Lifestyle

Budget Friendly Closet Upgrade

No more plastic hangers! I finally ditched the plastic and upgraded to wood hangers. I also got my tiny downgraded walk-in closet organized and I am very please with the outcome. Check out how my Budget Friendly Closet Upgrade that is apartment/rental friendly too. I have been toying with the idea of having a capsule wardrobe and this is a great ... Read More »

live vision board

The new year always brings about new aspirations but don’t just let it start and stop there. I have been putting the thoughts become things concept in place well before I read the book THE SECRET but the book helped me the really understand many of the lessons that I have learned over the years. For those of you who have been with ... Read More »

gratitude jar

Hi ya’ll! We are just 3 hours away from 2016 and I decided to end the year with gratitude. I am very grateful for all of the wonderful opportunities that 2015 has brought and cannot wait to see what fabulous things will happen in 2016. I saw a wonderful post on blackdoctors.org that suggested making a gratitude jar. I keep ... Read More »

day at the ballet

The Nutcracker has been in town all month and today concluded their performances at the absolutely stunning Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This was an all new production directed by Devon Carney. The performance was beautiful, fresh, modern, classic and entertaining. I loved how they mixed various levels of dancers, dances of various cultures; even ... Read More »

Apartment Painting

I did not see my exact apartment until signing day and I was not pleased. Needless to say It was not love at first sight when I moved into my new apartment. My new place was not available until 3 weeks after I moved from my old home. What I thought would be a 3 week adventure turned into a nightmare and ... Read More »

o christmas tree

(Ahem!) My Christmas tree has been up since a week before Halloween. I normally put it up Halloween night or the night after. (Not that that sounds any better). I just love Christmas decorations. My tip to tree decorating is to put a ton of ornaments everywhere on the tree. Normally, I have traditional Christmas colors with a pop of ... Read More »

Ikea LACK Wall Shelf Review

Hi y’all. OMG, moving has definitely been hectic; it has been several weeks and I have yet to recover.  I lost a bit of closet space and called myself purging before the move but I was really not prepared to not have space for all of my belongings. I needed a solution especially for my shoes. At my old home ... Read More »

Craigslist Finds 2.0

So you know that you’ve got it bad when you replace really nice items that you’ve purchased new with your fabulous craigslist finds. It is safe to say that I am addicted to Craigslist. I said that I was not going to buy anything for the new home until after I move but I LIED. I have been trying to ... Read More »