I just had to share how cute these holiday sets are! They just went live Tuesday at noon and some have already sold out!! I can't believe they have already started with holidays, but I guess it's that time. I'm not sure what they will be like this year but I do know we could … Continue reading Holiday Nails Sets Are Live!
DELLA NEEDS OUR HELP! NO DONATION IS TOO SMALL!! The other morning I woke up to 24 requests pending to join my Color Street VIP group. I was so excited and a little nervous that the internet had spammed me or something.As I scrolled through I noticed that we all had one mutual friend, Della!I … Continue reading Della Deserves to Live
I remember the first time my friend Joy messaged me about Color Street and the way she followed up quickly with, too much? I remember thinking “Is she serious right now? The world is ending and she’s talking about her nails??” I, on the other hand, was very busy fighting trolls on social media, reading … Continue reading The End of the World and Pretty Nails
Some days the weight of the world just seems so heavy. Some days the tears just won't stop. Today my heart is heavy. Today the tears can not be contained. Today my hope in humanity waivers. My trust in the systems that were built to protect us all, EQUALLY, is gone. And as I sit … Continue reading Too Much
“It ain’t dying I’m talking about, it’s living . I doubt it matters where you die, but it matters where you live” Augustus McCrae - Lonesome Dove
I thought that grief would just come, I would deal with it and then it would be over. I’m starting to think i was very wrong there.
I wrote this last year about my friend Kevin. Today is 8 years since he has been gone. I needed to share this again because sharing what he means to me is part of my healing and helps me to keep his memory alive. Today is 7 years. Seven years can seem like an eternity … Continue reading KC
I haven’t posted in a while but felt the need to share this by my blogging friend Tikeetha. Please take a moment to read the heartfelt words of a beautiful black woman.
Can we talk?
Can we truly talk about the elephant in the room that you never want to talk about?
Let’s talk about race.
I’m a woman.
Two indisputable facts that you may have noticed.
I’m a mother.
To a son.
He’s the light of my life.
He’s my Munch.
He’s also black.
Why do I keep mentioning color? Because I need you to see and acknowledge the rich hues in my skin tone. I need you to see my melanin and know that I am black. Can you see the warm coffee colored hues of my skin tone just radiating? Yes?
I’m black. A beautiful black woman who shares a rich history in this country. My ancestors were kings and queens, slaves and sharecroppers. I know this. Many of you know this. But, I need you to stop acting like I’m supposed to forget…
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The healer cannot heal others without first healing themselves But how do you heal yourself without allowing yourself To live To love To feel To anger To cry To laugh To explore To grow To break free of all that you thought you were all that others expect you to be to become all that you truly … Continue reading Comfort in the Uncomfortable
Sometimes you have to let it all go. Sometimes you have to continue letting go. It doesn't happen all at once. Baby steps. Little by little. It gets easier. It starts to feel lighter. You learn how to keep going. You learn not to look back, Not to look too far ahead. You stop. Plant … Continue reading In the moment