welcome to the party

Hello Beauties, I have officially joined the glossier bandwagon and I couldn’t be happier! I decided to see if the glossier milk jelly lived up to the hype…and it did! It literally melts away any product on your face in seconds – leaving your skin soft and smooth! It’s hypoallergenic so it’s perfect for sensitive […]

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Natural Deodorant – does it actually work?

Hello Beauties, Okay so I am always there for trying a new wellness / natural product and when it comes to deodorants I have tried my fair share. Some great and others… that still have lots of room for improvement. I have been successfully using a Saje crystal-based liquid deodorant but after hearing many great […]

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.silent seasons

Hello beautiful humans, WARNING: this post goes a bit below the surface. Firstly, thank you so much for visiting my blog and sharing with me on this journey. That said, I have never wanted this to be a monologue – so if you are reading this please comment below, share this post, or at the […]

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.this is 26

but just like life, i rise. It’s said that the rain falls on the just and the unjust – and when it rains – it falls. As much as we try to avoid tests and trials, it’s in those moments that our faith can be made strong. When we are overwhelmed by the complexities of […]

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you make my world brighter

Hello Beautiful Humans, This year on Thanksgiving as I stood out on the balcony looking at the city lights, I thought about how much things had changed. For one, I went to work instead of scarfing down stuffing and pumpkin pie and more significantly – I was miles away from my family. I thought about […]

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dropped signal…

Hello Beautiful Humans, One of the reasons I enjoy going to Jamaica so much is that I have no cell phone reception. Yes, you read correctly – I just openly declared that I do enjoy being without cell service from time to time. Don’t get me wrong,  as soon as we pull up to the […]

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perfectly imperfect 

Hello Beautiful People, I’m not going to try and sugarcoat this… Lately I have watched as life has literally taken me on a roller coaster. I have had great days where I’ve felt that everything is working out in my favour and then I’ve had really awful days where I have watched as doors have […]

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Still I Rise

Up from a past rooted in pain – I rise. I am the hope and the dream of the slave and so –  I rise.  On my last trip to Jamaica I met up with my friend Amalia, author of Vices and Victories, who shared some of her favourite spots in Kingston, Jamaica.  As the […]

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25, single, and unbothered 

Hello Beautiful People, So I have contemplated writing this post for a while now, for obvious reasons; but in an effort to be transparent and generate genuine conversation – HERE GOES. Let’s start with a little context, I grew up in a Jamaican home with church and God at the foundation – both characteristics I […]

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unplug

Hello beautiful humans, First off – STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING – have you taken the time to recognize your accomplishments today? Self-awareness has become more and more important to me lately. It is equally vital to celebrate our little victories as it is to identify our opportunities, as we work toward personal goals. Now that […]

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