cornish game hen recipe

Creole Cornish Game Hen Recipe

This Cornish game hen recipe is so easy and delicious. I made it last January for our New Year’s Day meal; I’m thinking of cooking it again for our Easter dinner main dish. Rubbed with my homemade creole seasoning, this version of Cornish hen is baked in a cast iron skillet, yielding maximum flavor with […]

most popular blog posts

Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016 {Year End Wrap Up}

Cheers! We made it through another year. This blog has kept me sane throughout the craziness of 2016; if I couldn’t write I don’t know what I’d do! As 2016 winds down I’d like to share the top 10 most popular blog posts on Yo-Toi.com this year.    My most popular blog posts: 3 Essential Digital […]

new years eve outfit inspiration

Casually Festive: New Year’s Eve Outfit Inspiration

Thinking about what to wear on New Year’s Eve? I made a New Year’s Eve outfit inspiration board featuring comfortable, cozy, luxurious pieces. I’m charmed by the idea of pairing a sequined sweatshirt with faux leather leggings, uplifted with sparkly earrings and leather booties. It’s perfect New Year’s Eve outfit: casual, dressy and festive.    Shop […]

Homemade Yellow Rice Recipe

Homemade Yellow Rice Recipe

In an effort to reduce the consumption of processed food, I’ve been researching homemade alternatives to foods I used to buy pre-packaged, especially things like boxed rice and canned beans. Yellow rice is one of my favorite meal sides, and until recently I alternated between buying the Zatarain’s and Mahatma brands. One day I decided […]

oversharing on social media

Oversharing on Social Media [Podcast]

I haven’t published a podcast in a while, but sometimes I crash the Kevin Hates Hip Hop podcast to give a woman’s perspective on the culture. A few days ago I joined Kevin to discuss the perils of oversharing on social media. Listen to the episode (Oversharing on Social Media): In related news, we also recently joined […]