I guess it's been a good five years (maybe more than that) since I began to explore the various uses of coconut oil. In my quest for more natural living practices, this one seemed to be very practical and beneficial for my family and I. Today, I keep a container in my bathroom and another … Continue reading From the Kitchen to the Bathroom: How Coconut Oil Has Become a Staple in My Home
"So, the "me time" that we thought we were going to get turned out to be of low or poor quality. A total waste of time really." So, my sister was on her way to visit me last week and she didn't have time to make a hair appointment or know where to go, so … Continue reading Why I Will Neva, Eva Spend Hours in a Hair Salon Again. Eva!
This year, I decided that the holidays would be spent very differently than what I am traditionally used to. For the Thanksgiving holiday, I spent time relaxing poolside in Orlando with family. I was not interested in slaving in the kitchen and then begging my kiddos to help clean up afterward. So, it worked out … Continue reading Christmas in Savannah
I am writing this blog post during a perfect time of year for me. My kiddos are away with their dad for a week which means the house is quiet. Meditation music is playing. Candles are lit. My yoga mat is in the middle of the floor. Pure bliss!! Well, today is the first day … Continue reading Expecting Amazing Things in 2017
"We shared stories that demonstrated the strength and courage of women that learn from experiences of the past and forge their own path." Saturday night was an amazing evening full of adult conversation and fun! Several ladies gathered at B. Fulton's Beauty Lounge to meet author, Stacey Covington-Lee and get a sneak peek into some … Continue reading Beauties and Books: An Evening with Stacey Covington-Lee
I wake up and stare as you shine in glory. Whatever! You don’t scare me. You don’t define my past or future. You tried to take my self-esteem. You almost did. I survived. Ha. From the moment you took my scalp, I feared the stares, points, and eyes of sympathy. Some empathy. Take yo tired … Continue reading Bye Alopecia!- A poemstory
"If people are going to see me on social media, I want people to see my real life, the good, bad, and ugly of it all because human perfection is not beautiful, it's a lie." I gotta give it to Alicia Keys. It takes character to decide to ditch make up in an industry as … Continue reading Social Media Authenticity: The reason I didn’t have my husband remove the unflattering pic of me on his FB page
No, the phenomenal gymnast, Gabby Douglas doesn’t know me from a can of paint and I have been given no permissions to speak on her behalf. I am truly taking liberties. In 2012 Gabby Douglas became the first African American woman to win all-around Olympic gold. She performed like no other ever had. I was … Continue reading On Behalf Of Gabby Douglas – Screw You!
A few weeks ago, I went by Concoction the Work_shop. Owned by designer Charla Ruschelle, Concoction is a spot where you can find custom made pieces by local designers, including Charla herself. In a place like Atlanta, where women are always looking to be on the cutting edge of fashion, Concoction offers the perfect opportunity … Continue reading Entrepreneurship, Businesswomen, and How We Should Raise Our Standards
Listening to Jill Scott is my medicine. Her songs are my love potion. Her lyrics give me life. The words are like attending a spoken word event on steroids. Just like every woman who has ever loved, her heart is pure and her emotions spill from her soul. Her voice is flawless. When she sings, … Continue reading I Wanna Be Free Like Jill Scott!