It is finally citrus season and I could not be happier. All fruit makes me happy, but good citrus is hard to find. When I was younger, my great aunt lived in Florida that had a citrus orchard. She would send boxes of Florida oranges and grapefruits to the chilly Pennsylvania. The fruit was so juicy and sweet. You never needed sugar to sweeten the grapefruit for breakfast. As many of you know I worked at Trader Joe's for almost 8 years and loved it. I became a foodie and start
I have been looking for military jackets for years because I love the look and vintage feel of them. My search took me to farmer’s markets to I. Goldberg in Philly. I could never find a style that worked for me and each one I found was too boxy until now. It amazes me how strong the social media community is. I love to discover small business owners all over the world, and even some in my backyard. I stumbled across Keeper’s Vintage in Baltimore from Instagram. There was a po
A few years ago, I discovered I had adult acne. Throughout my teenage years, I did not suffer from pimples and blemishes. After countless hours of research, I discovered an affordable and natural based regimen that works for my skin. Every weekend, I go to Eastern Market, which is an indoor/ outdoor historical farmer’s market in DC. Local vendors come to sell their goods and produce. Pure Shea Store is an African American owned skincare business that is based in Baltimore, MD
Bright colors make me happy, but it is hard to incorporate them into my wardrobe in the Winter time. I find myself wearing lots of black and gray, and wanted to figure out a cool way to add some blues, yellows and pinks. I have been searching for a patchwork African maxi skirt for several months and found a few on Etsy. However, having issues with size and quality, I was hesitant to buy a skirt online. Every June, the Odunde festival is held on South St. in Philadelphia, PA.