Lifestyle | Bringin’ It Back — 100 In a Year: A List Of Fun, Engaging + Spontaneous ISH To Do In One Year’s Time

If you’ve been following my blog for a couple of years, then this is nothing new to you. I started this project (100 In a Year) within my first year of blogging back in 2012. Around that time, I was in my last year of graduate school and simply living life in a city where […]

Good Eats | Pop This, Something Cooling For the Weather

Written by: LaTonya Miller Follow her on twitter: @latonyam247 I had planned for today’s blog to be about one of my favorite oils. But as I stepped outside after work yesterday afternoon, I got sucker punched, jabbed, and suffered a nearly breathtaking body blow from the unrelenting heat. I was instantly persuaded to, no, whipped […]

Good Eats | 3 Veggie Burger Recipes To Try + Tips!

I know, I know what you’re thinking. Ugh —- veggie burgers. Like, really? YES, really! Calm down, chill for just a second. Some burger companies make some really awesome veggie sandwiches — THAT will make you think twice before stuffing your stomach full of ummmm, fatty beef. When you think of the summer time, you […]

Celebrity Interview | Devon Werkheiser Talks New EP “I Am” + His Transition From Nickelodeon To Committed Artist

Born and raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, Devon Werkheiser found his passion for performing at an early age, starting in musical theater at age 7, followed by commercials, TV and film. He developed his skills as a singer/songwriter after being signed to Universal Music at age 16 and working with many well-known songwriters around LA. As […]

Lifestyle | Vacation Season — 10 Hangover Tips & Remedies That Work

*This article is not intended to provide medical advice. The best thing about diving into a potential drunken evening, is knowing there’s a cure for the morning after. This is vacation season! Don’t wait until your eyes are struggling to open from a night of drinking to begin looking for something to relieve that nausea […]

National Burger Day | Try This Homemade Nom Nom: Bacon + Cheese Stuffed Burger

Who would have thought? Some Americans think this is the most important day of the month! Well we won’t spoil your day and will instead participate by giving you the best recipe for making a traditional American Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Burger. Bacon Double Cheese Stuffed Burger INGREDIENTS 1  1/2 pounds of ground beef 1 […]

Good News | School Reserves Graduation Seat For Student Who Lost Battle To Cancer

“A friend of mine lost his life to cancer back in [the] 8th grade. This is the year he would be graduating. They reserved a seat for him.“ This is what childhood friend, Eldarz (Reddit) wrote in the caption of a heartfelt photo that went viral moments before the graduation. In the photo, a picture of a […]

Celebrity Interview | Jaclyn Betham To Make TV Debut On Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots”

This rising actress who started her acting experience filming shorts “J.A.W.” and “Quiet“, led her to want more, despite her promising professional ballet career. Since the age of 13, new actress Jaclyn Betham has danced for such companies as San Jose Ballet, Houston Ballet, and continued her work with Anaheim Ballet, Luminario Ballet, and the Legion […]

Good Eats | Get the Memorial Marinade Ready – 3 Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes To Try + Slow Cooker Recipes

Happy are those that get to celebrate a 4-day weekend! Memorial Day… which means it’s about time to dish out the meat for marinating and seasoning prep — and can’t leave out the fresh asparagus, zucchini, squash, & broccoli for grilling too. Keep those close by. I have not tried these grilled chicken dishes, (and […]

The Epitome of a Queen: Erykah Badu Shares Her Life’s Lessons + Q.U.E.E.N Video

Black America’s favorite Queen, The Queen of Soul — is at it again, as her TRUE self. Miss Badu as I like to call her, recently sat down at the Red Bull Music Academy’s Presentation that allowed herself to humble her fans by showering them with useful words of wisdom. The presentation, called “A Conversation […]

Parenting + Motherhood | 5 Easy Nesting Nursery DIYs

When you find out you’re expecting a baby, besting is a natural part of the experience. Suddenly you want to clear out, redecorate and get cosy ready for the new arrival. A big part of that is creating your child’s nursery. It’s the first step towards getting ready for your new family and creating a […]

Lifestyle | Body-Positivity + Confidence Tips For the Growing Gal

If you’re not happy with the way you look and are not 100% confident in how you feel — you won’t be the first and you certainly won’t be the last. We live in a society where we’re judged on how we look; the clothes we wear, the make-up we put on and the size […]

Love + Relationships | Get ahead In 2018 With These Dating Tips!

The dating landscape has changed tremendously. An old practice that we value has been changed by new dating practices. It does not mean that we just shove those old dating tips taught to us by our parents. It can still be incorporated to develop your rock-star dating list for the year 2018. This is a […]