Vogue: The Backstory; Lupita Nyong’o (Video)

Vogue: The Backstory; Lupita Nyong’o (Video)

Born in Mexico but raised in Kenya, with a graduate degree from the Yale School of Drama, the stunning Actress, Lupita Nyong’o first got her feet wet in the Hollywood industry as a Production Assistant. Who could foreshadow that she would soon be offered one of the most talked about and hunted roles (over 1,000 actress auditioned)(…)

Alphabet City, A City Within A City

Alphabet City, A City Within A City

I never really shared my father’s past but it is something that has unequivocally shaped who I am today.  My father without exaggeration a protege in many ways, never graduating high school, yet a gifted engineer who was accepted to MIT, a genius with numbers, knew how to fix and build anything mechanically; cars, motorcycles,(…)

I’ve Gone Pumpkin Crazy at Trader Joe’s!

I’ve Gone Pumpkin Crazy at Trader Joe’s!

One of the reasons I love the fall is for the yummy seasonal foods and drinks that come out. The warm tones of cinnamon, pumpkin, chai….mmmmm….. I have literally been going pumpkin crazy at Trader Joe’s. Pumpkin Spice Rooibos Tea, big pumpkin pie, miniature pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread pudding, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin ice cream!!! I(…)

Mater Mea: Sarah White

Mater Mea: Sarah White

The beautiful, Singer/Songwriter/DJ and Mother of 2, Sarah White was recently featured on Mater Mea, a site ”celebrating the multifaceted lives of mothers of color”. A friend of my sister years ago, I first met this young woman after a performance in Brooklyn, and let me just say Sarah’s low, sultry and beautiful voice was undeniably(…)

Video: My Son Jaden Finally Got a Haircut

Video: My Son Jaden Finally Got a Haircut

My hubby and I have been trying to persuade Jaden to get a haircut since the summer. He has had his fro since he was about 4yrs. old although I do trim a few inches off every couple of months, he refused to do something a little different. We explained to him it wouldn’t be(…)

13 Healthy Halloween Treats

13 Healthy Halloween Treats

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for recipes. 13 of my favorite healthy Halloween treats that will not only have your little ones screaming trick or treat but having you set aside more than a few treats for yourself!   *Click links for recipes from a few of my favorite vegan/vegetarian bloggers   Leggy Whoopie Spiders(…)