Started from the bottom…

In a recent post I wrote about how much I spent in a week in New York City, and it was not a little bit of money. For some reason I feel the need to explain that it was not always this way and I worked extremely hard against a number of odds to even be here. I always had…
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Black Girls Who Write: 10 Fashion Editors and Writers to Follow Now

I love living in New York. One of the main reasons I love living here is because it’s a magnet for young black women who write. Writing here is an actual career that one can pursue an actually make a decent living doing so. When I told my parents I wanted to switch my major to Journalism in undergrad they…
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The Best Body Products For Summer and Self Care

I’m well aware that this summer isn’t going to be a typical summer. We will probably still be social distancing and wearing face masks but nonetheless, I thought I’d share some of my favorite products to get my skin ready to be seen. We’ve all been in the house these last few months and perhaps not taking the best care…
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How to Start a Blog and YouTube Channel in 2020

Every day I get an email from someone who’s New Year’s Resolution is to finally start a blog or a YouTube channel. I’m frequently asked about how I got my start and what tools to use for both, so thought this would make an excellent blog post topic. Times have changed. When I first started this blog in 2010 there…
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Anxiety Doesn’t Care That I’m Living My Best Life

Hi, My name is Monroe and I suffer from anxiety. I have never been to a doctor about it but I know what it is. It creeps in and out of my life without warning taking up valuable space and time. Like an old lover who sends a Hey Big Head text every few months. I wrote a little about…
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Answering 7 Of My Most Asked Questions

A few weeks ago, on my Instastories, I did a little Question and Answer session for my new followers. Over the last month I’ve gained so many new readers and followers and wanted to have a place for all the answers to my most asked questions. So here in blog post form, I’m finally answering them. To my Day 1’s…
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