Motivation Monday: Dare to Pursue Your Dream…No Negative Nancys Allowed

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**Welcome to “Motivation Monday” where you can get little bits of inspiration for everyday life…sometimes serious, sometime funny, but always “effervescent!”** I wrote a freelance article for a publication a few weeks ago on a relatively innocuous subject. The subject matter wasn’t anything controversial, political, or the type of subject matter that incites intense emotional…

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Yeah You Rite: Eating, Drinking and Jazzing Your Way Through New Orleans

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I just spent 5 full, glorious days in New Orleans…and it was not enough! I’ll be honest though, no matter how many hours, days, or weeks I spend in NOLA, it never seems to be enough time. There’s always one more meal to eat; one more bar to linger in; one more shop to duck into; one more…

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Cocktail Tales: One of The Best Spots in New Orleans to Make Your Drink Dreams Come True

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I have no hesitation in admitting that I am a bit of a cocktail snob. Marachino cherries? I’d prefer Luxardos. Concentrated juice from a plastic lemon? Thanks, but I’ll pass. Weird “cookies and cream” artificially flavored liquor? Uhm, no. Hyped up beverages made by rappers and celebrities? Not in my glass. Although I typically know what I…

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A Peek Inside Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s Super Stylish Manhattan Apartment

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As a person who is big on aesthetics, I’m always enchanted by, and enthused with, wonderful design and decor. Naturally I couldn’t have been more thrilled upon discovering that Chrissy Teigen, who entertains me to no end on Twitter with her hilarious, quirky, “tell-it-like-it-is” wit, and her talented “easy on the eyes” husband John Legend would not…

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Welcome to The Bubbleista Blog: January sneak peek

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Welcome to 2015 and to the launch of The Bubbleista website and blog! I’m glad you’re here. I know we may be just getting to know each other, so here’s something you should know about me from the jump: I am a big fan of the unconventional—a quick look at my manifesto will reveal that. With…

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Motivation Monday: Keep Your Head to the Sky

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  It’s the first Monday of the New Year and, just like the rest of the world, many of us are brimming with New Year’s resolutions (some that are already broken, ha). You know how it goes: “I’m going to start a new business.” “I’m going to learn French.” I’m going to lose 20 pounds.” In…

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