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Gearing Up for Round 2


That’s right, folks.  After being NED (with no evidence of disease) for just short of a year, cancer has raised it’s ugly head for an encore.  I have to fight again.  But wait.  Didn’t I JUST finish fighting?  This must be how a professional boxer feels–only having a single minute to collect his thoughts between Read more »

Its Time for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!


fashion-show-2014-announcement-adriana-candice-alessandra-victorias-secret-hi-res(1) The Hubs already has this programmed into the DVR, so I may as well remind the rest of you–THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW crosses the Pond when it films in London for the first time, for broadcast this holiday season on December 9th on the CBS at 10pm/9c–next week.

Announced at the flagship Victoria’s Secret Bond Street store  the show merges fashion, fantasy and entertainment into a runway spectacle. The show, seen in 192 countries, will include musical performances, pink carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world’s most celebrated fashion show.

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Holiday Giveaway! Win a Sawgrass Mills Gift Card!

Disclosure:  I was provided a Sawgrass Mills gift card for shopping, in exchange for documenting my experience.  All opinions are my own.



So, a few weeks ago my friends at Sawgrass Mills Mall invited me to cross 5 names off of my gift list, only using stores in the mall.  Say what?  WHAT?  I rose to the challenge.  In fact, I had the audacity to think it would be easy!  I mean–it’s the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the country.  Of course, I can find 5 gifts, right?  This’ll be a piece of cake.  Except it wasn’t.  What I didn’t count on was there being SO MANY choices.  I had such a hard time choosing.  Here’s how it went… Read more »

What Happens When Camping and Glamour Collide?


(BPT) – You love the great outdoors, you really do but you were somehow gifted with that sweet blood mosquitoes crave. Not only that but your body simply doesn’t do well sleeping on the ground and, let’s be honest, it takes no small amount of lighter fluid and matches for you to warm your hands over an open fire.

Travel inspiration website DreamPlanGo suggests you go “glamping” instead. Short for glamorous camping, glamping gives travelers the best of Read more »

Make This Guilt AND Gluten Free Burger at Home!

guilt and gluten free burger

There’s no denying that the cheeseburger is making a bold comeback, but my friends at Brazil’s Hilton São Paulo see no reason to put health-consciousness on the backburner. Just in time for the launch of their new organic, art-inspired menu this fall, Hilton São Paulo, Morumbi, has put a healthy twist on the world’s favorite, savory burger.

Hilton São Paulo, Morumbi’s Gluten-free Burger, composed of Read more »

Meeting Amy Purdy at Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend

Disclosure:  I was a Toyota Ambassador for Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in Miami.  As such, I was invited to a private lunch with Amy Purdy and a meet and greet with the Miami winner of the Toyota Standing O-vation winner.

amy purdy lunch

As you all know, I attended Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in Miami a few weeks back.  It was a whirlwind weekend, chocked full of Oprah and her friends.  However, for me, the best moments of the entire thing, the highlights that will stay with me forever, were the moments spent with Amy Purdy.  I had absolutely no Read more »

A Night on the RunWade


My MAIN apple scrapple, Miami HEAT NBA Champion Dwyane Wade will host his third annual fashion fundraiser, A Night on the RunWade Presented by Carnival Foundation.  It’s going down in Miami next week.  The fundraiser benefits his Wade’s World Foundation.  As part of his ongoing commitment to giving back to the South Florida community, there will be a Read more »

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