Curls On Curls On Curls

I typically go about 3 months or so in between loc re-twists. During my first year, I went to my loctician every 4 weeks, but that was mainly because I was new to locs and was really afraid of messing them up in any way. A lot of people cringe when I tell them how…

Answers

One of the toughest things I’ve struggled with in life is finding resolve in the questions that aren’t accompanied by an answer. You know, the how’s and why’s in life. For me, sometimes the answers are still only half the battle. If the answers don’t make sense in my mind, then they are just as…

Note to Self

“Without change, there would be no butterflies.” -unknown Signed, The Ebony Butterfly

Long Journey Short

Long journey short… So about a year ago I entered into a very uncomfortable space. I had woken up one too many mornings and I had fallen asleep one too many nights feeling personally unfulfilled. For almost 12 years I’d put myself at the very bottom of my priority list. Between motherhood, marriage & life,…

7 Travel Essentials

Whether you’ve just started traveling or you’ve got several stamps on the book(s) already, keep reading! Both green and seasoned travelers this is for you!¬† No matter the stage of travel you find yourself in, the one thing that all travelers can agree on is, the desire to make the entire process much easier.¬†Once the…

Charlotte

I decided to pick a place on the map that I hadn’t visited and just go there for the weekend. I’d driven through North Carolina and had several layovers there, but I’d never really experienced the city. That is, until this past weekend. Let me just say that I am happy that I did and…

I’m serious this time!

No really. I’m serious. I wanted to insert “lol” but I didn’t, JUST to let you know how serious I am. I am a serial yo-yo when it comes to my weight. Since entering motherhood in 2006, the struggle has been real. I gain. I lose. I gain. I lose. At this point, I’m just…

CARTER’S LOVE

Anyone that has spent time with my son Carter knows a few things: He loves his mommy! He is his mother’s son! He REALLY loves his mommy! It’s so amazing how your children love you differently. I’m not just talking boys vs. girl even though there is a difference between the way the two love….

Peace

Sand beneath my feet Rushing waves near; in sight and sound So blue. So free. I smell the sea. The distant sun covers me in warmth A gentle breeze brushing against my skin My soul responds with the deepest of inhales I take it all in And almost as if I’ll never take that breath…