The Most Authentic Way to Celebrate International Sushi Day

This post is sponsored by Sapporo USA, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.   Now I know you’re gonna think I’m crazy when you read the next part of this sentence but, *whispers*, I just started falling in love with sushi recently. I know. I too am ashamed at my late discovery but thank goodness I…

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#Slay with the Queen of the South on USA Network

https://www.jojobride.co.uk/collections/short-reception This post is sponsored by USA Network but the #slay is all my own. From moving to NYC at age 19 and continuing to hustle almost a decade later, there are a few things Teresa Mendoza and I have in common – we #slay. It’s not easy to get to the top. When I first moved here, I thought…

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What to Pack For Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

San Juan, PR 2016 So excited to be heading back to a beach soon! In less than three weeks I’ll be sipping a pina colada in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. My soul is itching to be near water, sand, and sun. I love coming home to tan lines and memories that can only be created while traveling. I will be…

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Memorial Day Weekend Cocktail Recipes

It’s Memorial Day Weekend! While I wish I was out of town or at least hitting up a BBQ, I’ll settle for enjoying my three-day weekend in the quiet city while sipping a cocktail. Planning to hit a party? Be a hit with this beautiful punch bowl cocktail recipe, Jaegermeister-based no less. Or for more intimate parties, I have cocktail…

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Staycation in NYC: Sixty LES

Every now and then you just need a getaway but factors like budget and time hinder you taking a real vacation. Staycations are increasingly popular because, 1. ideally they cost less than a vacation and 2. it’s a chance to still explore your city and have a home-away-from-home experience. I recently had a staycation in the Lower East Side neighborhood…

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