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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

LIFE | The 2016 Word of the Year is EXECUTE

If I’m being 100% honest, 2015 is one of the best years I’ve ever had. 2015 has been an amazing journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. I know who I am as a blogger and burgeoning business owner, and who I know who I’m not. I’ve defined…

December 15, 2015

MUSINGS | On Fashion Collabs

  The new Altazurra for Target collaboration dropped yesterday. You’ll notice I never even mentioned it on the blog. Sure, there was a time when I woke up early on Sunday morning and headed to to shop the latest designer collaboration. I’ve shopped quite a few…

September 15, 2014

MUSINGS | On Being Black and Harlem Gentrification

Most of my coworkers know that my fiance lives in Harlem, so they often tell me of their forays into “Northern Manhattan” and all the wonderful places they go for brunch on Sundays. Just last week, one of them sent me a New York…

April 2, 2014

Musings | On Annoying Natural Hair Questions

Tamara did a really great post on Natural Hair Rules last year: 10 of the Most Annoying Natural Hair Questions. She tweeted the post yesterday, and I decided I’d respond to her post here on The Feisty House, to get you guys involved in…

March 26, 2014

Musings // On Lent and Fasting

Source   It’s Lent, but I’m not Catholic. So why do I bother fasting? This quote sums it up. I just started a blog management and content development business. I’m getting married in October. I’m running this blog in my spare time. I don’t…

March 5, 2014

Musings // The Signature Fragrance

    Some people can hear a song and remember exactly where they were the first time they listened to those lyrics. I don’t always hear my memories, but I can smell them. There have been so many times, especially since moving to New…

December 9, 2013

Musings // The Politics of Black Hair

  I love the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, so how did I miss this??? One of her “nerd land” segments last year was titled “The Politics (yes, politics) of Black Hair.” The segment features Curly Nikki (awesome!) and actress Nicole Ari Parker, and the panel…

June 27, 2013
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Musings // About Me. About You.

I saw a lovely post on The Chronicled blog late last year, and I thought to myself…what a wonderful idea! It’s so true: our blog readers know so much more about us than we know about you all! So to bring in 2013, let’s…

January 8, 2013

Obama 2012 Fundraiser

  I had the fantastic opportunity to attend a fundraiser for President Obama last Friday. It was such an amazing experience. I live in Washington, D.C., I’ve lobbied Capitol Hill, and I’m definitely a policy wonk. The RNC and DNC were like the opening…

September 14, 2012