Author: Joanna E

Natural Hair

Winter Protective Style Challenge

Since November 23, I’ve been sporting kinky twists and I finally took them out today. I honestly felt very proud of myself for keeping it in for 30 days straight. The only time I usually wear a consistent protective style is when I’m on vacation; styling my hair is the […]

Restaurants and Dining

Good Eats: The Mercer Kitchen

About an hour after Shecky’s Holiday Night Out, my sister and I walked over to The Mercer Kitchen for some dinner. Location The Mercer Kitchen is located on the corner of Prince and Mercer Streets in SoHo. It is about a 10-minute walk from the Broadway/Lafayette and Spring St subway […]

Beauty, Products

Dotzila 24-Piece Makeup Brush Set

This past August, I visited family in Toronto for the Scotia Bank Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) but forgot my makeup brushes. While it did hurt my heart somewhat, I DID need a new brush set. A couple weeks after, I saw a deal on LivingSocial. The Dotzila 24-Piece Brush Set was original $49 and […]


Purchase: Cyber Monday Mini Haul

Everyone close to me knows that I am a recovering shopaholic. The addiction has dwindled down after moving out of my parent’s house and a 90-day concentration, but I love a good deal. When it comes to clothes and shoes I can be pretty picky so it’s almost difficult as […]

Jaheim Appreciation Concert Recap

Jaheim Appreciation Concert Recap

A few days ago I joined two friends to see Jaheim along with Chrisette Michele at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City for his Appreciation Tour Concert. Chrisette Michele I’m a huge Chrisette Michele fan. When she came on stage, she briefly spoke of her love of ‘being […]

Natural Hair

Top 5 Staple Products

I’ve been natural for a little over a year and finally figured out a regimen and chose staple products. There are occasions where I use products containing silicones and I do use styling tools, but these products have my fro growing and curls popping. If you’re interested, here are my Top 5 […]