Back to School: Stop and Smell the Flowers

Back to School Some teachers are gearing up for back to school and coming to terms that their beloved Summer is over. Meanwhile, here in Georgia, we’ve been back at it for a few weeks now. I just want to share a few simple touches that I added to my classroom to help make it … Continue Reading

Black Girl Sunscreen: A Godsend?

Black Girl Sunscreen Review I am in the thick of Summer, and for me that means lounging at the pool and the beach! For a brown girl, this presents a special challenge. Why? Sunblock, that’s why! To be honest, I usually don’t even wear sunscreen on my face for fear that I will end up … Continue Reading

Hawkers Korean BBQ: Did Their Street Food Satisfy My Ethnic Craving?

Hawkers Korean BBQ First of all, I want to say that I was NOT paid or compensated in any way for this review or for the food that I ate, but I’m open to future possibilities. LOL! If you’d prefer to watch the video review, you can click here or you can scroll to the … Continue Reading

Silk Bougainvillea for the Horticulturally Challenged

The Gardening Gene Skipped Two Generations If you’re like me, you love flowers, but don’t do well taking care of them. My grandmother has a green thumb. Every plant that she touches thrives. I have a gray thumb. These Silver King Thyme plants that I planted last year…DEAD! These climbing Confederate Jasmine…on life support! The … Continue Reading

Auromere Ayurvedic Natural Toothpaste: A Gleaming Review

  Ayurvedic Natural Toothpaste On one of my TJ Maxx runs I was in search of a stick of Schmidt’s natural deodorant, and I came across Auromere’s ayurvedic natural toothpaste. In case you don’t know, TJ’s sometimes carries hard-to-find, discontinued items. This is a great way to try a new product out, and if you like … Continue Reading

Product Review: Tom’s Natural Deodorant

Update (January 2018) Update (May 2017) I’ve been using Tom’s  natural deodorant for about 6 months now, and I’m very satisfied with it. I love the natural scent that it emits when it heats up. Tom’s doesn’t stain my shirts like anti-perspirants do, and I feel better about not clogging up my lymph nodes and … Continue Reading