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…

Curlfest: Brooklyn’s Finest

Curlfest is a gathering of the most beautiful people ever! The third annual Curlfest happened in July and this is the first year that I actually got the chance to attend. I’ve RSVPed every year prior but life happened and I was never able to attend. well, it was worth the wait. I took my 12-year-old daughter along…

Coney Island’s Art Walls

It’s summertime and the living is easy. Every New Yorker knows that a visit to Coney Island is a “must do” when the warm weather rolls around. You go for the boardwalk, good bites (food), the rides, cool people and strolling on the very busy beach. A great addition to the already great spot is…

Noir

The color black is often seen as somber and a color that we wear to mourn but it actually evokes the opposite feeling for me. As a child, my favorite color was red. Not just any red, but the brightest red possible. The color red brought me immense joy when I wore it. You couldn’t…

African Women Create

I’m going to be very honest with you. I have never been in a room surrounded by women from all regions of Africa before. I am Black and surrounded by Black women, mainly from North America and the Caribbean.However, in my 40-years on this planet, I have never been in a social setting with women…