Relax and Sip Pretty: Glam Glasses By Traci

After purchasing my 3 glasses, I’ve been watching and admiring Traci from afar.  She really puts the work in!  She regularly shares photos of her work on social media, sends out announcements on what events and pop up shops she will be vending, has her own logo, and has something EVERY business owner should have: business cards. Okurrr. Traci is making money moves.

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5 Ways To Avoid Mama Bear

I’m doing my best to manage these mama bear protective instincts.  I don’t want to be the crazy, erratic mom, poppin’ off at everybody over small offenses, but I also don’t want others to assume that because I’m nice, I’ll tolerate foolishness and not hold others accountable for messing with my child.   

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Lessons in Love: Baking With Bella

I wanted perfect cookies, with minimal mess.  Bella wanted to be creative, and throw sprinkles.

I made the icing, and split it up into several bowls so that we could have many colors.  I thought white, pinks, and red would be the best colors, but Bella also asked for purple.  So I mixed up some red and blue food coloring in one of the icing bowls, and made it for her. 

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Loving All Of Her Blackness

Many of us, especially black women, grow up with identity and self-esteem issues.  The color of our skin is always a topic of discussion.  I can’t tell you how many people were eager to see if Bella would come out closer to my complexion or her father’s. It shouldn’t have mattered.

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