"I’m writing for black people...in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio." The first black woman to be honored with the Nobel Prize for Literature, Toni Morrison, has died at 88 years old. I am still processing this fact. In the midst of my processing, I do not want to wax poetic about the ways in Toni Morrison books impacted my life. It wouldn't serve her or anyone else, and frankly, I am one of many. Also, I've always ... Read More about Five Must-Read Books by Toni Morrison
Be sure to use code "LISA" to save 10% off of your order. The Fumi Collection is limited edition and exclusive to Juviasplace.com Fumi X Juvia's If there's one thing we can count on from Juvia's Place it is the brand's ability to always keep us guessing. Just off the heels of launching their epic complexion collection, the brand has released a truly unprecedented collaboration with Content Creator, Fumi Desalu-Vold (@fumidesaluvold). Indeed in a world where youth and celebrity often place ... Read More about Black Owned Cosmetics Brand, Juvia’s Place, Launches Their First Ever Brand Collaboration w/ 50 Year-Old Beauty Influencer [Fumi X Juvia’s Review]
*This post is sponsored by Dollar General, but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. A Back To School Survival Guide For Mom and Kids! Friends, that time of the year is headed our way sooner than you think, so it's only right that we take a few minutes to A. Breath in preparation for jam-packed schedules and B. Think about what we have to do to make sure both Mom and Kiddos are ready for what's to come. I don't know about you, but I both dread and relish in the back to school ... Read More about A Back To School Survival Guide For Mom and Kids!
This post is sponsored by Pampers Swaddlers at Walmart, but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own 4 Tips for Shared Sibling Room For a Newborn + Older Sibling JB is super excited to be a big brother. Like beyond excited. He kisses my belly every day and asks to “talk” to the baby every night. He just celebrated his 6th birthday yesterday and was disappointed to discover that his birthday did not bring his new sibling. “I thought you said the baby would come when I’m ... Read More about 4 Tips for Creating a Cool Shared Sibling Room For a Newborn + Older Sibling
While many people will claim that how a woman looks should be the least of her concerns while pregnant, I rebuke that message. Once I got beyond the morning sickness of the first 16 weeks, spending a little time adjusting my beauty routine to support a healthy pregnancy has been really therapeutic for me. I like to look my best, and I'm not too humble to admit that I do look great while pregnant. But, as always, I didn't wake up like this, so I've compiled this short list of some of my pregnancy ... Read More about 5 Glowing Pregnancy Beauty Tips For Expecting Mothers