Confessions of A ‘Melanin Queen’

No one will say it but the truth is those primary school jokes about being dark skinned really​ shaped how we saw ourselves. Back then there wasn’t even a nice word for it. You weren’t dark skinned. There was no #melanin. You were just black.. period. And being black meant being ugly.   So you sat there and laughed…

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​Source: Why I’m unapologetically proud of my drastically diminishing friend pool  You’re never fully fit to adapt or qualify for how much life will change throughout your early adulthood. Beyond this, you spend every waking day constantly trying to face the daily pressures of becoming the ideal “grown ass woman”. I’m standing on familiar ground. The…

I LOVE THIS!

Follow the link to Maddy’s blog for more great posts!  You Have to Do It for You – MADDY MARQ I entered college like a lot of students do— with a singular goal to get a practical, employable degree. For me, that degree could be in one of three fields, or it wasn’t considered practical:…

Day 13

What’s in your fridge? Alright first things first, I’m not in my own house. I’m living with my Aunt so I can’t look at what’s in my fridge per say.  This makes the challenge all the more exciting to be honest. Because I get to tell you what’s in her fridge lol.  Here goes, Sandwich…

Small Hiatus

Heeeeyyy. I know I haven’t updated for a few days. *Hides* I’m quite busy which means I have to sideline my blog for a bit while I get myself sorted out.  Promise to be back soon.  Happy Single Awareness Day 😂 (Valentine’s Day) ❤

Day 12

Your Favourite Childhood Book Gosssh. This is by far the best day of the challenge!  For as long as I can remember I have been devouring books. I read series like Nancy Drew (you know those yellow thick  hardcover ones?) I’ve read all of the original series. I went through more series like Saddle Club…

Day 11

Your 10 Favourite Foods I like food in general but for this I will surrender and pick 10 Noodles. These are actually my #1 fav. Pizza (duh) Chapati. It’s the stuff wraps are made from. Tortillas?  It’s Kenyan though (thanks mom ❤) Blueberry Cheesecake ice cream Broccoli. This is so weird but I really love…

So girl! (An Interview With @natproctor) 

With 10k followers on IG,  Natasha Proctor has got a lot of eyes on her. I hit her up for a chat about being curvy and confident. Dive in!   How are you? N:  I’m good 😂 So girl! Everybody knows that you’re confident and you always look on fleek! But not everyone knows how you…

Day 9

What’s In Your Bag Bible A7 spiral notebook Blue pen Black earphones Small tub of Vaseline 😂❤

Day 8

5 Current Goals Going to university Writing on a daily basis Working out more Saving money Getting projects done with my youth group

Day 7

Thanks to the very cool Mable I have found my motivation to continue the 30 Days of Blogging Challenge. (Even though this seems daunting) Today I’m looking at my 5 favourite songs.  Cece Winans and Whitney Houston- Count on Me Hollyn- Can’t Live Without You Natalie Grant- King of The World Zoe Grace- Sweet Jesus CeCe Winans-…

​Guest Poem: From the Heart (By B)

  The title…that’s where this that I’m going to put down is from… The heart, that’s where love is from. Two hearts beat together in sync. Made for one another, they beat a thump for a thump and thud for thud. A melody so perfect is produced; a love so beautiful is witnessed by envious…