Category Archives: Events

Little Black Dress for a 30th Birthday Masquerade Party

30th Masquerade mask fitting

This post “Little Black Dress for a 30th Birthday Masquerade Party” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. Happy March! Last weekend, I had the honor of attending one of my cousin’s 30th birthday masquerade party in Chesapeake, VA. The theme […]

The Atmosphere Have Vibes: My First J’ouvert Experience

My First J'Ouvert Experience

It’s mid-winter and that means Carnival is near. Although I’m not going back to Trinidad for Carnival this year, I’m reminded of my first J’ouvert experience. J’ouvert (French pronunciation: ​[ʒuvɛʁ]) is a large street party during Carnival in the eastern Caribbean region. J’ouvert is a contraction of the French jour ouvert, or dawn/day break. We […]

Boat Ride on the Bay: Bermuda Shorts & Denim Heels

This post “Boat Ride on the Bay: Bermuda Shorts & Denim Heels” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. Summertime is long gone, but I wanted to share a simple outfit worn for a boat ride I went to in Sheepshead […]

Carnival in Brooklyn – Labor Day Weekend 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 are all the fêtes I found myself in this Labor Day Weekend Labor Day Friday – 760 Rooftop In celebration […]

Truck – errr Stormers on de Road – Caribana 2014 Recap

Truck - errr Stormers on de Road - Caribana Parade Recap

The Caribana parade is over and I had a great time playing mas in Canada for the second year in a row, BUT the Stormers have got to go! Even though I didn’t have my fete partner most of the weekend, I still had a great time. Here’s my full review of Caribana weekend and […]

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 […]

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