• Focus on What Really Matters When Planning Your Family

      In the past family and friends would always ask my Husband and I when we planned on having a baby. With me being in Graduate school the idea of bringing a child into the world with my limited contribution to our income coupled with the fact that I didn’t have a normal work schedule… [Continue Reading]

    Focus on What Really Matters When Planning Your Family
  • Lowest Priced Unlimited Plans help #MaxYourTax Return.

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MaxYourTax #CollectiveBias It’s everyone’s er almost everyone’s favorite time of year. Tax Time! For most, this is the time when Uncle Sam actually pays you instead of you paying him. While some people dread Tax Time I feel… [Continue Reading]

    Lowest Priced Unlimited Plans help #MaxYourTax Return.
  • My Birth Control Pills Made Me Fat.

    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… [Continue Reading]

    My Birth Control Pills Made Me Fat.
  • #ReimagineThat and Give Your Shampoo Bottle a New Lease on Life

    I can honestly admit that two times a day I let my imagination run wild. I either giving a concert as an award winning R&B Diva, coming up with my next big plan on how I’m going to kick Sallie Mae out of my house once and for all, or I’m winning an argument against… [Continue Reading]

    #ReimagineThat and Give Your Shampoo Bottle a New Lease on Life
  • Summer Drink Series: Fourth of July Mojitos!

      The Fourth of July is right around the corner so for this week’s Summer Drink Series I decided to do a refreshing drink that you can enjoy with friends as you sit outside and enjoy the pool, great smells wafting from the BBQ, and the squeals of the kids playing in the yard. Mojitos… [Continue Reading]

    Summer Drink Series: Fourth of July Mojitos!

Ten Cruelty-Free Natural Hair Companies You Should Be Trying

Cruelty Free Hair ProductsFI

Going Natural is a huge transition. Women go natural for many different reasons with one main reason being to escape the damage that was caused relaxers and heat styling tools. The first time I went Natural, back in 2009 was due to the fact that wearing my relaxed hair was not conducive to my gym Read More

Michael Todd True Organics SoniClear Review

Soniclear

Skin care isn’t something that I talk about often on the blog however, it is something that I am very big on. The reason why you won’t see much skin care on Being Melody is because it takes me a while to really sit down and review skin care lines. It’s an actual process where Read More

Create Custom Works of Art with your Pets

Jada and Jujubee FunShare Paintings

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareFunshine #CollectiveBias All across my social media timelines I’ve been watching my friends with children get excited about the start of summer and plan out their summer itineraries. Thier plans consist of summer camps, swimming lessons, random trips Read More

May 2015 Broke on Purpose Wrap up and June 2015 Goals.

May Broke on Purpose ResultsFI

  May was an interesting month when it came to our finances. The current debt that we are on as far as our Debt Snowball goes is our Upromise Credit Card which held a balance of $4188. Here’s the breakdown of how we planned to attack it: Minimum Payment: $78 Debt Snowball Payment: $472 Add’l Read More

The Perfect Nude Lipsticks for Medium Brown Skin

Nude Lipsticks Numbered

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with nude/natural shades of lipstick. Don’t get me wrong I still love color, but sometimes I just want to keep it simple which is the look you’ve been seeing in most of my Youtube videos. The important thing to remember is that nude lipstick is like red lipstick in that it Read More

My thoughts on the Motions For Natural Textures Line

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  I’m still on the hunt for a new product line or products to replace my the products in my old regimen. I was recently sent over several products from the Motions Enhance and Define collection that includes products made specifically for natural textured hair. I may be late to the party, but the first Read More