Category: lifestyle

Experiencing Chicano Park in the Kia Soul EV

Experiencing Chicano Park in the Kia Soul EV

There are two things I really love in this world: San Diego and Chicano Art. The first part of this love fest started in the 70’s, when my parents moved our little family from East L.A to San Diego. We…

New school year, new look with JCPenney

New school year, new look with JCPenney

Back to school shopping is always fun. With a new year brings a new look. JCPenney is here with all of the latest looks the kids will love with affordable prices parents will appreciate.

DIY: Geometric Clutch Bag

DIY: Geometric Clutch Bag

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve imagined creating my designs on stuff. Shoes, handbags, backpacks, pillows, scarves, tees, rugs — I would close my eyes and see my artwork on it. That is a designer’s dream come true:…

Grown folk concert essentials + the Kia Sorento

Grown folk concert essentials + the Kia Sorento

I’ve always had a thing for live music. I grew up with a father who loved going to concerts and seeing live shows and I guess some of that just rubbed off on me. As soon as I was old…

All of my purple life

All of my purple life

Prince is gone from this Earth and I’m having a hard time accepting it. Gone at the age of 57. Gone way too soon. I was in Memphis when I heard the bad news. My Pops sent me a message…

Styling with Rocksbox

Styling with Rocksbox

I love jewelry. In my next life, I want to be just like Erykah Badu and go on tour with a huge black travel bag filled with jewelry — necklaces, bracelets, arm cuffs, earrings, RANGS…all that good good. I’m not…

Rock star status: Driving the Mazda 6

Rock star status: Driving the Mazda 6

They told me that driving the Mazda 6 in Soul Red would make me feel like a rock star and they weren’t kidding. I drive a hooptie. There is no other way around it. I’d rather skip the finer details…

Incorporating homeopathic meds into your life

Incorporating homeopathic meds into your life

I’m always searching for natural solutions for my family. Homeopathic medicine has worked for us. I’ve always been the crunchy granola type. I just like the idea of things being natural and I’ve been this way since I was about…

Currently: Need the VANS x Disney collab in my life

Currently: Need the VANS x Disney collab in my life

  I’ve been wearing VANS for as long as I can remember. My obsession with this waffle-soled, Southern California native shoe began back in 1983, when I used to rock a pair of checkered slip-ons with my Stray Cats muscle…

So Cal beach adventure in the Kia Sedona SXL

So Cal beach adventure in the Kia Sedona SXL

There is nothing like a Southern California road trip down the coast in a sweet ride like the Kia Sedona SXL. I am a born and bred California girl. I can’t imagine not being able to get in my car…