• Marriage + Motherhood

    How the Heck Did We Get Here?!

    So many of us grow up with the dream of being married. In fact, the desire to get married is seen clearly in some of today’s most-watched shows like 90-day fiancé and married at first sight. Marriage is such a beautiful thing that a lot of us are willing to do just about anything to find that companion. Most of the time, what society shows us to be marriage is an over glamorized wedding day fairytale filled with nothing but positivity and ooshie gooshie love. Fast forward to a year or two post marriage and you will quickly find that such representation of marriage in media is not at all…

  • Jord wood watches,  Perfect gift

    Unique Gift Ideas You Probably Didnt Think Of | Ft. Jord Watches

    GIFT IDEAS FOR THE WATCH LOVER Have you ever had a situation where you suddenly realize a very important date is coming up and you are absolutely not prepared for it? It happened a little over two weeks ago. It was just a week before my husbands birthday and it dawned on me that I had absolutely nothing planned. I did not have a gift for him, no party planned, not even a dinner idea prepared. Now, this is so not like me, as I’m someone who loves to plan everything. I frantically wracked my brain trying to come up with possible gifts I wanted to give my sweet husband. I really…

  • Food + Self-Care,  New Mom Essentials

    Brand Feature: Earth Mama Organics

    MOMMY FEATURE OF THE WEEK: Organic Milk Maid Tea + Herbal Perineal Spray Good day everyone, Life has gotten a bit hectic for me lately, hence the month (or so) hiatus I’ve been on. With the months of my pregnancy flying by, and the weekly doctor visits I now have to make, my blog has definitely been last on my priority list at times. Now that I’m 35 almost 36 weeks pregnant, I’ve shifted my energy from baby products more so toward Post-birth related necessities for mom. Earth Mama is a brand I discovered a while back, and quickly came to fall in love with. This brand is amazing because…

  • Food + Self-Care,  Healthy vegan foods,  Thai-inspired

    Veganized African Peanut Soup

      This recipe is something I grew up eating. It had to have been one of my favorite foods I can remember from my childhood. I especially loved eating this soup with rice or boiled plantain. When I first went vegan, I initially decided to give up on all traditional African food as they are in no way, shape or form vegan. At the time, I didn’t know of ways to create vegan options. Recently, I began to have a strong craving for this peanut soup (blame pregnancy hormones lol). I headed to my kitchen determined to find a vegan version which tasted close to the way my mom used to make…