Don’t Cry Over Split Ends

A few days ago, I had a moment of vanity insanity.  After my trip to the salon to get a trim and to shape my afro, I returned home, looked at myself in the mirror and completely fell apart.  My hair was sooooo much shorter than I wanted.  I honestly couldn't believe that I was … Continue reading Don’t Cry Over Split Ends


Buy Black – Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is coming up on us whether we are ready or not.  If you're anything like me and always plan to have all of your shopping done in October (yea right!), but end up scrambling around 2 weeks before Christmas to find the perfect gifts, then I'm here to help help us! I've curated … Continue reading Buy Black – Christmas Gift Guide


In my teenage years, I remember hearing Queen Latifah rapping the lyrics U.N.I.T.Y.  Although her song called for unity among black men and black women, the catchy chorus still rings in my thoughts every now and then, and even more so the last few weeks. Hurricane Harvey hit my home state hard!  I'm a Texan, … Continue reading UNITY

Enough is Enough

Do you ever have a day, week, or even a month, when you don't feel you're "enough?"  You're not smart enough, pretty enough, funny enough, thick enough, skinny enough, or you don't smile enough....If not, then God Bless! I am not a person who has any lack in confidence.  Some may confuse my level of … Continue reading Enough is Enough