March, but Hold the Madness

Welcome back to another monthly favorites post! The word of the month is: Renewal. Entertainment T.V. Shows: Snowfall. "It's 1983 and the crack cocaine epidemic is in its infancy in Los Angeles. Ambitious Lucia -- the daughter of a Mexican crime lord who sells marijuana throughout the city -- sees the burgeoning cocaine business as … Continue reading March, but Hold the Madness

Things I Love About Spring and Why

Spring is in the air and I couldn't be happier. The spring equinox occurs on March 20th and the season ends June 20th. Here are some things that I love about springtime and why: Daylight Savings Time. During this time of the year, 'Daylight Savings Time' brings longer days and shorter nights. We do lose … Continue reading Things I Love About Spring and Why

Side Effects of A Non-Affectionate Childhood

I can count on one hand how many times I remember being hugged or held by a parent. I'm not saying my parents didn't love me, I just don't remember being comforted when I really needed it. And whenever I was, it was always my dad. But once I grew up into middle-school ages, it … Continue reading Side Effects of A Non-Affectionate Childhood

Body Care Routine & Feminine Hygiene

"Because cleanliness is next to godliness." When I'm clean, well-moisturized and smellin' good, I automatically feel good. It’s so therapeutic. Here’s how I like to stay “so fresh, so clean-clean”. Body Washes & Soaps Dove - Sensitive Skin Bar Soap, Unscented. Dr. Bronner's - Pure Castile Soap, Baby Unscented.Neutrogena - Body Clear Acne Body Wash, … Continue reading Body Care Routine & Feminine Hygiene

How to Grow Strong Healthy Nails

The treatment of your nails is or should be similar to how you would treat the hair on your head (with care!). Here are my 6 quick tips on how to grow strong healthy nails. Increase your water intake - We all should be drinking at least eight 8ounce glasses of water each day. I … Continue reading How to Grow Strong Healthy Nails

My Skincare Routine

Okay, can we take a moment to applaud Rihanna though?! Her skincare line- Fenty Skin comes out July 31st and I'm hyped. I live for good skincare products. Here is my current step-by-step skincare routine with products included. My skin type/concerns - oily, acne prone, hyper-pigmentation. Before I begin cleansing my face, I always make … Continue reading My Skincare Routine

Cheesesteaks & Tote Bags

Welcome back! It’s July 1st and before we get underway into the month, here’s what I've been loving throughout the month of June in the categories of entertainment, hair & beauty, fashion, food, and health. I'm still contemplating whether I want to bring monthly favorites back regularly or not, as they can be very long … Continue reading Cheesesteaks & Tote Bags

4 Benefits of Journaling

Journaling is defined as to keep a daily record, as of occuring experiences, or observations. It's self examining, reflective entries concerning your private thoughts and feelings (Meah, A). In one of my favorite movies- ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', the main character Benjamin, played by Brad Pitt kept a journal documenting his entire life … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Journaling

My Productive Daily Routine (Pandemic & Unemployed Edition)

Since the corona-virus pandemic hit, I've gone crazy and back about twenty times so far. Ultimately, I've kind of gotten used to staying home and I low key don't miss working. Recently though, the state of Maryland has began the reopening process after being on lock down since mid-March. Before the world opens back up … Continue reading My Productive Daily Routine (Pandemic & Unemployed Edition)

Happy Juneteenth!

Did you know that Juneteenth, also known as 'Freedom Day' for African-Americans in the United States, is still not recognized as a paid federal holiday? but yet, 'Independence Day' is. The irony. On January 1st, 1863, former U.S President- Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation which freed all slaves in America. It wasn't until over … Continue reading Happy Juneteenth!