Beauty is who you are, jewelry is icing on the cake. I always underestimated the importance of accessories, specifically jewelry. After years of “fashion” blogging, I finally realized that you’re never fully dressed without jewelry. Now I feel naked if I don’t at least have a necklace and earrings. Jewelry adds an extra layer to
We’re going to visit some family in West Virginia this weekend! I have lived in North Carolina for 9 years now and although it took some adjusting, NC now feels like home to me but West Virginia is where I was born and raised. I grew up in a single-wide trailer set up in my
One of my favorite things about Joel is that he’s not your stereotypical masculine dude. He doesn’t care if he’s perceived as “manly.” He likes what he likes and doesn’t care what other people think. When I look up gifts for men they always contain some variation of beard oil, guns, beer, hunting, etc. Joel
We had so much fun setting up a little watermelon picnic and taking family pictures! The kids really enjoyed all the fruit and they really love being in front of the camera haha. I coordinated our outfits for Memorial Day but they would also work great for the 4th of July family pictures and outfits!
When we’re wearing coordinated outfits, it calls for a tea party photoshoot! Tea parties are one of my favorite things to do with the kids. It is fun, relatively easy, and the kids go crazy over it. They get so excited when I get the tea set out. Even my eight-year-old son gets really into
It’s never too early to start taking care of your skin! I struggled with my skin for years but now in my late 20’s, I finally got my acne under control and now focus on anti-aging skincare. One of the biggest factors in anti-aging is hydration. Hyaluronic acid is a key ingredient to retaining moisture.
I love that people are highlighting black creators and businesses right now and super talented people are finally getting the credit and attention they deserve. I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite black-owned beauty and fashion brands for you to shop! Telfar We gotta start out with Telfar. I have been wanting the
The weather has really been heating up here in NC so we are officially in summer mode! We spent early April in Florida and the kids lived in the pool. We’ve been chillin in our rainbow kiddie pool and having water gun fights, so we’ve needed to find some cute swimsuits for the kids to
I’ve been feeling a little down the past couple of days so thought I should take a moment to think about the things that are bringing me joy and focus on that instead! Catalina has been asking me to braid her hair every day. Her hair is getting so long! I love braiding it and