Philly, Reflections

Finding Myself Again after Losing My Job..πŸ˜’πŸ’”πŸ’ͺ🏾

Just one week into a promotion at work, I received the shock of my life. Hahnemann University Hospital will be closing on September 6, 2019. This announcement sparked instant tears in the packed auditorium and soon enough it would make headlines across the country. The place where I'd spent pretty much all of my twenties,… Continue reading Finding Myself Again after Losing My Job..πŸ˜’πŸ’”πŸ’ͺ🏾

Philly, Things to Do

Chill Moody Presents: Girls Like Nice Things Pop Up Art Exhibit/Jam Session Featuring Elle Varner!

Perhaps one of the coolest things about living in America's Birthplace is that you don't have to look too far to join in on the festivities. In the days leading up to July 4th, there are events happening all over Philadelphia. Whatever your 'thing' is, there's something for that! As of lately, my thing has… Continue reading Chill Moody Presents: Girls Like Nice Things Pop Up Art Exhibit/Jam Session Featuring Elle Varner!

Art, Fashion, Philly, Things to Do

#FindYourParadise @ Photo Pop Philly– Philly’s 1st Interactive Art Exhibit πŸ¦πŸ­

Paradise called this past weekend as I attended Photo Pop Philly-- Philly's first interactive art exhibit. Now back for its second installation, Photo Pop Philly features the work of a slew of amazing local artists. This one-of-a-kind exhibit (curated by Philly Pr Girl) is comprised of all of the things that Instagram dreams are made… Continue reading #FindYourParadise @ Photo Pop Philly– Philly’s 1st Interactive Art Exhibit πŸ¦πŸ­

newtorking

3 Do’s & 1 Don’t When Attending Networking Events πŸ€πŸΎ

Networking/Netwerking. No matter how you dress it up, networking is just another dreaded task on the ever-growing adulting checklist, especially if you're an introvert like myself. It is essential however, in growing your #brand, selling your product, or making connections within your industry. In other words, get used to it because you gotta do it!… Continue reading 3 Do’s & 1 Don’t When Attending Networking Events πŸ€πŸΎ

Fashion, Travel

Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary πŸ“ΈπŸŒ

I never really need much of a reason to visit New York City. Any excuse to not be stuck at a desk for eight hours will do! So of course when my friend Kia, blogger over at thekikistylediary.com asked me accompany her to New York to capture #NYFW street style fashion for her blog, I… Continue reading Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary πŸ“ΈπŸŒ

Reflections

‘A Time to Lose and a Time to Gain’ (Ecc 3:6) πŸ˜₯πŸ’” 3 Lessons Learned from taking L’s in 2018

If 2018 were to be summed up by using just an album title, it'd likely be called 'Wins and Losses' by Meek Mill, only at times it felt as if I took more L's than anything else. Loss in friendships, loss in advancement opportunities on the job, even loss of life (death of loved one).… Continue reading ‘A Time to Lose and a Time to Gain’ (Ecc 3:6) πŸ˜₯πŸ’” 3 Lessons Learned from taking L’s in 2018

black girl magic, Reflections, Things to Do

Stay Focused in 2019 with a D.I.Y. #VisionBoard βœ¨πŸΎ

As a hospital telephone operator, there's not much room for creativity. Deciding whether to send a page in ALL CAPS or lower case is about as far as my creative license goes. Add in that one time I was asked to decorate the bulliten board for Black History Month (which was lit by the way… Continue reading Stay Focused in 2019 with a D.I.Y. #VisionBoard βœ¨πŸΎ

Philly, Things to Do

SoirΓ©e in the Cities Girls Night Out|Philadelphia 2018 πŸ‘­#Soireeinthecities

Think back to some of your fondest girl's night out get togethers. What were some of the most important elements to ensuring that the night would be one worth remembering? A great outfit? A playlist of all of your favorite songs? A creative cocktail or two? And let's not forget, a few oh so instagram-able… Continue reading SoirΓ©e in the Cities Girls Night Out|Philadelphia 2018 πŸ‘­#Soireeinthecities

black hair, Fashion, Things to Do

Painting the Town PinkπŸ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Growing up in a black household, there were a few haircare products I can remember that were trusted to maintain my tresses. Among them was Luster's Pink Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion. I know y'all remember getting your hair slayed with some of this! It always made my hair feel really soft and not to mention,… Continue reading Painting the Town PinkπŸ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, OOTD

Athleisure Wear: Trend or Lifestyle? #fashionfridays

The first time I was introduced to the athleisure trend, I was less than impressed to say the least. Just another trend started by celebrities with access to too much money and stylists to be dressing crazy. I mean can you blame me? Heels and track pants weren't exactly created to be a match made… Continue reading Athleisure Wear: Trend or Lifestyle? #fashionfridays