Posts in Lifestyle
Where To Eat In DC: A Guide to My Favorite Restaurants

One of the things that blew my mind when I moved to DC back in 2016 was how impressive the restaurant scene is. Over the last two years I’ve made substantial culinary strides in the district, so today I’ll be sharing a guide to my favorite restaurants in our nation’s capital. Better grab a fork and knife!

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I'm A Fohr Freshman Class Finalist!

With over 1600 applicants, I feel so honored to be one of the 85 finalists selected for consideration! None of this would have been possible without testimonials from you - my amazing community - so today I am sharing some of my responses to the application in an effort to share why blogging is so important to me.

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Ivy Wild Beauty Boutique

Located on Florida Ave and 14th Street, Ivy Wild is a new beauty boutique that curates non-toxic skincare and makeup products that fuse style with a bit of edge. I kicked off my visit by sharing my skincare priorities with Ivy Wild founder Rachel Mulcahy, who walked me through a bunch of different products to fit my needs.

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Did I Swipe Left on My Husband?

I’m not shy when it comes to talking about my love life. It’s also no secret that I’m a social butterfly. So last week, when my co-workers asked me why I was excited to be attending a few Congressional Black Caucus events, I answered honestly; “because my husband might be there.” Just as I was patting myself on the back for garnering some laughs with my cheeky response, one of my co-workers muttered, “I’m pretty sure I swiped left on my husband already!” The room erupted with laughter, but I couldn’t help but wonder, “Did I swipe left on my husband?” Cue mini panic attack.

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My Weekend In Napa Valley

Nestled in the rolling hills and meadows a few miles north of San Francisco is where you can find one of the world's premier wine regions.  If fine wine, breathtaking views, and unforgettable dining experiences peaks your interest, look no further than Napa Valley.  With over 400 wineries, 150 restaurants and endless outdoor activities to take advantage of, it's nearly impossible not to have a wonderful vacation!  I've been to Napa many times and my love for the gorgeous wine country grows exponentially each time, so you can trust me on this one.

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A Day At The Market: Planning the Perfect Picnic

I love adventures that take me to the west coast - especially San Francisco.  I've been to the Golden City many times, and each time I visit, there seems to be like more places to explore.  One thing that I love about San Francisco are the stunning views each park has to offer.  I never leave SF without making my way to the most popular park of them all - Dolores.  Grabbing treats beforehand is a must, so today I'm going to show you how I prep for the perfect picnic in any park.

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A Lesson In Knowing Your Worth

I share a lot of good moments with you on Instagram, but we all know that life is not perfect all the time.  As a curve blogger who promotes loving yourself and living life with a positive outlook, I think it's only right that I start opening up about instances that are relevant to my mission - especially if I can use them as teaching moments to help other (and myself).  So here goes nothing!

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My Pod DC Hotel Staycation

Nestled in the heart of one of DC's liveliest neighborhoods, Pod Hotel is the perfect place to stay while visiting our nation's capital.  It is by far one of the most fun and energetic hotels I've been to in the city.  Located in Penn Quarter, Pod Hotel is just minutes away from the Capital One Arena, Gallery Place shopping center, Washington D.C. Convention Center and Chinatown!

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A Look Inside My D.C. Apartment: DIY Bedroom

It’s so crazy to think that I’ll be coming up on 2 years as a D.C. resident in August!  As a New York City native, I can honestly say that the District has surpassed my expectations.  I absolutely love it here!  I’ve met so many wonderful people and tackled a bunch of personal goals since making the move - but what I love the most is coming home to a space that I absolutely adore.  My apartment isn’t perfect, but I DIY’d the heck out of it to make it my little oasis.  Today, I'm going to walk you through how I designed my bedroom.

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80 Affordable Beauty Products Under $30

If you follow me on Instagram, you're probably well aware of my growing obsession with makeup and skin care.  One common misconception I've noticed around beauty is the idea that you must buy expensive products to get results.  Today I'm going to debunk that misguided notion by sharing some awesome beauty products that won't break the bank.

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Martinique Under $600

When my best friend told me she wanted to go to Martinique for her birthday, I had no idea what I was in for!  Martinique is a stunning Caribbean island full of lush mountains and steep hills.  As an overseas region of France, French influence permeates Martinique's music, language, and culture.

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Chic Eats Made Easy: Allset Review

I don't mess around when it comes to food.  If you follow me on Instagram, you're well aware of my insane foodie tendencies.  $17 avocado toast?  Count me in!  As a first generation American born to Caribbean parents, my palate can be attributed to a number of things.  I had instant access to a wide range of cultural cuisines growing up in New York City, so when I wasn't feasting on tantalizing Caribbean food, I was eating something else from another region of the world.

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How To Look Effortlessly Chic

It's easier than you think!  Looking effortlessly chic doesn't require a limitless budget for designer staples.  You actually won't need to spend any money at all!  Everything that you need, you already have.  All it takes is 3 simple steps.

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