If you've been following any of my social media (especially my Pinterest) you will know- I finally got my own apartment! Don't worry, a tour has been filmed and I promise they will grace the dusty Youtube channel soon, but I thought today's post would be a helpful-how to until then.1. Body Pillow No matter … Continue reading 5 Apartment Must-Haves for Girls Who Live Alone.
Hello Beautiful People of the Internet! After my sudden and intense spiral into the niche of lifestyle blog posts, I descided, hey, you buys might wanna get to know the person giving all these thoughts and advice (to be taken with a grain of salt, of course). I descided to grace you guys with the … Continue reading The Get to Know me Tag!
It always starts with the hair. Whether its real, or fake, or both, how much is either and finally, if they can touch it. Oh the world of dating as a black woman. I am not a dating expert, nor do I claim to be, but recent traction on my Instagram led me to this topic … Continue reading Dating as a Black Woman: My experience as a feminist, culturist and helpless romantic
As a millennial, things are a bit more weird for us. We have more education than most of the people who came before us, but some of us still hold older values. These values get really hairy when you mix modern expectations with the older reality, especially in relationships. Your Friends Start to Get Married … Continue reading 5 Ways Your Relationships change in your 20s
Less makeup, Less product, more ME! Letting go of things has always been really hard for me, especially control. Having anxiety makes you acutely aware of how many things you can and can't control, which can be maddening. I love makeup and beauty. It's my way of being creative and it makes me feel pretty and … Continue reading How I learned to be comfortable in my own skin.
For my carry on bag I usually use the Lo and Sons OMG bag. Very durable, very organized, and light weight. Blanket Scarf: Amtrak is infamously cold. I prepare by usually wearing leggings and a mild sweater, but in some cases it just won't do. Actual blankets can sometimes be cumbersome and bulky. This particular … Continue reading What’s in my Carry On: Amtrak Edition
I'm seriously so deeply in love with some of my fitness and holistic finds this week. I've also never known a deeper love than the love between me and prepackages salad Being the complex creature that I am, I love health eating, what I also love is everything fried, covered in cinnamon, glaze and possibly … Continue reading Day 2 & 3: Feed your soul and your body will follow
The idea of tiny bikinis and clear skin were my motivation for todays post. Being that yesterday was super hard and last night's blog post was a bit cryptic, today was great. I woke up feeling really productive doing two loads of laundry, unpacking and....... I picked back up on the bikini series! Yes it's … Continue reading Day 1: Back in the Game and Back to the Bikini Series
This post has probably been on my drive for 3 months under another name. I never quite pieced it together, or had the right words, but in this moment I realized a lot about myself. Before everyone gets excited and suspects my sexual identity to be changing- sorry! Not the story you were expecting. I'm … Continue reading Breakups, Coming out, and how I found myself in 5 Days.
As much of a globe trotter as I am, I love my hometown. No matter where I end up or where I am, pieces of home are important to me. For me, food is comfort. There's nothing like your usual order at your favorite BBQ place or the trying the new guac and chips for … Continue reading My Favorite Birmingham Bites