That Girl At the Party

I am a proud blogger of 11 years, Founder of Canappetit, PR person, Web and Cannabis Entrepreneur, Founder of the LTN Card, the Let Love Festival and the Henley Foundation, aunt to 12 and human to Bodhi and Yoko Rey

What To Black Americans Is The Fourth of July?

In 1852, Frederick Douglass delivered one of his most riveting speeches “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” In a year when there has been increased focus on Black inequality in our nation, I have decided to run this piece with excerpts of Douglass’ original speech intertwined and updated with thoughts of my own.

Take Your Knee Off My Neck : Thoughts On Racism In The PR / Influencer Industry

In his eulogy of George Floyd, Reverend Al Sharpton said it best. We, as Black Americans need the knees taking off of our necks by racists in America in every aspect of our lives, including the workplace. It made me think. So I am addressing the PR people, who have racistly made my life a living hell for the past 11 years as an Editor/Influencer. It has not been pretty and it needs to stop.

Marimekko X Uniqlo Is The Ultimate Collaboration

I live for Uniqlo’s comfy but mega-stylish clothes, especially the designer collaborations.  My very favorite is the Marimekko collaboration. I have to have one or two of these pieces with each new line and now have a lovely collection of Marimekko x Uniqlo pieces.

10-Day California Coast Road Trip Itinerary

While waiting for COVID-19 travel restrictions to be lifted, why not start planning a California road trip? The state boasts picturesque coastline, stunning scenery, and endless sunshine. I am California dreaming on a rainy, lockdown day!

On Sleep by Valerie Bennis

The coronavirus has made me focus more seriously on every aspect of my health.  Check out this re-published post from Valerie Benni, Founder of Essence of Vali to give us some pointers on getting a proper night’s sleep.

Best and Worst Gifts for a Hospital Patient

While most hospitals are now limiting patient visits due to the coronavirus, in a few months they will be re-opened and you will be able to visit patients again. Read this sponsored post to help you pick the best gift to bring on your visit.

Celebrate Earth Day 2020 With Disney+ And National Geographic!

This year, with so many of us sick Earth Day has a special meaning for me. Disney released their annual Earth Day film as a double feature on their streaming platform Disney+ on April 3rd. So I am spending the day watching the new films plus some from the companion network, National Geographic.