Kool G Rap and RZA say “cakes” about 34 times in the song of the same name. “Cakes” has an on-point Curtis Mayfield sample with lyrics like “Shaolin gods, we known to stack cakes” and “Yo we divide cakes to rise the stakes.” Those lyrics got me thinking about what could be stacked on top…
I’m not the biggest 50 Cent fan. I am however a fan of rappers that make songs for the ladies. 50 Cent’s song 21 Questions feat. Nate Dogg has a few lyrical gems including “Do you believe me when I tell you, You the one I’m lovin?” and one of my all-time favorite lyrics “I love you…
L.L. Cool J is a man known for his healthy lifestyle. Turns out he turned 49 years old this week. What better way to celebrate his birthday than with some dark chocolate almond cookies. This Hungry Hip-Hop recipe was inspired by the song “Around The Way Girl,” a hit single from his 1990 album Mama Said Knock You…
A journey through Marrakech, the High Atlas Mountains and Casablanca, Morocco.
Learn to Crochet Video: Popcorn Stitch and Bobbles
Travels throughout Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island
I once took a Facebook quiz titled “Which Wu-Tang Member Are You?” According to this quiz, I align with Inspectah Deck, apparently we’re both philosophical. This Hungry Hip-Hop Recipe was inspired by Raekwon, “House of Flying Daggers” and Inspectah Deck’s lyric: “I pop off like a mobster boss. Angel hair with the lobster sauce.”…
Travels throughout Mexico City, Valle de Bravo and Tequisquiapan, Mexico
Free pattern for a handmade fabric laptop sleeve. This sewing pattern will help you create a sleeve to fit the exact dimensions of your laptop!
Amsterdam and Zeist, Netherlands. Barcelona and Stegis, Spain
I was late to J. Cole’s third album Born Sinner, like a year late. I made up for this by listening to it daily for months on end. This Hungry Hip-Hop recipe is inspired by the song “Forbidden Fruit” which features another one of my favorites Kendrick Lamar. The lyric: “Down to the garden, took a…
How to Crochet Video: single crochet backloop only (sc-blo)
Learn to Crochet Video: Lemon Peel Stitch
This is easy to follow crochet pattern will allow you to make your own snazzy crochet mug cozy!
Travels in New Delhi and Udaipur, India
How to Crochet Video: Double Crochet stitch
Learn to Crochet Video: Single Crochet (sc)
Meeting and Event Planner for a group of Executive Directors from 18 countries around the globe which took place in Venice, Italy. Photography is not work related.