Issa on ESSENCE

When I read the caption under Issa’s FLAWLESS photos, that were blessed with a solo on the cover of ESSENCE magazine, I was not only floored but quickly sent into yet another moment of self-reflection. Issa talks briefly about her rise in the film industry, and how when she was in the beginning of what … Continue reading Issa on ESSENCE

Breastfeeding…A Moment

Two days ago, I hit my 15th month of breastfeeding. As I sit back and think about this journey and knowing that it will one day come to an end, it saddens me. Although breastfeeding isn’t always a walk in the park, and some days I’m completely over being touched, my nipple being pulled in … Continue reading Breastfeeding…A Moment

Papaya Clears Up Dark Spots? Oh My!

Papaya is a RICH source of powerful antioxidants, which encourages the production of new, fresher-looking skin. Vitamins A, B, C and E, other minerals, magnesium and potassium, all work together, resulting in skin lightening and a natural glow. In addition to evening out the skin's tone, it also acts as a natural moisturizer. Another benefit of … Continue reading Papaya Clears Up Dark Spots? Oh My!

Girlfriends & Good Eats…NOM, NOM, NOM!

Food, food and more food. That was the theme for this past Sunday. I called up my girls, told them to throw on some threads and join me for an all day food excursion, and of course they obliged. I mean, my flossy posse loves to eat just as much as I do, we are … Continue reading Girlfriends & Good Eats…NOM, NOM, NOM!

Coffee! I finally understand what all the hype is about…

I've never quite understood the love so many have for coffee, people literally will not talk to you in the morning if they haven't had their fix. Now, I'm not judging at all, but I have always wondered what it does for them, that they aren’t able to conjure up and form a two word … Continue reading Coffee! I finally understand what all the hype is about…

When you can’t decide…BUY BOTH!

Have you ever been faced with the tough, painful decision of  “what shoes to buy?" You know, when you have more than one pair of shoes in your hand (or cart) and they’re both whispering to you, simultaneously, “buy me, take me home”. Well, that happened to me...again, and this time it was a shoe … Continue reading When you can’t decide…BUY BOTH!

Coconut Curry

Life is too short to eat bland food. This is the mindset I had when I started to prepare this dish, and as a result, I ended up with a dish packed full of flavor. Notes of curry, cumin and thyme, folded into this creamy, sweet coconut broth sent my palate on a frenzy. And … Continue reading Coconut Curry