Erin Andrews

By: Gabriela Yareliz Can we take a minute and talk about Erin Andrews? She is fantastic. She was born on the same day as me (that’s not why she is fantastic, but I think it’s pretty cool). She is a fellow University of Florida College of Journalism graduate. Florida girl. She also has made it in an…

Come Walk With Me: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Rico

By: Gabriela Yareliz Playa Chiquita is one of those places you walk around quietly and try to absorb and memorize as much of the scenery as possible. It’s gorgeous. The water was rough, blue and stunning. This couple was having its own photoshoot: Playa Chiquita had an important message for all of us:

Monday Inspiration: January 30, 2017

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Pay attention to the simple and to the extraordinary. Happy Monday! GY

Sunday Girl: January 29, 2017

By: Gabriela Yareliz On Sundays, I wake up like Kate, from the movie No Reservations. You know, the chef. She wakes up early to pick out the fish and truffles for her fancy West Village restaurant. I wake up early and pick up the missing ingredients for the dishes I want to make for the…

Come Walk With Me: Jayuya, Part II

By: Gabriela Yareliz We went to Jayuya’s Hacienda San Pedro, where the legendary good coffee is grown and made. We also visited Casa Canales, and we learned about why it is important in Puerto Rican history. We visited El Semi, the museum on Taino history. We spent time with family: And there is nothing like family.

Come Walk With Me: Jayuya

By: Gabriela Yareliz We took a trip through winding roads, up mountains and through cliffs, to get to Jayuya, the place where, years ago, some Spaniards settled and decided to grow their family. My family. The roads are narrow and look like one-ways, but when another car appears going in the opposite direction, magically, the…

Come Walk With Me: El Tortuguero (Laguna), Puerto Rico

By: Gabriela Yareliz We went to see turtles. I did not see one turtle, but the view was neat. We hiked up a mountain. It all reminded me of Florida, and that is always a sweet thing. I think I wake up every day with Florida nostalgia, so this place and post is appropriate. *insert feelings…

This Month’s Picks: January 2017

By: Gabriela Yareliz The month isn’t over, but it has been an eventful month. I thought I would share about all the neat stuff I have discovered recently, and things I am using to help me as I strive to make 2017 a better year than 2016. (None of this is sponsored, I am just…

Come Walk With Me: Ponce

By: Gabriela Yareliz We visited the Castillo Serralles, the plaza, and we strolled around as the sun was setting. The sky turned a beautiful, bright cobalt blue. Near the plaza, there was the best little ice cream shop, with natural fruit ice creams (I got guanabana). Also near the plaza, is the best souvenir shop…

Relationship Building

[Image from GQ] By: Gabriela Yareliz A note taken from Chrissy Teigen and John Legend: Can we admit that Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are an amazing pair and hilarious couple? Their chemistry; their banter; their sense of humor. More than a couple; they are a marriage. They are very much a golden marriage, and…