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5 Tips For A Great Essence Fest Experience

I spent the 4th of July weekend at Essence Fest 2015. As a first timer, it was an amazing experience. So amazing that it took me almost 2 weeks to recover, part of the reason I’m just getting to this post 🙂 Although the experience was great I learned a few things a long the way that I wanted to pass on to anyone who might be going to future Essence Fests for the first time. Here are 5 Tips…

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5 Things To Do In Grenada

Things To Do in Grenada

Whenever I get the chance to go home to Grenada, I’m always excited. Call me biased, but it is one of the most beautiful places on earth 🙂 Growing up there, it’s easy to take it for granted because you’re accustomed to everything there is to see and do. During my recent visit (like I did on my previous trip), I shared pieces of island life with you on social media. I also got a lot of questions about things…

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Birthday Weekend: Wine Tasting at Sugar Ridge Winery + Our Family Dinner

Last Friday I celebrated my birthday. If you read my Dear Me post  , you will recall me telling my younger self to embrace new experiences. Over the years, my husband & I have made sure that we do just that. We love exploring our “neighborhood”, so this weekend he planned a surprise mini staycaytion to Ennis TX, for a drive in movie and a Wine Tasting at Sugar Ridge Winery . I had mentioned that I wanted to see the Cinderella movie…

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Grenada Vacation Photo Diary Part 2

Grenada Vacation Photo Diary

Before I left for vacation in Grenada, I read a post from one of my favorite bloggers, Marie of GoodLooknOut. I felt like she was peeking into my thoughts LOL. I know you’re probably wondering what on earth her post has to do with vacation photos, right? Her post made the connection between leading a “simple life” and keeping a permanent smile on your face. I was nodding (and smiling) through the entire post. Read the post HERE I’ve always been a fuss free…

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Vacation Hair: Kinky Twists + Maintenance Routine

How to Maintain Kinky Twists

Before I left Dallas for vacation in Grenada, I planned to install some Crochet braids. Due to time constraints, that never happened :/  For the first few days, I “attempted” to wear a twist out but the humidity here just wouldn’t let me be great. My sister began the braid pattern for the Crochet braids but I quickly realized that having hair on my neck was not something I wanted to deal with. We went with plan B. Kinky Twists…

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Grenada Vacation Photo Diary

Grenada Vacation Photo Diary

Sometimes you just have to get away. For the past few days, my husband & I have been in Grenada spending time with our families. For those of you who may not know, we were both born and raised there, and It feels so great to be home. There’s honestly nothing like it 🙂 In this post, I’ll be sharing a few shapshots of what we’ve been up to so far.  It’s been almost 4 years since we’ve been home…

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