Life and Lyrics: Ain’t No Such Thing As Half Way Crooks

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“Ain’t No Such Thing As Half Way Crooks… Scared to death, Scared to look, They shook.” This lyric is from the 1994 song “Shook Ones” by “The Infamous” Mobb Deep. In this post I am going to dig into the invaluable life lessons I received from this one lyric. PIN IT Now this line much likeRead more

This Is How To Host The Most Epic Game Night, Ever

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Although I like to use awesome adjectives (i.e awesome) in my everyday speech there is something about the word epic that I really love… Ep·ic ˈepik/ADJ: the telling of a story about a hero or about exciting events or adventures. very great or large and usually difficult or impressive. That’s the only way I couldRead more

5 Lessons I Learned After Watching “The Get Down,” Twice

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What are you going to do tonight A.V.?  Try to take over the world… By world I mean binge watching any random original series on Netflix. My latest obsession is “The Get Down.” This show is a musical drama television series set in the South Bronx during the late 1970s. Disco is booming and Hip-Hop isRead more

Get A Taste of DIY Greatness At HGTV Magazine’s 3rd Annual Blogger Block Party

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Thank you to HGTV Magazine for kindly sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% honest & completely my own. CALLING ALL DIY BLOGGERS, DECOR ENTHUSIASTS, CRAFT AFICIONADOS AND ETSY MAVENS!!! Now that I have your attention let’s get to business.  You speak fluent craft and sweat glitter. The scent of fresh paint and thought of saw dustRead more

7 Years A Side Hustler: My Journey As a Budding Brooklynite

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Do you know what today is???? It is My anniversary! August 1st I celebrated SEVEN years living in Bed Stuy “Do or Die” Brooklyn. Seven years is a glorious feat to be in the city that never sleeps not only have I been here but I have been in the same apartment. *MAJOR KEY ALERT* that kind ofRead more

Perfect Pair, Beyonce And Embroidery? “Cuz I Slay” Recap

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C’mon ladies now lets get in formation… Get what in formation? Everything and I mean everything your life, health, wealth and crafts.  PIN IT   That is exactly what happened when I teamed up Whitney from Soulista Threads to teach my FIRST crafty party. The goal was to teach “traditional” crafts but make it coolRead more