Sisterhood’s Anti-Bullying Campaign

  Yesterday the Sisterhood (in conjunction with Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio) held an Anti-Bullying Campaign at the West Side Community House in Cleveland. The young girls, on a mission to show the effects of bullying, came out with blindfolds on to represent the people that see bullying happen but do nothing about it, a…

Listen Up Cleveland Episode 2!

Tune in for my latest episode of Listen Up Cleveland, which premiere’s tomorrow at 7pm! This week my guests are Michelle Andree, lead singer of the band School Girl Crush and the founder of Cleveland Musicians Care, and designer Valerie Mayen, owner of Yellowcake Shop!     Both are incredible, talented women and I had…

Kem and El DeBarge In Concert (FINALLY!)

  I have been a fan of El DeBarge since I was little. I still have my cassette tape that has Who’s Johnny on it! So needless to say I was so excited to see he was opening for Kem. While I’ve waited almost 30 years to see El, I was really all about seeing…

Valentine’s Day Playlists

Thursday is officially Valentine’s Day whether you like or not. Personally I like it, and I’m a single girl.I have a big heart with a lot of love to give and blessed to have a lot of loved ones to give it to. I believe in saying I love you and showing you care year…

Letting Your Heart Heal

I remember after my first love and I broke up I was devastated. I couldn’t eat, I went out drinking everyday with friends to numb the pain and listened to the sappiest of songs. I remember being in fetal position on the floor sobbing to “Can We Still Be Friends” from Todd Rundgren, “Holding On To…

Shine A Light of Positivity

I’ve had a perfect Sunday morning so far. Woke up, poured a hot cup of coffee and got to catch Joel Osteen on TV. Joel’s message always inspires and encourages me. Today’s message was regarding leaving “deposits” in the world. When he says “deposits” he means leaving encouraging words and actions. Compliment someone today. Help…

Reason, Season or Lifetime

My dear friend and mentor Maggie May gave me a great piece of advice a while back. Lately I have started contemplating it. On a piece of paper she handed me the “Reason, Season or Lifetime” lesson. It goes as follows: People always come into your life for a reason, a season and a lifetime. When…

What I Learned From Nora Ephron Movies

Last week Screenwriter/Director/Essayist/Shero Nora Ephron lost her battle with cancer at the age of 71. I have been a long time fan of Nora. If you’re a chick flick freak like myself, you could spot an Ephron film within the first few minutes. Beautiful soundtrack (Harry Connick Jr., Harry Nilsson, Costello…), the New York City…