Why The Pepsi Ad Was So Offensive

The first time I saw images from Pepsi’s ad, I was scrolling on Instagram. I stopped when I saw a white woman passing something to an officer. The photo was…

Brown Butter Zoodle Recipe

Brown Butter Sage and Rosemary Zoodles

I swear my body knows when I vow to eat healthier. It seems, without fail, every time I make the decision, I always crave something that has zero nutritional value…

Fishing After Election Day

Going Fishing…To Get Through The Day

Last month, before the sun kissed the New York skyline, my love and I headed to Belmar Marina with three friends for a fishing trip. We boarded the Golden Eagle…

FarmSteady's Everything Bagel Making amd Cream Cheese Kit

Review: FarmSteady

If I had my way, I would be one of those people who doesn’t buy anything (within reason, of course) from the store. You need a loaf of bread? I…

A Modern Marriage

Wife First, Woman Last

I don’t know much about marriage But this much I know Ever since I jumped the broom Seven months ago Everybody’s tried to tie me with a bow and gift…

Langston Hughes House Harlem

Holdin’ Fast To Dreams

I was in fifth grade when I first learned about Langston Hughes. My teacher, Mrs. Whitehead, who would come to class wearing head wraps, African-print ponchos, and dangling earrings adorned with…

Bacon, Avocado and Egg Breakfast Tacos

So there I was. Standing in front of the refrigerator, door wide open, thinking about what to make for breakfast. I considered eggs and bacon, but for some reason I…

Review: The Invisible Chef

Less than fifteen minutes after jumping the broom, my oldest brother told my husband that he wants nieces and nephews. I almost broke my neck to face him before the…

Five Reasons to Have a Destination Wedding

Hello love! Remember me? It’s been so long, I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t. So much has been going on. For starters, I’s married now! *insert happy dance* Can you…