Absolutely Last Second Holiday Gift Ideas

Guess what? According to some holiday season calendars, you actually have until January 5th to deliver your gifts for the holiday season 2016.  Ok , so I have a habit of waiting until the VERY last minute to shop during the holiday season. I like to buy myself  try new things, so I usually by…

On The Run Eating Out Holiday Hacks

If you are anything like me, you are probably running around this holiday season and find yourself having to eat out more times in the span of a few weeks than eat at home. Stop the guilt! One of the best things you can do for yourself is to just maintain during the holiday season,…

Opera Inspired Dessert For Your Holiday Dinner Party

I love the party scene from La Traviata! I asked London based Author, Lifestyle Writer, and owner of Energya, Paola Bassanese, to create an elegant dessert inspired by her favorite opera. Paola created “White Chocolate, Elderflower and Pink Bubbly Soufflé” inspired by La Traviata for my show Operaluscious “Where Opera Meets Lifestyle” you can also watch Paola…

Modern Opera Singer’s Guide to Holiday Makeup Must Haves

I love the holidays! I love dressing up the most. I am an all natural girl in real life but I do like to add just a little extra when going out during the holiday season! Here are some of my fave makeup, outfit and clutch essentials that will wrap your look in a bow…

How To Have A “Side Hustle” You Can Be Proud Of

We have all heard the phrase….”Hustle and Flow” and as I like to say “Hustle and Glow”. As a performing artist, there are a few things you should pretty much understand from the start. At some point, you are going to have to develop your “side hustle”. That is, a job that helps to pay…

Why You Need to Watch My Favorite TOP 5 TV Shows

Somehow I really began enjoying TV again. For years I pretty much stopped watching it. I got tired of the bad news on the news, and I felt like the shows being offered were an insult to my intelligence. One night after a very long rehearsal, I was trying to unwind. Unless you are a…

Why You Should NOT Boycott The Oscars

By now we have all heard about what is going on with the Oscars. Jada Pinkett Smith has expressed why she is boycotting this year. I have to say this is not a new issue. Honestly, I am surprised that people are up in arms about it this year. If people are putting pressure on…

Happy Birthday to Moi

It is my birthday! I have received so much love from so many people that I am somewhat overwhelmed. Funny how yesterday I said it was New Year’s. Well, since my bday is in January, I have always kind of had my own little kick off for the new year on my birthday. I am…