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black girl magic, Faith, Fashion

I Graduated! What I Learned, What I Wore and What’s next!?๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ‰

"You can never be overdressed or over-educated..."- Oscar Wilde Three years ago, God opened the door for me to continue my education. Prior to enrolling into graduate school, I had been working a job where I had been bullied because of my hair choices, making it an uncomfortable work environment. I had prayed hard for… Continue reading I Graduated! What I Learned, What I Wore and What’s next!?๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ‰

black girl magic, Social Commentary

Why I’ll Always Love Dark- Skinned Aunt Viv๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

Growing up, there were few women on TV that shared the same deep, brown complexion as me and even fewer that played lead roles. More often than not, they played the single, smart-mouthed sidekick to the fairer skinned friend who had it all-- a man and dream job included. While there may have been some… Continue reading Why I’ll Always Love Dark- Skinned Aunt Viv๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

black girl magic, Reflections, Social Commentary

3 Things I Noticed from Watching ‘Living Single’ in My Twenties!!! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ

Every evening around 7 p.m., I look forward to tuning into 90's sitcom, 'Living Single' on Bounce TV and when I say I get my entire life, honey I mean it! Don't judge me! Four bomb, black women (Khadijah, Synclaire, Regine and Maxine) working, dating and cohabitating in New York City is just the black… Continue reading 3 Things I Noticed from Watching ‘Living Single’ in My Twenties!!! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ

Fashion, Philly

Century 21 Haute Runway Show Feat. Philly Designer Iris Bonner {These Pink Lips}

Right about now, Fashion Week is taking place in Philly and while I would love to attend every show, the way my life is set up right now, I just CAN-NUH! Between working a full-time job and completing grad school, I'm pretty pressed for time. Luckily though, I did get a chance to attend the… Continue reading Century 21 Haute Runway Show Feat. Philly Designer Iris Bonner {These Pink Lips}

Reflections, Self Care

2018 Goals: Celebrate Yourself!!!๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ

We're slowly approaching week three of 2018, and here I am wishing you a Happy New Year but better late than never I suppose (insert black girl shrugging emoji). Anyway, I hope your year is off to a great start! Last week, I attended an annual holiday party at my former place of employment and… Continue reading 2018 Goals: Celebrate Yourself!!!๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ

Fashion, Fashionable Finds, OOTD, OOTN, Outfit inspiration

Budget-Friendly Holi-Slay Looks from My Closet + Where to Buy Them!!!ย 

Ladies, the holiday season is upon us, once again! That means on top of trying to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones, we also have to find the perfect outfit to match the occasion. All of this shopping can be rather stressful, not to mention costly. But with a little creativity and inspiration, … Continue reading Budget-Friendly Holi-Slay Looks from My Closet + Where to Buy Them!!!ย 

Black Hair Issues, Faith

Sunday Inspiration: I was being bullied at work for my hair! ๐Ÿ’‡

I was being bullied at work for my hair! Yes girl, they tried me but trust, God had a plan all along! He used a situation at work that was meant to destroy me and turned it around for my good! For the longest time, I couldn't figure out how I would share it, if… Continue reading Sunday Inspiration: I was being bullied at work for my hair! ๐Ÿ’‡

Fashion, OOTN, Philly, Things to Do

3 Items to Snag from Macy’s Fall Fashion Show + Pics with Sevyn Streeter and Carson Kressley!ย 

As we transition from summer to fall, we typically look to add three basic items to our wardrobe; a boot, a jacket, and a dress or pant featuring some sort of pattern. Would you agree? This past week, I attended the Macy's Annual Fall Fashion Show and was put on to some new ways of… Continue reading 3 Items to Snag from Macy’s Fall Fashion Show + Pics with Sevyn Streeter and Carson Kressley!ย 

Philly, Restaurant Week, Review, Things to Do

Restaurant Week|Summer ’17 Recap| Valanniย 

What better way to celebrate the last days of summer than by dining out during Restaurant Week? Sounds like a good time to me! This go round we dined at Valanni, a Mediterranean Restaurant in Center City. Our reservations were for nine Friday evening but due to the high demand from Restaurant Week, the kitchen was backed… Continue reading Restaurant Week|Summer ’17 Recap| Valanniย 

Philly, Things to Do

Exploring Philly After Hours

When's the last time you took the opportunity to explore the beauty in your own city? I mean really look around, not in a rush to get somewhere? Would I be jumping the gun if I said never? Why is it that we can willingly explore the depths of other lands, spending hundreds upon thousands… Continue reading Exploring Philly After Hours