About Allie Garcia

Hi there! I'm Allie, the Programs & Volunteer Manager here at BCCA. Outside of work, I'm a mom to my wild child, Cami & my fur baby Rocket. I'm also an aspiring Pinterest chef, dedicated watcher of The Office, and makeup junkie.
9 10, 2019

5 Delicious Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars

By |2019-10-08T16:36:57-05:00October 9th, 2019|Fitness|0 Comments

5 Delicious Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars... Protein bars are a great and easy snack to have whether you’re on the go, need a mid-day pick me up or need a small meal before or after you hit the gym. Keep in mind, these bars should be consumed by those who are highly active. [...]

25 09, 2019

5 Easy Low Carb Recipes

By |2019-09-25T09:54:10-05:00September 25th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on 5 Easy Low Carb Recipes

5 Easy Low Carb Recipes... Low-carb recipes don't always have to be just meat and vegetables, though if you search for any low-carb meals on Pinterest or google, that's about all you will find. One thing I’ve learned over the years of hoping on and off the diet train is – you shouldn’t [...]

9 09, 2019

Ways to Ease Nausea During Chemo

By |2019-09-09T09:28:38-05:00September 9th, 2019|Wellness|Comments Off on Ways to Ease Nausea During Chemo

Ways to Ease Nausea During Chemo... One of the most common side effects while undergoing chemotherapy can be dealing with nausea. Not everybody will experience this uncomfortable side effect, and often, those who experience it may only have mild symptoms. If you’ve deal with it before you know that even the slightest bit [...]

28 08, 2019

10 Comfortable Dresses for Work

By |2019-08-28T13:21:49-05:00August 28th, 2019|Style|Comments Off on 10 Comfortable Dresses for Work

The only thing harder than picking where you want to eat may be picking what a comfortable and cute dress you’re going to wear to work. Trying to find comfortable dresses that are appropriate for the workplace without looking like a potato sack or costing an absurd amount of money is a lot harder [...]

5 08, 2019

6 Natural + Gentle Face Washes

By |2019-08-02T16:15:34-05:00August 5th, 2019|Style|Comments Off on 6 Natural + Gentle Face Washes

6 Natural + Gentle Face Washes... We all know by now just how important it is to take care of our skin. Wash your face, tone your face, moisturize your face, apply eye cream to correct the dark circles under your eyes, wear sunscreen, detox your skin weekly with a face mask… Being [...]

22 07, 2019

Hobbies That Can Help Lower Stress Levels

By |2019-07-19T14:49:25-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Wellness|Comments Off on Hobbies That Can Help Lower Stress Levels

Hobbies That Can Lower Stress Levels... With today’s overly stressful lifestyles, we often forget to stop and smell the roses and take in the world around us. We are so focused on all the things we need to complete in the 24 hours given to us that we often neglect our mental health [...]

3 07, 2019

Eating Healthy on a Budget

By |2019-07-02T14:08:37-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating Healthy on a Budget... Let’s talk healthy eating. Many of us associate health eating with having to drop $100+ at the grocery store on ridiculously priced items that last us a week at best. Which is why 9 times out of 10 we opt to turn down the frozen food aisle and [...]

19 06, 2019

Makeup Products That Survive the Summer Heat

By |2019-06-19T10:12:00-05:00June 19th, 2019|Style|Comments Off on Makeup Products That Survive the Summer Heat

Makeup Products That Survive the Summer Heat... Summer is full of wonderful things. Beach days, countless hours by the pool, family cookouts, the cutest summer dresses and so much more — but melting makeup, smudged eyeliner, and sticky lipsticks are among the not so wonderful things of summer. So what are some makeup [...]

12 06, 2019

Staying Healthy After Cancer

By |2019-06-12T09:10:22-05:00June 12th, 2019|Wellness|Comments Off on Staying Healthy After Cancer

Staying Healthy After Cancer... A breast cancer diagnosis and treatment is a frightening fight. Even after you’ve made it past a multitude of hurdles and hardships, it can be difficult to learn how to lead a post-cancer life. There is so much information out there about leading a healthy lifestyle after cancer that [...]

29 05, 2019

Top Lashes for Breast Cancer Patients

By |2019-05-29T10:27:03-05:00May 29th, 2019|Style|Comments Off on Top Lashes for Breast Cancer Patients

Top Lashes for Breast Cancer Patients... Many patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer lose not only their hair but, their eyelashes as well. For many women, this can be a devastating side effect of cancer treatment. Making them feel a loss of femininity and confidence. For most patients though, eyelash loss is only [...]