• Fashion

    Football Themed Gender Reveal Recap

    Hey ladies and 5 of you gentlemen!! Lol!! I’m getting a kick out of this pregnancy. I would be lying if I didn’t take a small advantage of that right now. But I’m back with a new video on my channel. My hubby and I revealed to a close knit of our family, the gender of our baby. As some of you may know, Rob and I are huge football fans. I’m a Saints fan and my husband is a Panthers fan (rolls eyes). So with football season currently happening, it made total sense to host a football themed gender reveal.…

  • Lifestyle

    We’re Pregnant!!!

    Hey loves!!! I know I’ve been MIA from everyone from the blog to social media. But as you can see, I have a perfect explanation. We’re pregnant!!! We are so excited and overjoyed to finally start a family!! As some of you may know, we decided to try to have a baby October of last year. In a previous blog post, I was very transparent with my desire of starting our next journey but also talked about some of my worries with becoming pregnant. Lord and behold, we are having a baby early next year and typing about it still brings…

  • Fashion

    Maintaining Natural Hair in Miami Vacation

    Hey ladies and gents!! Your girl has been busy at work trying to give yall consistent content. I mentioned before that I had Marley twists installed a week before my anniversary vacation. But unfortunately, I had to take them out because they were too heavy. So I took this as an opportunity to provide content on how I was maintain my natural hair in my Miami vacation. Yes, y’all!! I wore my natural hair in the hot, humidity weather in Miami. This involved various ways and hacks to care for my hair with low maintenance so I could still enjoy my…

  • Beauty,  Lifestyle

    Trauma to Triumph: My Parents Got Remarried

    Hey you guys!!!! Happy Hump Day!!! We are 1 video away to completing my testimony series and I want to thank you all for joining me on this journey so far. After sharing the trials and tribulations that my family and I faced, I am finally sharing the great part of my story. When I tell you it was nothing but God that made this happen. If you haven’t seen the last video, here’s the link. But if you watched my last videos and read this title, I know what you are wondering. What? When? How?? Well, you will have to…

  • Fashion

    Trauma to Triumph: We Were Taken (Part 2)

    I hope you guys enjoyed the Mother’s Day weekend. It was quite eventful for me. Well as promised I have a new video for you guys. Look at your girl being consistent!! For some of you who are new, I am sharing my testimony as I get unready. I got inspiration from the Church Face series at my church as I take my “church face” off and share something very personal from my life. If you have not seen part one yet, here is the link. I was also told that my skin looks great and was asked about my skincare…

  • Lifestyle

    Story Time: My Dad Fathered Another Child (Part One)

    Happy Monday!!! It’s officially been 1 year since I’ve started blogging!!! I cannot believe time has passed so fastly but time flies when you’re having fun. And I’ve had so much fun giving content on what I have a passion about. So to celebrate my 1 year as a blogger, I will do something different. I will share my testimony about my family, which is also the reason I decided to blog. My testimony will be cut into several parts because it’s really long. I don’t want you to miss any of it. But it will also bless you and I…

  • Fashion

    Yalana Allen Featured on Be Your Own Kind Podcast

    Hey everyone!!! I hope your day is going well so far. I had to let y’all know that I’ve been featured on another podcast! Yes, I know…another one!! I was asked to be a part of another podcast shortly after my episode from The Happy Joy was released. It was an honor to be a special guest and I’m starting to get the hang of this podcast thing. Lol!! Yalana Allen Featured on Be Your Own Kind Podcast Just to give you a brief description of the podcast, Be Your Own Kind was created by Renita Betts. She uses her platform…

  • Beauty

    10 Effective Ways to Care for High Porosity Hair

    Now that you’ve learned how to identify your hair porosity, I know you’re wondering how to properly care for it. If you have high porosity hair, like myself, you’re at the right place sis! I’m sharing not 3, 4, but 10 effective ways to care for high porosity hair. It took me years to finally know how to treat my hair. Now that I have the techniques and resources established (for the most part), I want to share them with you. Just to give y’all a disclaimer, I am still trying to figure things out just like you. If I have…

  • Beauty

    High Porosity Hair 101

    I’ve been natural for 8 years but I did not realize the importance of hair porosity until a few years ago. I get many questions on how to care for natural hair. I then found out there are many women who are not familiar with porosity. More focus is on identifying our curl pattern through the hair pattern system that was created by hairstylist, Andre Walker. While I appreciate his creation of the system to give us the basics of identifying our hair, we’ve become so focused on finding out our curl pattern. We even debate on what is considered “4C”…

  • Beauty

    How to Find the Perfect Eyeglasses

    I’ve had vision impairment (farsighted) and wore my first pair of glasses in the 4th grade. I then wore contact lenses in high school and college. However, I eventually hated putting anything in my eyes when I graduated. However, I only resorted to wearing my eyeglasses at work or when I was reading. Fast forward to now, I was recently told that I have astigmatism. That means your vision is blurry or distorted from a near and far distance due to an abnormal curve to your lens. Now I have to wear eyeglasses regularly. I can’t find the perfect eyeglasses that…