• Gingerbread House Dining Experience at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

    December 28, 2017

    To get into the holiday spirit, Alex and I dined in the Ritz-Carlton’s adobe-styled gingerbread house! Having dinner inside the life-sized gingerbread house was a magical experience two days before Christmas. After driving through the cacti lit with twinkling lights, we arrived at the resort and were graciously welcomed by several congenial staff. We spotted…

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  • Maynards Market & Kitchen Guest Chef Series– Italy Meets AZ

    September 13, 2017

    Thanks to Maynards Market & Kitchen, I had the opportunity to attend their delicious Italy Meets AZ six-course dinner. Italy has always held a special place in my heart and I was particularly excited to attend this dinner because the chef is from my study-abroad home in the beautiful town, Orvieto. La Dolce Vita My…

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  • Lash Extensions Review: Everything You Need to Know

    September 9, 2017

    With my upcoming wedding in February, I started looking at options for lashes. Naturally, my lashes are nice but for wedding photos, I was looking for an extra pop. Thankfully around the same time, a Tucson lash-technician named Wendie contacted me if I would be interested in reviewing lash extensions as a sponsored service. Wendie…

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  • Wedding Season in New York

    August 4, 2017

    Generally speaking, wedding season falls between Spring and Fall. Finding the perfect wedding attire can present a challenge depending on the formality of the wedding but when in doubt, go with a high-quality fabric that has an a-line cut. A nice fabric never fails, and an a-line cut is flattering on everyone. Ted Baker Sunglasses…

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  • Omakase at Yamato

    July 3, 2017

    When Alex asked me where I wanted to eat for my birthday this past weekend, the answer was easy: Yamato for omakase. Owner and Chef Noboru created the most outstanding sushi experience I have ever had in my life, and I never thought I would find such fresh-tasting and deliciously-crafted sushi right here in Tucson.…

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  • Chef for a Day at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona

    June 27, 2017

    Back in April I joined the Red Shoe Society (RSS), a young-professionals group associated with the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). The RSS serves as a philanthropic arm of the RMHC with a collective goal to help make a difference in the lives of families with sick children. Each day, RMHC serves two meals to…

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  • Nautical Navy

    June 17, 2017

    One of my favorite colors to wear during the summertime is navy! I always find myself drawn towards the nautical color. For work, I used the color to pair a casual, cotton shirt with one of my favorite silk, vintage skirts. To add a third color, I incorporated brown for a summery touch. These MICHAEL…

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  • R Bar Energy Partnership

    June 3, 2017

    I am ecstatic to tell you about my recent partnership with an amazing company based in Tucson: R Bar Energy!! I started using R Bar Energy products last summer when I stumbled across them in my bike shop. What appealed to me was the minimum ingredients that were used to create the product. I always…

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  • Memorial Day Weekend

    May 31, 2017

    On Saturday, I did my first ever bike fit and had aerobars installed! Look out for that post later this week. I needed to get my training in for my 70.3 Ironman and decided to stay in town. However, Alex and I still wanted to do something fun. He proposed the idea of a staycation…

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