Aarona Lopez was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She began stand-up comedy in 2006. She is the creator/host of Velvet Circus - a live comedy show that fuses, stand-up, sketch and musical comedy. Aarona is working her way to become "America's favorite funny girl" with her storytelling, observational humor and musical comedy talent. She … Continue reading #WCW : The Good, The Bad & Not So Funny Moments of A Female Comic – Aarona Lopez Interview
Hey ya'll! So I'm really trying to get into this vegan life! I had been eating out a lot and decided to try some recipes at home. I'm all about QUICK meals that taste like they took longer if ya know what I mean? This one is that! I found it over at Minimalist Baker's … Continue reading #TastyTuesday – Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
This morning I woke up to the news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. A gunman in a high-rise hotel opened fire on a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip late Sunday, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 hundred others in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. … Continue reading #MondayMotivation – Live each day to the fullest!
https://soundcloud.com/loniswain/a-quickie-w-actor-jay-ellis-of-hbos-insecure On this episode of The Loni Swain Show podcast, I had a "quickie" chat with actor Jay Ellis (a television and film actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur) who is best known for his roles as "Lawrence" on HBO's hit series Insecure and "Blue" on the BET hit series The Game. Hear what he had to … Continue reading #InsecureSundays: A “Quickie” Interview w/ Lawrence aka Jay Ellis + Why do people think Lawrence is a “good guy”?
Being a vegetarian in New Orleans is almost shameful. New Orleans is known for its food! Po-boys, red beans and rice, gumbo, crawfish bread, jambalaya, crab cakes, and the list goes on for miles. Probably one of the reason's New Orleans is also listed as one of Wallet Hub's "2017 Fattest Cities." Its no … Continue reading #TastyTuesday : Le Struggle Of a Part-Time Vegetarian In NOLA
I am on a new fitness journey and so far, no 6-pack of abs 😦 but I do feel a lot better and I know that with consistency in both diet and workout, I will get there! I've decided to start sharing some of my workouts both for you and for me to stay motivated! … Continue reading #WednesdayWorkout
I'm trying to eat healthy ya'll! Its a struggle! Especially eating out! So I've been trying new recipes at home. This is my latest super simple meal. I LOVE Trader Joe's and noticed these sweet potato ribbons and I remembered I loved a brown butter sage sweet potato gnocchi that I once had at a … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Simple Brown Butter Sage Sweet Potato Pasta
If you're like me, your Vegas adventure starts and stops at the 5 mile limits of the Las Vegas Strip! However, not anymore! During my recent Las Vegas visit, I decided to venture OFF the strip and see what else Vegas has to offer. Here are my findings: Las Vegas Premium Outlets 540,000 square feet … Continue reading Venturing Off The Vegas Strip!
Hey Curlfriends & Natural Hair Enthusiasts- I've had a few people ask me to share my hair routine and products that I use, so I'm finally making a blog post. Sorry for the delay! First things first: be patient with your curls. It took me years to find what techniques and products work my hair … Continue reading My Wash & Go Curls Routine & Products