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Things I Love: Day 5– Chinese New Year

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE Chinese New Year. Granted, I’m half-Chinese, so it’s probably in my blood to like this holiday. But that’s not the main reason why I love it.  I love it because it gives me a real chance to clean out all the bad energy from last year and […] Read more…

How to Save $1500 for Your Next Trip

Dreaming of traveling to an exotic location is easy. Saving money to actually go there is… not so easy. Clearly, I have a desire to travel a lot this year (see my Bucket List Page). So, I thought I would share with you one way that I save up money to travel! Last year I saved up […] Read more…

New Moon in LIBRA!

Hip hip Hooray! Mercury is finally out of retrograde! I don’t know about you, but I definitely had to grind through the past couple of weeks way more than usual. And it was exhausting! Tomorrow night (October 12), there is going to be a New Moon in LIBRA! And I am so excited about this […] Read more…

20 Ways to Pay it Forward

TGIF! It’s Feel Good Friday!  And it’s also Good Friday. For me, Good Friday has me reflecting on what I can do for others. When shit hits the fan in my own life, it is easy for me to panic and only think about myself. Panicking does no good. For anyone. Luckily, I have the […] Read more…

The #1 Secret of Geniuses

This weekend I went to Disneyland with two good friends of mine. We went to Tomorrowland to watch this band perform. My friends had been raving about the lead singer and said that I would LOVE her. The lead singer was a girl named Tomisina. She was backed by an all-male band. I was skeptical […] Read more…

10 Ways to Stay Motivated

  Happy Monday Motivation! I’d like to take some time today to talk about how traveling taught me how to keep myself motivated in reaching my goals. We all have goals. We all have dreams. But life throws curveballs and obstacles in the way that cause us to falter. When I was traveling in Thailand, […] Read more…

Charred Broccoli and Pesto Pasta Recipe

Sometimes I get really bored of salads and want some other kind of veggies. I was talking to my girl friend on the phone while walking through Ralph’s whining about how I needed to switch my greens up. As I was perusing the produce section, I noticed that the broccoli was on sale. “Broccoli is […] Read more…

Top 10 Songs to Boost Your Mood

Happy Monday Motivation! One of the things that I love is music.  Music fuels my soul. It makes me smile. I can’t live a day without it! One of the main reasons why I love music is because it is universal. It evokes an emotion. It evokes a feeling regardless of whether you understand the […] Read more…

Top 10 Bucket List Ideas

TGIF! It’s Feel Good Friday! And what better way to feel good than to see if I can check off anything on my bucket list this weekend. Or at least start planning for it 🙂 Any time I feel uninspired, I go to Pinterest and find things to add to my Bucket List Board. Here […] Read more…

Turkey Dirty Rice Recipe

This weekend was incredibly gloomy for LA. Pouring down rain several days in a row got me missing the soul food I used to eat when I was living in Atlanta.  I always loved soul food because it was hearty, satisfying, and full of spices that tingled my palate. Memories of corn bread, fried okra, […] Read more…

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