The Grey Swimsuit

Swimsuit/Traje de baño: ASOS Skirt/Falda: Forever 21 (love this mustard maxi!) Shoes/Sandalias: Novus Bag/Cartera: Kate Spade (smaller version here) Sunglasses/Gafas: Ray Ban

¡Hola! It's been quite a long time! As you know I am still on the road to becoming a doctor and medical school requires tremendous dedication. Being a medical student is a full time job. Because of this, I do take time off from posting now and then to focus on that bigger picture in my life. That being said, I hope you also know how much I love this blog. It's more than my hobby, it's an outlet and it's my little corner of the universe where I can share whatever my beating heart desires! Even though I'm not posting, my head is exploding with ideas to share with all of you and I can't wait to work on them! I'm also dying to hear more from you guys! What do you most want to see from me? Medical school updates? Outfit posts? Makeup tutorials? Skin care advice? All of the above? (haha) Let me know below (pretty please with sugar on top)!

These photos are a little dated, I admit. They were taken, I want to say, in mid-February when my husband took me for a much needed weekend getaway to the beach. We stayed at the San Juan Water & Beach Club Hotel for the first time and it was lovely. The staff were very friendly and the room was nice and, most importantly, clean. We had breakfast in the restaurant on the first floor, Zest, and then went up to the rooftop pool to enjoy the view for a while. Then we hit the beach! The hotel offers its guests lounge chairs and umbrellas, kindly set up in any spot you wish by a staff member.

Once I knew my husband had booked us a beach vacation, I ran to to buy a new bathing suit. Hey, I'm sure I'm not the only one who wants to look extra special for romantic getaways! I love ASOS one pieces because 1. they're stylish 2. they make you feel like a movie star and 3. they're cheap! This grey one-piece hit all three checkmarks! 

I also want to note that neither these nor any other photo I post on this blog have been or will be photoshopped/edited in any way to make my body fit any mainstream idea of "the perfect body". More on health and body in another post because I could go on and on and on...

Remember to leave me suggestions for posts in the comment section! 

Con amor, 
María Eugenia

P.S. Even though I haven't been posting here, I've kept the blog's instagram page updated at all times! Check it out and follow!

The Merry Christmas Post

Dress/Traje: BCBG (old) Earrings/Pantallas: Baublebar Bag/Cartera: Zara

¡Hola! A quick outfit post just to wish you all a Merry Christmas! These photos were taken recently at a friends wedding where we found this beautiful setting with perfect lighting. It as a spectacular night, perfect to start off the holidays! I hope you all enjoy your Christmas holidays with those you love. See you next year!
¡Hola! Aquí un corto post para desearles una Feliz Navidad! Estas fotos las tomamos recientemente en una boda de amistades donde encontramos este lugar hermoso con luz natural perfecta. Fue una noche estupenda, ¡ideal para empezar las vacaciones! Espero que todos disfruten de sus vacaciones Navideñas con los que aman. ¡Nos vemos el año que viene!

The Christmas Gift Guides: For Him

¡Hola! Here's the last christmas guide of the season! This one is dedicated to those special men in our lives which are often the hardest ones to gift: 

1. Zara Faux Leather Jacket ($90)- A leather jacket is a must in anyone's closet!
2. Zara T-Shirt ($30)- Always a safe bet to go with a t-shirt featuring a band they love!
3. Ray-Ban 'Classic Wayfarer' Sunglasses ($150)- Classic sunglasses for the classic guy.
4. Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top ($50)- Converse are, in my opinion, another must in a guy's closet! 
5. Crosley Radio 'Cruiser' Turntable ($80)- I gifted my husband this for his last birthday along with some records from his favorite artists. Check out records here.

1. Nike Duffel Bag ($35)- If your guy is a gym rat, he'll love a duffel bag to throw in all his gym necessities! 
2. Tumi 'Alpha Bravo Andrews' Slim Briefcase ($325)- Splurge item! I love this briefcase because it still looks young and modern!
3. Jack Black The Ultimate Shave ($38)- Great kit for the guy with a beard!
4. Zara Velvet Tie ($30)- Velvet is very much on trend right now! Have your guy match your velvet dress with this tie!

1. Deluxe Home Brewing Equipment Starter Kit - Glass Carboys - with Chinook IPA Beer Recipe Kit ($200)- I love that this kit brings everything a guy would need to make his first brew!
2. Jack Black The Power Pack ($49)- Guys don't care about skincare but they should! Help him get started with a kit like this one!
3. Viktor&Rolf Spicebomb Eau de Toilette Duo ($120)- This perfume smells just like the name says: spicy!
4. Fossil Grant Chronograph Watch ($115)- Fossil watches are a good, sensible choice for an everyday watch. You can engrave them for free!
5. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi ($9)- This book written by a neurosurgeon after he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer is sure to catch your guys attention.

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