That time we almost got arrested in Chinatown

To quote the late, great Sophia Patrillo from Golden Girls, picture it, New York City, summer of 2009. A young couple visiting from Florida found their way to Little Italy. As they carried on with their usual banter when deciding on a meal spot, a young, Asian woman walked behind the girl and with so much as a whisper, purred "Pursessss?" ...more

Go Nuts for the Cronut!

Dubbed the "Willy Wonka of NYC" by the New York Post, Dominique Ansel has cemented his place in culinary history as the creator of the Cronut.  Introduced in May 2013, cynical New Yorkers, food critics, and wide-eyed tourists rub shoulders every morning as they line up to taste his signature creation....more

Recap | Mommy & Me: A Young Naturalista Beauty Event

On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 I co-hosted Mommy & Me: A Young Naturalista Beauty Event with La'Nisha of Curly Divas. It was such an amazing event. I had so much fun with the little girls and they were so funny. I always forget how opinionated kids can be. It was important to me to organize this event because we focus so much on ourselves and what it means to be natural [to us] that I felt like our girls needed to be reminded that they are beautiful naturals, too....more

NaBloPoMo 11.5.13: Where I Blog

Today’s BlogHer Writing Prompt: Tell us about your writing space. Where do you write your blog posts?...more
I tend to blog from my bed or in my roommates office. Definitely within two years I foresee I ...more

NYC Half 2013

There I am - at mile 6. ...more

Place Invaders: NYC Creepy Crawler Protection

I hate bugs. All bugs…yes, even butterflies and lady bugs....more

A New York Holiday

Pictures of my holiday in the city - Full post on Life of Duabs - NYC is Crowded (click on it to see my celebrity sighting - your kids will know who she is (i think)!)...more

Brooklyn Bridge: 101 Things in 1001 Days

 See the original post and full size photos at Scarlet Words ...more