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Natural Hair Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Are you a natural newbie or just don't know what to do? If you're thinking about starting your natural hair journey, and you're trying to figure out where to start, I want to let you know that the journey will have ups and downs. Regardless of this though, the beauty of our journey is that… Continue reading Natural Hair Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

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How My Vision Board Brought My Travel Dreams to Life

It's still a little surreal to me that exactly a month ago, my trip was underway, and I was on my way to London! Habakkuk 2:2 says to write the vision and make it plain. During my 16 hour layover on my way back from Nigeria, I had plenty of time to reflect on the… Continue reading How My Vision Board Brought My Travel Dreams to Life

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My Website Has Moved!

Well, I finally did it! I bought my domain and website. It's been a long time coming, but was necessary for where I'm headed. All of my content is now on http://www.iwasborn2conquer.com. Please make sure you follow me over there so you don't miss anything. Thank you for you support. See you over at my… Continue reading My Website Has Moved!

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3 Lippie Tips for Black Women

By now, you have probably heard my story of how my grandmother started my love for lippies. If you haven't read the story, click here. My grandmother taught me that as a black woman, my features were to be embraced and enhanced without feeling self conscious about it. Our features are exotic, and we should… Continue reading 3 Lippie Tips for Black Women

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New Beginnings!

Hey you guys! I know I've been absent for a while. There's been a lot going on, but the dust is settling, and I'm back! Let me bring you up to speed on the latest in my life. I recently moved to Minnesota. I can barely believe it myself, but I'm here. Negative degree weather… Continue reading New Beginnings!

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Marriage is not a Fairy Tale

Marriage is as old as creation itself, and it's a subject that is always in our faces. Most women dream of their futures as a wife because wives surround us pretty much from the moment we come out the womb. I remember loving to look at wedding magazines when I was little. Looking at all… Continue reading Marriage is not a Fairy Tale

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My 3 Day Trip to Minnesota

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that my oldest son is now in college. I met him in Minnesota to make sure that he settled in ok, and that everything was in order. And since I'm always up for a trip, I was looking forward to visiting Minnesota for the first time. Even… Continue reading My 3 Day Trip to Minnesota

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Looking Back on My Marriage

I never got married thinking that one day it would end in divorce. Did I think my marriage would be perfect? Of course not. But, I realize that the signs that my marriage would not be a happy, successful one were there the whole time, but I didn't listen to my gut feeling. If you're… Continue reading Looking Back on My Marriage

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Wash and Go 201 – Products

This post of the wash and go series will discuss products that are needed for a successful wash and go. I discussed what I think is the most important element of a wash and go and the tools that are needed in my last post. Even though water is super important, you need the right… Continue reading Wash and Go 201 – Products

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Intro to Wash and Go’s

When I first started my natural hair journey, and heard the term "wash and go", I thought I found a shortcut! I thought it would be so easy - i'd put some water in my hair, throw in a few products, and be on my way. SIKE - (yes, i'm an 80's baby) When I… Continue reading Intro to Wash and Go’s