My Mom Is Turning 50 And I Am Simply Inspired

Next week my mom is turning 50! I am very excited to celebrate this milestone with her. Since I’ve been a little girl my mom’s been working extremely hard to take care of our family. And now that I’m a mother, I truly appreciate the sacrifices my mom made to ensure that we were provided […]

Dating and Romance In My 20’s: Am I Ready?

Dating as a woman is always complicated. My fear is that it always will be. I’m at an age where the word “dating” understandably doesn’t carry much weight. I’m 20 years old, in my last year of college, and very much focused on myself—as is everyone else around me. But while my peers are focused on ourselves, […]

Girl, You Dated <em>Who?</em>: Tarzan Jesus

Have you ever found yourself being picked up for a date and ending up inside their house? Well, meet Tarzan Jesus, the happy-go-lucky #vanlife hippie who picked up his date from the comforts of his humble abode.  For our first installment of “Girl You Dated Who,” we will be diving into the unexpected misadventures of […]

Take What You Want (Except For My Closet) But Leave My Candles & Plants

As a fairly new plant mom, I’ve come to realize that few things in the world bring me as much joy as my candles and my plants.  Now, I know the title of this piece says “except for my closet”, and that’s because my clothes and shoes are the greatest expressions of my spirit and […]

It’s Women’s Month Every Month So Let’s Celebrate Us Everyday: Starting With My Mom

With all the talk of Women’s History month, I’m constantly being reminded that Black women make the world go ‘round.  Whether in the world of politics or entertainment, we hold on down for us and, meanwhile, everyone else gets to reap the benefits. Black women are Women’s History in all that we’ve endured and accomplished. And I can’t […]

How My Bedroom Became My Sanctuary

How My Bedroom Became My Sanctuary

My obsession with decor began when I was a little girl growing up in my parent’s house and helping my mom re-arrange furniture every other weekend. At the time, I wasn’t very fond of the activity; but the more I did it, the better of an eye I developed for it. Soon it was no […]

Where I’m Going First When Outside Opens Back Up

The first time that I ever traveled was for my second grade class trip to Sacramento, CA. I remember getting to the airport and feeling so tiny standing near baggage claim — but also extremely curious about everything around me. Around that time is also when I first started to notice the excitement my Dad felt whenever […]

The Newbie’s Guide To Plant Parenting

The Newbie's Guide To Plant Parenting

Adding life to your space can be done in so many different ways: A good, deep clean, refreshing your decor and/or, my personal favorite, adding plants are sure fire ways to give a room a new look and feel. Going the plant route might require a little more TLC depending on which plants you gravitate […]