How to cope without your mother on Mother’s Day

Although Mother’s Day is usually a time of celebration, for some–those who have lost a mother or have a difficult relationship with their mother–the day can be anything but joyous. I know this all to well, which is why I continue to share my story, all in hopes of helping and encouraging others who may be grieving this Mother’s Day.
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[VLOG] My First Wedding Dress Shopping Experience

Plus size wedding dress shopping can be daunting! Finding a bridal salon that has plus size samples is one of those tasks you don’t even want your enemies to have to take on. When I first got engaged my friend said you have to check out this bridal salon (thanks Juanita). So she tagged me in a post from Pantora Bridal and…
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FullBeauty Spring Trends IT List (Featuring Me!)

This year I told myself that I would utilize all of my talents. Back in the day, I did some modeling (that’s sounds so, “Welcome to the 40 and over club” but whatever!). And by modeling I mean…I was local. AF! I did all those borderline ghetto fashion shows in the DMV and I even went on to produce a huge show in…
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The Longest Zipline Over Water & This Is Us Screaming Like Bi*ches The Whole Time [VIDEO]

For our holiday vacation last year my fiance’s family and I went on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Holidays for me are usually super depressing for me (my mom died in case you’re new to my blog) and I never want to do anything. But my fiance convinced me a cruise was a good idea. I contacted Royal Caribbean and they…
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GET THE LOOK: 2017 SAG Awards Nominee, Uzo Aduba

I’m so excited that all my favorite actresses are nominated for the 2017 SAG Awards. My beauty friends and I created the SAG Awards Nominee Beauty Challenge over on YouTube were we all were tasked with recreating one of our favorite looks from a nominee. I choose my homegirl in my head, Ugo Aduba. This look was easy and not that…
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I did my first commercial & ain’t gonna lie…it was DOPE AF!

HOW DID I GET HERE? In case you missed it, I did a commercial for Burlington that aired during the Soul Train Awards (skip forward to see that video). For clarity, I want you to know that I pinch myself often and hard. On most days I’m very in awe of my journey and where it has taken me.
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My trip to Belize in 5 minutes [VIDEO]

Storytime: So one night I was up on my phone Facebook surfing until the Sandman attacked my eyelids. It must have been around midnight or maybe later. My good good girlfriend, Danielle Young (if you follow me on social than you already know her) posted that she had just found one of those flight deals and bought had bought herself a…
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Mothers (Including ME!) Reveal The Real Reasons You Should Appreciate Them [VIDEO]

So! Did you know that I am a mother? Yep! My son will be 21 years old this August, SHAT! (yes that also means that I am 39 and maybe unicorns have blessed my skin care regimen #MelaninRocks). Point is, I’ve done this. This meaning motherhood. I’ve got lots of stories. From funny, to sad to “OMG he did what?” and…
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My Real Thoughts On Disney’s “The Jungle Book” [VIDEO]

  I remember watching The Jungle Book as a child. Back then, I wasn’t aware of the life lessons that existed in this movie. It was all about the “bear necessities”. Tell me you don’t know that song?! Fast forward to today and the movie represents so much more. Thanks to Disney I was able to see an advanced screening of the…
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MUST-TRY BEAUTY HACK: How To Create A Smokey Eye In 60 Seconds

Listen lovahs! It’s time to put away your eyeshadow palettes. Seriously! Even though I love a good eye palette, I never really have time to put all that work in. But my love for a good smoky eye will prevail. So I figured out how to do a smoky eye in SIXTY SECONDS! Yes.
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