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Two Habits That Make Me Better As An Entrepreneur

I recently returned from vacation and a much-needed break. For the past eight months, I have been on the go a lot and I was fatigued, so I needed to slow down a bit to take care of myself. At times it feels like my brain is always ticking and it’s hard to turn it off. Also, there is a lot of noise in the online space and I find it necessary to go to a quiet place to hear…

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Grenada Vacation 2015 + Day Trip to Carriacou (VLOG)

There truly is no place like home. My husband & I recently returned fromย vacation and for the second year in a row, we went to Grenada. Although the island is pretty small (120 sq miles), there is still so much to see, and I enjoy taking you along for the journey. So here’s the latest installment of our Grenada Vacation Photo Diary. We also made a trip to Carriacou for the first time (for me). More on that in a…

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5 Tips For A Great Essence Fest Experience

I spent the 4th of July weekend at Essence Fest 2015. As a first timer, it was an amazing experience. So amazing that it took me almost 2 weeks to recover, part of the reason I’m just getting to this post ๐Ÿ™‚ Although the experience was great I learned a few things a long the way that I wanted to pass on to anyone who might be going to future Essence Fests for the first time. Here are 5 Tips…

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5 Things To Do In Grenada

Things To Do in Grenada

Whenever I get the chance to go home to Grenada, I’m always excited. Call me biased, but it is one of the most beautiful places on earth ๐Ÿ™‚ Growing up there, it’s easy to take it for granted because you’re accustomed to everything there is to see and do. During my recent visit (like I did on my previous trip), I shared pieces of island life with you on social media. I also got a lot of questions about things…

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Birthday Weekend: Wine Tasting at Sugar Ridge Winery + Our Family Dinner

Last Fridayย I celebrated my birthday. If you read my Dear Me postย ย , you will recall me telling my younger self to embrace new experiences. Over the years, my husband & I have made sure that we do just that. We love exploring our “neighborhood”, so this weekend he planned a surprise mini staycaytion to Ennis TX, for a drive in movie and a Wine Tasting at Sugar Ridge Wineryย . I had mentioned that I wanted to see the Cinderella movie…

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Grenada Vacation Photo Diary Part 2

Grenada Vacation Photo Diary

Before I left for vacation in Grenada, I read a post from one of my favorite bloggers, Marie ofย GoodLooknOut. I felt like she was peeking into my thoughts LOL. I know you’re probably wondering what on earth her post has to do with vacation photos, right? Her post made the connection between leading a “simple life”ย and keeping a permanentย smile on your face. I was nodding (and smiling) through the entire post. Read the postย HERE I’ve always been a fuss free…

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Vacation Hair: Kinky Twists + Maintenance Routine

How to Maintain Kinky Twists

Before I left Dallas for vacation in Grenada, I planned to install some Crochet braids. Due to time constraints, that never happened :/ ย For the first few days, I “attempted” to wear a twist out but the humidity here just wouldn’t let me be great. My sister began the braid pattern for the Crochet braids but I quickly realized that having hair on my neck was not something I wanted to deal with. We went with plan B. Kinky Twists…

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