• Personal

    You Do You, Boo!

    For a few months, I’ve stumbled over words in a conversation and then mentally kicked myself for sounding dumb. What the heck was going on? I told myself that it must have been my time…

    July 11, 2017
  • Personal

    Mind Your Children

    I am seated cross-legged with my back towards the community pool. It has finally stopped raining in Miami, and I’m enjoying the sun with my boyfriend who is drinking ice-cold beer. I’m softly playing…

    June 26, 2017
  • Personal

    My Patience was Tested, and I Failed

    Too often I find myself shaking my head in amazement at the rudeness and inconsideration of others. In these situations I default to my true Miami Girl self and wonder, “What do they think of life?” Or,…

    June 10, 2017
  • Travel

    Five Theme Parks in Five Days

    It sounds crazy and exhausting, but my boyfriend and I visited Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, as well as Walt Disney’s Magic Kindom, Epcot, and Hollywood Studios over Memorial Day Weekend. That’s five…

    June 1, 2017
  • Personal

    Digital Detox

    There are days I want to share it all. And then, there are days I start #ThePurge and delete “friends” and photos from all avenues of social media. I, like I’m sure many of…

    May 5, 2017
  • Personal

    When You’re Caught in a Family Feud

    Despite my  appreciation for the comedian Steve Harvey, this post isn’t about the Family Feud. I’m talking about real family feuds and drama. In the past few years, this theme has often crossed my…

    January 15, 2017
  • Inspirational Personal

    Oversharing the Spirit

    I ended my last post with a Bible verse (Proverbs 9:8) and that got me thinking about religion. Religion has always been a constant in my life. As a Catholic, I frequently confessed my…

    December 29, 2016
  • Personal

    Shammers, Haters, and Everything in Between

    You’ve heard it all: fat-shamming, body-shamming, throwing shade, and sipping on hateraide. What’s everyone’s problem and why can’t they let you live? I don’t have the answers, but I know that no matter what,…

    December 17, 2016
  • Personal

    A Tiger’s Tale

    The other day, I told my coworker a story that broke his heart: On a random weekend in high school, I was on date at Jungle Island with my (then) boyfriend. As their final animal…

    October 5, 2016