Summer Travel: 10 Packing Essentials

Family June 15, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

I went on a family vacation to Maui, Hawaii, last week with my husband and two children. Unlike past trips we took before we had kids, I couldn’t pack as much because I had to devote some luggage space to stuff the kids needed. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t still bring a few must-haves with me. Here are my…


The Truth About Breastfeeding

Family June 11, 2018 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

My mother says that, when I was born, hospital staff told her to use formula instead of breast milk. Thirty years later, things have changed. Now there’s so much pressure for new moms to breastfeed. I felt the pressure hard when my daughter Collette was born more than two years ago. Everyone from family and friends to complete strangers would…


How to Master Your Instagram Style

Beauty June 8, 2018 Tags: , 1 Comment

Instagram is everything these days. It’s your personal website, resume and life in squares. People ask me all the time how I get my Instagram looks looking so fresh. It takes a lot of work, and it isn’t easy. But it’s doable if you put in the time and energy.   Here’s my advice on how to master Instagram when…


How To Create A Brand

Entrepreneur May 30, 2018 3 Comments

A family member recently asked me how I built my brand. As I was explaining to him I realized that there was so much I wanted to explain. I thought it would be easier to write it out and share with you all. Mission Statement: Number one thing to know about building a brand is knowing what your brand is….


How to Pack Like a Pro For a Weekend Getaway

Family May 29, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , 2 Comments

I am the type of person that usually takes two suitcases for a weekend getaway. Recently I decided that I was not going to drag excess clothes, shoes, and makeup with me because it gets tiring carrying all that “excess baggage”, especially when I am traveling with two kids. This past weekend, I went away with the family to Manhattan…