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My Favorite FREE Home Workouts

Trying to get back into a routine after the 4 day weekend for President Obama Day. I did manage to get in some workouts. Some workouts were at the gym and some were at home. I belong to two gyms. It’s seriously a waste of money but I have my reasons. Sometimes it’s just impossible to get to the gym. You have to get the kids and yourself ready. Or you just don’t have the time. I have a few great workouts that I do at home when there’s just not enough time. All of the workouts are short and sweet! I even included a 10 minute beginer HIIT.

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Black Patent Beret

She wore a black patent beret *In my Prince voice*. I can’t get that sung out of my head since taking these pics. I bought this beret back in the fall and forgot about it. I actually forgot about all my hats except for the beanies I wore every day while looking a hot mess. Since the beret is giving me Black Panther vibes and it’s Black History month, I put together this casual militant look.

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Black Family Magic

Early on in my blogging career, I didn’t find a lot of families that looked like mine. I knew I had to create a blog that I wanted to read. I decided to be an unapologetic black mother and share my life. I share recipes, home decor, the relationship with my husband, weaves and natural hair. This is me and my black family.

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Tidying Up: Coat Closet Makeover

Getting my Marie Kondo on and decided to clean out my coat closet next to my garage door entrance. This closet has been a catchall for my husband. He put any and everything in there. I only used the closet to house paper towels and my broom. This is the last closet that doesn’t have new shelving. I think that’s why I didn’t use it. I finally decided to tackle it. Check out my before and after.

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January Weight Loss Update: 5 Things that Helped Me Lose Weight

Let me start off by saying no matter what my weight is, I’m going to make the best of it. Even though I can make it “Do what it Do” doesn’t mean I still don’t want to get back to my “Happy” size and or weight. My entire closet is filled with clothes for my Happy size. I think we all have a Happy size.

In October after my trip to Turks and Caicos where I drunk and ate around the clock, I was over it. I was at my highest weight outside of being pregnant. I was actually wasn’t that far away from my delivery weight. That’s when I told myself I had to do something. I did. I ate right and shed a few pounds in just two weeks. Then Thanksgiving came. I threw it all out the window. Then the holidays came and I experienced seasonal depression for a couple of weeks. Food was my comfort. I gained everything I lost back and then some. I could only wear sweatpants. I was over it. So I decided it was time for me to get it together.

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