#GivingTuesday: The Gift of Music

When you think of Thanksgiving you probably fall into one of two camps of Americans. Either you immediately think about eating or shopping. Shopping for Christmas on Black Friday and Cyber Monday has become just as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey. Six years ago, someone had the brilliant idea to not darken the holiday of…

Nashvember: Fall Event Favorites

I'm a Nashville native and I stand by "home is where the heart is." I left Nashville in 2012 and moved to Chicago to complete my Master's Degree at Northwestern University. After that, I moved to Minneapolis in 2014 for a wonderful role at General Mills as a Marketing Communications Planner. After almost 5 years…

“The Meaning of Life” as told by Kelly

Haven't we all contemplated the meaning of life? Every person has their own definition of a "good life" and "the perfect life." Kelly Clarkson tells us her definition in 14 tracks. After listening, I wholeheartedly agree with her definitions of this complex question. I can't remember the last time I've been so obsessed with an…

Winter 2017 Music Festival Guide

Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean music festival season is. If you want to venture to the Southern states, you can still attend a few festivals some of which are oldies and some of which are new. Voodoo fest just ended yesterday in New Orleans. I will be attending next year because the…

Fresh Music Friday – Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware takes us on an intimate journey for her third album, Glasshouse. The album is appropriately titled as she is honest, raw, relatable and vulnerable. Each song has its own foundation and stands alone and strong. It most certainly is a “let it ride” album that you can and will listen to all the…

Fly Away – Dominican Republic Travel Guide

"I want to get away. I want to fly away." - Lenny Kravitz  Puerto Plata is one of the lesser known/visited cities in the Dominican Republic. However, it's where I spent a full week in June and highly recommend it as an alternative destination. The weather wasn't too hot and it only rained one day…