Category: Lifestyle

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Getting Through COVID-19: Greenways and Trails

Hey y’all! Hopefully the weather is as beautiful where you are as it is here. I have been itching to get outside to enjoy the sunshine. I got fully dressed the other day to drop lunch off to Doug and I didn’t even get out of the car. That’s where I’m at by this point 😂. We’re heading into week three of being inside … Read More Getting Through COVID-19: Greenways and Trails

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5 Tips to Make Work From Home Better

Hey y’all! If you live in North Carolina like me, then it’s been exactly one week and two days since our little corner of the world stopped. People who have never experienced work from home (like me) or spent consecutive weekends at home (like me) have suddenly found themselves getting reacquainted with their homes and roommates (including the ones who don’t pay bills).

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Harper’s Parlour Nail Salon in Durham, NC.

Watching her in her element was moving. I’ve been getting my nails done bimonthly for 10 years and I’d never been to a nail salon owned by a woman who looked like me.

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Hanes Mall Belk Educator Appreciation Event

Last Sunday at six in the evening, the Hanes Mall Belk turned into more than just a department store. For two hours it became a haven for educators – current and retired – and their families. The store remained open after hours to offer Forsyth County educators a night of fun and exclusive discounts in preparation for the start of the school year. I … Read More Hanes Mall Belk Educator Appreciation Event

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A Weekend in Charleston

Hey y’all! If you follow me on social media, then you already know I attended the Charleston Fashion Week event a few weekend ago. So far I’ve talked a lot about what I wore (😂), but not the show itself…shame on me!

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“If Your Cup is Half Full, You Probably Need a Different Bra”

Hey y’all! Is it just me or are there other women out there who collect a million bras that they never wear, and that just end up taking up space in the drawer? 🤦🏾‍♀️

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Self Care is the Best Care: How I Keep Myself Balanced

Hey you guys! Saturday got off to real chill start for me, and it was really nice. Normally I don’t give myself enough time to get everything done and I’m usually rushing from one thing to the next. But, Saturday was different. I woke up earlier than usual and was able to move through my morning routine at a leisurely pace.

Weekend Getaway to Primland

Hey y’all! As some of you may know, the mister and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary last week. We have never traveled for an anniversary, so you can imagine my surprise when the husband instructed me to pack for at three-day, two-night getaway. Further still, he refused to tell me where we were going which kind of drove me crazy. In

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1 Year Blogaversary GIVEAWAY!!

****This Giveaway is closed! Congratulations to Rachel Marquez!!**** Hey y’all! I’ve decided that I’m celebrating my one year blogaversary until the end of the year. In a strange turn of events, I want to give someone else a gift to celebrate this milestone achievement. Haha! Well maybe not so strange. I’d like to think I’m a generous person. In any event, keep reading to … Read More 1 Year Blogaversary GIVEAWAY!!

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Happy 1 Year Blogaversary to Me!

Hey ya’ll! So, you read right…I’m ONE! Well, not me of course but my brand! That’s so weird to think…I have a brand. AHHHH! If you’re reading this, whether it’s your first time here or you’ve read everything I’ve put out in the last year, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting me. Thank you, thank you, THANK … Read More Happy 1 Year Blogaversary to Me!

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Keeping it Wintertime Fine: Part 1

Hey ya’ll! Even though the temperature in NC has yet to fall, I think I’ve come to terms with the fact that summer is finally over. If you’re like I was prior to my visit with Tina D’Von, (founder and owner of the Skin Studio),

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10 Things That Make Me Happy!

Hey y’all! With my birthday just passed,  Emily of The Planking Traveler couldn’t have chosen a better time to tag me for the “10 things that make me happy”  challenge! (See what makes Emily happy here). This is a good time to reflect on all the good in my life! Honestly, I’m sure I could come up with more than 10, but we’ll leave … Read More 10 Things That Make Me Happy!