Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! I hope you’re all enjoying time with family and friends, good food, and lots of love. This post is over a month in the making. Last month, I had the pleasure of seeing an advanced screening of the highly anticipated film Queen & Slim. I went in with no expectations other than… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! Now Go See Queen & Slim
This week is Thanksgiving and as many of us are preparing to either host dinner or attend dinner, we will head to our local supermarket. I know for me this means either a run to Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods both of which are in close proximity to my home and work. Both of these… Continue reading Do You Live in a Food Desert?
This past Sunday, I was able to attend the Glamour Women of the Year Summit. My boss was one of the speakers and got all the millennial women in the office comp tickets. I was excited to go, and was pleasantly surprised at my experience. The day consisted of a light breakfast and lunch with… Continue reading Glamour’s Women of the Year Summit
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending CultureCon(recap here CultureCon 2019). One of the highlights of the event was an interview with Tracee Ellis Ross and Elaine Welteroth. Elaine Welteroth was the second youngest and only black Editor-in Chief at Conde Nast. One of the goodies attendees received at CultureCon was Elaine’s new… Continue reading More Than Enough was Enough for Me
Earlier this month, I finished a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle. It took me a few weeks to complete because I would only do it for about an hour a week until I got closer to the end. I had been wanting to do a jigsaw puzzle for a while, but just hadn’t found one that inspired… Continue reading Don’t Stop Playing
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending CultureCon. CultureCon is a conference for Black creatives bringing together celebrities and leaders in the arts for panels and discussions. It’s organized by The Creative Collective which is a creative agency based in NYC that works to create spaces for creatives of color. I had been… Continue reading CultureCon 2019
Maybe about two months ago at work a client called and I connected them with our intake specialist to have an initial conversation. About 10 minutes later, our intake specialist came to me and said the client wanted to talk to me. I was surprised because I have nothing to do with the intake process… Continue reading Stop Shrinking
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Purposefull Day Retreat with Full Collective. Full Collective is a community that helps to enrich the lives of women by equipping and encouraging them through workshops, retreats, bible studies, etc. They offered their last day retreat for 2019 and through an IG ad they found me,… Continue reading My Experience at the PurposeFull Retreat
I highlighted my 30th birthday last month, but today I wanted to highlight something different that I did to celebrate: I had my first Reiki Session. Reiki is a form of alternative medicine that seeks to bring physical and mental healing through the movement of energy. A couple of my coworkers had done a session… Continue reading Reiki: Yay or Nah?
I can’t believe that we are already in August! This year has flown by! As the Summer begins to draw to a close, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite black owned businesses here in NYC in honor of black business month. All of these establishments, I have been to personally so I can… Continue reading August is Black Business Month