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.Read More
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.Read More
The Devil Wears Prada is one of my favorite movies. It's one of those films I watch on TV every time it airs, all the way through, without ever getting bored. From the mentions of fashion designers I love to the brilliant performance by Meryl Streep as the iconic Miranda Priestley, it's truly a classic.
What if God is really saving you for someone?
What if the cause of our long-standing singledom is the simple fact that someone out there is currently praying to God to save us for them?
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.Read More
As a freelancer, I spend most days working from home. But occasionally it boosts my productivity to get out of the house and head to a cafe to work instead. I'm currently on a mission to share with all of my fellow freelancing and telecommuting folks, or anyone else who enjoys a good cappuccino and free wifi, the best coffee shops, co-working spaces, and restaurants around Houston to work at. So far, Tout Suite takes the cake.Read More
Whether you’re a native Houstonian or you’re simply in town for a weekend getaway, hitting the Houston brunch scene on a sunny Saturday or Sunday morning should be at the top of your must-do list. I’ve started to consider myself somewhat of a brunch connoisseur, seeing as breakfast is my favorite meal of the day but I love to sleep in. Houston and its surrounding suburbs are home to some delicious cuisine, but today I want to feature my current favorite brunch gem. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the inner loop, and head out to Sugar Land to Jupiter Pizza and Waffle Company.Read More
Productivity is a big lifestyle buzz word, I know. But it's no secret that there's a direct correlation between productivity and success. I mean, how can you be successful if you never get anything done? Over the past few weeks, I've been focused on kicking my productivity into overdrive, accomplishing more than I ever have on a day to day basis. Here are four changes I've implemented in my life lately to which I credit my recent bursts of productivity and work efficiency.Read More