All About Oil Pulling

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The first time I tried oil pulling, I was at the end of my rope. I had been fighting a disgusting cold for weeks and the coughing and congestion was killing my joie de vivre completely. I was SO OVER IT. I took to Twitter to vent about my ongoing illness and was offered a […]

Lollapalooza 2012–The Music, The Fashion, The Food, The FUN

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I spent this past weekend with hundreds of thousands of music fans and festival lovers, tromping through the mud at Chicago’s own Grant Park. And it’s basically taken me two full days to recover. That was me on Saturday. My tee is by Detroit’s own, indie teeshirt label WordPlay. Check them out – they’re awesome! […]

Welcome to Chicago, City Target!

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For months now I’ve been peeping in the windows and wondering what the new Target at the corner of State Street and Madison would be like. I’ve been living in Chicago for a mere three years and didn’t have the privilege of knowing and loving the legendary, historic Louis Sullivan designed Carson Pirie Scott building […]

What I Learned From a Man Named Wyatt and a Horse Named Elvis

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Sometimes it takes getting out of your comfort zone to remind you who you really are. Arizona is out of my comfort zone in general – it’s desert and mountains and terrain the likes of which you don’t see often if you’re from the Caribbean. It’s dry and hot and the air is thin. Hi, […]

And the Sony VAIO Winner is…

Sorry for the delay in announcing the winner of the Sony VAIO giveaway – I had a busy travel schedule and then it took time to read all of your comments. I can’t even express how much I WISH I could give a Sony VAIO to all of you! But there’s only one possible winner. […]

Green Your Beauty Routine

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HOORAY for the Winner of the Eden BODYWorks Blogging While Brown Scholarship!

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When the wonderful folks of Eden BODYWorks came to me with the idea of the Blogging While Brown scholarship giveaway, I thought it was an absolutely AMAZING idea, one I’d love to collaborate on every year! And I also said to them, please don’t ask me to judge this because WAY too many of my […]