Give Your Body A Boost of Well Being

Think body treatments to keep it right, tight, detoxed, clear and smooth through the remainder of Summer and beyond…   Dry Brushing Cellulite is fat under the skin in the fatty subcutaneous layer that causes a dimpling appearance usually in the thigh, hip and buttocks area. It mainly happens in women, it is rare to…

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My Body: Positivity Put to the Test!

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things. – Henry Rollins I was a swimsuit model! Yes this actually happened?! I was called to put my own body positivity to the test when Dean Hall, San Diego based fashion stylist reached out to me to be in AND wear a swimsuit for…

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Wander + Lost = Found

”It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti   I took a picture of this picture while at an Airbnb I was staying at while in LA for the Create & Cultivate Conference in February.  I wasn’t sure what I’d use it for or if…

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With Love, From House of Vine: The Skin Care Studio

In case you didn’t know, my skincare studio, also named House of Vine, is open for business!! I am officially taking appointments at House of Vine, which is nestled discreetly in my bungalow house in the urban and creative neighborhood of Golden Hill, in the heart of San Diego, California. It’s been a journey with…

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Viva Cuba! Things To Know

I’m baaack!! And I’ve finally recovered from the holidays, the new year, my trip to Cuba, and a break up with my BF to boot (yes, I’m ok and honestly it’s for the best, until I’m ready to get back out there). Not to mention I’ve been prepping my skincare studio, all the supplies, the…

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First Day Of The Rest Of My Life

  My first video and I just had to do it and get it out there, no frills, no great background no me all dolled up. That would of took me another week just to gather the perfection of it all (insert side smirk). So I just winged it. Now it is out of the…

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Love Note To Self

After a bit of a hiatus in getting my life hustle on, going to Beauty school to get my Esthetician license, networking to pursue clients to build my freelance biz as a personal stylist and makeup artist, I thought I would kick off a blog post per an idea I got from a writer I…

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Perspective

Hello, hello! Happy Monday! Yes, House Of Vine is still here! I know it has been an insurmountable delay and I’m not about excuses, however with getting through my venture of taking a night course to become a certified makeup artist while working my demanding federal career in management by day, it really was a…

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Fear: Gotta Love It!

Step outside of your comfort zone… “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” Jack Canfield I just got Lasik procedure on my eyes two days ago. I hesitated at the thought for years and years because well I was scared of the negative ramifications would outweitgh the postive. Yet, finally being fed…

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Non-Factor Status

Low to no return on investment? Yet you came for me I did not send for you. Unfortunately I have no choice, you have been voted off the island! Buh bye. Why is it that the men also known as someone-you-dated-once and it is so over, continue to feel relevant in the now? As in…

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