24 Hours in NYC

Mommy and Daughter in the City If you remember, a few months ago I visited DC with a friend. Well, my daughter became jealous, so I had to do a marathon trip with her as well. For bloopers and vlogs, follow my TikTok and YouTube channels. We decided to visit NYC because it was aContinue reading “24 Hours in NYC”

The First Cut is the Deepest…

When it comes to getting things done, the hardest part is getting started. Many times, we are stifled by fear. The biggest fear we have is other people’s opinions. Are we good enough? Imposter syndrome. When I first considered writing, I was crippled by, “What if they don’t like it.” I decided to push throughContinue reading “The First Cut is the Deepest…”

Top 3 Spas Near Charlotte

I am in the soft phase of my life. Straight femininity over here. With that comes great responsibility. Really, I just want to be pampered. Anyway, here are the best spas near Charlotte! Make sure to check out my TikTok and YouTube. The Spa at Ballantyne Located in The Ballantyne, a luxury hotel, this spa’sContinue reading “Top 3 Spas Near Charlotte”

Day Trip: DC

Have you ever taken a flight out in the morning, ate, and returned that night?? A few months ago, a friend of mine who works for an airline told me that on his off days, he catches flights to other cities for brunch. I was shocked! Why hadn’t I thought of that?! So, being theContinue reading “Day Trip: DC”

West Indian Day Parade

Homie called me up a few weeks ago and said, “Hey, have you ever been to Brooklyn for Carnival?” I was like, “Nope.” Of course, I checked that it was ok with my family, but I said yes! I’ve been to Caribbean Carnivals in Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, Columbia (SC), and Raleigh. I hope to goContinue reading “West Indian Day Parade”

My Daughter’s First Caribbean Carnival

I’ve been playing mas for years. My daughter has seen me pack and unpack feathers and bedazzled bras for fifty million times. This year, she asked if she could go. Of course I said yes! My little 25% Caribbean heart (my granddad on my mom’s side is Jamaican) jumped with pride. So, I picked aContinue reading “My Daughter’s First Caribbean Carnival”

A Teacher Tomorrow

Today was the first day I wore my diamond wedding ring to work in 4 years. Most recently, I left the world of administration to return to teaching. This has been the best decision I’ve made in a long time. I was an assistant principal for four years. As a teacher for 10 years, IContinue reading “A Teacher Tomorrow”

Ride it with my Surfboard

Surfing is definitely not the same as paddle boarding! Make sure to subscribe to my Youtube channel. A few weeks ago, a young lady posted in one of my Facebook groups that she was interested in learning how to surf. So, being the adventurous person I am, I obliged! She also mentioned that there wasContinue reading “Ride it with my Surfboard”

Fashion on a Budget

Bookies want to look cute too…lol I remember when I was a poor little girl in Orangeburg. The only places we had to shop at were Roses and Kmart. I used to read fashion magazines and imagine the clothes I wanted to wear. My favorites were Delia’s and Teen Vogue. Clueless and Boomerang were myContinue reading “Fashion on a Budget”