Yummy Moment: Ham and Asparagus Strata

For some reason, I’ve not been a fan of asparagus but I’ll definitely give this one a try. Just look at that image. Click here or on the pic for the recipe and do share if you’ve tried it.  Credit: SimplyRecipes Continue reading Yummy Moment: Ham and Asparagus Strata

Hidden Gems of Croatia

Croatia is a country renowned for its rich history, breathtaking beauty and endless servings of fun, adventure and excitement. Millions of tourists flock to the country annually to relish in its extravagant offerings. Most of them end up in popular destinations like Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Zadar and Split. Although such destinations offer a wealth of tourist attractions, they are just a tip of the iceberg. There … Continue reading Hidden Gems of Croatia

Book Review: “Cursed be the Wicked” by J.R. Richardson

Release date: March 3rd 2014 Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: Cooper Shaw lives his life under a pen name and enjoys the anonymity it provides during his journeys across the globe as a seasoned writer for a travel magazine. When his job lands him in his hometown of Salem, Massachusetts, to cover the famous Festival of the Dead, he soon realizes that he can’t stay … Continue reading Book Review: “Cursed be the Wicked” by J.R. Richardson

Album Review: “Lights Out” by Ingrid Michaelson

I’m ashamed to say I’m only now listening to Ingrid Michaelson. My oh my have I been missing out. With her latest album, Lights Out, only a day away from being released, I was happy to receive the opportunity to listen and review her music. Good timing because I’m in the mood for some new music that’s not really mainstream and more original. Let’s see … Continue reading Album Review: “Lights Out” by Ingrid Michaelson

[Exclusive] Kelissa on Positive Livity & Conscious Music

There’s something very warm, inviting, and uplifting about Kelissa McDonald’s music. You can’t help but listen to the truth that resides within her lyrics and it encourages you to make a change. Well, that’s the kind of feeling I get. Born and raised on the island of Jamaica, Kelissa is a diverse artist whose sound has evolved into an expression of her background as well … Continue reading [Exclusive] Kelissa on Positive Livity & Conscious Music

Kelissa Gives Us ’10’

When I received the opportunity to feature Kelissa on EY, I was thrilled because she’s such a humble human being who creates empowering music. Thankfully, Kelissa not only took the time to grant us an interview, but she also went on to answer our 10 quickies, which happens to be my favorite part of the interview because these questions require more of the person rather … Continue reading Kelissa Gives Us ’10’

Album Review: “Head or Heart” by Christina Perri

I’m one of those fans always anticipating the return of Christina Perri, with her addictive indie flow and that versatile and meaningful music. This woman deserves more recognition for her art, and I’m pleased to be able to not only listen to her sophomore album but to write a review as well. No bias. Just appreciation for an authentic sound that needs to be appreciated. *** … Continue reading Album Review: “Head or Heart” by Christina Perri

[Exclusive] America Martin on making life her art

I came across an artist’s website and I immediately felt drawn to her use of colors and concepts. The artist I’m talking about is America Martin, a Colombian-American fine artist based in Los Angeles. Not only does this endearing and talented woman paint, she also creates intricate sculptors as well. Martin takes inspiration from a wide range of things, including life. Find out this and … Continue reading [Exclusive] America Martin on making life her art

Book Review: “The Truth About Alice” by Jennifer Mathieu

Release date: June 3rd 2014 Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Purchase: Amazon Rating: 4/5 Synopsis via Goodreads: Everyone has a lot to say about Alice Franklin, and it stopped mattering whether it’s true.  The rumors started at a party when Alice supposedly had sex with two guys in one night. When school starts everyone almost forgets about Alice until one of those guys, super-popular Brandon, dies in a car wreck … Continue reading Book Review: “The Truth About Alice” by Jennifer Mathieu

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Ever Heard of Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik, Croatia… Sounds exotic, doesn’t it? This ancient city represents the best aspects of Eastern Europe as a bustling modern metropolis interspersed with quaint throwbacks to a way of life that is now buried in the past elsewhere on the planet. Dubrovnik’s complex city wall is especially spellbinding, as a result of which it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Inside the city … Continue reading Ever Heard of Dubrovnik?