A June Playlist That Matters
Wellness

A June Playlist That Matters

No matter where you are, this playlist for June is in response to the protest around the nation and world for Black lives. It's to celebrate Juneteenth and Black Music Month. Black music is the foundation for every genre. From social activism to the summer...
Shortcuts to Cleaning Your Home in 15 Minutes or Less
Design

Shortcuts to Cleaning Your Home in 15 Minutes or Less

Cleaning is definitely not my favorite activity. It's one of those things that I have to be in the mood to do. But I'm also one of those people that feels pure joy and satisfaction from the looks of a sparkling sink and bare countertops....
9 Father’s Day Gifts That’ll Make You the Favorite
Relationships

9 Father’s Day Gifts That’ll Make You the Favorite

I still haven't quite figured out why the men in my life, specifically dad, are the absolute hardest customers to shop for. Maybe it's because they tend to just buy whatever it is they want for themselves. Or maybe it's because they don't expect much...
A Letter to America: Do Better, Be Better
Wellness

A Letter to America: Do Better, Be Better

Tired is not even the word to describe what I and so many of my Black brothers and sisters are feeling right now. We are exhausted, infuriated, disheartened, grieving, anguished, but most of all, disappointed. This country continuously tells us our lives are not valued....
11 Colorful Bathrooms You’ll Want to Copy Immediately
Design

11 Colorful Bathrooms You’ll Want to Copy Immediately

When envisioning my dream home, the bathroom is the room where I instantly spiral into an identity crisis. Do I go with a spa-like minimalist look? Am I more traditional or modern? Would Boho be cool? Ooh, what about a statement color? In a world...
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Wellness

32 Small Things to Do for Yourself Today

May 19, 2020

Our lives are definitely different, but life is still happening. I don’t want to jump the gun here or speak a little too soon as things can change within a millisecond, but I’ve been feeling a little better lately. […]

Design

These Are the 10 Coziest Patios on Pinterest

May 15, 2020

With the warmer months finally here (YES!) and our days of quarantine still going, we’ve been spending as much time outside as possible. But, if you’re anything like me, after a few evenings of taking in the fresh air with […]

Relationships

At-Home Date Nights to Try This Weekend

May 11, 2020

You know the importance of regular date nights to keep the romance alive, right? After staying at home for nearly two months, “date night” now feels like a pipe dream; just like how you probably reminisce on going to the […]

Design

8 Dreamy Kitchens With Standout Appliances

May 6, 2020

There are definitely some drawbacks with living in apartment rentals. One of the main being you don’t have much say or control over the design. Some of my current apartment’s features match what I like — dark cabinets, stainless […]

Wellness

Your May Playlist That’ll Remind You of Summer

May 1, 2020

It’s that time of year again. Ya know, the one where we enjoy the warm weather, sunny skies, and all of the fine things nature has to offer. With this new normal, those pleasures look a little bit different. […]

Beauty

7 Nail Colors That Are Trending Right Now

April 28, 2020

Listen, I love a good nude or light pink mani just as much as the next girl. But with us gearing up for summer, it’s time to have a little bit more fun… even if we are still in […]

Relationships

Learning to Listen Without Getting Defensive

April 26, 2020

Have you ever had a conversation and felt like the other person was not really listening to you? Maybe you have even witnessed a conversation and thought to yourself, Hmm… that person is not listening but just waiting until […]

Design

Easy-Care Houseplants You’re Sure to Love

April 22, 2020

While some of us city-livers wish we could call a big backyard our own, the reality is outdoor space is pretty limited. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that we can’t bring the outside in. The easiest way to get […]

Relationships

9 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Actually Worthy of Mom

April 16, 2020

Even though it happens the same month every year, Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that tends to come as a surprise (Oh sh*t, that’s THIS weekend?!). And every year, we find ourselves trying to think of last […]