Here Are My Top 3 Superheroes, Who Are Yours?

Superhero— a type of heroic stock character, usually possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting crime, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains. -source You know, I always wondered when I would watch a movie where  a black woman was being rescued by a superhero— I’m still waiting. I’ll be the first…

5 Ways to Mind Your Business in 2018

Handle your business, mind your business. The end. This is my mantra for 2018 and my newly adopted eternal mood. This seemingly is a pretty straight-forward concept: handle your own business, mind your own business. In fact, the How To on Living Your Best Life even encourages us to mind our business. To paraphrase, it simply says:…

5 Black-Owned Places to Dine in Downtown Atlanta!

There are so many hidden gems in and around Atlanta, and I can’t get enough of them! The best part about living in a Metro City is the fact that you can travel 10 miles or less and experience entirely different neighborhoods, cultures, foods, and experiences. I’ve been living in “Metro” Atlanta for 4 years, and…

Life in the Rain

What does life look like, after the rain? I had such a wonderful weekend with family and friends, in lieu of the rainy days. You know what’s funny, I kind of like the rain. Although the weather wasn’t too bright, I found a new appreciation for Life in the Rain. Smile in the Rain. Jump…

6 Black Women Who Are Moving Mountains in 2018

Happy New Year, loves! How did the first few days of 2018 treat you? I have to tell you, being able to wipe the slate clean and make room for growth in the New Year is something I’ll always be grateful for. The first weeks of every year are crucial. And because I believe how…

10 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts that Every It-Girl Needs

Hey loves! Have you started your holiday shopping yet? I definitely waited until this week to start buying gifts (#dontjudgeme), but it is the thought that counts, right? And while I had a mild heart attack when I caught a glimpse of my calendar yesterday, I’ll admit that because there are so many amazing items…

A Conversation with Your Past, and Your Future

I often read about visioning and how important it is to see yourself in different phases in life. When I was a young girl, I would envision myself living in Atlanta, in a loft in the city, and launching my own business. This vision started occurring around my senior year of college, at 21. Fast forward…

5 Black Women-Owned Businesses I’m Supporting for #BlackFriday

Happy Thanksgiving week, y’all! I can’t speak for anyone else, but I am too ready to gather around the dinner table on Thursday and take part in good conversation, infectious laughs and delicious eats. I’m also going to whip up a few dishes and try not to burn my house and everything I love down…

4 Ways to Stick to Your Health Goals During the Holiday Season

The past few months have been a little crazy for me. I suffered two close personal losses within weeks of each other. I came to the realization that I was unfulfilled in the role I have spent the past four years doing. And I found myself in a weird state of confusion constantly wondering, “What’s…

How To Get Your Animated Bitmoji, Using Snapchat!

My text game entered a new level when I was introduced to Bitmoji a few years ago. It’s so fun to use a comic version of yourself as text replies. It only gets better when the person you’re texting has a Bitmoji too! But with levels, comes new levels, and I’m here to show you how…