We all have the laundry list of items that we want in a potential mate. If we don't check everything off of our list, then bae gotta go. If they somehow slip past the checklist and we notice subtle things then our red flag pops up and we're out the door! Sis, have you ever … Continue reading Real Bae or Summer Bae: Adding Value?
The sun is blazing and summer is officially here! I will crank off my summer blogging with a mini relationship series. Every summer, I scroll across social media and see relationships allegedly booming. As summer winds down, those cute summer "baes" turn into forgettable encounters. I am no relationship expert but I can often spot … Continue reading Real Bae or Summer Bae: The Intro
Whether you are pro Valentine's Day or anti-Valentine's Day, we have all experienced some form of "love." I intentionally typed love in quotes because my description of love may not look like your description of love. If a group of people were asked to write down what love means to them using one word, everyone's … Continue reading Awakening Love
Despite achieving an amazing milestone of earning my master's degree with honors while working full time and being a single mother, I yearned for 2018 to end. It was indeed one of the hardest years of my life. I was pulled mentally, physically, spiritually, and financially. The start of 2018 was a transition period for … Continue reading If Only 2018 was a Dream
I've been gone far TOO long but I am happy to announce that brokenbeautifully_ is back. Thank you to everyone who reached out in anticipation of a new post. 2018 was not the prettiest year for me but I have ended it beautifully. Stay tuned for posts all 2019. Here's a preview of blogs that … Continue reading & we’re back…
Girl Boss: A woman who pursues her passion as a career and strives for growth, success, and joy. I have a list of women who I would consider a girl boss but on this #MelaninMonday post, I'd like to recognize the owner of All Jhaz'd Up Make Up & Jhaz'd Cosmetics. Jhazmin is a licensed … Continue reading Melanin Monday: #GirlBoss
I am in love with love, especially black love. I did not have the best representation of love as a child but I somehow managed to still believe. Despite growing up in a broken home, raising my daughter with an absent father, and having a failed engagement, I still root for love, especially black love. Why … Continue reading Melanin Monday: Black Love
This was placed on my heart to write about 3 weeks ago. I kept putting it off because I'm currently in a rough season. I'm in a space where week after week, it's something else. I told myself that I will write once I'm in a better season; not a surprising response for "the strong … Continue reading Hidden Pain: Being the “Strong” Friend
Thank you for checking out the first official Melanin Monday post! On this Melanin Monday post, I would like to introduce you to Justin. Justin is a true example of someone who has overcame adversity. Born into a broken home, raised by his mother for part of his life and then his father for the … Continue reading Melanin Monday: Chef Justin
On November 1st, I celebrated my singleness. People often find it funny that I celebrate being single but it was on that day in 2014, when I finally found myself. I realized that I was so broken and I loved someone more than I loved myself. Three years into my singleness, I can say that … Continue reading Lets Celebrate!