Boy Crazy: You don’t need a man to be whole

We've all been there. Dancing in the middle of the club with your head on the swivel trying to see who's checking you out. Or how about my fave, getting dressed up to go sit at a bar and hope Prince Charming "randomly" sits next to you and sweeps you off your feet. Been there.…

Best beauty supply stores in Phoenix for black hair care

The struggle to find hair care products for my hair in Phoenix has been stressful. When moving from the east coast to the west, there's A LOT to adjust to including the weather and the culture of the area. "It's a dry heat" EVERYONE and their mom told me. What they didn't tell me was…

10 tips for moving across the country

Originally from Atlanta I recently moved from "Tha A" to North Carolina, now I'm living in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some tips I have if you plan to move across the country.   1. Get your credit score up.   When I moved to North Carolina in 2015 it was similar to living in Georgia.…

What to do when you’ve been ghosted

If you've never been ghosted before, lucky you. Ghosting is...how do I describe this...ghosting is...horrible! It's not limited to this definition but basically it's when you've been dating someone, everything is fine then out of the blue they just disappear...like you never knew them. Like a ghost. People have a lot of reasons for why…

When my date said ‘black women have bad attitudes’

I thought swiping right on Tinder was finally going to pay off, but I can’t make this stuff up. Moving to North Carolina had brought me many firsts, this being one of the more disturbing. I had a date with a guy out of Fayettville the one night. He was 6'4" dark chocolate, big, bald…

Why cutting people out your life is good for you, and them

It's a new year and some people got cut off long before 2019. It's for the best, but I learned cutting people out of your life is not just good for you, it's good for them too. Dress from Modcloth via Poshmark I had a friend and we did everything together. Man, we had so…