Black Girls Hike Too

I am a city girl, I don’t do bugs, and my allergies are serious. Hiking was not part of my vocabulary and everyone I knew would agree. I knew my love for hiking was real when I found myself on the REI website reading blog posts on what type of gear to buy for hiking. […]

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COVID-19 + Love = Zoom Wedding

How to plan a Zoom wedding during quarantine COVID-19 canceled our wedding, but not our love. But first, the grief Postponing our celebration – When things started shutting down and we shifted to working from home, I began to realize that our June wedding might not happen. I began to feel actual grief and sadness […]

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5 Books by Black Authors That Will Soothe Your Soul

I find myself reading again for the first time in years. Actual books, with pages, lol. Ok, I also listened to quite a few audiobooks. The point is I’ve finally given myself the time and space to enjoy the written word again. Over the last couple of years, I’ve always had about 4 or 5 […]

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Sweet Butter Sunday #3 – Picnics & Poetry

Welcome to Sweet Butter Sundays A Time for Self-Care Summer Summer Summertime. This weekend has been peaceful and friendly. I watched First Wives Club on BET+ and it was so Bomb! I might actually think about paying for BET+ after my free trial ends (but I already have cable, Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video, come […]

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Green Thumbing in my Quarantine Garden

Adding life to our home with plants Becoming a plant lady – A few months ago we a couple of plants.. and now we have 15… That moved quickly. Before I knew it, adding plants to my patio and plant life to my home had become my new favorite hobby. House plants have the ability […]

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Sweet Butter Sunday #2 ~ From Head to Toe

Welcome to Sweet Butter Sundays A Time for Self-Care Summer is in full bloom and we are in an uneasy place of deciding whether to venture outside and hang with friends or stay hunkered inside. It’s impossible for me to stay locked inside anymore. I’ve been itching like a bug to get out and go […]

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Friends From Afar

#Friendship I’ve been fortunate to have some great friendships in my life. Men and women who support me, share honestly and challenge my thinking. Today, I’m focusing on my sisterhood, the worthwhile women I’m lucky to know. Yesterday I received two packages in the mail that I was not expecting. (Amazon has become my best […]

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Sweet Butter Sundays

Welcome to Sweet Butter Sundays A Time for Self-Care On Sundays, before the work week starts, I take a moment to spend time with myself. (I hope by now you’ve heard of self-care Sunday) This time is just for me to prepare myself for the week ahead. This first Sweet Butter Sunday is coming for […]

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Suddenly The World Was Canceled And Everything Paused

Busy. Remember what it was like to have a busy schedule? —> Maybe you have unending emails at work, 2 babies and husband to take care of, Netflix shows you’ve been wanting to watch, 30 books on your nightstand that you vowed to read, dreams and goals you hope to pursue and a never-ending list […]

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3 Productivity Apps Every Professional Needs

Roll out of bed, go for a run, speed race to work, struggle through endless meetings, grab lunch, work again, finally get home, scrape together a dinner, tear up at This is Us, read a few pages of something, sleep and then do it all over again. I don’t know about you, but my days […]

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