Jump-Starting My Wellness with Nature Made Probiotics

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. A few years ago, my health was in a pretty good place. I’d started paying closer attention to what I was eating and I had my sugar habit pretty well under control. I was drinking water more… Continue reading Jump-Starting My Wellness with Nature Made Probiotics

Recipe: Cranberry Apple Salad with a Crunch

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BetterWithCraisins #CollectiveBias .The weather in Georgia is finally starting to get cool enough to really call say fall has arrived — at least during the mornings and evenings. For me, this transition means a couple of things:… Continue reading Recipe: Cranberry Apple Salad with a Crunch

Tips for Caring for Natural Hair in the Summer

I decided to grow out my naturally curly hair way back in 2009, and I have never regretted that decision. I have never felt more like myself than I do with natural hair. But one of the biggest adjustments was learning how to care for it, and that there is a difference between what I… Continue reading Tips for Caring for Natural Hair in the Summer

An Easy Pool Solution When You Have None

There’s not much I miss about apartment living, but there is one very important thing that my family misses tremendously when Georgia spring turns into oppressive Georgia summer: The swimming pool. We used the pool in our apartment complex regularly, because all of us love the water. These days, when we want to go swimming,… Continue reading An Easy Pool Solution When You Have None

Balance Bar Lets Me Snack Guilt Free

Disclosure: Balance Bar has provided me to with product to facilitate this review, along with compensation for my time and effort in creating this content. As always, all opinions are my own. Anyone who knows anything at all about me knows I have a sweet tooth. It’s my vice. Even a few years ago when… Continue reading Balance Bar Lets Me Snack Guilt Free

Mornings with a Two-Year-Old Rebel

Baby Juliza is 2 and a half years old now. Old enough that I may have to stop referring to her as “baby” Juliza soon. You would think that sometime during that period, she would have learned how to sleep. As in all the way through the night. Not halfway. Not a quarter. But all… Continue reading Mornings with a Two-Year-Old Rebel

Kid Style: Stay Cool for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is regarded as the “official” start of summer, and lots of families take advantage of the occasion with cookouts or trips to the beach or pool. Our Memorial Day celebration is a bit different: Every year (except last year, because toddler), we spend the whole weekend celebrating Atlanta’s Caribbean Carnival. There are parades,… Continue reading Kid Style: Stay Cool for Memorial Day