We all remember the Episode of Parks & Recreation where Donna, Tom and Ben spent the day treating themselves, right? No? Just me? Anywho, the objective was that you don’t need a lover to treat you. Don’t wait on others to splurge on your behalf. Do it for yourself! With enthusiasm and no hesitation. You […]Read more "Treat. Yo. Self."
BLK + GRN Happy Friday, fam! How are you?? I know I’ve been reposting a lot.. but, tis life. Deal with it. But really, summer has put so much life into me—keeping me productive and progressive—yet I do hope fall will let me recoup completely so I’ll have the energy to share more of my […]Read more "Black Every Friday: BLK + GRN"
Black women’s self-care is also subversive because to take care of ourselves means that we disrupt societal and political paradigms that say that Black women are disposable, unvalued. Indeed, people and things that aren’t cared for are considered expendable. So when we don’t take care of ourselves, we are affirming the social order that says […]Read more "week 1: a note on self-care"
Sanitary Belt. Sanitary Belt with Moisture-proof Napkin Pocket. Carrier attachment for invalid walkers. Bathroom Tissue Holder. Back washer mounted on a shower wall and bathtub. Mary Beatrice was born on May 17, 1912. Her sister, Mildred, invented the Family Treeditions game, which -you guessed it- helps people learn of their ancestors and family trees. And instead […]Read more "a bit of black herstory"
I know you’ve kept up your resolutions to work out 3x a week for at least four hours with a kale-based diet, so you should be summertime fine by now + ready to show off that physique! I just wanted to share a few of my favorite new skincare brands to enhance your hot new […]Read more "PSA: moisturize them thighs [and everything else]"
DISCLAIMER: THIS POST WAS WRITTEN FOR MY LADIES WITH VAGINAS AND OVARIES AND STUFF [NOT BRUCE JENNER OR THE LIKE]. SO IF YOU’RE IMMATURE/GROSSED OUT BY [OR JEALOUS OF]THE NATURAL OCCURRENCES OF THE FEMALE BODY [AKA CREATOR OF LIFE], PLEASE READ NO FURTHER. THANK YOU! In my own words, lemme just explain what the DivaCup is: […]Read more "DivaCup, where you been all my life??!"
“deodorant adventures” It started in like fourth grade with Teen Spirit. I then graduated to Secret. . …had a loooong love affair with Dove.. Eventually learned the dangers of aluminum and started using Tom’s. I love Tom’s. But on my quest to find a small and/or Black-owned funk-defier, I recently moved on. So now it’s […]Read more "funkin it up"