It's FINALLY the season for protective styling. I know many of my fellow naturals are looking for the perfect style to protect and maintain your hair. In case you're new to the natural hair community, a protective style is ANY style that protects your hair from the harsh elements. A protective style for me is not … Continue reading Protective Hairstyles for Winter
I could list a million and one reasons why joining a black sorority was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life, but I'll keep it short. I joined Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incoporated Fall 2012 with 13 other ammmmazzzzing women! One of the questions asked during interviews was "why do you … Continue reading Every beat of my heart. . .
Walk away. Easier said than done. It took me years to build up enough courage to stop allowing others to mistreat me. Especially family. I'm the type, well was the type of person, who would wipe out their bank account to help out family. Would literally be walking around with my account in the negative … Continue reading
Warning: the following content maybe offensive to some. This is my truth and if it doesn't apply to you, don't take it personally. A recent conversation with a "family" member sparked this topic. I'm very opinionated and outspoken when it comes to racism and I am very aware that there are people who don't agree … Continue reading Say it loud! I’m black and I’m proud!
Two words: social media. It can be a great platform to promote yourself, exchange ideas, meet new people, learn about the world, and all that good stuff. However, if one is not careful, you can find yourself sharing too much. There are people who are open books, but I strongly believe there are some things … Continue reading . . .It ain’t for everybody
FINALLY! Waiting for these results was probably the longest 6 weeks of my life. I've always been curious about my roots and decided this would be the perfect Christmas gift to myself. I'm finding it difficult to put my feelings into words. Overjoyed, proud, humbled, excited. I can't seem to find the perfect word. And … Continue reading AncestryDNA Results
Happy new year! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays with their family and friends. I hope you got some much-needed rest and motivation to tackle old and new goals! One of my old, ongoing goals is to read more. More specifically, read more books about black culture and by black authors. So, January's book will … Continue reading Honey and Cocoa Book Club: January’s Book