Jerk cornish hen, baked beans, bacon cornbread dressing, collard greens

Thanksgiving Leftovers

US readers, did you have a good Thanksgiving holiday? Subscribe via BlogLovin’ I hosted a nice, quiet dinner with the honey bear – my Thanksgiving menu was a hit. Despite my being in full-on Thanksgiving stealth mode, the universe had other plans for me when I woke on Wednesday morning. At the last minute, I got notice that the […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Prep

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu + Prep

Whoever said that Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of cooking never told a lie! I’ll be spending a lot of time in the kitchen over the next couple of days but I’m game. Pulling off a successful Thanksgiving dinner menu takes days of preparation. If possible, I take those couple days before Thanksgiving Day off work so […]

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Natural Curly Hair Updos: 3 Ways to Rock It

Now that the holiday season is here, I don’t have tons of time to spend styling my curls. During this time of year, I wear a rotation of natural curly hair updos that can be dressed up or down for any occasion. Buns and updos are the best hairstyles for me because they protect my […]

DIY Facial Scrub Baking Soda & Coconut Oil

DIY Facial Scrub: Baking Soda & Coconut Oil

Is it a scrub? Or mask? Maybe a natural teeth whitener. Perhaps, it’s all of the above. I have several DIY concoctions involving baking soda in my arsenal, but this one is the most versatile. In addition to exfoliating and moisturizing the skin, a simple paste of baking soda and melted coconut oil not only extracts […]

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Mood: Fine Wine

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Do you ever feel like a color? Lately I’ve been inspired by fall’s rich, full-bodied burgundies and merlots. Specifically wine-hued leather jackets, minimalist silhouettes and sleek accessories. Burgundy is such a classic color that pairs well as a dark neutral; I can’t see it ever falling out of favor. Gianvito Rossi Burgundy velvet Portofino […]