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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Inspiration Recap: Create and Cultivate LA

Hey beautiful you! So this is a recap of my awesome day at Create & Cultivate LA held at City Market Social House, an event venue in downtown Los Angeles…. If you don’t already know, Create &Cultivate is a top destination for women who want to create & cultivate the career of their dreams. I…

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Having Fun With Green Beauty!

Ever have that moment when you feel like you could run the world and how did you ever doubt yourself? How did you doubt going with your gut feeling instead of carrying the fear of change despite the lack of a net to catch you??? Well this is one of those moments for me…still no…

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Step Into My Studio

If you are not familiar with my home-based skincare and beauty studio House of Vine, it is lovingly named after my grandmother, Elvina (nicknamed Vine) a lover of beautiful things, a woman of extreme work ethic, dedication to her family, passion for her career and incredible bravery in being a single black woman that left…

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Throw Back! My Interview With The Pulse SD

Back in April of this year I had an exciting time being interviewed by Cindy Matalucci, host of The Pulse SD and her crew at The Pulse studio filming live for her website show. It was awesome, nerve wrecking and incredible all in one. I’m so glad I did it and was honored to have…

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Hyde Edwards Salon And Spa – July Peel Special

I featured a video on just last week or so about this month’s facial special at Hyde-Edwards Salon And Spa where I am currently providing services as an Esthetician/Makeup Artist in addition to growing my business with House of Vine. Why? All exposure is just that exposure. As a creative and entrepreneurial spirit, any exposure…

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Who’s The Boss?

         #BeautyIsBoss My new life and business mantra. Now what does that mean (to me) exactly? Well… I stand strong in that if you look good on the outside it reflects feeling good on the inside. Can one really argue with that? Why do you think so many talk shows and such…

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Waxing 101: Things To Know 

Spring break is here and tis the season for waxing everythang. I’m more of a facial giving girl howeverrr, I can wax like nobody’s business and there are a few tips and things I think you should know before and after your waxing service. A little waxing 101, if you will. Here goes it….  …

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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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New Year, Same Dreams

“Believe in yourself and be prepared to work hard.” Stella McCartney Well hello there and Happy New Year!!! It’s here! How are you feeling and what are you doing about it? Well as for me, I’m just working on my goals and positively feeling my way into the new year without the occasional ‘feeling-sorry-for-self’ sabotage…

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