Broadway Baby

Dance was my first artistic love. I don’t remember life before or without it. As the story goes; I was a very shy child. I would hide behind my Dad when in public but at home I loved to dance, sing with hutzpah and use the pots and pans as my personal drum set. My … More Broadway Baby

What the Elf?

I first heard about the Elf on a Shelf on The Ellen Show back in 2013. As part of her opening monologue she did a set of jokes about the then brand new Christmas craze. I remember wondering “what is so great about this elf and why does it want to chill on my book … More What the Elf?

BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY!

Growing up with an Italian-American dad, my school lunch consisted of provolone sandwiches, olives, tomatoes, pasta salad, focaccia, and sometimes even a meatball sub! Though he’d always sneak in a sweet American treat; Nutty buddies! Oh how I loved Little Debbie’s Nutty Buddies! They are wafer cookies with layers of peanut butter covered with chocolate. … More BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY!

Emirati Eats

When I first moved to Dubai (in 2008) I wanted to get a taste of the local culture. I went to some spots where locals hung out like Shu, Jumeriah Beach Road on National Day and Starbuck’s at Mercato. I seemed to have found the traffic but couldn’t find anything more traditional until I met … More Emirati Eats

Dubai Love Story

It’s quite common to be asked a series of questions when first meeting people in Dubai. The typical interrogation starts with these 6 questions. Where are you from? No, you know, where are you from, from? What do you do for a living? Are you married? (If yes) How did you meet? (If you’re in … More Dubai Love Story

Super Gaga Bowl

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Lady Gaga was this yearโ€™s half-time headliner at the 51st Super Bowl. Many people were expecting her to go full on political or to create a creative stir as she did at the MTV Music Awards draped in red lace or her infamous red carpet raw meat dress. Instead she … More Super Gaga Bowl