11 Years + 11 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Today I’m celebrating 11 years of marriage!  ELEVEN…With the same man!  I remember the days when being with someone for a year seemed like forever.  I dated Mister for 2 1/2 years before he proposed.  That felt like forever.  I was like, what are you waiting for?!  He must have sensed that I was about to be on some “Piss or get off the pot” situation because he proposed in the nick of time.  Link to my proposal story will be below.   Now that I made it year 11, still happy as can be, I thought I would share things that no one tells you about marriage.

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Melanin

I feel like my kids have been MIA from the blog lately.  Mama been out here living her best life while the kids have been home with Mister.  Now that I’m finally sitting still ,I’m going to get back to working on our fall/holiday content. I also wanted to take a minute to celebrate my oldest cutie Peyton!  Report cards came home and she got all A’s, even in her advanced classes!  Melanin Magic!

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Black at the Beach

If you follow me on Instagram (you better be) then you know I spent 4 days in beautiful Turks and Caicos at the Beaches resort attending the Beaches Moms Social Media on the Sand conference!  No kids or husband.  My girl Danielle came with me and we had a good ole time!  Before I get into my full resort review of Beaches Turks and Caicos, I want y’all to get into the outfits that I wore because your girl didn’t lose the weight that she planned but I still felt good in my skin! Continue Reading

Fitness with a Family




This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included Fitbit as compensation.

Once you have kids it’s a 100 time harder to stay fit. My schedule is packed with work, kids schedules, cooking and traveling, it can be hard to find time to work out. Somehow over the years, I’ve managed to find ways to consistently get a workout in. With the help of Fitbit from Kohl’s, I’m going to share how I manage to healthy active lifestyle while keeping up with my family.

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One Time for The Birthday Chick

This is the BIG one!  I swear I was just 26, now we’re here.  I thank God for all his blessing and covering me these 40 years of life. I’m a little emotional celebrating this birthday.  I know you’re probably thinking I’m having a hard time adjusting to 40 (well kinda) but I am so happy.  I am happy that I have health, love, and friends.  I know where God brought me from…. I could shout right now.

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