DIY: How I Made-over My Stairs (Before & After Pictures)

DIY: How I Made-over My Stairs (Before & After Pictures)

My husband and I finally conquered our stairs! They looked like they were under construction since this past June! But we strongly dislike carpet, so we ripped out all of the carpet before we moved in. This included the carpet on the stairs. We took a while to figure out what we wanted to do(…)

In My Kitchen: Chickpea Avocado Lemon Mash (Vegan)

In My Kitchen: Chickpea Avocado Lemon Mash (Vegan)

I love avocado and this recipe is great for lunch and packs a ton of nutrients. I also found that you can store any of the leftovers in a glass container and it keeps well for the next day. *Photo by me   Vegan & Gluten Free   Ingredients 15 oz. can chickpeas 1 ripe(…)

My New Ink: Working on My Sleeve Tattoo

My New Ink: Working on My Sleeve Tattoo

Here are some new tattoos I just got done! I’m working on my sleeve, so it will eventually go all the way up to my shoulder. It’s similar to Americana style sleeves which usually have a variety of tattoos randomly placed along the arm. I already had 5 tattoos that I started getting when I(…)

In My Kitchen: Simple Power House Chia Drink

In My Kitchen: Simple Power House Chia Drink

This power house of a drink contains the superfood known as chia seeds, and it’s really easy to make. I love how refreshing it tastes, and I like to drink it before I work out. My son Jaden says it tastes amazing!   Chia seeds are high in protein, they have 5x more calcium than(…)

DIY: How I Painted 3 of My House Doors Matte Black

DIY: How I Painted 3 of My House Doors Matte Black

Our new house is coming together slowly but surely. I would love to have everything renovated and decorated but honestly we can’t afford to do everything at once, so we are doing what we can. I also read a great piece of advice that really resonated with me from an interior design article my friend(…)

Living in Austin Update!

Living in Austin Update!

Life in Austin has been freakin’ awesome!!! Since our move last December we’ve been blessed to make amazing new friends and we bought our first house!!! Jaden has even said that the kids at his school have been the nicest kids that he’s ever met (compared to when living in NYC and the DMV area).(…)

My Braid Out Side “Do” with Review for Bee Hold Curly Butter

My Braid Out Side “Do” with Review for Bee Hold Curly Butter

I can’t remember the last time I did a review for a hair product, and honestly I have not been taking care of my hair since I moved to Austin in December. You guys know how much work it can be to take care of natural hair and I just didn’t want to be bothered,(…)

My New Home Renovations: Kitchen Before & After Pictures

My New Home Renovations: Kitchen Before & After Pictures

I have finally been able to sit down and put together a post on some of the major renovations my husband Carl and I have taken on in our new house. As I write this, there are two men working on our stair railings (bites nails…). And for those who don’t know yet, Carl and(…)