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When Opportunity Knocks…

October 5, 2017

“If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.”  – Tom Peters A few weeks ago, the company I was with dissolved and I was laid off for the first time ever in my career.  While devastating & stress-inducing for most I felt like this was the perfect opportunity to achieve my next goal. I know you’re probably sitting here like what do you mean?  You’ve literally lost your major source of income and possibly a part of your mind!…

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Lambo Carrier saves the day!

September 19, 2017

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Pet Magasin but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Ever since Mobil was a kitten, I’ve always been an advocate of breaking down cat stereotypes.  Two of those being “you can’t walk or travel with a cat” so naturally when heading to the pet store or enjoying some outside time Mobil was always harnessed up and ready to go. As he grew older and longer (30 in. from head to tail)…

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Travel

48 in the Big Easy

August 24, 2017
New-Orleans

As you all know I’m all for maximizing weekends so about two weekends ago I hit New Orleans solo for 48 hours! While most think it’s solely great to visit for Mardi Gras there’s much more to make you visit year round. From the rich history, culture, and cuisine this magical city has stolen a piece of my heart. Where to Stay If you love being in the midst of the party opt for being in the French Quarter. However, since I…

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Sparkle & Shine with Perrier Flavors

August 17, 2017
Perrier-Strawberry

  Being in South Florida where it’s practically summer all year long staying hydrated is key.  Yet drinking enough water is something I struggle with daily. So to help increase my daily intake and cut some sugar from my diet I’ve swapped soda for sparkling water. To avoid drink monotony I’ve partnered with Perrier to try their flavored line which includes Lime, Pink Grapefruit, Green Apple, Lemon, L’Orange, and new this summer Strawberry & Watermelon.  I was definitely excited about the latest…

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Life Lessons: Letting Go

August 10, 2017

“You will always grow through, what you go through.” – Tyrese Gibson  As humans, we only tend to share what’s good in our lives but become radio silent otherwise.  We sweep all the bad phases, relationships, friendships, and losses under a rug as if nothing happened. Even though these very people/situations we attempt to sweep away actually make an impact (good or bad) in our present day life. Losing people whom you loved can either carry/release a lot of weight…

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Solo Travel: 6 Lessons I’ve Learned

August 3, 2017

A little over 3 years ago I caught the solo travel bug and ventured to California for Coachella.  There was some initial fear leading up to the trip, however, it ended being eye-opening and truly one of the best experiences I’ve had in my life. Next week marks my 6th solo trip and to celebrate I’m sharing the lessons I’ve learned along the way. Lesson 1: You are the master of your destiny Solo travel is the ultimate indulgence.  It…

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Events

Swim Week 2017

July 31, 2017

Cheers to another Swim Week that has come and gone!  Every year people flock to Miami Beach for a lineup of fashion shows and parties showcasing the upcoming Spring swim & resort wear collections.  For me, this was my 4th official Swim Week but my 2nd attending as a blogger. Unlike previous, this year’s events spread throughout the city and even made it all the way to Brickell. I kicked off the week at MIAMI Magazine‘s 9th Annual Splashion at Nikki Beach.…

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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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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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