Does Failure Really Equal Success?

FAILURE = SUCCESS Students walk the halls of their freshman year at a university to endeavor  life changing experiences. While they’re just entering an elevated school year, I’ve completed my university days. After graduating in 2014 with no attempt to complete a master’s degree, I had an eagerness to start my fashion career. My heart…

First Impressions: Bobbi Boss Lyna Lace Front Teal Bob Wig

TRYING NEW THINGS Remember when I said, you are not your circumstances and that everything happens for a reason? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, catch up here. Some of you know that I dislocated my shoulder nearly 4 weeks ago. My main objective with this obstacle was to remain positive and faithful…

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…

Seriously, What is the Point of a Selfie?

PHOTOGRAPH YOURSELF Selfies in general get a bad rep because it comes across as vain, for instance the critical reception of Kim K. West’s book Selfish, which features tons of her selfies. Many critics found Kim’s book narcissistic and kind of pointless. While her book for some appeared as unnecessary, others valued Selfish and used it…

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….

VOGUE PARODY: 73 Questions with JustNatonya

GET TO KNOW ME VOGUE’s 73 Questions always interested me in learning more about celebrities. From the likes of Michael B. Jordan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Zac Efron and Gigi Hadid, I discovered more down-to-earth facts about the stars making them into the guy or girl next door. How cool someone created a version for bloggers!…

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, 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,…