Slow Sunday’s: Vol. 2

A huge part of me wanted to coin this ‘Bey and Chill’ or ‘What Would Beyonce Do’ after watching her monumental performance at Coachella and I can tell you one thing, Beyonce would put her talent and creativity to good use!  But these thoughts have been festering for some time now and really touched a…

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The Land of Grapes and Wineries

Last years Napa trip was put on hold due to the devastating fires and being that it had been years since I have visited the land of grapes and wineries, I was happy to return!  It’s easy to get caught up in tourist destinations…we want to experience it for ourselves to see what all the…

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February Playlist

There was an abundance of great music in February but for me, there was only one album…one song from that album that needs to be recognized and that’s Kings Dead from The Black Panther Soundtrack…#WakandaForever!  So much range…Kendrick Lamar’s bars are ridiculous and the ease of transistion from James Blake’s short but sweet moment on…

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The Ludlow Hotel

I woke up this morning reminiscing on some of the fantastic and beautiful hotels I have stayed at and not only did it have me thinking that I am in desperate need of a vacation but, I would love to share the what and why’s of what makes these hotel so special…The Ludlow Hotel …aww The…

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Fueled

6 AM came I couldn’t force myself to fight with the snooze button, I mean, it was my day off for goodness sake so, I relieved myself of the nine minute intervals of my alarm going off and shut it down completly!  By 8 AM, I was slowly rising.  By 8:30 I had checked most…

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January Playlist

So, for the past two months, I have returned to Pandora for my musical streaming (sorry Spotify) but honestly have been stuck on one station and one station only and that is Gabriel Garzon-Montano’s station (if you guys haven’t heard of him…please do yourself a favor and check him out!)  So naturally there were musical…

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December Playlist

Don’t worry, there’s music that will follow this brief statement which is about attending concerts solo!  It’s only right that I talk about this since my whole motto is about #EmbraceYourSolo but I can understand why going to a show (or traveling, or dining alone or even going to the movies alone) can be a…

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Ready Or Not

Like most years, there will be highs and lows…2017 wasn’t any different and neither will the years to come but, it’s how we take and challenge the new calendar year that makes the difference! Ironically enough, I’m ending the new year how I begun it which was at the place I feel the most connected…

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Berkeley: Guided By Shauntee Joseph

“…STOP.  Don’t be afraid.  Punch fear in the throat” a pretty valid way to look at life and the goals you have set in place for yourself and also a great motto to have as we head into the the New Year!  Outgoing and sweet spirited, Shauntee Joseph of Starfish And Coffee Kids guided me…

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Lucky 45

2017 started on a high but was quickly shifting back to a low.  I was in need of new discoveries, new inspiration and a desperate need of new scenery but I needed to be mindful about the way my money was being spent and could no longer afford the luxuries of carelessly booking a trip…

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