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An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

One of the keystones of the Law of Attraction is Gratitude. In order to bring more blessings in our lives, we must first be grateful for the blessings we already have. So on this Sunday, I want to start reflecting on the blessings in my life Mom + Dad Many of my...

12 Green Sofas and Sectionals On My Radar

12 Green Sofas and Sectionals On My Radar

While I'm patiently waiting to buy my next home that doesn't mean that I can't start playing around with new decor ideas.  Last time I decorated my home, I went very neutral.  I loved the decor but I played it safe, which isn't me.  This time around,...

How To Figure Out Your Side Hustle

How To Figure Out Your Side Hustle

Side Hustle/freelancing culture is steadily gaining momentum year after year.  Job security is a thing of the past and people are realizing that they need to take their futures in the palms of their own hands. There are pros and cons to freelancing but I feel the...

Tights For Any Occasion

Tights For Any Occasion

I love it when it gets cold because I can finally wear my favorite Winter accessory - TIGHTS!! I'm not sure at what age my obsession with tights began. All I remember is one cold morning I had gotten in my mom's car so that she could take me to school. There was just...

3 Lessons I Learned From Auntie Tanqueray

3 Lessons I Learned From Auntie Tanqueray

A few days ago, one of my favorite Instagram accounts called Humans of New York (@humansofny) posted a story of this cute little old black lady.  When I first saw her picture I thought she would regale us with tales of times past and boy did she deliver. “My...

Headwraps for Black Women

Headwraps for Black Women

Around this time every year, I start looking for cute and professional ways to protect my natural hair from the cold plus keep me warm. Headwraps are a great alternative to a winter hat.  From the more traditional headwrap to the updated twist on turbans and...

Losing Weight My Way

Losing Weight My Way

Losing Weight Sucks and I mean really SUCKS!! I feel like I’ve been on some type of diet my entire life. A few years back I went on a diet program, which shall remain nameless, and lost a ton of weight to the tune of around 45lbs.  Yes, I could've lost a few more...

The Discovery Exercise That Helped Me Gain Clarity

The Discovery Exercise That Helped Me Gain Clarity

Ever feel like your life is happening to you rather than you creating it for yourself? A few years back I did an exercise with a life/business coach called the Lifestyle Discovery exercise. This is a discovery process in which you start to visualize the type of life...

Thanksgiving Dish Ideas For Autoimmune Sufferers

Thanksgiving Dish Ideas For Autoimmune Sufferers

This will be the first year that I’ve had to worry about what I am going to eat for Thanksgiving due to my autoimmune issue. Ever since October transitioned into November, I’ve been thinking about how different my Thanksgiving is going be now that I can't eat a lot of...

A Flamingo Inspired Thanksgiving Tablescape

A Flamingo Inspired Thanksgiving Tablescape

Now that Halloween has passed, it’s time to look forward to Thanksgiving. In my last house, I really didn’t host many parties - which I regret.  Sure, I’m an introvert, but I still love having a few family and friends over for a good time. My family and I try to...

Black Artists – Natalie Osborne

Black Artists – Natalie Osborne

You know how you fall down the rabbit hole of scrolling that is Instagram. Then something stops you in your tracks and you just have to go check it out. I came across one of Natalie’s paintings during one of my many scrolling sessions and have been obsessed with her...

Style File No. 4 – The Creative Interview

Style File No. 4 – The Creative Interview

When I decided that I was going to participate in #BlogLikeCrazy, I had high hopes of creating tons and tons of content before the actual challenge started. But, that didn't happen... Partly because I am a big procrastinator and partly because I was preparing for an...

My Life With Hidradenitis Supprativa

My Life With Hidradenitis Supprativa

One night my mom was looking at a show called Mystery Diagnosis.  One of the stories was of this guy who was experiencing the same symptoms I was. You see up until that point I was suffering in silence with an unknown and rare condition.    My mom called me that night...

Take Me Back To Aruba

Take Me Back To Aruba

I use to do a lot of traveling. Then life started taking over and I let traveling fall by the wayside. So, when my sorority sister said she was going to have a destination wedding in Aruba I quickly said, “I’m in!!!” I must admit, I hadn’t realized how much travel has...

Colorful Nursery for A Little Boy

Colorful Nursery for A Little Boy

One of my best friends had a baby boy named Luka.  When she first told me she was pregnant she asked me for my help with ideas on his nursery.   My friend and Luka’s father are an artsy, free-flowing, nature-loving couple.  He builds houses and furniture and she...

Hello November

Hello November

I’m a hypocrite - I tell all my blogging friends that in order to grow your blog you must produce amazing content consistently. But, I’m not consistent with my blog at all. So in order to get better at producing content consistently, I joined a writing community. I...

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