VOTE: Red, White, Blue and Green

We are more than half way into Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month and less than a month away from elections.  I felt it appropriate and timely to add some love to my website.  So I devoted my annual photo shoot with my sobrinas and sobrino to encourage the Latino community to VOTE.  Every summer we look forward to … Continue Reading

Take a HAIK

 Hey you, go take a hike!  Just kidding but I would love to introduce you to one of Kansas City’s first-rate creatives, Haik (pronounced just like HIKE) Kavookjian. I met this talented leather smith during the holidays at The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair in Kansas City MO.  As I was walking by his both I immediately … Continue Reading

Happy 1 Year Anniversary The Monarch Bar

On March 28, 2017 I was in line for the Bubbly and Bowties pre-party for Kansas City Fashion Week with my date for the evening (HI, Theresa!).  We were standing in line when I looked behind me and noticed this sexy couple.  Of course, I had to introduce myself.  Lo and behold this attractive duo … Continue Reading

Nantucket Sams in Broken Bow, OK

My oh my, what a wonderful few days were had in the woodsy town of Broken Bow, Oklahoma.  I for one had no idea there was such a charming vacation spot in the Southeast part of Oklahoma.  Blue Beaver Luxury Cabins (, offer the perfecto getaway from the day to day grind.  They offer cabins … Continue Reading

Côtier Casual Coastal Living

Talk about the epitome of casual West Coast living.  The name says it all, Côtier ( in French, which means “coastal” is very appropriate.  To begin with, the exterior of this charming home decor gem, is simply inviting.  I did notice as I walked around Coronado that I did not see very many home decor retail … Continue Reading

KCFW: Sneak Preview of ULAH

     Outstanding, is the word that comes to mind when I think having had attended the sneak preview of ULAH ( last night.  Ulah, is a new men’s apparel and lifestyle store that is nestled in the new Woodside Village Development.  Joey Mendez and Buck Wimberly are the dynamic duo who combined their talent, vision and … Continue Reading

Metal and Ceramic: Samantha McPherson

Since it is Fashion Week here in Kansas City, I deemed it appropriate to showcase this local jeweler whom I am quite fond of.  I had the pleasure of using a couple of her pieces for a photo shoot.  One of my favorite pieces is the image underneath this body text.  I enjoyed hearing where … Continue Reading

An Amazing Day with The Mid-America GLCC

Today, for me, will for sure go down as a monumental day as a small business owner.  Not only did I attend my first Business Equality Conference, “Connecting Passion to Product” but had the pleasure to have local, regional and national leaders share their knowledge and experiences on important topics in business.  This amazing, educational and diverse conference … Continue Reading

Hotel Van Zandt in Austin TX

It’s always a great treat when we travel to one of the BEST cities in the USofA, Austin TX!  I decided to stay somewhere different and researched new hotels. To my surprise, Kimpton Hotels, opened the hip Hotel Van Zandt! It is located just off  Rainey Street which is a historic sleepy residential street nestled right next to downtown.  Bars and … Continue Reading