Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Yanira form New Jersey

Meet Yanira, a sizzlin’ 42-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from New Jersey. Yanira was born in Santo Domingo on the Dominican Republic and has been smoking cigars socially since the 1990s. “I smoke twice monthly or every other weekend,” said Yanira. With more than twenty years of experience smoking cigars, this Dominican heartthrob’s palate has become well refined. She enjoys some of the industry’s finest sticks. “My favorite cigars are Arturo Fuente and Cohiba because I enjoy the taste,” revealed Yanira. “I also enjoy Romeo and Juliet cigars as well.” There is no…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Karina from New Jersey

Meet Karina Rua, a sizzlin’ 40-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from New Jersey. Born in the Dominican Republic, this smokin’ beauty is a perinatal sonographer who smokes cigars about once or twice a week. “I took an interest in cigars about 3 years ago through my sister and her husband,” Karina revealed, “I had tried for fun in my younger years but never really took to it. But I tried a full body Cuban and realized what I had been missing.” This gorgeous Dominican dame has grown so fond of cigars that…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Drida from North Carolina

Meet Drida, a 40-year-old sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf from Charlotte, North Carolina. Originally from Southern California, Drida is a human resources professional who spends her free time traveling, modeling, shooting at the range and smoking cigars. “I don’t smoke daily but I average about five cigars a week,” she said. This smokin’ beauty began smoking cigars when a friend, who owns a cigar lounge in Maryland, gave her her first cigar, an Acid Blondie. “I was not a smoker of any kind prior to this introduction so I was somewhat hesitant,” Drida…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Maria from Canada

Meet Maria, a sizzlin’ 42-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Toronto, Canada. Maria, better known as @ladicigar on social media, is a hardworking mother who owns a gym and works for Havana Castle Cigars. She absolutely loves cigars and smokes almost every day. This smokin’ beauty’s fairy tale entrance into the enchanted world of cigars is a memorable account of a loving father-daughter bond. “As a little girl I remember gathering at the home of family to spend time together. The men playing poker, the moms chatting it up and all the…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Renee from Miami

Meet Renee Barkley, a sizzlin’ 46-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Miami, Florida. Renee is a beautiful gal who has spent time in New York and Atlanta before finally settling in Miami. She is a Commercial Casualty Insurance Underwriter who smokes cigars twice a week. Renee’s entrance into the cigar world is a unique tale of two lovers locked in a quarrel. “About two years ago, my hubby and I had a bet, I can’t remember the details, but I lost,” revealed Renee. “As a result, I promised him that I would…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Diony

Meet Diony Paz, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf who has been smoking cigars for more than 20 years and considers herself a “true cigar diva.” “I not only smoke, but study each cigar – its region its taste and wrapper,” expressed Diony. “I have become a cigar aficionado who enjoys smoking a cigar in a very classy way.” Her foray into the enchanted world of cigars is unique. Diony is of Honduran descent and grew up around tobacco. Her great grandparents had a small tobacco farm in Honduras and many of her…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Attica Jones from Texas

Meet Atticca Jones, a sizzlin’ 44-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Houston, Texas. This dynamic dame loves to dance and smoke cigars.   Attica who is the lead tobacconist and store manager for the International House of Stogies in Missouri City, Texas, smokes about five cigars a week. Her inaugural smokes took place back in 2004 but it wasn’t until recent years that Attica rekindled her love for cigars.   “When my daughters went off to college I had to rediscover my love for cigars,” Attica revealed. “I found the perfect boutique…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Taylor from Maryland

Meet Taylor Rothwell, a gorgeous 23-year-old model from Ridge, Maryland. This sizzlin’ sensation is a beautiful sister-of-the-leaf (#sotl) who has been smoking cigars for the past two years. “A close friend brought me to a cigar shop in Baltimore, MD called “Dan’s” and had me try a Java,” explained Taylor. “It was different and I loved the atmosphere there.” Taylor spends most of her free time outdoors. Whether it be cheering on her family at the racetrack or helping her grandfather at his campground, she is always looking for an…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Elaine from Hawaii

Meet Maria Elaine Dalistan, a 29-year-old ‘thrilla from Manila,’ Philippines but raised in Hawaii. She is the founder of Cigar Bar Hawaii, a mobile cigar bar that provides cigars for private events such as weddings, golf tournaments, corporate events and more. This dazzling dame also hosts her own cigar events every other month. Maria smokes cigars three to four times a week. She especially loves to indulge in a smoke while golfing on the breathtaking island of Hawaii. She began smoking cigars about six years ago, but as she describes…

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