True Life : In 2018 I Was Buried

BURIED If I had to choose a word to describe 2018 it would be buried. This year I have been buried physically and mentally , let me explain. I have lived on my own for going on 2 years. It is one of the best experiences I have made but it comes with challenges as…

Living Single & Dating Nightmares

EMBRACING SINGLENESS I’ve been single for a while now. I used to feel bad about how many years but as I’ve matured, I’m like Why Was I Ever?! In your singleness your able to really grow and learn about yourself without commentary or bias from someone that isn’t even your husband. Just imagine , all these…

Sunflower Firsts – Entry #3 (Podcast Interview)

You never know who’s watching. You never know who you inspire. You never know what a simple hello can lead to. I met Quianna when I was working at David’s Bridal, btw I was working 2 retail jobs at the time (no days off!). She was a student at my alma mater GMU and I helped…

Sunflower Firsts – Entry #2

I’m back Sunflowers! I took a much needed month break from the blog to just focus on what’s next for me. I’m back, right in time for Mental Health Awareness Month, pumped up and excited about what is store for my life, the blog, and beyond ! FIRST BREAK FROM INSTAGRAM I’ve really never had a…

Sunflower Firsts – Entry #1

FIRST OF ALL So I decided to start a separate series of posts outside of my random twenty something rants. Let’s be real, no one applauds first times once your a grown up. When we were young, there was the first word, step, day of school, award, boyfriend, drivers license , etc.  But as soon as…

What 25 and 2017 Taught Me : Bloom Where Planted !

WHAT BLOOM WHERE PLANTED MEANS   Happy New Year!!! & on this day , January 15th , I was born! January starts off a new year and new age for me and let me tell you , its been a competition. The New Year is praised by everyone while a New Age comes with “Your…

We’re All Nola Darling and Here’s Why ?

WHO IS NOLA DARLING ? I’m not even quite sure that Nola knows who she is. But wait… have you watched the new Netflix series ” She’s Gotta Have It”? You probably have your own opinion on who Nola is. To me she is a “woke” twenty something that is #goals in so many ways, except…

Why Rain Brings Flowers

The Rain.  I’ve been rained on for a while now. The past 2 years or so have been filled with a lot of uncertainties, unfulfillment, disappointments, and closed & sealed shut doors. Nonetheless I have a longer list of things I am grateful for, the things that have been lacking are at the forefront of…

No Excuses, Only Execution : The Year of Rise

HAPPY NEW YEAR ! It’s still January so I’m allowed to say that! Welcome to all the new readers and all of my continuous supporters, I truly appreciate you taking the time to read my blog. I also want to give my Sunflowers group a special shout out! They’ve inspired me and given me so many ideas…

You Are Not A Tree… Move!

I know it’s been a while since my last post & I don’t want to make this a pattern. I promise myself to post once a month! DON’T BE A TREE. The title of this post comes from my mentor in my head, Founder/CEO of Curlbox, Myleik Teele. I follow her on snap/insta, listen to…