How to Survive a Long Distance Marriage.

Long Distance Relationship, Dating, Marriage, Love, Long Distance Relationship, Husband

When my husband told me that he was going to begin traveling with his job I thought nothing of it. To be honest, I reveled in the idea of being able to have some time off from my wifely duties of cooking and having to deal with household stuff immediately. I was excited at the Read More

Three Ways to Jump Start Your Morning Routine.

Five Ways to Jump Start your Mornings #belvita #v8 #breakfast #energy (2)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBreakfastRoutine #CollectiveBias I am not a morning person at all. Sometimes I lay in bed and just contemplate life along with everything else that I need to do. Getting up and mustering some morning energy can be hard. Read More

“Dressy Chic” With Target Style in New Orleans.

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    Top: New York and CompanyLace-Trim Kimono Sleeve Flyaway Jacket JumpSuit: Target Style Black Lace JumpSuit at Target Shoes: Valentino Rockstud Leather s/0 Similar Sunglasses: Versace  Earrings: New York and Company s/o Similar Bangle Set : New York and Company    I’m in New Orleans y’all! It’s amazing how when you put dreams and ideas out into Read More

Day Movie Date and Selma

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One of my goals this year was to get out of the house and stop being a homebody. It’s hard because I love to just lounge around, cuddle with my husband, and do stuff in the house. My husband loves to go to the movies but since I never want to go he stopped going Read More

A Lesson in Grace from my Mother.

Faith, Grace, Mercy, God's Love, Blessings, lessons

Grace is when You get more than You deserve Mercy is when You don’t get exactly what You do deserve -Lonnie Hunter Anyway As humans, we have a tendency to react quickly to situations without fully thinking them all the way through. I am guilty of this as I can often be quick tongue or Read More

My Birth Control Pills Made Me Fat.

Contraceptives, Birth Control, Birth Control Pills, Sex Education, Morning After Pill, Abortion Pill

My Birth Control Pills made me fat. As I stepped on the scale, it was all I could think. It had to be my birth control pills. I was eating healthy healthier. I was going to the gym, and I’d even participated in several Nike Run challenges until I twisted my ankle and was out Read More

Ten Things to Do This Month to Start the New Year.

Ten Things To Do This Month, January, New Years Resolutions, New Years, 2015

Here we are starting a New Year. This is the time when everyone sits down and makes their New Years resolutions and vows to change things that didn’t work in 2014. Sometimes New Year Resolutions can be hard to keep and so instead of posting my resolutions I’ve decided to just go with ten things Read More

Why I’ll Be Sending More Thank You Notes in 2015

Personalized Thank You Cards, Thank You Notes, Wedding Thank You Cards,

Have you ever sat and wondered where the time went? It seems that the days are becoming shorter and the years and coming to an end so much faster than it would in my younger days. I often wonder if my new found notice of the abruptness of time is because I’m constantly glued to Read More

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

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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.

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  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