Saturday, April 30, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.30.11

This is my last photo of the day for the month of April 2011.

I hope everyone enjoyed this month as much as I did.

I plan on doing this again during the summer.

The photo of the day is of me and my latest hair style!

The curls are back! I love the curly braided style, this is totally my go to style!

Friday, April 29, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.29.11

My bff and I scored free cocktails and a movie for free from GiltCity's site.

The movie we saw was "Something Borrowed" (yes a girly movie) but sometimes a girly movie and 2 glasses of wine are what you need.

Thanks to GiltCity , I had a lovely Friday night.

Check out the trailer...

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.28.11

I had to take a picture of this!

I don't understand why "young men" like to walk around with their asses hanging out.

Why is this the trend?

Isn't this style jail related? Why associate yourself with that?

Ugh... every time I see boys doing this it makes me angry

*shake my fist in the air*

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.27.11

My dearest friend NettaP was given a chance to show and talk about her awesome youtube videos at a group called "Big Screen Little Screen"
- I had a great time and I plan on attending more of these meetups.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.26.11

My mac has been running kind of slow so I purchased some RAM, installed it and things seem to be working okay now.

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.25.11

I had such a great dinner at Otto Restaurant Enoteca Pizza

It was my first time there and I loved it!

I want to back some time next week :)

Dragons & Skulls - Paintings by Cortes & Smalls

Check out the latest video I put together featuring art work by artist
CortesNyc and J Smalls ..


Cortes and John Smalls drawing a large paper backdrop with markers. just like a giant blackbook page.

Artwork by John Smalls and Cortes
Music by Cortes
Video edited by Tameeka Ballance
featuring Model: DeeMya

Sleepy Monday's

Happy Monday All!

I see these two had a wonderful Easter ^_^

Have a good day peeps!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.24.11

Happy Easter!

Or happy zombie day to those of you on twitter and facebook.

Today, I gave in decided to try "peeps".

I do not remember ever liking these famous easter treats.

And it turns out...

I don't like them. :-/ meh

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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.23.11

Need I say more?!

These are kinda gross but it's getting the job done.

I always seem to get sick right after a large social event. ie Sxsw or the katg week

Friday, April 22, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.22.11

Happy Earth Day!

Did you know that Starbucks is giving away free coffee today?!

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.21.11

I can not pass a QR code without scanning it. SMH.

This was in the display window of Club Monaco in Chelsea.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.20.11

Tonight I had the honor of attending the first live show of a podcast I listen to called "Blacking it Up" - the people in the above photo is as follows:

The host (in the middle) Elon James White
To Elon's left is Aaron Freeman
and to Elon's right is Luvvieig

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.19.11

My old Nike's got me thru my first "butt & abs" work out class.

The work-out was great but it was also funny to see the ladies in the gym drool over the super buffed instructor who ended the class by saying "you ladies are tough - love you all."


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*New Beyonce*

Last Friday while at dinner I mentioned to Aldo, Cole, and Patrice that Beyonce had a new song coming out and I couldn't figure out where the beat she is using is from.

Patrice figured it out it's from Major Lazor's "Hold the Line" ...

So I'm predetermined to like this song... damn you Beyonce! damn you!!

It's just music... and I just gotta dance to it.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.18.11

Look at what I got in the mail!!

More SXSW swag from - it's a Tameeka Time iphone cases!


Saturday, April 16, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.16.11

I fell into an absolutely fabulous marathon today..

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.14.11

Some body's got a new Tivo!

I have to thank the lovely NettaP for giving me her SXSW winnings ... I was so close to winning a tivo from but failed and ms netta gave me her tivo.

Did I mention she's amazing? :)
Click on her links and see how great she is :)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Photo of the Day 4.13.11

Ugh! Last night was a rainy mess!

It took me an hour to get a few stops out of Manhattan, I was welcomed by an unfriendly group of Met fans that were headed the same way (see below)

And since there was no train service in both directions (to Queens or back to Manhattan), I ended up taking a cab home ...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.10.11

Sippin' on some chai tea this Sunday and watching replays of Italian soccer games.

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.9.11

I headed to Brooklyn today to take care of some tax business and I've noticed that more and more train stations have these large displays up letting everyone know the exact time the next train will arrive.

I have seen these displays in the past (union square) but now it seems to be everywhere.

I think this helps other impatient New Yorkers like myself.

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Friday, April 8, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.8.11

Before I headed to a fundraiser event for DOBC
I enjoyed a large dish of Carbonara from Vapiano's.

I'm a big bacon fan :)

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.7.11

This little cutie belongs to one of my co-workers, he's so lovable.

Meet "Jackal".

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.6.11

Today was my gym day. I usually do a 45min-1hr classic step class and then 30 minutes on the elliptical machine. I had a great work out today.

Here's a taste of some of the step moves we do in class.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.5.11

Hmm... not sure how I feel about this... it's a sleep aid called Dream Water... I'm not big on taking drinks or pills to fall asleep. But I'll drink a tall cup of coffee or a red bull to stay awake.

If anyone's interested this sleep aid is on sale at your local Duane Reid.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.4.11

Tonight for the first time I hung out at a bar called West 3rd Common, it's near Broadway and Mercer.

I was impressed by the chandelier and not to mention their dry rub wings.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.3.11

I watched a bunch of movies this weekend. I was surprised that I enjoyed 'Zombieland' - it's truly a fun zombie flick.

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Saturday, April 2, 2011

Joe's Pub - You get a makeover!

For the past 2 years I've enjoyed live music at Joe's Pub in NYC.

The vibe is always cool, it always reminds of a jazz club, and I was blown away when I saw Corinne Bailey Rae there awhile back.

The only problem with Joe's Pub is the size and layout.

In February 2010, I purchased tickets to see one of my favorite musicians named Greg Laswell (I can sing you every song from his Three Flights from Alto Nido 2008 album).

I arrived at Joe's Pub which is located in NOHO an hour before the show started and the line was way down the block, by the time I got into the venue, I ended up seeing the performance from the bar in the back. I still enjoyed myself and I sang every song with Greg but I would have loved to sit and watch him perform.

The other day, I was going through some posts on and stumbled upon an article titled; Thank You, Universe: Joe's Pub Gets a Makeover .... I clicked on the link and smiled.... there is hope!

Maybe when I return to see a show I will not feel crammed or have waiters constantly walking past me as they balance drinks and snacks.

Check out Greg Laswell at the show I attended back in 2010:

Photo of the Day - 4.2.11

I stocked up this weekend. I LOVE these oatmeal cookies from Wholefoods.

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Friday, April 1, 2011

Photo of the Day - 4.1.11

I've decided to bring back the idea of posting a photo a day for a month on my blog...I did this blog activity back in May and July. You can check out the photos here:

Tameeka Time - Photo's of the Day {May 2010 & July 2010} or click the photo below:

And with that out of the way, here's my first photo for April 2011.

It was a long Friday and even though I planned on cooking dinner, I gave up and decided to get some dragon rolls and kimchi fried rice topped with an egg ...

Yes I am aware that I'm eating Sushi and Korean rice but I think that's just one luxury of always eating and hanging out in Flushing, Queens :)

This meal came from one of my favorite fast food Japanese / Korean spots in Queens, Roll Zip.

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