Lifestyle

3 Tips to Successfully Transition Jobs

3 Tips to Successfully Transition Jobs

As many of you know, in addition this little blog, I have a corporate career–in human resources, to be specific. I have shared a few work-related tips and tricks on the blog over the years like these 5 corporate health hacks and my work week […]

Where to Dine During Houston Black Restaurant Week

Where to Dine During Houston Black Restaurant Week

It’s almost time for Houston Black Restaurant Week, y’all! This is the third annual installment of a local event that is taking root around the country in other cities such as Atlanta and Oakland. However, we’re talking about Houston Black Restaurant Week today, which is […]

Super Fresh Entertaining Ideas with Herbs & Flowers

Super Fresh Entertaining Ideas with Herbs & Flowers

Last week, I spent some time on the first day of spring eating lunch among fresh flowers and planting a miniature herb garden. It was as picturesque as you might imagine and there are plenty of pretty pictures in this post just in case your […]

Kulture Restaurant

Kulture Restaurant

Kulture is the newest establishment from Marcus Davis, the man behind The Breakfast Klub and Alley Kat (one of my favorite lounges) and the aim of this restaurant is to immerse visitors in the rich culture of the African diaspora through good food. Chef Dawn […]

My Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas

My Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas

January 10th officially marked one year as a homeowner in the Historic Third Ward neighborhood of Houston, Texas. My connection to this particular part of town started a long time ago, though. My mom was raised here–my house is actually on the same street as […]

DIY Date Night In a Box Ideas

DIY Date Night In a Box Ideas

9 fun and unique ideas for your next date night

5 Healthy Snacks to Keep On Hand

5 Healthy Snacks to Keep On Hand

5 simple snack ideas that are gluten-free, vegan, and Whole30 compliant

4-Ingredient Feel-Better Tea

4-Ingredient Feel-Better Tea

An easy, cold-fighting drink made with a few common ingredients

Look Back at It – Best of 2017

Look Back at It – Best of 2017

A recap of 2017’s most popular blog posts and preview of what’s to come in 2018

How to Slay After-Christmas Shopping

How to Slay After-Christmas Shopping

Get the most bang for your buck during post-Christmas clearance shopping with this guide of where to shop, what to look for, and what to avoid.