Things We Are Diggin’ about Miami in November

Miami City Ballet - Swan Lake

In Miami, we are not typically known for a high-stress lifestyle – we do live in paradise after-all! But with the holiday demands around the corner, most of us know that November will take us out of our element. This month there are a few things we are diggin’ at Brickellista Files to combat the stressful season and jump-start a glowing you! Here are our picks for surviving Autumn in Miami.

row-nyc-glam-and-goGlam & Go Unlimited Glamour

Sorry boys this first one is for the ladies! Glam & Go is offering two amazing packages for gals on the go. Their Glambassador packages are just what the doctor ordered to tame your mane during the stressful months. The Unlimited Monthly Memberships give you access to all Glam&Go locations for blowouts & express styles. Did someone say unlimited?! Um yup! And the best part is they offer other goodies like personal training discounts. Deets below.


  • Unlimited access to Glam&Go express style
  • All-access pass to Glam&Go locations
  • 20% off all single services
  • Paperless checkout & booking priority
  • Members only perks program, including spa discounts, gym & boutique studio packages, personal training & more


  • Unlimited access to Glam&Go signature blowout & express styles
  • All-access pass to Glam&Go locations
  • 20% off all single services
  • Paperless checkout & booking priority
  • Members only perks program, including spa discounts, gym & boutique studio packages, personal training & more

vmi-spa-treatment-room-1280x720Viceroy’s Spa Happy Hour

Grab your favorite co-worker (or boss if they are awesome) and head over to the Spa at Viceroy Miami for the happiest of hours. Starting November 2nd the Spa will offer packages for busy Brickell bees from 5pm – 9pm. Even if you are working late billing extra hours this month – these treatments are meant for you. Indulge in 25 minute therapies and, if you have to, pop back to the office feeling glowing and energized.

Tension Relief Massage, $69: Deadlines won’t be the only pressing thing on your mind…or spine. Revel in a comforting massage focused on the upper body for maximum stress relief. From heaven’s pillar in the neck and head region, helping to relieve neck pain and stiffness, to a shoulder massage for better posture, there’s no doubt guests will leave feeling rejuvenated after this 25-minute experience.

Lucky Legs, $69: Put a pep in your step with this invigorating leg and foot scrub followed by a muscle relieving massage to relieve tired, sore feet and leg muscles caused by working in heels or the everyday physical tasks. In addition to leg love, hands receive a dose of relief, too – a 2 in 1 deal!

Booster HydraFacial, $89: This 25-minute treatment offers the perfect skincare solution for the time-challenged, by bathing the skin in rich antioxidants and deeply hydrating hyaluronic acid. It starts with deep cleansing and gentle exfoliation, followed by painless extractions, and ends with a burst of hydration.


_inline-wide-wallcastBring Music to Your Ears with New World Symphony or Miami City Ballet

Whoever said Miami lacks culture and good music, has clearly never stepped foot inside the stunning New World Symphony or seen some of Miami’s finest ballerinas come to life at the Miami City Ballet. Music is known to help de-clutter crazy neurons inside your brain and will help bring you back to a relaxed state. Luckily, New World Symphony and the Miami City Ballet kicked of their newest seasons filled with emerging artists at NWS Musical XChange and classic composers at like Tchaikovsky at MCB’s Swan Lake. Their upcoming programs will surely captivate and inspire any stressed city-dweller.



KunaChia Organic Chia + Probiotics

When stress increases so do belly aches and the chance for some sort or icky cold/flu situation. In order to prepare for combat you need to be armed with the right ammo. Kunachia, is superfood blend that combines Chia+Probiotics. This product is truly the full package; it supports digestive health, promotes bone health and provides organisms with protein, omega-3 antioxidants, minerals and calcium. It is also certified organic, vegan-friendly, dairy free, gluten free and GMO-free. If you aren’t one to go for the health benefits – it also tastes amaze! Check out this super easy breakfast which has been my go-to each morning.


  • 1/4 cup Organic Steal Cut Oats
  • 1/4 cup Cashew Milk
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon of Kunachia
  • 10 pistachios (preferably unsalted)
  • 2 tbsp of almond butter


  • In a mason jar fill with the oats, cashew milk, KunaChia and Almond butter
  • Cap jar, shake it up, and refrigerate overnight
  • In the morning heat up or eat cold topped with the fresh blueberries and bananas

QkOA8-wLmOjWly1MBHkVkAWcLEQAONVkC2mIJHOWge4SEED Food & Wine Festival

The nation’s only plant-based food and wine experience is back for  its second year in Miami.  Set your holiday intentions and curb those cravings with healthy tips from the SEED Food & Wine Festival presented by Whole Foods. The celeb-studded five-day festival will kick off on November 18 through November 22, featuring chef dinners, a grand tasting, film screenings and other activities, all dedicated to a message of conscious consumption—and delicious cuisine, of course! Check out their agenda here:

Xo ~Ev

Evelyn Torres
Evelyn Torres

As one of Miami’s top bloggers, Evelyn Torres has become one of the leading voices in fitness, fashion, and Miami. Brickellista started as a Twitter alias in 2009 and has expanded to become a lifestyle blog capturing a Miami girl’s perspective. Evelyn is a businesswoman, entrepreneur, brand ambassador and on the pulse of the Miami social scene.

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