#MiaInTheCity: Rustik Tavern

Rustic Tavern is a intimate dimly lit bar with a cozy & laid back feel. Located right in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn right off the G, it is one of the first bars I was introduced to when I moved to New York. With a super cute outdoor patio area, it makes for a great place to gather withContinue reading “#MiaInTheCity: Rustik Tavern”

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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”

Boy Bye: 4 Signs You Should Walk Away

When you are young, dating and exploring life’s many possibilities, your only concern should be you.Your wants, your dreams, your goals, and your standards are all you need to adhere to. There is no need to compromise your needs for anyone or anything at such a volatile time of self growth. I talked before about paying attentionContinue reading “Boy Bye: 4 Signs You Should Walk Away”

Make It Last Forever: How To Maintain Long Distance Friendships

It’s been a whole year since I have graduated from college. Regardless of what my next step was (which was completely unknown), my friends whom I had lived, loved and laughed with for the past four years and I were going to separate. For a while questions plagued us like, “Would we still talk?” andContinue reading “Make It Last Forever: How To Maintain Long Distance Friendships”

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”

Positive Vibrations: 6 Ways to Make Any Situation Positive

You have the power to control your reactions. Sometimes you cannot change your situations , but you can make the decision to make something positive out of it. Basically, these are my tips on how to make any situation a positive one. Accept that shit isn’t perfect “Accepting that things are bad is not positive,Continue reading “Positive Vibrations: 6 Ways to Make Any Situation Positive”