Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Christine from California

Meet Christine, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Southern California. This smokin’ beauty, commonly known on social media as “Smokey Affair,” is enjoying her ‘flirty 30s’ one cigar at a time. I’ve been smoking cigars for about three years, but the tradition of cigar smoking goes back even further than that in my family,” explains Christine. “Relatives gathering together to enjoy a fine cigar in the company of loved ones was a staple during family functions and I remember being drawn to the aromas it would give out.” Today, she smokes…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday- Featuring Kaisha from Texas

Meet Kaisha, a sizzlin’ 46-year-old sister-of-the-leaf from Houston, Texas. Originally from Louisiana, Kaisha’s foray into the enchanted world of cigars began when she accidentally stumbled upon the excitement five years ago. “I was introduced to cigar smoking by accident,” she explains. “I visited a sports bar in Sugarland, Texas and heard music playing next door. I went to check it out and I saw people smoking and jamming to good music and it was heaven ever since.” Like many cigar smokers, this gorgeous gal enjoys her sticks daily. She smokes…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Sunny from Arizona

Meet Sunny Léon, a sizzlin’ 40-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Tuscon, Arizona. Originally from a small town in Montana, this hot mom of four emerged on the cigar scene with gusto after denying her urges for years. Her amorous affair with the leaf began after eventually succumbing to her husband’s regular titillations. “My husband actually got me interested in smoking cigars,” said Sunny. “When we first met he would regularly smoke…I finally tried my first cigar and found that I enjoyed it. And since then,  I have smoked quite a few…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Donna from California

Meet Donna McCracken, a sizzlin’ 51-year -old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Orange County, California. Donna, who is best known on Instagram as @Cigarprimadonna, is a gorgeous gal who loves cigars, travel, and whiskey. In fact, she has been smoking cigars for more than half her life. “I tried my first cigar when I was 17 years old,” she said. Today, Donna smokes five to six cigars a week and is a brand ambassador for Traficante Cigar Company, a boutique cigar company that focuses on small batch production. Some of her favorite…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Sil from California

Meet Sil Sanchez, a sizzlin’ 37-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from San Diego, California. Originally from the East Coast, this gorgeous gal moved to California in 2013 to pursue a career in Government Defense. It turns out she also found love…the love of the leaf. “You can find me enjoying a mild-bodied Cohiba when I’m wining and dining in Downtown San Diego or with a Monte Cristo or Partagas when I want to relax,” revealed Sil. Sil made another exciting revelation when interviewed by ultiamtecigarparty.com: she doesn’t like to smoke alone. She…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Anita from Maryland

Meet Anita, a 37-year-old sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from the DM (D.C., Maryland, Virginia area). Anita, affectionately known as Anita_Lashun on Instagram is a gorgeous mom and cake decorator who has fallen in love with cigars. “I have been enjoying cigars for the past three years now, but the past six months I have been trying to learn everything I can so that I’m not just smoking a cigar to look cool but actually enjoying and knowing what I’m smoking,” expressed Anita. Anita, who also moonlights as a singer and model,…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jamie Asquena Martinez Calderon from Nicaragua

Meet Jamie Asquena Martínez Calderón, a sizzlin’ 32-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Nicaragua. This dazzling dame is an economist, model and cigar aficionado. “I like to enjoy my free time reading books, tasting cigars that are my Passion and marinating them according to their characteristics and aroma,” said Jamie Asquena. Jamie Asquena has been smoking cigars for the past seven years, but she is not just another pretty face smoking cigars in your local cigar lounge. She has her own brand of cigars called, Passion. “My cigars are called Passion,” she…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring La Shaunda from Ohio

Meet La Shaunda Williams, a sizzlin’ 46-year-old single mother of three adult children from Columbus, Ohio. This sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) is a registered nurse who specializes in geriatric and psychiatric care. La Shaunda smokes two cigars a day, usually after work or when socializing. “I’ve enjoyed cigars for the last two years,” said La Shaunda. “Curiosity sparked my interest in cigars, so,  I did some research on the types of cigars that women enjoy and began from there.” Like most cigar smokers, this lovely lady-of-the-leaf enjoys trying different brands and blends;…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Mirela from Switzerland

Meet Mirela, a sizzlin’ 34-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) living in Switzerland. This smokin’ beauty who was born in Romania and raised in Austria, has lived in Switzerland for the past eight years. She doesn’t consider herself a “typical girl” but more of an adventurous gal who enjoys doing “male” things. “I love big and fast cars, sports, guns, tattoos and cigars,” said Mirela. “Probably not that usual for a girl, I love shooting. I love guns and I love fun that comes with it.” Mirela knew early in life that she…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Debra from Florida

Meet Debra Castaneda, a sizzlin’ 45-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Tampa, Florida. Debra is a gorgeous dame who runs a restaurant in the heart of the American cigar trade, Ybor City, Florida. She smokes at least two cigars a week but that number fluctuates depending on the week. “I love cigars and am currently learning more about them,” stated Debra.  “I have been smoking cigars for about four or five years.” The cigar industry and culture runs deep and vast in Ybor City, and Debra was captivated by her surroundings. She…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Elizabeth from Miami

Meet Elizabeth Borlado, a gorgeous Cuban-born sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) living in Miami. Elizabeth started smoking cigars in 1999 and today she smokes between two and six cigars per day. “As a child born in Camaguey Cuba, I grew up exposed to all the Cuban extraordinary smells like Cuban coffee, fresh smell of sugar cane and, of course, cigars,” expressed Elizabeth. “As an adult, my passion for cigars grew and from the first cigar I ever touched an incredible connection was made.” Elizabeth’s father and grandfather used to work at the biggest…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring KellyAnn from Alabama

Meet KellyAnn Sparks, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Huntsville, Alabama. KellyAnn is an “Army brat” who has lived in the South her entire life. As the daughter of an Army colonel, Kelly grew up appreciating cigars. “My father got me interested in cigars as a teenager and I was hooked ever since,” said Kelly. Kelly, who considers herself “all girly” also enjoys cooking, interior design, refinishing furniture, playing the violin and reading non-fiction books. She is currently studying for the LSAT so she can attend law school to become a…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Beatriz from Miami

Meet Beatriz Calis, a sizzlin’ 26-year-old Cuban-born sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Miami, Florida. This smokin’ beauty, born and raised in La Habana, Miramar, Cuba, is a professional model and dancer who loves smoking cigars. In fact, her modeling career is what enticed her to start smoking cigars. “In Cuba and Milano, Italy, I worked as a model and I remember that one of my first modeling jobs was at the Habano Festival in Cuba when I was 16 years old,” explains Beatriz. “And, there at the Habano Festival, I tried my…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jennifer from New York

Meet Jennifer Magnanimi, a sizzlin’ 35-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from New York. Jennifer is a smokin’ beauty of Sicilian heritage who values smoking cigars as a family tradition rather  than a hobby. “I grew up with a father and brothers who smoked cigars so it has been a passion of mine for years,” said Jennifer. “It has been in my family and it is like a tradition.” Jennifer works at Matador Cigars in New York and smokes at least once cigar a day. “It is something that I look forward to…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Ross Nunez from the Dominican Republic

Meet Ross Nunez, a sizzlin’ 31-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, the third largest city on the island. Today this smokin’ beauty resides in the cigar capital of the world – Santiago de los Caballeros, DR. Ross smokes at least 1-2 cigars per day. “I have been smoking cigars for nine or 10 years,” said Ross. “I like to try new blends.” Ross works in radio and TV public relations but used to work in a cigar lounge. That is where she fell in love with…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Jennifer from Florida

Meet Jennifer Jennings, a sizzlin’ 47-year-old divorced sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Jacksonville, Florida. Jennifer, who works in geriatric nursing for military veterans, is originally from Summerville, NC. She is a life-long Southern Belle who loves football and smoking cigars. “I have only been smoking cigars for a little over two years,” revealed Jennifer.  “I have a sweet tooth for flavored cigars. The maduro wrapped are usually my go-to cigars.” Jennifer is a smokin’ beauty who has a divine passion to educate and help those who suffer from mental health illnesses. She…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Samantha from California

Meet Samantha, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Santa Barbara, California. “Sammie” or “Sam” as she is known in her social circles, was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and moved to the United States when she was eight years old. This dazzling dame has been smoking cigars since she was in her late 20’s. “Growing up I had an itch for cigars because my grandmother worked in a cigar factory in Danli, Honduras,” explained Sammie. “During my extended visits at her house, she would smoke them around me until I was brought…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Lori from Atlanta

Meet Lori Denise Medley, a sizzlin’ 48-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Pontiac, Michigan, this smokin’ beauty started experimenting with cigars about seven years ago when a colleague opened a cigar lounge. Her introduction to the enchanted world is interesting. “Initially I was just spending time at the lounge to support my friend’s business, but then over time cigar lounges/bars became the hottest trend,” revealed Lori.  “I think I developed a love of the cigar crowd first, which then led me to developing a love for the lifestyle.”…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Annie from Texas

Meet Annie, a sizzlin’ 25-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Texas. Annie is an outdoor enthusiast who loves everything from photography and fitness to hiking, biking and camping. She has been smoking for the past seven years.  “I have been smoking since I was 18,” she revealed. “I started smoking a pipe but gradually started smoking cigars. I never smoked cigarettes.”  This smokin’ beauty typically smokes while going on long walks, but does frequent cigar lounges on occasion. She prefers flavored and infused cigars over the traditional cigar.  “I love Acid by…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Tabitha from Virginia

Meet Tabitha, a sizzlin’ 30-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Virginia. Tabitha loves riding horses, traveling, and of course, smoking cigars. “I smoke a few times a week,” expressed Tabitha. “My daddy is a tobacco farmer so I have been raised around tobacco my whole life.” Despite Tabitha’s long-standing relationship with tobacco, she has been only been smoking cigars for a little more than a year. “I had smoked before but not as frequently as I do now. My favorite cigar is the Cornelius and Anthony Cornelius Lonsdale,” she revealed. Tabitha loves…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Sherri from Maryland

Meet Sherri, a sizzlin’ 48-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Maryland. Sherri is a gorgeous single mother who works in pediatric oncology healthcare. She is a philanthropist who helps the homeless communities of Washington, DC.  This smokin’ beauty has been smoking cigars for the past three years. Today, she smokes once or twice a week.  “I was introduced to cigars by a great friend who bought me my first few cigars along with a cute cutter,” she stated. “He taught me how to smoke and I have been hooked ever since.”   Sherri…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Melanie from Texas

Meet Melanie, a sizzlin’ 55-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Texas. Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Melanie loves smoking cigars and traveling to tropical destinations, especially beaches. She enjoys cigars so much that she smokes at least two a day. “I started enjoying cigars about five years ago but only smoked maybe once a month back then,” Melanie explained. “The last three years I have been smoking more often and meeting others in the community.” Melanie’s favorite cigar line is Caldwell Cigars, especially “The King is Dead”, “All King Out,”…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring Lisa from Arizona

Meet Lisa Carrington, a sizzlin’ sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Phoenix, Arizona. Lisa, who is better known as the Cocktail Maven in social settings, is a smokin’ dame who entered the cigar realm fifteen years ago. “About 15 years ago on a cold rainy November weekend I found myself with my significant as the only two people in a tiny little bar in northwest Oregon,” explained Lisa.  “I asked him to teach me. I found out I really enjoyed cigars.” Today, the cocktail maven smokes about two to three cigars a week.…

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Sizzlin’ Sunday – Featuring AnnMargaret from Texas

Meet AnnMargaret, a sizzlin’ 52-year-old sister-of-the-leaf (#SOTL) from Houston, Texas. Margaret is a 25-year law enforcement professional who is transitioning into starting her own stress management coaching and consulting business.  This gorgeous gal has been smoking cigars since 1997, but usually limits her smoking experiences to social settings.  “I smoke cigars at most social settings and I usually don’t smoke alone,” expressed AnnMargaret. “I always have a stick in my purse just in case.”  Her palate wasn’t completely finessed until a superior of hers offered her a taste of the…

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