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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Love + Relationships | Battling With Trust Issues? 10 Lessons On Rebuilding + Loving Again

Everyone has been there. Experienced that. Been hurt by this. Hurt by that — and it all revolved around those little pesty “trust issues”. Decide that you no longer want to battle with that thing called trust. First, Believe you deserve love…  …and everything will be just fine.  I’ve had my share of dating over […]

[How To] Weekend Dinner Idea: Turkey & Veggie Stuffed Peppers – The Clean Eating Way

A couple of weeks ago, I made the best stuffed peppers. Now that we’re on this clean eating journey, I’m always looking for new dishes to make opposed to the salmon and chicken breasts meals; and with the added asparagus and zucchini. Though I look for new ways and new seasonings for those ordinary meals, […]

[Hair Pictures] Loc Baby: It’s Been 2 Months For My Babies!

2 months in, and 2 words = FRIZZY MESS! I guess some people may call this the “ugly stage”, but geeze Louise, this stuff is all over the place. To me, I really wouldn’t say it’s the ugly phase because oddly, I still get compliments on my hair, daily. I’m like “What, huh? Okay, thank […]

Mystery Solved… After a Month, I Finally Found the Gorgeous Kimlayn — My LocSpiration

A month ago, I abruptly gave in to the decision to loc my hair… and this is why — Out of all my 3 years of being a natural head, I’ve NEVER had a hairspiration. Meaning, I never found that one model, celebrity, or random person that I just wanted my hair to reflect, OR […]

Beauty + Style | The Radiant Look Can Be Achieved!

Yes! The radiant look. One that we’re all so desperate to achieve, but one that just seems a far cry away for so many of us. To look radiant means your look fresh, you’re glowing, you’re happy, and it can even boil down to how your hair looks! But we all know that this look […]

Lifestyle | The Importance of Creating a Bucket List

The Importance of Creating a Bucket List Having a healthy balance in life is one of the best feelings you can have. Although downtime and relaxation are necessary sometimes, you also want to make sure that your life is meaningful and that you accomplish the goals you want to achieve. A bucket list is the […]

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 […]

100 In a Year Project Series | #2 Lay Down On the Grass + Stare At the Stars

I’d like to first begin this one by saying it was well thought out. Again, one of those moments when I jumped at something because it excited my spirit and seemed totally worth it. One thing about this 100 In a Year Series is taking on the idea of “adventure” in so, so many ways. […]

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 […]

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 […]