Primavera por favor

Posted on March 24, 2014

Location: Highland Park Primavera por favor (Spring, PLEASE) This has been the longest winter EVER and I can’t wait for the warm weather!  So, I just had to recreate a bright day indoors and treat myself to my favorite snacks from back in the day, especially an ice cold Goya Malta.  YUMMMM! Fun facts:   Chifles plantain chips are made from all natural ingredients and are a healthy alternative to potato chips. They are gluten free! A tasty snack for those that suffer fromRead More

My thoughts about Dominicans con Rizos

Posted on January 24, 2014

I have been asked quite a bit why I decided to do the segment “Dominicans con Rizos” and here are my reasons.  When I was younger I remember walking by a Dominican hair salon on my block and hearing the loud sounds of the blow dryers and seeing women sitting in a row under huge hairdryers with pink covers protecting their ears. I would watch through the window and see all these women getting they’re hair straightened and wondering “why”?  I meanRead More

Curly Girl Diaries- Episode 1

Posted on January 8, 2014

Heeeeeeeey! I am honored to be the very first segment of the Curly Girl Diaries Project for 2014!  This project was created by my super creative and talented buddy Pete Monsanto of FlyLifeImages. I’m not sure if you all remember him but he was the photographer of my post ‘Impromptu Shoot- NYC’.  Ok so here’s how it all went down.  As I arrived on location, I introduced myself to the lovely makeup artist Nicole Frances and Shayne Brooks filming behind the scene video and stills andRead More