5 Motivational Books to Read This Winter

5 Motivational Books to Read This Winter

On the same day, two people asked my recommendations for books on self-help and affirmations. I have a considerable library of fiction and non-fiction books on a slew of topics, so I was happy to share the titles that have encouraged me in my personal growth journey. I’m a firm believer that if someone asks a question, there are probably others out there who […]

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

US readers, did you have a good Thanksgiving holiday? Subscribe via BlogLovin’ I hosted a nice, quiet dinner with the honey bear – my Thanksgiving menu was a hit. Despite my being in full-on Thanksgiving stealth mode, the universe had other plans for me when I woke on Wednesday morning. At the last minute, I got notice that the […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Prep

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu + Prep

Whoever said that Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of cooking never told a lie! I’ll be spending a lot of time in the kitchen over the next couple of days but I’m game. Pulling off a successful Thanksgiving dinner menu takes days of preparation. If possible, I take those couple days before Thanksgiving Day off work so […]

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Natural Curly Hair Updos: 3 Ways to Rock It

Now that the holiday season is here, I don’t have tons of time to spend styling my curls. During this time of year, I wear a rotation of natural curly hair updos that can be dressed up or down for any occasion. Buns and updos are the best hairstyles for me because they protect my […]