Fall TableScape

Fall Tablescape Green and Gold

If you follow me on Instagram then you know, I do a little dibbling and dabbling in the home reno/diy/What was I thinking category. Just this summer the hubs and I ripped out one of the randomly placedd cabinets in our kitchen and built a banquette. I was supposed to share this with you guys Read More

Go Confidently with the New At Home Jolen Creme Bleach Kit

#goconfidently Jolen

The subject of bleaching facial hair is often not discussed among women of color unless you are of a lighter complexion. When I was young I basically learned how to shave and self taught myself how to tweeze. Being that I am brown skinned with almost non existent facial hair I’ve never had to really Read More

Upgrade your Water with Crystal Light Drink Mixes!

Crystal Light Pure Lemonade with Truvia

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.   One of the biggest misconceptions to weight loss is that you have to give up everything that actually taste good. Of course, you have to cut back on a few indulgences like fatty foods, sugary drinks, and of Read More

Weight Loss Journey Two Week Update

Second Week Weight Loss Results

Okay so I’ve been doing this weight loss thing for about two weeks now and I promised updates along the way. First lets start with my routine. Monday-Thursday I’ve been hitting the gym or my living room for 5am workouts. All workouts consist of weight training and cardio and I’ve been doing a lot of Read More

Ten Things to do This Month.

S T A R T

  I’ve never been a big list writer. It would honestly probably make my life immensely easier but I kind of like to rely on the ol noggin for helping me keep track of what’s what. This month I decided to write out a list of 10 things I wanted to do that would help Read More

Hearty Vegetable and Feta Frittatas

Veggie and Feta Fritattas

Since I’m back on my health kick I knew I needed something else besides my lean shakes to have in the morning. My Lean shakes are great for when I’m in a rush and I want to have breakfast on the train but now that I’ve been getting up at 4:30am for my morning workouts Read More

Adjusting to Weight loss in my Thirties

Workout Gear

My body definitely isn’t what it used to be. Realizing this and learning to accept it has been the hardest thing for me to grasp mentally. I’ve always been pretty confident but when I look back at pictures of me sharing my outfit of the day I can’t help but get depressed at how  much Read More

Things I Discovered About Myself This Week.- Growth

Melody Black Hair

Self Reflection, Self Awareness and Self Growth. Eat the Tikka Anna Mae! I’ve never been a big fan of Indian food. This was not due to the fact that I ate something unpleasant but I think more so due to the fact that when I was introduced to it, it wasn’t in a “here try Read More

Things I Discovered About Myself This Week.- Growth

Melody Black Hair

Self Reflection, Self Awareness and Self Growth. Eat the Tikka Anna Mae! I’ve never been a big fan of Indian food. This was not due to the fact that I ate something unpleasant but I think more so due to the fact that when I was introduced to it, it wasn’t in a “here try Read More

The Husband Cooks: Chipotle Bacon Salmon Sliders

Chipotle Salmon Sliders

When my husband and I first moved in together we decided upon a cooking schedule were we each cook three days a week. Since I was all “let me impress my man” I was getting down with the getting down in the kitchen and all he was serving me was baked Chicken breast, brown rice, Read More

Fresh from the Garden: Zucchini Soup

Zucchini Soup

      This summer was the first time I tried my hand at growing my own Zucchini and Squash and I’ll admit it’s been one huge lesson after another. Next year, I think I’m going to stick with Zucchini as it’s proven to be a bit more prolific than the squash and we’ve been Read More

How to be a Beauty Hoarder on a Budget

Beauty, Budget Beauty,

Does the size of beauty or nail stash determine your social status? Do you have a helmer or Ikea Alex unit dedicated to your Nail polish collections? If you do consider yourselves among the elite of beauty hoarders collectors. With the new dawn of social media outlets allowing beauty bloggers to easily share instant picture Read More

25 Must Have Social Media and Blogging Apps!

25 Must Have Social Media and Blogging Apps

  Bloggers, Stylist Photographers, Influencers, and Social Media addicts everywhere  know how important it is to be able to take their work on the go. From being able to log into your desktop remotely to picking the best color scheme to really showcase what you had for lunch  How do you sort through the mess Read More