August Goals

August Goals

Happy August, ya’ll! I have really been slacking off on my goals lately. I know, I know–as an ambitious mama, I cannot let that happen…or at least allow it to become a habit when it does happen. So, I’m going back to publicly sharing my monthly goals and I’ll do it for the rest of…

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Eating Healthy While Eating Out: How I Manage

Eating Out

Thanks Denny’s for sponsoring this conversation on the Fit Fare menu. As always, all opinions are 100% mine. I recently rejoined the YMCA. Yay!! Throw confetti at me so I can twirl. Ironically, deciding to rejoin the Y, was one of the hardest decision I had to make last week. Why? Well… …this is my…

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Birthdays Are a Big Deal & How to Celebrate Solo

Number 7 candle on a white frosting cupcake with confetti sprinkles and Hallmark birthday card in the background

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias A few weeks ago, Jam turned 7. I’m not sure what it is about turning 7, but it just seems like she’s not a baby anymore. She so grown up, you know? From waking up when…

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Crunchy, Cool, Yum: My Go-to Breakfast for Busy Mornings

bacon grilled cheese sandwich with quakers real medleys yogurt cup for quick and easy breakfast

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias Mornings are busy around here. Even with summer being in and school being out, our mornings have (unfortunately) remained the same. That means that unless I do some awesome, blow your mind, watch me work planning,…

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So She Swims

African American baby's first time in pool.

Summer is almost over and Jam and I finally made it to the pool. Sad, I know. And what makes it even sadder than the fact that it’s late July and we haven’t gotten to the pool, is the fact that our apartment complex has a fully accessible pool that’s open 7 days a week….

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Apartment Laundry Made Easy

ApartmentLaundry

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TotalBleachControl #CollectiveBias Even though I’m soooo ready to move into my own house, I have to admit that living in an apartment has its perks. We never have to mow the lawn and if something breaks, there’s a…

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3 Years from 30

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I’m at this weird place in my life where I’m realizing that I’m almost done with my twenties. There’s actually a part of me that’s happy to have this decade end. It wasn’t all that great, but I can definitely say that I got a lot out of it. And even though I’m still in the…

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