& Happy Mon(Daè) – 003

Hola! It’s finally starting to feel like spring outside but I’m not going to count my chickens before they hatch because this is Pittsburgh and we get all the seasons in like twenty four hours. This weekend was pretty awesome. I went to an Art Showcase at the August Wilson Center and supported some local…

& 2016 Subscription

If January is a free trial of 2016, I’m already ready to buy the real deal. A lot of awesomeness has happened so far into 2016 and I’m strapped in ready to see where this roller coaster called life happens to take me. Young African American women in the Pittsburgh area don’t get a lot…

& I Don’t Know How To Girl

Growing up with two brothers  (and two step-brothers), I’ve mostly been the only girl! I got the best of both worlds. I had every Barbie that you could imagine yet I would still take my brother’s WWF figurines and stomp my feet crying until they let me play flag football with them. I was a cheerleader yet I…

& Just Throw it in the Bag

Good morning! I’m challenging myself to post at least three times a week and three times in one day won’t count. I also want to post more of my beautiful city on here. Hope everyone is enjoying their Hump Day. Lately I’ve been into Crossbody bags because most of them come medium sized. The larger…

& Why I Don’t Wear Make Up

So as I get older a lot of my friend around me are indulging in make up. I’m like umm yeah not for me. I don’t count my crazy collection of Victoria’s Secret lip gloss as make up because it only takes five seconds to put on and I don’t necessarily need a mirror. The eye…

& My Beauty Pageant Experience

Everyone’s talking about the Miss Universe pageant that just passed & as a fan of beauty pagents I’m over it. I never noticed how much work and (cough) money goes in to a pageant until I entered one. I applied for Miss Pennsylvannia, just to see if I would get accepted. You have to send…

–& My Hair

Lyrical Status. “I am not my hair. I am not this skin. I am not your expectations no, I am not my hair. I am not this skin. I am the soul that lies within.”  — India Arie “I am not my Hair” Feeling. Content      Me and my kinky thin in fullness but thick…