avocado oil hair treatment

Avocado Oil Hair Treatment for Curly Hair

As a person with naturally curly hair, avocado oil hair treatments are a godsend during the winter. The dry, arid climate I live in makes my hair dry and brittle, becoming further exacerbated by central heat, and knit sweaters and hats rubbing against my hair. I use this treatment every week before shampooing and conditioning and […]

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6 Ways to Achieve Your Goals in 2017

How many times have you set goals at the beginning of the year, only to look up 364 days later to see most of them unreached? There are ways to achieve your goals you set for yourself, without biting off more than you can chew.   Here are 6 ways to get closer to your […]

casual winter outfit

Sweater Weather: Casual Winter Outfit Inspiration

My default casual winter outfit consists of chunky sweaters, skinnies, and booties. It’s one of those fool-proof outfit combos always in the back of my mind when I’m thinking about what to wear. Pink accessories provide the perfect pop of color for winter, bringing hints of softness and femininity to tough distressed jeans and suede […]

creole seasoning recipe

Homemade Creole Seasoning Recipe

Emeril Lagasse’s creole seasoning recipe is a staple in my kitchen. It’s versatile enough to use it on everything – it made a tasty rub for the cornish hen and black eyed peas we had for Sunday dinner. It’s yummy on homemade french fries too. This is a tried and true classic that deserves a spot in every […]

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Easy DIY Face Masks for Your New Year Glow Up

One of my style resolutions for the new year is to continue building my natural skin care routine. I’m in my mid-30s now, so I have to think about anti-aging in addition to the breakouts I still sometimes experience. I’ve seen pretty positive results using diy face masks in 2016; the dark spots on my […]