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Love, Loss & Legacy

I was 9 years old when my mom bought home a marble notebook and told me to start writing down my feelings. I was an extremely quiet child who despite having had a complicated childhood, never showed many emotions except for happiness. She’d always catch me in deep thought and the answer, “nothing” when she’d […] Read more…

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Beautiful Brown Girl

Blazer: Forever 21 | Tank: Target | Blouse: Marshalls | Pants: Monc Boutique | Wedges: Dollhouse Like any other woman, there are days when I look in the mirror and am not too pleased with what I see. I’ve picked at myself, over analyzed my features and have spent time obsessing over my body. Thankfully, […] Read more…

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Fathers Day 2014

My husband has never been big on celebrations. Birthdays are just regular days and Holidays are just days off from work (sometimes) that he can sleep. Having been together for almost a decade now, he’s gotten used to me forcing him to celebrate things like his birthday with dinner plans, trips or now a family […] Read more…

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Coola Launches In Ulta!

Coola is an incredible organic sunscreen line started by Chris Birchby. This brand came across my radar last year when I was looking for a sunscreen product safe to use on my family. The Coola Sport Continuous Spray SPF 35 is the product  that initially caught my eye for my husband. While I can lather myself […] Read more…

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ON THE RUN – Naples, FL

Shirt: Merona | Necklace: Dress Barn | Suede Shorts: (similar) | Bag: Louis Vuitton | Sandals: Mossimo On Saturday while preparing to support my friends Naturals In The Sun for International Natural Hair Meet-Up Day, the impossible happened – my mom offered to keep the baby overnight. If you’re a parent, you know that your life […] Read more…

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The Sunflower Skirt

Blazer: F21 | Tank: Old Navy | Skirt: Marshalls | Shoes: Target …so I’m starting a garden. Maybe I’ve been reading too much Oh Dear Drea or have been hanging out in Home Depot too much. Either way, I thought this would be a fun family activity that we can do outdoors without leaving the […] Read more…

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#GIRLBOSS

Necklace: Forever 21 | Shirt: H&M | Bangles: Forever 21 | Camo Pants: Monc Boutique | Sneakers: Jordans I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned it here before, but I’m starting an eco-glam bath & beauty brand called Jolie Bloom. This is something that I’ve wanted to do for years, but have always allowed fear and […] Read more…

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