Celebrating My 31st Birthday with 31 Lessons Learned

BIRTHDAY GAL TURNS 31! July 7 is my birthday! Yes I was born in 88, which makes me an 80s baby and explains my huge interest in watching Stranger Things right? Speaking of Stranger Things, have you all seen season 3 yet? I’m so late but gathering my white cheddar popcorn with chocolate covered almonds…

Don’t Give Up

POWER THROUGH IT We’re all human and occasionally we have our moments of not feeling our best. You strive to make it to a certain point but all of the sudden things go unplanned. Yea, I know that feeling too. Sometimes insecurities come in and leave me feeling like I should take the easy route….

I Repeat, YOU are NOT Your Circumstances

YOU ARE HERE…FOR NOW Ever wonder why certain things happen? It’s kinda frustrating when you plan something and things don’t work out. That’s life. We encounter so many situations and most of the time they’re unplanned. I believe challenges make life thrilling because overcoming obstacles is victory for the spirit. No matter how much you…

Dark Cherry-Cocoa Coffee Breakfast Smoothie

BREAKFAST DRINK Hit the snooze button one more time before getting up, does that sound like you? Yea me too. Going to bed late the night before means you need those extra minutes of sleep. When you finally decide to rise from the comfort of your sheets, it would be nice to have a quick…

5 Vegan YouTubers Followed By A Non-Vegan

NO MEAT? As a southern-Texan, we take pride in our spicy meat chili with jalapeno cheese cornbread, pulled pork sandwiches, honey BBQ ribs and country fried steaks. Can you tell I’m not vegan? While I enjoy my southern fried cuisine, I do like to eat clean. Clean eating has it’s benefits such as clearing skin…

Embrace the Unknown

UNPREDICTABLE O no I meant to order that maxi dress in an XXL not a LARGE! What if this bohemian peasant dress doesn’t fit right? I’m just not sure. Should I go ahead and cancel the order? I don’t want to deal with the hassle of return fees. Hmmmm….maybe I’ll just wait for it to…

7 Uplifting Reasons Why Women Need to Invest in Good Quality Lingerie

HELLO UNDERWEAR! Everyone needs a support system. Whether your mother becomes the backbone in a tough moment or your best friend defends your honor against a negative tweet, we all need that type of lift and the same goes with your undergarments. Bras and panties might be hidden but those two components are an integral…

A KINKY CURLY AWAKENING

WARM EMBRACE Naturally made and unapologetically me. My connection to my hair is spiritual. When I started going natural, I learned I was becoming more of what God made me. To this day, Iโ€™m still discovering things about myself and it all began when I BIG CHOPPED. If you’re wondering what is a “big chop”,…

31 Compliments to Give Yourself Everyday of the Month

PERSONAL CHEERLEADER Are you someone who easily compliments others with no expectations in return? Kinda rewarding to make people feel good and comfortable in their own skin right? While it’s nice to make family, friends or even strangers smile, you can’t neglect personal happiness either. Complimenting others is an easy job for me; in fact,…

Eat Your Way to Clear Skin

HOLISTIC CHANGES Some doctors and articles say food is not the primary cause of acne. I’ve been told by dermatologists it’s either genetics or cleansing method. While hereditary factors and products play a role, I believe certain foods trigger those vicious little pimples on the face. Being responsible with my skin means not only sticking…