LIFESTYLE

A Guide To Jamaica Carnival 2018

Thursday, 14 December 2017 06:26 Written by
In 2015, when Jamaica Carnival had only one band, I called it. There were several reasons why any carnival chaser/virgin should attend Jamaica Carnival but now it is certainly a staple.

How I Got Out Of The 30's Slump

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 14:41 Written by
I read about so many people saying that once they turn 30, they had their coming of age or should I say, “Voila!” moment.

Are You Prepared For a Travel Emergency?

Sunday, 10 September 2017 17:29 Written by
On July 17th I was booked on a return flight from London (Gatwick to Toronto).
Camping, cottaging, and hiking are not leisure activities typically associated with Black people. Stereotypes abound that we don’t swim, hike, or venture out into untamed nature just for the fun of it.
This week, our adventure took us to Gushi for some serious Japanese fusion.

Cluck Clucks Legendary Fried Chicken

Thursday, 03 August 2017 05:19 Written by
We had a friend from out of town come and visit us recently. Obviously, being a good Torontonian and a good host, we decided to take our guest on a tour of Toronto nightlife.
We found Maizal after watching a game of rugby at Lamport Stadium. Walking into Maizal, you are greeted with a beautiful mural that is an homage to creating tortillas.
I am not one of those mothers who tells her daughter to concentrate on her books and school and ignore boys until she is older.
With another school year drawing to a close, many parents are faced with the yearly dilemma of “what now?” If you are working full-time, you’ll be looking for ways to keep the kids busy, teach them a thing or two and make sure they stay out of any trouble this summer.

Solo Travel - Is It For You?

Sunday, 28 May 2017 09:07 Written by
Have you ever decided to take a trip based on your gut feeling? Like, who books a trip without knowing the reason why? Shows up in a destination with no real plans and expect it all to work out!!! Well I guess I do.

Why You Need To Teach Your Kid To Code - Today

Sunday, 23 April 2017 20:07 Written by
One of the few things you would be hard pressed to find is a parent who would be comfortable with their child not learning how to read.
Cloud computing, Moore’s law and the doubling capacity of microchips, have created an opportunity for massive amounts of information and connectivity, that is converging with human creativity.

How To Live It Up In NYC On A Budget

Friday, 24 March 2017 23:13 Written by
Winter is almost over and it is definitely that time to start thinking about what to do with the family for summer break, the next busiest travel season of the year.
You’re in the best relationship you’ve ever had, he/she is sweet, good-looking, hard-working and fun, and yet there’s one essential thing missing. 

Holiday Jamaican Rum Glazed Turkey

Sunday, 20 November 2016 18:20 Written by
The last time we traveled to Jamaica, we needed a vacation after the vacation! Thanksgiving was coming around and although I was tired,  the foodie in me (also the fact that I come from a family that always celebrates holidays with a special meal) couldn’t let Thanksgiving go by without preparing something spectacular. 

Let's Fight Fair - 5 Tips To Stop The Madness

Monday, 10 October 2016 17:24 Written by
Many believe that the most important part of being a parent is building strong relationships with our children.

Do Your Kids A Favour - Ignore Them Sometimes

Saturday, 10 September 2016 14:06 Written by
Our current world is really good at reinforcing to our children that they need to have everything they want right now. It doesn’t teach them to be patient with others, but rather that everyone should be at their beck and call.