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Seasons 52 Summer Menu

So listen, you know that I eat out a lot.  My dining adventures are what led you to this here blog! As you can imagine, this is not the easiest lifestyle and the deeper I get in to my thirties, getting summer time fine ain't as easy as it used to be!  In fact, I am always on the hunt for great dining experiences that do not overdo it on the calorie intake.  That is what I have always counted on Seasons 52 for, good dining experiences that are portioned well and dare I say healthy?  So when Seasons 52 [...]

By |2019-07-30T22:23:56-05:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats, Lunch|0 Comments

Guide to Taipei

I am back from my first visit to Asia and of course I have so much to share!  I had the privilege of traveling to Taiwan for work.  Since this was not a personal vacation, I did not plan out my own itinerary or do much research before heading to Taiwan.  With that, I really went in to this trip with no expectations and that honestly made the whole experience better!  I compiled the highlights of my trip in to this one LONG post as a Guide to Taipei! What to See & Do Taipei 101 Once the largest building [...]

By |2019-07-28T13:35:18-05:00July 28th, 2019|Categories: City Guides, Traveling Foodie|0 Comments

Butcher Box Review

*Links included in this post are affiliate links, which means I may receive payment (at no additional cost to you) for items purchased through my links*  Whewwww... writing blog posts has been so hard lately!  But since this website remains one of my favorite ways to communicate with my audience, I am pushing through!  For those that follow me on Instagram, you may have caught a few of my posts about the meat delivery service Butcher Box.  I received my first box a few months ago and while I am still making my way through all of the products, I [...]

By |2019-07-23T22:17:07-05:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Visiting Fredericksburg Texas

I have spent most of my life living in the great state of Texas, but only recently discovered the Texas gem that is Fredericksburg, Texas!  This German town is right in the middle of the state in Texas Hill Country.  In recent years, it has attracted visitors from the state's larger cities due to it's small town charm, German cuisine and of course the wineries!  Just a four hour drive from Houston, I took my first trip to Fredericksburg last month and per usual... I have a lot to say about Visiting Fredericksburg Texas! Where to Stay Our cute [...]

By |2019-07-06T17:52:52-05:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Traveling Foodie|1 Comment

A Few More Stops from Los Angeles

The Los Angeles recap continues!  There were a few more spots I visited that you should definitely include on your next weekend trip to Los Angeles. The Broad Visiting a museum has quickly become one of my favorite things to do when I travel.  This go around, my friend recommended that we visit the Broad, a museum focused on pop culture that is typically free! You can reserve a time ahead of time online.  To avoid the lines, we opted to pay for the special exhibition "Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983."  As you [...]

By |2019-06-27T06:15:49-05:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Traveling Foodie|0 Comments

The FOMO Factory vs. Candytopia

Houston, we have some new fun interactive art installations, instagrammable spots around town!  Over the last week, I have had the privilege of visiting three of them during their media events.  Since so many of you asked me "which is better" I figured I would put together ONE post to share my experiences!  So check out my thoughts on the FOMO Factory vs. Candytopia plus a note about the upcoming #GirlsNightOut Event and the African American Selfie Museum. The Fomo Factory The FOMO Factory (Fear of Missing Out) aims to create an escape to childhood through an "immersive art pop."  [...]

By |2019-06-15T10:43:33-05:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Events|4 Comments

My Two Cents LA

Top of my LA must stop lists this go around was soul food restaurant, My Two Cents.  I first discovered this LA gem while doing research for my Black Owned Brunchin' list, a nationwide list of black owned restaurants that serve brunch.  Then a few years ago, I saw Issa Rae and Solange Knowles host a benefit for the owner of the restaurant to help her raise money to stay in business.  The likes of Kelly Rowland and Beyonce attended this benefit.  So from my standpoint, if this is a spot that all that black girl magic would support, then [...]

By |2019-06-02T14:11:34-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Traveling Foodie|2 Comments

Catch LA

I decided to be like everyone else and catch a plane on Memorial Day Weekend! I linked up with my girl Jasmene of @FashionablyLateFoodie and went to Los Angeles!  I've visited twice in the last few years (catch those posts here), but it was great to go with a fellow foodie/blogger! I knew we would be on the same page on the places we wanted to see.  We visited so many great places that deserve their own blog posts, so expect me to sprinkle them out over the next few weeks.  Up first, my visit to Catch LA! The Setup [...]

By |2019-06-02T13:34:54-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Traveling Foodie|0 Comments

Happy Hour at Mia Bella Trattoria

Dropping in for a quick post about an amazing low-key happy hour that I recently discovered!  I visited Mia Bella Trattoria with my Houston Food Blogger Collective friends last week and we were all pretty impressed with the happy hour offerings!  It left many of us wondering HOW did we not know this existed?! And if we didn't know, I imagine quite a few of you did not either.   So here I am, doing as I do, sharing the wealth! Get in to this Happy Hour at Mia Bella Trattoria. Location Okay look beyond the drink for a second [...]

By |2019-06-02T10:06:25-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|0 Comments

Houston Neighborhood Guide Pt. 1

I jokingly bragged about the excellent Houston tour I gave to my cousins last year and received so many requests to share the wealth!  I love my hometown and take great pride in showing it off to out-of-towners.   Many people do not know much about the city outside of NASA, Beyonce and our sports teams.   So I consider this a challenge and I must say most of my visitors go home with a new appreciation for the great city of Houston. As I started to think about how I can share my guide, I realized this deserved several posts.  I [...]