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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Couples Q&A: (Almost) Everything you ever wanted to know about us

Here’s a glimpse of our great (ish) love story. Thank you to everyone that submitted their questions on our IG page. We tried to answer as many questions as we could. If you have any that weren’t answered, leave them in the comment box below and we’ll do another video (maybe). Enjoy!
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My New Hair Care Regime Since I’ve Cut & Relaxed My Hair

Today’s blog post is sponsored by Dove. In my last post, I talked about my hair journey and my decision to cut and relax my natural. It was something that I toyed with for half of 2016 and all of 2017. Now I’m one month into #TeamShortHairDontCare and #TeamRelaxed and I have absolutely no regrets. My hair is so much…
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Buy or Nah: Estee Lauder Pure Envy Liquid Metallic Lipstick (VIDEO)

It’s been a minute since I did a beauty video for you guys but I’m back in the lab in the spirit of being more present in your lives for 2018 (I sound like a horribly shady guy fighting your attention but it is what it is). You should already know by now that lipsticks are my favorite. I am…
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The Top 9 Beauty Products I’m Crushing On This Winter

Even though it hasn’t gotten super cold this winter, the cold air is still wreaking havoc on my skin and my hair, causing both to dry out faster than usual. As if losing moisture isn’t enough, I’m also trying to make sure that my summer glow from my vacation doesn’t fade away. So what’s a girl to do? Using the same products…
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Hilarious Husband and Wife “Whisper Challenge” [Video]

Many of you have heard and watched the whisper challenge on Youtube. It’s a two people challenge. One person out on the headphones and turns the music up super loud. The other person then repeats a phrase that the other person must guess or read their lips. We tried our hands at the game. Hilarious is an understatement. Why am…
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“You look good for your age” + other ageist statements that make my soul itch!

Can I rant for a second (a two)? When I first started my blog I was 34 years old and very vocal about my age. Nothing has changed. At 41, I am even more passionate about unpacking and destroying the ageist language and behaviors that women are subjected to. Fortunately, I’m not alone. In a study conducted by RoC® Skincare,…
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How Getting A Pre-Paid Card Will Make Your Holiday Shopping Easier

I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #GreenDotCards at Walgreens campaign, sponsored by Green Dot Corporation. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Trying to manage your finances during the holidays can be a challenge. Let’s be honest, all we really want to do is buy fancy decorations and presents for ourselves (and maybe a…
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15 Small Businesses You Should Be Supporting This Holiday Weekend

Saturday, November 25th is Small Business Saturday. If you’ve never heard of this don’t beat yourself up (you’re still a cool kid). The holiday was first observed in the US back in 2010. So it’s fairly new. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local and registered trademark of American Express. And because I love you, I’ve…
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