The Ultimate 2019 Adventure List

The year 2018 was one of the most traveled years I’ve had in a while. I not only traveled to tonnes of new places; but I also embraced and welcomed so many new experiences. And best yet, many of these unexpected experiences were shared with friends old and new. Yet, there were also so many setbacks and a myriad of things that didn’t go according to plan. It’s actually unbelievable that the year ended as well as it did.

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Take the Reins on Your Finances in 2019

Everyone has the dream of financial independence. As children we wish for our own money to buy toys and games. As teenagers we want money to buy clothes, accessories, video games and all the new technology available to us. And the need grows exponentially with our age and our growing wants and responsibilities.

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Go Natural Jamaica: A Healthy Living Oasis in Portland

And that is exactly what Go Natural Jamaica seemed to offer. A chance to escape the strains of life and recuperate in one of my most favourite parishes.

If you’ve read my Boston Beach blog post then you’re already somewhat aware of my love for the parish of Portland. The unmarred, picturesque beauty that lies along Jamaica’s northeast coast. It is beauty personified and a captivating wonder that keeps visitors returning for more of what this gem has to offer.

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NYX Can't Stop Won't Stop Foundation Review

The NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop {Can't stop, won't stop, Rocafella records'cause we, we get down bady, we get down baby} foundation in collaboration with Youtube sensation Alissa Ashley was officially launched and the beauty community was salivating at the lips in sheer anticipation.

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The Best Lessons About Failing

A part of our growth as humans is our ability to reflect and learn from our journeys, our successes and our mistakes. Trial and error creates perfect ways to find the most rewarding things life has to offer and discover new ways to begin again.  The best lessons about failing helps us to grow and evolve.

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Black Radiance Color Perfect Liquid Foundation Review

A few Fridays ago, I decided to take the Black Radiance Color Perfect Liquid foundation for a spin and see how well it would last against the Jamaican year-round heat.

Would it suck it in and hold up like a well-corseted 18th century maiden or would it fall flat like a terrible cabaret singer? Dun dun dun…… Only time would tell.

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5 Amazing Ways to Save Money this Christmas

Unfortunately, with a season like this; there is a high possibility that we will overspend and wake up the next year dreading our empty pockets. We start wondering where has all the money gone?! This little spending elf likes to sneak in along with the good cheer and happiness.

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Colourpop No Filter Foundation Review

High-quality, affordable, stunning makeup…. uhm… yes please. From their super shock shadows, ultra matte lippies and my newest favourite, the No filter concealer; the brand continues to evolve into a cosmetic titan with each passing year. Proving to the world that luxury doesn’t always have to break the bank.

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Unique Summer Vacations You Should Consider

The glorious arrival of June has officially signaled to the masses that the blessed summer season is just about readying to begin. And trust and believe she’s ready to take her rightful place as ruler for the next 3 months. 

Now, if the calendar hasn’t alerted you to this; then I’m sure the blistering and smoldering heat just might be nudging you in the side. Fortunately, with summer, comes another little gem in the form of summer vacations.

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Avocado Natural Hair Mask

About a year and a half ago I started the journey of transitioning my hair back to its all-natural glory. A bit too chicken to actually do the big chop, I opted to cut processing my hair cold turkey and allow my natural lengths the freedom to roam

So I have done some research to solve my budget problems and created a mask for your hair! I have used it several times and obtained healthier, stronger hair that grows. And the best part? Most of the ingredients can be found at home. So here is the recipe and I wish you happy hair days!

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Breath-taking Escape to Boston Beach

Portland is undoubtedly one of my absolute favourite parishes. It actually only comes second to Kingston, my home. Its unmarred setting is just the scenic view needed to refresh your mind, body and spirit.

The vibrancy of the richest blues, the golden sun and ashen brown of the fine but magnificent sand along beautiful mile-long beaches, takes my breath away with each trip.

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10 Surprising Benefits of Smiling

You may scoff at this. You may even laugh at the notion! Well good you’re on the right path to good health. One may never believe all the health benefits of smiling but they are real. Smiling is a great way to make yourself stand out while helping your body to function better. Smile to improve your health, your stress level, and your attractiveness.

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Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin

It’s me! I’m back! With another Book Review to wet your reading appetites. Today I’ll be giving you just a few of my thoughts on the book, Tribes by Seth Godin.

There are probably a myriad of quotes about how our social circle impacts our lives. We’ve heard our parents say them, we’ve heard our teachers say it, we’ve heard them as quotes in movies and we’ve seen them plastered everywhere. Therefore, there’s no denying that at some point in your life, you have probably heard something like this.

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