Real Talk: Journey to Financial Freedom

Update: Below is a video describing what I will be doing in this early retirement journey. Okay, so I told myself a few months ago that I planned to retire no later than age 35. Yeah, I'm serious. I'm dead serious. However, one thing I've noticed in my research of achieving this dream is that [...]

10 Ways to Save Money With Natural Hair

A few months ago, I came across an article while I was on Pinterest about this woman who retired at the age of 28. Yeah, 28. Not only that, but she had a net worth of about 2.2 million and still growing! She explained her ways of getting to financial freedom, and one of them [...]

My Top 10 Go To Products for My Hair

I don't know about you naturals out there, but it took me forever and a day to settle on what I wanted to use to take care of my natural hair. I was reading and watching so many others who recommended a plethora of different products; making me a product junkie just months into my [...]

10 Things Nobody Told Me About 4C Hair

Okay, so I believe I mentioned in my last post that I have type 4C hair. For those who don't know, this means I have the kinkiest, coiliest, curls of them all. And to top it off, my hair is very thick and coarse. Every time I even think about having to touch my hair, [...]

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Big Chopped

Hey guys! So as some of you may know from looking at any of my photos or reading my blog name, I have naturally curly hair. Like... really curly hair. Believe it or not, I've actually only had my natural curls for about 2 1/2 years. Crazy, right? After I turned 2 years old, my [...]

What Am I Doing…?

Hello whoever found this blog! My name is Jewels and I am 5'3, Curly...Me! About a month ago, my family moved from Gilbert, AZ to Waco, TX so that my little sister and I could go to our dream school: Baylor University! I'm pretty stoked and it's been about 11 years since the last time [...]