THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY LATE JULY Organic tortilla CHIPS, BUT ALL THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS EXPRESSED ARE 100% MY OWN. Why Time with Your Bestie Is So Important, Especially Now We’ve been in an alternate reality for the last 6 months, and like you, I’m over it. I feel as though all I do is mother, and work, and wife, and exist, and it’s, well, not so fun. Then it dawned on me. I love my immediate family, make no mistake, but there's something about spending an afternoon laughing at ... Read More about Why Time with Your Bestie Is So Important, Especially Now
This post is sponsored by Walmart, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Two weeks ago we were still on the fence about what school would look like this year, so I was preparing for in-person instruction. Wishful thinking, I know! For many parents all over the country, however, it's looking like we will be relegated to Pandemic Schooling otherwise known as Quarantine Homeschool. While I'd prefer to send my son to school, his health (and mine) comes first so I've come up with a ... Read More about Homeschool Prep For Parents Who’d Rather Eat Their Young Than Homeschool Them
Listen, when I challenged myself to do wand curls on my natural hair I was prepared for it to look a mess, but no ma'am! Your girl did that! See for yourself: How to do Wand Curls on Natural Hair I received the products used in this tutorial in my Cocotique monthly beauty subscription box. Y’all know I’ve talked about this black-owned subscription box all the time. You get so many full-sized products for natural hair every month so it's definitely worth the spend. If ... Read More about Easy Peasy Wand Curls On Natural Hair [a STEP-BY-STEP Tutorial]
You know, I routinely scoff at "Dear White People" essays. I've always been of the mindset that these folks are fully aware of what's what and that the onus is not on me, a black woman, to tell them how they should comport themselves. However, a recent encounter with a would-be "ally" has even opened my eyes to the many ways in which white people still don't get it. So let me make this plain: 2020 is the year of reparations. We want is owed to us. We want what we deserve. Cut. The. ... Read More about Dear White Allies: It’s Time to Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.
This post is sponsored by Gap but all thoughts and opinions are my own. What to Buy During Gap's Epic Summer sale Listen, I know you're used to seeing me all dressed up but real talk? I'm a t-shirt and jeans kind of gal. Yes, I wear jeans. And the jeans I know will always do me right come from Gap. And whenever I'm shopping online at Gap, usually for jeans, I then inevitably fall victim to their entire women's collection, boys collection, and now baby collection. I mean, ... Read More about 10+ Items You Need to Buy During Gap’s MAJOR Summer Sale