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'm a sucker for a good name and "Deep Roots" caught my eye. Luckily I liked the ingredients too, and it tastes even better than the name or ingredients suggest! Ingredients: Beet Carrot Cucumber Apple Lemon 🙌🏽 If ever beets are a menu option, I'm going for it and you should too. Not a fan … Continue reading #ThirstyThursday : Cold Pressed Juice Recipe Share
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
Since President Obama eased restrictions on travel to Cuba, American travelers wasted no time making their way to the island. After seeing so many amazing pictures of Cuban vacations flooding my Instagram timeline, I decided to take this year's birthday celebration to Havana! Because Havana is not yet a popular tourist destination, I found it … Continue reading My Havana Birthday: Tips & Suggestions For Cuba Travel 🇨🇺
Ahhh. Jay Z's 4:44 album. So many good one-liners. So many raw emotions that we rarely hear a man acknowledge out loud, let alone Jay Z! Except maybe on "Song Cry"🤔 but nonetheless, I am hear for it. I wish all people, men and women alike, would get more in tune with their emotions. Get … Continue reading “Be Emotionally Available Before You Invite Me Over”