8 Things About Bordeaux: It’s Not Just a Wine

October 12, 2015 Bordeaux: It’s Not Just a Wine If you follow my Instagram account @theprettymaven you know that I recently traveled to Europe for a few days. I specifically hit up France and Spain. My dear friends were getting married in Bordeaux. And true to my spirit, I chose to seize the moment and

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How to Have a Clevetastic Weekend in San Diego!

October 5, 2015 How to Have a Clevetastic Weekend in San Diego!!! Hello, all! I apologize for the massive break in blogging. I have been traveling in Europe which I will share eventually in some special blogs these upcoming weeks. I hope you caught me sharing some fantastic views of Bordeaux and San Sebastian on

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Kaaboo: The Coachella for Adults

September 21, 2015 A Happy Kaaboo to You!! I apologize for my slightly late post, but I have a good reason: I was Kaabooing all weekend. What is Kaaboo? It is San Diego’s very first music festival and I got to enjoy! Here is my recap of the all the awesomeness that was Kaaboo… Kaaboo

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The Italians Committed the Robbery

September 14, 2015 The Italians Committed the Robbery Tennis We all know what happened… I don’t even want to talk about it. I am the definition of the word bummed when I think about it. After all that hype around the quarterfinals and playing her sister, Serena lost to an unranked Italian, Roberta Vinci in

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Venus vs Serena: Why Venus Should Let Serena Win

September 7, 2015 Why Venus Should Let Serena Win Tennis It’s a SistaSista Quarterfinal… I am pretty tired of this. I think the USTA did this on purpose too. They love the drama. Venus and Serena have played each other 26 times and Tuesday at the US Open quarterfinals will mark the 14th time these

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A tear that happens while moving

August 23, 2015   Thems the Breaks A tear that happens while moving… Jordy Nelson will not be alone if it’s confirmed that his ACL is likely torn. Multiple other famous NFL players have torn their ACLS and lived to tell the tale. A few examples include: Tom Brady, Adrian Peterson, and Rob Gronkowski. They

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5 Reasons Why Moving Sucks

August 23, 2015 Five Reasons Why Moving Sucks I’m baaaaccckkk….Ok, I really didn’t go anywhere. I just couldn’t blog last week because I was moving. It was an in-town move, but still a move all the same. During this move, I really started thinking about moving. Below are my thoughts on moving and why it

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One of the Many Reasons I’ll Never Be Skinny

August 9, 2015 Stadium Food: Just One of the Many Reasons Why I’ll Never Be Skinny Do you ever get an offer that you just can’t refuse? I recently collaborated with an internet radio talk show “Huddlinwiththepros.” If you are interested in the podcast from Wednesday click below: my radio talk show debut. Through huddlin’

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August: It’s Hot and Happening!!

August 2, 2015 August: It’s Hot and Happening!!! It is unbelievable that August is already here! Where did the summer go? I remember being a kid and thinking that August meant school was around the corner. Now August is no different than any other month, just hotter. I am thoroughly enjoying the summer but have

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