Lifestyle

How I’m Investing in Myself Now and in the New Year

How I’m Investing in Myself Now and in the New Year

I’m about tapped out on Thanksgiving content and thought I would share something a little different today. As the year winds down, it’s so easy to surrender to whatever bad habits we’ve built up and vow to get rid of them on January 1st. I […]

EaDeaux’s Cajun Cocina – EaDo Houston

EaDeaux’s Cajun Cocina – EaDo Houston

In Houston, East Downtown, better known as EaDO is a hip and growing millennial hub where you’ll find no shortage of spots to eat–from poke to Vietnamese food, to soul food, and bistro-style American restaurants. I made the long trek 10-minute drive the other day […]

Dash of Jazz Etiquette Series: Easy Tips

Dash of Jazz Etiquette Series: Easy Tips

I’m no Emily Post but I have picked up a few etiquette tips over the years. For starters, I grew up under the tutelage of a mother who went to an old-fashioned Southern finishing school. She stoked my interest in decorum and it stuck. I […]

Time-Saving Grocery Shopping Hacks

Time-Saving Grocery Shopping Hacks

Grocery shopping can be a dreaded part of adulting for some. Although I actually enjoy a good grocery run, I’m not trying to spend all my time picking out the perfect produce or waiting in checkout lines. Efficient grocery shopping is one of the first […]

Tricks to Balance your Side Hustle and Full-Time Career

Tricks to Balance your Side Hustle and Full-Time Career

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetEatingWellFrozen #CollectiveBias The three things y’all ask me about the most are my recipes, my hair routine, and my schedule–specifically, how I balance my corporate job (about 40 […]

Tried & True Twist-Out Tips

Tried & True Twist-Out Tips

This post has been sponsored by SheaMoisture. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Outside of recipe requests, one of the most common inquiries I get from y’all is about hair. I’m a few years into my natural hair journey and have thankfully found the […]

Major Key Kitchen Tools

Major Key Kitchen Tools

I am by no means a gourmet chef but I do know my way around the kitchen and have experienced trial and error with a number of tools and appliances over the years. In response to inquiries about my favorite knives, pots, pans, etc., I […]

Summertime Fine Hydration Hacks

Summertime Fine Hydration Hacks

Thank you to Nubian Heritage for sponsoring this hydration hacks post. As always, all opinions are my own. We are deep in the trenches of summertime, which means hydration is even more important than usual–for multiple reasons! The weather is warm (absolutely scorching if you […]

I Tried Snap Kitchen’s New Meal Plan Service

I Tried Snap Kitchen’s New Meal Plan Service

I’m no stranger to meal prepping but never considered purchasing pre-made meals on the regular until hearing about Snap Kitchen’s new Meal Plan Service. After test driving it over the past week, I’ve documented the process from start to finish, including how everything tasted, what […]

Four Ways to Gift Self Care

Four Ways to Gift Self Care

This Self Care post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GotItFree #MrsMeyersBodyWash #CollectiveBias Give them space. As an introvert, I love my alone time. Even the most extroverted people need peace and quiet every once in […]