Wanderlust 108 with Swisse

Posted on October 5, 2018

I had the wonderful opportunity to attend Wanderlust 108 held in Washington, DC with Swisse – Australia’s No. 1 brand for vitamins and supplements. Wanderlust 108 is considered to be the “world’s only mindful triathlon.” What does that mean? Well, the event featured three mindful activities – Running/Walking, Yoga, and Mediation. Cool, right? What better way to start a Saturday morning. The schedule was full of activities from 6:30am – 2:00pm but I chose to do the 5K, mediate andRead More

One Year Later film screening pics

Posted on October 28, 2017

It’s been two weeks since the event and yes, I’m still on cloud 9 from the One Year Later film screening.  My photographer Tenneal McNair took so many amazing pics that I’ll just share here.  I didn’t want to flood your Instagram timelines.  Please scroll to get an idea of how incredible this evening was. XO, Mel The best host ever! My homie Dayo – @thearthype     The love was sooo real. Director Joshua E. Peters dropping some knowledgeRead More

One Year Later video DC screening recap!

Posted on October 26, 2017

The One Year Later video screening was held at Beyond Studios here in Washington, DC and the evening was magical!!  I just want to say Thank You to everyone who not only came to support but also those who just purchased a ticket in support of the film.  A portion of the proceeds were donated the Habitat For Humanity Hurricane Relief Fund and it warmed my heart to be able to pass along your contributions to help out all of the victimsRead More

One Year Later video screening!!

Posted on September 29, 2017

Can you believe a year has past already?!?  Time does fly when you’re having fun. The short film “ONE YEAR LATER” covers the first year of my hair growth journey through footage that I’ve collected over the past year with the help of the incomparable film director Joshua Peters. I’ll be sharing how the power of spirituality, travel, and the support of my family has led me to where I am today.  Screening will be followed by a Q&A discussionRead More

Test Drive – 2017 Kia Cadenza

Posted on June 16, 2017

With summer time right around the corner, there is so much to do and see!  As many of you may know, I love to travel.  If I’m not flying to an exotic island or freezing my tail off in Iceland, I’m always down for a road trip!  In partnership with Kia Motors, I had the chance to experience an exclusive at-home test drive in the all-new 2017 Kia Cadenza and let me tell you, I was immediately impressed! Our driver Joseph arrivedRead More

Sterna Tours – Iceland

Posted on February 18, 2017

I was super excited to take a tour. Yes, our rental car gave us the freedom to come and go but I was looking forward to the full experience of each location and the history. Sterna travel offers a variety of tours around Iceland.  We decided to tour “The Beautiful South Coast.” Our trip started with an 8:30am pick up at our hotel and about an hour ride to our first location. The first stop was massive Skógafoss said byRead More

Travel: Laugarvatn Fontana pools

Posted on February 16, 2017

During our visit, we arrived at Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths around 2:00 pm.  Just in time to catch the tour of their traditional Icelandic geothermal bakery, which goes on every day at 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.  We experienced it first hand and I was blown away!  Our tour guide explained to us the history of the bakery and what the process entailed. Honestly, I don’t remember all of details because I was so hungry and I wanted to justRead More

Travel: Driving in Iceland with Lagoon Car Rental

Posted on February 15, 2017

I’ve been lucky enough to have the opportunity to drive all over the world but I honestly had no idea what to expect in Iceland. I just imagined being surrounded by glaciers lol, just kidding. From what I researched, I knew Iceland was cold and had some breathtaking landscapes but had no idea how my friend Carla and I were going to get around.  Thankfully, we partnered up with Lagoon Car Rental to make getting around the island easier.  IRead More

Travel: Hotel Reykjavik Natura – Iceland

Posted on February 7, 2017

If you have followed me on Instagram, I’m sure you noticed that I LOVE to travel.  I really enjoy just getting on a plane and waking up somewhere sunny and warm but I decided to do something different this year and check Iceland off my bucket list. I had the wonderful opportunity to stay at the Hotel Reykjavik Natura located in central Reykjavik. After driving for about an hour from the airport, I was excited to see what the hotelRead More

Cruising with Chrysler Pacifica

Posted on December 29, 2016

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by FCA US; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Christmas came early because I needed new tires for my car and I was worried about how I was going to get around since it was in the shop. Enter Chrysler, who offered me the wonderful opportunity to test drive the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica for a week.  Can we say PERFECT timing!! I have never driven a minivan before so I was lookingRead More