So, You’re in Your 30’s… Now What?

When I turned 30, I froze. Society told me that, according to its standards, I should be married with children, living in my own home, working a highly-lucrative job with a flourishing bank account while taking endless trips across the globe. … that was not my reality. When I turned 30, I was unmarried with […]

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Runway to Real Way: Jacquemus’ Spring/Summer 2020 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Simon Porte Jacquemus is a visionary. This rising talent’s effortless ability to transform your wardrobe’s most basic pieces into effervescent, sartorial goodness remains unmatched. You can catch his most coveted essentials being uplifted by fashion sweethearts, Hollywood showstoppers and street style connoisseurs everywhere. In this installment of Runway to Real Way, bask in the uber-cool […]

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7 Tips on How to Effectively Work from Home

So, the entire world is in quarantine mode. Hey, coronavirus! Yes, yes… entire countries, schools, daycares, courts, restaurants, offices … you name it, everything is shut down. Not only is the international mood in a state of mass hysteria (and buying up toilet paper like it’s the end of human existence), but a majority of […]

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On the Move: Whisked Away to Krewe of Du Vin‘s Mardi Gras-Themed Gala

**Editor’s Note: Typing with stiletto nails is not my life’s purpose; therefore, due to my current inability to type at a regular speed, this post will be short and sweet. Pray for my fingers ya’ll!** Anywho, I had the absolute pleasure of attending Krewe of Du Vin’s Mardi Gras themed gala last night, and it […]

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Currently Jamming: Mereba

Music plays a pivotal role within my life. Discovering new and up-and-coming artists also gives way for broadening and diversifying my auditory palate. So, it’s no wonder how Mereba became the soundtrack to my current mood and existence. Her ultra-smooth vocals are sweeter than honey, laced over melodic, slow-grooving guitar solos and lyrics that pierce […]

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Sis, Turn Those L’s into Lessons

L’s are “losses”. Losses are inevitable. In fact, I took a few this past week. Big ones. Like any optimist, I always strive to find the silver lining in each negative situation. My thought process races to the point of overthinking and a rabid search for “a plus” overcomes my entire psyche. At that point, […]

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Everyone, meet Chloe!

It finally happened, ya’ll. Everyone, meet Chloe! As a newly-minted dog mom, my spare moments are now encapsulated in managing potty training fiascos, impromptu fetch sessions and weekend vet visits. And, it’s already been one heck of a ride. We’re still in the woods as to figuring out what kind of dog Chloe is, but […]

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It’s 2020, I’m Over Competing.

Why is every aspect in life identified as a competition? I mean, I could care less what Bobby, Vicky and Cindy are doing. I don’t care who has the highest level of education, I don’t care who has the largest house and I certainly don’t give a damn about who others choose to love. People, […]

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Bangin’ Beauty Buys Under $25 – Winter Edition

We all know how expensive ($$$) skincare can be. Of course, the overall goal to maintain that youthful, I woke up like this glow, but there is a certain amount of effort that goes into such upkeep. My personal skin woes have ranged from combating confidence-scarring adult acne to the struggle of balancing an adequate […]

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