The Creative’s Summer

The beautiful thing about summer is the relief from the wheel of educational life. Students love summer because they get their temporary freedom from school. Unfortunately, I do not really get summer vacations anymore because I am writing year round. Jesus be a graduation. Because my mind is always on being productive on my diss, […]

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But Does it Travel? Because of Them We Can Backpack

I have come to be a lover of backpacks. This is mostly because I do not care much for dragging a suitcase through the airport and two straps are better than one for your back. I’m getting old y’all. The Because of Them We Can backpack is one of my favorite all-around bags. I use […]

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Inspiration Play List

I am a total music lover. I am totally one of those weird people that acts like my life is a movie with a soundtrack as I walk around in the grocery store or to class. I’ll turn on my music and bop along as I move through my day-to-day life. That said, I ran […]

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How I Pack Extra Minimally at Home

I love going home; not just because I love my family and being in a familiar space, but when I travel back to Florida, I pack even less. I am already a minimal packer but I look for more ways to not pack a lot when I go home. Here are a few things you […]

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Saving Money as You Travel

Y’all know me, I love to save a coint. Mostly, because I have minimal coints to spend. That Patrick from Spongebob meme? That me. However, my small finances have not really stopped me from traveling, but that is because there are things that I do to cut down my costs as I travel. 1.) Set […]

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HTX Boss Babes Spring Fest

About a couple of weeks or so ago, I attended the spring HTX Boss babes event. This is the second or so Boss Babes event that I have attended and look forward to them a lot. I even got the man into attending. HTX Boss Babes is founded by Ellyse and Gabby as a way […]

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Hip Hop Vintage Market

Every first Sunday of the month the ReMax lot on Leeland turns into Generation X/Early Millennial’s whole vibe. Started by vintage shop Resale Folds and BgirlCity to bring the city of Houston the only vintage market that is purely dedicated to the nostalgia of hip-hop fashion and culture. The Hip-Hop Vintage Market started last summer […]

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Should Black people go to Africa?

Nairobi, Kenya I have read quite a few things about why African Americans do or do not travel to the continent. Some of it I can totally jive with like Glo from the Blog Abroad’s perspective here. As an African American who has  been to continent twice (going again next year) I have been asked about […]

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Destination Impact: A Retrospective

It has taken me more time than I’d like to admit to sit down and compose a review of my experience with Destination Teach (now Destination Impact) for a couple of reasons: One: I had to jump back into life making this post pretty low on my content list. Two: I wanted to be intentional […]

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Reset before you jet

Nairobi Kenya After eight long days of travel, seeing, and serving, it was finally time to come back to the US. So tired. SO TIRED. And to boot, my flight didn’t leave until four the next morning (gif). I had two options: rush to Kisumu to Nairobi and possibly miss my flight, or get a […]

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