Connecting With Friends and Family ~ Esdiac Global

Today’s lifestyle is a worldwide connection. We meet people from all corners of the world. It is a time like no other when we are on the move with jobs and travel. It is so valuable and important to stay connected to those family and friends in our lives. Esdiac Global is a great telecommunication company that provides a…

Dreamer and Believer ~ Sara Siders 

Sitting in the local Champaign coffee shop, Cafe Kopi, with Sara Siders a musician, composer, and guitarist, who is a dreamer and believer. She is a boundary pusher not only in her music but life. Sider’s is a transplant to the Champaign, Illinois music scene. Bringing a strong sense of rock, blues, and funk to her…

Things Return as They Were ~ Japanese Matcha Tea

Japanese tea ceremony is a formal presentation.  Tea service is the winter presentation. This tea ceremony is preparing and presenting the matcha tea. This tea ceremony is centuries old and is about purification, harmony, respect, and tranquility. Matcha Tea Leaves Preparation  This matcha is the highest grade of matcha specifically used for ceremonial tea. This tea…

Coachella Dusk to Dawn Party All Night ~ Style Fashion Week

This weekend, guests of Dusk Till Dawn immersed themselves in a desert wonderland at the hottest party of Coachella, 2018. Performers included Chanel West Coast, Kryoman, EC Twins, DJ Spade, Riiottt, and Outside0utside.  Daytime guests enjoyed Guest enjoyed cannabis lounges, dab bars, street artists, pop-up shops, acro yoga and more. Around each corner was a new immersive experience….

Ebertfest ~ Film Festival

Roger Ebert created Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival or better known as Ebertfest. Ebert was a TV and Chicago Sun-Times film critic. This festival is held at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign IL. This location is near Ebert’s hometown, Urbana. This year celebrates 20 years of Ebertfest. The film festival is set to bring back some…

The Journey to Zion and Beyond ~ Road Trip

Planning the road trip across the US there was a detour from Yellowstone National Park due to weather. The next best stop for national parks was Zions National Park just off highway 89 in Utah. Stopping in Page to meet with high school friends and fill up for the next leg of the journey to Zion…

The Big Finale ~ Mario De La Torre

Mario De La Torre, a fashion designer from south central, brings a collection that has west coast apparel, and with a south of the border flair. This runway continues with a purpose to empower women with his designs. His runway presents one that is full of diversity and creativity. De La Torre brings his whole…

Palm Springs ~ Style Fashion Week Photo

Style Fashion Week brings beauty, art, and fashion to the desert valley in Palm Springs. The runway takes place at Palm Springs Air Museum. Style Marketplace immerses guests in fashion as well as art and design.  Industry and consumers directly engage with brands throughout the week. The runway this season brought a special moment for Mario De La Torre,…

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and More ~ Cameron Trading Post

Cameron Trading Post located directly off Highway 89 between Flagstaff and turn off for Tuba City is a mix of American, Mexican, and Native American food. The restaurant is located 21 miles from the Grand Canyon and overlooks the beautiful Colorado River Gorge. The food is made from scratch daily and a fusion of the three…

Discovering The Great Outdoors of Arizona ~ Road Trip

The beautiful state of Arizona is the Sonoran Desert,  Sedona red-rock buttes, steep canyon walls, and ponderosa pine-covered mountains, that is a major gateway to the Grand Canyon.  The beauty and natural formations are a great discovering journey. The journey begins on US 60 near the gorgeous Superstition Spring  Mountains. This mountain range is the most photographed…

Ava Capra ~ The Flower Girl

Ava Capra joins us on the red carpet at Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Awards Show.  She graces the red carpet in a gorgeous lace top double slit gown with her best friend Brandon Cole Bailey. One year ago she was working the challenges on America’s Next Top Models (ANTM). Capra’s dream was to appear on…