Trina

Hi, I'm Trina . I have always had interest in fashion, cuisine, and of course reading. My cousin will certainly force me to watch all the cooking shows that were on TV. She is a chef and a real DIY kind of gal. Now I'm glued to the art of cooking, although I am not anybody's chef! My love of travel came much later when my friend, Carlotta reintroduced me to it. She travels as often as one will brush their teeth! It is a treat to have soaps, handmade jewelry, and apparel from all over the world! Cultural awareness goes without saying. Ten facts about me. 1. I am super spontaneous. This is a curse and a blessing. 2. Like most girls, I am obsessed with shoes. I even have a whole room full of them. 3. I've been a vegetarian for a very long time, but I'm always surprised to see the whole meat vs non meat debate. Eat what you want. Respect me as I do the same. 4. .In fourth grade"my teacher' suggested I become a writer. She was the first teacher to do so, but not the last! 5. I majored in creative writing in high school. Listening to other people talk about how hard it is, is how I strayed away. (Do not listen to people killing your dreams) 6. I am obsessed with hot sauces, the hotter the better. Although, I admit some have recently almost took me out. (Can I have some water, some soy milk?) 7. I secretly wish I can clone my cat, and everything else I love. 8. I like cooking, but did not start until I was 20. 9. I rarely make announcements, most people figure out what happened later. 10.. My grandma had/has an incredible fashion sense. I absolutely played with her cosmetics, costume jewelry, shoes, and everything from a young age. She had got a magazine subscription to "YM" from fourth grade.! The magazine was geared towards high students, but I certainly gained some valuable knowledge from that.

“Always Red”-The perfect Statement lipstick for the Holidays

  Hi guys! I like a red lip all year round. It also happens to be my favorite color. Now that the holidays are here, I’ll be adding at least one more lipstick to my collection. I’m looking at the new Fenty  shade for my needs. Do not be scared to try red.  You can always wipe it off; if you do not love it and try again. I guarantee you that once your find …

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Keeping it $100

  Hey guys. I was browsing YouTube the other day, like we all often do. One particular video title stood out. Lisa ala Mode posted a video titled “I did all my Christmas shopping for $100? What!   I clicked so fast into that video. She shopped for her family (I’m assuming Immediate) at JC Penny’s. Now, I know JCPenny’s is a dope department store with pretty reasonable prices, but still I was amazed. The gifts …

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Grass for dinner! Surviving being a vegetarian at gatherings.

      If you know me, you know I like to eat a lot. This does not include limiting myself to only large heap of salads.  Going to a gathering when you are the only one not eating meat can be a pain. To be honest, it can suck if you are depending on that being stomach savior for the day. It is uncomfortable.  Some people even automatically assume that you are starving yourself. …

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Chic but effortless

I had no intentions of adding yet another coat to my collection (For Fall) this year. I’ve been eyeing this trench coat for a good while. I believe since even last year, however It was on the pricy $ide. Not only that but I did not want anything so high-maintenance like suede. (Dry Cleaners) Once I saw that Banana Republic had their friends and family sale, I hopped over to Rockefeller Center. No exclusion equals …

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Six inches for Brunch

  I had brought these Shoemint shoes,  FOUR years ago.  I also have them in this version . (Poshmark and eBay is of course a good way to get old  items never even worn)  This is the first time they making it out the house.  I simply felt like wearing heels, so I choose these.  This is when shopping your closet comes to play. But let’s be honest, most days anything over a 4 inch …

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