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The shine 2011 redux

I haven’t blogged in so long. My intention was to continue throughout the year with no gaps and spaces in between. Blogging gets tedious. Blogging can also be boring if you run out of things to say and how to say it. I planned on blogging on Dec 30. 2011 – but how can one… Continue reading The shine 2011 redux

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Networking 101 – My tips

I attended my first networking event of the year about three weeks ago. I registered for the event and tried to clear up my schedule to accommodate the time slot. The evening didn't go exactly as planned. After attending the event I realized it would make an interesting blog post for those aspiring to "network"… Continue reading Networking 101 – My tips

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My Heart Goes Out To Japan…..

The day I saw the Twitter feeds tweeting back-to-back about the Earthquake I froze. The country I called home for close to three years had suffered one of the biggest natural disasters of our time. My heart sank and I immediately thought of all the good times I had shared with  many friends there. I… Continue reading My Heart Goes Out To Japan…..

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Happy New Year: First official week of the year! Resolutions or Bucket List?

My first post of the year! Pretty exciting. I've wanted 2010 to end since June!  With every New Year there is often a sense of optimism that comes with a chance at a fresh start or new beginning. I don't actually see January 1st as the new year; I see my birthday as my own personal… Continue reading Happy New Year: First official week of the year! Resolutions or Bucket List?

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Sparkles Holiday Charity Event – Girls Gone Glitz

This post might be a little late....but I think it's worth sharing! A few weeks ago I attended a charity make up event to support Trillium Health Centre's Diwali Fundraiser. The Diwali fundraiser's goal is to raise to assist the health and wellness of seniors in the community. (Great initiative!) Vasanti make up artist Farah… Continue reading Sparkles Holiday Charity Event – Girls Gone Glitz

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Look what I got!!!

As I job hunt and attend info sessions....I'm a little anxious and slightly discouraged. My close friends notice this as summer passes me by......they say my voice is losing it's energy. A little while ago I received the most exciting thing ever: A package from Japan!!!! Memories of Osaka washed over me as I try… Continue reading Look what I got!!!

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What’s a “Beacon’s Closet?”

I went to an amazing consignment shop this past April. Shop location: Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Really amazing shop! It puts other second hand vintage shops elsewhere to shame. I walked in and saw multitudes of shoes, accessories, dresses, boots, jeans! I'm thinking that the amount of clothing and the clothing calibre is due to the the high fashionista… Continue reading What’s a “Beacon’s Closet?”