Putting Together A Diverse Kids Summer Reading List

Shameful Mommy Confession: once my daughter started preschool earlier this year I kind of stopped reading to her! *insert ‘see no evil’ monkey emoj*. — We got so wrapped up in developing a new school routine, making sure she was adjusting okay, I settled into a new work from home routine, and the  week nights […]

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7 Dope places to Brunch in Los Angeles, Long Beach & The OC

It’s officially brunching season & with a holiday weekend upon us, any excuse to spend a little extra time out and about is bae. There’s nothing sweeter than fresh food and dining in places with fun & trendy vibes. And although three-day weekends are great for inviting people over and throwing some food on the […]

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and if you are like me the age old question is coming to mind, “What in the world am I going to get my mom for Mother’s day this year?!”😳 — Like birthday’s this holiday comes around every year and although we all try to show the moms in our world how much […]

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Currently Loving: Handmade Dolls

There are so many wonderful things to be found via Pinterest & Instagram. Handmade dolls, for me, has one of them. And by “for me”, (clears throat) – I mean for my daughter of course (wink, wink). And by currently loving, I mean completely, utterly, gushing over them! As you may have read in my […]

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Living Authentically – 5 Small But Mighty Goals for 2017

It’s a new year and as is customary there is much talk about “Resolutions”.  And while I’m not so much into the commercialism of making New Year resolutions, (i.e. waiting until Jan 1 to work on loosing weight, start a new business, or being more consistent about working towards a personal goal),  I truly do like the […]

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My New Fav Fall Accessory – JORD Wood Watches {GIVEAWAY}

It’s no secret that my husband is a big time watch man. But what most people don’t know is that I am too! – A watch [woman] that is! ha! — And while I am no where near as much a collector/fanactic as he is about a good timepiece, through the years he has definitely rubbed […]

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A Simple Wash Day Routine that Cleans, Moisturizes AND Nourishes Your Hair {Review}

*I received free product for purposes of review. However, all opinions are my own.* Any other curly girls & naturalista’s out there that dread “wash day” as much as I do? I mean, it’s like as soon as I get my hair conditioned, moisturized, and the curls poppin’ exactly how I like them to be, it’s time […]

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[FALL]ING For Zakiyah Soy Candles {Review}

*I was given free product for purposes of review. However, all opinions are my own.* Growing up Summer was my fav because of all the things that summer equals when you are a kid: no school, fun summer camps, swimming, time to hang out with cousins, & (to round it out) my birthday. But as […]

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Ootd: Celebrating my 29th Birthday! + Fall Florals {Mommy & Mini}

Here I am on my 29th Birthday! Loving God, my little family, our life, and who I am becoming! And I gotta say, I can’t believe I have officially entered into the last year of my 20’s! And it feels good! Crazy thing is around this time last year I wasn’t feeling so good. I […]

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Essentials Oils this Summer’s REAL MVP

So I’m pretty sure it is some type of “crunchy” faux-pax to purchase essential oils from “the man” (i.e. Target) lol!. But for a while now I have really been wanting to share how essential oils have began to improve our little family’s life. And quite frankly, that’s where I bought them! ha! So I’m swallowing […]

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