Old to new

Happy Monday! For those of you that don’t know I am a realtor in Corpus Christi, Texas. Besides my love of fashion I also love real estate. That is why I spend a lot of time trying to find people their dream homes, investment properties and as well as flipping them. I have had my real estate license for 4 years now and currently working on becoming a broker. I knew exactly what I wanted to do when I was in high school, in fact I worked for realtors then too. It has always been a passion for me and I am making those dreams come true.  

Remodeling a home is very rewarding when you see a home go from old to new. To give something old new life makes it all worth the hard work in the end. 

Our inspiration: We wanted a chic modern feel. The dark beams were perfect for the contrast with the creams and grey. We took out walls to open it up as well as put a half bath since the master bath was the only one located downstairs. 

When we get done its like a brand new home!

LIVING ROOM

Kitchen

Dining Room

We have more coming and this one is FOR SALE!!! CLICK HERE

For all you Coastal Bend residents if you know someone that needs to buy or sell have them contact me at 361-701-3896!

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Its in the Gel!

Happy Wednesday! I worked with @Neutrogena to bring you this post and I am beyond thrilled with the results I got for my skin. I received 1 Radiance Boost Brightening 100% Hydrogel,1 Neutrogena® Hydro Boost Hydrating 100% Hydrogel Mask OR Deep Clean® Purifying 100% Hydrogel Mask and 1 Neutrogena® Hydro Boost Hydrating Overnight Gel Mask OR Deep Clean® Purifying Wash-Off Clay Mask.

Since I have moderate dry skin and moisturizer is a must have in my daily routine I went with the Hydro Boost face mask to test. The application was easy and stayed in place. I left it on for 15 minutes and my face felt beyond moisturized and bright. From start to finish it was an easy process and made such a difference for my skin. I even woke up the next day and noticed my face had a glow. I was very pleased with the product and can’t wait to continue using this amazing product.

I highly recommend trying at least one of these face masks as Im sure it won’t disappoint!

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Wooden Watch: A Unique Valentine’s Gift

Happy new year! This is my first post for the new year and have so many exciting things coming for you. My first big announcement for the year is I have teamed up with Jord Watches. I am so excited because Jewelry is my thing and their products are so timeless and gorgeous. I love anything that is unique, statemental, and fun. Jord really has all of that and more!

To say I love jewelry is an understatement, I am a sucker for statement and unique pieces and Jord watches is just that. The gorgeous watches they have are truly ones like no others. I picked the Frankie series with Zebra & Champagne. You can wear it daily and goes with everything.

Valentines day is already upon us! And what better way then to spoil your loved one with an amazing gift? Here is your chance! You think about what to get your loved one that is well thought out and makes the other one (wife, husband, parents, bf, gf etc.) feel the love. I truly believe this is PERFECT! It truly is a perfect gift for just about anyone. With 12 styles to choose from and the engraving feature to add even more love to your gift. Its just meaningful, unique and even the packaging it comes in is so lovely and amazing quality.

What better way to get to start valentines shopping and searching for the perfect gift for your loved ones then winning a GIVEAWAY!  To enter the giveaway please CLICK HERE!

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Red Coat & Snow

Happy Sunday! I am so beyond grateful and blessed that south Texas had snow come this year! This is so rare and it was truly a Christmas miracle. Before the snow melted I got a picture in my fav red coat that I get compliments everytime I wear. I could not find the exact coat but I found similar ones that I love just as much.

Here you can shop this look! As always thank for stopping by!


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Christmas Tree Decorations

It’s that time of year again for Christmas trees, stockings, presents, mistletoes and good times with family. My favorite holiday is by far Christmas so right after Thanksgiving, I start putting up my Christmas decorations so I can enjoy them longer.  The lights, the reason for the season and all the merry! I wanted to share with yall my decorations that I use to make my tree so festive!

Here is a glimpse of my Christmas decor this year:) I am very into red, green and champagne colors for my decor. The green & red make it very traditional while the champagne gives it a sparkly, classy, chic look:)


I hope yall enjoyed a little look at my Christmas decor! So for most of my tree decor, I purchased them at Hobby Lobby. They have a lot of sales most of the time so be sure to check them out. Then most of my other decor I have stocked up over the years. But below shop a couple of my fav items for Christmas decorations. As always thanks for stopping by and looking forward to what you think:)

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Off White Sweater with a Pop of Color

Happy Wednesday! I am still in shock that Thanksgiving is tomorrow because this year is flown by! Tomorrow I will be spending it with my family here in Texas and enjoying all the yummy food. I am so thankful for so much in my life and so grateful to be able to celebrate. What are your plans for this Thanksgiving? 

So, this outfit is more simple but with the pop of color just makes me love it anymore. You can never go wrong with a great off-white sweater. In my opinion, it is so classy and can be dressed up or down. I really like it paired with ripped jeans because it gives that edgy classy look. I paired it with a soft pattern pair of pumps and this bright Gianni Bini clutch! This bag really pulls this whole outfit together. This would be perfect for a Thanksgiving outfit because it is comfy but looks fabulous!

I hope yall enjoyed my look! As always thanks for stopping by and if you like this look, shop below. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Talk to yall soon:)

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Velvet jumpsuit

Happy Monday,  I hope y’all had a wonderful weekend! With velvet being in this season  I feel I have to have everything in velvet. So I found this amazing jumpsuit and fell in love. This time of year everyone is looking for a great holiday party outfit and this is perfect! This jumpsuit is striking, comfortable and all around an elegant look. I really love the pearls with this for a party and a statement clutch. It really pulls the whole outfit together.

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Cranberry & Leopard

Happy Thursday! I am so happy it almost the weekend again. I am ready for a friends wedding and relaxing the rest of the time (which most likely will not happen lol). I still can’t believe next week is Thanksgiving, this year will be over in a blink of an eye!

I wanted to share this super cute outfit that really tells a lot about me this season. As I am sure most of you can tell by previous posts, that cranberry is by far my favorite color this season. I think I tend to lean more on the red tones ( I think because of my hair color).  I love how this look has a couple statement details that mesh very well together for this fall season. You can really dress it up or down but overall very comfortable. Let me know what you think of this look and as always thank you for stopping by.

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Little Texas getaway

Looking for a weekend Texas getaway for any season of the year? This little town has so much to offer from wine tasting, shopping, floating the river, the famous Gruene Hall, Schlitterbahn waterpark and much more! I have visited many times and it never gets old. The summer we really enjoy floating the river, going to concerts, and did I mention there is a gorgeous lake nearby too?? It’s a great family friendly town that really has a bit for everyone. For the fall and winter months, I really enjoy the wine tasting and shopping. They tend to have more festivals this time of year so everyone walks around Gruene and enjoys the weather. The leaves are changing, the air is cooler and the food is always more comforting.

 So my first getaway experience for yall is… drum roll please…….ISSSSSSSSS

NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS!!!

It’s a cute German town that offers a place to relax, shop, drink some wine and try great food. This is our go-to place! It’s not far from Corpus and plus the outlet mall is close to there too. So already a perfect reason to go!!!

We stayed at a house that is walking distance to downtown New Braunfels called Mellow Yellow. It was soooo cute! It has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a great entertaining area and big backyard. I would for sure go back! Now take a look Inside:)

The house was amazing but the wine was even better! We went to Gruene and did a wine tasting at The Grapevine in Gruene. I think I may have found my new favorite wine. Its called Wedding Oak and it was delicious, so now I want to try them all. The names of all their wines are beyond cute because they go with the wedding theme. I think I enjoy it 10x more since I am currently planning a wedding.

New Braunfels is just a perfect little getaway! If you have visited or plan to visit let me know. I love feedback:)

Also, the dress is from Jewels. Seriously, so perfect for a wedding or a nice dinner and it is super comfortable yet form-fitting plus less than $100! My handbag is Chanel and I have not found a recent design that is similar. But I am always looking and when I find it I will notify yall. Also, my shoes are Jessica Simpson, I have a couple pairs in the same style just different colors. They go with so many outfits and can be dressed up or down. Did I mentions they are currently on Sale and they come in 3 different colors!!!

I hope yall enjoyed my first Little Texas Getaway. I plan to do more for yall as I travel. I love going new places, trying new food and new experiences. If you have any questions or suggestions on where to travel next contact me at Livingthecreellife@yahoo.com or comment.

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Chex Mix Recipe – Holiday fav!

Happy Halloween! To say this treat is one of my fav treats is an understatement. I tend to only make this around the holidays because it lasts no time. I have grown up having my mom and Mimi make it every Halloween, Thanksgiving and  Christmas. It’s a holiday tradition!

Chex Mix Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex (we love the wheat, so extra goes in)
  • 2 cups of honey nut cheerios ( I like the sweetness)
  • 1 cup mixed nuts (sometimes I like just cashews)
  • 1 cup bite-size pretzels
  • 1 cup of goldfish ( I like the baby ones)
  • 1 cup of buggles (original)
  • and any other ingredients you like that could go with this garlic bread bites, cheez-its and any other goodies you like for this salty treat.
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 4 tablespoons of season all salt
  • 8 tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce ( the seasonings vary depending on how much flavor you like.) I tend to add more after I have made it for the first time)

 

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees
  2. You melt the butter and pour it in the pan.
  3. add the seasoning to the butter then stir.
  4. Once you have all that mixed together gradually pour all your dry ingredients into the pan.
  5. After you have it all stirred put in the oven for an hour and taking it out every 15 min to stir.

 

If you make it let me know what other ingredients you decide to add. I hope yall are enjoyed this and thanks for stopping by:)

 

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