I Got Married| 9 Things that Totally Surprised Me

I have been married for less than 2 months. You can say I am still a bride and totally unprepared to give marriage advice but I have to tell you I feel like I know some stuff. But don’t worry, I will save the unqualified advice giving until at least the 90-day mark. But, I…

Things that have Surprised Me About Wedding Planning

Wedding Planning has been a real trip So Life Update - I got engaged! And it has been amazing. I am elated to be marrying a great partner. I am excited to have a celebration that reflects who we are with family and friends as well. But, there are few things about wedding planning that…

Honest Life Lessons I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Life Lessons to My Younger Self It's my birthday and every year at this time I get reflective thinking about all the things that happened or could have happened. What’s the saying? “God protects babies and fools”. Yeah, fool… all me for so much of these 34 years. But being the fool taught me a…

“Woke” is More than Knowing Better, It’s Doing Better Too

Why Just Being Woke is not Enough

13 Reasons Why Sisters are Amazing

  It's National Siblings Day and although I am the oldest of 4 kiddos, my most interesting relationship is with my sister. My sister is a generally awesome asset in my life as an adult but as kids... not so much. We fought about everything, we were jealous of everything and it was not until I…

How I am Spending My Self-Care Day

Yay for Self-Care! I just found out today was International Goof Off Day and I think it may be one of my favorite holidays. With all the gift-giving, romantic obligations and forced family interactions that come along with other holidays, a day of sweet... sweet nothing is welcome. And it falls on a weekday makes it…

An Interracial Love Story | How It Began…

Let's start by saying, I am in a warm, loving, soul-satisfying interracial relationship with one of the greatest men I have ever known. But when it started (5 years ago), I had questions. I vividly remember cruising online blogs for information to validate all that I was feeling at the time. I heard from a…

Thoughts on Jordan Peele’s Movie, Get Out, From the Perspective of a Woman in an Interracial Relationship

Let me preface this by saying, I have incredible future in-laws/BF Family etc. They are nothing like the people in Get Out. #HeyYall 🙂 Ok, let's dig in... I went to see Get Out this weekend with the rest of the world. It was a great movie that left my heart racing in suspense and…