SOBEWFF: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

The South Beach Wine & Food Festival isn’t until February. But if you want to score tickets to the hottest events the festival offers, you need to act NOW. Tickets for all events are available via the Mastercard pre-sale promotion until October 22nd. The general public sales begin on October 23rd.

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La Fresa Francesa: por l’amour de familia & food

Right off Okeechobee Road and located in a tiny strip mall, I drove by the area daily during my teens when I lived nearby. Back then, I frequented the park across the street during the holidays. As it turns out, the annual Christmas Lights display is still held at Triangle Park by the City of Hialeah. As I drove […]

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The Happiest Place on Earth: Napa Valley

Contrary to popular belief, the happiest place on earth is NOT Disney World. Not even close. The happiest place on earth is Napa Valley. What’s not to love? The sum of perfect weather, food, and wine equals pure joy. Neatly nestled within acres of distinct wineries, Napa Valley is also home to some of the best restaurants nationwide. If you love to eat and drink to your heart’s desire, this is the perfect place to visit year round. A very HAPPY one at that.

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Parrot Cay, Secret Place of Bliss

Turks and Caicos is not a destination I had planned on visiting this year (or ever again). The last time I visited was over a decade ago. That first trip was a glamorous, work related one which involved working out, make up artists, hairdressers, professional calendar photo-shoots, and a lot of dancing. The previous year I had visited Jamaica for the same reason: “work.” I was so in love with Jamaica then that the thought of Turks and Caicos did not wow me as much.

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48 hours in Dallas

I went to Dallas last week. The last time I was there was while I was still in college. Who remembers that far back? Wasn’t that pre-internet? Pre-social media? When Mother’s Day came around recently, I received a big surprise. My hubby surprised me with tickets to see the Phillip Phillips/John Mayer concert. MAJOR. BROWNIE. POINTS. […]

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