A couple of months ago, my sister Natalie wrote about her experience with a company called A Wish For You. This company allows you to personalize gifts to loved ones and friends through a 3-step process with a great price point. Sounds awesome, right? I know! I hit that "like" button on their Instagram page … Continue reading A Wish For You: My Wish Box Experience for a Partner and Mentor
I've been on a break from most things this summer. Like...there was zero motivation to do anything regarding the blog or anything that required too much energy. I just didn't have it in me. I didn't come to fully appreciate mental health really until this summer when I could feel myself falling back into depression. … Continue reading The Summer that Saved My Life
Firstly - HAPPY NEW YEAR! May 2016 be everything sweet! I may have told this story before but I'm telling it again. When I was 7 years old, I was playing on the stairs of my childhood church when I lost my footing and fell down the entire staircase. Thankfully, I was not seriously injured … Continue reading Skinned: My [Incomplete] Journey to Self Love
I wasn't expecting to blog so soon after the last post but the mood kinda hit me right so I had to go with the flow. Most people who have known me for awhile have known that until recently I wore glasses. Thanks to my Mom's genes, glasses have been a necessity for me since the … Continue reading Hidden In Plain Sight
"You're a beautiful girl." - I used to think that this was some underhanded, secret way of someone calling me ugly. It was so basic and it lacked definition, in my undeveloped opinion. And it would always come from adults, not from peers. That messed me up. Before you laugh, hear me out. In my … Continue reading …curves and edges…
It's been too long. Hope you're well. But anyway, let's jump in.Edith Piaf released a song in 1946 entitled "La Vie en Rose", translated to mean "Life in Pink" or roughly translated to "Life through Rose-Colored Glasses". When I was deep into my quest to become a francophile, I started listening to French music and … Continue reading La Vie en Jaune (Life in Yellow)?!?
This blog is based loosely off my experience attending the Charm.Beauty.Fear event hosted by Princess Kut, LLC. Special thanks to Ms. Krystle Maclin (CEO) for hosting an event of this kind, which served as a tremendous source of encouragement to me. CHARM. [chahrm] (noun) 1. a power of pleasing or attracting, as through personality or beauty: charm of manner; the charm of a mountain lake. 2. a trait or feature imparting this power. 3. charms, attractiveness. I sat in my Dad's office … Continue reading CHARM.BEAUTY.fear.
Hi. I'm back...again. I'm on blog #3 and I'm hoping that this time I can remain consistent with it. I want to thank my friend, Jade, who inspired me to get back into the game. She asked me to be a guest blogger on her blog, Fifth Time a Charm, and it reignited the desire for … Continue reading Don’t Call It a Comeback…