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!”

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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”

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 “

6 Tips To Survive The (Post) Grad Struggle

Now graduation and post grad is a cake walk for some people, but for others like myself, it was absolutely one of the hardest times ever. It’s summer, so I wanted to enjoy my last summer being a college kid, but I also didn’t have a full time offer, and had no money to figureContinue reading “6 Tips To Survive The (Post) Grad Struggle”