6 Books You Should Read During Black History Month

6 Books You Should Read During Black History Month

February marks the start of Black History Month, a national observance that encourages people to celebrate the achievements of the Black community, reflect on the challenges Black people have faced in this country throughout history as well as the challenges they are still facing today, 

A Year In Review – 2019

A Year In Review – 2019

For me, this year was like coming home. This was the year where I moved to New York as an adult. Where I picked out the cutest, quirkiest and miraculously most spacious apartment with my boyfriend, and started to call Brooklyn home. I have my 

10 Best Gifts To Buy Yourself This Valentine’s Day (Because You Don’t Need A Man To Shop For You)

*~ In the wise words of self-love queen Beyoncé, “I ain’t sorry” for loving myself, spoiling myself or putting myself first. “I woke up like this, flawless” and “I’m so crazy in love.” Want to know my secret to slaying all day every day? Spoil yourself from 

Pretty Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

Well I wasn’t sure when I’d be able to say this, but it’s *~ snowing ~*! I hope you’re all having a wonderful relaxing Tuesday (I’ve been at work, in class and in meetings all day sadly, but can’t wait to get home later and 

Adapt Your Skincare Routine: The Beauty Update You Need To Be Aware Of This Winter

Adapt Your Skincare Routine: The Beauty Update You Need To Be Aware Of This Winter

Lack of exercise and a non-structured diet, combined with the harshness of the colder weather equates to increased sick days and unhealthy skin. It is because of the lack of moisture that makes awareness of proper skincare important during these colder months. “Your skin will end up being dull and dry in the fall and winter if you don’t make an effort to keep it from being that way


If you guys have been following along with me on social media the past few weeks you’ve seen a preview of how awesome NYFW is. It’s a fun and trendy expression of art, philosophy and style that brings together stylish influencers and celebrities from all 

Product of the Week: Downy Wrinkle Releaser Plus

When it comes to doing chores, we all have that one responsibility that gets “accidentally” pushed back until the next week, and the next week, and well, if you really had a say in it, it would probably never get done. It turns out that people who 

Sea Salt Caramel Banana Muffins

And so the banana baking trend continues on CATC! Since the banana bread was such a big hit last week, I stocked up on the ingredients again and was all ready to make a repeat. THEN I remembered that I had delicious hand-made sea salt 

Rethink Sweet With Cake Boss & Whole Earth Sweetener Co.

If you’ve been following along with me on Instagram (@felicia.czo and @theclassycookbook), then you saw that a few weeks ago I was at the Cake Boss Factory in Jersey City, decorating cookies with Buddy Valastro! It has been SO hard to not spill the beans 

Peanut Butter & Banana Overnight Oats

As free time can be sparse during the week the more meal prep you can get done in advance, the better! I’ve started enjoying the wonders of overnight oatmeal – something that can be prepared up to three days before you’re ready to eat it. Not only are the oats incredibly filling, but this recipe is also packed with potassium, fiber and lots of natural sweetness. It is sure to help your day get off on the right foot!