What is Blogging? Why You Should Blog in 2021

What is Blogging? Why You Should Blog in 2021

As a Jamaican Blogger, I began wondering 'what is blogging?' only after I wrote my first post in notes on my phone, started up a site and then published. I didn't read any blogs, except my husband's soccer blog on the regular. That was nearly five years ago. The local blogging community has since grown [...]

I Sent My Daughter Back to Face to Face Classes

I Sent My Daughter Back to Face to Face Classes

My husband and I cautiously made the decision to send our daughter back to face to face classes this January after a few false starts last year. Eventually, hubby and I assessed the situation on an environmental level, on a personal level as individual parents and as a unit, and then incorporated the school's protocols [...]

4 Tips for Fresher, Brighter Laundry

4 Tips for Fresher, Brighter Laundry

Who does want fresher, brighter laundry? It’s the holidays and we know as Jamaicans, Christmas cyah keep inna dutty house.Translation: We can’t celebrate Christmas in a dirty house. One of the consequences of ‘spring’ cleaning is a throng of laundry, stemming from changing curtains, tablecloths, coverings and whatever else you can name. It comes as [...]

What It’s Really Like Being Married to a Doctor

What It’s Really Like Being Married to a Doctor

Being married to a doctor is brutal. Even more so when said doctor is a resident. From the time my husband and I started dating, his professional path was something that I took honest consideration about, among other things. Not to be a brat, but as someone who was a student nurse myself once upon [...]

Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa Review

Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa Review

I celebrated my birthday this past weekend at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa. When the shit hit the fan in March and everything recreational went into lockdown, I wondered if it would carry through until August. Common sense said most likely it would, and though my birthdays are usually spent pretty low-key and [...]

Hubby Guest Post: Spilt Milk on the Coronavirus

Hubby Guest Post: Spilt Milk on the Coronavirus

One Sunday in January 2020 I spilled milk.  Let pause here for a second. You are probably wondering what the fuck does milk have to do with anything? (I’ve put a strike through the word ‘fuck’ just in-case it offended anyone. You don’t have to read that word. Just skip over it as you won’t [...]

How I Ended Up 18 and Nameless: My Position on a Mandatory ID System for Jamaica

How I Ended Up 18 and Nameless: My Position on a Mandatory ID System for Jamaica

The conversation surrounding the fact that Jamaica needs a proper universal identification system has been long and rife with politics. All of that aside, I fully support this position. I'm even more convinced it should be mandatory and sooner rather than later. As far as I am concerned, I have given my biometric data to [...]

Royal DeCameron Club Caribbean Resort Review

Royal DeCameron Club Caribbean Resort Review

Hey guys! As you know the Libra weekend celebrations in the Reid household are now a thing every second week in October. This year, we spent our weekend at Royal Decameron Club Caribbean Resort in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. I chose this hotel for three reasons; Lobby Entrance We really liked Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach. The [...]