Lifestyle Changes Over Dieting Any Day.

Me: “You do know it’s raining outside.” Him: ” I won’t be long, just going to meet the guys for a run.”. The conversation ends, what else could I say? He was sticking the fitness goals he set this year and here I was lounging on the couch trying to find the last place I left off in my book. I should go running with him. I should at least make an effort to try and fit into the bridesmaid dress that I need to wear in June. However, it’s raining, and I want to finish my book. I’ll go tomorrow.…

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Why I’m Giving My Mom Flowers While She Can Enjoy Them.

No one ever wants to think about a life without the ones we love. It’s scary to think about not being able to pick up the phone and hear their voice or to ever see their faces again. We’re not promised to be on this earth forever. No matter how hard we try to avoid the topic, it’s something that we have to at one point or another come to terms. Still, I work hard at not putting time limits on people. I purposely don’t remember how old someone is because I don’t like the thought of limiting someone’s time…

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Date Night Must-Haves for Your Loved One and Yourself with Babbleboxx

This post is sponsored by Babbleboxx. All opinions are my own. #BboxxNightIn February 2018 is a jam-packed month. It houses Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, and the release of Marvel’s new Black Panther movie. Admittedly in my household, all three of these things are a pretty big deal, and we’re doing our part to celebrate it. This month I received a Babbleboxx filled with items that embodied the theme “Date Night Fun.” As I thought about how Valentine’s Day is supposed to be all about love, I realized that the items in the box were perfect for spending time with the one you…

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Living Lean Clean and Green in 2018

The word “Self-care has been floating around the interwebs for a while now. Most of the time when you see the word it’s accompanied by the idea of going to the spa or relaxing in a bubble bath. To me, self-care means letting someone else wash and style my hair.  It’s something I could easily do myself, but I enjoyed going to the salon, laughing with the stylist and assistants all while having one of the best scalp massages ever. Some things you just can’t replicate at home no matter how hard you try. Recently I received a  Babbleboxx, which is a…

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Best Culturally Diverse Stock Photo Sites for People of Color

As a blogger, I have invested heavily in stock photos and recently just spent a ridiculous amount of time organizing them all into folders on my portable hard drive. If you’re a fellow blogger like myself or someone interested in starting a blog, you’ll find that stock photos are beneficial when it comes adding visuals to your message. Also, let’s be real, there will be tons of times when you just can’t shoot your own photography for your blog. Unfortunately, even in 2018, as a woman of color finding stock photos that represent me and my audience is not an easy…

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