Ten years ago. There was an older woman that worked in the same building that I worked in. Eclectic and Bold. I’d never seen a woman wear striped button ups with polka dotted pencil skirts. Fishnets with blazers and short skirts. Leopard print cat eye frames. She wore her collars sticking straight up in the air. Fabrics that didn’t match, but…Read More
I’ve had my Nespresso machine since Christmas. Hubby gave it to me as a Christmas gift because I’m a coffee lover. I waited so long to use it because its so fancy and shiny. I decided to use it this morning. Its not just any ole coffee maker, its a Nespresso machine. I know I…Read More
I’ve been challenged by my mentor and good friend to put a name to the ugly, negative parts of myself. The woman who lies. The woman who manipulates people. The woman who likes to gossip. The woman who cheats. The woman who will steal your joy. The woman who avoids important decisions to sit in…Read More
I hate eating the insides of certain foods. Cookies, Sausages, Brownies, Chicken. Weird, right? I was eating a chicken strip the other day and I was eating the outsides and around it. In my head, my grandmothers’ voice said “stop being childish and eat the whole chicken strip!!”. I proceeded to eat the whole thing and I…Read More
I always stare at the life size picture of Marilyn Monroe on my wall. As a little girl, I thought Marilyn Monroe was a dream. My mother enjoyed watching black and white movies and sometimes she would watch movies starring Marilyn Monroe. She was gorgeous. She was sassy. She was sexy. A BOMBSHELL. When I…Read More
Every month, the women’s ministry of my church holds a Women’s Meeting. Its a time for fellowship, prayer and bonding. At the beginning of every year we usually meet to create vision boards. This year the women decided to do something different. Last month, all of the women were asked to spend time with God and allow Him to…Read More
Guess what I did last weekend? I braved the bitter cold and enjoyed tea with my younger sister at one of my favorite tea rooms. Lady Camelia I love to introduce all of my family and friends to this place because they know I enjoy tea rooms and tea houses. Many of my family and friends…Read More
As the year comes to a close, I’m sharing with you my most memorable moments of 2018. It’s definitely been an eye opening year for me. January Chopped off all of my hair, marched into the hair salon and demanded a relaxer. I was so tired of my hair and its looking like there will be a…Read More
“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.”
In my head, I quit on my blog at least once a month. I discourage myself. I complain. I get frustrated. I lack creativity. Then out of nowhere, someone will pop up and comment on my blog or someone will inquire about my blog and I feel that pang of excitement all over again. I think about my blog daily. I think about what to write next, I think about how to modify my blog, I love researching new words and phrases and I genuinely love formulating my thoughts for display. In the back of my mind, I do know that the magic is to continue to strive towards my passion because I’m bound to succeed in one way or another. Time to crank up this Black Girl Magic!
Never give up on your passion!!!
Sometimes we all just need a little motivation…
They are in all the magazines. They are adorning the feet of all the celebrities and models. They are street styling on all the popular Instagram posts. They are taking over my life. I cant seem to figure out this trend. The Chunky Sneaker Trend (I call it the Ugly Grandpa Shoe Trend). How does one…Read More