A Simple Way to Glam Up Your Lazy Weekend Wear

A Simple Way to Glam Up Your Lazy Weekend Wear

**This post was made possible by DSW via Mode Media** Let’s get real – five days a week we dig through our closets looking for the perfect outfit that’s professional-meets-fashion, so it should come as no surprise that by Saturday we struggle to find the effort to put on something more creative than a cozy…Read More

The Top 3 Essentials for Killer Winter Boots

The Top 3 Essentials for Killer Winter Boots

**This post was made possible by DSW via Mode Media** Winter in Chicago is tough, that’s no secret. It beats on your mind (hello winter blues), body (who wants to workout in -15 degree weather? No thanks), and style (sweater + jeans + boots – on repeat). It’s especially hard when layers upon layers, upon…Read More

Renew, Reset, Refresh | Featured in AfroElle Magazine

Renew, Reset, Refresh | Featured in AfroElle Magazine

AfroElle Magazine is a digital magazine celebrating women of African heritage. It has provided a platform for women entrepreneurs, leaders, influencers, and tastemakers making a difference in African society. I was first introduced to AfroElle Magazine when their editor Patricia reached out to me share some New Year thoughts and advice for their January Refresh issue.…Read More

How do You Define ‘Having it All’

How do You Define ‘Having it All’

**This post was made possible by Nissan via Mode Media** How would you define “having it all”? It’s something we all strive for, right? But what is it exactly? And how does one reach the point where they can say ‘I have it all’? I want you to take a look at a video from…Read More

My Little Love Story {Plus Engagement Photos!}

My Little Love Story {Plus Engagement Photos!}

It all started with a wink. Many don’t know, but DCT and I rightfully met online – I say rightfully because so much of our life is actually spent online. With me blogging and him programming, it seems only right we should begin our love affair via the interwebs. We were both members of OkCupid,…Read More

33 Little Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body, & Soul

33 Little Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body, & Soul

We’ve been in the new year for a little over a week now and I’m still feeling the holiday hangover (signs I’m getting old – I can’t hang like I used to!) If you’re like me, you may still be struggling to get back into the swing of things. You know you need to focus…Read More