Lifestyle

TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE IN 2017 – NEW YEAR HEALTHIER YOU

Ladies are you ready to make 2017 your healthiest, most fit year yet? I sure have this very high on my wish list for the year, and of course immediately took action to turn the wish into an actionable plan. You may remember that I’ve briefly talked about this in a recent fitness update. As you may know, I’ve always […] Read more…

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFTS FOR HER 2017

It’s that time of the year ladies. Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and you know I have a tradition of putting together Gift Guides with my best picks which I secretly hope would serve as inspiration for my husband haha. He receives new post notices in his inbox being a subscriber to TheBoxQueen however […] Read more…

GOLDEN TOTE ACTIVEWEAR & LOUNGEWEAR AND FITNESS UPDATE

One thing that is always on my mind when a new year approaches is my goals for that year. I prefer to call them goals instead of resolutions as the latter for some reason puts more pressure on me while the former inspires and motivates me. The power of words I guess. Today I’ll talk […] Read more…

8 NEW YEAR’S EVE OUTFIT IDEAS & SIO BEAUTY

How was your holiday week lovelies? I had a great time with family & friends, and right now I am trying to fit in fun outings with the kids who are still on winter break. Today for instance, we went to see Sing. (totally recommend it for adults and little ones- such an adorable story […] Read more…

WINTER WHITE COLD SHOULDER SWEATER & A VISIT TO SANTA HQ

One of the most magical parts of holidays for me is seeing it through my kids eyes. Experiencing holiday traditions with them, and making memories make December extra special. Attending holiday events, watching festive movies, and getting together with friends are especially important for us because our parents & extended families live far away. We […] Read more…

3 Ways To Enhance Your Personal Beauty From The Inside Out

We talk about new trends, how to put together outfits, current beauty & skincare products frequently here on TheBoxQueen. Hopefully, throughout the years, I’ve been able to reflect with my words & tone here that I truly believe we are all beautiful in our own ways and that we can be our best selves at […] Read more…

Sparkly Gold Holiday Dress Outfit & My Fine Jewelry Wish List

Holiday parties are in full swing around here ladies, and I’ve been putting together many outfits for various events. I am also trying to choose what to wear for New Years. (for which the below dress is a big contender) From the reactions, question + comments I’ve been seeing from you on TheBoxQueen social media, I know […] Read more…

BEST STOCKING STUFFERS UNDER $25 & A BIG HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY

With under 25 days until the end of year, and holiday parties and events having started, I found myself purchasing stocking stuffers very frequently this past week. For me, the best type of stocking stuffers are those that are high quality, usable, and of course it wouldn’t hurt if they are pretty too. Today, my best […] Read more…

5 TIPS FOR EATING HEALTHY WHEN YOU ARE BUSY

As much as I can, I feed my family delicious, healthy meals at home during the week. Not only do we not have time to eat outside when the kids go from school to sports and activities (and me with them of course) but I also firmly believe in giving my kids fresh, yummy, and […] Read more…

BEST BLACK FRIDAY SUBSCRIPTION BOX DEALS + MORE ONLINE SALES

Happy Black Friday Lovelies!!! Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We spent it with the same friends we’ve been celebrating with the past five years. It was once again a lovely day of eating (more like stuffing ourselves really), playing games where I was a team with my husband against our friends with a […] Read more…

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR HIM UNDER $100

When I started 2016’s Holiday Gift Guide Series with Gifts For Her Under $50, I asked on TheBoxQueen social channels which gift guide you ladies would like to see next? The response I got and the messages I received surprisingly all pointed to a Gift Guide For Men. (Here is Gift Guide For Men 2015 […] Read more…

3 WAYS TO ENCOURAGE PLAYTIME DURING THE BUSY SCHOOL YEAR

I write about my interests frequently here on TheBoxQueen like my love for style, expressing myself through fashion, beauty products, and fitness. I think during my daily life I wear many hats, but one of the most important of them all is undoubtedly being a mom. It helps define my decisions, how I view the […] Read more…

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR HER UNDER $50

One of my favorite times of the year is right around the corner; the holidays! How can you not love the holiday season? It means spending time with family & friends, gorgeously decorated trees, and sparkling lights, gingerbread cookies, and chestnut & eggnog lattes and of course beautifully packaged gifts carefully chosen for people we […] Read more…

BELL SLEEVE RUFFLE NECK SWEATER & JACQUARD A-LINE SKIRT

Ladies how do you start your morning? What is your one must have morning routine that gets you ready for the day and keeps you going despite the busy schedules, and to do lists? I always say; for me, after a good breakfast, that one thing is my habit of drinking tea & coffee. I’ll […] Read more…

GLOSSYBOX SEPTEMBER FASHION BOX REVIEW & PROMO

The September Glossybox Fashion Box is simply stunning. This edition was a collaboration between illustrator António Soares (an artist and fashion illustrator that creates vibrant details Read more…

TWO SIMPLE EVERYDAY HAIRSTYLES

Do you ever wake up, and while getting ready to face the days responsibilities, feel like you can’t bother to style your hair? By now, you ladies know that I love curling & straightening my hair and fancying it up. Quite honestly though, some mornings I feel like I just want to put it in […] Read more…

COLD SHOULDER TUNIC & NEW HAIR COLOR FOR FALL

This post was developed in partnership with Clairol Nice’n Easy, as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. The official first day of fall already kicked in, and like clockwork the weather in the NW became foggy, rainy, and chilly. (although the weather report says we may have a couple really warm days ahead) […] Read more…

QUICK AFTER SCHOOL SNACKS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NestleSchoolDays #CollectiveBias Since I came back from my summer vacation, I slowly started to feel the rush of Back to School. Literally two days after we arrived, we restarted the kids activities & sports, I set out to […] Read more…

MINI BODEN BACK TO SCHOOL FASHION

This post was sponsored by Boden as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. If there’s one kind of shopping I like more than shopping for myself :-), it surely is shopping for my kids. There is something especially irresistible in searching my favorite online stores, […] Read more…

BEACH VACATION STYLE PART 2

Hello Lovelies!! Hope you are having a beautiful new week. This past one has been so amazing for me. I got to see many of my oldest friends; from college, high school & even from early childhood years. It was such a fun time to get together with old friends, and realize you just pick […] Read more…

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