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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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    30 Of The Best Facial Masks That Will Solve Most Of Your Skin Problems

    So I have a confession to make. I am totally obsessed with facial masks. I faithfully use them at least 2 or 3 times a week and I have a very enviable collection of some of the best facial masks on the market stashed in my beauty closet (and for the record, my beauty closet is also quite enviable too).…
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    What I Wore For Our Engagement Photos

    I don’t how I forgot to show y’all my engagement photos but I did and I apologize. Oh wait I know how, we’re planning this wedding all by ourselves (more on that later)! So let me tell you how these engagement photos came about… because they almost didn’t happen!
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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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    What Is The Correct Order To Apply Your Skincare Products

    It’s been a minute since I’ve answered your questions in my blog series You Ask, I Answer so let’s start with one that I’ve been getting a lot lately: what is the correct order to apply your skincare products and what is my routine? In case you missed it I turned 40 in November of 2016. I’m still working on my tummy…
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    I Met Alfre Woodard In The Bathroom at Essence Black Women In Hollywood + Other Cool Things From That Night

    Attending the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood event with Lincoln Motor Company was without a doubt the highlight of my 2017 and it’s only February. For the 10th anniversary of the magical publication’s most coveted Black girl magic bash, they held no punches. The room was brimming with legends and next-generation game changers. The little girl inside of me who would lock herself…
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    How To Combine Your Style & His For Your Wedding Invitations & Save The Dates

    2016 was a great year for me. I did my first national campaign with an eye care brand which you can still see in CVS, I did my first commercial with BET, and I got engaged to the love of my life. We spent most of Q4/2016 traveling and now that 2017 is here we are deep into wedding planning. With…
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    7 Of The Best Highlighters For Brown Skin (& Yes You Are Gonna Need All 7)

    Finding the best highlighters for brown skin can be a first world kinda problem for some (hence my stank face above). Some are too glittery, some are too flat and some…well some clearly were not made with us in mind. Bronze and golden pigments are undeniably an instant winner for us brown girls. With the warmer weather chasing old man winter out the…
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    7 Things To Buy Yourself This Valentine’s Day (Whether you’re Single, Married or Complicated)

    We all know that the best gifts that you’ve ever received were the ones you bought yourself. So this Valentine’s day I think it’s high time you pamper yourself (single, married or complicated) with a few things that will make your heart completely turn over and swoon with joy and other sappy stuff. I mean after all, the relationship you…
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