• Faithful Living,  mental health,  Self Love

    Why I decided to love me by Nancy Fleuridor

    When my blogging friend @faithnturtles and I decided to write a blog on self- love my mind began to wonder. I started to think about the era when I was very insecure and the times I did not delight in my features like my legs, arms, shoulders and other aspects of my body. I grew up hearing questions like “Why are you so skinny?” a dozen hour in the day. If I had a dollar for every person that mentioned those words to me, I would be a millionaire. Eventually, the Lord freed me from caring about what people thought of me and their outlook of who I was. I…

  • Natural Hair

    How my Natural Filipina Hair became my mark of Personal Identity- Featuring Rev. Rebecca

    Happy March. Thank you for joining me for this tuesday’s “My Natural Hair, Loved” feature. My natural hair loved is a weekly blog series here on faithnturtles that gives bloggers and natural hair enthusiasts a chance to share their natural hair story. It is my hope that through this series someone will be inspired to make the transition to natural hair, understanding that there is so much more to gain than lose. Today, we are being joined by Rev. Rebbeca. I am so honored to feature her today as she is a great writer and advocate. Rev. Rebecca has been such an inspiration to me and today she will inspire…

  • Natural Hair

    Love your Natural Hair (featuring Jessica Lyles and Nzinga-Ain)

    My Natural hair, Loved. Hey all, I feel blessed and proud each time I prepare the entries for this series. ‘My natural hair, loved’ is a weekly blog series posted each Tuesday. The aim of this series is to showcase the beauty of natural hair as well as the self-love and confidence that is achieved from it. Your natural hair is much more than a style. Your natural hair should be loved. Today we are being joined by two fellow mental health bloggers and they have interesting stories to share. Do Enjoy. The writers used the following Questions as a guide: What is the state of your natural hair? When…

  • Fashion,  Jewelry,  Product Reviews,  This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links (See Disclosure)

    Aromatherapy Essential Oils Necklace (Diffuser pendant)

    Essential oils provide therapy to many who use them. Over the years, Essential Oils have been seen as a self-help practice for many people. As a means of making these items more accessible, many companies have started making Aromatherapy (Essential Oils) Necklaces. These items are essential oils diffusing pendants. Today, I will be reviewing the Anjou Essential Oil Necklace Gift Set. Bible Motivation: “Now Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” Hebrews 11:1 Aromatherapy Essential Oils Necklace (Diffuser pendant) Review Aromatherapy has been a main part of therapy that provides a calming effect to the user for a number of years. With essential…

  • Natural Hair

    My Natural Hair Represents Who I am and Where I am From. Featuring Carny's Chronicles

    Have you been loving this series so far? I have. I love these beautiful stories that I have been receiving. Today my blog is being blessed from all the way in Kenya. That’s right the lovely Carelle from Carny’s Chronicles is joining us to share her Natural Hair Story. Do Enjoy. The Following was written by Carelle in response to the titled questions. Tell us about Your Blog and/or a Random thing.  My name is Carrelle Niyigena Burundian, a blogger currently based in Kenya. I blog about everything but mostly on health, fitness, hair, finance tips…A random thing about is I am polyglot, and I love everything chocolate, just in…

  • Natural Hair

    Here is why you should Go Natural + Tips. Featuring Meko and Anne

    Hello. Thank you for joining on the second entry in the My Natural Hair, Loved Series. Today we are being joined by two lovely ladies, Meko from JussMeko on Youtube and Anne from Emah Purple Writer. I am So thankful to be featuring these two ladies and I hope you enjoy their natural Hair story as Much as I did. Featuring Juss Meko – The answers to the questions are as follows… What is the state of your hair currently? I have type 4, short to medium length natural hair. When did you go natural and why? I’ve been natural since 2011. I chose to go natural because I was…

  • 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,…

  • 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…