Sistas How Ya’ll Feel?A Self Love Check-In

As a child, I remember my day dreams always consisted of me being someone different. With all the entertainment on television and pictures in magazines; the ideal beauty standard was clear. Thin. White. Flat butts. Busty. When there was representation of Black women; the standard was also very clear. Light Skin.Slim.Curvy. Busty. Voluptuous rear end.…

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Does What We Eat Really Matter?

I remember a time when I never really consciously considered what I ate outside of “does this taste good?” Growing up in a large family, food was a necessity and my parents main concern was balance and buying what they could afford. I think it goes without saying that the affordable foods are always the…

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Dia & Co Expanded Their Shopping Experience!

Dia & Co has expanded their shopping experience and I’ve got the the complete scoop! Dia & Co is not a brand that is new to me; I had the opportunity to tryout their services and review them here on the blog. Who is Dia & Co? If you missed my first unboxing with Dia…

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#YouTube: E.L.F & NYX Cosmetics Product Review

Hey Boos & Baes! Today’s sort of a long video, but with social distancing and self imposed quarantine you’ve got time! Today I am reviewing some products from some of my favorite brands. Check it out and see what my honest review of the products are! Earrings: https://daintybydallas.com Social Media: Instagram: @apyblog x apybeautyllc Twitter:…

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6 Ways to Mental Health Care During COVID19

Mental health care may seem like such small potatoes on the menu of things to care about right now. With the COVID19 pandemic rapidly impacting all aspects of our life; we may not realize why right now it’s so important to focus on our mental health. Well you guys know me well enough to know…

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Sleep Apnea – Busting the Myths Breaking the Stigma

Sleep Apnea is defined by the Mayo Clinic as: a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Mayo Clinic Sleep Apnea has it’s fair share of bad press. More often than not it’s shrouded in jokes because of the equipment used to treat it. An even bigger running joke is that…

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My 400 LB Life

My 400 lb life may seem like click bait; but I promise you it is not! My name is AP and I really am 400+ lbs…440 (depending on the day lol) to be exact. Most of you reading this are probably cringing at the very thought of ever being my size. It’s probably made you…

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Disability Visibility- Why it Matters

Disability visibility may seem like a foreign phrase if you’ve never had a disability. Chances are you may not think about the lack of representation disability gets in media. And honestly, that’s to be expected. Most of us fail to think about things that don’t directly affect us even when we’re trying to be the…

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Social Media – How to Be More Intentional in Using It

Social media is as common as air these days. I remember a time when social media in it’s earliest form was just a burgeoning concept. The good ol’ days of AOL & Yahoo chat, Black Planet, MySpace and so on and so forth. Watching the evolution of social media right into my mobile devices has…

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Jessica London – An Honest Review

Jessica London has been a staple in my closet for the last 7 months. When I chose to partner with them it was because I actually found pieces on their site I liked. Jessica London is not a new brand; I remember my mom receiving their catalogs when I was a child! However, I never…

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