Drink Your Way to a Healthy You


  So I finally purchased a Nutribullet! I had been postponing this purchase for far too long. I love smoothies, so it only makes since for me to make my own. Jamba Juice is only a few blocks away from where I live, but I’m telling myself to reduce the number of visits to that establishment. The morning I purchased … Read More

The Virgin Islands Has My Heart


Three weeks ago, I was enjoying the Virgin Islands. I am ready to return today. I enjoyed myself so immensely that I cannot fathom not returning to the beautiful islands. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to visit the Caribbean. I visited Hawaii back in 2010, but the Caribbean had been calling my name. Well, in April, … Read More

Did You Vote Tuesday?

I voted by absentee ballot two weeks ago. Tuesday was election day here in California. There was quite a bit on the ballot. I didn’t even know that our Governor was running for re-election until I opened my sample ballot. Go figure. Do the constituents 40 years of age and younger view voting as an important and necessary process? I … Read More

What Does It Mean To Be #TeamNatural

Sometimes I read this #teamnatural hair stuff and it just goes too far. Some conversations have become decisive communication/dialogue amongst black women. Do we really need another topic about us that is not bringing us together. I just hate seeing the conversation go left. I love going to natural hair events and looking at all of the different styles. I do have … Read More

I Want to Be Productive Now

How many times have you told yourself, “I want to get more things done”? Probably a million times. You essentially want to be more productive. This is the key to being successful. (I know success has a subjective definition.) I am a pretty productive person…I think, but there is always room for improvement. My great aunt used to tell me … Read More