• Nanobebe Bottle Review

    Nanobebe Bottle Review, Does baby like it?

    As I write this I’m a new mom and trying to figure out what my newborn likes and dislikes. I was offered this sponsored opportunity to try out a Nanobebe bottle in exchange for my review and was super excited. In this Nanobebe bottle review, I will go over what makes a Nanobebe bottle so unique. The Nanobebe team starting in the feeding industry way back in 2006. The founders of BornFree, the first BPA-free baby bottles. Now with this bottle they came together with a team of engineers, lactation consultants and pediatricians on a mission to create a bottle to preserve breastmilk nutrients. The great thing is the bottle…

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    Pregnancy Photoshoot Ideas To Try Now

    Pregnancy comes with a lot of fun activities and a lot of things to plan. Coming up with pregnancy photoshoot ideas was one of the most nerve wracking moments for me. A maternity photoshoot can be anything you want it to be really, but it’s hard to figure it out especially if you’re comparing yourself to what the celebrities do. Here are a few tips to get you started and my ideas for some great picture sessions. Whats the weather in your area? The weather in your area will play a big role in taking photos. For instance, if you live somewhere that’s gloomy and rainy, you may want to…

  • Lifestyle

    Five Ways To Celebrate An Anniversary During Quarantine

    Covid-19, Coronavirus, The Rona, Wuhan Virus. But what happens when you have an anniversary during quarantine? Whatever you chose to title this epidemic, for a majority of people around the world quarantine is the new normal. My husband and I have our wedding anniversary coming up in a few days. We will have find a way to celebrate. Here’s a few ideas we came up with: Romantic Date Night At Home Even though I’m pregnant we wont let that get in the way of a night of romance. What each couple deems romantic can vary, but the standard methods usually work. Turn off the lights, and place candles around the…

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    My Pregnancy During The Coronavirus Outbreak

    It’s Easter Sunday and on a day in which I’m usually surrounded by family and friends I am isolated. When I found out I was pregnant I pictured myself dressed in my Easter finest, showing off my baby bump. A Cornoavirus pregnancy is not what I had in mind. My pregnancy during the Coronavirus outbreak has been the complete opposite. I feel isolated, disappointed and scared as hell. Here’s how the Coronavirus has changed what’s its like to be pregnant. Going To The Doctor Can Make Me Sick I’m afraid to end up with a Coronavirus pregnancy. I must mention that I live in New York City, where the rate…

  • Health

    Is Seasonal Depression A Thing?

    The change in seasons can cause a form of seasonal depression called S.A.D. S.A.D is the abbreviation for the mental disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder which effects many people. Read on to get tips on how to cope with this disorder according to Dr. Sanam Hafeez. The clocks “fall back” every November, which means that there will be less day light. Many people chalk up feeling blue in winter as simply a fact of cold weather and lack of sunshine. But 4 to 6 percent of people may have a winter seasonal depression which is clinically referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder.  Another 10 to 20 percent may have mild SAD. SAD is…

  • Beauty

    Harley Quinn Halloween Makeup

    Halloween is coming and I’m elated. One of my favorite characters Harley Quinn had her look revamped and it is shown in real time in the 2016 Suicide Squad movie. Here’s how I recreated the Harley Quinn makeup look in 5 easy steps:   Define Brows Use a pencil or wax/gel and fill in or shape brows to your desired shape/fullness. Apply Foundation Use whatever brand works for you, as long as it gives you a matte, medium to full coverage. Apply shadow Red on the right eye, blue on the left eye. Blend well, smudge it out around the edges and downward from bottom of the eye to make it look messy…

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    Natural Hair

    Type 4B/4C Hair Styled With Curlformers

    Getting the perfect curl on natural hair isnt an easy task. My thick curly hair could never fit on a standard roller. Luckly my type 4 hair can get beautiful, even curls when styled using curlformers. Curlformers a creation by Hair Flair were invented so you can create the perfect curl. It is the worlds only patented heat free curler. It works for all hair types, and can even be used on wigs and weaves. When applied according to the instructions, you end up with smooth curls every time. I am usually on a budget so I cant afford to go to the salon often. I have learned to style…

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    Natural Hair

    4 Kinky Curly Hair Tools To Try Now

    Having natural hair can be a lot, you need the right products and the right tools to get the job done. My kinky curly hair has been temperamental lately and I have found myself trying out different hair tools to get it styled. There are lots of great brands out there, here are a few great small businesses that make products that work on kinky hair. Snappee by SwirlyCurly SwirlyCurly was born out of founder Keziah Dhamma’s frustration at the lack of quality hair products for women with naturally curly hair like hers. She created their first product, the Snappee™ Hair Tie because regular hair ties pulled her hair out.…

  • Beauty,  Lifestyle

    The Black Travel Box, TSA Friendly For WOC

    I had a very #hotgirlsummer and traveled my heart out all summer long. I discovered the Black Travel Box when searching for natural hair products that were TSA friendly. I was sent a few items by The Black Travel Box to try out during my travels and give my honest review. Traveling brings me joy, but the part that stresses me the most is figuring out how to get my personal care products packed. The TSA rules only allow for no more than 3 ounce containers of liquids to fill in a quart sized bag. In addition to that, full sized items can make your luggage overweight and are hard…

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    How To Get Work Life Balance At A New Job

    Work life balance is something that many of us are trying to achieve. This is also the cause of a lot of stress and frustration. Recently not only have I gotten married, but I’ve also begun a new job. This is not my first new job, but this is the first time in a while that I have desperate needed work life balance. Read on to see how I keep it together. Get Selfish To Get More Work Life Balance Selfish is a word that often gets a bad rap. I place being selfish at the top of my list because it’s important to put yourself first. Decide what you…