51 Ways to Live a Better Life

Paid Partnership with Jax Historic Realty Lately, I have felt a bit off kilter. After eating so well and losing weight and working out regularly, I feel the difference more acutely when I don’t do the best things for my body. I feel it in my bones and I don’t like the feeling. The strangestContinue reading “51 Ways to Live a Better Life”

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish!

Well, everyone, it is time to say So Long and Thanks for All the Fish!! And by fish…I mean support, love, unending kindness, eyeballs to read my stories, stories to share back at me…the fish have been unending for 8 years. The fish have meant everything to me. The fish have changed my life. WhenContinue reading “So Long and Thanks for All the Fish!”

Pairings Retreat: From Dream to Reality

One day, shortly after the beginning of the new year, my friend Cristina from Your Personal Producer and I were on G-chat as we normally are, sharing our dreams for 2018. She was in a funk and I was in a post-Paris high! 2017 had seen some serious ups and downs for both of usContinue reading “Pairings Retreat: From Dream to Reality”

An American in Paris: Day 3

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 Travel Journal Continued… “Today, it is simply perfect outside. A little bit on the windy side, but the skies are blue and the sun is shining. It’s Louvre day. I find the Louvre to be rather overwhelming. My cousin Sterling did recommend a book she let me borrow that has theContinue reading “An American in Paris: Day 3”

Money Matters: How I got to Paris

Up until this very moment, this very day, even…if you asked me about money matters I would have told you: “Go ask someone else…I’m very bad at money.” And it would have been true. I have been bad at money my whole life. From the day I opened a Star Wars credit card when IContinue reading “Money Matters: How I got to Paris”

Thrift Store Cosplay Day 16

Day 16: Harry Potter Personally, I’m a Gryffindor. So when I found this shirt in Goodwill, I knew I had to have it, not only for my personal closet of items to wear on a daily basis, but also for this series! I already had Harry Potter glasses in my cosplay closet and my wandContinue reading “Thrift Store Cosplay Day 16”

Thrift Store Cosplay Introduction

Who’s ready for a brand new Instagram challenge? #thriftstorecosplay is coming at you starting today! This challenge was inspired by something called #ClosetCosplay that can also be found on the Instagrams. One of my favorite actresses from the Pemberley Digital You Tube web series, Emma Approved, Joanna Sotomura did this challenge back in May andContinue reading “Thrift Store Cosplay Introduction”

#PrincessBootCamp – Mulan Meal Plan

After a brief hiatus, we are charging forward into Week 4: Mulan Week! This week we are in China and studying all about Chinese culture, foods and fitness all while keeping Mulan herself as the central inspiration for the week. When the Emperor sends out conscription notices to every family in the face of aContinue reading “#PrincessBootCamp – Mulan Meal Plan”

Fashionable

I love fashion. I have loved it my whole life. From when I was a little girl in the 80’s wearing 4 pairs of socks stacked on top of each other to the 90’s when I experimented with wearing my skirts over my pants to my college years when I studied Apparel Design and Technology atContinue reading “Fashionable”

Fitness

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the word “fitness” I immediately think of physical fitness. Working out, doing yoga, going for a run, doing planks, going to spin class, eating quinoa and kale and flax seed paste. (Ok…ok, I never ate flax seed paste!) Even when you Google fitness, it’s pictures ofContinue reading “Fitness”