Trials N Tresses

The Recreation Center for the Natural Hair Community


My Trip To DC: Waffles & The White House

FTC: This post is not sponsored. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  This summer has been one of the best summers I’ve experienced in a long time. I purposely set off at the beginning of the summer to stay as busy as possible doing things that I love or

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My First Trip To Europe On A Teacher Salary

  If you didn’t know that I ventured across the pond this summer… where have you been?!!?! It has literally been smeared over every single bit of social media I have encountered… but don’t fear. If you missed out on my incredible journey I’m going to recap it here for

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Traveling All 50 States: Where To Next?

update: I just booked a 4 day/ 3 night trip to Chicago with a few friends and it is costing me 128.00 for flight/and hotel! Will give more details in my follow travel post! Or you can sign up for our mailing list to ensure you don’t miss this post or any others! I

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My Trip To Arizona: Phoenix & The Grand Canyon

In my quest to hit all 50 states at some point in life I decided to go to Arizona this summer to visit one of my closest friends. I am a full blown New Yorker … and I preface my story with this, but I am also very open minded.

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My Trip To California: Los Angeles & San Diego

I went to California for the first time ever this year to visit my best friend who moved out there a few months ago. She moved to San Diego, but I knew that I wanted to capture everything California had to offer. I landed on a Thursday in San Diego

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1 Day To LA: How To WorkOut While On Vacation

At the beginning of 2015 I made a conscious decision and effort to get back into shape and stay in shape for more than a month. It has been quite a difficult road with many ups and downs (especially because my love for food has dramatically grown), but I’ve managed

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1 Week To LA: Deciding What To Pack For Vacation

I’ve got a little less than a week before I’ll be in California for the first time and I am excited without a doubt. However my absolute least favorite part about vacationing is the packing. I’ve contemplated so many times getting other people to pack for me if I could

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2 Weeks To LA: How To Capitalize On A Staycation

As I approach the two week mark before my travels to the west coast I realize that even the best of frugal finds can still be out of your budget. Does that mean that you can’t enjoy yourself during your free time?Absolutely not! Bring in the STAYCATION! As stated above

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3 Weeks To LA: How To Style Your Wardrobe For Vacation

Moving right along in our travel series we’ll be discussing how to style your wardrobe for vacation. In previous weeks we discussed how to plan vacation activities on a budget, and how to plan vacations on a teacher salary and student debt budget. While all this saving money is important,

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4 Weeks To LA: How to Plan Vacation Activities On A Budget

Last week I shared how to travel on a teacher salary and student loan budget, today we’re talking about what happens when you actually get to your destination. There’s nothing worse than cutting corners and saving all of this money on your flight and lodging accommodations to then go and

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