The blog title is my own play on a Jamaican proverb I grew up hearing. Learn fi dance a yaad before yuh dance abraad. TRANSLATION:Learn to dance at home before you dance abroad. MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: Try perfecting a skill in private before displaying it in public. Well being my unruly self (like my hair) … Continue reading I am Dancing Abroad before I Dance a Yard Thanks to GT Network
I know Jamaica Carnival ended more than a month ago but I had so much work on my plate, I didn't have the time to really sit down & do my experience justice in a blog post. Finally, my work load has eased & I am able to share the joy that was my Carnival Week! Bacchanal … Continue reading #ShannyVal: Carnival in Jamaica (Beach Jouvert)
The word Carnival is what sold me on subscribing to my first Sugarplum box. I don't even remember how I actually discovered this service but I am so glad I did. I am also very happy that my first subscription box EVER was Caribbean based. This box was a collaboration between Sugarplum box (which based is … Continue reading My Sugarplum Box Experience
In November, I was given the pleasure of collaborating with the award winning Entertainment blog 13thStreetPromotions.com on a weekly feature called Mixtape Rave. Mixtape Rave is where I share mixtapes across all genres that I have been enjoying over the past week. If you are a mixtape lover like me you will enjoy this feature! Check out … Continue reading I’m Featured on 13thStreetPromotions!