Not My Dream Wedding: Part 1

The first wedding I ever remember being in was of a close family friend. She was marrying her high school sweet heart. I was honored to be a hostess with my baby sister. We got beautiful light yellow dresses and our hair curled for the big occasion. It was my first time experiencing a wedding [...]

5 Simple(r) Changes Series: Kitchen

The holidays for my family always meant waking up at the crack of dawn to start cooking. Any woman who is able-bodied is in our kitchen in true African fashion. Hours of cooking, tired feet, cramped fingers, and sweat goes into cooking our Ghanaian and American dishes. It's one of the most exhausting things I [...]

The Gifts Within for Valentine’s Day

I didn't always feel love on Valentine's Day. The main reason for that was because I thought I needed a boyfriend to celebrate the holiday. Thankfully, I now know better. Some of my fondest Valentine's Day memories were getting a Tinkerbell card from my best friend and going to see a Nicholas Sparks' movie with [...]