Orchid News

  • So… it’s officially summer now.  Yeah, I know – like, when did THAT happen?  Actually, the first official day of summer was June 21st, and it totally sneaked up on us. If you’re like me, you’re now forcing yourself to do those gosh-awful ab crunches while you’re scrambling to get the finishing touches to the perfect […] View Post
  •     Dog lovers unite! If you have a dog like me, you know how important it is to find a nice and relaxing area to walk your dog. Anyone who thinks “Miamians” only walk their dogs along the beach in a swimsuit while on roller blades is sorely mistaken. We need playful doggie park […] View Post
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    I’ll Blo Myself

    Summer is almost over and with all that salt water sucking the life out of my beautiful locks, I think it’s about time for some hair maintenance. This weekend, I gave my swimwear a break and took a little me-time at the hair salon. I’ve mentioned before that I am a natural curly head, and […] View Post
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    Top Miami Beer Bars

    My two best friends in life are my Maltese, Hercules, and a cold glass of beer. My favorite way to spend Saturday night in Miami is going to any bar that specializes in importing or brewing delicious beers. There’s something about the refreshing crispy taste that makes me know I’m celebrating the weekend. Back in […] View Post
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    Our Top Picks for Miami Spa Month

    After the amazing debut of the 2014 swimwear collections during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, my exhaustion levels have been at an all time high. I’ve realized that my pathetic self-massages are not going to cut it if I want to get back to my good old self again. Now that the madness is over, this […] View Post
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    Things to Do on Your Miami Vacation

    I’m a local in Miami and even I have days where I pretend I’m on vacation here. I love touring the city to find new things to do, different restaurants to indulge in, fun events to get wild at or just beautiful areas to walk through. No one knows this city’s versatility better than the […] View Post
  • I recently stopped by our super chic store in SOBE on an extra hot day. Normally, hot days on the beach are slow because people choose life over death from dehydration. As the sales associate and I lamented over the store’s lonely status, a woman walked in and said, “Oh my God, I’m so glad […] View Post
  • I’m a huge foodie, so I love trying new restaurants and tasting different types of cuisine. This week is perfect for food connoisseurs because it’s restaurant week in Coral Gables. The Gables is one of the nicer areas of Miami, with designer shops and trees decorated with Christmas lights all year round. It’s the perfect […] View Post