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…

Happy New Year!

Ok….so I am a little late to the party. Thanks so much to everyone who has offered encouragement on my blog. I am really going to try to be more consistent with it. I would love to hear from you on what some of your goals are this year, what are some things that you…

Opera Girl’s Guide to Going Organic: Four Vocal Care Hacks you Need!

Here are three vocal care hacks that I incorporate into my daily routine. Unless you are a singer or an actor, remembering the importance and how to’s of taking care of your voice is overlooked. Here is a quick cheat sheet for those of you who are singers, speakers, actors, teachers and professionals who use…

What I Learned From Teaching in Baltimore Public Schools

I spent many years teaching in Baltimore, and I know in my years of teaching I saved lives, I touched lives, I made a difference. After teaching cute elementary school kids, I taught the inner, inner, inner city middle/high school age kids of Baltimore, the ones where it was the last stop…..either they shaped up…