Tips to Help you Live Brighter Plus Get $75 from Direct Energy

#livebrighter, Direct Energy, Being Melody

As children, through song we were taught to let our little light shine, Rihanna told us to shine bright like a diamond and now Direct Energy wants us to live brighter. In my opinion, the common theme here is living your fullest life. There are many ways you can choose to Live Brighter. You can go green, Read More

Can Earnest Really Save You from Student Loan Despair?


Last week I shared with you all the Ugly Truth about Student Loan Forgiveness programs and basically ended by just telling you to pay your student loans. I hated ended the post that way since I’m more of an optimist and like to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Since I was Read More

Broke on Purpose July 2015 Wrap Up

Broke on Purpose July Pay Off Amount. Broke on Purpose, Being Melody, Debt Diet

I am so excited about the month of August because it’s my birthday month! Unfortunately, my birthday falls on a Monday (how dreadful), but at least it being my birthday will be a silver lining.  With it being the end of the month of course you know I’m going to give you the deets on Read More

The Ugly Truth about Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

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If you’re waiting on the government to come in and swoop away all you student loan debt in one forgiving swoop you may have a long wait on your hands. In the last five months my husband and I have successfully paid off over $13,000 in debt, however, this does not include anything from our Read More

It’s Time for an Ultra Natural Highlight and Contour.

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It’s no secret that I am a MAKE UP FOR EVER fiend! Ever since we got our very own Make Up For Ever boutique in the King of Prussia mall I’ve been all about the brand. I mean who wouldn’t with their amazing formulas, versatile products, and mouth watering pigments. Now I love a good Read More

Sculpt Tank Top Arms with EAS AdvantEdge Carb Control Protein Shakes

EAS Carb Control Protein Shakes (5 of 14)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerInProtein #CollectiveBias So yall know your homegirl has been working out and slowly getting her sexy back. Admittedly, it hasn’t been easy but once I found the programs and workouts that bet fit my lifestyle everything fell into Read More

Create your own Monster Burger with MorningStar Farms Grillers!

Morning Star Grillers, Being Melody, BeingMelody, How to Cook Caramelized Onions #Grillwithatwist , Double Decker Veggie Burger

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrillWithATwist #CollectiveBias No matter the weather, I love the mouth watering taste of food fresh off the grill.  There nothing like that smoked taste to satisfy one’s palette. I consider myself to be an equal-opportunity griller. This means Read More

Curly Top Tapered FroHawk Hairstyle Video Tutorial

BeautifulTextures #HealthyHair Curly Top Tapered FroHawk

In my last post I showed you all some of the newest Natural Hair products that I’d be using from Beautiful Textures. To continue celebrating Healthy Hair Month, I decided to show you all how I use the products by filming a quick tutorial on how I create my Curly Top Frohawk Hair Style.

Keep Your Budget on Track and Save Money with Groupon Coupons


You all know that in addition to being Broke on Purpose I am also a self-proclaimed budgetnista. I love a good scandalous money saving deal and that’s why I teamed up with Groupon to tell you about their new site called GROUPON Coupons! Yes! I do mean the Groupon you’re thinking of. You know the Read More

The Life Lessons I Learned From My Grandmother Over Iced Tea.

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. The memories and opinions are mine alone. #MeAndMyTea #CollectiveBias The sage advice of our ancestors is often times passed down from generation to generation. The stories of times long passed that my Grandmother shared helped shape me into the woman that I’ve grown Read More