The 9-5

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It starts with loss. memory. time. light. The loss begins to spread. to dig. to take shape. Sometimes, it resembles sadness. others, it transforms into your worst fears. but always, all ways, it knows how to ruin you. I spend days planning ways to run from it. There is no way to explain how you can feel your soul dying in your body. to feel…

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Summer Forever x Fenty Beauty

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I, like most of the people on your timeline, have purchased some Fenty Beauty products and I am just so thankful for the opportunity to glow all year like the Caribbean Goddess I am. On September 8th Rihanna launched her beauty line and I. WAS. NOT. READY. Even after weeks of preparation and stalking all the sizzle reels floating around social media. I have never…

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Acai Bowls for Breakfast

During the summer I tend to crave simple but impactful breakfasts. My days are busy with either work at my 9-5 or whatever extra curricular activities I tend to get myself into and sometimes eating takes a backseat or I completely forget altogether. Acai bowls are a quick and easy and a great way for me to start my day on a good note and really…

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Celebrating Jamaican Independence | Playlist

HAPPY JAMAICAN EMANCIPATION DAY! The land that I love will be celebrating 55 years of independence from the British Commonwealth on August 6th and today marks the precursor to that victorious day 55 years ago. I love everything about my culture, the food especially. Dancehall Music has a special place in my heart, the fact that I’m Jamaican could be lending to this bias. Playing…

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Bite of Seattle 2017

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This past weekend I did a bit more exploring of my “semi-new” city and attended the Groupon sponsored “Bite of Seattle”. The event was being held at the Seattle Center which is an amazing backdrop for any large Festival. The Space Needle and Chihuly glass Garden as well as the other sculptures and artwork scattered around the area really made the environment even more fun…

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Family

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I apologize that I have been running from you. I apologize for the rivers and lakes and state lines that fill the space between us. I apologize for my silence, but everything has been so.damn.loud. I apologize for the calls and texts that have been few and far between. I apologize for the letters that never came. I apologize for missing every birthday, milestone, laugh…

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