2022, We’re Ready for You – Ya Girl is Back!

The last time I we spoke I was dishing on how to prepare for your upcoming holiday party here. After that, I went completely MIA (“missing in action”), but hear me out, it was for good cause. The holidays transitioned into one of the most stressful times – my family endured some pivotal changes, and […]

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I Tried Love Wellness’ Clear Skin Probiotics and I Haven’t Looked Back!

I’ve struggled with acne my entire life. When I was a teenager, my face looked like a literal planet. I tried it all – the benzoyl peroxide, the salicylic acid and even apple cider vinegar treatments. Not only did a large amount of the acne “treatments” further irritate my skin, but they also gave birth […]

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Why I Wear Pink: Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I wear pink for my grandmother. I wear pink for my aunts. I wear pink for the survivors. I wear pink for those we lost. I wear pink for those who continue to fight with every ounce of strength, courage and resilience. Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) disclosed that over the past 20 years, there […]

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It’s The Simple Things For Me

I took the day off yesterday. And, Monday as well. I wasn’t sick nor was there was any immediate need for me to take leave. But, I just needed time to recoup. A teensie escape, if you will. Like Miguel said in his 2015 hit song, “I just want the simple things…“ Slow living is […]

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Outgrowing Your Comfort Zone

I live for a good loungewear set (as seen in the picture above). Loungewear sets are easy and they don’t require much effort. All you have to is find some bomb accessories, style up your hair and throw on an eye-catching pair of shoes. But, just like life, “easy” fashion does not always translate into […]

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Life Lately

I’ve been super busy, my loves. My heart ached when I realized I had not posted in a couple weeks. So, I figured I owed my readers a slight glimpse into what’s been keeping me from them. No matter how much you plan and strategize, life remains unpredictable. The unexpected sweeps in and completely alters […]

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Struggles of Breaking Generational Curses and Unlearning “The Culture”

I recently ran across talk show host Funky Dineva’s YouTube video that was so eloquently titled: Black People Have Alot of Unlearning To Do! There, in the thumbnail, was a picture of a Black woman and two small children. Intrigued immediately, I clicked on the link and the message that was conveyed hit harder than […]

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Footprints

Lately, the idea of change has been heavy on my mind. My family and I lost an esteemed loved one who was the glue that somehow held our flock together. I tried to draft a blog post on my feelings early on but each attempt cascaded into a reminder of the sheer shock and pain. […]

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F*ck Your Pride: When Standards (in Love) Fall Short

Every millennial woman was once guilty of having “the list”… Yep, the dreaded list of must-haves that her Prince Charming must obtain before even thinking about asking for her hand in marriage. Some women want a man who absolutely must have a bachelor’s degree, other women want a man who stands nothing shorter than 6 […]

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