I turn 30 in about two weeks. I’m so ready to get there! I’ve been excited about turning 30 for months! So much so that over the past few weeks, I’ve been tweaking and developing some goals for my thirties, and I’m excited about sharing them with you today! I wrote a 30 before 30 […]


DREAM JOB Interview // Ashley Blaine Featherson

Saw the film Dear White People? Ever heard of GLEE? Then you’re probably already familiar with the creative entrepreneur featured in our second DREAM JOB Interview of 2015. Ashley Blaine Featherson is a young and already accomplished actress from Washington, D.C., a product of Howard University, and a very faithful lady. Today she talks about […]


BEAUTY | Choix Beauty Box Review

Have you heard of Choix? It’s a monthly beauty subscription box that I had the opportunity to test drive. I know what you’re thinking…not another subscription service. But hear me out! This one is actually unique. At Choix (French for “choice”) you get to choose the samples you want (I told you it was unique). […]


STYLE | Five-to-Niners NYFW Brunch

I hope that most of you were able to relax and recharge over the long weekend. I wanted to get more done, but it felt so good to do absolutely nothing for a change! I did get out of the house long enough to attend the “Five-to-Niners” NYFW (New York Fashion Week) Brunch hosted by […]


Cheers to the Weekend // 03

One of my 15 resolutions for 2015 is to do more exploring, not only with regards to travel, but also exploring NYC neighborhoods. NYC is an amazing city. There’s so much to see and do. I haven’t even been everywhere in Harlem yet, let alone the rest of Manhattan, and oh yes, there’s also the […]


BEAUTY | Valentine’s Day Updo for Natural Hair

I spied this beautiful updo for natural hair on Once Wed, and I just had to share. Valentine’s Day is next weekend, and this style is so romantic and lovely, and it’s perfect whether you’re going on a date or having a fun girls’ night. This style would probably look great on any hair type, […]


BLOG TALK // How to Come Up with Blog Post Ideas

One of your New Year’s resolutions is to be a better blogger. You want to blog more often, blog more consistently, and out put more thoughtful content. So in January, you were amazing. You posted five times a week, and your readers couldn’t get enough of your interesting and engaging content. But now it’s February…and […]


SHOPPING | Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Magazines and TV commercials make it seem like Valentine’s Day is all about us. And our guys usually feel the same, too. They get us flowers, pay for a nice dinner (or make one…that’s always a nice touch!) and then we also get a cute gift. But what about the men? This year, let’s make […]


MIND + BODY | Working it Out with UP24 by Jawbone

About a year ago, I started working out in earnest because I was getting ready for my wedding. I was going to the gym a few times a week, and I hired a personal trainer. It was the most active I’d been in a really long time. But as I got closer to the wedding, […]


BEAUTY | My Natural Hair Goals for 2015

My hair hasn’t been a priority for quite some time. And that’s because no matter what I seem to do, my hair still breaks and still doesn’t retain any noticeable length. I set some natural hair goals in 2014. The best things that came out of that were (1) incorporating the Cherry Lola treatment into […]


INSTAGRAMMED // Our Time in Thailand

  We’re back from our honeymoon! It feels like we were gone for such a long, long time. And I enjoyed every minute of it! We were away for two and a half weeks, which is the longest vacation I’ve ever taken, and we visited three separate cities in Thailand, as well as Cambodia and […]



We Made It! I’m so excited. Ahead of us lies a brand new year. Our year. I can’t wait to see all the amazing things we’ll do in 2015. I wish you nothing but peace and happiness and optimism on this first day of the year. Today Quentin and I are leaving for our honeymoon […]

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