5 Staycay or Vacay Essentials from BabbleBoxx To Make Planning A Bit Easier

Mother Nature is finally letting Summer out of hibernation to play with us (I think). Now is the perfect time to think about vacations. But since we had $30K wedding (relive it here) and bought a house there’s no vacation for us anytime soon. But I am all about staycations! My friends over at Babbleboxx sent me another box filled…
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Save your spot: Gratitude. Forgiveness. Growth. A Self-Care Session

I’m finally pulling the trigger on our first event. I am so freaking nervous. Like anxiety on twenty-one thousand. But I’m pushing forward and allowing my passion for helping you to spill out into the Universe (read: I’m doing what God told me to do). My vision for Destination Heal was not clear in the beginning. It was just a…
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How to thrive during your first year of marriage

I cannot believe we’ve been married for 9 months. Even though husbae and I had been together for nearly 2 decades marriage is a different beast. You’ve got these new “forever” roles and now it’s time to define them. Problem is, some (most) couples wait until it’s too late to create those definitions. Now you’re 8 years into your marriage…
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Here’s what your bridal shower should really look like [video]

My bridal shower weekend happened nearly a year ago and I realized that I never shared with you all. It’s been a crazy year. Buying a house. Getting married. Moving! Renovating our house. So much has happened. I took a break from blogging and didn’t even realize it. So I’m rewinding to my bridal shower weekend. Still funny AF so…
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Caring For Your Relaxed Hair, For Those Of Us Who Have Said Goodbye To #TeamNatural

This post is sponsored by Head & Shoulders and SheKnows Media. There was an ear-piercing gasp when I told the Internet that I had gotten a relaxer and was no longer #TeamNatural. After they all realized that no real crimes had been committed and that just maybe my hair and scalp were just as healthy relaxed, or even healthier than before,…
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10 Tips You Need To Read Before You Go Shopping For Your Wedding Dress (So That You Don’t Go Crazy!)

Shopping for a wedding dress can be both wildly fun and seriously daunting on your soul (watch my first wedding dress shopping vlog here). I remember having major anxiety trying to shop for my wedding dress. From what style I wanted to wear to who to invite to help me make the decision (watch my second wedding dress shopping video here).…
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What To Pack For A Trip To Ghana + What I forgot

What to pack for a trip to Ghana was an ongoing and overwhelming thought for me. Even though we got a list of things to bring from Hayet I still felt super unprepared. So I made a list of things I packed (and the things I forgot) because if you should find yourself in Ghana I want you to be…
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What I Wore In Ghana + Where To Buy It

I’m just getting back from my trip to Ghana and there’s so much to unpack for you guys. #ContentForWeeks. From the culture to the food, to traveling with 16 very bold and fearless personalities–you could say that I am a bit overwhelmed. The trip was planned by my good girlfriend and fellow lifestyle blogger Hayet Rida. Over a year ago she…
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Test Driving Tips for the Maven Car Sharing App

When I first discovered the Maven car-sharing app I didn’t have my license so my husband drove the truck around. Now that I’m an adult and I’m out here riding and getting I have some tips and tricks for you in using the app. 
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Why The Simply Be Relaunch Is A Big Deal For The US

Before major retailers like Target and JCPenney started really paying attention to plus size women there was British retailer Simply Be. They recently unveiled their global rebrand just in time to debut their Spring 2018 line, which highlights athleisure, swim, prom, festival ready-to-wear styles, and accessories.
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