Image Credit: Amazon.com Clueless is one of my all-time favorite movies. When I was a teenager, I used to watch Clueless every third weekend. The other two movies constantly in rotation were Waiting to Exhale and Bad Boys. There's so much to love about this movie. It captured the vernacular of teenagers at the time perfectly. For those that… Continue reading #Flashback Friday – Clueless
I tried to write a poem for the first time in a very long time. I feel very rusty at it. I'm not going to judge it or make excuses for it. As people say, "it is what it is." You Can Break My Heart You can break my heart And leave me adrift… Continue reading New Poem
As an aficionado of R&B music in the 1990's, I was a fan of Missy Elliott before most people knew who she was. She was a member of the singing group, Sista, who promised to be the female answer to Jodeci. In 1994, their single "Brand New" was released and I played that song so… Continue reading My #WCW – Missy Elliott
I've been struggling to write this post. I've arranged and rearranged the words in my head but cannot seem to find the ones worthy of this phenomenal woman. My introduction to Toni Morrison was during the summer after 7th grade, which was the summer I pretty much spent on the front porch reading. I read… Continue reading Toni Morrison
I have food allergies, so I have to make a lot of my favorite foods from scratch. I don't have the patience to make "real" lasagna, so I found ideas from a few recipes online the first time I made skillet lasagna. The next two times I made it, I just winged it. This recipe… Continue reading Recipe: Skillet Lasagna
Self-care doesn't have to be expensive or time consuming. In fact, it can be free or use what you already have. Here's 10 suggestions on how to celebrate International Self-Care Day (or if you read this later, have self-care any day). Watch an episode of your favorite show or read a chapter (or two) from… Continue reading Self-Care Wednesday? Happy International Self-Care Day!
Photo Credit: Amazon.com What happens when a wedding planner and divorce attorney fall in love? Emme and Nate's relationship is complicated from the start. He's a serial dater and she believes in happily ever afters. Then, a baby gets thrown into the mix when one of Nate's one night stands drops the baby he didn't… Continue reading Book Review: Only You by Melanie Harlow