inspiration, lifestyle

barefoot confessions: not #metoo

About ten or fifteen years ago an ex and I were playing Questions and he asked had I ever been molested. Quite shocked by his question, I quickly replied "Hell No" and to my surprise he didn't believe me. His exact words were "So you've never had a dirty uncle, stepfather or mother's boyfriend that… Continue reading barefoot confessions: not #metoo

inspiration, lifestyle

a black girl plantation wedding

If you've ever scrolled through my posts you will know that I am getting married in 200 days now.  Wow. 200. The time went by quickly.  We have been engaged since Easter of 2016.  Not exactly planning to have such a longer engagement but I was pregnant and wanted a little more twerk bounce back time. … Continue reading a black girl plantation wedding

lifestyle, motherhood

just say no to school

I think somebody is ready for pre-school... I create a schooling activity with Sage for about an hour or so a day, hell, 10 minutes most of the time. It's mostly sporadic throughout the day but consistent.  We read the Sage the same book over and over for about a month.  That was a tip… Continue reading just say no to school

inspiration, lifestyle

barefoot confessions || abundance 

It's 4:20 and I am wide awake.  I'm up at this time normally with the baby, but it was slightly different this morning.  Each day that I am able to place my feet on the ground is a blessing and relief.  I'm not done yet! To see new life, third and fourth chances at new… Continue reading barefoot confessions || abundance 


Eyecandy Project 52: Week 1

So begins the photography challenge with Everyday Eyecandy's Project 52 to fine tune my new found photography hobby.  The theme for week 1 is WHO ARE YOU? Visit her website to check out the details. I posted this pic yesterday on the blog to introduce the photography challenge for the week.  I decided to use it because it celebrates… Continue reading Eyecandy Project 52: Week 1


Why I’m Bringing 2015 Baggage With Me

   I am celebrating an end to a trying year.... 2015. I learned so much about how far I can push myself and just how much strength I can muster.  I stepped out on faith and quit my job of 14 years on a whim and was not prepared to do so.  I was not… Continue reading Why I’m Bringing 2015 Baggage With Me


An Unconventional Traditional Love 

If you've been following the blog you may or may not know that we are expecting a baby boy in less than five weeks.  See pics from our Hawaiian themed baby shower (here). We are simply ecstatic and out of our minds about becoming parents!! Woohoo it finally happened!     One question that still remains… Continue reading An Unconventional Traditional Love