Stop Borrowing Money You Can’t Afford to Pay Back!

“If you want ya LITTLE money come get it” Why do some people get so offended when you become concerned with the whereabouts of money you have loaned to them? Don’t worry I’ll wait here for an answer that makes sense. Do people not know the difference between “borrowed” money and “gifted” money? If you…

Losing My Job Was The Best Thing Ever

I’m sure you read that title and thought “What the hell is wrong with her” but bear with me here. Right after I graduated with my bachelors I was one of those millennials that didn’t have a job and nowhere to go. So I packed my car and went back home to Washington, DC. After…

The Naturalista Hair Show..Recap!

This was the 4th year of the Naturalista Hair Show…. and I had a blast! This event brought together plenty of DMV naturals and there adorable kids! There were plenty of vendors to show from and appearances by some of the top natural hair bloggers. What I wore- A DIY Ankara maxi skirt paired with…

Lessons I learned From Being in A Black Sorority

I always had a blind knowledge that I would join a sorority. Maybe it was after I watched stomp the yard in senior year in high school. I knew I was going to attend an HBCU, pledge a sorority (had no clue which one yet) and win the homecoming step show and fall in love…

Africans Love Fat Shaming

Here I was at my mom’s birthday celebration (having a good ole time since I had my good hair in, see here) as my sister walked in the men at the table (noting our resemblance) asked if I was the older sister. I stated that I was the younger and without hesitation he yelled “How…

Oh Hey It’s My Birthday

27 is not one of those big milestone years but I’m going to celebrate it like it is! As a September 11th kids my birthday has been a little bitter sweet. I am not gonna let anything ruin my birthday. I started my birthday with an after work happy hour with friends at a local…

Maxi Dress, Oh YASSSSSS

This labor day was my mom’s birthday and we celebrated with a small cookout. I have been starting at this dress for a while not knowing when to wear it. This was the perfect occasion! Dress- Susan Fashion (Washington, DC) Let me tell you about this hair!!! I originally purchased this hair from Amazon and…

No, I’m Not Okay!

When was the last time someone asked you if you were OK and you actually answered truthfully? I have always been inspired by those “I can do bad by myself” quotes (insert neckroll and snaps fingers), but as I’m getting older I realized that I actually don’t want to do bad by myself. I want…

How to be a Guest at a Nigerian Wedding

If you have never been to a Nigerian/African wedding you are truly missing out on a good treat! I will do my best to describe one for you! First- your outfit. you can not show up to any African function half stepping! Your outfit needs to be tight! Typically the bride selects a fabric that…

One Brand Outfit- Justfab

I still can’t believe this whole outfit is from Justfab!!! I have been a member of Justfab since college and I initially joined because I always adored Kimora Simmons and for the shoes of course. I have purchased several shoes and bags from them over the years and have always been happy with the quality….

What I wore This Weekend

I have a love and hate relationship with button up shirts, I love them but my boobs hate them, hence why they are always attempting an escape. This linen button up shirt comes from JustFab, it is perfectly light weight and wears well for casual occasions. I paired the shirt with gold shorts from Forever21…

You Pay, I Pay or Dutch

Call me old fashion but when a guy asks me out on a date I expect him to pay. But that’s just me. I met a guy recently from POF and we met for happy hour. We went to TGI Friday’s, which is a very affordable restaurant with pretty good happy hour deals. I ordered a…