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#wildflowersdoLA: The Blogger Meet Up of All Meet Up’s

September 16, 2014 | 10

Next month this GOOD GIRL is making my way down to Los Angeles to co-host, alongside Kimberly of Kimberly Luxe, the first From A Wildflower Meet Up and we’d love to meet as many bloggers as we possibly can, in the flesh!

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You’re Skinny, So… Please Stop Calling Yourself A “Fat Girl” In Front Of Me

September 10, 2014 | 10

“I was such a fat girl yesterday,” my college roommate said.I had just returned from a weekend trip and from what I could tell, her dancer’s body had not changed in the 48 hours that I was gone. … Read More

5 Easy “Stay-Sane” Tips For The Millennial Mommy

September 7, 2014 | 7

1. Wake up before everyone else does.

We have a full house since my guys and I live with family for now. So I prefer to wake up at 6 to get things done (laundry, exercise, homework, shower, etc.). Waking … Read More

Nefertite Nguvu Examines The Complexities of Love In Her New Film “In The Morning”

September 5, 2014 | 5

For everyone, life will be indelibly altered in the morning.

According to the director of upcoming featured film “In The Morning“,  Nefertite Nguvu, the aforementioned statement is inescapable reality, especially when it comes to love.

In The Morning“, which is … Read More

Niki Kobi: Black Beauty Captured Through Her Pen

August 26, 2014 | 10

Yesterday, I was randomly clicking though one of my favorite blogs, Urban Bush Babes, and I fell in love with this up and coming artist they featured named Niki Kobi.

RELATED: Black Art: Jide Allen Totally Get’s Us

Since Jide Allen, it’s … Read More

When “Wearing Your Struggle” Actually Helps

August 20, 2014 | 19

As a child, when I was all “in my feelings”, someone in my family would always sarcastically say  “YOU DON’T HAVE TO ALWAYS WEAR YOUR STRUGGLE MARIE!” I didn’t want to hear that mess! 

If my world felt like it was crumbling, … Read More

Finally A Drink That Can Save Your Life? I’ll Drink To That!

August 15, 2014 | 6

Cheers to the freakin weekeeeeeeeeend! No, not because you’ll be raising your shot glasses in the club. This weekend I want you ladies to raise a different type of glass. I want you to toast to saving your health … Read More

How Leading A Simple Life Will Always Keep You Smiling, I Promise!

August 12, 2014 | 21

I want this smile every single day of my entire life. It’s a long shot, but I know it’s attainable with a bit of lifestyle changes. Wouldn’t you agree? NO? Ok, ok just hear me out! 

I know life will always … Read More

Berry + Banana Kefir Smoothie: The Quickest Way To Incorporate Probiotics Into Your Diet

July 14, 2014 | 10

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

I have a bit of a “frenemy” relationship with my stomach. I appreciate her, love to hang out with her and we enjoy spending time … Read More

The Sure Proof Guide To “CLEAN UP” The Negativity You Speak + Think

July 9, 2014 | 4

One of my favorite sayings, “Once a word is said, it is not dead, it only begins to live,” has become even more poignant in recent days. I have been reminded over and over that a word said in haste … Read More

A Little Help Giving Your Hair + Makeup + Breasts + Clothes + Emotions That Much Needed Facelift

July 4, 2014 |

A Teal Summer >>

Anyone who follows my IG, Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr knows that I’m a big fan of blue (more specifically teal) hair.

I’ve been contemplating for the last two months whether I want to process my natural … Read More

A Liberating Summer + A Few Things I’ve Been Swooning Over

June 23, 2014 | 18

This is the first summer I’ve fully welcomed and explored the feelings of complete liberation. It’s like I’m a brand new woman.

Maybe it’s because I’m staring 30 dead in the face (turning 30 in September) or maybe I’m … Read More

Ladies Get Your Vag Snatched Before You’re Set To Deliver + Other Non-Negotiable “Womanly” Courtesies

June 18, 2014 | 2

There are certain “womanly things” we do as a women that some may consider to be non-negotiable’s. They’re the things that allow you to go through life with a sense of dignity and self respect. They’re, tiny gestures you … Read More

Coconut Oil Buyers Guide: Unrefined v. Refined Coconut Oil

June 16, 2014 | 15

Other than the branding of these two bottles of coconut oil, can you tell the difference? I’ll wait, just keep looking…

Find anything? Not yet? Well, they seem to be two bottles of Organic Coconut oil, just from two … Read More

OSHUN: The One Band That Needs to Grace The AFROPUNKFEST Stage This Year

June 2, 2014 | 6

My little sister Thandi is officially done with her first year of college at NYU. I figured she would come back with a bunch of stories about partying way too much, cute boys and trying to adapt to her … Read More

True Story: Black, Beautiful, Educated & Living In South Korea

May 27, 2014 | 12

My name is Asia. I live in Asia, South Korea to be specific. I am an Analyst from Atlanta, Georgia and I am here on a one-year tour to aid in the peace, surveillance and protection of South Korea.

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Reconnect With Old Friends Using These 4 Ideas

May 19, 2014 | 8

Dear #GdLknGirl’s,

When is the last time you had a friend over for a visit? I started thinking about the last time that I had my friends over. …it’s been too long! Life is busy and friendships can sometimes get … Read More

Five Things My Mother Always Said That I Hated, But Desperately Needed To Hear!

May 11, 2014 | 11

For the first 20 years of life, most girls think their mom and everything she says is crazy! Moms try their hardest to put us “up on game”, but we fight it. We really do. 

My mom used to … Read More

Just When You Thought Forever 21 Couldn’t Go Any Lower…

May 8, 2014 | 9

I’m sure we’re all in agreement that the reason we all shop at Forever 21 is because it’s DIRT CHEAP. Stop lying. You know it’s true. When you’re low on funds, you stroll your cheap butt right into your local … Read More

Yoga IS For Black Women. We’re Just Not Showing Up.

May 5, 2014 | 31

Studies show that only 1.9% of black women in the U.S. practice yoga. That means out of the 16 million women who practice yoga in America, an abysmal 30,400 of them are black. What’s up with that? Why are … Read More