Every summer, we see fashion trends come and go, but there are some staples that never go out of style - this includes the ever-popular pick; the classic white dress. This year is no different, and today I will be breaking down the different white dress styles you will see all summer long! Which look is your favorite?Read More
A few weeks before Freddie and I ventured off on our summer travels, we were sitting at Corner Bakery in Pasadena, enjoying a yummy breakfast and chatting about upcoming plans. In between bites of our Anaheim Scramble, we were on our phones checking ticket prices, directions for our road trip, different sights to see for our vlog, as well as choosing outfits for approaching events. While I was deep in research between the different Smithsonian’s in Washington, D.C., my focus was interrupted by a sweet and joyful voice -
“Is this how the future generation does brunch these days?” an older gentleman gleefully chuckled and teased.Read More
Greetings from Long Branch, NJ! If you have been following along on Instagram, Freddie and I have been on a fun little road trip throughout the United States! We started in Ashtabula, Ohio (his hometown) and ventured to Washington, D.C., for a Daytime Pride event. Along the way, we got to meet up with old friends, see the sights in one of my favorite cities in the world, as well as meet new friends all while making memories to last a lifetime. We thought it would be exciting to bring you along for the ride and capture our experiences through a vlog. Enjoy!Read More
On Episode 041, we sit down with Alyssa’s childhood friend, Loren Brovarnik from TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé and Pillow Talk! During Loren’s second appearance on The Freddie & Alyssa Show, we chat all things from upcoming plans to start a family, filming Pillow Talk, meeting other cast members, 90 Day Fiancé feuds, an update on bringing Alexei’s family to the states, an exclusive q&a with fans, and an unbelievable answer to where Loren sees she and Alexei in ten years!Read More
A few months ago, I found myself feeling absolutely stuck. I had just lost my Grandfather, my to-do list was sky high and I had new projects I was trying to get off of the ground but was making zero progress. I knew I needed to step back and take a breather.
Through trial and error, I discovered a few strategies that worked beautifully in helping me feel unstuck and re-inspired. Anytime I ever begin to feel stuck, I will go back to this easy game plan to get out of the ever-dreaded funk that we all go through from time to time.Read More
A few months ago, I dabbled with the idea of launching an #AskAlyssa section on the blog. It has been such an extraordinary adventure connecting with so many of you through Instagram. I always find myself in these deep and meaningful conversations with you (thank you very much, DM’s) and had the realization that it would be so helpful to share these life experiences and guides right here on the blog! Navigating through life isn’t always easy but having someone who has already walked a particular path can help pave a smoother way. Welcome, my friends to #AskAlyssa!Read More
A few months ago, my Mom called me with some fascinating news; in partnership with Calyx Concierge, she was invited to showcase her artwork in Manhattan! My Mom, Vallerie, is a custom mandala artist and makes the most breathtaking pieces. We were very excited and my Mom asked me if I would come and handle the business end so she could focus on creating - I was in! A mother-daughter trip to NYC?? Pinch me now!Read More
If you clicked on this post, chances are you may be going through or thinking about a significant change in your life. Let’s face it; change is scary af. The fear of the unknown can be wildly overwhelming. ESP for us crazy Type A’s who crave certainty (heyyy). But did you know that our brains actually prefer predictable negative consequences over uncertain outcomes? Our minds want certainty and avoid uncertainty.Read More
On Episode 040, Freddie & Alyssa discuss tips for staying active, a special save the date announcement, summer travel plans & why progress equals happiness.Read More
On Episode 039, Freddie & Alyssa sit down and spice things up by answering your questions while eating increasingly spicier hot wings on a special edition ‘Hot Ones’ episode.Read More
Aside from the juggernaut apps of today, (Uber, Postmates, Instagram), I wanted to share my 5 favorite apps that I use daily! Some are social media related while others are lifestyle & wellness. Here is a peek at apps I adore & what they do!Read More
On Episode 038, Freddie & Alyssa sit down and discuss how to be more productive and not get stuck in the “C” Activity mentality. They also dive into education for today’s youth and habits of happy people!Read More
But how simple is it, really?
And is it even something we can look for?
Are we able to truly control it?
If you’re anything like me, leading a life filled with joy, laughter & bliss is an absolute must. No matter the situation, I always try to look at the glass as half full (and sometimes, that can be incredibly hard)! However, capturing & holding onto happiness is not something that you will magically “figure out” one day. It is a continuous practice that you must exercise.Read More
Ahh, CBD oil. You’ve probably heard of it or know someone who has tried it. If you haven’t, here is the skinny -
CBD oil (aka hemp oil), is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, a chemical compound that is found naturally in the cannabis plant. CBD is NOT mind altering like marijuana; in other words, CBD will NOT get you high - there is 0% THC. CBD is known to help with inflammation, arthritis, joint pain, stomach cramps, swelling, epilepsy, aches, colds, anxiety, depression, eczema, psoriasis & rashes.Read More
On Episode 037, Freddie goes solo & chats about his favorite topic: money. He shares tips on how to have a good relationship with money & dives into his views on buying pre-owned cars vs. new, leasing cars, mortgages on houses, paying off debt, having multiple streams of income & the invaluable lesson he learned from the book Rich Dad Poor Dad.Read More
On Episode 036, we put Freddie in the hot seat where he answers your questions on this special birthday episode! We chat everything from dream guests to have on the podcast to bucket lists, advice Freddie would give to himself at 16, what inspired him to pursue acting, plans on having children, favorite failures, what Disney character he would be and oh, so much more!Read More
Picture this: The day is Wednesday, March 13th, 2019. I am getting ready for the Draper James x M.Gemi Collection Launch. I grab my photo for Instagram and prep my stories to celebrate and share this fabulous limited line.
I open up my Instagram only to be greeted by a “cannot load” message - no matter how many times I hit refresh. I go to my Insta stories and try uploading - no dice. I then pull up my feed and try uploading a photo - zip, zilch, nada.Read More
It is no secret that I am obsessed with routines. If you have read The Pivot Principle or seen past blogs such as The Truth About Morning Routines, I go into great detail on my specific morning routine and why having one is so powerful & beneficial. But what about bedtime routines? Do they work? Heck yes, they do.Read More
On Episode 035, we sit down and discuss our 23andMe experience and results, searching for blood relatives, processing HBO’s documentary After Neverland, and our thoughts & predictions on The Bachelor.Read More
On Episode 034, we sit down and discuss our weekend takeaways after both attending services separately in both Ohio and Florida for close loved ones who recently passed. We also dive into spirit orbs, mediums, thoughts on paranormal activity and 11:11, plus updates on upcoming projects and a new way to stay up to date with us!Read More