The McDonald’s Chain Reaction

Have you ever heard the phrase "pay it forward"? I feel like it’s becoming a pretty popular thing in which people go out of their way to be kind to a stranger and, in return, the stranger spreads that kindness to another stranger and so on. Although I’d read a number of articles about anonymous [...]

10 Journal Topics

I had stated in a previous post that one of the easiest ways to get on board with minimalism is to start a journal. Now I'm not going to lie, I'm pretty bad with keeping up a journal. It's not that I don't like to do it, I just know that I will often times [...]

10 Colors for Your Minimalist Wardrobe

Okay, before I get into this post, lemme just say something: Following this list to a T doesn't make you a minimalist. Not following this list to a T doesn't mean you aren't a minimalist. I love playing with color, but I know that if I play too much into it, I start purchasing tons [...]

10 Things to Toss Out Now

With the New Year in full swing, it only makes sense to try to make the transition and smooth and clean one. Whether you're an aspiring minimalist like me or you just want a fresh start, here are some things to throw out now to easily declutter your home: Number 1: Receipts I've been better [...]

My Chebe is Here!

I'm so excited! So just to give a little update on my chebe journey for natural hair, I've been waiting for this powder to come all the way from Chad, Africa so that I can use it on my strands. For more about my 2018 Chebe Journey, click here. I'd ordered this stuff on the [...]

10 Steps to Go Vegan

I remember when I first learned what a vegan diet was and I had a field day making fun of it. I seriously assumed vegans munched on grass and held up picket signs about animal cruelty and the like, and I thought to myself at the time, "I'd never be a vegan..." And then I [...]

Lifting: Am I Cut Out for This?

Hello all! Now I would love to say that I'm making this post because it's the New Year and all, but that'd be a lie... Truth be told, I have a weight problem. No, I'm not overweight. I'm 25 lbs under weight... The only thing worse than being underweight is having people look at you [...]

10 Things to Keep in Your Pantry

If there's one thing my mother taught me, it's to always be prepared for an emergency. This could be anything, since life will come with trials and tribulations.  Growing up, my parents always gave me and my sisters everything we needed, and we were blessed enough to get much of what we wanted too, but [...]

Top 10 Different Oils for Natural Hair

I'm sure that by now many naturals know that oil is a staple for their hair. Heck, anyone who is trying to promote growth, prevent breakage, and strengthen their strands should be using oils in their routine. There are tons of different carrier oils that people use for their hair and skin. A few that [...]