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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

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
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

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

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

WEEKEND WORD | Learning to Fly

Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary. Isaiah 40:31   This week was the first time I worked…

November 7, 2015


Well, we did it! Q and I tied the knot on October 11th in a really amazing, pleasant, perfect ceremony. Everything went so much better than we anticipated. I still find myself feeling so unworthy of the beauty of that day! We had PERFECT…

October 22, 2014


On the day Quentin and I set out to have our engagement photos taken, everything that could have gone wrong did just that. It was such a terrible day. We had traffic getting to Brooklyn and I lost my dress (it has since been…

August 29, 2014


One of the best things about being engaged has been all the opportunities to celebrate with family and friends. My BFFs hosted my bridal shower over Memorial Day Weekend, and I had such a nice time laughing and catching up and celebrating with friends…

August 27, 2014


It’s good to be back. I took some time off from blogging this month to focus on wedding planning and some new life goals. Quentin and I have started pre-marital counseling and we’ve been seeing a financial planner (two things I HIGHLY recommend doing if…

August 25, 2014
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Out to Lunch with Desiree of Brownstone Bazaar

About two weeks ago, I took an extra long lunch in order to meet up with Desiree of Brownstone Bazaar (one of my fave #BLOGGERBOOS). I figured since it was a random weekday, we’d be able to score a table at Clinton Street Bakery.…

May 2, 2014

Lifestyle | Garden Wedding Inspiration

Quentin and I are getting married in a little over six months. The time has really crept up on me (it still doesn’t feel like we got engaged last July!) We’re having a garden wedding in Miami, so I’ve been pulling together a ton…

March 14, 2014

justWink // An unexpected Valentine’s Day

  I cannot even believe that I’m showing you these pictures. I mean, seriously. These are photos from my very first Valentine’s Day with Quentin, way back in 2008. Six years ago. Quentin and I were not officially dating in February 2008, and neither…

February 10, 2014

Best of 2013 // My 13 Favorite Moments

As we get closer to the end of 2013 and the beginning of a new year, I can’t help but reminisce. What  year it’s been! So much has happened to me, so many things that have been life-changing and have set me on a…

December 28, 2013
instagrammed - Hello Fall

Instagrammed // Hello, Fall

It’s been SUCH a busy Fall already. We kicked off the season by celebrating Quentin’s birthday with friends. Then I had an opportunity to hear Andre Leon Talley at 92Y, which was AWESOME. He’s lived such a full life, and he has so many…

November 25, 2013
Farewell Summer

Instagrammed // Farewell Summer

I can’t believe summer is officially over. It certainly feels like it here in NYC. The sun is starting to set earlier in the day, the mornings are colder…I’m wearing a jacket! Sigh, I suppose all good things must come to an end. At…

September 27, 2013
Wearing marley twists and a Kate Spade Saturday dress in Hope Gardens (Mona Heights, Kingston, Jamaica)

Hope Gardens

These pictures were taken one month ago today at Hope Gardens in Mona Heights (Jamaica) the day after Quentin and I got engaged. I can’t believe it’s only been a month. I feel like we’ve been engaged much longer. I remember I put on…

August 27, 2013
Krystal K. of The Feisty House at Afropunkfest 2013 in cropped top, denim shorts and obey snapback

I’m not Afropunk

Q and I met up with his cousin yesterday at AFROPUNK FEST in Brooklyn. I was curious about it, and Q really wanted to see K-OS. It was an interesting vibe. I guess I don’t listen to a lot of alternative Black music because…

August 26, 2013
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Instagrammed // Recent Bits and Pieces

I love the “Instagrammed” posts on the blog because it’s just me on my regular days. It’s important for me to be accessible and honest about my lifestyle with all of you who read The Feisty House. I’m not here living this ridiculously perfect…

August 21, 2013