Lifestyle of the broke and the nameless! Read about some of my DIYS, hustle to get healthy, personal opinions and random lifestyle meanderings.

Career Lessons from Gabrielle Union’s Book

Career-Lessons-from-Gabrielle-Unions-BookI’ve been a fan of Gabrielle Union’s career for years. Reading about her experiences navigating through Hollywood in her book We’re Going to Need More Wine she touched on topics including being ‘othered’ as a Black woman overwhelmingly white spaces from school, to work, to even social life.

One quote, in particular, stood out to me the most (more…)


I didn’t even realize VLOGMAS existed until last year (I know, what kind of millennial am I?) While researching some of the top international Youtubers I found some information on Zella. If you’ve never heard of this young lady, which is pretty unlikely, she is one of the top vloggers in the world. In my mind, I closely associate the term VLOGMAS with Zoella – since she manages to produce both a 24 days of Zoella series and VLOGMAS series, every single day leading up to Christmas.


2015 Reading Challenge

We’ve entered into the halfway mark of 2015 so I’ve been reassessing a few of my goals. One of the personal goals I created for the year was to read a new book a month.
When I was in school, I really didn’t have any time to read for pleasure. It was all about buying the expensive books for class (pro tip: save yourself the money, run to the library after you receive the class syllabus and borrow it for free. I saved a lot of money in my last year of school), and even then I barely read those.


Pinterest Made Me Do It: Clay Jewelry Dish DIY


It has been a while since my last Pinterest Made Me Do It! I have to admit that I with all the hours that I spend on Pinterest I typically plan my DIYs for the plan ahead of time, but this particular one happened out of necessity.

I’m recently married (2 months and 3 days baby! Woo!) and still very much getting used to not only having a rock on my hand, but remembering to put it back on. I can’t tell you how many time people have come up to me asking to see the ring, only to realize that I left it on the shelf in the bathroom, or beside the kitchen sink. (more…)