Operation Momshell: Lips & Brows On Fleek!


Yeah I said it!! Fleek, fleek fleek. And yes I’m turning 34 next month. I’ll fleek if I wanna fleek! Anyway…. Hi girls! I told you about how I’m straightening up, in my last installment of Operation: Momshell, well, now I’m brightening up.  Despite, not being “that girl” I am turning into “that ...

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Braidouts, Purple Hair, Big Chop and Clear


BRAIDOUTS I have been wearing my hair in a bun or ponytail for the last 8 months. Since I started my job when I moved to Florida, I have been pulling my hair back from Monday to Friday. Then on the weekends I'd just wear a wash n go. Now that I'm home, I'm wearing a wash n go more often, but I ...

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How To Procrastinate


Procrastination is such a dirty word, isn't it? It means you're lazy, dreading your to do list, irresponsible or just not a hard working professional, right? Nah, I don't subscribe to that BS and neither should you. Here's why. We NEED procrastination. Really! We need to take breaks from what ...

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How To Keep Your Marriage Spicy


In October John and I will celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. It seems odd to celebrate for 5 years when we've been together since I was 19 years old. (yeah...we're that couple). I don't plan on getting rid of this guy any time soon.  Unless one of my baes come a callin' again... so we have ...

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Good Reads


This week, recovering from surgery I spent a LOT of time laying in bed trolling the internet to occupy my time. Here are some of the fruits of my labor: Afrobella's Droppin' Knowledge Check her out giving the top things she's learned 9 years deep in this blogging biz.  My fave gem is #6 and ...

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Curly Kids – Biracial Hair Care Tips (#curlykids)


When I’m out with Ro and/or Kai I’m often stopped by moms of biracial kids and asked about their hair. Almost every time I post a pic on Instagram of Kaya I get messages with questions about hair care strategies. This post is long overdue. Here are my curly biracial hair care tips, tools, ...

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The Momshell Movement – Operation: Momshell 101


  I started Operation: Momshell in the past. It was my personal quest to not look like the stereotypical "mom" that's frumpy and takes no time for herself. I was thwarted by pregnancy…. and then laziness and forgetfulness…. but that’s neither here nor there! LOL I am back on operation ...

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What To Do Before You Quit Your Job

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So I got such a sweet response to the post I Quit My Job To Do What I Love and I’m so happy to hear that so many of you want to do the same! I’m definitely pro-doing what the hell you wanna do…. but in a smart way. Saying ‘to hell with this’ and up and leaving your job impulsively may feel good ...

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I Quit My Job To Do What I Love

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I put in my resignation letter last week. (My boss came up right behind me as I was typing it, LOL!) I am super excited to say that: Today was my last day working a 9-5 job. My day job was working as a CEO’s assistant. Something I’ve done for about 10 years or so. I can’t stand it, but really, ...

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Perfect Hotel for Fitness Buffs & Families

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  I’m sitting here looking at hotels in Michigan for a wedding we’re headed to in a week. As I’m going through the amenities (....and prices #realtalk) of each place, I keep thinking about the hotel we spent the weekend in for Rohan’s 3rd birthday. John and I wanted to take Rohan away, and also ...

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