Fete ’Til You Sweat - But Keep an Eye on Your Drinks!

February 06, 2020  •  1 Comment
Fete ’Til You Sweat - But Keep an Eye on Your Drinks! By Dr. Nicola Ifill, Ed.D, MPH, M.Sc. The excitement is mounting in my household. In just a matter of days, I will board a flight in San Francisco and fly to my native Trinidad and Tobago to participate in Carnival 2020 activities. Although Carnival Tuesday is the quintessential pinnacle of th...
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Girls Will Shine… Just Let Them!

October 21, 2019  •  4 Comments
Girls Will Shine… Just Let Them! By Nicola Ifill, Ed.D., MPH, M.Sc. A few years ago I sat at lunch in a San Francisco Bay Area restaurant with a male family member. Professionally, he was a ranking government official who worked in the public policy arena. He was quickly recognized by a young man who was a public engineer and worked for the same...
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What I plan to wearing to Thanksgiving dinner? What I plan to eat at Thanksgiving dinner?

November 23, 2016  •  2 Comments
What I plan to wearing to Thanksgiving dinner? For this year's Thanksgiving celebration, I reached for an outfit that's both fashionable and family-approved. The corset was a custom design from Van der Vlugt. The skirt is from Shabby Apple. This skirt was a part of their holiday collection, and it now out of stock, but they have some pretty cute...
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What You Need For An Urban Stylish Picnic

April 12, 2015  •  15 Comments
With spring in full swing, it’s the perfect time to plan a picnic. Spring is such a fantastic season. Not only do the flowers bloom and the grass turns bright green, the weather is simply gorgeous, not too hot and never too cold. This is the perfect excuse to get the girls together on a sunny afternoon and have a picnic. It is the perfect past-time...
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Color Me Pink - Breast Cancer Awareness

October 20, 2014  •  7 Comments
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this month survivors and supporters get the word out about this disease. Despite all the efforts being made, the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s website reports, “While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early...
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