I love Easter and all that it represents: re-birth, hope, grace, Spring and light. For some reason though, it feels like it snuck up on me this year! Maybe it's because Easter Sunday is in March this year rather than April which it's typically been. Also, my kids started their Spring Breaks yesterday which makes our days all that more full. (Funny how being OFF from school … [Read more...] about My Easy Easter Brunch Menu + Our Weekend Plans
I may or may not have shouted from the rooftops that I was invited by my beloved Mocha Moms, Inc. to attend a media influencer event at the White House this week to discuss Mrs. Obama's health and wellness initiative, Let's Move. The event was great - an opportunity for 120 or so mom bloggers (invited by an array of media brands, including SheKnows, Babble and Cafe Mom) to hear … [Read more...] about the brilliance of branding: meet FNV
We're about one month into summer and I'm 100% over the "gathering" part of my role as the head female in the household. Here is how my days go: Figure out what is for breakfast. Make people breakfast or help people make their own breakfast. Clean up after breakfast. Figure out responsible answers to constant requests for snacks. Figure out what is for lunch. Make people … [Read more...] about i’m over the gathering part
I've already been driving my kids nuts because: "The mooost wonderful tiiiiime of the year" is here! With Thanksgiving, the winter holiday season kicks off in earnest and I AM HERE FOR IT. I go all in: decorations, baking, holiday shows, Christmas carols - the whole nine yards. Starting in October, I've been scouring and clipping from the Thanksgiving issues of all … [Read more...] about Host a Toasting Party and Fun Hostess Gifts: My Casual Holiday Entertaining Tips in Southern Living!
Curry was a staple in our household growing up thanks to my dad's Trinidadian background and my mom's Guyanese father and Bajan mother. She also lived in Jamaica for a while which added another element of curry to her repertoire. There is much debate among West Indian cultures about whose curry is the best - I have to admit, I like both. My mom makes her curry with tomato or … [Read more...] about What’s for Dinner This Week: Curry In a Hurry, Baked Potato Bar and Pineapple Porkchops