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Reasons not to miss the 2017 Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

March 2, 2017
Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

Didn’t get enough wine & food from last weekend’s festival? Not to worry!  Come get your fix April 21st when 45+ wineries, breweries, and 60 restaurants come together at the 22nd Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival. Sip & Sample for a Good Cause While you experience South Florida’s finest culinary & beverage talent supporting this event also benefits the American Lung Association.  Ticket proceeds help fund research/educational programming to fight against the third leading cause of death in…

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Meet Mobil | A Love Your Pet Day Story

February 16, 2017
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 Did you know that most households in the United States have at least one pet? With National Love Your Pet Day falling on Monday, February 20th here’s how my fur baby Mobil made his way into my heart & home. It was a hot summer day on August 18th, 2015 and I was in the midst of a restaurant opening for work.  The night prior the team wanted me to purchase some items in the morning before coming in and I…

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A Timeless Love with JORD

January 29, 2017

With Valentine’s Day sneaking around the corner you are probably wondering what original yet meaningful gift you can get your significant other? Well, ladies & gents look no further and purchase them a unique wood watch by JORD. But why wood? Wooden gifts are timeless and date back to as early as 1664 with the origin of the lovespoon, where a suitor would present his woodworking skills to a young woman and her family to show he was capable of providing for…

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Journey to Minimalism

January 24, 2017

Recently while doing laundry and cleaning my room I learned two things; the first being if I try to put anything else in my closet the rod would break, and the second being I’m a bit of a hoarder.  After sharing how to become a better you in my last post 3 Ways to Succeed at New Year, New Me, I definitely had to get my own life together! With the number of goals, I’ve set for this year having a clutter-free living space is a perfect start…

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3 Ways to Succeed at New Year, New Me

January 5, 2017

At the close of every year you always hear the infamous “New Year, New Me”; however for the majority of us it often pans out to a continuous cycle of trying again next year.  Don’t get me wrong I’m sure you’ve come up with an awesome game plan, have either completed some DIY Pinterest project, or purchased a number of items to help attain your goal (Trust me I’ve been right there with you!) but for some reason none of it seems to keep you on track. An industry friend posted the below on his social media pages and aside…

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Basel’d Out

December 11, 2016

With Art Basel being one of the busiest times of year in South Florida a few days (or a week in my case) of R&R  are much needed to recover!  Here’s a mini-recap of my week along with some tips so you too can Basel like the pros. Do Your Research This year a few people reached out wondering: a) How I knew about so many events? & b) How to get in without having an invite? Simple! Aside from the events I received…

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Friendsgiving Fun

November 12, 2016

Where has the year gone?! It’s crazy to believe we’re just two weeks away from Thanksgiving!  Although a holiday mostly reserved for spending time with your family; myself like most others are equally grateful for their friends & colleagues. So how do you get the best of both worlds? Easy, host a Friendsgiving dinner either the Wednesday before or the Friday after Thanksgiving. This is one of my favorite holidays especially since over the years a friend of mine & her mom would host…

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Miami Broward Carnival 2016 | Recap

October 15, 2016

Despite the scare of Hurricane Matthew causing a shift of events, this year’s Carnival was definitely one for the books! Machel Montano’s “Waiting on the Stage”  (song in recap video) was a huge hit for a majority of the mas bands this year as they displayed their vibrant costumes to the judges in hopes of securing Band of the Year with One Island Mas Band taking home the title again. Between all the performances, great food, and vibes you’ll want to make sure to join in…

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Hello Autumn

September 29, 2016

Congrats, you’ve made it through the brutal summer heat! Even though in South Florida it’s only about 3 degrees cooler than before, it’s time to bring out the Pumpkin flavored everything and maybe have a legit attempt to order a hot beverage from Starbucks as we prepare for the infamous Florida winter (it was like 61 last year, don’t judge us).   With the change of weather, it’s time for all the single ladies & gents to face cuffing season yet again. Personally, I’ve only been through it once and epically failed so I’m grateful that it…

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Carnival Countdown

September 9, 2016

Miami Broward One Carnival being just a mere 29 days away brings even more excitement this year as myself and a very intimate group of fellow South Florida bloggers, creatives, & media were given a sneak peek of the new MiamiBrowardCarnival.com  atop the breathtaking rooftop of the Betsy Hotel. MB Carnival for those not of island descent is one of the many annually held Caribbean festivals bringing together the different West Indian cultures through live music, good vibes, fun costumes, and plenty of island cuisine. Why is it so exciting this…

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