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Ayesha Curry and the Importance of the 5 Love Languages

Much like the rest of the 8.7 million viewers that watched Red Table Talk last week with the Curry ladies, I too, had an opinion on the 40 second snippet of Ayesha Curry that went viral. As a married woman – hell, as a…

May 15, 2019
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Checking In: Where’s Alana Been?

I know I know. There’s been a nice lapse in between my last blog post and now. I have these seasons where my desire to write is on 1000 and other seasons where it refuses to leave my brain. At the end of the…

February 6, 2019

Wings N Tings: 2nd Annual Lemon Pepper Kick Back STL (Recap)

Stacey Pugh, STL native and founder of  Hunni Pop (digital platform that specializes in everything from brand management to media) hosted the 2nd annual #LemonPepperKickBackSTL. Inspired by Issa Rae’s random Lemon Pepper Kick Back last year, she decided to replicate it and create the…

November 23, 2018

My Wedding Gown Wasn’t My First Choice

I hadn’t been engaged for two seconds before I fell knee-deep into looking at wedding gowns on IG. Granted, I had envisioned my wedding day before, but I would always stop myself before I got too deep in thought because, well, I wasn’t engaged…

October 17, 2018

Mama Lana and Addy Paddy Take Eckert’s Farm

Since wedding planning is officially over and I’ve had a few weeks to settle in, I am being more intentional about the quality time I spend with my ace Addy Paddy. We spent this past Sunday at Eckert’s Millstadt Farm – about 30 minutes…

October 15, 2018

10 Ways to Have a Low-Stress Wedding Day : DNA Love Affair Recap

I’ve officially spent the last 9 months planning out the #DNALoveAffair and I can’t believe the day has already came and went. I tend to call it our “full-term baby.” I was told to enjoy the wedding planning process and every moment the day…

October 10, 2018