Lake Tahoe: A dream escape to one of the greatest wonders in the world! ðŸŒ

Absolutely BREATHTAKING‼️

When those snow covered mountains came into my view… I felt so excited! Especially since it was summertime.☀️

The journey to Lake Tahoe took me up, and over mountains… mountain 🏔⛰ and through through national Forests… 🌲🌲🌲🌲

Folks who live around Tahoe say this year has been very unique.

They said the fall & winter of 2019 included lots of heavy snow days… and much colder temperatures than usual.

Some summer evenings.. have even dipped down into the 40’s… 

Well… thank goodness.. my time here was perfect! Blue skies, warm sunshine ☀️ and cool breezes…rustling through the pine trees.

Just enough of a breeze to make you feel refreshed!

When I arrived, I was a bit weary from my long journey.

The beautiful scenery awakened my spirit, and gave me enough energy to keep it moving! Why I was in God’s country… and there was much more to see!!!

Ahhhh… The smell of fresh mountain air is invigorating!

I checked into my hotel,… MONTBLEU… which was quite nice! ✨😃✨ 👍🏽👍🏽

MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa is between the Sierra, and Lake Tahoe.

A $25 million property-wide renovation here… was completed in 2015… but my room was still like Brand New!

The room was large, and the shower was one of the biggest I’ve seen. 🤭 It was like another room.

 I felt very comfortable here, and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The staff was friendly, most accommodating and professional.

MontBleu is located at 55 Highway 50 in Stateline, NV.

It’s about an hour away from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport… ✈️

You can drive, or take a shuttle based at the airport.

For MontBleu Hotel Reservations….. Go to  montbleuresort.com  -or- call: 1-800-BE-LUCKY 

  Lake Tahoe is indeed a national treasure…

The fresh water lake is the largest Alpine lake in North America.

It’s in the Sierra Nevada Mountains… and on the borderline of California and Nevada. 


Lake Tahoe is 1,645 feet deep, 22 miles long and 12 miles wide. It’s the second deepest lake in America.


I felt extremely BLESSED 🙏🏽 to get the opportunity to visit.
My experience here was priceless! I was enriched with things money can’t buy.
Serenity.😌 Peace. ☮️ and Joy! 🙌🏽🙌🏽♥️🙌🏽🙌🏽

I felt all these things… while my soul was being replenished by nature.

The cool crisp air, magnificent scenery… and calmness all around me… was simply wonderful.

Before John C. Fremont discovered Lake Tahoe in 1844, the alpine mountain… fresh water lake was known only to nomadic Native American tribes.


Native Americans came to Tahoe to collect medicinal plants, fish in the cool blue water, hunt and collect materials to make tools. 

There are many different types of pine trees, and beautiful native flowers all around Lake Tahoe.
This beautiful destination is also known for its ski resorts, beaches, hiking, and water recreation. Here’s a closer look! 


After walking for miles, and miles… I found out about cruises available on the lake.
I’d walked so far… that I was worried that I might sleep 😴 💤 through the early morning cruise check-in time… 

Well… God woke me up… feeling rested, and relaxed.
It was as if he whispered to me: Get up! Rise and shine! ☀️Go out there…and explore MORE of my great creation!
I hopped out of bed, got dressed… and made it to that tour just in time…. to get the last ticket 🎫 available! 🙌🏽
Folks were lined up.. and ready to start this adventure.
Whew! Lucky for me… My time on the yacht 🛥 called “Safari Rose” made for a lovely day! 
The inside of the Yacht was really nice.
I split my time inside… and on the upper deck.
The scenery of the lake was amazing! 

I met nice people from all over the world on board…
(This was an intimate tour designed for 30 people.)
I also enjoyed a delightful lunch. The food prepared by the crew was delicious!

The Safari Rose Crew was the BEST! They went out of their way… to see that we had a pleasant journey.
They all had wonderful personalities, shared interesting information… and answered questions with great enthusiasm.
On the southwest shore, We had glorious views of Emerald Bay. 

The Emerald Bay State Park includes the 1929 Nordic-style mansion Vikingsholm….

We were able to see from the yacht, and learn more about its rich history.


In 1928, Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight bought the Armstrong’s land… to build a summer home that would compliment the magnificent natural surroundings. 

Emerald Bay was special! It reminded her about her travels to Scandinavia.

Mrs. Knight commissioned her nephew… by marriage, Lennart Palme, a Swedish architect, to design the home. 

Oh, one ☝🏽 more interesting fact:

Lora J. Knight and her former husband financially supported Charles Lindbergh’s history-making flight over the Atlantic….

👉🏽 now… back to the mansion…

“Vikingsholm” or the “Viking Castle as it is called…was completed in the fall of 1929.

This 38-room mansion is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the United States. 

The castle is open for tours during the summer months…

I understand it is filled with exquisite antiques, and other fine items specially built for the estate, or purchased from around the world…

I would be fantastic to tour the castle someday. I was told it’s a bit difficult to get to by land, and involves a bit of a hike.

That’s cool with me… because there’s beauty all around…

There’s an island nearby… and Mrs. Knight built a tea room on top.

It’s like a “mini castle.” 🏰 This is where she could entertain guests, and enjoy quiet tea time… with a magnificent view of Lake Tahoe… and Emerald Bay. It’s made out of stone, on the tip top here👇🏽

Can you see it??? Look carefully.. it blends in with the other stones.


The exceptional summer home, (and tea ☕️ room),was enjoyed by Mrs. Knight and her guests, for 15 gratifying summers, until Mrs. Knight’s death at the age of 82 in 1945. By this time, her financial worth was $45 million dollars.

FYI- Vikingsholm was sold to several owners, before it was acquired by the State of California…

The water here is a perfect water give it this coloring… ( I’ll have more on the coloring in a minute!)

I also learned that snow.. from the top of the mountains trickle down… via waterfalls to help replenish the waters…

There are a lot of homes, and boathouses along south Tahoe Lake.

I highly recommend you visit Lake Tahoe… It can be a quiet retreat… but there’s still a lot to do here…

plenty of shopping…🛍 of course. 😉

You can take a lift up the mountain…for wonderful views.. more gift shopping, and restaurants to try.

It’s also a nice ride up to the slopes for skiing… 🎿 during the winter ❄️ months…

Lake Tahoe is full of Night clubs, Casinos, Bars/Pubs. ( Live bands/ entertainment indoors and outdoors.) -Plus- A variety of great restaurants.

Even all the familiar favorites like KFC, McDonalds, IHOP, Starbucks, and Applebee’s 🍎

There are fantastic things to discover here…  It’s your chance to be adventurous… or just chill…

During my stay, I was told the water 💦 in Lake Tahoe was really cold… 

How Cold??? Well…….. You know I had to find out for myself…

Ok, let me break it down for you like this: Think about placing a glass of water in the freezer, and just before it turns into a solid block of ice… imagine swishing it around…to make it a liquid slush…and THEN… imagine what it would feel like if you stuck your hand 🖐🏽🖐🖐🏼 in there…. yeahhhh…right…..

It’s like THAT!!! but it’s so beautiful… and those colors!

It’s like a deep indigo blue… around emerald bay..

and then a bit further away… it turns into an aqua marine blue, and then other shades of  green, until it’ becomes “crystal clear” around the shore lines…

I found out the minerals in the water help create the vivid colors.

When I have a chance to return to Lake Tahoe… I’m going to take advantage of one of the many picnic areas… and enjoy all my favorite food and drink…

At the local Safeway grocery store… I was happy 😃 to discover that they have everything I could possibly want!

Fresh fruits, a great deli section, bakery and more. The prices were excellent!

Heyyy….. I found a lot of good deals!

I got a few things… but I wish I could have gotten more to bring back. 😁( LOL!) 😆

You know something else… Lake Tahoe is also a popular place to go sport fishing. 🎣 

Some of the fish 🐠 🐟 out there in the lake include: rainbow trout, brown trout, the popular cut throat trout have disappeared after massive fishing expeditions, but there are still Lake bass, big mouth bass, mountain white fish, golden shiner  and Kokanee and sockeye salmon around…

For those of you looking for #selfcare this is a GREAT place to re-group, relax! relate! and release.

There are tons of great accommodations. Lots of neat cabins, and houses you can rent… hotels, lodging camping. Here are just a FEW examples

I’d say Lake Tahoe is great for a girls trip, ( spas, shops, restaurants, shows.)

For a guys trip, you have fishing, parasailing, golf courses.)

All kinds of outdoor activities for a family vacation, couples retreats…

Hiking, Camping, Sightseeing, Skiing, Scooters, Biking, Boating, and water recreation for EVERYBODY!!!

and Yasssss….. It’s a FABULOUS romantic hideaway! ♥️ cabins with hot tubs, fireplaces. 🔥 and private, scenic locations.

You can feel royally satisfied! ✨👑 ✨

Especially when Lake Tahoe offers you it’s own version of the IRON THRONE!

✨✨Check it out… 👀 ✨✨

This one is made out of

SKIIS… 🎿 instead of SWORDS…🗡

I made so many pleasant memories here…that I will cherish in my heart ♥️ forever…

This POEM sums up my feelings perfectly:


Until I can visit again….  my heart, my mind and soul… will have PEACE WITHIN …every time I think of ALL the beautiful images of Lake Tahoe!

PEACE OUT‼️ ✌🏽☮️♥️😃

~Evette Dabney 

Evette Dabney is the Founder, Owner and Creative Director of Sparkle “E” Entertainment & Promotions.

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Journey to Japan! 🇯🇵 and discover Gracious People…Unforgettable scenery, Amazing Food and Fashion!

For me… It was an exciting journey across the globe! 🌎

I was so hyped… that I watched every movie I could during the 16 hour ✈️ plane ride.

And why not??? I got to see EVERYTHING I missed earlier in the year!

The overall flight ✈️ on Delta Airlines was great! They fed us constantly… and the food was really GOOD!!

As far as GOOD 🍴FOOD is concerned… I had a LOT of GREAT FOOD! Really excellent entrees with magnificent presentations. More visuals coming up later! 😃

When we arrived…. After the 16 hour flight…. It was morning ☀️time… around 10am I believe. I felt a little weary… but was still too excited to close my eyes!!! There was too much I needed to see! 👀 Our driver was waiting for us… and we were on our way!

I enjoyed the sights along the way. It was about an hour and a half drive to our hotel…

After we checked into the hotel…

we went STRAIGHT to one of the shopping areas nearby…

After our first shopping trip… what else did we see??? None other than KFC !!! And it had that great ORIGINAL flavor! It hit the spot!

I found out that KFC is especially popular around THANKSGIVING… since Turkeys are challenging to get in Japan. I found out people pre-order months in advance.,. and the lines are long for days! KFC is very popular here!

At our hotel… we enjoyed full Japanese Breakfast EVERY morning! ☀️ Always a lot of tasty options… here are a few. There were different choices each day.

The food at the hotel were we stayed was organic, and brought in from a nearby farm…

Even the eggs came from rare chickens. These with the BLUE tint…are valued around $35.00 a dozen… in American money.

It was s THRILL Exploring all the wonderful things Japan has to offer!

The finest of everything you can imagine!

I enjoyed being exposed to this beautiful

culture… 🏮🎏

I’ve got so much MORE to share!

I’m going to try and break down all the AMAZING food… 🥡🥢🍱and Culinary Delights!

Feast your eyes on ALL of THIS!!! 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽

The markets are also great to explore!

A major highlight of my trip… was experiencing a traditional JAPANESE WEDDING!

Some very close friends planned a magnificent ceremony. John and Erina met in LA,.. and returned to Erina’s homeland for the wedding.

Erina is like a bonus sister now… John is a bonus brother. I’ve known him his entire life!

Our families are extremely close!

A lot of family members… and close friends from the US traveled to Japan for the wedding.

A rehearsal dinner…was held the night before. It was fun, and festive… with authentic favorite foods…and good fellowship!

At this traditional Japanese meal… shoes were removed, and guests enjoyed food, fellowship and floor seating.

The wedding ceremony was the next afternoon… and held in a Temple almost two thousand years old!

A TRADITIONAL JAPANESE wedding begins… with a march to the Temple…

The bride & groom are surrounded by immediate family, and followed by more relatives, and then friends.

Inside… the ceremony begins… authentic instruments, music… and rituals. It seemed like we went back in time… experiencing the beautiful ceremony… exactly the way it has been followed for centuries..,

The father of the Bride, and mother of the Groom have a part in the ceremony.

The formal part of the wedding inside the Temple… ends with a Saki toast to the new couple…

Here are highlights from The FABULOUS wedding reception, traditional dragon dance, and entertainment…

PLUS a delicious 10-12 course wedding feast!

After the wedding festivities… I went on a tour with the Hato Company…

We toured some other well known Temples in Tokyo… taking in all the sights and sounds…

We also rode through the streets of Tokyo… passing through famous shopping districts…

and later stopping to visit more places of interestincluding the grounds of the Imperial Palace… where the NEW Emperor of Japan🇯🇵 and his family live…

Of course… The actual Palace is much further back from the entrance. We were able to see the Imperial Gardens… and Park..open to visitors.

These were traditional guard towers in front of the property

I also went up to the TOP of the Tokyo🗼 Tower… which reminds me of the Eiffel Tower!

Guides take you up in an elevator…. where you can see ALL of Tokyo!

These are Fantastic views… Take a look!

You can see more scenic views from up high… at Skytree,.. another tower that’s a little bit higher.. another option is the top of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Center… A FREE observatory… where you can see both.

And of course… pick up some great souvenirs!

It’s peak cherry 🌸 blossom season… in March, and the blooms are absolutely BEAUTIFUL over the entire City of Tokyo!

The Blossoms are absolutely gorgeous… for about a week or so… and then.. the trees turn bright green.

Ok now… Lets take a look at more shopping… and Japanese Fashion…🎎

Takashimaya is another very fine department store. There are many floors… with a lot of merchandise. Anything you THINK you might want..that’s the best of its kind.

This store has a wide variety of kimonos 👘 Some of the finest silks, and materials in the world! This is the most popular to shop for an exquisite Kimono, Casual styles, Robes, matching shoes, and purses.

And now… on to specialty shops in Shinjuku..

Can I just say…

the shopping 🛍 EVERYWHERE is

✨✨ IN-CREDIBLE!!! ✨✨

This is another Wonderful place to shop…jWhen you go… exchange those US bucks 💵 for a LOT of YEN!!! 💴 💴 💴 💴

( You’ll need it!!!) 😃🎎👘💴🙌🏽

I can guarantee you will see a lot of wonderful items… to buy. There is a wide variety of merchandise !!! Tourists get to save tax… if they visit a special area in stores.. with the merchandise and receipts.

I’ve wanted to travel… and visit Japan 🇯🇵 for a long time…

I hope andpray🙏🏽… to return again some day… There’s a lot to see… and experience in this glorious place!!!

Art,

History,

Culture and phenomenal HOSPITALITY!

#JustGo!!! #TravelTheWorld! #PlanAnAdventure! #CulturallyEnriching! #LearnAboutTradition #LearnAboutHistory & #geography Learn about world class #japanese #designers #fashions #chefs Enjoy #delicious #cuisine! #FeastYourEyes on the #Arts! #Sightseeing is the #BEST!!! #WidenYourHorizons! #JourneyAcrossTheMap!

🙌🏽🙌🏽❤️🙌🏽🙌🏽

~Evette Dabney

Founder, Owner and Creative Director of Sparkle “E” Entertainment & Promotions


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VIVA ♦️LAS VEGAS‼️VEGAS Fall Entertainment Preview… from the WESTGATE HOTEL 🏨 and CASINO

Roll the dice…🎲 🎲

all you like…

You just can’t loose…

betting on entertainment options available

RIGHT NOW at the

WESTGATE Hotel 🏨

and Casino in Las Vegas‼️

♠️ 🎲♥️🎰🎲♥️🃏♣️♦️♠️

✨✨ Wowza!!!✨✨

The WESTGATE hit the JACKPOT…🎰 with valuable entertainment options!

Let’s just say… they’ve got a little somethig…

FOR EVERYBODY!

Yeah…. 👍

👉🏽That’s It!

👉🏻That’s It!!!!

If you want to sing 🎤 🎼 🎶 your heart ♥️ out…with some of the GREATEST HITS..of all time…or laugh… until you’re wimpering… you can…

If you want to show up with the entire family… to witness some mesmerizing magic tricks…

or disappear later on..with your honey… for a

“date night” at a sultry cabaret show…

You can DO IT….

♦️♦️VEGAS STYLE‼️♦️♦️

Dinner… and shows just right… for a HOT 🔥 TIME on the town… TONIGHT! 🌙

My latest Vegas excursion started with dinner at BENIHANA’S at the Westgate…

It’s one of the most beautiful… and largest of the restaurant locations…

(For reservations call 702.732.5334 or visit OpenTable)

The scenery set the tone…

for a ✨magical✨ night indeed..

The experience of wonder continued with amazing tricks… that made me go Oooohhhh….

Ahhhhhh!!! 😯

One of the newest headliners at the Westgate is getting great reviews from guests..

JEN KRAMER says there was something about the idea of learning magic secrets… and sharing them with others to make them smile… was exciting! She performs some AMAZING things that will leave you wondering……🤔

Now how in the world did she do that???? How did she possibly knowwww???

Jen is sharp! The New York native…started the magic society at Yale University while she was a student at the higher institution of learning.

She’s also traveled the world… with “Magicians without borders,” to bring smiles to others with unforgettable magic tricks.

Magic is a universal language you know… every one… every where..GETS IT!!

Now… back to her NEW

Vegas Act…. Jen loves interacting with her audience… and chooses

quite a few guests to be featured in her show.

She tells the audience early on… that she started learning magic… when she was just 10 years old.

Her uncle gave her an

old school classic

book.. . 📖 published back

in 1949.

The magician 🎩 says she spent hours going over passages… and fell in

L♥️VE😍 with the process.

And as fast as you can say ✨✨”Abracadabra !!!” ✨

She was hooked! In fact… she memorized the ENTIRE Book!

Please know… If you see her show… you’ll be drawn in… hooked line and sinker…

just like…

(( snaps 💥fingers..👉🏽that!!!))

Catch Jen Kramer Wednesday through Saturday… at the Westgate.

Other popular shows include

Comedian George Wallace…

That’s right he’s Back!!!! And making crowds crack up…harder than ever!!!

Another main attraction is the Award Winning Adult Cabaret show…

I love singing hot songs… and melodies to boost my spirits and bring me JOY! So naturally… I was looking forward to attending this musical concert for MONTHS!

Barry Manilow… has always been one of my favorites.

His voice is a treasure! It’s so ✨Pristine✨ and perfect! 👍🏽👍🏽

I have nothing but Happy 😃 memories of various points of my life with his melodies! 🎶 🎵 Perfect Insert for his hit song…. 🎶da da da…🎵🎶

🎼 “I can’t sMiLe without you… 😃

🎶Can’t smile without you… 🎶

It was so cool… I was supposed singing… and swaying back and forth… even this little smiley face popped up on the stage screen with the uplifting lyrics! 😃

At 75 years of age… he’s still got it!!!

He’s a personable performer… who comes across as a genuinely “NICE PERSON !” 😃

I spoke to someone who worked at the show venue… and they said HE is a perfectionist.!

He wants to make ~sure~ he gives his ALL to his loyal fans!

I have such wonderful childhood memories of singing 🎶 along to his music… traveling with my family in the car. 🚘

And let’s not forget listening to his heartwarming tunes in elevators… offices…and waiting rooms.

Excuse me… while I belt out another tune:

🎼🎶” I write ✍🏼the songs🎶 that make

the whole world 🌎 sing!!!” 🎶

During his performance…Barry said he got a kick out of people saying his songs were always comforting while they were in dentist offices!

Ooo…. Here’s a FUN FACT! ☝🏽

When Barry Manilow was first starting out… he JUST wanted to be a composer… He wrote jingles for commercials…

Betcha you know these: 🎶🎵🎼“I am stuck on bandaids, & bandaids stuck on me!!!”🎶

….. and what about: 🎼🎵“Like a good neigh-bor…. State Farm is thereeee!!!!”🎶

Uh-huhhhh…Barry Manilow wrote those popular jingles… and a whole lot more!

So remember… every time those commercials have played… over the years….

Chaaaa-ching‼️

💵💰💵💰💵💰💵

I know right??? Yep… The Hits have come Home to Vegas‼️

ALL Manilow’s songs

(and jingles) are TIMELESS‼️🕰

…. and as far as I’m concerned… They’ll

—NEVER — go out of style!!!! Neva… Everrr!!!!

***Newsflash!!!📸****

The Manilow Vegas Show… at THE WESTGATE…has been ~extended~ through June of 2019!!!

With 50 Top 40 Hits and 85 million albums sold….

(( Gee Wizzz!!!))

Barry Manilow is ✨✨WOWING✨✨

record crowds at the International Theater in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino… and they’re buying up souvenirs left… and right!

Again… this is a SPLENDID evening of NON.STOP.HITS!!! 🎵🎶🎶🎵🎶🎵🎶🎵🎶

Barry sings a lot of songs … while giving an awesome tribute to his home town…

“Brooklyn New York!”

He took all of us in the audience… and a fast moving tour…🗽of the BIG APPLE‼️ 🍎

We were flying all around NEW YORK, with the help of 3-D glasses! 🕶

A nice surprise… and exciting element of the show!

This is a delightful show… that warms your heart… and moves along nicely!

Here’s another big hit song… to bring us FULL CIRCLE ⭕️… back to VEGAS!!!!!!!

👉🏽 Now 🎤 SING‼️

🎼🎶” Her name was Lola! She was a showgirl..with yellow feathers in her hair…and a dress cut down to there….”🎶🎶

💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽

🎶🎼At the copa (co) Copacabana (Copacabana) 🎵🎶

🎶The hottest spot north of Havana (here)
At the copa (co) Copacabana


🎶 Music & pass-ion were always the fash-ion …🎶

I sang the rest of those lyrics… and lots of other great songs out loud… and had a BLAST!

Thanks for a lovely evening Barry Manilow!

Plan your own fun-filled night of song… at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino NOW!

Tickets are going fast!!!! Call…

(702 ) 732-5755

-Evette Dabney

Evette Dabney, Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Sparkle-“E” Entertainment & Promotions

www.sparkle-e.com 💎

Evette is a native of Atlanta,🍑GA…and graduate of #CAU Clark Atlantauyy University… in the #AUC ( Atlanta University Center), and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.,🔺🐘 Links Inc., 💚and Women in Film…🎬🎥

( just to name a few of her beloved connections! 😉

“Miss Dabney” has worked as a reporter/anchor 🎤in a number of television 📺 markets all across the country…

She is an EMMY nominated TV news talent, available to serve as a media technical advisor, and work free-lance.

Her contracted services include: copywriting, script writing, show hosting, announcer, 🎙(live events: fashion shows, hair shows, concerts, banquets, weddings,luncheons, talent shows.)

She’s a “spirited” LIVE announcer indeed… with a ~velvety voice! ~

Evette is READY to take on producing gigs, theatrical roles, 🎭 commercials, 🎬 industrials, radio talk show roles… and any other kind of voice-over work…. animation included… 😉

Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube @evettedabney

Let Sparkle-“E” 💎 promote YOU… Your BUSINESS, ORGANIZATION or SPECIAL EVENT…. in aggressive marketing efforts, and SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS!

Hey! 👋🏽 A well known MARKETING INFLUENCER… is right at your fingertips!

Evette will make SURE the consumer market takes NOTICE…. of what you have to offer!

To arrange TALENT BOOKINGS, AUDITIONS, & MEETINGS with

Evette Dabney/ SAG-AFTRA —>See www.actorsaccess.com & www. playersdirectory.com (online), or reach out to our phone message center included at www.sparkle-e.com 💎

e-mail: ceo.sparkle.e@gmail.com

Sparkle “E” is in the midst of a fundraising campaign… to keep this website thriving… and making IMPROVEMENTS!

If you’d like to make a donation… Send to business address:

Sparkle “E” Entertainment & Promotions P.O Box 811926 Los Angeles, CA 90081

Any amount… large or small is APPRECIATED!!!

Crowdfunding campaigns are currently listed on GO FUNDME.

My campaign links…gofundme.com/fundraiser-for-wework-office-space

https://www.gofundme.com/qtqtzz-transportationYour generous support will most definitely be a BLESSING !!!

Evette is determined to create opportunities… and pave the way for more WORK!!!

She’s determined to FIND A WAY…. or MAKE ONE!!!!

Don’t forget to follow Evette on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, LinkedIn and YOUTUBE @evettedabney

The #Spirited 🎉 #Socialite and #mediamaven 👩🏽‍💻 @evettedabney is on the move!!!

#Wow! #ThereSheGoesAgain! 👠

—>Keep Up! 😉<—

Don’t wait too late! secure your seats to see a performer beloved by millions in an unforgettable venue! Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

(702 ) 732-5755 at BENIHANA’S at the Westgate…

It’s one of the most beautiful… and largest of the restaurant locations…

(For reservations call 702.732.5334 or visit OpenTable)

The scenery set the tone…

for a ✨magical✨ night indeed..

The experience of wonder continued with amazing tricks… that made me go Oooohhhh…. Ahhhhhh!!! 😯

One of the newest headliners at the Westgate is getting great reviews from guests..

JEN KRAMER says there was something about the idea of learning magic secrets… and sharing them with others to make them smile… was exciting! She performs some AMAZING things that will leave you wondering……🤔

Now how in the world did she do that???? How did she possibly knowwww???

Jen is sharp! The New York native…started the magic society at Yale University while she was a student at the higher institution of learning.

She’s also traveled the world… with “Magicians without borders,” to bring smiles to others with unforgettable magic tricks.

Magic is a universal language you know… every one… every where..GETS IT!!

Now… back to her NEW

Vegas Act…. Jen loves interacting with her audience… and chooses

quite a few guests to be featured in her show.

She tells the audience early on… that she started learning magic… when she was just 10 years old.

Her uncle gave her an

old school classic

book.. . 📖 published back

in 1949.

The magician 🎩 says she spent hours going over passages… and fell in

L♥️VE😍 with the process.

And as fast as you can say ✨✨✨”Abracadabra !!!” ✨

She was hooked! In fact… she memorized the ENTIRE Book!

Please know… If you see her show… you’ll be drawn in… hooked line and sinker…

just like…

(( snaps 💥fingers..👉🏽that!!!))

Catch Jen Kramer Wednesday through Saturday… at the Westgate.

Other popular shows include

Comedian George Wallace…

And the Award Winning Adult Cabaret show…

I love singing hot songs… and melodies to boost my spirits and bring me JOY! So naturally… I was looking forward to attending this musical concert for MONTHS!

Barry Manilow… has always been one of my favorites.

His voice is a treasure! It’s so ✨Pristine✨ and perfect! 👍🏽👍🏽

I have nothing but Happy 😃 memories of various points of my life with his melodies! 🎶 🎵 Perfect Insert for his hit song…. 🎶da da da…🎵🎶

🎼 “I can’t sMiLe without you… 😃

🎶Can’t smile without you… 🎶

It was so cool… I was supposed singing… and swaying back and forth… even this little smiley face popped up on the stage screen with the uplifting lyrics! 😃

At 75 years of age… he’s still got it!!!

He’s a personable performer… who comes across as a genuinely “NICE PERSON !” 😃

I spoke to someone who worked at the show venue… and they said HE is a perfectionist.!

He wants to make ~sure~ he gives his ALL to his loyal fans!

I have such wonderful childhood memories of singing 🎶 along to his music… traveling with my family in the car. 🚘

And let’s not forget listening to his heartwarming tunes in elevators… offices…and waiting rooms.

Excuse me… while I belt out another tune:

🎼🎶” I write ✍🏼the songs🎶 that make

the whole world 🌎 sing!!!” 🎶

During his performance…Barry said he got a kick out of people saying his songs were always comforting while they were in dentist offices!

Ooo…. Here’s a FUN FACT! ☝🏽

When Barry Manilow was first starting out… he JUST wanted to be a composer… He wrote jingles for commercials…

Betcha you know these: 🎶🎵🎼“I am stuck on bandaids, & bandaids stuck on me!!!”🎶

….. and what about: 🎼🎵“Like a good neigh-bor…. State Farm is thereeee!!!!”🎶

Uh-huhhhh…Barry Manilow wrote those popular jingles… and a whole lot more!

So remember… every time those commercials have played… over the years….

Chaaaa-ching‼️

💵💰💵💰💵💰💵

I know right??? Yep… The Hits have come Home to Vegas‼️

ALL Manilow’s songs

(and jingles) are TIMELESS‼️🕰

…. and as far as I’m concerned… They’ll

—NEVER — go out of style!!!! Neva… Everrr!!!!

***Newsflash!!!📸****

The Manilow Vegas Show… at THE WESTGATE…has been ~extended~ through June of 2019!!!

With 50 Top 40 Hits and 85 million albums sold…. (( Gee Wizzz!!!)) Barry Manilow is ✨✨WOWING✨✨ record crowds at the International Theater in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino… and they’re buying up souvenirs left… and right!

Again… this is a SPLENDID evening of NON.STOP.HITS!!! 🎵🎶🎶🎵🎶🎵🎶🎵🎶

Barry sings a lot of songs … while giving an awesome tribute to his home town…

“Brooklyn New York!”

He took all of us in the audience… and a fast moving tour…🗽of the BIG APPLE‼️ 🍎

We were flying all around NEW YORK, with the help of 3-D glasses! 🕶

A nice surprise… and exciting element of the show!

This is a delightful show… that warms your heart… and moves along nicely!

Here’s another big hit song… to bring us FULL CIRCLE ⭕️… back to VEGAS!!!!!!!

👉🏽 Now 🎤 SING‼️

🎼🎶” Her name was Lola! She was a showgirl..with yellow feathers in her hair…and a dress cut down to there….”🎶🎶

💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽

🎶🎼At the copa (co) Copacabana (Copacabana) 🎵🎶

🎶The hottest spot north of Havana (here)
At the copa (co) Copacabana
🎶 Music & pass-ion were always the fash-ion …🎶

I sang the rest of those lyrics… and lots of other great songs out loud… and had a BLAST!

Thanks for a lovely evening Barry Manilow!

Plan your own fun-filled night of song… at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino NOW!

Tickets are going fast!!!! Call…

(702 ) 732-5755

-Evette Dabney

Evette Dabney, Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Sparkle-“E” Entertainment & Promotions

www.sparkle-e.com 💎

Evette is a native of Atlanta,🍑GA…and graduate of #CAU Clark Atlantauyy University… in the #AUC ( Atlanta University Center), and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.,🔺🐘 Links Inc., 💚and Women in Film…🎬🎥

( just to name a few of her beloved connections! 😉

“Miss Dabney” has worked as a reporter/anchor 🎤in a number of television 📺 markets all across the country…

She is an EMMY nominated TV news talent, available to serve as a media technical advisor, and work free-lance.

Her contracted services include: copywriting, script writing, show hosting, announcer, 🎙(live events: fashion shows, hair shows, concerts, banquets, weddings,luncheons, talent shows.)

She’s a “spirited” LIVE announcer indeed… with a ~velvety voice! ~

Evette is READY to take on producing gigs, theatrical roles, 🎭 commercials, 🎬 industrials, radio talk show roles… and any other kind of voice-over work…. animation included… 😉

Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube @evettedabney

Let Sparkle-“E” 💎 promote YOU… Your BUSINESS, ORGANIZATION or SPECIAL EVENT…. in aggressive marketing efforts, and SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS!

Hey! 👋🏽 A well known MARKETING INFLUENCER… is right at your fingertips!

Evette will make SURE the consumer market takes NOTICE…. of what you have to offer!

To arrange TALENT BOOKINGS, AUDITIONS, & MEETINGS with

Evette Dabney/ SAG-AFTRA —>See www.actorsaccess.com & www. playersdirectory.com (online), or reach out to our phone message center included at www.sparkle-e.com 💎

e-mail: ceo.sparkle.e@gmail.com

Sparkle “E” is in the midst of a fundraising campaign… to keep this website thriving… and making IMPROVEMENTS!

If you’d like to make a donation… Send to business address:

Sparkle “E” Entertainment & Promotions P.O Box 811926 Los Angeles, CA 90081

Any amount… large or small is APPRECIATED!!!

Crowdfunding campaigns are currently listed on GO FUNDME.

My campaign links…gofundme.com/fundraiser-for-wework-office-space

https://www.gofundme.com/qtqtzz-transportationYour generous support will most definitely be a BLESSING !!!

Evette is determined to create opportunities… and pave the way for more WORK!!!

She’s determined to FIND A WAY…. or MAKE ONE!!!!

Don’t forget to follow Evette on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, LinkedIn and YOUTUBE @evettedabney

The #Spirited 🎉 #Socialite and #mediamaven 👩🏽‍💻 @evettedabney is on the move!!!

#Wow! #ThereSheGoesAgain! 👠

—>Keep Up! 😉<—

Don’t wait too late! secure your seats to see a performer beloved by millions in an unforgettable venue! Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

(702 ) 732-5755

A trip through History! More Highlights from #NMAAHC the National Museum of African American History & Culture 


My experience was so NICE! I had to come back TWICE!!! The National Museum of African American History and Culture is ~DEFINITELY~  one of the FINEST museums in the WORLD 🌎!!!


I am so proud of my heritage & culture! African-American people have gone through a lot in this country.  

My people have endured enormous hardships…but we’ve made it through the centuries with DIGNITY & incredible STRENGTH!

My ancestors helped BUILD America❗️ Slaves labored to keep this country maintained and supported. 

 Current generations… continue to support and nurture this land. We love ❤️the #USA 🇺🇸 and pray…it will LOVE us back!

We continue to keep HOPE alive… that MORE change will come…and give us FAIR opportunities…

A FAIR chance to grow, exist in peace & harmony, earn decent wages, financialy support & care for our families, live in a safe & clean environments…-and-achieve success ‼️‼️

Visiting the museum keeps you grounded.  EVERYONE who can… should try and visit. 

It’s definitely an “eye opening experience.” This is a TRIP through history!

It will remind some.. and educate others about you the trials and tribulations African American’s have endured… and survived!  

Being taken from our native land in Africa…making it through the middle passage, Bondage….and still remaing “focused” and strong enough… to continue the Fight for FREEDOM & EQUALITY!

Seeing the images in the museum make uus feel PROUD of WHO WE ARE!!! 


Our skin… our features… the way we walk… and talk.

Our hair… and the history of those who made it Easier for us to manage… and maintain. 


This Exhibit highlights on Madame C.J Walker... a self made millionaire $$$ 💰💵💰 who creating products for BLACK HAIR CARE…💆🏽

The NEW generations of Madam C.J Walker… have updated some of her hair care products from the past.  The NEW Hair care merchandise can be purchased in Sephora stores…

Below are photos depicting the EARLY days of the “BEAUTY PARLOR “ experience for women of color.

This was Madam CJ Walker’s home.  She owned a very FINE mansion during her life time.  She was one of the richest people of color at one point…

The museum is FILLED with many other success stories like this one…

Every single moment of the African American experience is documented with pictures, video, artifacts, family heirlooms, rare collectibles…. YOU NAME IT!!!

This time…  I spent 3 (three) days exploring the museum… I took my time… checking out each level.


Here’s a peak through a window… from the highest level.. A picture perfect view of the NATIONAL MALL.


While I spent many emotional hours in darkness… reviewing the middle passage… and historical facts about SLAVERY… during my first visit. (Grand Opening Day!) I revisited these areas…


but focused a bit more on  “lighter” subject matters this time…. and stories of  SUCCESS!!!


Entertainment! 


 Outstanding accomplishments from African Americans on stage, film and television! 


Music!



SPORTS!


Literary Greats! Like August Wilson… who wrote “Fences.”



And African-American Greek lettered organizations… Including my beloved Sorority! DST! 🔺

These are a few collectible items on display..

Below… is a “pledge” hat worn by perspective women looking to be Uniates into the sisterhood…

Below… I’m checking out photos of my sorority sisters “stepping!”

Stepping is an artistic form of expression…with song, dance and a special routine of choreographed moves.. that sororities & fraternities do in celebration… and  HONOR of the GREEK LETTERED organizations..

This routines often include history of the organizations… and descriptive details about the “image” of the groups.

The museum has an interactive exhibit… to teach visitors how to do some signature moves… that help make up snazzy “Stepping” routines.

Here’s a close up look at MY sorority sisters… during the 80’s.. This photo comes from a stepping exhibition at a local chapter… of a college based in the south.

Here’s another photo included in this 2nd floor exhibit. Below is an example of another fraternity… “Kappa” men… using their traditional CANES during a stepping routine…

….and this is a scene from a large screen where guests are directed to stand in a square… and learn a routine from watching “Step Masters.”


Step outside… and study the artistic shape & design of the museum. A beautiful scene of Washington, DC landmarks are visible across the street from the museum… and every where you turn..

Walking back into REAL LIFE… after taking a historic journey in the past… will MOTIVATE you… to take BOLDER strides into a BETTER FUTURE…

Never judge ANY MAN or WOMAN unless you’ve walked a mile in ~THEIR~ shoes! 

Walking miles in this museum will surely give you a better perspective of the BLACK experience! 

African Americans consistently make efforts to STEP  into “GREATNESS..” 

Our people remain FAITHFUL that better days are down the road! So we KEEP IT MOVING!!!

Can we DO BETTER in the FUTURE …and NOT remain BITTER from all the trials… and tribulations from the PAST??? 

🔴🔵  YES.WE.CAN!!!! 🔵🔴

Now step out in FAITH… and WALK in that TRUTH!!!


~Evette Dabney

Evette Dabney, Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Sparkle-“E” Entertainment & Promotions

http://www.sparkle-e.com 💎

Evette is an EMMY nominated TV news talent…available for free-lance writing, hosting, theatrical roles and voice-over work. 

Let “Sparkle-E” 💎 promote YOU! Your BUSINESS, ORGANIZATION or SPECIAL EVENT…. in aggressive marketing efforts, and SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS!

A well known MARKETING INFLUENCER... Evette will make sure the consumer market takes NOTICE…. of what you have to offer!

For  TALENT BOOKINGS, AUDITIONS, and MEETINGS with Evette Dabney/SAG-AFTRA 

Contact via e-mail information included at http://www.sparkle-e.com 💎 or ceo.sparkle.e@gmail.com

You can follow Evette on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, and YOUTUBE @evettedabney

#MediaMaven! 👩🏽‍💻 #SpiritedSocialite! 🎉 

******* On the Move! *******

#Wow! #ThereSheGoesAgain! 👠

“Whisk me away…My Darling❣️” Romantic Getaways 🛩🚆🚘for Valentine’s Day & other Sweet times…


Looking for a romantic getaway? 

A weekend or evening in a hotel is a great way to unwind and really relax….

Enjoy a spa day, dinner on the town, and snuggling up with your sweetheart in a nice cozy bed… in your plush accommodations…. ahhhh….divine!

You can sleep as late as you want… and no worries about making up a bed in the morning. 🌤

Order breakfast through room service…🍽 and enjoy the meal with your loved one… while wearing the ~softest~ white bath robes ever!!!


hmmm…Sounds wonderful…doesn’t it? 😌 just what you need right???? Ok… 

First…Let’s take a look at the 25 Most Romantic Cities in America for 2017… choose your destination… and  JUST GO!!!!

1. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

2. St. Louis, Missouri 

3. Savannah, Georgia 

4. Memphis, Tennessee 

5. Brooklyn, New York 

6. Richmond, Virginia 

7. Charleston, South Carolina 

8. Kansas City, Missouri 

9. Austin, Texas 

10. Baltimore, Maryland 

11. Charlotte, North Carolina 

12. Louisville, Kentucky 

13. Lahaina, Hawaii 

14. Portland, Oregon 

15. Scottsdale, Arizona 

16. Miami Beach, Florida 

17. Dallas, Texas 

18. Houston, Texas 

19. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

20. San Diego, California 

21. Nashville, Tennessee 

22. Indianapolis, Indiana 

23. Cincinnati, Ohio 

24. Chicago, Illinois 

25. Atlanta, Georgia

And now…Here are some of “My” TOP romantic picks… for RED HOT LOVERS 💋

Farmhouse Inn, Forestville, California 
This boutique hotel, in the heart of the Russian River Valley wine country, is built for year-round romance. 


It’s central to Napa and Sonoma wine country and over 500 wineries.  It’s a family owned boutique inn…. featuring a Michelin-starred restaurant and renowned spa on site. 

The rooms are private and elegant. You can get reacquainted with your sweetie pie… sitting by the indoor-outdoor fireplace and sipping wine from nearby vineyards.

The Resort at Pelican Hill, Newport Beach


For a delightful slice of Italy close to home, check into a bungalow at Pelican Hill. 


Old olive trees, lavender and Palladian architecture…just might make you think…you’re somewhere north of Rome!


 Set on 504 acres, the resort has two championship golf courses (designed by Tom Fazio),and a golf academy where you can brush up on your skills… 

There’s also a FABULOUS SPA!!!


The Pelican Hill Spa, Newport 🌊 Beach…is ~definitely~ a favorite ❤️spot for ME!!!☺️ 

There are private rooms available for a day visit…where you can enjoy lunch!

But if you choose to stay longer… you can retire for the night in deluxe … 5 star ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ accommodations 

Want to be creative in gift giving this year?? How about bringing JOY to someone’s world…treating them to a day of tranquility at the Spa, or a round of 🏌 golf…on that incredible course…

Pelican Hill gift cards can be purchased at the Front Desk, the Golf Shop, The Spa, the Newsstand and Gift Shop, or by phone in any increments you choose. For more information…or to purchase a gift card…call 1.855.315.8214. 


Escape with your sweetheart to romantic and scenic Santa Barbara! 

The Canary Santa Barbara will allow you to slip away from the hustle and bustle of life, and unwind with your special someone by the coast. 


For those who like to be pampered… Canary’s “In Suite Spa” package includes a 60-minute massage from Alchemy Wellness Spa in a king suite, with an option to upgrade to a couple’s massage. 


Outdoors…guests can enjoy panoramic views of the mountains and the Pacific on the hotel’s gorgeous pool deck.


The rooms are sensational!

Zzzzoooom!!!!!! Fly away ✈️ to a place…. you will dream about forever….
BELMOND MOUNT NELSON HOTEL

Cape Town, South Africa
How about an incredible location that’s exotic -and- romantic!!! Make your plans for the Lovers get away of a lifetime!!!💞💞💞

The “Celebrations” package includes perks such as an hour-long Swedish massage, daily buffet breakfast, a fivecourse dinner at Planet Restaurant or at the chef’s table, and a tailored turndown service. 

🥂Champagne, chocolates, 🍫and strawberries 🍓🍓🍓will greet you in your room upon arrival.

And you KNOW…. I just couldn’t resist a good opportunity to share a romantic excursion in the city of LIGHTS! and L❤️VE!!!! 🌹🌹🌹

Take off to PARIS, 🇫🇷 FRANCE!!! 

and stay… at the Hotel Le Marquis Eiffel Paris


This lovely hotel is very close to the Eiffel Tower….


Oui! Oui!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️✨


How about “A” list accommodations in HOT LANTA! 🔥

Here are some of the dreamiest places…to have a 🌹romantic holiday in Atlanta, Georgia 

❤️ Stonehurst Place

❤️ The St. Regis Atlanta

❤️InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

❤️ Loews Atlanta Hotel

❤️ The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

❤️ Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

❤️ Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta

❤️ The Georgian Terrace Hotel

❤️JW Marriott Hotel Buckhead Atlanta

❤️ Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown

❤️ Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead

❤️ Artmore Hotel

Heading back out West….and into the desert 🌵….Sedona Arizona is vividly described as one of America’s most beautiful places. Nowhere else will you find a landscape as dramatically colorful. 


The towering red rocks and jagged sandstone buttes….against the blue sky is amazing to see!

Sedona is a great place for sightseeing, hiking (There are more than 300 popular hiking trails for visitors.)
You can also enjoy some of the best resorts… & spas on earth!

Traditional treatments…with a local twist — include red clay wraps and blue corn body scrubs 

Best Hotels in Sedona:

❤️ Enchantment Resort

❤️ L’Auberge de Sedona

❤️ Amara Resort and Spa, A Kimpton Hotel

Cash in NOW…on another lavish get away!!! Shining the spotlight on one of my FAV places to luxuriate…..

Vegas Baby!!!!” 🎰🎲🍾

Consider….MANDARIN ORIENTAL LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas, Nevada

This TRIPLE 5 STAR ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ hotel holds the AAA Five Diamond Award and three Forbes Five Star Awards…(one for every category!)

The Mandarin’s “Lovers Toast” package is offered year-round and includes some pretty swank privileges. There’s a personalized visit to the Kiki de Montparnasse boutique (complete with Champagne)…. and a triple 5 star luxury room!!!


You’ll also get unlimited access passes to the Tian Quan Thermal Experiences at The Spa, and breakfast for two at MOzen Bistro. Couples winning in L❤️VE…can ~always~ try their luck at the casino!  

Website

mandarinoriental.com/lasvegas/


👋🏽 Hey!!!  Y’all should really consider traveling… to one of the sweetest cities for couples in the south….

Oh yes honey!  You can make your romantic dreams💭 come true…in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina 

See historic…mansions that have been standing for centuries… 

Take a Romantic walk near spanish moss-draped trees… and then…stroll down cobblestone…gas lamp-lit streets at night. Giddy-up! a horse-drawn carriage ride… is available for sightseeing –day ☀️or night 🌛

Looking at the magnificent antebellum architecture, you might feel you’ve traveled back in time!

But just because this South Carolina city is proud to celebrate its heritage…doesn’t mean it’s stuck in the past….

Charleston has LOTS of innovative restaurants, interesting shops, contemporary art galleries… and other sweet deals❣️

Like the “My Sparkly Valentine” package at Belmond Hotel in Charleston. 

💕First…. you check  into the grand property…with superior Club Level accommodations…

💕 and then…Marvel over stunning views of the historic city skyline.

💕 why not Canoodle in a cozy banquette in the newly renovated, two-story Club Lounge over 🥂 champagne…Next: light snacks before a divine shopping experience at Croghan’s Jewel Box, the oldest family-owned jewelry store in town and a treasure trove of estate and antique finds. 

Owners will offer  a tour of their 1790’s building, provide more Champagne and a $5,000 store credit

Whether your style is a marquis Art Deco one-carat diamond ring or a fresh seed pearl bangle…dating back to the 1890s… 

you’ll be sure to ~dazzle~ over dinner at the Charleston Grill, consistently at the top of critic’s and celebrities’ dining lists.

Package starts at $6,100… They are available for travel anytime between February 10, 2017, and December 31, 2017. 

Couples purchasing the package for Valentine’s Day….but plan to travel later in the year…will receive a special gift box for presentation on Valentine’s Day.

To book the package visit http://www.belmond.com/charleston-place/packages or call 1-888-635-2350 use promo code SPARKLY.

🌸🌺🌸🌺🌸🌺🌸🌺🌸🌺🌸🌺🌸

🌴Aloha Lovers!!!! ❤️

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A premier Maui resort…. The  Montage Kapalua Bay is one of the finest places in Hawaii!!!!!

It has spectacular oceanfront  and elegant master suites. 

  • Dining venues range from the upscale Cane & Canoe to the grab-and-go Mahana Market to complement a full-service Spa…  One of the most popular and highly rated spas on the island!😊
  • You’ll discover quiet “sweet spots” like this one…where you can relax…. YesSsSSs!!!! and enjoy a nice…frosty…pina  colada!

And it’s waiting for you to find out WHY!!!!! Get a FREE 2017 “Virginia is For Lovers” ❤️ travel guide and state map. 

This 226-page guide rounds up hundreds of attractions, towns, accommodations, events and other travel ideas. 


LASSO your lovers heart ❤️ by rustling up a romantic trip to Texas!!!! Heeee-Haw!!!!


The Texas Travel Guide has all you need to plan your perfect trip. Discover places to see, things to do and more. 

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Here are some of my other top picks… for RED HOT LOVERS 💋

You don’t have to go to the top of the Empire State Building to find romance in New York on Valentine’s Day anymore…. 

You can be on TOP of the WORLD…. with The Conrad’s $10,000 “VIP Valentine’s Day” promotion… yeah!!!! get on cloud nine 💭in their space!

So here’s what you get for 10 Grand my Loves…. 😍 

💕 Luxury accommodations in the hotel’s 1,500-square-foot Conrad Suite—((((and please believe…. The staff will take care of everything for you!!!)))

💕 A private helicopter tour of the city…. a present by David Yurman (ordered and designed with your own personal shopper prior to arrival) 

💕 breakfasts in bed, the package offers everything you’ll need to truly make your special someone feel extra special.  

-And-

💕 Dom Pérignon, flower arrangement, chocolates, and private tasting menu dinner 

From an ultra-modern hotels in the Upper East Side…to a gothic-style hotel across from Central Park... these romantic … and beautiful accommodations  await you…in NEW YORK! 🗽

❤️ The Mark Hotel

❤️ Omni Berkshire Place

❤️ The Sherry-Netherland

❤️ Hotel Sofitel New York

❤️ The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

❤️ Hotel Elysee

❤️ The Surrey

❤️ Langham Place

 â¤ï¸ Andaz 5th Avenue

❤️ The Peninsula New York

❤️ Casablanca Hotel

❤️ The Pierre
So pull out your phone…📞 and make those 💌reservations NOW!!!

Relax, unwind, and spend some quality time with that lucky someone this year…. Your heart will THANK you later! 


~ Enjoy!

~Evette Dabney 



Evette Dabney,
Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Sparkle-“E” Entertainment & Promotions

http://www.sparkle-e.com 💎

Evette –longtime member of (SAG-AFTRA), is an EMMY nominated TV news talent…AVAILABLE FOR FREE-LANCE or CONTRACTED writing, hosting, theatrical roles, industrial, commercial, and voice-over work. 

Let “Sparkle-E” 💎 promote YOU! Your BUSINESS, ORGANIZATION or SPECIAL EVENT.… in aggressive marketing efforts, and SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS!

A well known MARKETING INFLUENCER...

 Evette will make –SURE– the consumer market takes NOTICE…. of what you have to offer!

To arrange TALENT Bookings/Auditions– for Evette Dabney...Contact via e-mail information included at http://www.sparkle-e.com 💎 or at ceo.sparkle.e@gmail.com

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The “Changing of the Leaves!” One of MOTHER NATURES ***FiNesT*** Shows on Earth! ðŸ‚🍁🍂


If you’re looking for autumn colors, tourism officials say now is the time to hit Vermont’s roads

http://abcn.ws/2dFSeHF


Lake Placid, NY

The Adirondack Mountains are famed for their fall colors, and T+L readers gave Lake Placid the silver medal for autumn foliage. Red and silver maples, birch, aspen, oaks, and beech trees stretch out along the Olympic Trail scenic byway (which runs through Lake Placid), providing a striking show of color for its 170 miles. Or take the Fall Foliage Train tour on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. 

Stowe, VT 

As the air gets crisp in Stowe, the sugar maples come alive in intense shades of gold, orange, and scarlet blanketing the surrounding Green and Worcester mountain ranges. In general, the best time to capture these brilliant hues is the end of Sept.-Nov.

Portsmouth, NH  

Like so many New England towns, Portsmouth is awash in early American history. At Strawbery Banke Museum—a 10-acre outdoor museum—you can take in the fall color as you roam the waterfront district and its restored homes built in the mid-1600s. By car, watch the foliage as you drive down the 18-mile scenic Coastal Byway. Or leave the driving to the captain on a 2.5-hour inland river cruise highlighting foliage and local lore.

Franklin, TN  

Fall color arrives relatively late in middle Tennessee—around early November—with poplars, maples, oak, and hickory cloaking the surroundings in jeweled colors. The brick sidewalks of downtown Franklin, just south of Nashville, carry tourists past boutiques, art galleries, gift shops, and restored homes within a 16-block district that’s on the National Register of Historic Places. It makes a convenient jumping-off point for exploring the Natchez Trace parkway and its hundreds of miles of autumn beauty.

Asheville, N.C

The Asheville fall leaf color show in the North Carolina mountains attracts visitors from around the world. With the 5,000-foot elevation change within 50 miles of Asheville, our lush Blue Ridge Mountain range puts on one of the longest-running autumn leaf color displays in the country



Also visit :

Smoky Mountains

Colorado

North Carolina

Blue Ridge Mountains

Montana 

The Grand Canyon

North Georgia

Pennsylvania 

Missouri 

Contemporary Chic! An exclusive, quiet and luxurious retreat.. The Vdara Hotel & Spa

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When you’re looking for a peaceful and relaxing stay…with beautiful surroundings… This is the ideal setting for YOU!

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While the outside of the structure brings  Manhattan to mind… The interior also makes you think of high contemporary style from the big city.


Darker colors and tones… Create a soothing.. and ultra modern setting..

Contemporary Art pieces add sophistication to each room… and are featured throughout the hotel with a number of other unique works of art.

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A deep tub for soaking…bubble baths.. and aromatherapy!


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