LAKI Active :

LAKI Active :

When it comes to working out, I’m the type of person that would really love to make time for it, but at times, I find it hard to do so. My weeks are pretty hectic & I basically only “work-out” whenever I walk our little Scooby🐶! When I was younger I considered myself pretty active in that sense, but as the years go by, I’ve found it harder to do so. Ever since Alex & I adopted Scooby, we’ve been making it a habit of taking him out for 3 daily walks, needless to say, these daily walks have definitely been motivating me to be more active, and when that motivation kicked in I found it easier to justify the fact that I absolutely love wearing leggings for pretty much any occasion 😆! (I’m that type of gal that literally has over 20 pair of leggings in her closet, and whenever I find the opportunity to add another pair to my collection, I definitely do so!) Please don’t judge, lol!🙏🏻

So when LAKI Active reached out to me for a potential Collab, you can pretty much imagine how excited I was! LAKI Active is all about creating Premium activewear for modern Athletes. They strive to not only push the limits in creating apparel that not only is aesthetically pleasing, but also feels extraordinarily comfortable, and let me tell you something; those leggings definitely fit like a glove! They are extremely comfortable & form-fitting. In my opinion, they are definitely worth every penny especially since they’re so BUTTERY SOFT!😍

Legacy Leggings – Rouge
LAKI Active

I got their Legacy Leggings – Rouge , which are the perfect blend of softness and compression! They are well known for having an inventory that is true-to-size, and designed with premium high-quality fabrics to be supportive in all the right places! I mean, once you own a pair of Laki leggings, these leggings will definitely become your go-to leggings for any occasion! Plus, they also have a variety of all types of activewear for both men & women. So, if you find something you like on their site, don’t forget to use Code : YESI15 for 15% OFF your LAKI order, enjoy!😘

XOXO, Yesi 🥂

The Buddy Bandana :

The Buddy Bandana :

This one is for all of my Doggy 🐶 Momma’s! How many of you are absolutely obsessed with your four-legged babies & are totally into accessories for them? I’m totally THAT mom🙋🏼‍♀️! I just think it’s so cute having them wear little Bandanas, especially after a well deserved grooming day.

Our little Scooby 🐶 rocking his Avocados 🥑 Bandana from The Buddy Bandana!

If you’re that type of mom, then check out The Buddy Bandana , they’ve got the cutest Bandanas + matching scrunchies for those Momma’s that absolutely love to match with their four-legged babies! The beauty behind this cute brand, is in the fact that they are also helping 1 Bandana at a time. Their mission is to spread awareness and raise money for rescue organizations across the country. Unfortunately, each year approximately 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized, due to overpopulated shelters. The Buddy Bandana prides themselves on donating to NO KILL SHELTERS to support and save animals in need. Every month they have vowed to feature a dog that your donations have helped save. In the month of September they have partnered up with the Animal Hope & Wellness Organization. With the donations of the month of September, they were able to help save Agatha. Agatha was liberated from a slaughterhouse truck that was en route to the Yulin Dog & Cat Meat Festival. Agatha now has a life with her new owner JB filled with lots of love, belly rubs and beach days.

It’s nice being able to shop from a small business that not only has cute & trendy stuff for you & your dogs, but also shop from a business that is also giving back to their community. Which is why I invite you guys to check them out now & if you do end up falling in LOVE 🥰 with a few of their accessories like I did; then feel free to use Code : WOOF for 40% OFF your purchase!

XOXO, Yesi & Scooby🥂

Home Chef :

Home Chef :

As you may all know, I’m totally obsessed with cooking & trying out new recipes that will put me out of my comfort zone. I personally love to eat and it’s nice when you get to be the one behind the magic of prepping a meal. For a while now, many of my insta followers have been asking me to share a few of my recipes + share vlogs on how I prepare my meals. At first I was a bit skeptical, because in all honestly I’m kinda video/camera shy lol! But when Home Chef reached out to me, I thought “hey, maybe I can give this a try & film myself doing it” and I basically got myself out of that zone of being scared of the “what-if’s”!

It’s easy to be scared of trying something new, but you can’t fully judge something if you haven’t given it try. I feel like, we as humans allow ourselves to feel like trying something new isn’t always the right idea, because we’re scared of the feedback we’ll receive from it. And sometimes getting ourselves out of that comfort zone can be hard, but I’m glad that I took this opportunity to not only collaborate with such a yummy company (literally 😂 ), but also allow myself to do something different with my content & maybe open up more room for something that was actually fun to do!

Enough on my first filming experience & let’s dive in on my 1st experience with Home Chef. Home Chef is here to literally simplify your whole cooking experience & bringing people together around the dinning room table, by helping you save time while enjoying real home cooking and all of the joy that comes with it! Simplicity is their mantra! They provide you with easy-to-follow recipes & ingredients from online to your doorstep, to your kitchen table! I mean it can’t get any better than that!😍

How it works : Home Chef offers a meal kit delivery service in which you can choose from up to 26 different fresh weekly options including steak, chicken, pork, fish, and vegetarian. You’re in control as to what you want to eat, by customizing your choices by swapping, upgrading, or even doubling the recipes! Each week they send perfectly portioned ingredients with their recipes, so you never waste food. Plus, they provide fresh ingredients from their community of trusted suppliers.

Packaging: Honestly their packaging system is pretty interesting, their Home Chef boxes 📦 are completely lined with recycled, compostable, biodegradable textile fibers. And if that wasn’t enough they are completely insulated and equipped with ice packs, so all of your ingredientes stay nice & fresh, even if you’re not home!

Alex & I received our first package last week on Wednesday, and I was so excited to get my cooking on, that same day. But if you’re not up to cooking right away, most of their ingredients can stay from 3-5 days in the fridge, before they start going bad. Our package included 2-servings of the following 3 meals :

  • Cotija-Crusted Pork Chops
  • Maui Pork Tostadas
  • Hot Jalapeño Jelly Glazed Salmon

The Salmon was our first choice, because I was dying to taste that Jalapeño Jelly Glaze (I absolutely LOVE spicy 🌶 food) and to be honest it wasn’t extremely spicy, it was the perfect touch of spiciness! So Alex was definitely able to enjoy it as well. Here’s a quick look at the ingredients + step-by-step recipe that Home Chef provided for this meal :

Hot Jalapeño Jelly Glazed Salmon w/ Crispy Onion Asparagus:

Ingredients : (2 servings)

  • Asparagus 12oz.
  • Crispy Fried Onions 1oz.
  • Hot Jalapeño Jelly 2oz.
  • Pecans 0 1/2oz.
  • Salmon Fillets 12oz.
  • Seasoned Salt Blend 0 1/2tsp.
  • Olive Oil 2tsp.
  • Salt pinch
  • Pepper pinch

Recipe :

  1. Start the Salmon : pat salmon dry, and season flesh side with a pinch of salt & pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2tsp. of olive oil. Add salmon, skin-side up, to hot pan and sear throughly until golden brown and salmon reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes per side. While salmon sears, cook asparagus.
  2. Cook the Asparagus : trim woody ends off asparagus. Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2tsp. of olive oil. Add asparagus and seasoned salt to hot pan. Stir occasionally until lightly charred and tender, but still crisp, 8-10 minutes. Remove from burner and stir in pecans and crispy onions.
  3. Finish the Salmon : remove pan with salmon from burner & top with jalapeño jelly. Gently flip salmon until coated with jelly. Jelly will loosen up as it heats.
  4. Finish the Dish : plate dish as pictured on front of card & Bon appétit!

Honestly, it was the simplest meal ever & it was so full of flavor! Alex & I really enjoyed prepping this meal together (even though Alex was mostly behind the camera making sure we covered the whole prepping process)! Home Chef definitely goes above and beyond to provide everything that you might need for your next meal + the quality of their ingredients speak for themselves when you take that first bite. Now that a week has passed by & we’ve tried the other 2 meals that arrived in our 1st package, I can fully say that Home Chef is definitely worth a try. If you’re the type of person that doesn’t know what to buy or how to prep a full meal, Home Chef might just be able to help you out with that! Check them out for yourselves & let me know what you think!😊

Here’s a quick video that my Hubby recorded of me cooking this delicious recipe, I hope you guys enjoy it, just as much as I did!

XOXO, Yesi 🥂

My Top 10 Favorite Drugstore Facial Care Products:

My Top 10 Favorite Drugstore Facial Care Products:

1. L’Oréal Detox & Brighten Pure Clay Mask:

This supercharged clay mask will literally brighten your face after 10 minutes. I absolutely love applying it after a very long day & most of the time right in the middle of the week. I basically take it as a at home mini-spa day, and if you really wanna do the same, then you can just slice up some cucumbers & lay it on your eyes for the duration of the Clay Mask!

2. Acure Moroccan Argan Oil:

This bad boy is a definite must, it’s meant to restore the appearance of the textures & tones of your skin, and the best part of it all is that you can also use it on your hair! Talk about a 2-in-1 product!!

3. Garnier Skin Active Micellar Cleansing Water:

Looking for the perfect product to remove your makeup but also mattify your skin? Look no further, this product is definitely the one you’ve been looking for! I personally like using this specific product right after using my Neutrogena Make-up Cleansing Towelettes, just to mattify my skin a bit more.

4. L’Oréal Magic Skin-beautifier BB:

This is my go-to BB cream for whenever I’m not in the mood to apply any makeup on my face, it color corrects and hydrates your skin. The cool part of it all is that once you apply it, it will literally transform from a lime green color to your perfect shade, for a bare finish look!

5. Aveeno Positively Radiant SPF 15:

Can I just say how I absolutely LOVE this product? This is my go-to Moisturizer, I literally live for it! I’ve been using this product for about 5 years now & I haven’t had the necessity of changing it, because it does exactly what its meant to do. Moisturizes & hydrates my skin, while also giving it that extra protection with its SPF 15.

6. Cetaphil Gentle Foaming Cleanser:

Cetaphil is well known for their facial & body cleansers, all of their products are created to treat all different skin types without deteriorating or ruining your actual skin. I absolutely love how gentle this specific product is and how soft it makes my skin feel after every wash!

7. Neutrogena Make-up Cleansing Towelettes:

If you’re looking for the best towelettes to remove your makeup, look no further because these are the ONES! These pre-moistened facial cleansing wipes effectively dissolve all traces of dirt or makeup. Most wipes leave heavy residue of makeup behind, which later on can take its toll on your face. Which is why I choose to spend a little more & get these bad boys, because they completely remove all of my makeup and heavy residue off of my face.

8. Neutrogena Radiance Boost Hydrogel Mask:

I love to use these whenever I get home from work feeling all tired & in need of some extra boost! It instantly quenches my dry skin, leaving it hydrated & smooth. It’s truly magical and not expensive at all, you can literally call it a spa day after work right from the comfort of your home!

9. SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

I’m all into mud masks, so this one is definitely an absolute must have. It draws out dirt, while helping absorb any excess oil & improve the appearance of troubled skin. It’s just a little extra step in helping my skin look as flawless as possible, I personally like to switch both SheaMoisture African Black Soap + L’Oréal Detox & Brighten Pure Clay Mask throughout the week, so I don’t just stick to one product.

10. Yes To Cucumbers 2-Step Single Use Eye Kit:

Have you ever had dark circles under your eyes that you can’t find a way to get rid of? We all have those every once in a while, and I’ve found that Yes To Cucumbers 2-Step Single Use Eye Kit has absolutely helped me whenever it’s too much to handle! This product contains soothing cucumbers, caffeine and fruity fruits to keep my skin calm while waving buh-bye to my dark circles! It’s a 2-step product, and step 2 is an eye treatment cream that is meant to help brighten the under eye area.


Hopefully these 10 of my faves will also become part of yours, let me know how ya’ll like them after trying them out & don’t forget that any of these products can literally be found at your nearest drugstore, while not breaking your bank account, which is definitely a plus!

XOXO, Yesi 🥂