Mental Health: Relinquishing the Grind Now Rest Later Theory

My entire childhood my parents instilled a healthy work ethic in me. Whether it was being vigorous and attentive in my chores or putting forth maximum effort in my school work; they ensured I put forth my best. I carried that work ethic into every job I ever took right into adulthood. I applied this…

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#YouTube: GRWM ft. Revlon ColorStay Foundation

***THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST*** – Product featured: Revlon Color Stay Shade 400 Caramel ($7.09 at Walmart) – Rimmel Stay Matter Primer – Belle Pierre Banana Powder – LA Girl Pro Conceal Shade Toffee – Maybelline Fit Me Loose Powder shade 35 – Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer shade Caramel – AP Young Beauty Essential…

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#YouTube: Black Opal First Impressions

  Hey guys! Today I’m trying out the Black Opal True Colors Better than Skin Foundation Stick and their Pressed Powder and briefly sharing my thoughts on the JP tea check it out! All my videos are beginners friendly so if that’s you make sure you hit the subscribe button! Products used: ELF Poreless Primer…

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Her Story: I Chose Not To Be a Mother

Motherhood. When you hear this word, many things may come to mind. Love, adoration, strength, struggle, devotion, sacrifice just to name a few. Motherhood is revered as one of the most self sacrificing acts a woman could engage in. It’s celebrated to the point it has it’s own holiday. Sounds delightful right? But what about…

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#YouTube: Natural Glam Tutorial

**THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST** Hey you guys! If you like make sure you subscribe and join the A-Team. All products used are below: – E.L.F Poreless Primer – E.L.F Brow Gel shade Clear – Bella Pierre Banana Powder – Maybelline Fit Me Loose Powder Shade 35 – Maybelline Sensational Lash Mascara Shade Black…

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My Truth: Life with Arthritis

I remember being a kid and hearing my mom and Nana sitting in the kitchen discussing my grandmother’s hands and all the pain she was having. How she couldn’t grip things like she once could, the disfiguring of her knuckles, her need for a cane that transitioned to a walker and finally to a wheelchair.…

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Review: Z’s Naturals Organic Hair Care

Hair care has become of great importance to me as of late. With age, and health issues, everything about my body has changed including my hair. I’ve been taking a vested interest in making sure I’m taking care of my hair the best way I can. If you’re not new to my blog or any…

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Ditching Skirted Bathing Suits

Recently I wrote a blog article about what a beach body was; encouraging my readers to go to the pool/beach and give it the body you’ve got! I meant every word I said in that blog; so much so I’ve decided to face one of my fears head on this summer. What might that fear…

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Rebdolls: Helping Me Stay Stylish & Comfortable

If there is one consistent theme along my journey with style, fashion and navigating my life in a plus body; it is being comfortable. I love being stylish, I love getting dressed up but I my absolute must and non negotiable rule of thumb is comfort. Often times I find styles that look good but…

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Reminder: Mental Health Illness is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of

May is Mental Health Awareness month for those of you who don’t know. Across social media; informational posts and testimonies are being shared in solidarity with normalizing mental health and ending the stigma. Because I write so much about mental health on this blog; I was going to skip writing an official Mental Health Awareness…

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