In The City –  Latitudes Bistro & Lounge

Tamara and I found a perfect little spot for bites and drinks in Atlanta earlier this week. We were both in need of some girl time and time away from the kiddos for a few hours.   We had no major plan but knew we wanted to hang out downtown, take a few pics, grab … Continue reading In The City –  Latitudes Bistro & Lounge

In The City – Augusta, GA

I have never had a reason to travel to Augusta, Georgia before last weekend.  Besides a good friend moving there a few years ago, there was no other reason why I would make my way 2 hours east to get away from city life. However, last weekend, my 12 year old was competing in a … Continue reading In The City – Augusta, GA

In the City: I Love Pho

Some years ago, while working at the CDC, my coworkers were always boasting about the great restaurants on Buford Highway. This area is well known for many international food options to enjoy.  The first time I took someone's advice to try a restaurant on Buford Highway, I was not impressed. The health department score was … Continue reading In the City: I Love Pho

In the City: Busboys and Poets

Last week I had the opportunity to try a new restaurant in Washington, DC. It is called Busboys and Poets. My cousin recommended that I check them out and after going, I  see why she did. The place boasts positive energy and love, according to our server. They offer a host of food options. There … Continue reading In the City: Busboys and Poets

Expecting Amazing Things in 2017

I am writing this blog post during a perfect time of year for me.  My kiddos are away with their dad for a week which means the house is quiet.  Meditation music is playing.  Candles are lit. My yoga mat is in the middle of the floor. Pure bliss!! Well, today is the first day … Continue reading Expecting Amazing Things in 2017

In The City- The Flying Biscuit

I've been to The Flying Biscuit a bunch of times. Hilda and I both happened to have a day off a few weeks ago and decided to grab something to eat and go thrift shopping- which is one of the things we love to do. Instead of going to the city, we decided to stick … Continue reading In The City- The Flying Biscuit

A Super Sexy, Sultry artist: Brian McKnight is still relevant after a couple decades in the music game!!

A few weeks ago, I got an alert from City Winery-Chicago that Brian McKnight  was gracing the stage in an intimate solo performance. In that moment, my movements were fluid and without regret. As I slammed the keys on my computer, I reminisced in my mind about the last time I saw him in concert. … Continue reading A Super Sexy, Sultry artist: Brian McKnight is still relevant after a couple decades in the music game!!

One of the Best Seafood Places in New Orleans

Harbor Seafood and Oyster Bar in New Orleans has some of the best seafood I ever tasted! This is a place where the locals go in New Orleans and when I tell you the food is Mmmmmm.. Good, I am not exaggerating. I have been to New Orleans several times, but my recent visit was … Continue reading One of the Best Seafood Places in New Orleans

Guilt Free Mommy Getaway: My Trip to the Bahamas

"And the bottom line is that I need and deserve every ounce of pleasure on these getaways." The past few months have been a perfect balance of what I want my life to be be like- lots of work and play. I work hard for my kiddos so that they have what they need so … Continue reading Guilt Free Mommy Getaway: My Trip to the Bahamas

It’s Been Six Months Already…..

Confession: I started CLS in the midst of a lot of change in my life. My marriage was ending, I was suddenly a single mother of two kids with challenges, and I had minimal support. I had to quickly figure out everything on my own. It was not at all where I expected to be … Continue reading It’s Been Six Months Already…..