Covid Positive In May? | A Monthly Update

I can’t forget about my month of May Update! This update may be a short one, and I will tell you why later in the update. The first two weeks were very eventful. It started with attending the Rosé Festival, which you can read about here. Then during the second week, I took a quickContinue reading “Covid Positive In May? | A Monthly Update”

Forgiveness and Reconciliation

From invitations to people, I used to have a bad habit of answering everything that called my name. I felt that if they were signaling me out personally, then it must be something I was supposed to say “yes” to. I’m sure we can chuck some of that up to youth, but here I amContinue reading “Forgiveness and Reconciliation”

Célébrez en Rosé Festival

I had the pleasure of attending the Célébrez en Rosé wine and music Festival at the Historic Fourth Ward Park in Atlanta, Georgia. From the moment I walked through the gate, I was impressed. The festival consisted of bottles of Rosé, picnic-style seating, food, and music. This year’s performance lineup consisted of the international singerContinue reading “Célébrez en Rosé Festival”

The Mother’s Day Fiasco

Holidays in my family are nothing but pure comedies. You all remember the MLK day fiasco? Well, Mother’s Day is no different same hysterics, different relative. My mother is at it again, and honestly you’d think I’d know by now not to bother, but she is the love of my life, so I oblige. EveryContinue reading “The Mother’s Day Fiasco”

Spotlight on April | A Monthly Update

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and the month of April has been nothing short of that! This is the first “sit-down” weekend I’ve had all month. I plan to be a responsible adult and give my house some TLC. In other news, guess who has a new hobby? Me! I started cookingContinue reading “Spotlight on April | A Monthly Update”

Kindred Spirits: Blue Ridge Edition 💃🏾

I am going into this week revived and rejuvenated! All thanks to the weekend that I spent in Blue Ridge, GA. My friend Dymond invited me on a trip, and although I said I would sit down to recuperate from my 2-week stint on the west coast, I couldn’t pass up the invitation 🤷🏾‍♀️ .Continue reading “Kindred Spirits: Blue Ridge Edition 💃🏾”

It Ends with Us: A Recap of Love, Limits, and Cycles.

I am officially a Colleen Hoover fan 😃 ! I will be reading all of her novels in the coming months because this novel, It Ends With Us, was a gem. I didn’t know how much of a gem it was until the end. It was the slap in the face, the look in theContinue reading “It Ends with Us: A Recap of Love, Limits, and Cycles.”

The Cost of Success for Everyday People

When it comes to the cost of success stories, I think a lot of the focus goes to those in the public eye, such as celebrities. We get insight into what that looks like according to their world. Some of us may then try to understand, yet it still feels so out of touch forContinue reading “The Cost of Success for Everyday People”

A Valentine’s Week Recap | 2/20/2022

First and foremost, Happy Black History Month! I purchased a few pieces from Target’s BHM collection in preparation for Black History Month. The in-store section is amazing! You can find items for everyone from babies to adults. They have books, apparel, tote bags, and a lot more. Three of the designs featured in the collectionContinue reading “A Valentine’s Week Recap | 2/20/2022”

Weekly Check-In with Simply Janeen| 1/30/2022

 After five years of service, one of my best friends recently got out of the Army; She had plans to move back to Tampa, where we attended college. Thanks to divine reassignment, she is here in Atlanta with me! My undergrad college years held a lot of not-so-good memories (we can talk about it inContinue reading “Weekly Check-In with Simply Janeen| 1/30/2022”