Ode to Harlem

There’s no place like Harlem in the summertime. It’s my favorite time of year because everyone is out on the stoops taking in the sun we waited all 7 months of winter for. The kids are splashing through the water that shoots from the busted fire hydrants and laughing uncontrollably. We watch on knowing full well that our water pressure…
Striver's Row, Harlem
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Dating 101: How many is too many? 5 Reasons for Dating Multiple People

Recently I went on an impromptu date. It’s actually been a while since I’ve been on a date. My friend Alicia and I decided to head to Brooklyn for a night of dinner, bar hoping and dancing. There’s this guy, you know the guy, who you always plan to meet up with because you two have amazing chemistry but it…
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BLOGGING: Money, Morals and What I Wish Brands Knew

I’m having one of those days. I’ve already texted Jen who I usually go to when I’m feeling pangs of defeat stemming from blogging. I just heard that a blogger got a five figure huge campaign. This has to be like the 3rd campaign in a matter of a week that I’ve heard about through the grapevine paying out huge…
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Life is short…buy the shoes and eat cake too

So I have been literally been stalking these Chanel Pearl Mules since they bursts on the scene 2 years ago. Yes, it’s been that long. I usually don’t have too much of an issue finding shoes in my size that are true American sizing, but unfortunately I love luxury shoes, most of which are made in Italy where sizing can…
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How to Become a Morning Person

LIGHT I wouldn’t classify myself as a morning or night person. I’m actually at 4pm person. Mainly because I like the way the light bounces off the hardwood floors and walls and floods my living room during that time. I like being able to see the rays of sunshine and often sit on my couch at just the right angle…
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Started from the bottom…

In a recent post I wrote about how much I spent in a week in New York City, and it was not a little bit of money. For some reason I feel the need to explain that it was not always this way and I worked extremely hard against a number of odds to even be here. I always had…
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