The Privileged and The Damned; Cameron Douglas’ Hollywood Story

Cameron Douglas, the troubled son of Oscar winning mega star, Michael Douglas was released from prison today after serving 7 years for multiple drug offenses, including the possession of and distribution of methamphetamine. Not sure why my google alerts were slow to respond to this breaking news, however, my personal Google alert system never slips Read More

Justice for Freddie Gray

Will there be justice for Freddie Gray? As of yet, it remains to be seen. The first officer’s trial left the jury hung and Baltimorians holding their collective breath, waiting for the public reaction, hoping a repeat of last springs riots would not play out. The second officer, Edward Nero’s trial begins today in Baltimore Read More

Every Fashion It Girl Will Have One This Summer

If you haven’t heard of Sand Cloud here’s the skinny and a nice discount to go along with it. As Memorial Day quickly approaches and you frantically take stock of your summer gear, let me make everything a whole lot easier. Your bathing suit from last year is fine, those colored mirrored raybans from last Read More

Skincando Obsession

Literally the most amazing skincare ever. Made of all natural, cold-pressed, fresh, organic ingredients, this eco-friendly, local company is everything your millennial heart desires. Skincando’s Miracle Cream and Eye Balm are must-haves in your skincare arsenal. I first discovered Skincando while waiting for “an important business meeting” (aka boutique fitness class) to begin. Stopping to Read More

Kiss Your Shitty Valentine’s Days Goodbye Forever

Did your Valentine’s Day Suck? Here’s How to be Sure Next Year’s Doesn’t. A sucky Valentine’s Day is always a downer. If your’s left you feeling more alone and hopeless than ever it’s time to make a change for the better and ensure all your future Valentine’s Days will be filled with love, even if Read More

What is Love? The Ultimate Litmus Test

“What is Love?” The most Googled question in 2012 and still among Google’s most popular search queries to this day…yet we still have no definitive answer. Such an abstract emotion and intangible a concept that the verb to love can be used to express one’s intense affection for things of varying significance, importance and longevity. Read More

Do Not Forget to do this One Crucial Thing Today!

Whether you are enjoying the long weekend with your family or counting down the hours until the school bells rings tomorrow (or Wednesday if your kids go to Baltimore County Public Schools) I ask you to please, take a moment to remember why we celebrate this day. In the 50 years that have passed since Read More

It’s #RAKweek2016 Have You Done Your Part?

Frustrated with the violence and terror that has swept the world in 2015 but feel at a loss when it comes to doing something to help at a personal level? Look no further. Take a stand with us to do something in 2016. “Thoughts and Prayers” are so 2015. Words without actions do nothing but Read More

Captive on a Carrousel of Time-

So- long 2015…  In a few short days you will be one for the history books, gone, but surely not forgotten, Four Weddings  and a Funeral had nothing on you. 2015, we toasted many happy occasions with you and mourned a seemingly disproportionate number of sad. You helped us learn a lot about life and what Read More

The Most Important Message this Holiday Season

The most important message this holiday season is perhaps one that often gets over looked in the wake of consumerism and greed. Scrolling through the many family Hanukkah pictures on social media I can’t  help but notice that in the background of most of my friends requisite first night of Hanukkah pictures is a Christmas tree. Our tree Read More

Going Home for the Holiday’s – A Survival Guide

I like the idea of going home for the holidays but often have mixed emotions when I get there.  Our long Thanksgiving weekend in #Bethesda gives me the opportunity enjoy my hometown through the eyes of a tourist, discovering new places while still relishing the few old ones still in existence.  This extended #sundayfunday,  inspires me to begin working on  a Read More

How You Can Help Save The World- It’s A Lot Easier Than You May Think!

There are plenty of days when I feel like an #epicfailure as a mother, today however, was not one of those days #winning. Sunday morning doesn’t get better than fun family bonding, for a good cause, for FREE.  Family Social Action Day, a day to give back to the community and spend quality time with family while Read More

What Now, After Paris?

What now, after Paris? Finding light amongst the darkness is proving increasingly challenging for me in the aftermath of the tragic terror attacks in Paris Friday night. Mr Rodger’s posthumous viral advice tells us to concentrate on #lookingforthehelpers. Focusing on the knowble acts tragedy often brings out in mankind is a powerful tool for finding a Read More