Category Archives: Events

A First-Timer’s Guide to Attending CURLFEST

If you’re a natural in NYC, the summer event we’ve been waiting for, CURLFEST NYC is this weekend! For those of you that don’t know, CURLFEST is an annual Natural Beauty Festival by Curly Girl Collective and the largest natural beauty event for black women and men in New York City. CURLFEST 2017 in Prospect […]

The Ultimate Trinidad Carnival Packing List + Free Printable

Trinidad Carnival Packing List

This pst site “The Ultimate Trinidad Carnival Packing List + Free Printable” contains some affiliate links. If you have been a reader (or social follower), you know I have no shame sharing my love for Caribbean festivals and events, especially Carnival. I haven’t played mas in a while, but I stay up to date with […]

Essentials for a Blogger Conference or Meetup

I’ve been to many events and meetups as a host or attendee, but Blogalicious 9 was my first blogger conference ever. I did a lot of research to prepare, but some things still fell through the cracks. It was definitely a learning experience and I can’t wait to use the tools I’ve learned in the […]

Utilizing My Tribe + 6 Reminders From Blogalicious Weekend

After almost four years since my first post, I attended my first blogger conference earlier this month. Since I wanted to network more in the lifestyle category for both blogs, I chose to attend Blogalicious Weekend. Blogalicious is an online community and annual conference celebrating the diversity in social media. This year’s theme was to […]

CURLFEST NYC: Floral Romper + Fulani Braids

CURLFEST 2017 Floral Romper + Fulani Braids

It’s been some time since my last style post and I wanted to share my look from CURLFEST NYC. CURLFEST is an annual Natural Hair and Beauty event held in Prospect Park Brooklyn. Naturals from all over the world come together to celebrate the Natural Hair Community and support Black Owned Businesses. With the potential […]

Experience Bahamian Culture at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

How to Celebrate Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Weekend

There’s always a uniqueness to every city and country that hosts Carnival. Needless to say, I was extremely excited to be invited by Bahamas Tourism to cover the Bahamas Carnival in Nassau just a few days after my birthday trip to Martinique. What is Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival? Celebrating its third year, Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is […]

Beat it Like Pan: My Favorite Moments from Machel Monday

Machel Monday - The Journey of a Soca King

Carnival is a few days away and I don’t think I’ve ever missed it so much. Even though I’m not in Trinidad, I had the opportunity to watch the Machel Monday live stream through various sources on Facebook Live. It sure didn’t help my FOMO, but I loved it! There were tons of highlights throughout the event, […]

Indo Caribbean Style at Bazodee the Movie Premiere

Jewelry and shirt were provided for the movie premiere. Excited about covering the Bazodee Movie as press, the question of ‘what to wear?” stayed in my mind. Going with the African-Indian theme of the movie, I wanted to include NYC Urban, Indian and Caribbean looks, so I came up with what I call an “Urban-Beti”. Beti is a Hindi […]

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

I was provided press passes to the Bazodee movie premiere in exchange for my honest opinion. BA•ZO•DEE (adj) A state of confusion; a state of love Last week Soca lovers along with men and women within the film and Caribbean entertainment industry gathered at the Play Station Theater witnessing Caribbean history for the Bazodee movie premiere. […]

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