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 [...]

Birthday + Zerowaste

Birthdays are an exciting time for me. It's a chance to show my appreciation and love for others. More importantly it's a time to celebrate life. My birthdays over the years have included family, friends, road trips, beach trips, cake, sleepovers, way too much candy, and even a blow up water slide. However, no birthday [...]