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…

Where On Earth Is…

Carmen Sandiego. Remember that show? That’s who my fiancé said I looked like when I got dressed for our late Valentine’s Day celebration. We didn’t get a chance to celebrate…

A New Year Do-Over

By now, I’m sure you’ve seen the above photo as you scrolled through your timeline. You probably almost ignored it until realizing you’ve felt the same way. Double take. Double…

Temaki Takeover

The more I learn about food, the more I am drawn to food with layers. I love a clorful dish. It’s something that I always keep in mind when I cook…

An Evening with Rekorderlig Cider

Nothing warms the nip in the air better than a tall glass of apple cider. There is something about the seasonal spiced drink that just embodies fall. And it is…

A Fall Moment In Central Park

Y’all, I’ve decided. Central Park is my favorite place in New York City. Despite how many times I’ve been there for one celebration or another, it never gets old. It…