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LIFE | What It Means To Live Your BEST LIFE in 2016

Can you believe it? It’s the last day of the year. After today, 2015 will be no more than a memory. Tomorrow brings so much hope and promise; a brand new year is literally right around the corner, and it’s going to be a…

December 31, 2015
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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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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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BEAUTY | My Curly Haircut at Bumble and bumble.

If you read yesterday’s post (or were on Instagram on Sunday), then you already know that this past weekend I took the plunge and finally cut my hair. I received a complimentary cut and style from the amazing people at Bumble and bumble. (thank…

March 24, 2015
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HOUSE + HOME | 4 Decor Ideas for Couples // sponsored by HP x360

If there’s anything a woman should do before she gets married, it’s live alone. Completely by herself in her own apartment without a roommate.  I loved my life in Washington, D.C. because that’s where I had my very own apartment for the first time.…

February 28, 2015
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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…

February 3, 2015
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LIFE | 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…

February 2, 2015
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NATURAL HAIR | Living Proof Curl Product Review

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a media preview of Living Proof’s latest product innovation. I’ve been using Living Proof’s heat protector, and I like it, so I was really interested in trying their new Curl collection, which is made specifically for…

December 23, 2014
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EAT + DRINK | My EatWith Review

EatWith is a totally NEW type of dine-out experience that pairs adventurous eaters with gracious and talented chefs around the world. Chefs host the dinners in their own homes and cook out of their own kitchens! It’s like Airbnb for eating, but with an…

December 22, 2014
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EAT + DRINK | Deadly Delicious Macarons

The thing I love most about Instagram is the ability to become introduced to and acquainted with all types of new and interesting things, one of those being Deadly Delicious, a bakery run by two sisters who know a thing or two about making…

December 17, 2014
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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
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Solange Entertains Harlem // Ford Fiesta Movement

Photo courtesy Saint Records Solange took it to the streets yesterday to celebrate the release of her record label Saint Records‘ latest offering, Saint Heron, a compilation album featuring the label’s artists. Solange took her record, which will be formally released on Tuesday, to…

November 11, 2013
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Are you not entertained? // Ford Fiesta Movement

I live in a city that is teeming with entertainment, and yet since I moved to NYC in February, I haven’t taken advantage of any of it! Unless you count museums as entertainment? I do love a good museum. But I haven’t been to…

November 5, 2013
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BEAUTY | Maybelline ‘Color Elixir’ Lip Color Swatches

  Thanks to Refinery 29 and Maybelline, I got to try three shades of Maybelline’s new Color Elixir lip color, and I am definitely under the spell. I normally don’t wear lip gloss in the winter (because it’s windy and your hair is going…

November 4, 2013