Here’s Why New Restaurants Are on My Summer To-Do List

FOODIE ADVENTURES Summer has arrived and you know what that means, it’s time for all your foodie adventures! Part of my favorite things is getting together with my sister and a couple of friends for brunch or dinner. I must admit, Chanel and I eat a ton of pizza and ramen on the regular. One…

40 Hometown Summer Activities

IN YOUR TOWN June comes around and you’re either lounging on the beaches of Australia, singing If I Can’t Have You to the top of your lungs at a Shawn Mendes concert or leaving the monorail in your Mickey Mouse ears to enter Magic Kingdom. Whether you’re on summer break from uni or a two-week…

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…

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, I’m still discovering things about myself and it all began when I BIG CHOPPED. If you’re wondering what is a “big chop”,…

Cooking Serves Me 5 Warm Life Lessons

SOUTHERN COMFORT Saturday mornings filled with buttermilk pancakes, crispy bacon, perfectly cooked eggs and a side of seasonal fruit jump start our day. Nothing like waking up after a long hard week to something tasty and comforting for the belly. My family and I enjoy eating out but cooking at home really pleases our tummies….

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,…

Eating a Neapolitan Pizza Helped Me Break Ordinary Habits

OUTSIDE THE BOX Did you know bacon-wrapped shrimp etouffee, alfredo pizza, eggplant lasagna, Mahi Mahi soft tacos, Irish potato nachos, sweet chili Asian wings, artichoke-spinach omelette, Italian cream sodas, stromboli and crispy fried alligator tail were all foreign dishes to my food palate? I could run down a longer list but there’s a point to…

Stop Overthinking & Start Taking Action

NO MORE HESITATION! My big cozy chair, hot chai tea and a stack of magazines increases new content ideas on a Monday morning. Spiritual revelations, warm showers, melodic songs by artists like Birdy or an informative podcast feeds my creative thought process. Ideas fill our minds to help us live more abundantly through inspiration. With…

4 Physical Ways to Increase Your Confidence Before the Day Starts

JOYFUL WAKE-UP! No more snoozing, instead of hitting the famous button on your alarm clock, hop out of bed and get your day started. Don’t just drag your feet to the floor. O NO! You must do this with a smile on your face. Unravel from your duvet with an enthusiasm to begin your activities….