The artist, Nela Steric…

Greetings, everyone! Over the past weekend I attended the art show opening of my beautiful friend, Nela Steric, at the Tag Gallery in Los Angeles. Her watercolor work is reflective, deep, vivid, emotional, original & complex.img_0172-1 I find her work exceptionally thought-provoking, and so I thought to share a few of my favorite Nela masterpieces with you. img_0239Nela uses Yupo paper and watercolor for her artistry, giving each masterpiece a look and feel all their own.  

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About Nela, the artist

I love that each piece tells a story.  Her patriotism pieces are just outstanding, and you might have seen them published somewhere 😉     This next piece is a closeup and so magical.  In addition to watercolor, she used pencil to sketch his/her face.

Nela dedicates her life to the arts and is an art educator based in Los Angeles.  She is such an inspiration to me and I hope you love her art as much as I do.  Wishing you all a blessed day! Muah! ~Kelle

Kelley Whilden (left) and Nela, the artist (right) | Tag Gallery, Los Angeles | March 24th, 2018

Nela Art | Tag Gallery, Los Angeles | March 24th, 2018
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Be Sweet, Be Hot, and Be Original Kumana Avocado Sauce!

Happy Sunday, kittehs! Last weekend was a complete slice of avocado sauce heaven!  If you have never heard of avocado sauce, you must give Kumana’s Be Sweet, Be Hot, and Be Original vegan avocado sauces a try!  Each bottle is made of 2/3 avocados!

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Kumana’s avocado sauces come in three outstanding flavors: Be Sweet, Be Original, & Be Hot!

Thanks to Live Talent Now I was blessed with the opportunity to model with Kumana at the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, CA!  Kumana founders, Francisco Pavan (far right, photo below) & Roberto Pavan (far left, photo below), grew up in Venezuela and have incorporated their secret Venezuelan family recipe, chalked full of tasty spices, into their sublime avocado sauces!

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We served up some delicious vegan and non-vegan hors d’oeuvre options topped with Kumana avocado sauce at the Natural Products Expo! | Anaheim, CA | March 10, 2018

If you are on the go x365, you will definitely appreciate how fast you can add some tasty avocado sauce to your favorite dishes and snacks, likeeee avocado toast.  You don’t have to spend the time you don’t have, peeling and slicing up that avocado to strategically place on your bread.  You can just drizzle on your favorite avocado sauce, devour it, and be out the door!  Also, you can’t beat the fact that it’s only 5 calories per teaspoon, 0 grams of carbs, and 0 grams of sugar.  What?!! IMG_2049.jpgI go through a bottle of this stuff in less than a wk! Lately I have been adding it to my toast, chili…IMG_2012 2 and even my homemade ramen! Feel free to add it to your Tuesday Tacos, Monday Meatballs, or Friday Fajitas! IMG_2029 I cannot wait to use them as a marinade for one of my favorite entrées: baked salmon. If I had to recommend a Kumana flavor to try, I would say to try them all.  They are that delicious.  If you are on the hunt for a bottle of their avocado goodness, they are currently available on Amazon and will be sold in Safeway stores in Northern Cali in July 2018.  I will be picking up a few bottles in Norcal on my next road trip back home for sureeee!!! Have a great week, loves!! ❤ ❤ ❤ ~KelleIMG_2059