How to Spend a Day at the Warwick Bahamas

How to Spend a Day at the Warwick Paradise Island

My sister and I received a complimentary day pass to the Warwick Paradise Island. All opinions expressed are my own. When I visited the Bahamas for  Junkanoo Carnival weekend, I wasn’t too upset because of the short visit. From the service of the staff to the lovely decor and incorporating Bahamian culture on the property, I knew I had to revisit the Warwick Bahamas with my sister on our cruise stop....

Why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the Perfect Escape

Why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the Perfect Escape

Pressure on the job, home or in a relationship, will sometimes make you want an escape.  On my recent trip to The Bahamas for Junkanoo Carnival weekend, the Warwick Paradise Island provided me with a complimentary stay. The resort has 12-floors, 250 rooms and provides luxury and hospitality for guests 18 and over. Read more on why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the perfect escape for any type of traveler. The Warwick...

e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick Swatches + Review

E.L.F. Moisturizing Lipstick Swatches + Review

PR sample of the elf moisturizing lipsticks was sent for review purposes. As always, opinions expressed are my own. Lately, I’ve been going back to basics with my beauty and hair regimen by using products that are both affordable and have good quality. I’m a huge lover of lipsticks and when e.l.f. cosmetics sends their moisturizing lipsticks, I’m always excited to swatch and review. e.l.f. lipstick swatch on brown skin The elf moisturizing...

Exploring San Juan in the Kia Sportage

Exploring San Juan in the Kia Sportage

On our sister’s weekend in Puerto Rico, outside of finding a hotel, the question of transportation came up. Since we wanted to explore the area, we decided to rent. Upon arrival to San Juan International Airport, we were upgraded from a Hyundai Accent to a 2017 Kia Sportage. Read more about the Kia Sportage and how we used it to explore San Juan during our stay in Puerto Rico. This SUV didn’t come...

Sister’s Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan

Sister's Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan

You may recall seeing on Instagram my visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico with my youngest sister for an extended weekend. The last time we went to the Caribbean together was in 2004 so a trip was overdue, plus she needed a break from mom/wife life. We purchased a flight deal for $100 round-trip each, so splurging on a hotel wasn’t a big deal. Luckily, I was able to find a great deal on Travelzoo for...

Discovering My Roots with Ancestry DNA

Discovering My Roots with Ancestry DNA

There’s no doubt that my love for history and culture 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 Islander What comes in the...

Vacation Cruising in the Nissan Rogue

Vacation Cruising in the Nissan Rogue

With 10 adults and 5 children on a family vacation, an extra vehicle was needed. A few weeks before heading to Orlando, I decided to get a rental to accommodate everyone. Since I enjoyed the Ford Escape so much, I chose that or it’s equivalent, but only the Nissan Rogue was available. Read more about our week with the 2015 Nissan Rogue. Still being somewhat intimidated driving huge cars, the Nissan Rogue was a good size. We’re...