MyStyle’s First California Meal: Mountain View

MyStyle’s First California Meal: Mountain View

I’m happy to report that my first meal in California was a delicious one! I still can’t really believe we are finally here. On Friday September 7th, we arrived in Mountain View around midnight Pacific time, which felt like 3:00 am to us. After tearful…

DC Weekend Brunch at SEI

DC Weekend Brunch at SEI

If you’ve been following the blog, you know that my current goal is moving to California. Since high school, Troy and I have dreamed of moving there; at first I struggled with the thought, because I couldn’t fathom leaving my family. However, once I moved…

Unwinding with OKI Ramen

Unwinding with OKI Ramen

This is a weird period of time for me right now. I have two part-time jobs, yet I’m searching for stable, full-time work. I’m trying to visualize moving to California and envision all the aspects which that process involves. I’ve applied to so many jobs…

A Lesson in Not Judging a Burger by its Bun: Thunder Burger & Bar

A Lesson in Not Judging a Burger by its Bun: Thunder Burger & Bar

Like a lot of kids, I thought I would become a lawyer. Granted, I kind of thought lawyer, doctor, teacher, or police/firemen were the only career options I had. Even so, I wanted to learn more about what it took to perform in the courtroom.…

This is Cleveland: Alley Cat Oyster Bar

This is Cleveland: Alley Cat Oyster Bar

Last winter while visiting home for the holidays, my dad, sister and I spent the day at the Cleveland Museum of Art. They had a special exhibit of Money’s works, who is by far my favorite artist. Not that I’m a huge art buff, but I…

A Foodie’s Favorite Food Trucks

A Foodie’s Favorite Food Trucks

Stumbling upon a street lined with food trucks is as exciting as stumbling upon an outdoor farmer’s market. Seriously, I’m so happy food trucks are a thing. They’ve returned to campus now that school is back in session and I’m definitely taking advantage of it.…

Becoming a Yelp Brand Ambassador

Becoming a Yelp Brand Ambassador

Last June, I was just starting out as a Yelp Brand Ambassador. Now three months in, I’m loving every moment! Talk about an amazing lifestyle job – I work fun events at gorgeous restaurants and local D.C. businesses. Plus, I’m meeting new people which means…

Redemption for Toro Toro

Redemption for Toro Toro

I want to give a shout-out to the management team, and the chefs, at Toro Toro, a pan-Latin restaurant featuring small plates and tapas. The first time I dined there, I was with Emily for Sunday brunch. Despite really looking forward to coming here, I…

Washington Wedding Experience and Appetizers

Washington Wedding Experience and Appetizers

I spent yesterday at the Washington Wedding Experience with my sister, Emily, and had a blast tasting cake and looking at all things weddings! Man, we should have bought lottery tickets later because for once we were on a winning streak. Carla Pressley, a hair and…