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Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Hosts Prom for Teen Patients

Lizabeth Vega, guest, guest, Alejandra Bedoya, Ana Bolivar, Amanda Rodriguez, Paulina Botero, guest, Lilibeth Carrillo

It’s prom season and that’s an event EVERY teen should experience, at least once.  But what about the teens that are ill and/or hospitalized.  Do they just miss out?  Nope.  Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, formerly known as Miami Children’s Hospital, and Miami Children’s Health Foundation came together to host the 2nd Annual Carlin Family Nicklaus Children’s Prom today for over 75 teen patients and their guests, giving them the opportunity to experience Read more »

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Summer Vacation Deal Round Up!


Today is June 1.  If you’re like me, it completely snuck up on you!  Have you booked your summer vacation or (even better) STAYcation?  Well, there are some amazing deals out there right now.  I’ve gathered up a few of my favorites from Florida and beyond–there’s even one for the FAB Bangkok hotel where The Hangover Part II was filmed!  Yep, I found a deal there for ya!  Here goes: Read more »

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VeganSmart Celebrates the Miami Vegan Lifestyle


It’s going down this weekend–the first ever VeganSmart Brunch hosted by Miami’s own, fitness enthusiast John Kelly of BadAssVegan.com!  The VeganSmart Brunch is an opportunity for those who aren’t vegan to learn more about being vegan and have a good time while they’re at it. While I’m not vegan, I will put my brunch skills up against ANYONE!  HA!

This VIP brunch event will feature Read more »

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Unique Tips for Sensational Summer Entertaining


(BPT) – The weather is warm and that means entertaining season has arrived. This year, elevate your gatherings with some unique twists. From serving fresh fare to creating cozy corners in outdoor spaces, you’ll transform your parties from average to amazing in a snap.

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Mother Nature provides the perfect backdrop for al fresco entertaining – you just have to add a few touches of color. Move potted plants into entertaining spaces for instant summer ambiance. Alternatively, buy a few bunches of colorful carnations or daisies – both very affordable – and separate them into a variety of empty Read more »

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Besties Open The Allen Lewis Agency!


This chick.  THIS CHICK.  Her name is Jocelyn K. Allen and I am beaming when I say that she is my friend.  I don’t mean my Facebook friend, my Twitter follower, some random chick from way back when.  I’m talking FRIEND.  The kind that I can call on anytime.  The kind that only wants the best for me.  The kind that tells me what I need to hear.  And vice versa.  I’m proud to say that I share a pure, genuine, no holds barred friendship with her.

She’s been on a journey, having recently left a cushy, high powered executive position with one of the largest companies in the world, General Motors.  And today she announces her big news.  Partnering with her best friend, the very FAB Chandra Lewis, they have Read more »

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Super Saturday Heads to Vegas!

OCRF Super Saturday

One of the best ways to support me and my Ovarian Cancer journey is to support those organizations that work on the disease’s platforms of awareness, funding, and legislation.  An easy way for fashionistas to get in the fight is to support Super Saturday!  And this year, it’s happening in Vegas, Baby!

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) will bring their popular Super Saturday shopping event to The Venetian, The Palazzo and Grand Canal Shoppes Las Vegas. The annual event, which New York Newsday called the ‘hottest summer event in the Hamptons,’ will launch in Read more »

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Demetria Lucas D’Oyley Talks Careers, Lifestyle and Miami!


Demetria Lucas D’Oyley is a journalist, a blogger, a life coach and an author.  She was also in town recently to host a Scandalicious Watch Party, with winemaker Rosa Regale.  I was able to snag a few moments to chat with her and here’s what Read more »

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