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Upbra

It’s hard being a woman, especially at this day and age. We’re expected to look well put together at all times. Our hair should always be done, makeup on point, outfit looking fly, and so on. Cleavage is no exception! As a woman with natural assets, wearing a bra isn’t an option, it’s a daily requirement. Every woman wants her girls to sit up right, defying gravity and looking perky. Unfortunately, without any enhancements, this is not possible alone.




All bras lift, but very few actually incorporate technology that creates cleavage and keeps it there! Upbra is THAT bra! Each Upbra bra incorporates 122 design elements that come together to provide natural cleavage and comfort. The best part? You can select the amount of cleavage and lift you want everyday.

Before: Wearing my regular everyday bra
After: Wearing my Upbra bra




Here’s how it works:

Active Lift System – This patented, unique system is comprised of two Cleavage Control Straps that are connected to a platform within each bra cup. When you pull on each strap, the platform pushes the breasts together to create cleavage! Next, the Locking System keeps the straps in place! Evenly spaced locking slots at the inside bottom of the Upbra bra allow for you to control the amount of cleavage you desire. The farther the slot, the greater the cleavage!

Heart-Shaped Grips – On the inside of each cup, there are several vinyl hearts specially formulated to keep your breasts lifted and in place all day.

Extended Hook System – Unlike a typical bra with only 3 sets of hooks, the Upbra bra has 4 sets of hooks. The additional hooks are the tightest setting for when you want to wear the bra strapless without having the bra slip down!

Convertible Straps – Straps can be changed around to be worn 32 different ways! You can literally wear this Upbra bra with any outfit.




With all of the added design elements that have gone into making the Upbra bra so unique, how could you not love it? I wore my new red convertible Upbra bra all day and it kept my girls in place with no adjusting needed throughout the day! I love how comfortable it is and of course you know red is my favorite.

Upbra has even provided 10% off code “WB-10P-26” for my readers and followers to use on your next Upbra purchase Upbra.com! Check it out and let me know what you think in the comments below.




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2nd Annual Rock The Guac

It’s back! The founders of the Arizona Taco Festival are partnering with The Camby, a luxury lifestyle urban hotel, to throw an exciting event on National Guacamole Day, September 16th, 2017, called Rock The Guac. This is the second time that this event is taking place. Last years event was amazing, so I can only imagine how much bigger this years will be at The Camby. The event will pit (pun intended!) more than 12 of the Valley’s top chefs against each other in a friendly culinary battle while providing a festive way for guacamole fans to “rock out with their guac out.” This fiesta also marks the final countdown until the Arizona Taco Festival at Salt River Fields on October 14-15, 2017.




Tickets to Rock The Guac cost $40 and come with unlimited guacamole samples, a gourmet taco station provided by The Camby, and two drink tickets good for Casa Noble margaritas and Corona cervezas. The event will also include live lucha libre wrestling, flamenco dancing performances, and DJ. Participating chefs include:

Forest Hamrick- La Hacienda – 2016 Rock The Guac winner
Dushyant Singh- Artizen, Crafted American Kitchen & Bar at The Camby Hotel
Richard Hinojosa- CRUjiente Tacos
Aaron Pool- Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup
Alex Stratta- Match at The FOUND:RE Phoenix
Mel Mecinas- Private Chef
Aaron May- Goodwood Tavern, Malibu Burger Co.
Jennifer Russo- The Market by Jennifer’s
Fidencio Alatriste- Toro Latin Restaurant
Laura Gonzalez- Taqueria Centro
George Alatriste- The Mission
Beau MacMillan- Elements




A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona, a non-profit organization which heals homeless and abused children through artistic expression. All Free Arts programs, delivered by volunteers and artists, serve more than 8,200 children annually through partnerships with 45 social service child welfare agencies at 100-plus sites across Maricopa County. Learn more at www.freeartsaz.org/.

EVENT DETAILS

Date & Time: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 6pm-9pm
Location: The Camby, 2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016
Cost:  $40 entry – online purchase only
Tickets:  http://www.universe.com/rocktheguac & http://www.aztacofestival.com




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Winc Wine

I’ve always been a fan of monthly subscription services. You sign up for a product or category that you love and every month, a box arrives to your doorstep with a new product to try! Genius! Probably the most well-known monthly subscription boxes would have to be for makeup or clothing, but I’ve found one that tops them all: Winc, a personalized wine club and winery offering an online membership experience for monthly wine delivery!

Imagine coming home from a long work week to a box containing 4 different kinds of wine for you to enjoy! No having to stop at the store and stare blankly into the abyss of infinite wine bottles. No settling for the exact same bottle you’ve enjoyed several times before because you’re too afraid to try something new! Problem solved! Winc provides a short survey for you to complete in order to provide you with the 4 best wine selections tailored to your tastes! Whether you prefer only red wine, only white wine, or both red and white, Winc can accommodate your preferences! You can even swap your recommendations for other available bottles of wine! What a great way to expand your wine palette and try new things.




Winc even provides easy ways to earn free bottles of wine when you refer friends or you can earn credit towards wine when you rate 10 bottles of wine! Not completely satisfied with a certain bottle of wine? Winc will replace it! Looking to purchase a case of 12 bottles? You’ll save 10% every time you purchase a case of 12! How can you go wrong with such an easy subscription that any adult would enjoy? You can even send Winc as a gift by choosing from a selection of their carefully curated pairings or send a gift card for the recipient to choose what they want.




I enjoy trying new things and wine is no exception. My favorite part of the Winc subscription is the “Winc Journal” – a monthly guide to having fun with wine – plus customized recipe pairings for the bottles you received! I know I always have a hard time figuring out what food goes with certain types of wine, but Winc makes it so easy!

Interested in trying Winc? Click here to get started and use my code “RubyRed” for $20 off your first months order! Cheers!




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CrystalSmooth

As I get older, I’m becoming more and more concerned with how I care for my skin. I’ll be 29 in less than a month…yikes! Then I’ll be 30…Omg I’m getting so old! As we get older, our skin starts to show our age if we don’t take care of it properly, which brings me to the reason I’m writing this: Microdermabrasion!

What is Microdermabrasion? A facial treatment that uses a wand-like device containing tiny crystals that is gently moved across the skin to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells. This procedure helps your skin look younger but reducing impurities such as age spots, wrinkles, acne scars, and stretch marks. The catch? Each 30-minute Microdermabrasion procedure costs an average of $138! Sheesh!




I’m all about taking care of my skin, but facials and treatments can get pretty expensive. Lucky, I’ve found a less expensive and more frequent solution: CrystalSmooth! This convenient system can be used from the comfort of your own home and costs less than 1 professional Microdermabrasion treatment. The CrystalSmooth handheld device comes with 3 replaceable heads (sensitive, mild and moderate) that are covered with a blend of crystals and mineral powder to remove dead skin cells. The device is Non-motorized, so you control the speed and pressure and you can repeat the treatments once a week!

CrystalSmooth was super easy to use and I love the way my skin feels after I use it! It’s definitely a skin care essential.

Interested in trying CrystalSmooth for yourself? Use my code “RubyRed” at CrystalSmooth.com for 40% off of the CrystalSmooth Starter Kit that includes the CrystalSmooth wand and 3 replacement heads: 1 Sensitive, 1 Mild and 1 Moderate.

Let me know what you think after you use it for the first time in the comments below!




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Grubstak

Calling myself a foodie would be an understatement and there’s nothing more exciting than trying a new local restaurant! I decided to take my excitement and put it into writing by blogging about NEW and LOCAL restaurants around Phoenix that you definitely need to try! First up: Grubstak in Gilbert, AZ. (more…)

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Rust

The color “Rust” covers a wide range of orange, red and brown combinations and has been pretty popular lately. When you take a classic black t-shirt and distress it with bleach, the shirt listens up to a reddish-orange color that we call “Rust.”

Instead of accent spots on bleached t-shirts, Rust has become a color that can stand on it’s own as it is fairly close to the blush cosmetic tones that we see everywhere today.

As you know by now, I’m obsessed with t-shirt dresses and this faded rust colored shirt dress is one of my favs.

Check it out:




Dress from Babes and Felines, Necklace from Princess P Jewelry, Boots from Simmi Shoes







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Issa Belt

Baggy shirts? Boyfriend’s oversized hoodie? No problem! The easiest way to make any loose-fitting pieces look fashionable is to add a corset belt. Sitting at the smallest part of your waist, these corset belts accentuate your curves and can make even the most oversized sweater look just right.

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

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Ahh! Christmas is less than a week away, and if you’re anything like me, you’re nowhere near done buying for all of the special people in your life! So while you’re frantically searching store to store and on numerous sites on the internet, I’ve decided to put a gift list together of my own ranging from small, yet perfect for anyone to outrageously awesome. You know…balance. Have a look:

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Christmas Gifts for the Female Shoe Lover

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To me, shoes always make the perfect gift because I lowkey have a problem and at any point I could name off about 5 styles of shoes that I have my eye on! If you have a woman in your life who shares the same obsession with shoes as I do, then I got you covered when it comes to your Christmas shopping.

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High Heel Shoe Clock

Shoe Clock MainThey say that every woman loves shoes, but my love for shoes runs much deeper than the average. Typically, the average woman might buy a pair of shoes occasionally to go with a new dress or outfit they just bought or for a Birthday or Holiday party. I, on the other hand, consider myself somewhat of a shoe connoisseur, a shoe addict, a sole collector. Shoes are my life. I don’t just own a couple pairs of shoe boxes piled up in the corner of my closet. I have an entire shoe closet, built by my pops, filled with about 200+ shoes and growing by the week!

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