Looking for Your Next Book? Try Book of the Month

Do you ever wonder what you should read next?  There are so many titles to choose from, but what book should you get?  Have you seen the prices of books? …

Beauty Journal: How to Glow from the Inside Out

It’s been some time since I wrote a beauty journal entry, so I thought I would update you on my latest beauty regimen.  I stumbled upon something called Glow 15…

Book Review: The House at Saltwater Point

Just in time for the Fourth of July holiday is a new novel from Colleen Coble called “The House at Saltwater Point.” [Due out July 3, 2018] This is book…

Designer Spotlight: Kate Spade (1962-2018)

When I was in my 20s, fresh out of college, my college roommate showed up on my doorstep touting her brand new handbag.  My mouth dropped.  She was carrying a…

How to be a Book Reviewer and Other Things to Consider

I love books.  As a writer, reading books is a livelihood.  It is a way to become inspired by other authors who are honing or have already honed their crafts. …

Get this Cookbook: Siriously Delicious

I am a big fan of the Today Show on NBC.  When I was given the opportunity to review Siri Daly’s cookbook “Siriously Delicious,” I was so excited. The recipes…

How to Save Money at the Movie Theaters this Summer

It’s that time of year when all of the really awesome movies come out.  From the much anticipated Avengers: Infinity War to Solo: A Star Wars Story, if you are…

Should We Read Comey’s Book?

Should the American public read Jim Comey’s book, A Higher Loyalty?  If you care about the facts, truth, democracy and America, then YES! you need to read this book. “What…

Foodie Alert: You Need to Make Pisto Manchego

When you try this version of Pisto Manchego, you will wonder why this stew was not a regular go to soup for you. What makes this Spanish dish so amazingly…

Make This: Spanish Shrimp in Olive Oil (Gambas al Ajillo)

It’s been a long time since I did a country focused post.  I needed to explore a new cuisine I’ve never made (or tried) before.  I asked a friend which…

Love Yourself: What to Read When Your Heart is Broken

Whoever thought I could get hit with a broken heart?  I started off this year all gung ho about my new mission this year: TO LOVE MYSELF.  The first eleven…

Currently Reading the Latest from Shadow Mountain

On Tuesday, Shadow Mountain released two new books “Wizard for Hire” and “The Other Side of the Bridge.”  One book is for the kids, the other is for those searching…

Oscars 2018 Predictions

Are you ready for all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s biggest night of the year?  On Sunday, the Oscars 2018 will take place.  Hopefully, there will be no repeat…

Learning How to Love Yourself

When I began my journey this year into the foreign domain of learning how to love myself, I had no idea what would happen.  I had certain goals in mind…

Book Review: The Abundance Project

Have you ever felt stuck?  No matter what you do, you can’t get back to attracting the good things in life to you.  You feel disconnected from God/the Universe/the Source. …

Books to Read During Black History Month

It is Black History Month.  This past year, I had the pleasure of being introduced to some great authors and stories that really hit home and I enjoyed immensely.  If…

Perfectionist Wannabe + Amazon = LOVE

I am happy to announce that I am now an Amazon influencer.  You will be able to shop my favorite picks and finds that I feature both here and on social…

27 Picks from Forever 21 for Valentine’s Day

Looking for a date night outfit for this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than these picks from Forever 21. Which one is your favorite? Here are a few of my…

What to Read When You Want to Learn How to Be French

When you think of French literature, one book that comes to mind is the famous children’s classic, The Little Prince(or Le Petit Prince) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.  What most people…

Everyday Choose To Do Better than Good

Everyday we should not just aim to do good. We must focus on doing better than good. With each action you make, consider looking beyond the initial act.  Think to…

Dream Wardrobe: Which Handbag Do You Buy?

After spending over the last decade curating the perfect handbag collection, I learned a few things about collecting couture.  If you want to buy couture, you need to buy the…

The One Thing You Need to Do Every Day

Every single day, before you leave the house, look at yourself in the mirror and say these three magic words. You will find yourself smiling, your spirits lifted and your…

2018 Resolution: Love Yourself

As the new year begins, I reflect upon the person I am and the person I want to become. Am I living my best life?  How can I do things…

Fight the Winter Hair Blahs + Free Samples

Now that the temperatures have dropped, my hair and scalp are starting to take a beating.  During the winter months, I need to change my hair care routine.  So when…

My Best Kept Secret on Where to Buy Designer Handbags

For those who know me, they know I have a rather large collection of designer handbags.  From Céline to Fendi to Valentino and Prada, I have them all.  To be…

Mouth Watering Slow Cooker Portuguese Ribs

I’ve been wanting to share this recipe for such a long time. Amazon Prime put three racks of ribs into my hands last week, and I knew it was time…

The Scariest Movies to Binge On this Halloween Season

October is a change of seasons for me.  It symbolizes summer is indeed over and autumn is finally here.  The warmer clothes replace the summer ones.  Pumpkins are everywhere and…

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow is the Next Harry Potter

I was growing tired of reading about everyone’s problems.  It got to the point where book after book I reviewed were about people with very deep issues.  I needed a…

September Edition: A Note from the Editor

A Special Note from the Editor Fashion. Books. Home. Food. DIY.  These are all things this site promises to deliver, but it has not really lived up to doing just…

Seeing Red: An Ode to a Passion

On a hot, muggy summer day in Bangkok, I crossed a bridge over a highway, following my mother and aunt to catch a bus.  Locals sold their wares along the…