How to Make Coquito - Spanish Egg Nog

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

eggnog egg nog

Coquito is a Spanish version of the traditional Egg Nog.. very popular in Latin households. Mostly made during the Holiday's.. this Eggnog is made in many different variations and also has the option of adding rum. 

My Family Recipe:

5 Cinnamon Sticks
10 Whole Cloves
1 Cup of Water
5 Egg Yolks
2 Cans of Evaporated Milk
1 Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 Can of Cream of Coconut
1-2 Cups of Rum (Bacardi)
Empty and Clean Liquor Bottles

In a pot, boil one cup of water with 5 cinnamon sticks and 10 cloves. Drain, let cool and set liquid aside. (Keep Cinnamon sticks for later use)

Crack 5 eggs in a bowl, then add to blender along with sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, cream of coconut, rum, and cinnamon and clove water. Blend. 

Feel free to add less rum or more rum.. it's your preference.

Use a funnel to pour the coquito into a clean liquor bottle. I actually use the cinnamon sticks I boiled earlier and add them to the bottle to add more flavor but that is completely optional. 

Put in the fridge for a few hours and enjoy!

In the video I accidentally used whole eggs instead of egg yolks. It still came out just as good :)

Holiday Gift Guide For Women!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Holiday gift ideas for your favorite lady..

Pajamas and Lingerie

Pajamas -  $49.50

Slippers - - $25

Pamper Her with Lush Cosmetics

Lush makes homemade bath bombs, face masks, vegan soaps, shampoos, and lip balms. Perfect for those who love to pamper themselves and wind down with a nice warm bath after work. Check out LUSH Cosmetics here.

Give Her a Glow - Million Dollar Tan

Instead of a tanning membership, go the "natural" route and buy her a high quality self tanner from Million Dollar Tan. Click here to visit Million Dollar Tan


Who doesn't love perfume? Bright Crystal and Black Orchid are my personal favs. Shop Perfumes at or

True Religion Jeans

Spoil your favorite girl with a pair of  True Religion Jeans

Makeup Palettes - For the Beauty Lovers

Any girl that's into make up know's all about these beauty's. Naked 3 is the newest to come out! To see my post on the Naked 3 click here.

Urban Decay Naked 3
Lorac Pro Palette

 To take away all the make up, get a Clarisonic Mia 2. This soft brush takes away all the impurities from pores, cleaning your face better than the average face wash. 

All of these products can be found at Ulta or Sephora, with exception of BH Cosmetics. Check out BH Cosmetics website here.

Holiday Gift Guide for Men - For All Budgets

Friday, November 15, 2013

Buying gifts for our favorite men isn't always easy. If you have no idea what to get your husband/boyfriend, dad, or brother for the holiday's.. here's a few ideas for all budgets $10 and up. 


PlayStation 4
If your guy is into video games, he will greatly appreciate this toy! The PS4 came out this week, get your hands on one if you can and don't forget games..

Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation PRO Device Charger
Mophie's give your devices extra battery for those times there's no outlet available. You can buy a Mophie Juice Pack, which is an external case that charges your phone or you can buy a Mophie Powerstation to plug up devices like an iPad. Great for men that are always on the go and traveling.. or just addicted to twitter like mine. 

Bose® SoundLink® Bluetooth Mobile Speaker
We already own one of these in our home and my boyfriend gets more use out of it then I do. He loves it. You connect your iPhone via Bluetooth which is the best part about it. We never liked iHomes due to the fact that you have to leave your phone on the dock.. with this you can still carry your phone around with you and go on Instagram, Twitter.. whatever you do and still listen to music. The sound quality is GREAT. You wouldn't expect so much power to come from such a little box. Great purchase!

Beats Tour In-Ear Headphone (Black)

If your man loves music, he can appreciate these! Beats have such an amazing sound quality. For those men who love to listen to music while their in the gym, I suggest Powerbeats.


Beanie -$22
Obey Gloves/Mittens- $29.95 (Currently On Sale)



Nike+ FuelBand Se SportBand - $200
This water resistant bands tracks how much, how often, and how intensely you move. If your man is into being active or would like to be more active, this could be your gift. Set a NikeFuel goal for how active you would like to be and track your progress on NikeFuels free app.

For those who like to eat healthy and make their own shakes and smoothies!


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

UPDATE - 12/6/13
SHE'S HERE!!!!!! The Naked 3 is now available on SEPHORA.COM, ULTA.COM, and BEAUTY.COM.

Naked 3 announced this morning that the Naked 3 is here! You can purchase it at, not yet available at Ulta or Sephora.

Urban Decay posted a preview on Instagram yesterday of the new Naked 3. No word on exactly when it's going to be released but we did get to see what colors will be in the new Naked 3. Every beauty blogger has at least one of the two current Naked palettes, they are definitely a staple. I love neutral eyeshadows but I never thought it was necessary to buy both Naked 1 and Naked 2. They're both very similar with repeating shades. What's makes the Naked 3 different?

According to Urban Decay's website, the new Naked 3 contains Rose-Hued neutrals. Rose gold colors are a big trend right now.. Rose Gold iPhone, Rose Gold Michael Kors Watches, and now a "Rose" Naked palette.. You see?

Lucky beauty blogger.. Natacha Birds posted a preview of the actual palette.

photo credit: Natacha Birds

New colors or old colors different names? I'll have to see for myself…

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