Motherhood Out Loud: Not Just For Moms!

Call me crazy but ever since I was a little girl, I wanted children -- specifically a boy for the first-born.  At the tender age of 21, I found out I was pregnant and no, it was not planned but I was gleaming with joy. I like to say my son matured me. He made me realize that I was no longer first, it was him, and I had no problem whatsoever. Even though it took me until I got home to fall in love with him, he was my real-life doll.  I dressed him, played with him, took him to the park (which … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Two Tickets to See Hansel & Gretel at the MET Opera

The Metropolitan Opera will be featuring a fantastic show called Hansel and Gretel at the Lincoln Center for The Performing Arts.   I've known the story about Hansel and Gretel since I was a little girl  so I was super excited when I was sent tickets to see the show. The show will be available for only a limited time, just in time for the holidays.  The first showing will be on December 14th and will last for only seven more shows. I am proud to announce that one lucky New York Chica … [Read more...]

Broke-ology | A Must See Play!

My mom and I recently went to see Broke-ology. Never heard of it?  It's basically a fantastic play about a family that goes through life in the ghetto streets of Kansas City and they try to figure out what to do with their future.  Drama happens here and there but they stick together as a family, no matter what. The play is directed by the same person that directed "In the Heights" (another great play), Thomas Kail. After hearing so many great things about the play, I was really excited … [Read more...]