Lifestyle

Summer in Miami: 5 Activities to keep you cool

July 20, 2017

Summer in Miami equals bipolar weather vibes tied in with burns from your seatbelt buckle. Since going into hibernation until it’s “nice out again” isn’t an option here are 5 activities to keep you cool this season. The Beach Way to state the obvious right? However, it’s a luxury most of us don’t take advantage of throughout the year. If you’re looking to just layout and relax head over to Key Biscayne, North Beach, & Hollywood Beach for less touristy…

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Travel

No Carry On, No Problem: A Travel Hack for Budget Airlines

July 13, 2017

Even though you know 3 Ways to Travel like a Pro, sometimes ending up on a budget airline is inevitable.  With such cost-effective fare, you lose the luxuries other airlines provide unless you’re willing to pay a hefty fee. I recently flew Spirit and the cost to take a carry-on roundtrip was damn near close to another flight! To make matters worse, they had just reduced the size of their free personal item to “18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x…

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3 Ways You Can Travel like a Pro

July 6, 2017

Many of us wish to travel but often don’t do so because of the many costs associated.  But what if I told you that you could take these trips by simply making these (3) slight adjustments to your current thought process & lifestyle. Let’s begin… 1. Be Flexible with your Dates & Destination If you asked me “Where to next?” I’d have no idea to be quite honest. Although I’ve shared a 365-day bucket list (here) earlier this year it solely…

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Lifestyle

De-stress with Miami Spa Month

June 29, 2017

Time sure does fly when you’re having fun. After a month long of traveling and festivities, one could definitely indulge in some self-care!  Luckily, Miami Spa Month which kicks off this Saturday, July 1st couldn’t come around at a better time. During this time locals and tourist alike can visit some of the best spas in Miami and indulge is treatments as low as $109.  Here are (5) of my favorite spa month deals this year: 1. Lapis, the Spa…

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Events

Gulfstream Park talks Home Design

June 20, 2017

Don’t want to deal with the hustle and bustle of Miami or Fort Lauderdale? Then head over to Gulfstream Park a beautiful open-air destination I frequent often. Whether you’re looking to take your chances in the casinos, watch the horses race, shop for unique pieces for your home and wardrobe, or simply dine & drink at one of the many restaurant/bars; there’s always something for everyone!  Plus there’s even more on the way like a karaoke bar and movie theater…

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Adventures in Puerto Plata, D.R.

June 8, 2017

It feels so good to be back home after traveling the past few weeks!  As some of you may know every year I make it a point to escape the city and embrace the island life. This year, thanks to a deal my friend &  I discovered on Groupon brought us to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Getting There Short flights are my favorite and this one was no different being just 2 hours away from Miami! Although Puerto Plata…

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I’m in love with the CoHo – A Hask Hair Review

May 13, 2017
Hask Coconut Milk & Organic Honey

 It’s almost been a year since I decided to cut off all my hair for the 2nd time.  After mistakenly going back to relaxers my hair became so weak.  It started falling out from chemical & heat damage and it was time to get back to my curly roots. My hair has made some great progress, however, I struggle with moisture and caring for it in its natural state. Even though there are tons of natural bloggers, websites, and YouTube channels…

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Monkitail, where Japan meets Hollywood

May 5, 2017

The Diplomat Beach Resort has done it again! Last weekend I got to experience the grand opening of their latest restaurant Monkitail, a Japanese concept by celeb chef Michael Schulson. Growing up in South Florida I’ve got to see the resort continue to transform & reinvent itself.  The aesthetic and ambiance of the new lobby leading into the restaurant is definitely a wow-factor and makes you forget you’re dining at a resort. Their cocktails feature twists on classic cocktails along with…

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Entertaining

Tequila + Limes = Margarita Time

May 2, 2017

 This may just be the best week ever! Being the only time of year you can celebrate Margarita Monday, Taco Tuesday & Cinco de Mayo all in one week, I’m sharing how to take your taco party to another level!  Impress your friends by skipping the sugary store-bought margarita mix and play bartender with this margarita recipe. What You’ll Need: Cocktail Shaker or Mason Jar Margarita or Rocks Glass Jigger or Cough Syrup Cup Kosher salt or coarsely ground sea salt…

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A 365-Day Bucket List

April 11, 2017
travel bucket list

Reunited and it feels so good! This past week I received my new passport book after sending it off almost a month ago. Needless to say, I will never procrastinate when it comes to renewing again (it expired in November). To spark some major travel goals I got the 52-page book so in order to fill it, I need to visit at least 2-3 countries a year for the next 10 years. To celebrate, here are 5 places off my…

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