DIY Inspiration Board

Hello & happy Monday! I hope you had a fabulous weekend.  Today, I want to share a super easy DIY Inspiration Board idea with you!  When I moved, I was all about mourning the loss of my old life by laying in bed and watching episode after episode of Parenthood.  After about a week of that […]

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In Love with Love

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!! I have mixed feelings about this holiday, but if there is one thing I do know… it is that I am in LOVE with love.  I am also in LOVE with street art, graffiti, murals, billboards, signs, or anything else I happen to see with messages of love. These are a few […]

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Applauding Our Real Self

This weeks You Are Beautiful encounter was incredibly inspiring and thought provoking. What I first noticed about Kathy is that she had a beautiful smile. When I approached her, she seemed reluctant to discuss body image with me initially, saying that she had a terrible body image. Her story starts as early as age 5 when she […]

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Self Confidence Starts at Home

This You Are Beautiful encounter literally brought tears to my eyes.  Four generations of strong, beautiful women  The few moments I spent with these women reminded me how important it is to teach your children to love themselves.  Self confidence starts at home.  Children watch, listen, and learn from their parents.  Ultimately, this helps the […]

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Detox Daiquiri recipe

Happy Monday to you! I hope you ate too much guacamole and screamed “touchdown!!!” at the top of your lungs yesterday.  Today you can continue to celebrate your team’s victory or drown your sorrows with my Detox Daiquiri.  Your liver & tastebuds will thank you. DETOX DAIQUIRI What you need:           […]

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One important question

My mission to spread YAB stickers has become a total passion of mine.  I have stuck them on street signs, walls, benches, mirrors, doors, utility boxes, soap dispensers, bike racks, parking meters, mail boxes, bus stops, trash cans, and more. Even though a YAB sticker is small, its message is powerful and very meaningful to me. Imagine […]

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Killer Curry Cravings

I would seriously contemplate doing highly illegal things right now for some good Indian food.  Seventeen days.  No San Francisco.  No Aloo Gobi.  No Chicken Tikka.  No Papadam.  I may die.  Spicy Bite, Alhamra, Mehfil… I dream of your scrumptious dishes. Three words…Killer. Curry. Cravings. A few things I miss since leaving San Francisco: 1) Indian […]

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Coping 101

Today rocked. I woke up on the wrong side of the bed and spent almost 3 hours at the DMV. But, I made it my challenge to enjoy the day. One Trader Joe’s shopping spree, lunch on my patio (in the sun!!!) with the world’s best poodle, a few chapters of my current book called […]

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