Antigua Sailing Week | Reggae in the Park

As you may or may not know this week was our annual sailing week celebrations. Usually, I’m not on island during the time of these events, but luckily I was here this time around and had transportation. These events are mainly held in English Harbour which is about 30-40 minutes from my home. They are…

Currently I Am | May Goals + Mantra of the Month

THE STATS Time: 9:54 a.m. Feeling: Hopeful Listening To: Soca music, Touchdown Jamaica 2018 – Dj Puffy Reading: Bad Feminist – Roxanne Gay Should be Doing: Work reports *bleh* Missing: Going to the gym Wishing: I could stop procrastinating so much Thinking: About my plans for the month Anticipating: My vacation! Loving: The fact that it’s soon SUMMER GOALS [Last Month] Complete my…

Feature of the Month: Joel Manning

Reading Time: 10 -12 minutes. Grab a snack and prepare to be inspired. I – Interviewer (me), J – Joel I: I recently met Joel at a Rotaract social where I had fun beating him at dominos, but something about him peaked my interest. Thanks to social media I figured out what it was; turns out…

Still Growing. Still Changing. Still Learning

We’re not kids forever. Whether you like it or not we are adults and things are going to be different. As you grow into a young adult you realize what it is you really like and dislike, you start thinking about your purpose in life and so much more. As we try different things to…

Earth Day: End Plastic Pollution

Hey Guys! It’s Earth Day! I really wanted to do something to commemorate this day, either with my organization or personally but I couldn’t really think of anything. So the next option was to simply spread awareness of the celebrations. Earth Day is an annual celebration used to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The importance…

Braided Protective Styles

Hey Guys! It’s been awhile, huh? My hair update posts always come at a random time, but I want to make sure what I’m sharing is really an update. As you may know, I suffered a “little” heat damage late last year and I’ve been steady trying to correct it. I trimmed my hair myself…

How To Guide: 6 Ways to Survive a Social Media Break

Hey Guys! I’m not sure how many of you realized, but I recently took a short (one week) break from social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook) and I felt like I got so much done. The decision to take this break was really for my mental health; I spend a lot of time scrolling through apps…

Perspective | How do you view yourself?

One random day at a work function a woman came up to me and said “you’re a really good speaker”. Of course I made a face and asked if she’s sure she got the right person. Then she went on to mention the very things I presented on, and how impressed she was because looking…

In My Kitchen // Glazed Honey Lemon Chicken

Y’all been getting a lot of inspirational and natural hair posts, but I still gotta sneak in the cooking posts. There would have also been some ‘eat outs’ posts if I’d only remember to snap a few pictures before I actually dig in *my apologies*. So, we’re finally getting off of this long easter weekend…

The Happy Wave Project [Free Printable Included]

As I opened the page to write a new post I got a weird sense of Deja Vu, like I’ve definitely wrote what I’m writing now before. So I opened a new tab and did a quick search of my previous blog posts; lo and behold there it is: Hey April. In that post I…