How to Avoid Afternoon Fatigue in the Workplace

There are times when we experience afternoon fatigue working full-time in an office. While a nap would be ideal, it’s just not always possible. Heading to our nearest coffee shop is usually the first option to boost our energy for the remainder of the day. It works for most people, but what do you do when you’re trying to limit your caffeine intake? If you’ve been trying to stop the...

Signs You Need to Trim Your Natural Hair

5 Signs You Need to Trim Your Natural Hair

Trimming natural hair is an important step in a healthy hair regimen. After months of trying to do it on my own, I finally visited my stylist for a much-needed trim and blowout. I had a lot of growth, but my ends were so bad I had to cut at least 2-3 inches off. There are several factors in our everyday lives such as manipulation, weather and rubbing across certain material that...

How to use Coconut Oil for Your Hair and Skin

How to use Coconut Oil for Your Hair and Skin

If you’re in need of a multipurpose product for your whole body, coconut oil just might be the answer. While some have an allergy or sensitivity, there are many benefits for using coconut oil for your hair and body. If you’re wondering how to use coconut oil for your hair and body, here are some ways below. Oil Pulling Most people practice oil pulling to whiten teeth, treat toothaches or combat...

3 Airbnb Alternatives Perfect for Budget Travelers

3 Airbnb Alternatives Perfect for Budget Travelers

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post but some links are affiliate links. Do you have a large family and want to save some money on lodging costs for vacation? A vacation rental may be your answer. The number one thing I look for when planning out any vacation, especially after finding a flight deal is the cost of lodging. Our most recent family vacation included 10 adults and 5 children. Staying at Disney resorts...

3 Tips to Fit a Week’s Worth of Clothes in a Small Carry-On

It’s something that takes a lot of work, but when it comes to vacation, I’m always team carry-on. I shared packing tips on Snapchat before heading to Florida with the family and received tons questions on how I was able to pack a carry-on with seven days worth of clothing. If you’re interested, here are three simple tips. Make Use of a Personal Bag All of my clothes and shoes are in a carry-on, but I use...

3 Tips for Going to the Beach with Kids

3 Tips for Going to the Beach with Kids

I love the beach with kids. On our first attempt driving to Splish Splash earlier this summer, my sister and brother in law took the kids to Oyster Beach. It was towards dusk so we didn’t get to go in the water, but it was still a fun day. In addition to having the basic essentials, if you plan on going to the beach this summer or a family vacation where a beach is...

10 Must Haves For the Perfect Beach Day

10 Must Haves For the Perfect Beach Day

I love the beach. NYC beaches aren’t the cleanest and don’t have the clearest water, but I still don’t mind taking a ride on the subway to walk on the Coney Island Boardwalk or lay on the sand at Jones Beach. While on vacation, I always try my best to make a beach day if I’m by the coast or pay for a ride through a tour service like Viator. Whether you’re in or out of...