• Natural Hair

    The Development of Locs as a hairstyle and What it Really Represents. Featuring The Pineapple Loc'd Goddess

    My Natural Hair, Loved Happy Black History Month. As much as I love Black History month, I must say that I am black every month and every month that should be celebrated. Celebrating your heritage and advancements should be as simple as loving yourself and embracing what many before you have fought for. Today as I kick off my new blog series My natural Hair, Loved I want to acknowledge all the brave black men and woman that fought so that wearing Locs can be accepted the way it is now. Thank you for your sacrifices. Today we are being joined by Roxanne, a woman who is Loc’d and educated,…

  • Faith,  motivation,  This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links (See Disclosure)

    Reduce Stress by Getting a Coloring Book

    Many have thought of coloring only as an activity for children however research has shown that this activity can provide tremendous benefits for adults. Adults who suffer from anxiety or depression have much to gain from investing in a coloring book. Here is a story: I was out shopping for puzzles with hubby and I said I want to get a coloring book. He laughed and said really? I then said yeah it’ll be cool, I hear it’s therapeutic and stuff. The end result is we got one and it worked. Sometimes we color together and other times I colored alone. I’ve used it a few times and I am…

  • Celebration,  Faithful Living,  travel

    West Indian Manatees in Florida

    A Warm Florida Manatees Welcome! This Sunday’s motivation is a Travel Motivation. You may even call it a ‘try something new motivation’. Some things in life are once in a lifetime and so I want to encourage you to try something new, something that you may only get to see or do once a year. In encouraging you to take that action, I will be telling you about my once a year experience. So, recently my partner and I visited the Manatee Lagoon in Florida. This was such a good experience for us because we love nature, we love to be outdoors and even more, we love animals. In this…

  • Natural Hair,  This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links (See Disclosure)

    How I Care for my Natural Hair in a protective style and Why I no longer use Jamaican Mango and Lime.

    A few weeks ago I showed how I installed my Crochet Braid Faux Locs. If you would like to know how to do this protective style you can see the post here. Its been almost 3 weeks since I have been wearing this style and I am just coming with a quick post and youtube video to show you how to care for your hair while wearing crochet braid faux locs as a protective style. Protective Styling The Aim of Protective Styling is to protect your hair, meaning minimizing manipulation. It doesn’t mean that you do not have to moisturize your hair while wearing it. Whenever you wear protective styles…

  • Technology,  travel

    5 Great Packing Tips for Stress-Free Travel

    Traveling is probably the only reason that many people life and work extremely hard. There is nothing more rewarding than ending the work year with a nice vacation or cruise. Now naturally, vacations are all about relaxing and unwinding. Therefore, I am sure that you do not want to be bothered with stressful activities. Personally packing was a very stressful activity for me. Usually, I would pack late and then I forget things.  But I am sure that many people who love to travel absolutely detest packing. Am I right?  Affiliate linking is a way to support my blog at no additional cost to my readers. If you like the…

  • Faithful Living

    Designing The Perfect Writing Space

    If you are a blogger, freelance writer or just a writer then you will benefit from designing a writing space. A writing space is your little corner in your house or a room that allows you to create the best content ever. Have you ever heard the saying ‘where you write impacts how you write? I saw that somewhere and I really do believe its true. I can remember when I was in college, I always had to go to the library to write. I can study in my room on my bed but for some odd reason, I cannot write there. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Rest assured…

  • Faithful Living

    Free Printable: 25 Bible Verses

    My first post of the year was 25 Bible Verses to Keep You Going. I wrote this post because I wanted to open the year feeling ready and motivated to claim what God has in store for me. I shared my post on twitter and one of my lovely twitter followers suggested that I created a free printable with these verses. I just want to say a huge thank you to My Casual Reflections for this suggestion. Please visit her blog and thank her for me. Now, I am no designer. I am still learning how to use the various designing tools and I know I will get better with…

  • Faithful Living,  Gratitude,  mental health

    Powerful Mantra for a Successful Year

    A powerful mantra is a word or phrase that is said or thought about in an effort to intentionally sow the seed you want to be planted. In other words, you are speaking something into existence. This mantra doesn’t need to be meditated on or connected to any specific practice or religion, it’s just a way of setting your mind on what you want for yourself. Similar to positive affirmations. It like they say, if you want something done you should do it for 21 days then it will become a habit. That’s how I like to view my mantra. Whenever I am in a bad mood or things seem…

  • Faith,  Faithful Living,  Gratitude,  mental health

    25 Bible Verses To Keep You Going

    Hello 2019! It’s a new year and if you are reading this it means that you have made it. For many of you, I’m sure 2018 presented many trials which you overcame by the grace of God. Sometimes, it’s hard to see your blessings in the midst of trials. When struggle comes the only thing that can really help you through is your faith. Faith, in the fact that God will always have your back. Faith is my comfort and god is my rescue and so today I’m sharing with you 25 bible verses that will keep you going. 25 Bible Verses Ecclesiastes 3:1 “To every thing there is a…

  • Natural Hair

    How to do Crochet Braid Faux Locs: Protective Style

    With natural hair, it is very important that you do protective styles and crochet braid is a simple and quick style to help you. Protective styles are a great way to tuck your hair away as it strengthens and grows out. With protective styling you reduce manipulation on your hair and that in turn promotes growth retention. During the winter months, our natural hair can get very dry and withstand damage, for this reason, you should do protective styling during this time. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you like the items just click a link to make your purchase. This is a great way for you to support…