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The Reshaping

The Reshaping

I don’t know about you, but I shrink into myself when I’m not feeling my best. I isolate myself from friends, family and even my love who’s learned to give me space. I’m not where I thought I would be in life at this age. And I get it, that’s most people story, but it… Read More



FarmSteady's Everything Bagel Making amd Cream Cheese Kit

Review: FarmSteady

If I had my way, I would be one of those people who doesn’t buy anything (within reason, of course) from the store. You need a loaf of bread? I got you. You need a jar of pasta sauce? Come, let’s make it together. This way, I know exactly what’s in my food. Nowadays, you… Read More



Langston Hughes House Harlem

Holdin’ Fast To Dreams

I was in fifth grade when I first learned about Langston Hughes. My teacher, Mrs. Whitehead, who would come to class wearing head wraps, African-print ponchos, and dangling earrings adorned with cowrie shells, was teaching us about the Harlem Renaissance. She assigned each of us a poem from the era to recite in front of the… Read More



Review: The Invisible Chef

Less than fifteen minutes after jumping the broom, my oldest brother told my husband that he wants nieces and nephews. I almost broke my neck to face him before the last syllable left his lips. I’ve discussed kids in the past, but I can’t lie, it’s something that I’ve been thinking about more these days.… Read More