the beauty of things

beauty is everywhere, just look around and you will run smack dab into it.  the substance of beauty can fill your world full of bliss.  as much as one may try to explain its essence, we still cannot comprehend its fullness.   i've always been drawn towards the esthetics of beauty and its detailing which in … Continue reading the beauty of things

my tribe

tribe/trīb/noun: tribe; plural noun: tribes a social division in a traditional society consisting of families or communities linked by social, economic, religious, or blood ties, with a common culture and dialect, typically having a recognized leader. for the past three years my fiancé, Reggie, and i have taken our little tribe to spring vacation at our lake … Continue reading my tribe

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relax. relate. release…valentine’s edition

i'm jumping straight in.  yes, it's valentine's day and of course you need to be sexy.  jaw dropping gorgeous - of course you're beautiful already, but spruce it up a bit!  i can be a little over the top when it comes to embodying my sexy and i can be a little extra for him … Continue reading relax. relate. release…valentine’s edition

Spaghetti Carbonara

INGREDIENTS 12 oz. spaghetti Kosher salt 3 large eggs 1 c. freshly grated parmesan 8 slices bacon/turkey bacon 2 cloves garlic, minced Freshly ground black pepper Extra-virgin olive oil (optional), for garnish Sea salt or Kosher salt (optional), for garnish Freshly chopped Italian parsley, for garnish DIRECTIONS In a large pot of salted boiling water, … Continue reading Spaghetti Carbonara

mommy, i need a band aid: why i decided to have my children see a therapist

as a well-seasoned mother of three children, i know the healing power of a Band-Aid.  as an adult we understand that the Band-Aid is intended more to give attention to both real and imaginary problems, and it works.  the child identifies a harm and moments later the child has physical proof of a remedy.  it … Continue reading mommy, i need a band aid: why i decided to have my children see a therapist

now that that’s out of the way

“last year’s word belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” C.S. Lewis to my faithful friends, family, and supporters welcome to a new year. it’s been exactly 7 months since my last post and since then it seems that the earth has completely shifted. athough i’m usually i’m openly opinionated … Continue reading now that that’s out of the way

soar, princess, soar

because of you, my heart has been able to make room for love beyond my imagination.  who knew i could love so much and so endlessly until i birthed you.  becoming your mother has pretty much been my ultimate blessing - i'm still in awe in how God selected me to be your mother. even … Continue reading soar, princess, soar

bitter and sweet

my husband cheated.  got the side chick pregnant. denied the affair.  i kicked him out of our home.  he kept the baby a secret for a year.  i started over with myself and children. there, i said it.  beyonce's new album "lemonade" could not have come at a better time.  i’ve been contemplating writing a … Continue reading bitter and sweet

barre so hard

like most women, i'm particular with how i want my body to look, feel and move.  i'm very feminine and i want my body to model my personality.  i feel  most sexiest with myself when my curves are soft and my torso is long and lean.  i like to fit into my clothing with easy … Continue reading barre so hard

how to select the right skin care line

happy feburary!  i perform a lot of beauty services weekly and what i hear most from clients is their struggle to find the right skin care line.  selecting the right skin care line is a lot like finding the perfect black dress - there are so many out there, but only one will fit you … Continue reading how to select the right skin care line

keeping my relationship private

happy new year everyone!  i do hope that each of you has had a great start to 2016.  so here is the first post of the year. recently, i've been thinking if there are any real benefits to publicizing your romantic relationships?  there are those relationships that are filled with splendor and love which makes … Continue reading keeping my relationship private