The Luckiest Girl

Having a dad like you is probably the greatest gift in my life. How fortunate I am to know that, no matter what, you and Mom are there to answer every morning, noon, and midnight call, whether the subject is, “what does this noise from my car mean?” or “why did this person break my…

My Summer Diet (And ChEATs Bucket List)

It took me almost an hour every single night this week to drive home from Barry’s Bootcamp in Midtown due to torrential rains, my hair refuses to remain in any style other than a poofy bun, and my general disposition could be best described as humidity induced malaise. Yup, it’s summer in Miami again. Though…

Eat, Chill, Learn: A Cheap and Chic Guide to Miami’s Design District

Which neighborhood is home to The 305’s most sumptuous stores, high-quality cuisine, hottest contemporary art, an abundance of parking, and-unlike Wynwood-few tourists? If you guessed Miami’s Design District, you would be #winning. [A Botero sculpture at the entrance to Palm Court] For now, the Design District remains an underground chic scene, perfect for lovers of…

Summer of ’96/’16

Thursday, May 26: Sign up for Hell Week challenge online. It is 7 days straight of the Barry’s Bootcamp signature interval workout, which is 10 minutes of treadmill sprints, jogs, and hills, then 10 minutes of intense floor work (pushups, burpees, heavy weights, resistance band work, etc.),  followed by alternating back and forth again from…