Treat Yourself: Three Simple Ways to Engage in Self-Care

One of my favorite things about being a woman is the innate ability we have to juggle multiple roles and appear to have it altogether. We make sure our family, friends, employer, church and any other affiliation we have are in good shape, but fail to take care of ourselves. We will use all of our strength to make sure we complete our daily to-do lists without putting ourselves on it. As a nurse, I know firsthand how stress can affect your body or quality of life and yet I…

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in BEAUTY, Skincare

Skincare Regimen for Dry Skin

I am not a makeup artist by any means, but I really enjoy wearing it. Putting on makeup has to be one of my favorite hobbies. Fortunately, I have been blessed to go through life with very minimal acne issues, but as I have gotten older, I noticed my skin type went from combination to very dry. During the winter time I would get dry spots in combination with eczema breakouts on my face, so I would avoid makeup altogether. When I did wear makeup, I noticed that it would…

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Quarter-Life Crisis Averted
in Advice, LIFE

Quarter-Life Crisis Averted: Five Things I Learned in my 25th Year

If you remember, I wrote a blog post about having a quarter life crisis a little over a year ago. Now all of those tears quickly dried up because my friends blessed me with a surprise birthday party, but bringing in 25 was hard for me and Chapter 25 of my life may have been one of the most challenging ones I have lived. But any experience I go through, whether good or bad, is alright with meas long as I have been able to walk away with some lesson…

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in Advice, LIFE

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your New Boo

So Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Are you in a new relationship or have a new boo, but unsure of what to get them? Well do not worry because this article is for you! I have created 10 gift and date ideas if you are having difficulty deciding on how to celebrate this holiday dedicated to love and romance. We love your responses, so please let us know if you use any of our ideas and make sure you attach a photo of your gift or you and bae…

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in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

Natural Hair High Puff Tutorial with Locs

When in doubt, many of us put our natural hair in a high puff. Normally I get my hair re-twisted once a month but lately I have been walking around looking like Medusa! My new work schedule makes it hard for me to stick to that solid routine and since I want fresh hair for NYE, I have to resort to one of my “in the meantime” hairstyles. Since I have loose curls from an old style I used with pipe cleaners, I decided to put my hair in a…

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