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 [...]

Experiences Over Things: Stillwater, MN Style

One Saturday after a long day of working my mom decided we would just come home, pack an overnight bag and go to the beach. I was excited because nothing sounded better than to get out of Tallahassee and embrace the beach. My poor Dad was so confused and slow he was almost left behind. [...]

Cheers to Fullbyles

BIRTHDAYS! They have always been a big thing for me. I grew up celebrating birthdays with parties, dinner at a restaurant, a day trip to the beach, always surrounded by family and friends. I loved that fact that I grew up in a home that celebrated birthdays. It was a great reminder to celebrate life [...]