Holiday Gift Guide for Warm Weather Enthusiasts

Everyday I open my mail to find a catalog from a mass retailer with the “perfect” holiday gifts for “everyone on your list.” The list includes gifts like Ugg Boots, mittens, scarves… well you get the picture. “Everyone” is limited to #basic Eskimos in winter suffrage and clearly none of these…
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Art Basel Recap: My Top Highlights of the Week & A Little Diddy on the Protests

Art Basel has come and gone and we had a bitter sweet week to say the least. I remember my first Art Basel when I moved here in 2008 and I’m not sure when the scene transitioned but this year it was such a mess. Ultra Squared anyone? Regardless of the…
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Rock Art Basel Like a Local: A guide to Miami Art Week & Art Basel 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  I’m not talking about Cyber Monday or the holidays… today officially kicks off Art Basel in Miami and that is something that brings joy to my world. Whether you are looking to explore something outside the beaten path or roam the convention center like a #boss, I…
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5 Mistakes I am Thankful for This Thanksgiving

This year I am doing something different on Thanksgiving. Instead of giving thanks for the things that are going well – I am giving a nod to the mistakes I’ve made throughout the years. Our mistakes always lead us to where we are today so let’s be grateful for all…
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Thanksgiving Recipe: An Alternative to Bread Stuffing

By now it’s no secret that I don’t enjoy cooking. I’m learning but the enjoyment hasn’t kicked in. Some of our family traditions happen in the kitchen and this means I need to try for the sake of keeping the tradition alive. This Thanksgiving recipe stems from my grandmother and…
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Miami Startup Spotlight: EnerBee Energy Drink

Brickellista Files is an avid supporter of the Miami Startup culture. Primarily because I – the Brickellista – am an entrepreneur. Throughout my adventures in Miami I have met some extraordinary people doing extraordinary things – and their vision for innovative ideas is inspiring. This week I want to highlight…
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How to Wear Neon to Work – a Quick Guide for Men & Women

Two weeks ago I received an email from a reader in Arizona. In her email, my lovely reader asked a crucial question: How do I incorporate neon into my ultra conservative work wear? Great question. I happen to love neon – I used to color with highlighters because they were…
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