4 Ways to Bond with Your Niece or Nephew

Being an aunt was always exciting to me. From playing “family” with my little sister to actually living it, being “Auntie Joey” is one of the best names I have. I’ve done late nights and early mornings, hospital visits, being covered in bodily fluids, the first day of school, punishments, tantrums, accomplishments and a whole lot more. I often get questioned by friends and followers about how I’m so close...

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. DESSERT RECIPES...

Family Fun on I-Drive 360 Orlando

Family Fun on I-Drive 360 Orlando

My family rented another villa in the Kissimmee, Florida area for our annual vacation. We visited Disney and Legoland again, but I wanted to do something different. During my search, I discovered I-Drive 360 on International Drive that has a lot of activities for families. I-Drive 360 is the home to the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds, Sea Life Aquarium, Skeleton Museum and Arcade City. We initially wanted to do the package with the Orlando...

Celebrating Summer at Splish Splash Waterpark

Splish Splash Kiddie Slides

Many thanks to Splish Splash Waterpark for providing complimentary tickets. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. June has a busy month for my family. School is over, both of my nieces celebrated birthdays, and my nephew is going to kindergarten come fall. To wrap all the celebrations in one fun-filled day, we took a day trip to Splish Splash Waterpark last weekend. Below are our favorite rides for the day....

Top Posts of 2015

This post is not sponsored but contains some affiliate links 2015 has been great and I have you all to thank. I completely re-branded, giving my blog a new name, new layout, focused less on natural hair and wrote more on my experiences in and out of NYC. I also started a monthly mailing list and became a writer for the Huffington Post. If you’re new here, below are my...

Family Road Trip Essentials

A few weeks ago, my sister niece and nephews joined me on a road trip to the Cheesesteak Festival in Philadelphia. The ride was especially exciting for me because it was my first time getting behind the wheel outside of NYC since getting my license back in March. My family and I are always taking road trips whether it be for the day, extended weekend or a family vacation. Below...