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2016 Beauty Favorites VS 2017 Beauty Favorites

I can't get over that today is the last day of 2017! I thought what is more fitting then finishing out this year with a bang. I decided for my last post of 2017 I would compare my top 10 beauty products of 2016 to my top 10 beauty products of 2016.  Five of my favorites from last year are also favorites this year. I do try and branch out and try new things but somehow I am always f… Keep Reading »

Family Fun At The Harlem Globetrotters

As soon as I saw The Harlem Globetrotters tickets come up in US Family Guide, I jumped at the opportunity to go to their game. I have always seen videos and commercials for them but I have never been lucky enough to experience them live and in person, well not until now!  A few nights ago I finally got to attend a show! Even though I am 21, you cannot deny that they truly are so entert… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twenty-Five || Merry Christmas!!

First of all, how is it Christmas day already!? Second, I cannot believe I have made it through 25 days of consistent blogging.  Third, MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!  💚💋💚💋 Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twenty-Four || Merry Christmas Eve

Keeping Up With Coco wishes you all a very Merry Christmas Eve!  I hope your day is filled with family, friends, loved ones, and of course, food!💚💋💚 Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twenty-Three || Christmas Baking Recipes

So much baking has been going on in my household for the past week so I thought what is more fitting than me sharing some of my favorite recipes with you! I cannot take credit for any of these recipes and clicking through will direct you to the blog post where the actual recipe is.  PS, if you are looking for more recipes, head over to Pinterest ! They have so many recipes and yummy dis… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twenty-Two || New Blog, New Me

Day twenty two of December, also known has my half birthday but that is becides the point. My brain cannot wrap around the fact that we are just days away from Christmas and 2018.  Anyways, I wanted to share some very exciting news! I remodeled my blog! I thought what better way to celebrate three years of Keeping Up With Coco then with a new blog design. This designer actually came to… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twenty-One || Christmas Cocktails

Calling all wannabe bartenders! For as long as I can remember my dad has been our holiday bartender. I always wanted to help him make and serve the drinks and now finally I can legally drink and of course, make our cocktails!  After looking on Pinterest, I have decided on the two Christmas cocktails I will be making!  Cocktail One: Eggnog Mudslide 1 part RumChata 1 part vodka 2 parts eg… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twenty || Five Last Minute Gift Ideas

It's the final countdown!  Can you believe we have 5 more days until Christmas and 11 days until its 2018? I thought what is more fitting then giving you a short list of some great last minute gifts!  I am such a procrastinator and do basically everything in life last minute so buying gifts last minute has become normal to me.  Drugstore makeup is always easy and drugstores really … Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Nineteen || Let's Be Friends!!!

In 19 days, not once have I done a shameless self-promo for you to follow me on social media so obviously now is the time!  Let's be friends on  Instagram Twitter &  Pinterest  I don't even pin blog posts so follow me if you are a Pinterest lover and also find it soothing to pin recipes you will never make in your lifetime! Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Eighteen || Favorite Cold Weather Accessories

While I absolutely HATE winter I do love wearing winter accessories. I just love feeling super cozy and bundled up and winter accessories sure do help with that! Today, I wanted to share some of my go-to and favorite cold weather accessories.  Old Navy and H&M are where 99.9% of my accessories are from.  I love H&M for infinity scarves. I find that they just have a good quality … Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Seventeen || Shopping Small this Holiday Season

Of course, mostly everyone likes gift of clothing, makeup, accessories, gift cards and what not. But why not treat someone to something they will really love and appreciate? Deciding to shop small this holiday season means you can treat a loved one to maybe a day at a local spa or a dinner with their entire family at a local restaurant and come on, that sounds pretty damn good to me. N… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Sixteen || Spreading Kindness this Holiday Season

I may be a Grinch 90% of the year but during the holiday season who doesn't like to be nice and kind? I know even I like to be nice once in a while!  I am all for the pay it forward and I wanted to share some ways that you can pay it forward and spread kindness for the rest of this month.  How often are you sitting in the Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks drive-through line? If you have a… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Fifteen || December Binge Watching

I don't know about you but during the month of December and when it gets colder out I really get into binge-watching television shows. I think just the fact that I can cozy up in my bed with my huge comforter and a heated blanket on top of me with my hair up in PJ's makes binge watching that much more fun. Lately, I have gotten into a bunch of new shows that every night I just … Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Fourteen || Last Minute Secret Santa Gift Ideas

I am sure most of you have participated in a Secret Santa at some point in your life and know what they are. I wanted to share some of my go-to ideas when it comes to Secret Santa gifts because every year that you participate, it becomes a little bit harder. My gifts listed will be more generic and may not be perfect for the person you got but hopefully, you can get some ideas if the g… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Thirteen || Harlem Globetrotters

As most of you know from reading my blog, I am such a kid at heart! I am so excited to say that I have actually scored you guys and obviously myself a great deal for the holidays. If you are having trouble figuring out what to give to a family or a small group, don't look any further! Give them tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters! SAVE 25% for ALL Harlem Globetrotters Games with… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Twelve || Spice up your Hot Coco

It's hot Coco time! Today I wanted to share some of my favorite ways to spice up your hot Coco for this holiday season! I have always been a hot Coco lover and have always experimented with adding tons of goodies to my mug so I had to share my favorite ways to spice it up!  All of these will go best with whatever way you decide to make hot Coco. Reese's Hot Coco I add a small sp… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Eleven || Favorite Bath & Body Works Candles

STOP DROP AND RUN OVER TO BATH & BODY WORKS! All 3 wick candles are $12.50 which is a major discount from the $24.50 original price.  Since they are currently on sale and you can score a really nice deal when you add coupons I wanted to share some of my favorite scents with you guys. I have bought way too many Bath & Body Works candles over the years and this year with all the de… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Ten || Best Beauty Gift Sets from Ulta & Sephora

Today I wanted to share with you some of the best valued and all around best gift sets I could find through Ulta and Sephora's websites. As you already know I am a makeup-a-holic and a hardcore couponer so I am here to find you the best deals and steals this holiday season! Let's hop right in!  When shopping online this holiday season don't forget to use Ebates ! Get some ca… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Nine || Winter Skincare Update

Hey, beauties! As I write this snow is falling and sticking to the ground here in New York! I wanted to give you a winter skincare update since today I will be pampering myself all day. Let's hop right into today's post! When winter comes I try to make very small adjustments to my skincare routine and make sure no matter what adjustments I make, I do them one at a time to see i… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Eight || Luxury Gift Guide*

*this post contains affilate links* UGG Scuffette Clog Slippers  - $85.00 Gucci Slides  - $210.00 CALPAK Ambeur 2 Piece Spinner Luggage Set  - $285.00 Hidrate Spark 2.0 Water Bottle  - $54.95  Anna Saccone Stilnest Written in the Stars Constellation Necklace  - $79.00 - $99.00 Dyson Blowin A Ouai Gift Set  - $399.00 Eight Sleep Mattress  - $297.00 - $1359.00 Hope you enjoyed my little gift guide ser… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Seven || $25 & Under Gift Guide

Today I have a very special under $25 gift guide for you! These items are the perfect add on to a present, Secret Santa or just if you are looking to not drop your entire bank account on presents this year! SpaRoom PureMist Ultrasonic Diffuser  - $20.00 If you are looking for an oil to pair with this my favorite essential oil from SpaRoom is the Savory Chai . Add that to your diffuser and… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Six || Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

Today's gift guide is all about stocking stuffers! Everyone deserves some cute little presents in their stocking so here are some of my personal favorites and recommendations!  They can all be wrapped up super small and make the perfect present!  Kate Spade New York One in A Million Initial Pendant Necklace, Gold  - $58.00 Kate Spade New York One in A Million Initial Pendant Necklace,… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Five || Beauty Lovers Gift Guide

Calling all beauty lovers!  Today and for the next three days, I will be sharing some gift guides that I have handpicked and put together for you to maybe make some holiday shopping a little easier!  For those of you who love beauty or are buying for someone who loves beauty, I picked some great options for you! Tarte Tarelette Toasted Eyeshadow Palette - $46.00 Tarte's toasted eyes… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Four || Favorite Youtuber's Doing Vlogmas

I honestly can not believe I have even stuck to this for four days now, I know I am weak! But here we are at day number four! Today I will be sharing a short list of my absolute favorite Youtuber's who are doing vlogmas, which is vlogging your month of December rather than blogging.  Let me stop wasting your time and lets hop right into my list!  HEY ACE FAMILAY!  The Ace Family ha… Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Three || Coco's Christmas Playlist

On the third day of Blogmas, Coco gave to you, one Spotify Playlist!  Today I wanted to share some of my all-time favorite holiday songs that I will without a doubt have on repeat for the rest of December! Take a peek and see if any of my songs are also on your holiday playlist!  Don't forget to leave me a comment down below with your favorite holiday song! Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day Two || Christmas Shopping Tips

For today's post, I will be sharing some of my favorite Christmas shopping tips for you. Now that it is December, you have to get started with your shopping if you haven't already! I am here to share some of my favorite shopping tips with you that will hopefully help you out this season!  Online shoppers?  Use Ebates! If you sign up with the link above you will get a $10 reward … Keep Reading »

BLOGMAS || Day One || The Holly Jolly Christmas Tag

1. Favorite Christmas Movie? I actually am not a fan of movies at all! I am more of a TV girl and my favorite Christmas special on television is for sure the Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting!  2. Are you on the Naughty list or the Nice list? Nice! Always! 3. Show us an embarrassing Christmas photo. Every year my crazy family goes to buy a tree from the same place which is about a solid th… Keep Reading »