Defying the Odds: When Shondesh Meets Rugelach

People would always ask me what kind of man I was looking for when I was single. What do you want him to look like? What character traits are you seeking in your soulmate? Honestly, I had no intention of settling down any time soon. I think my friends and family were scared that I…

Gone With The Wind

As I just sat on the plane watching strangers pass by, I keep playing the look on your face as I walked away. You didn’t say much but your eyes gave me a novel. I can feel the tight grip wrapped around my heart, squeezing me so hard not allowing me to breathe as the…

Serendipity

It’s 7 a.m. and I’m staring outside my window at the W Hollywood wishing I didn’t have to leave. I’m looking around my room wishing I could stay with you another night. Never did I imagine that a love and hate relationship would turn into just love. I almost felt like I was leaving myself…

To: My Best Friend By Blood & Choice

It was a nice breezy September morning in 1997 as the wind hit my face to welcome me to my first day of Kindergarten. Daddy was holding my hand as he walked me trying to make me feel better about the first day I would be away from him and mom for the entire day….

How To Make Her Fall In Love With You

I have mixed emotions about Valentine’s Day because you should always express your love to the people in your life all the time especially the one you choose to lay next to every night. However, I do love how warm and joyous this holiday can be. I love seeing people in love or doing things…

Style & Fashion: Podcast with Bryan

On Tuesday, as I’m finishing the dishes after coming home from dinner with my little brother and his girlfriend at East Wall Restaurant, I hear my phone ringing and its my wonderful talented friend Bryan Chu. A few weeks ago he honored me by asking to interview me about fashion, style and the importance of it in…

Promises To Keep

Counting down the days to the New Year and everyone is scrambling about what to do, how to act and this long awkward moment before 2018 knocks at our door. So whether you are in search of the perfect outfit for that perfect Instagram shot with your new boo thang or you’re reflecting on this…

2017: The Best Year Ever

As I’m lying on my beach mat in Miami, soaking in all the beauty around like the sun, weather and one of my best friends (Nancy aka “My Fave”) giggling as she takes a snap of us I couldn’t be more grateful of life. I know I wrote a piece when I was leaving L.A….

Home is Where the Heart Beats

As I’m boarding yet another plane to go home I almost stopped to question what that even meant to me at this point. I find myself so busy that my apartment has become somewhere I get my 8 hours of beauty sleep. So in reality do I even consider that “home”? According to the dictionary,…