I don’t make resolutions, I make vision boards

Happy New Year to you and your family! New Year’s to me is a clean slate. It’s the opportunity to take the lessons that were learned the year prior and apply them to being greater this year! I will spend my day putting together my vision board. After my vision board is complete, I will [...]

How To Deal With Your Toxic Family This Holiday Season

Growing up, I really thought it was just me! Not until social media and those Petty Holiday Auntie memes did I understand I was not the only one who hated family get togethers. The great thing about being an adult is you control yourself and your environment. I was born into a very dramatic family. [...]

❄️Recipe: Cherie’s Crockpot Hot Chocolate❄️

Mexico 500 BC, the Mayans were drinking chocolate made from ground up cocoa seeds mixed with water, cornmeal, chili peppers as well as other ingredients. A lot different than the hot chocolate we know today. Until the 19th century, hot chocolate was used medically to treat ailments such as liver and stomach disease. Mexico introduced [...]

I Wanna Share With You My Favorite Yoga Gear!

Isley Nicole Melton is a Designer, Producer, Actress, Author. CEO of Nsombii ® and my friend!  She just so happened to design my favorite workout gear ever! Yes, I have been caught out in them often. They are my favorite running errands outfits! https://youtu.be/aGN1BDgszaw Nsombii® (pronounced Nah-som-bee) is an African-inspired athletic apparel line.  The name is Swahili which means, "Abundant joy." [...]

There’s Nothing Better to Eat When It’s Cold Outside Than a Big Bowl of Sancocho

When the temperatures drop below 25°, I’m looking for comfort food. (You can make this recipe at whatever temperature feels cold to you.) Something warm, something satisfying and something with humble roots. I’m not a huge soup person but I love a bowl of Sancocho. Maybe because it reminds me of a simpler time. Maybe [...]

A Gem Found Me!

In my house, gift wrapping has always been my job, so I like to jump on it asap. I get super anxious doing it at the last minute. As my daughter grows older, I have been finding it more difficult to do it without getting caught in the act. Then I checked my DM, and it was like the [...]

It’s Officially Sweater Weather

I’m an East Coast girl. There is something so sexy about the weather change. Sweaters, warm tea, that extra blanket on the bed! Let’s not forget about the sexiness of men in Tim’s and Hoodies on, women in skinny jeans and high boots! Seeing your breath. Deep sigh, I have the biggest smile on my [...]