How To Wake Up at 5AM

I love to sleep. (Who doesn't?)

In the words of Jhene Aiko, "If I had it my way, I'd roll out of bed, say, 'bout 2:30 mid day."

I was never a morning person growing up. I was known to wait until the last possible minute to get up and go to class or work, and I could always be found still asleep in bed way past noon every Saturday.

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How To Get The Best Sleep Ever

There's nothing worse than wanting to sleep and not being able to. Whether you suffer from insomnia (like I used to) or you simply get restless at night (from thinking about all of your exciting ideas in life), losing out on valuable sleep time can wreak havoc in your daily routine. You're tired, you're groggy, you're not as focused, and your skin isn't at peak glow. All bad.

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Cookies at Crumbville

I love cookies.

Back when I was a kid who watched Sesame Street everyday, one of favorite characters was, as you can probably guess, the Cookie Monster. A cookie was the first thing both my dad and grandma taught me how to bake. And my love for cookies is the main reason why I'm never bikini ready each time summer rolls around. 

Cookies, among other desserts, are my weakness, so when I find a new place around town that makes good treats, I become obsessed. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I present to you my latest obsession: Crumbville, TX.

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A List of AKA Bloggers and Content Creators

I love my sorority.

I've had the privilege and pleasure of being a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated for over three years. 

Over the course of my journey in AKAland, I've been able to tap into its vast network of intelligent, creative women from across the country. And in turn, I've come across several talented bloggers and content creators, both in "real" life and through social media, who also share the bond of AKA sisterhood.

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Why I Love 'Insecure'

Insecure is the most refreshing show I've watched all year.

Seeing college educated black women brunch, club, date, and kill it at work. Seeing AKA sorority paraphernalia on Molly's desk and Issa tying her scarf at night to lay those edges. I love seeing us be us, in all of our magical black girl glory.

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