Tag Archive: NY

Aug 20

MeJah Books, Inc.

In 1998, a young woman who was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago relocated herself, a son and a daughter from Brooklyn, New York to Claymont, Delaware.  Still grieving from the untimely death of her fiance’ and left alone to raise the small children she decided to become a small business owner. A transplant …

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Jun 30

Chicken Kabobs

What is your favorite grilled food? Mine are kabobs, whether made with chicken, beef, seafood or lamb, I like putting together ingredients for kabobs. My BFF from New Rochelle was visiting this weekend, so in addition to some “girl talk” and a few cold Peach Bellinis, we dined on crabs, shrimp and chicken kabobs. Ingredients: …

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Jun 13

Teenage Volunteerism

Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve! Today, my youngest begins volunteering at the Food Bank of Delaware. It’s so very hard to find summer employment for teenagers these days, and he needs gas money, so I made him a deal.  He will volunteer 3 hours a day, 3 times a week helping to prepare free summer …

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Apr 12

Flea Markets & Swap Meets

Would you consider yourself a Flea Market Fanatic or Swap Meet Maniac if in every state you visited you had to seek out one?   I wouldn’t but I love finding them in my state as well as others that I visit.  The first discovery was in 1976, the year we moved from New Rochelle, …

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Apr 12

Flea Markets & Swap Meets

Would you consider yourself a Flea Market Fanatic or Swap Meet Maniac if in every state you visited you had to seek out one?   I wouldn’t but I love finding them in my state as well as others that I visit.  The first discovery was in 1976, the year we moved from New Rochelle, …

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Mar 05

Snack $avings @DollarTree

Hello Friends, I hope you are having a terrific Tuesday! Recently, I read an article that had suggestions on the products that you should and should not buy at your local Dollar Stores.  I agreed that buying party supplies and paper products was a good idea and with not buying toys which may contain high …

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Mar 02

Why I Liked TVOne's Belle's

TVOne just ended it’s first season of their new sitcom, Belle’s starring veteran actors Ella Joyce, Keith David and  Miguel Nunez as well as Elise Neil and newly minted reality actress and home girl (money earning Mt. Vernon) Tami Roman.  The show is narrated by 12 year old Nadka Alaya as Pam in a role similar …

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Jan 19

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

A few weeks ago I was nominated for another Very Inspiring Blogger Award by The Big Forest, a blogger from the UK whose pictures always delight me.  If in the real world we could present these types of awards to people who we’ve never met but simply enjoy what they represent I think the world …

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Sep 08

$avings At The Salvation Army

I was in Wilmington on Thursday for a doc appointment and afterwards I drove over to The Salvation Army which is located by the train station. As a child I remember my grandmother taking us shopping at a Salvation Army on North Avenue in New Rochelle and it was never fun or exciting. However, when …

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Jun 13

OOTD – Picnic Pattern

Every time I see red and white gingham my mind takes me back to the family picnics we had as a child.  Whether it was at Bear Mountain, NY or Silver Lake, DE  spreading that red and white tablecloth across a dirty wooden table meant a day filled with FOOD, FUN, and FAMILY! One year a bunch …

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