NEW HAIRSTYLE ALERT: BOX BRAIDS

Black hair has been an integral feature of black history – from African tribal styles to dreadlocks and the afro. (Read more about the cultural meaning of Hair in Blackness here ) Coucou mes Amours! Alors aujourd’hui on parle beauté. Et pour l’occasion je vous présente ma nouvelle tête: je me la suis faite 100% Africaine, avec

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EASY WEEK-END SPORTY CHIC

Hey loves! Here is a super cute and easy post in which I share a casual sporty outfit I rocked last summer, in hopes that it will warm up your day a little! Coucou Mes Amours! Je vous présente ici un look super mignon et facile à réaliser. C’était un de mes préférés l’été dernier

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THERE IS A BABY BAKING IN MOMMY’S OVEN: MY PREGNANCY JOURNEY

Hey lovelies, I hope your day is going great, because mine is going perfect! So much so that it put me in the happiest mood…to make a great announcement! Some of you may be shocked, while I know others who will start tearing up, simply overjoyed. Childbearing is such an incredibly beautiful experience…    

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AND HE TURNED ONE!!!

Hi Loves! Last month, my sweet baby C.J turned ONE! Yes!!! Given our busy schedules and all the stuff we were dealing with, his dad and I decided to wait until late February to throw him a decent first birthday party, which actually happened to be a combined party for him and his dad, since

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MY TOP 5 RULES FOR A HAPPY LIFE

“Happiness is the joy that we feel when we’re striving after our potential.” Material possessions are vain, but the gift of happiness is priceless! It is not that the path toward happiness is complicated, it may just be that it is unknown to many. As I am writing this post, I cannot say with absolute

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AROUND ATL: OUT TO THE PONCE CITY MARKET

Industrial shabby chic never felt so refreshing. Step out of the hustle and bustle of the city …without actually leaving the city! I love me some Ponce city market… whether it’s for a quick drink out, family strolls, shopping sprees, or whatever it’s always a lot of fun! If you ever decide to go, I will

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DASHIKI-ISH VERSATILY

Hi loves! The day after MLK day! Hmmm…well, let’s just say I woke up in a dashiki-ish mood this morning! Generally speaking, when I see people rock their dashiki garments, it’s always in casual outfits. But, in actuality, dashiki pieces can also be dressed up. Here is my take on a more put-together dashiki outfit,

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The 3 C’s of Mummy-ing

Hi loves, here I want to share a little bit of my not so thorough “expertise” on what I like to call “mummy-ing”, the art of being a mummy. This goes out to my fellow moms, moms-to-be, and any body taking care of a child. Around this time last year, I gave birth to the

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Neutral Color-blocking

Hey loves! Is it Christmas yet? Ho-ho-ho… Merry Christmas 🎄🎄🎄 To wish you all a wonderful Christmas, I decided to share with you my look of the day: a tasteful nude overlay, with a camel and black color-blocked waterfall jacket. I was looking for a way to style my newly acquired faux leather midi skirt for

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Subtle Effortless Chic

Hi loves, What do you all think about a little fashionista insight for this awesome Tuesday? That sounds good to me. So well, let’s dive in. Here is a peak at one of my favorite looks, reconstructed for a less formal occasion. I am a big fan of formal-wear kind of “office-y”, and I wanted

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