Lower East Side Living at The Ludlow Hotel

So I bit the bullet and scanned Mr. and Mrs. Smith, the site I used to fine the amazing Hotel La Semilla last year in Mexico, for a staycation in New York City. I was super stoked that 3 out of the 4 hotels I recommended in my Where to Staycation in New York City post was on Mr. and…
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Where to Staycation in New York City

I’ve lived in New York for 10 years and I have never stayed in a hotel in the city. There are some of the best hotels in the world here. I’ve frequented many for events and for drinks or even dinner, but never for a staycation. With the 3 day weekend on the horizon I am dreaming of escaping into…
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Why I went Natural

I have gotten perms from as long as I can remember. And before that I remember sitting between my mothers legs, in my grandmothers house (with whom we all lived in the projects in Durham, NC), and watching for the hot comb on the stove to be ready to tame my puffy hair into silky straight acceptance. Of course after…
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UncommonGoods

I love the gift of gift giving. There’s something thrilling about finding the perfect gift for someone, or that perfect thing for yourself. I’m really getting into home goods. Have you seen me raving over the bowls I got myself from Blue Apron on snap chat (Monroesteele), to help me prepare to cook my meals. Yes, I’m officially old, I…
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Beach Body at the Viceroy Miami

I’m already a pretty shy person, even though the shameless self promotion of this space may give you a different impression. But when it comes to bikinis, I cringe just a little. I am a confident woman, and I love myself and my body but it’s easy to feel like people are judging that body, especially in a place like…
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It’s okay to crave Decadence

I was having an interestingĀ conversation with photographer Alex about fashion blogging and how to remain relatable and attainable you have to stay within a certain realm of reality for most people. It’s harder to do high editorial blogging when your audience can’t afford what you’re wearing. Many bloggers who are professional bloggers and working with huge companies like Louis Vuitton…
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