Birthday reflections and blessings . . . 37 will be amazing

Another year of life has rapidly passed me by. Good bye 36; hello 37! Although this past year seemingly moved swiftly, I must say that I enjoyed 36 like never before. Majority of the things that I hoped for, dreamt of, spoke into the universe; I achieved. Hmmm . . . Perhaps I should have [...]

“Girls Trip” . . . Are you the girlfriend that’s afraid to be alone?

Today was a difficult day for me, from the time I awakend until now; it's been a tough day. I struggled to get through my work day, with so much on my mind; life, relationships, my career, my children, finances and the list goes on . . . I felt like running away. I just [...]

Black Love

The first time you fell in love, do you remember it? The good times, the laughter, the heartache, the time you listened to that one song (on repeat) and it helped heal a broken heart that you thought you'd never recover from, that first "I love you", late night phone conversations about the future, butterflies [...]

Hidden Figures: A Black Girl’s POV

Here I am, sitting in my car, black girl joy written all across my face. I just finished watching one of the most amazing, motivating, uplifting and encouraging movies that I've seen in a very long time. Honestly, I don't know where to begin, I don't know how to fully explain nor express this joy, happiness, [...]

I tried a new product . . . The Mane Choice

Ok, so I'm not a product person, typically my natural hair regimen consist of water, water, more water, organic virgin coconut oil and a little edge control. That's it! I wash my hair with any product that doesn't contain a full load of harsh chemicals, nothing fancy or anything. Any-who, I had been hearing about [...]

Embracing My Natural Hair

Kinky, nappy, versatile, curly, big, shrunken, chemical free, beautiful, eye-catching, intriguing, stubborn, fabulous, bold and birthed by Mother Nature, my God given coils were prouduced on purpose . . . I am Tomika's hair. This is my hair; my crown! My spirit and my hair are what you'll notice before I even speak. The best [...]

Birthday Reflections and Blessings . . . 36 be good to me

Birthdays are extremely important to me, for me it's God/Universe way of letting us know; there's still work to be done. It's a celebration of life and what greater gift is there, than life. 35: I brought in my 35th birthday with my bestie getting engaged and my good friend having a surprise wedding . [...]