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    New Year, New Dee

    New Year, New Dee

    I’ve been existing completely outside of my comfort zone lately. And it would be nice to say that it was by choice but life has a way of forcing your hand. I can proudly say that my patience dramatically improved because both the husband and the tot have sat on my laaaaaast nerve. In fact, as I write this post,…

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    The Story of Predictable Dee–As Told by BeyoncĂ©

    The Story of Predictable Dee–As Told by BeyoncĂ©

    want to find out what beyoncé, loft sweaters and predictability have in common? Find out by clicking on this link

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    My Postpartum Style

    My Postpartum Style

    I’ve been doing my best to raise my son in the best way I know how and lately it has been dawning on me that I am best able to do this only when I take care of myself. For many months after he was born, I threw myself into taking care of my son. Making sure he was fed,…

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    5 Days In Costa Rica

    5 Days In Costa Rica

    This time last week, I was packing for my trip to Costa Rica.Its kind of incredible how quickly time flies when you are having a good time.  I told you in my previous post that I was meant to travel to Cuba with my friend Hayet Rida. This trip was our makeup attempt but we had the pleasure of being…

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    3 Days in Turks & Caicos

    3 Days in Turks & Caicos

    When your friend asks you to join her on a weekend trip to Turks and Caicos, there is only one appropriate answer. Yes! In my case,  she asked me almost 3 weeks prior to the trip but procrastinating-Dinah said yes, and then promptly forgot to purchase my plane ticket. At the time she asked, tickets were less than $250. Come and…

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    16 Questions You Should Ask Before You Travel to Cuba

    16 Questions You Should Ask Before You Travel to Cuba

    You guys! I cannot begin to explain how amazing my trip to Cuba was. For one it was a chance to unwind with my girls, there was an endless supply of photo opportunities ( super important for a blogger â˜ș) and the lack of internet truly gave me a chance to live in the moment. It was incredible and I…

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    Bloggers’ Guide to Cuba

    Bloggers’ Guide to Cuba

    In October last year, I came across a photo on instagram that a fellow blogger, Hayet Rida, had posted saying that she wanted to go to Cuba. In my random Dinah way, I commented on the photo and said that I wanted to go too! Within minutes, we were DM’ing each other planning to go to Cuba at the beginning of…

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    10 Instagram Worthy Things to Do in Bali

    10 Instagram Worthy Things to Do in Bali

    Raise your hand If the first month of 2017 hit you like a ton of bricks. It’s a new year yal! I cant believe the last time I said anything on here it was 2016. In an attempt to be productive this year,  I decided to it was time to write this long overdue post about my top 10 Instagram worthy…

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    Making a Case For Wearing Your Summer Dress In the Winter

    Making a Case For Wearing Your Summer Dress In the Winter

    It is getting cold outside! But, despite the cold temps, you find yourself eyeing your summer dress wishing you could still wear it. Trust me, I feel your pain. So much so that I came up with a solution to your problem! Lots of people are quick to pack their summer clothes away in the winter time but this translates…

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    JORD Wood Watch

    JORD Wood Watch

    Happy Thursday Loves. Excited to bring you my new favorite winter accessory, the JORD wood watch! When the wood watches representative approached me to review their product, I must admit, I had never seen a wood watch before and I was curious to see how it measured up to my trusted leather strap one. Funny enough, shortly after this, I…

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    13 Tips for Traveling to Ghana

    13 Tips for Traveling to Ghana

    Guys! Im so excited to finally get to tell you about my trip to Ghana! Some of you have been following me for a while, so you already know that I am originally from Ghana. If you just stumbled upon this page, welcome!  It had been several years since I was back in Ghana so I write this post from…

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    Cherry Banana Nut Muffin

    Cherry Banana Nut Muffin

    This post is a direct result of being sick with the flu, craving something sweet and being too weak to venture out into the cold to get it. I have my husband to thank for bringing home his germs😘. For some reinforcement, I decided to invite my neighbor over for a baking party.  Before you chastise me for spreading the…

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    Editing Tips for Better Instagram Photos

    Editing Tips for Better Instagram Photos

    So I’ve gotten a few questions lately about my picture editing process and I thought it might be helpful to put all my answers in one place. One, because I am lazy. Two, because I don’t want to repeat myself 😉 Most of the questions I have relate to my instagram feed so I will limit my feedback to this platform.  One disclaimer before…

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    Hello Sweater Weather !

    Hello Sweater Weather !

    It’s officially Fall yal! For me, this comes with the excitement of pumpkin spice everything, leather jackets, Fall boots, Fall leaves, excuses to cuddle and sweater weather! I’m totally here for all of it especially for Fall fashion. I do find that people are too hasty to make a complete switch from their summer clothing by immediately replacing everything with…

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    Travel Diary: Barcelona, Spain

    Travel Diary: Barcelona, Spain

    I set out to write this blog post last week but my body said “nope”! It had been a long week where my job decided to get their money’s worth with an impossible task list. And with the weather changing, I found myself having to deal with a cold. Then just when I thought the weekend was here to save…

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    How To Change Your Name

    How To Change Your Name

    If you had to spell out 11 letters of your last name to a phone rep just one time, you would want to change your last name too. Changing my name after I got married was supposed to be an “easy” choice. But convenience aside, it was a sad moment when it actually happened.We just celebrated our first wedding anniversary and…

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    Confident In My Skin

    Confident In My Skin

    I stood there in my swimsuit inwardly cringing. We were at Coney Island taking photos for my blog. My friend remarked at how confident l I looked in the photos she was taking. I smiled, but silently asked myself “will I ever see myself how other people see me?” The more I thought about that, the more disappointed I got…

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