Philly, Reflections

Finding Myself Again after Losing My Job..๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

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..๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

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!

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3 Do’s & 1 Don’t When Attending Networking Events ๐Ÿค๐Ÿพ

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 ๐Ÿค๐Ÿพ

black hair, Fashion, Things to Do

Painting the Town Pink๐Ÿ’• 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 Pink๐Ÿ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Fashion, OOTD, Outfit inspiration, Philly, Things to Do

Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทโœŠ๐Ÿฟ

It is my lifelong dream to one day visit my father's homeland of Liberia, West Africa. A 'sh*thole country' in the eyes of some, but beloved by many. Until the day comes, I look forward to learning as much as I can about African culture by attending events like the ACANA Festival. For the past… Continue reading Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทโœŠ๐Ÿฟ

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}

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