Balancing Act: Juggling your bae and your besties

No one likes the girl that abandons all her friends as soon as she gets a significant other! LITERALLY, NO ONE WILL EVER LIKE THAT GIRL. I’ve dealt with this many times with friends and have even lost some due to it. When I entered into a new relationship last year, I was determined toContinue reading “Balancing Act: Juggling your bae and your besties”

Well, Hello 2017!

Personally, I had a rather roller-coaster year in 2016.  I made the leap to New York, I made a leap to a new job, and I made a leap into a new relationship. All of these happenings left me feeling pretty damn proud of myself. In 2016, I gained a deeper understanding of my ownContinue reading “Well, Hello 2017!”

Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage

My big chop went down on February 22, 2012 in the dorm room of one of my best friends. I knew very early on that my hair was tightly coiled, but it wasn’t until recently that I realized I have some INTENSE shrinkage. Like…a lot. As my hair grew longer, my fro did grow in volume,Continue reading “Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage”

We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball

It is officially (though it doesn’t feel like it) Spring!  High school seniors are committing to colleges and participating in “promposals”,  while college seniors are holding on to the last single “you know what” to give. (You soon to be collge grads might want to check out 6 Tips To Survive The (Post) Grad Struggle).Continue reading “We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball”

Hello Brooklyn, How You Doin?

I know, I know I know. I have gone a while without posting, BUT it was for a good reason. 🙂 In the time between this post and my last, I received an awesome job opportunity and relocated to none other than……… NEW YORK CITY I am now living in Brooklyn and working at aContinue reading “Hello Brooklyn, How You Doin?”

#BlackGirlMagic: Sister to Sister Love 

I was going to write about the incident that happened with my LAST blog post via Twitter that spun into a 5-hour drag session of a man who tried to PLAGIARIZE MY WORK, but then realized there was a much larger message that needed to be highlighted. In the midst of all the pettiness, IContinue reading “#BlackGirlMagic: Sister to Sister Love “

So You Want To Find Bae? 7 Things You Need To Know

Recently, my girlfriends and I have been having some in depth conversations about dating and relationships. At our age, we are starting to see a lot of engagements and babies pop up on our IG and Facebook timelines. To be honest, it makes you think, “What am I doing wrong?” What we have come toContinue reading “So You Want To Find Bae? 7 Things You Need To Know”

Progress in Prayer #BlessUp

I was in the process of writing a post about Tinder (don’t worry, it is still coming) but I felt compelled to talk about something else. Prayer. *0-100…I know* Let me start this off by saying, in no way am I trying to shove my faith down your throat. I am down for whatever worksContinue reading “Progress in Prayer #BlessUp”

Beauty = Booty?

In a day and age where Ayesha Curry gets dragged for saying she prefers to be covered up, it’s clear to say that women are overly sexualized. Videos, social media, and everyday common interactions have shaped society’s idea of beauty. Beauty today comes in the form of a waist trainer and a Brazilian Butt Lift.Continue reading “Beauty = Booty?”