6 Movies about Famous Artists on Netflix

6 Movies about Famous Artists on Netflix

The role of a midwife

The role of a midwife

Birth stories are always a lovely thing to read because it gives you the opportunity to hear about someone’s transformative experience during childbirth as you recollect your own. Back in the olden days of the interwebs, written stories were all…

Grown folk concert essentials

Grown folk concert essentials

This post is sponsored by Gigasavvy. All opinions are my own. I’ve always had a thing for live music. I grew up with a father who loved going to concerts and seeing live shows and I guess some of that…

Fat girl musings: Girl, where is your waist?

Fat girl musings: Girl, where is your waist?

We were having dinner with friends the other night when my girlfriend eyed the cute romper I was wearing and said this to me,” You don’t have a big stomach. Your waist is small. You’re so lucky! I always get…

National Painting Week: DIY Stained Pallet Wall

National Painting Week: DIY Stained Pallet Wall

This post is brought to you by Sherwin-Williams. When you live in a home with eight people, sometimes you just need some extra room to breathe. Spots on the sofa are always filled up, there is never a quiet place…

National Painting Week with Sherwin-Williams May 20-30

National Painting Week with Sherwin-Williams May 20-30

National Painting Week with Sherwin-Williams is coming your way and I’m here for it. I mean, who doesn’t like the idea of refreshing spaces, changing perspectives and getting inspired? Here is a sneak peak of the pallet wall my husband built…

10 things for sisters to watch on Netflix Kids

10 things for sisters to watch on Netflix Kids

My two girls are like two peas in a pod salt and pepper chips and salsa cookies and milk cucumbers and Tajin, just like beans and rice. They are exactly 18 months apart and my two youngest children. The fact…

Yum: Layered yogurt cereal bowls

Yum: Layered yogurt cereal bowls

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with General Mills and Acorn Influence. All thoughts are my own. Ever since my babies were babies, they’ve been obsessed with cereal. The stuff just does not survive for long in my house….

All of my purple life

All of my purple life

Prince is gone from this Earth and I’m having a hard time accepting it. Gone at the age of 57. Gone way too soon. I was in Memphis when I heard the bad news. My Pops sent me a message…

Upgrading my beauty essentials with Dove

Upgrading my beauty essentials with Dove

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dove and DiMe Media. All thoughts are my own. If I close my eyes, I can remember my great-grandmother Amalia’s bedroom and her vanity so distinctly, it’s like I can reach out and touch it….

Resistance: Pushing past fear to tell your story

Resistance: Pushing past fear to tell your story

Whenever I have to do something that is nerve-wracking or downright scary, this self-imposed countdown begins in my mind. I begin to prepare my heart and mind for the task at hand and I watch the sand pour down the…