Wearing Crochet Braids as a Protective Style

Crochet Braids as a protective style

This post “Wearing Crochet Braids as a Protective Style” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. I won a free crochet braid install at the Trials n Tresses End of Summer Bash a few weeks ago. This was my first time […]

Carnival in Brooklyn: Labor Day 2014 Recap

Carnival in Brooklyn - Labor Day Weekend 2014 Recap

Once you experience carnival, you realize the differences between the host cities and countries. Even though I don’t go to the West Indian American Day Carnival in Brooklyn, I always find myself in a fête. Here’s my Labor Day 2014 recap of all the fêtes I found myself in. Labor Day Friday – 760 Rooftop In […]

Things to do on an Atlantic City Day Trip

Things-to-do-on-a-Day-Trip-to-Atlantic-City

I love taking day trips from NYC. One of my favorites this summer was going on and Atlantic City day trip with my friend. Other than for dinner a few years back for my best friend’s birthday, this was my first time going to walk around and explore. If you’re looking for fun things to […]

Caribana Festival King and Queen Showcase

Caribana King

I spent my first vacation of 2014 in Toronto to play mas in the Caribana with my cousin. I attended many fetes throughout the weekend, but my first event was the Caribana Festival King and Queen Showcase at Lamport Stadium. It is a good, clean, AFFORDABLE show for family and anyone interested in Caribbean culture and keeping the […]

Carnival Prep: Tips for Getting Ready for Carnival

It’s Carnival Season! I caught the “Carnival bug” after experiencing my trip to Trinidad for Carnival and J’ouvert last year and I decided to visit Toronto for their Caribana Parade. I also have family there and it is close enough to NY to go for a quick weekend trip via bus (Megabus or Greyhound) or plane […]

Free in NYC: Afternoon at the Brooklyn Museum

This post “Free in NYC: Afternoon at the Brooklyn Museum” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. For Independence Day, I went to the Brooklyn Museum to view the Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties exhibit. I love history, was […]