I’m Back

I know. It has been awhile, but I am back in action and looking to reconnect with all of you again. Social media has put all of us bloggers to shame with its latest and greatest updates. From fancy filters, 24 hour videos, to everything else in between – I dare to ask, are the…

When Searching For Love

I’ve noticed something about young women that has me bothered. I’ll get straight to the chase since you may be wondering why someone like me should be so bugged. Well, first let me say that I have sisters, cousins, nieces, and girl friends that are practically family members to me and when it comes to…

Lessons From Our Grandmothers

In mid-March, my boyfriend Nick’s grandmother died. The grieving is still harboring in our thoughts, the sound of her voice in our heads and the memory of her laying in her hospital bed still fresh in our minds. “Grandma” was very special to Nick and his family. She was also a very holy woman who…

What Happened To Social Media?

Ever since I was young, I always gravitated toward women with a strong voice that spoke up against societies norms and encouraged others to not just do better but – be better. From grade school to college, while other boys were doing reports on sports greats such as Babe Ruth and Michael Jordon, I was…

Don’t Hate On Love

I am a sucker when it comes to Valentine’s Day. Please forgive me for loving a day that is filled with chocolate heart boxes, cupid shaped cards, and stunning red roses. The balloons, the candlelit dinners, the lovey-dovey messages… it all totally gets my heart beating. I can fully admit that I turn to utter…

Gluten Free Everything

Last night, I met up with my bestie from the Westie-coast, Michelle. You have probably seen her on my blog before. I stood up in her wedding, and we are glued at the hip most weekends (along with our other gang of crazy characters). Michelle and I totally freaked out when we found out our NY…

Taking Accountability

I’m not one to shy away from planning personal goals months in advance. Strategizing, outlining and checking off boxes is mainly for my own peace of mind more than anything else. However, I’ve learned that telling yourself what tomorrow holds is usually a waste of time. Destiny has a funny — or shall I say…