Why Aziz Ansari’s MASTER OF NONE is REAL AF.

He may be the master of none, but he’s the hero of many. I’m now 20 episodes deep into the life of Dev… just wrapped up Season 2 of one of the most stimulating millennial-created manifestations in Netflix’s original series collection. The issue-focused, interlaced stories carry out over 10 thirty-minute segments and bring many trivialized stories to light,…

A #WCW FAN LETTER TO SUE TSAI

Blogger’s note: My original plan for this #WCW post was to share 5 or so of my favorite Sue Tsai pieces and why I loved them. The more I Googled the web for inspiration, the more I found myself wishing I was a part of Tsai’s #girlgang and imagining what she would be like in person….

DIY Honey Avocado Masque

My two favorite foods to spread on my toast are NOW my two favorite things to put on my face and hair!  Just about every day, I have a piece of gluten-free toast smothered in either honey or avocado.  Over the weekend on Saturday morning, as I pulled out a half avocado to make my toast,…

The Sweet Tooth Fairy

My tastebuds were feeling bored, craving something delightfully sweet. Trying to do everything the right, healthy way, especially to look decent in a bathing suit for the summer. I was crying inside for something different, something authentic, something to satiate my cravings and drive my taste buds crazy. Getting out of Antigravity Fitness and seeing…

Neuroshroom & Focus Formula

Working a sedentary desk job may come easy for some — but for those of us naturally keen on the kinetic, it can become the bane of one’s existence.  Truth is, most of us aren’t designed to just sit all day behind a computer screen.  Enough time hasn’t lapsed since our hunter-gatherer ancestors imprinted their genetic influence on us.  In…

Antigravity Fitness

When I saw a Facebook post over a year ago of a friend suspending in a hammock, I immediately knew I had to find out what it was all about.  That’s when I decided to try Fighting Gravity Fitness, Richmond, VA’s first Antigravity Fitness Studio, owned by Audrey Bonafe. Anything that is new and looks…

PURA VIDA! Costa Rica in 7 days…

I’m sure this will not be the first, nor the last blog you read about Costa Rica, and that’s for damn good reason. It wasn’t named the “Rich Coast” for nothing. Costa Rica’s wealth is defined not only by it’s friendly people and vibrant culture, but by its diverse attractions: its volcanoes, its coffee plantations,…

Get your float on at Halcyon

Stress, stress, stress. It’s justifiably one of the most overused words in our society. Everything is overdone these days: work, study, play… We are taught to “go hard, or go home,” and more often than not, necessary breaks are feared, penalized or minimized to shear laziness. We live, therefore, in a society of overworked people trying…

Not your grandma’s kolache.

Leave them wanting more. Sage advice for inciting curiosity, need & demand in a desired target. A practice Churchill’s latest customized eatery, Craft Kolache, has mastered to a T. Specializing in kolaches, a puffy doughy pastry traditionally filled with fruit compote, this new kid on the block is livening-up RVA’s food scene. Even more exciting than…

Gift of sight – LASIK

Part of adulting responsibly involves deciding what investments are worth your while.  I’ve always felt that investing in my health is worthwhile since it’s naturally correlated with a greater quality of life.  So recently, I made one of the best investments of my adult life – the decision to get my poor eyesight corrected with…

Get Your Fizz On…

If you wanna feel a morning zest of life you gotta get with the C. When you’re dragging and feeling cloudy in the brain, C can boost your energy levels naturally. If you wanna feel alive and ready to thrive, you gotta get with the C.  C maintains the integrity of the vascular system and…