Thursday, June 20, 2019

Browsing the "Road to the Crown" Category

The Final Step

This is my third attempt at writing this. There is just so much I want to say and so much I want to share that nothing I’ve written seems to be able to capture it well enough. So disclaimer: this [...]

July 15, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown

Looking back: Mel’s Road to the Crown

By now, we’ve come to know Melissa Ziegler as our always friendly and personable SFF ambassador, representing and supporting SFF at various events throughout the year – from Autism Speaks’ Light It Up Blue, Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure, [...]

July 11, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown

THE dress.

I’m a practical girl. In fact, I never bought an expensive prom dress and the dresses I did buy were never even meant to be prom dresses (in other words, I could always re-purpose them for a wedding or dinner). I always [...]

July 2, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown

Say Cheese! (Extra cheese)

Every week I’ve given you a little glimpse into the journey from model to beauty queen, but this week I thought I’d give you a glimpse into the ironic journey from model to baker. Yes, you read that right- baker. [...]

June 24, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown

The Journey not the Destination

This past weekend the Miss Florida USA 2015 competition finally became real. It was the first time I spent an entire day meeting all the other contestants, being briefed on competition week etc. and it really  caused me to take [...]

June 18, 2014 Lifestyle, Local Happenings, Road to the Crown

Staying healthy on the road

Prepping for Miss Florida USA doesn’t stop just because I’m on the road. The past two weeks really tested my dedication to health and the competition as I took a road trip to Hilton Head, SC for play and then flew [...]

June 10, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown

Behind the Scenes: Help Choose Mel’s Official Miss FL USA Headshot

This past week I experienced the more glamorous side of pageant life during my official Miss Florida USA 2015 delegate headshot photo shoot. Let me tell you, if you have never had your makeup done professionally- do it. At least once [...]

June 3, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown

The Road to the Crown: Mel Ziegler

Over the past year I’ve lived by the mantra “life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” The times I’ve taken steps to try new things have led to the most rewarding experiences. I’ve been an ambassador for South [...]

May 27, 2014 Lifestyle, Road to the Crown