s been a crazy time in the midst of a global pandemic and it has been a time where communities are coming together. I’ve been loving how everyone has been shopping locally and buying from family owned businesses during this time.
They say life flashes in a blink of an eye when you are having fun, or when you have spent the last year running around freaking out about your future. That’s how I’ve felt the last year and a half since I graduated from DePaul University last November. I never expected to miss college asContinue reading “What Your Abuela Didn’t Tell You — Post Grad”
Over MLK weekend, I traveled with ten of my friends to Colorado. This is the second time I’ve been to “Colorful Colorado” in 7 months, both times I’ve been taken away by its beauty. After a quick flight to Denver, we made the three hour drive to Frisco for a weekend in the mountains.
Happy New Year! I can’t believe 2019 is over, but I am so glad that this chapter is finally ending. This year has probably been the hardest year of my life, but with all the discomfort came growth, new sense of adventure, and the best friendships I’ve ever had. Before the year was over, I wanted to share a few important lessons I’ve learned this year.
- Take Care of Your Space
Hey-lo *in your best Tia Concha voice” When I was younger, I used to watch A LOT of beauty vloggers on YouTube. I would spend so much time watching KathleenLights (still one of my favorites, una Cubana QUEEN), BeyondBeautyStar, and Zoella, just to name a few. My favorite videos to watch were Monthly Reviews. NobodyContinue reading “My Current Favorites”
Hola mi gente! It’s been a while since we last heard from each other! How are ya? How’s the family, the job, the animals? Good? Great! I wanted to give you more of an insight into my life. I share a lot on my blog and Instagram, but there is so much you may notContinue reading “12 Fun Facts about Cafecito in Chicago”
Hello! Visiting Denver was on the top of my travel list for 2019. I was so excited when my friend Danielle was down to come with me to the Mile High City. Denver was absolutely beautiful and breathtaking. Literally, the altitude was so high that I couldn’t breathe. What a weekend of old friends, art,Continue reading “Cafecito To Go: Denver, Colorado”
Alohaaaaaa! Back in August, I got a phone call from my grandparents that they wanted to take me to Hawaii as my college graduation trip. A two week vacation in Hawaii? How could I say no to that?! My cousin, Jon, was going to be graduating from the University of Hawaii Manoa so it wasContinue reading “Cafecito To Go: O’ahu, Hawaii”
It currently is 60 degrees in Chicago, so basically summer is here. My favorite thing to do over the summer is travel—I am either looking forward to going back to Miami to spend time with my family, or eager to go someplace new. Traveling in comfort is a priority for me, and in the lastContinue reading “My Travel Essentials”
The name for my blog Cafecito in Chicago is inspired by my Cuban culture. If you’ve been following for a while, you already know I throw words out like cafecito, croquettas, and pilas without any context behind it. Today I wanted to open the door and let you into my Cuban home.