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BLOGGING

BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs [Part 2]

I don’t believe you need to have an enormous following or tons of brand partnerships to have a “successful” blog. They’re great things to experience as a blogger, but they’re not what being a success really means, at least not to me. As long…

August 7, 2015
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

DREAM JOB Interview | Folake Oguntebi of GoodHair

This week’s DREAM JOB Interview features Folake Oguntebi, an entrepreneur who plans to revolutionize the way you go to the salon. Her business GoodHair is a “quick service” salon that specializes in natural hair. You’ll learn two things from Folake after reading her interview:…

August 5, 2015
BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs - The Feisty House
BLOGGING

BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs [Part 1]

Back in May, I started the #BlogHappyChallenge, which is a two-week email challenge designed to help frustrated bloggers learn to “blog happy” again. One of the complaints I hear most from bloggers is that they often find blogging “frustrating” and “complicated.” The #BlogHappyChallenge is…

July 24, 2015
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP STYLE

STYLE | #HustleSundays in Central Park

Quentin and I spent yesterday afternoon working a bit in Central Park. At first we’d about doing another coffee shop, but it’s nice to just be totally outside sometimes. I feel like being outdoors gives me space to think, to breathe. The past two…

July 20, 2015
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STYLE

STYLE | A Day at The Getty Center, Los Angeles

Happy July! I hope you enjoyed Independence Day weekend and had a lovely time celebrating with family and friends. I was in California for July 4th and had so much fun wedding-ing, tourist-ing and soaking up all the beauty that California has to offer.…

July 7, 2015
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LIFE

LIFE | 3 Tips for Getting Better Sleep

I was inspired by the good folks at Casper (a new sleep company based in New York City that makes outrageously comfortable mattresses that contour to your body and keep you cool while you’re sleeping!) to share my tips for a good night’s sleep.…

June 26, 2015
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ENTREPRENEURSHIP | How I Developed My Business Idea

I’ve been keeping a secret. You see, I’m trying something new, you guys. Something I’ve never done before. Something I have absolutely no experience doing. Something I pray becomes a successful business. It all started 2 1/2 years ago, when I moved to New…

June 22, 2015
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FAITH LIFE

WEEKLY WORD | How to Make the Right Decision

This week I made a huge decision, one I had been going back and forth about for a long time. And I know for a fact that it was the right decision to make, even though it’s not exactly what I’d planned to be…

June 13, 2015
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BEAUTY

BEAUTY | Trying Flat Twists

Happy Monday, and I hope you had a great weekend! Since I cut my hair, I’ve been using perm rods to style it. On Friday night I was feeling super lazy and just couldn’t bring myself to wash and set my hair though, so…

June 8, 2015
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FAITH

WEEKLY WORD | Let’s Be Tulips

Tulips have become one of my favorite flowers. Their arrival means that Spring is finally here! I always look forward to seeing the first tulips of the season start to bloom around the city. Tulips are also my Quentin’s pick when he gives me…

June 6, 2015
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LIFE

LIFE | 5 Books That Will Change Your Life

For the past year or so, I have been reading a lot more. I’ve always loved to read (I was an English major in college), but I stopped doing as much leisurely reading once I started working (I did a lot of reading for…

June 3, 2015
Women's Devotional // Praying For Yourself | The Feisty House
FAITH

WEEKLY WORD | Praying for Yourself

I pray several times a day. You know, the quick “Lord, tell me what to say in this meeting” or “Please don’t make me miss this train” prayers. When I sit down to really pray, I start with thanking God for my blessings, and…

May 30, 2015
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STYLE

STYLE | Getting Back to Basics

I love clothes, and when I go shopping, I have a tendency to buy things that are bright and bold and may or may not work with anything else in my closet. I just buy what I like, but not always what I need,…

May 27, 2015