Recap: Simply Curvee Presents: Cupcakes & Conversation-Finding Purpose in Your Passion

In July at The Curvy Fashionista’s Style Expo, I had the opportunity to meet and connect with some awesome fellow bloggers. Among those bloggers was the sweet Ashley Wall of Simply Curvee.  What stood out most to me at the time of our meeting was her down to earth demeanor despite having a pretty large…

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Blogger Lessons: Stay True to YOU

Here it is only 6 days into 2018 and I already have something on my mind that I need to put into words. And that’s ok because that’s what I’ve been doing the entire time I’ve had a blogging career. I do a lot of thinking; hard to believe sometimes since I have so much…

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What I’ve Learned: 2017 In Review

I haven’t done a year in review since the close of 2014. A LOT has changed since then and it’s the only reason I’m going to write one for this year. So where do I begin? Well, I started my year off with a bang when I discovered that I had a goiter growing and…

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All the Ways I Plan to Treat Myself – 4 Cheap Ways to Self Care

Recovery has been an absolute draaaag albeit necessary.  I have slid back into my 9-5 though thanks to the graciousness of my boss; I am working from home. I almost sorta kinda miss my desk; but hubby has rearranged our bedroom to include a little office space for moi. I thank God everyday for a…

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Things Looking Up

That’s right! The awful wait is over and ya girl is fabulously cancer free! I don’t think I can ever adequately describe the fear that enveloped my mind at the thought of having cancer of any sort. I briefly discussed it here. I tried my best to take the “wait and see” approach and to…

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Third Times the Charm: Why I’m Mommying Better This Time Around

3 years ago I had 2 children and was pregnant with my third; abruptly my pregnancy came to an end and was devastating for my many reasons. With time, I resumed my normal life and came to the conclusion that I was just fine raising my daughter and my son. Fast forward to 14 months…

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Chasing Jeans: Finding my Perfect Fit

One of my biggest pet peeves of shopping used to be finding jeans. I mean, nothing irked me more than trying to find a comfortable fit for my mommy pooch; which if I’m totally honest is more like a mommy knapsack. Thank gawd for the strides in the plus size options. Some of my favorite…

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There’s No Neat Way

I often separate my depression blog entries from my mommy blog. I mean, parenthood is supposed to be more about the growing pains of family life; how could depression possibly fit into that? Yea. Right. The more things change within my family dynamic I realize I can’t really separate these two facets of my life.…

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Pregnancy Blues, Eating Healthy and Other Stuff

I can’t believe I actually made the time to sit down and write in this blog! I feel like this deserves a pat on the back! 🙂 All jokes aside, being exhausted doesn’t do much for my literary genius and I also happen to be writing for a really cool blog called Atlanta Area Moms…

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And Just When I Thought I Had it All Together

I look up and realize I have not posted in this blog in a year. A WHOLE YEAR. Now this isn’t to say that I haven’t been blogging…but I’ve totally neglected this blog. And I guess the reality is…transitioning from SAHM to working mom means there aren’t as many crafting days with the kiddies…and parenting…

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