Hey Curlfriends & Natural Hair Enthusiasts- I've had a few people ask me to share my hair routine and products that I use, so I'm finally making a blog post. Sorry for the delay! First things first: be patient with your curls. It took me years to find what techniques and products work my hair … Continue reading My Wash & Go Curls Routine & Products
Since President Obama eased restrictions on travel to Cuba, American travelers wasted no time making their way to the island. After seeing so many amazing pictures of Cuban vacations flooding my Instagram timeline, I decided to take this year's birthday celebration to Havana! Because Havana is not yet a popular tourist destination, I found it … Continue reading My Havana Birthday: Tips & Suggestions For Cuba Travel 🇨🇺
Ahhh. Jay Z's 4:44 album. So many good one-liners. So many raw emotions that we rarely hear a man acknowledge out loud, let alone Jay Z! Except maybe on "Song Cry"🤔 but nonetheless, I am hear for it. I wish all people, men and women alike, would get more in tune with their emotions. Get … Continue reading “Be Emotionally Available Before You Invite Me Over”
You know exactly who I'm talking about. The "friends" who you can only discuss a handful of topics with or otherwise your business will end up on the evening news. The "friend" that wants you to be everything, everyone and everywhere for them, yet they barely even manage to send you a "how you doing" … Continue reading Fake Friends: How many of us have them?
Ok. You're coming to New Orleans. You've heard that the food is amazing and you can't wait to eat your way through the city, right? You've been warned that many downtown restaurants are tourist traps that brag they have "the best *fill in the blank* in the city" and its usually they don't even rank … Continue reading Just In Time For Essence Fest: NOLA from a Local Perspective
Spring has finally sprung! Time to officially do some spring cleaning! If you're a hoarder, a first-time purger, or just finding it hard to part with a few items- this may not be as exciting for you as it is for me! So I'm here to help with some tips to ease the pain of … Continue reading 5 Tips To Make Purging Less Painful
🎵It's been a long time...(three months to be exact) ...I shouldn't have left ya...🎵 I plan to do better ya'll!!! I hope that 2017 has been off to a great start for each and every one of you. Ultimately, this podcast is something that I think is quite fittingly appropriate for my first blog/podcast entry … Continue reading Let That Shit Go!!!
My previous post, "When It Comes To Settling, Where Do You Stand", garnered some great comments and conversation starters. One comment that I received was that "we often see the flaws in others without acknowledging our issues" and suggested a "companion post" to my previous post about "becoming the right person" instead of, or while … Continue reading “You Don’t Attract What You Want, You Attract What You Are”
On Candace Bushnell's hit series "Sex in the City", Carrie Bradshaw said "Some people are settling down, some people are settling, and some people refuse to settle for less than butterflies." However, can you identify who's who? Where do you stand? And at what point, or age, do you start considering switching teams? As I … Continue reading When It Comes To Settling, Where Do You Stand?
Why do we do it to ourselves? We have all been guilty at some point or another. Taking on other people's problems as our own. Or going out of our way to try to "help" someone, knowing good and well that we can't fix what they started. But we try anyway. At the expense of our peace … Continue reading Not My Monkeys, Not My Circus