Is Courting Still a Thing? 

Crazy thing: Before online dating there was blind dating that took effort and a bit of courtship. Does courting still exist?  There’s no way sliding in someone’s inbox and asking them to meet at your house works. Just because communication got easier doesn’t mean women have.  My first boyfriend asked me out in front of…

Flexin My Complexion

FAQs About My Melanin Yes, I have dark skin. No, I’m not from down south. Yes, I tan but it’s more of a summer glow No, I’ve never been to Africa Yes, I’ve always been this dark No, I don’t want to change it Yes, my peers picked on me for it as kids No,…

& Happy Mon(Daè) 012

Happy Monday and first day of Spring. It’s crazy we had spring in February and winter in March. Winter is definitely not leaving like a lamb. Next month’s shenanigans include me buying my Cedar Point Season Pass and a 90’s Bar Crawl (The 90’s were all that & after last year’s shenanigans my tickets are…

Generation Swipe – #amwriting

Be interested But not too interested You’ll scare him off. You don’t want him to know you like him but you do Like him Make him wait but not too long He’ll move on. He’ll lose interest and think you’re crazy Be laid back, but don’t cake your face on but don’t be too chill,…

New Orleans: Krewe du Vieux

I think birthdays are literally a celebration of life. An anniversary of birth shouldn’t just be acknowledged but freakin celebrated and after the year with the limo, exploration of Pittsburgh and the high standard of parties my parents set for me the only thing left to do was gather my gals for a quick getaway….

Seek Thrills? Go to Cedar Point!

My first time at Cedar Point I was a kid with a lot of reservations when it came to testing fate when it came to getting on rides but adult me is all, “bring it… Amusement parks wouldn’t build these roller coasters and put people on them if they weren’t safe.” Cedar Point in Sandusky,…

#AmReading (002)

We’re not even finished with February and I’ve finished two novels so far in 2017. If only I wrote as quickly as I read. That’s a post for another day though. What started as me browsing the internet for free books on Instafreebie and Book Funnel, turned into me getting Advanced Copies from some pretty…

Boxed Cake Baking Hacks

Baking is awesome and relaxing and my favorite part is decorating and getting all creative. I’ve baked a lot of things from scratch as I can follow a recipe but I’m busy and sometimes I just want quality baked goods in a very short period of time with no more than five ingredients. It’s totally…

Women’s March on Pittsburgh

Why I Marched on Saturday Saturday, January 21st the Women’s March on Pittsburgh wasn’t my first and probably won’t be my last time protesting. Over 25,000 men and women from all walks of life marched from the Pittsburgh City County Building to Market Square. Such a large turnout jam packed the square to the point…

& The 100 is Returning

If you have never watched The 100 it’s not your fault that you didn’t know any better. The show is a stand out on The CW’s weekly lineup and it’s almost surprising that the network ended up with such a gem. The show slowly starts off in season one introducing viewers to 100 juvenile delinquents…

& Happy Mon(Daè) 011

We’ve already lived through one week of 2017 and the world is just as chaotic as we left it in 2016 but we can look forward to the upside of life. There’s still Netflix and books to escape the reality of a Donald Trump Administration and how crazy the world is right now. I’m currently…

& #amreading 2016

2016 had so many good reads but only a few left quite the impression on me.