Fall Fashion Essentials To Keep in Your Closet

Fall has finally arrived! Living in Texas the cooler months don’t last too long so I’ve learned to invest in fall basics that are classic, light-weight and transitional. I’m all about versatility. I like items that can be mixed and matched, worn multiple ways, and styled differently each time. To spice up my fall wardrobe,…

Living on Purpose and Leading an Intentional Life

It’s so invigorating sitting at a table surrounded by fearless, bad-ass, creative and multi-talented women who are breaking barriers. Lately, I’ve been reminded the importance of living on purpose and being intentional, so it was only right that I lead the discussion with that topic at my  Queens & Conversation brunch. This past Sunday, I…

Boss Up Season: Seizing Your Moment & Living with Intention

Last week I traveled to New York to kick off Fashion Week with NaturallyCurly. As you may know, I’m a full-time editor there where I edit and write articles about all things curly, partner with haircare brands to showcase their latest products and feature visionaries who are leading the textured hair community. Each year NaturallyCurly…

SisterlyLove Celebration

This past weekend I visited Corpus Christi, TX for a much needed girls trip with my family, filled with lots of love, dancing, endless memories and fellowship. I was raised in a family that is founded on unconditional love, vows to show their support in every way possible and always puts family first and that’s…

You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out to Move Forward

  Two weeks ago, I hosted Queens & Conversation, college edition at St. Genevieve. We talked about the importance of intentional networking, knowing your worth and negotiating pay, choosing faith over fear, prioritizing self-care and leaning on others and knowing that you don’t have to do it alone. As I get older, the power of…

Self-care is How You Take Your Power Back

I’m still in awe of how fast this year went by. I’m even more in awe of how much happened this year. Lawd. This has been a hell of a year. To be honest, 2017 was mentally challenging, emotionally draining and filled with countless acts of terror and hate, yet it still provided growth and…

Here’s What You Need to Start Your Business

Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience doing what you love. There are many advantages in entrepreneurship such as having a flexible schedule, being your own boss and getting paid to do what you’re passionate about. Before you quit your 9-5 and dive into entrepreneurship, there are a few things that…

WHY CONTENT IS KING & CONSISTENCY IS QUEEN

There is a lot of work that goes into creating a sustainable, respectable and valuable brand. Regardless of what social media shows us, it’s not always about your followers, but instead your engagement and influence with others. I recently read a post by Lauren Ash of BlackGirlinOm, that reminded me of my power to influence…

Brooklyn is What Dreams are Made Of

Earlier this year I told myself, that 2017 will be the year where I travel more and step outside my comfort zone with every chance I get to learn something new about myself and the world. Last weekend, I traveled to Brooklyn, NY with a group of friends to attend the Afropunk Festival. More than…

Belize Re-cap + The Importance of Investing in Yourself & Others

Last week my mother and I traveled to Belize for a much-needed vacation. This was my first international trip and I had no idea it would provide me with such a refreshing perspective. A few weeks before our departure, my grandmother passed. My family took it pretty tough, especially my mom. It’s one of those…