparkle. 

There's been so much talk about the new Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer. Now there's a new color available for a limited time. It's the 23.75 in Karart Gold. It's blue, bold and beautiful.

TODAY"S DEAL
Urban Decay Vice lipstick are currently 50% off so grab them while you can.
My favorites are Fuel and Stark Naked.




If you have any favorite stores or websites in mind for this series please comment below.

February 11, 2019

Sporty Chic

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sweatshirt: Adidas  |  pants: Adidas  |  sneakers: Adidas  |  sunglasses: H & M

Happy Monday my beautiful babes!
Last night was the Grammys and I unfortunately wasn't able to watch it as I spent my Sunday visiting my mom and sister. Today I woke up to so many tweets congratulating the winners and I instantly got FOMO. The award seemed amazing! Did you guys watch it?
 I'll have to watch the performances on YouTube later today. 

Have you guys noticed that rolling around in sneakers is my new favorite thang! & can you blame me? Having to push a stroller and countless grocery bags around the city isn't easy. If you live in New York or have ever visited you know everyone is always in a rush. So yes, often times I 'sneaker it out' in order to arrive at events on time and right before arriving I switch into my high heels. 
Don't tell me you've never done this!?

My choice in sneakers is always a comfortable neutral shade that can simply look great with absolutely anything. Like these Adidas Cloudfoam QT Racer sneakers. I bought them in white but they also come in ice purple. Not only is the comfort level on point but it also grips onto my foot and it feels as if I'm walking on clouds. Oh and before I forget.. the purple ones are 25% off right now.

January 22, 2019

How To Organize Your Spices

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Ever since I could remember I've always loved organization; especially in my kitchen since it's where I spend most of my day. Four years ago I came up with a way of organizing my spices that truly makes me happy every time I pass by them. I wanted to create a sleek, colorful and accessible spice display and till this day it is one of the things I haven't changed in my home (even after moving). & I'm known for changing things up quite often.

For weeks now I've been hearing a buzz about 'Tidying Up With Marie Kondo' on Netflix so I decided to see what it was all about. Honestly, I didn't like it. I thought her 'method' was simply common sense. I've been folding and organizing this way for over 10 years.

What I could say is that after watching two episodes it inspired me to share this post. So, thank you Marie.

January 14, 2019

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January 9, 2019

Staying Moisturized during Cold Months

This post is sponsored by Neutrogena. All Opinions are my own.

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In our family it’s really hard finding time to wind down. Since we’re all busy throughout the week with school and work that leaves us with only the weekends to fully bond. & believe me there’s no one that looks forward to this most than my husband, Moe. With 3 girls in the house you know he’s learned all about the importance of cleansing and moisturizing his face. If he’s ever in doubt Hazel always comes to the rescue lending a helping hand in his routine.