Plants and Wine

Hey, Y’all! Yesterday, my daughter and I decided to spend our quality time this week repotting Nelson and Yemaya—our two house plants. Nelson before We've had Nelson for more than five years and this is our first time repotting him. Don’t fuss. I know! Why did I name him Nelson? Because my favorite singer is … Continue reading Plants and Wine

Cutting Ties

Hey, Y'all! Have you ever had someone in your life and they suddenly disappeared? They stopped talking to you or coming around. When you reach out to them, they seem distant or don't bother responding. We've all been there. Sometimes people need space. Sometimes their absence in your life is a blessing. People outgrow each … Continue reading Cutting Ties

Beauty Marks

Hey, Ya’ll! Do you ever look at yourself in the mirror and admire the things that make you who you are? Beautiful skin, nice lips, high cheekbones, colorful eyes, etc. You notice the deep-set dimples, perfectly placed mole over your left eye and think, I am something to look at. Often times, we become self-absorbed … Continue reading Beauty Marks

Sometimes In Order to Move Forward, We Have to Look Back.

Hey, Ya’ll! Have you ever stopped to think about how far your life has come? I mean, truly sat down and replayed all the things you've been through and overcome. If not, you should. Why one might ask? The answer is simple. Reflection brings appreciation. When we can look back and reflect on experiences from … Continue reading Sometimes In Order to Move Forward, We Have to Look Back.

Manifestation

Hey, Ya'll! It's Wednesday, my favorite day. Today’s post is dedicated to poetry. For me, Poetry is like a beautiful song for the soul. It has helped me get through some dark times in my life. Filling page after page--journal after journal--with my words has been pivotal; therapeutic. Not only did it broaden my consciousness, … Continue reading Manifestation

We Made It!!

Hey, Ya’ll! If you're reading this post, you are blessed. We made it through another year and are just getting starting with a new one. 2019 is going to be fun, ya'll. This year, I'm dedicating Wednesdays to poetry. It is after all how I begin my writing journey. I was inspired to write this … Continue reading We Made It!!

Ef That!!

Hey, Ya’ll! I'm starting a new segment called 'think about it Tuesday' for my blog at the beginning of the new year. It's something to make us ALL do a little bit of soul-searching. Sometimes, we lose the sense of self due to allowing people, places, and things to dictate who we are or who … Continue reading Ef That!!

I Need A Break Before I BREAK!

Hey, Y’all! Before I der into my original post, I want to tell you something. I'll be 41 in a few weeks. I want you guys to get to know me better as a sign of my appreciation for following, reading, and supporting my blog. Stepping out of your comfort zone to try new something … Continue reading I Need A Break Before I BREAK!

Life Without Regret! Period.

Hey, Ya’ll! I’m back! Did you miss me? I took last week off to rest and do absolutely nothing. Well, that didn't happen. I ended up doing more last week than I planned, but I enjoyed every moment. I went to lunch with my sister and first cousin. We don't get to spend as much … Continue reading Life Without Regret! Period.

What Are You Thankful For?

Hey, Y'all! As the holiday season begins, we are reminded of the things we are blessed with. Our family, our friends and loved ones, our successes as well as our failures. They all define us in some way. Thanksgiving is this Thursday. Why wait until the holiday to share what you're thankful for? Being thankful, … Continue reading What Are You Thankful For?