For those of you trying to scramble last-minute for Mother’s Day gift ideas, Bella Reina spa in Delray Beach will NOT disappoint. Besides, who wouldn’t appreciate a spa gift card?! I had the pleasure of going to Bella Reina for the first time earlier this week. The service I had […]

Pamper Your Mom at Bella Reina Spa for Mother’s Day!

I know it’s been forever and a day since my last blog post. It’s been so much going on in my world (more on that in another blog entry). Well, March is National Nutrition Month and I felt inspired to create a health-related post. One of my latest goals is […]

Five Simple Ways to Eat Less Sugar

Photo courtesy of I figured I would do this post because it’s the beginning of a new month and 2018 is right around the corner. Often times, at the start of a new year, we tell ourselves we’re going to start doing certain things differently. It’s not long before […]

7 Ways To Simplify Your Life Right Now

West Palm Beach, a city in Palm Beach County boasts some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches. I’d like to refer to West Palm Beach as a transitory city to other South Florida hotspots. West Palm Beach is a 45-minute drive away from Fort Lauderdale, an hour and a half away […]

Three Places to See in West Palm Beach, FL

Lately, I’ve been getting into using essential oils. They are a great natural alternative to use as cleaning agents for the home without the harsh chemicals. Essential oils can also help alleviate common ailments and are known to relax the mind and body. I personally use the oils topically or […]

5 Essential Oils You Should Always Have at Home

It’s that time of year—cold and flu season! Air travel is even more affordable now with plummeting oil prices, which could mean an increase in travelers. If you plan on traveling anytime soon, here are some tips that can help boost your immunity. 1. Minimize Stress  Try not to overextend […]

Five Tips to Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

INFLUENCERS: REPRESENT (REP) YOUR CITY! JESSICA C. ANDREWS NEW YORK CITY I’m excited to announce that each month, I will feature an “influencer” from various cities! Jessica C. Andrews of immediately came to mind when I thought of who I wanted to feature for New York. A fashion journalist extraordinaire, […]


Anyone who knows me well, knows that I absolutely adore Florida. I’ve frequented cities such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville. Then, there’s Tampa, the somewhat low-key city, which offers fun outdoor activities and breathtaking views of recreational spaces. Sure, there’s Busch Gardens, Tampa’s renowned theme park but here are […]

Four Places to Visit in Tampa

This past weekend, I joined New York Urban Adventures for their happy hour cocktail tour.  This tour explores the hidden speakeasies in New York’s East Village and the history of some of the city’s most notorious gangsters.  I’ll admit, I’m not a huge drinker but it was fascinating learning about […]

New York Craft Cocktail Tour

On Saturday, April 18th, I had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the Experts’ Corner for the third annual New York Travel Festival. It was my first time attending the two-day event, which featured panel discussions, workshops and trends in travel! This is a semi-candid photo of me in the […]

New York Travel Festival