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A Fall Fair: Color Palettes and Frugal Finds

I don’t think I have a favorite color, but more so a favorite color palette. Whether it’s 100 degrees outside or a nice shade of crisp orange and sandy leaves covering the front lawn welcoming the beginning of fall, my go-to colors are pretty…

January 17, 2018
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Recap: My Successes and Struggles of 2017

I don’t know about you, but whenever the end of the year approaches, it sends me straight into reflection mode; borderline reminiscent. Knowing me, I never checked in on myself throughout the year to see how I was doing so consequently, November and December…

December 1, 2017

Why I Chose to Commit to Minimalism

Photo Cred: minimalismlife.com “Tis the season of Netflix and getting lost in a good book” – that was a declaration I made for my winter break off from graduate studies. One of the many films I checked out this past month on Netflix was…

January 10, 2017

6 Things to Consider for Adults Going Back to School

Time has progressively shown the value of education and has proven that the further along you go, the higher your salary will be depending on your profession. There has been an influx of adults choosing to go back to school just to keep up…

August 1, 2016

Black Health Matters-Especially Yours

“I don’t care what the statistics say. This little Black girl believes in the power of prayer as well as counseling and therapy” – this is a status I posted a few months ago to FB and it continues to resonate. In honor of…

May 17, 2016

Baby & Bridal Showers 101: What To Do When it’s Not Your Turn

As an avid Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter scroller, it is almost daily that I come across another engagement or sonogram picture. Of course, I deem these congratulatory moments as they are typically people that I know and I am thoroughly happy for their soon-to-be…

October 31, 2015