LACMA after hours

The perks of living in Orange County is that I am conveniently located an hour south of Los Angeles and an hour north of San Diego. Of course some of these times can change based on traffic but I feel like I can enjoy both cities without having to go too far. A few weeks […]

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Snorkeling at La Jolla Cove

Even though I lived in Southern California for the majority of my childhood, now that I have returned (after seven years in Chicago) I am finding so many new things to do. The most recent has been snorkeling in the Pacific Ocean, and not only snorkeling with fins and a mask but also with seals […]

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Dear Chicago

Dear Chicago, Thank you for seven memorable years. I know we had our ups and downs, especially when it came to finding parking, but I will never forget how much I grew up living in the windy city. Now, I have to say good bye. The first time I visited the city I was almost […]

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Cocolit Coconut Charcoal Powder Review and Giveaway!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, I received a Cocolit Activated Charcoal Powder and toothbrush in exchange for writing this review. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands I support.  Charcoal is one of the latest trending ingredients found in beauty products. I jumped on the charcoal train […]

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St. Lucia, Simply Beautiful

Traveling from Costa Rica to St. Lucia was not a direct journey. I flew from San Jose, Costa Rica to Charlotte, South Carolina in the US where I had an overnight layover. Going through US customs, I handed my passport to the customs officer. He smiled and said “welcome back”, I returned the smile and […]

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Nutella Cafe

Nutella, a recent food trend in the US unless you are from Europe and have grown up eating it, know this delicious hazelnut spread. For a part of my childhood my family lived in New Hampshire where we were lucky to have a variety of European imported goods in some stores. Otherwise we would have […]

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An Afternoon in Marigot Bay

Forget whatever you are doing right now and picture this: an oasis of palm trees, a soft ocean breeze and all of your worries washing away. Sounds like a tropical paradise doesn’t it? I think so. That’s why whenever I am in St. Lucia I make it a priority to spend an afternoon in the […]

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Visiting Costa Rica during “Green Season”

Arriving in San Jose, Costa Rica I couldn’t contain my excitement! I was finally visiting Central America!! (read about the yoga retreat I created) I landed just before lunch time and made my way through immigrations and back through the departures gate to catch my flight with Nature Air airlines. My resort, Pranamar Resort Oceanfront […]

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Coffee, Tea and Matcha

This post was supposed to be published at the beginning of May but life happened so here we are now, the beginning/mid of July. I wanted this post to be about healthy drinks but as I was editing the photos I realized that I mainly focused on three beverages I really enjoy: Coffee, Tea and […]

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Creating my own yoga retreat

One of the adventures on my growing bucket list is to go on a yoga retreat. For the past two years I have been watching some of my favorite yogis and studios host retreats around the world. I haven’t been able to make it to any, mostly due to the timing of the retreats, the […]

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