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Have you ever felt like life was coming at you full speed with tons of projects due at the same time? Or maybe you felt lost in a box and couldn't climb out. I can relate to being pushed in a corner with no sort of direction. I would feel overwhelmed by the littlest task because I had no sense of organization at all. I felt my life and everything in it was all over the place. I couldn't quite grasp that once you change mindset, everything else will follow.

I decided to take on my life clutter head on. I was at work one day...

February 6, 2018

Welcome to my new lifestyle blog, Sparkling Carla! I’m excited to launch this new platform after creating and building Haute Cocktail for 7 years. I started blogging in 2010 and since then a lot has changed. It is said that you shed your skin every 7 years, and 2018 it’s the year that I shed who I was and embrace who I’ve grown to be. Here’s a bit of how Sparkling Carla was born.

There is no better day than today to start my new journey with all of you. So, Why Start Monday!

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October 12, 2017

Why do we work so hard? Why do we pursue our dreams and goals? What gives us the drive to get up each morning and push forward? Perhaps is a family we need to support or the contract you signed. Well for me  its the knowing that if I never start and hustle I will immensely disappoint myself. Yes I say myself, because I am much tougher on myself than anyone could be. For me the idea of leaving something to be done later keeps me up at night. That is why I don’t leave things for Monday!

As many of you...

September 20, 2017

As some of you know, over a year ago I started my health and fitness journey. Since then I’ve decided that my goals have changed. I have not stopped working out or stopped eating healthy. However, I have become a little more lax about it. My goals are to no longer be a 100% strict all the time. So, what is my solution? I will no longer have only 1 rest day, but I will have 2. I will eat healthy Monday-Friday, and if I want to indulge or be a little more lenient with my food intake on the weekends, I will allow myself t...

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