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Beauty, Reviews, Sans Ads

Family Dollar & Vaseline want you to Take the Rapid Renewal Challenge

November 4, 2014

*Sponsored post by Lunchbox, all opinions are 100% my own.

Your busy day-to-day can take a serious toll on the quality of your skin. But now, thanks to Vaseline found at Family Dollar, you can find an affordable solution for dryness and see healed skin in just 3 weeks! Starting 11/3/14, print your coupon and bring it in-store for $1.00 off the new Intensive Care Lotion:
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Beauty, NaBloPoMo, Nail Polish

Pamper Her Sunday

November 2, 2014
Pink by Kiss Nail Strips

Fall back Yo!!!! I sure felt my extra hour this morning and woke with a purpose and mission to get everything around here done in a timely manner so I could take some time in the evening to properly plan out the upcoming week, and pamper myself a bit.
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Beauty, Reviews, Sans Ads

{VLOG Alert} Cocotique Unboxing

October 23, 2014
I received a Cocotique subscription beauty box for review. All opinions are mine!!

I have watched more unboxing videos than I have fingers and toes and I have yet to take the plunge and purchase a subscription for myself. When Cocotique offered to send me their October beauty box I was ecstatic to receive the box, and to have the opportunity to do an unboxing video. Y’all know I low key love Youtube. Here is my unboxing video for the October Coctique box.
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Beauty, Hair, Sans Ads

Achieve your Unique Style with Motions

September 10, 2014

No matter what type of hair type or texture you may have, Motions products will keep your hair looking as strong and beautiful as you are, enabling you to achieve a unique style that is all your own!

Check out these how-to videos, where Motions expert Ursula shows you her top 5 favorite looks to help you discover your own authentic style. Then head in to Rite Aid, where you can get a $5 +UP Reward when you buy $10 of Motions Products in September.
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Beauty, Hair, Reviews, Sans Ads

StyleSeat & My Senegalese Twists

August 27, 2014
Senegalese Twists

I’m a huge fan of braided and twisted protective styles. If you can jog your memory back to last summer when I installed box braids in my hair and took them out just a few days later I’m sure you are shaking your head at the idea of me having another protective style put in. Those were braids, I wanted to try twists….there is a difference. Continue Reading…

Beauty, Life, Me, Mimi

{My Black is Beautiful} No Apologies or Explanations Shall Be Given

July 1, 2014



I am a Niche Parent Network & Conference influencer and received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own.

I hear my own drummer, my body is often in a room while my mind is on the other side of town, my picnics are often short a sandwich.

This is me, Mimi. Take it or leave it is what it shall be.

My mind is always in perpetual motion. While someone is talking to me my mind may be on what’s for dinner or my grocery list. I have found myself struggling with simple tasks trying to reason and go against my nature in completing things to make them acceptable to others. I’ve always been aware that I have my own way of doing things that perplexes others, and in failed gestures to make others more comfortable with MY actions I adjusted them.

Those days are gone. That ship has sailed, it has approached the horizon and is no longer visible. Squint if you must, it’s not there.

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