Celebrate the Season with Cranberries

Celebrate the Season with Cranberries

Adding to food, drinks or desserts, nothing says the holiday season like cranberries! A few weeks ago, I shared a quick and easy recipe for a Non Alcoholic Cranberry & Lime Spritzer perfect for friends or kids at holiday parties. In celebration of the season, I’m sharing a roundup of cranberry themed posts from members in my Social Fabric community. I hope one of the posts catches your interest so you can create more holiday memories with your family.  ...

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support This Holiday

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support This Holiday

Can you believe Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are literally days away? Holiday 2016 is here and rather than being lazy again linking to other Caribbean & Black Owned Business Gift Guides, I decided to compile my own. If you’ve been wanting to Buy Black lately, here’s a list of 100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses that you can support this holiday season. Bags, Jewelry, Shoes Accessories 2 Chic Designs...

Non Alcoholic Cranberry & Lime Spritzer

Non Alcoholic Cranberry & Lime Spritzer

It’s the holiday season and that means holiday parties and dinners galore. For holiday parties, there should be options available for friends who don’t drink and designated drivers. If you’re hosting a Holiday party this year, here’s a quick and easy recipe for a non-alcoholic Cranberry & Lime Spritzer. Ingredients Cranberry Juice (or cranberry-lime juice) Lime Sparkling water (or 7Up, Sprite, seltzer water) Fresh Cranberries Directions pour sparkling water (or lemon/lime...

Banana Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Banana Berry Breakfast Smoothie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HowDoYouEmergenC #CollectiveBias Taking public transportation to work and being a frequent traveler, it can be easy for me to get sick being exposed to all those germs. One way I prevent being sick year round, especially with the season changes is eating better and resting when needed. Part of my healthy eating habits is having breakfast...

3 Signs You NEED a Break

3 Signs You NEED a Break

Even though I promised myself I’d be more consistent, I definitely took a mini break from blogging last month. Since my trip to Greece,  work has made me so busy to the point where I just stopped writing due to lack of time. Scrolling through my Twitter feed a few weeks ago, I saw a flight deal to Puerto Rico and booked tickets for myself and my sister right away. We haven’t been on...

Discovering My Roots with Ancestry DNA

Discovering My Roots with Ancestry DNA

In school, I’ve always loved history and learning about other cultures. There’s no doubt it has influenced me to travel as often as I do. After hearing different stories of my family’s past, I decided to buy an Ancestry DNA kit online.  When I saw my mother’s results from a test taken sometime last year, it really interested me to do one myself. These were her results: 74% African 23% Asian 1% European 2% Pacific...

How To Be Productive When Working Remotely

How To Be Productive When Working Remotely

One thing I love about my full-time job is the ability to work remotely. I haven’t used the option often, but it’s good to know I can still work while traveling. As simple as it may seem to just get out of bed and start working, it really takes discipline. If you’re new to working remotely or thinking about having a career where you can telecommute, here are three easy ways I...

Girls Night Out for TORUK – The First Flight

Girls Night Out for TORUK - The First Flight

I was provided complimentary tickets for TORUK – The First Flight in exchange for my honest opinion. All photos are credited to Errisson Lawrence for Cirque du Soleil A few days after returning from Greece, my cousin and I continued with her birthday celebration at the Barclay’s Center for the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil’s TORUK – The First Flight. We were still adjusting to the time difference but excited about attending our first Cirque...