You Deserve Some Applause!

I just want to go off script for a bit and say that I have now been writing in/on this website for a little over a year now and it makes me so happy I don’t know what to do! Ever since I was little I have wanted my own space to share my musingsContinue reading “You Deserve Some Applause!”

I needed a Plant Shop – So, I found 50 Black-Owned Plant Shops

Now, y’all know that I usually write my own posts or articles because that’s what I love to do. Recently, I was looking to purchase some plants to make me happy and continue my quest to live as one with nature without having to endure being outside all the time. So, I went online andContinue reading “I needed a Plant Shop – So, I found 50 Black-Owned Plant Shops”

Simone Biles owes you Nothing. Forever.

Watching people post and make comments on Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles for the last few weeks has been very upsetting for me. I have said for a long time that I don’t think that people who have not played team or elite level sports should be able, feel emboldened, to comment on professional athletesContinue reading “Simone Biles owes you Nothing. Forever.”

Pyer Moss Fall 2021 Couture – A Celebration of Black Innovation Past and Present

All hail the baddest and most regal bitch on the planet. May we forever find ourselves in her good graces. Photo via Vogue.com How am I a fan of Pyer Moss? Let me count the ways. From its insistence on embracing Blackness, “heritage, and activism”; to founder and designer Kerbito Jean-Raymond’s dedication to authentic clothing,Continue reading “Pyer Moss Fall 2021 Couture – A Celebration of Black Innovation Past and Present”

Slather me in IXORA Botanical Beauty’s Clear Complexion Brightening Lotion and Lay Me To Rest – A Skincare Review

So, I told y’all I would tell you about my newest moisturizer a few months ago after I tested it out, and I figure since I’m about to order some more I might as well give you an update on how it is saving my life. I bought IXORA Botanical Beauty’s Clear Complexion Brightening LotionContinue reading “Slather me in IXORA Botanical Beauty’s Clear Complexion Brightening Lotion and Lay Me To Rest – A Skincare Review”

The Devil’s Advocate vs. Personhood

Recently, I have been participating in a workshop on race, gender, ability, ethnicity, and other diversity, equity, and inclusion topics. It has been a very rewarding, albiet heavy, series of interactions just due to the nature and the framing of the topics that we have discussed. It also doesn’t help the world around us hasContinue reading “The Devil’s Advocate vs. Personhood”

The Best Nude Shoe – A Running List

I have been obsessed since high school with finding the perfect nude pump and stiletto. I flew very close to the sun in college with a Jessica Simpson patent leather, peep-toe platform heel that was apparently legendary worldwide. So much so that ,I saw a thread on Twitter about it the other day. Alas, thatContinue reading “The Best Nude Shoe – A Running List”

Quickly! How many candles is too many to have in one room?

I counted 9 candles and a heart shaped salt lamp in my bedroom alone. Is that excessive? What is your favorite brand of candle and what is your favorite candle that they sell so I can add them to my list of candles to burn? I’ve linked some of the candles that I have beenContinue reading “Quickly! How many candles is too many to have in one room?”

The Beginning is a little bit Messy

Photo via @bluethegreat on Instagram. Art is “Flip-Flag” by Brian Blue. 2016 For the past three Thursdays I have had something ready to post but for the past three Thursdays I have not felt that my articles fit the tone of this country and all of the thoughts that have been swirling around in myContinue reading “The Beginning is a little bit Messy”

Kobe

Photo via the New Yorker I was walking into my favorite restaurant with my family when I found out that Kobe died. It was early afternoon and I stopped in the middle of the crosswalk reading and reading the sentence over and over looking for a different conclusion. I scoured the internet looking for corroboratingContinue reading “Kobe”