Weekend Wind-down

The winter weekends call for comfy, warm and inviting spaces as well as routines that include beauty and eats. Ren Skincare is great for exfoliating and softening  my face. My Instyle magazine is never too far behind. It keeps me posted on all of the latest trends. A glass of red is good for the…

Welcome BET Her

  Did you notice a few months ago that your Centric TV switched over to BET Her? There were teaser promos for BET’s “Her” channel while Centric TV was still alive. I was excited to see the snippets of women of color who did not fit the convention for average body size and there weren’t…

Low Carb? No. Slow Carb: Weight Loss Edition

For the month of November, my goal is to lose a few pounds before the holidays creep up on me. Yup, Thanksgiving, and Christmas sneak up on me like a thief in the night every year without fail. Well this year, I’ve devised a plan to cut off the holiday pounds before I even think of piling…

Sweater Dress and Boots: Must Have for Fall

The air is getting crisp and the leaves are the color of mother nature’s sun when it sets.  The beauty of Fall is that it’s not freezing cold or burning up hot. The temperature feels just right for cozy sweaters, boots, tall socks, long scarves. You get the picture! One trend that I’ve been loving this…

Blonde Ambition

It’s fall and the leaves are turning/changing color. Mother Nature isn’t the only one who likes to switch it up. I do too? It’s time for my annual cut and color and I am truly contemplating going very light with my hair color, blonde. Let me confess. I am a little overwhelmed by the amount of…

The Finance Bar/Curlbox: Financially Fine Wrap Up.

Myleik Teele, the Chief Experience Officer of Curlbox, teamed up with the good folks at The Finance Bar in order to bring us the wrap up for the Summertime Financially Fine Challenge. The ladies live streamed a conversation where the talk hovered around making sound financial decisions.   This is a wrap-up of the conversation between Myleik…

Emmys 2017: Red Carpet Glamour Edition

I like to watch television. Well, “like” is actually an understatement. I love to watch television. There is probably nothing I love more than coming home from work, retreating to the couch and turning on the tube. As much as I love watching tv, I’m gonna fess up and let you guys know that I…

What’s In My Weekend Bag?

  I have “work” bags and I have “weekend” bags. My work bags are normally large totes that can probably hold and carry a small child. My work bag carries a laptop at times and is compartmentalized using a bag organizer insert that I can easily take out of one bag and place in another….

Berkshires Bound: Weekend Getaway

The very scenic and rural area affectionately termed, “The Berkshires”, by all New Yorkers  is a region in the mountains of western Massachusetts. The region is made up of  small villages and towns that are all comprised of family run farms and general stores. Outdoor activities can be enjoyed during every season. Personally, I’m not…

Henri Bendel’s Bag Sale: Colorful Finds

The end of a season is upon us and what does it mean for most retailers and consumers, you got it, sale season. Now is the best time to snag some of those cool accessories or pieces that you’ve been eyeing all Summer but never got around to getting because the price was, ahem, too…

Get Up, Get Out and Get Something: How Do You Start?

We are in August and the signs of Summer are dwindling, not because of a number of days we have left in the season but because of the “back to school” ads and the fall fashions in our favorite magazines. I know, you are just getting into the Summer mode. Your skin has just achieved…

Grace Jerk Festival: NY

Summertime in NYC means it’s time for festivals and cultural fairs and the Gace Jamaican Jerk Festival is one of the best festivities in NYC. The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival festivities went down again this year in Queens, NYC. It really has become a Summer “Must Do” if you are in NYC. The vibes are…