This past weekend I took a long train ride to Brooklyners favorite beach, Coney Island. The hour and seventeen minutes are worth it when you’re visiting the Mermaid Parade for the first time. Looking at the beautiful painted faces and bodies covered with glitter gave me nostalgia. I hid underneath a fellow show watcher’s umbrella, hoping it won’t rain all day. Luckily for me, the sun rays shine shortly after, and I got to join the parade without any more rain drops. As much as I begged for Mr.sunshine to stretch out his rays, I felt my mermaid makeup melting. I placed my hand in my purse and searched for the only product I trust to keep my face fresh. Shortly after, I saw a pink and white aerosol bottle and scream YES what will I do without Evian Spray.
Last week I hung out with my cousin who was biting her nails, fussing about prom.She has been fussing about it since the first day she attended school this year.I told her the best time to start shopping for her dress is in January. She looked at me and told me she doesn’t want to commit until March since prom is in May! I explained to her it’s best to start sooner than later when it comes to shopping for a dress that seems red carpet worthy. Then she began to cry what if I don’t find anything that will fit? I responded remember the “Twilight” book/movie craze? She replied, of course, I remember, I was a middle schooler, it wasn’t that long ago! I chuckled, and after agreed with my cousin it wasn’t that long ago. Continue reading