Thoughts from Me, on Being Fearless.

Consistent, Confident, Vulnerable, Persistent. These are the first four words scribbled across the top page of my notes from my trip to Phoenix last weekend, where I attended Beautycounter’s L.E.A.D. conference.  We were tasked with writing down attributes that come to mind when we think of a fearless leader.  (Mine was Gwyneth Paltrow..if you’d like…

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A Hoppin’ John New Year

Every year I make this classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year’s.  Hoppin’ John is one of those dishes that comes with many versions, stories, and flavors – but my personal favorite is this recipe I am sharing today from “The Joy of Cooking”, the most authoritative cookbook in America (it says so on the…

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Travel Edit: Bienvenidos a Miami!

Are you planning a visit to Miami? Do you love crystal clear water, gorgeous white sand, cutting-edge design and art, great food and music? Then Miami South Beach, also known as the “American Riviera”, is a destination worth looking into.  A culture-rich city located on a beach (boom!), Miami South Beach has quickly become one…

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Beautycounter NEW Makeup Edit: Review & a Tutorial

It’s finally here! For 2+ years Christy Coleman, celebrity makeup artist and the “green beauty” genius behind Beautycounter’s color collection, has been meticulously working on these artistic grade powders. One swipe application, color that lasts all day without reapplying, and palettes of colors that work on all skin tones. Once again Beautycounter is setting the…

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Easy Instant Pot Hummus

I love hummus.  Like, a lot.  But lately I’ve not been loving the store bought variety so I decided to take a swing at making my own.  It was super important to me that I incorporate my favorite kitchen appliance – the Instant Pot (surprise, surprise!). Ain’t nobody got time for soaking beans for 8+…

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