In addition to finally taking a few days off from work this past weekend, I also decided to take a break from publishing Sunday’s blog post to simply just relax. Every once in awhile, I love to take part in what I like to call Lazy Sundays, which is a day to do absolutely nothing and go absolutely nowhere. Lazy Sundays are spent at home on the couch in my pajamas with food and television. It’s not something that I get to do too often, so when I do, it’s heavenly. I’ve been able to catch up on some really great Netflix shows and movies during Lazy Sundays, so I thought it would be a cool idea to let you know exactly what I’ve been watching just in case you too are looking for something new to get into!
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Just when you thought you could breathe a sigh of relief from all of the chaos during the Christmas holiday season, here we are approaching yet another gift-giving holiday. Valentine’s Day symbolizes the celebration of love and appreciation for your significant other, and although it may not be as hectic as the holiday season, it still requires a bit of planning. If you’re at a loss as to what to gift your girl or guy, hopefully, the below gift guide will help provide you with some sense of direction. Simply click the description link to be taken directly to the item!
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I feel like I say this every year, but I can’t believe it’s officially the holiday season. Christmas is less than two weeks away and as always, I am number one on the late Christmas shoppers list. However, according to family, friends, and peers, I’m certainly not the only one, which makes me feel just a little less embarrassed about my lack of better planning. Since next weekend is the last weekend before Christmas, I thought it would be helpful to round up a list of last-minute gift ideas for both him and her — whether it’s for your mother, father, brother, sister, significant other, or best friend. This may also be a great time to take advantage of expedited shipping if you’re ordering online or pay a visit to your local retailer!
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Is it too early to talk about Christmas? If you ask me, absolutely not. The holiday season is my favorite time of the year and it just got better. Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network is bringing three original Christmas movies to your home this season and it’s rather exciting. Usually, I just stick to my classic holiday favorites, but I’m in the mood to add some new movies into the mix this year.
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Regina King is a prime example of why you should never give up on your dreams. The 48-year-old actress is gracing the November 2019 cover of Marie Claire’s appropriately titled ‘Ambition Issue‘. For any young black girl growing up, representation is critically important. I was fortunate enough to have Regina King as a familiar face of my childhood, starring in some of my favorite movies that we deem classics in the black community such as ‘Boyz N The Hood’, ‘Poetic Justice’, ‘Higher Learning’, ‘Friday’, and ‘A Thin Line Between Love & Hate’. Not to mention, she starred as teenager Brenda Jenkins at just 13 years-old in the late 1980s sitcom, ‘227’.
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Every year at work, my team always participates in a secret Santa gift exchange. It’s our way of bringing holiday cheer into the office. We are a team of thirteen, so while some people may be easier to shop for, the task may require a little more thought for others.
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Well, it’s officially December and I’m super excited. One of my favorite things to do around this time of year is to dedicate an evening at home to watching some of my favorite holiday movies with a warm drink and a throw blanket, preferably after I’ve decorated for Christmas. I don’t know about you, but I love those cold weather nights in, complete with Christmas decor aesthetic. I’ve put together a list of things you’ll need to create that perfect holiday night in for both you and your family to enjoy!
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As difficult as it has been to keep it full, I have fiiiiinally been able to refrain from indulging long enough to create a post on how to create a Khloe Kardashain inspired cookie jar!
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It’s safe to say that fall is in full swing. I mean, temperatures are dropping, pumpkin spice products are filling the shelves, and everyone is beginning to transition their wardrobes to thicker fabrics and darker hues. It is definitely my favorite time of the year!
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