Tag: Lifestyle

Summer Entertaining Essentials on Sale

Summer Entertaining Essentials on Sale

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 Summer entertaining is much more fun and versatile because you suddenly don’t have to confine your gatherings to the indoors. Pool parties, patio dinners, and picnics […]

How Coffee Table Books Upgrade your Decor

How Coffee Table Books Upgrade your Decor

Tory Burch in Color | Michelle Obama a Photographic Journey | Places to Go People to See | Something to Food About | Gardenista I use books to decorate throughout my home. The living room is an obvious choice but you’ll also find them in […]

Lagos Photo Diary

Lagos Photo Diary

This post is comprised of photos from last month’s trip to Lagos, Nigeria. It wasn’t practical to lug around my professional camera so all of these photos are from my iPhone, with the exception of some professional photos from my cousin’s wedding at the end. […]

Photo Walk of Central Amsterdam

Photo Walk of Central Amsterdam

On my way to Lagos last month, I had a seven-hour layover in Amsterdam. There was no way I could sit in the airport for that long so I researched and made a plan to explore a bit while there. One of my coworkers frequents […]

5 Bucket List Experiences in Lagos, Nigeria

5 Bucket List Experiences in Lagos, Nigeria

I recently spent time in Lagos, Nigeria celebrating my cousin’s wedding, visiting family, and seeing all I could see. Following are a few “bucket list experiences” I recommend everyone have while visiting Lagos. Ride a Keke A keke is a small, three-wheeled vehicle that can […]

Houston, TX Cupcake Directory

Houston, TX Cupcake Directory

Your local guide to the best cupcake shops in Houston

5 Reasons to Visit Axelrad Beer Garden

5 Reasons to Visit Axelrad Beer Garden

One of my favorite neighborhood spots for people watching, a good drink, and fun with friends

3 Tips to Successfully Transition Jobs

3 Tips to Successfully Transition Jobs

As many of you know, in addition this little blog, I have a corporate career–in human resources, to be specific. I have shared a few work-related tips and tricks on the blog over the years like these 5 corporate health hacks and my work week […]

Where to Dine During Houston Black Restaurant Week

Where to Dine During Houston Black Restaurant Week

It’s almost time for Houston Black Restaurant Week, y’all! This is the third annual installment of a local event that is taking root around the country in other cities such as Atlanta and Oakland. However, we’re talking about Houston Black Restaurant Week today, which is […]

My Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas

My Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas

January 10th officially marked one year as a homeowner in the Historic Third Ward neighborhood of Houston, Texas. My connection to this particular part of town started a long time ago, though. My mom was raised here–my house is actually on the same street as […]