This is my last blog post on The Feisty House. I started writing this post during my vacation in Italy. On our first night there, I wasn’t asleep five minutes before I jumped out of bed and woke up my husband to tell him…

September 8, 2017

ENTREPRENEURSHIP | Investing in Myself

If you would have told me six months ago that I would be going part-time at work and leaving my job at the end of the year, I would have cried and punched you in the face. Because six months ago, I felt trapped…

July 20, 2017

LIFE | Making the Most of the Rest of 2017

We’re officially halfway done with this year. I’m so ready to end the next six months on a high note and make the most of the rest of 2017. My big goal for 2017 is to edit my life down to only those things…

July 3, 2017

STYLE | How I Built My 43-Piece Capsule Wardrobe

Now this is a story all about how (tee hee) I built my capsule wardrobe and rediscovered myself in the process. How I literally changed my relationship with money and stopped wasting it on things I didn’t need or even like. How I stopped…

June 13, 2017

STYLE | Mom Jeans

GET THE LOOK | cashmere sweater (sold out at AYR, but found similar at Everlane) // jeans // slingbacks (mine are Loeffler Randal flats, but try the Sam Edelman version with a teeny heel) Catch me on the street on a regular day and,…

June 12, 2017

LIFE | Motherhood

Today Maya is nine months old. Sunday was Mother’s Day. Yes, I’m in my feelings. Motherhood is like nothing I’ve ever experienced. I thought because I grew up with my mother, I had some idea what to expect once I became a mother myself,…

May 16, 2017

STYLE | Wynwood

GET THE LOOK | dress (in black…but I love the Spring version) These photos were taken on one of my many recent trips to South Florida; I’ve been down to Florida with Maya four times this year (so far). I was nervous about taking…

April 5, 2017
Spring Style on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade | The Feisty House

STYLE | Brooklyn Heights Promenade

GET THE LOOK | dress (worn as shirt) // jeans // booties (sold out at Urban Outfitters, so try these) // coat // wrap It was a perfect Spring day yesterday, and all the New Yorkers were outdoors. We were no exception. The crisp…

April 3, 2017
March 2017 | Blogging and Business Goals - The Feisty House

March 2017 Blogging and Business Goals

This month, The Feisty House turns eight years old. Over the years this space has evolved from a personal blog about natural hair to a lifestyle site for creative and entrepreneurial women of color. I love how The Feisty House has evolved over the…

March 2, 2017

LIFE | Want a Productive Morning Routine? Start the Night Before!

Before I got pregnant with Maya, I was the queen of the morning routine, and I loved my hyper-organized life. I felt so energetic and accomplished. Fast forward to six months after Maya’s arrival, and my life is totally in shambles! No, seriously. I’m…

February 23, 2017

STYLE | Creating My Capsule Wardrobe, Part 1

Could you go an entire year without spending any money on clothes? I’m not sure how I got here, but I’ve become a slave to stuff. I enjoy buying things a little too much. I like the hunt. I love getting packages in the…

February 21, 2017
The 2017 Word of the Year is EDIT

LIFE | The 2017 Word of the Year is EDIT

What is going on with 2017? I’ve found it difficult to be inspired this year, and if my social media feeds are any indication, we’re all feeling some type of way. It feels like we’re living in perilous times. We’re angry, angst-ridden, emotionally drained.…

February 10, 2017

LIFE | My #MomentOfTruth – How I Found Out I Was Pregnant

It’s absolutely crazy to me that Maya will be four months old next week! I’ve been back to work for a few weeks now, and I’m slowly getting accustomed to having all these different aspects of my life: wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, creative,…

December 9, 2016

LIFE | Forty Weeks

Forty weeks is a loooooong time. Forty weeks is how long it takes (officially) to make a tiny human. I was pregnant for 40 weeks and two days. Forty weeks is also about as long as it’s been since my last post. Over the…

October 29, 2016

LIFE | How to Write Your Own Happiness List

I have a feeling that 2016 is going to be a BIG year for a lot of us. Don’t you? I mean, it’s still January…at the end of the day, even if you haven’t done anything but sit around and contemplate your next move…

January 21, 2016