I’m Jessica, a wearer of many hats who is lucky enough to call Long Island, NY home. I am a devoted wife, avid animal lover, and all around goofball. I love the beach, music, cooking, and anything pink, and I am obsessed with traveling as much as I possibly can! Welcome to my online time capsule, I am so glad you are here :)  read more...

Category Archives: life

Patriotic Food Ideas

Patriotic Food Ideas

Warm weather is synonymous with patriotic holidays for me… Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day here in the states is, in my opinion, the most relaxing way to celebrate with family and friends. This patriotic collection* has the absolute best recipes perfect for any patriotic holiday! #Patriotic party food ideas to impress your guests! ClickContinue Reading

We’ve Been Nominated!!

We’ve Been Nominated!!

My photography company Dulce Photography & Design has been nominated for the Best of Long Island awards!! This is huge for my business partner Natalie and I as we have only been in business since January of this year! Isn’t that cool? Needless to say, we are insanely excited and need help getting to #1! VotingContinue Reading

Hyperemesis gravidarum: it sucks.

Hyperemesis gravidarum: it sucks.

A big announcement came from the Royal family yesterday: the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are expecting baby #2! Kate is about 2 months along, and the parents couldn’t be happier! Usually this sort of news would not be made public before the three month preggo mark, but for the second time Kate isContinue Reading

Blogger Crush: TheLondoner.me

Blogger Crush: TheLondoner.me

my little blogger crush all started back when this blog came to fruition…for days i was researching “blogs” and “how to start a blog” soaking up tons of information. among the many things i saw was “you have to purchase a url, you must think of a clever name, you need a niche!”. i hadContinue Reading

The Cranky Dieter

The Cranky Dieter

today starts a very dreaded, but very needed, diet for me. i’ve never really been a person that lives healthy, but getting older and wanting to start a family forces me to want to change. not only do i hate to diet, i also despise exercise. not a great combo for someone who loves everythingContinue Reading

Family is everything…

Family is everything…

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything!” i love this quote, and it fit perfectly with the beautiful family my partner and I shot this past weekend! we had such a great time at the beach with Tara, Grayson, and Giada! have you ever had a professional photoshoot with you and your family? did youContinue Reading

Musical Mondays: Jason Mraz

Musical Mondays: Jason Mraz

if you are a fan of jason mraz like me {hugeeeeeeeee fan, HUGE!}, you can agree that he is undeniably one of the most talented, uplifting, and positive singer-song writers out there! from soulful ballads and motivating lyrics to scatting and rapping, it’s difficult to place jason mraz in a specific genre…this man can do it all!Continue Reading

Engagement Shoot with Jesse & April

Engagement Shoot with Jesse & April

capturing the love between two people during an engagement shoot is really something to see… but when it’s your close friends it’s even more special! jesse is marrying his soulmate april next summer in aruba and we {my husband and i} are in the wedding! can not tell you how excited i was when these twoContinue Reading

Jealous much?!

Jealous much?!

being jealous is not something that i am used to. my parents raised me to appreciate myself and what i have in life. my husband has always made me feel so special and jealousy is never really an issue…much (don’t forget i am a spanish woman!). so whyyyyyy do i break out in tears everyContinue Reading

Musical Mondays: Lenka

Musical Mondays: Lenka

the first time my ears were blessed to hear a Lenka tune was during an Old Navy commercial around 2008. i immediately knew i had to find out who this eccentric pop singer was…and i am so glad i did because she has been one of my favorite artists ever since!! the super bubbly AustralianContinue Reading