Another school year in the books for mini me! No more gettin' up super early, homework, Success Maker, Wonders, kahoot, Dojo, mojo, flojo, and whatever other programs the school board blindly signs up for. (I digress). But summer break is here and the mini couldn't be happier. What do you'll have planned for the summer?... Continue Reading →
Spring Break at American Dream Mall
We had a great time during our Spring Break! We decided on going up north to NJ and NY and do the tourist-y thing. We did Times Square, watched Hamilton Live, shopped a little, and ate a lot, but one of the best parts was going to American Dream Mall. American Dream Mall is a... Continue Reading →
New Year, New Lifestyle
Happy New Year Yall! How are we living for 2023? Ya'll making some changes for the better this year? I have to. I have to give up something that I truly love. Ya'll ain't gonna believe this. A little back story: So growing up, maybe I was 12 or 13, my mom would take me... Continue Reading →
Happy Holidays y'all! I know it's some of y'all's favorite time of the year. The lights. The tree. The smells (shameless plug: Shop at bumblebswc.com for your favorite holiday scents). The presents (shameless plug: shop at kontempokloset.com for new pieces to add to your wardrobe). All the things that come with the season. I remember growing up, my parents would... Continue Reading →
A letter to my 4th grader…
Dear mini me, As you prepare to start another school year, we're excited for the new chapter in your life. We know you'll be nervous around your new teacher and classmates, but we know you're a social butterfly and you'll do just fine. So before you start this school year, here are a few things... Continue Reading →
Birthday. Music. Food.
Recently, we celebrated the Mrs. birthday and it was a wonderful time spent. The Mrs. has been nothing short of a blessing in my life and I'm grateful to be able to celebrate as many birthdays as we have together. BIRTHDAY GIRL!! We hopped on over to Charlotte, ate some good food, listened to some... Continue Reading →
The Competitive Parent
Random Thought: Ya'll ever had food poisoning? I've had it 3 times in my life and last week was the most recent. You know how you go against your gut (see what I did there) feeling and it turns out to bad? Yea... that was me last week. We ate at a place called NIko's and... Continue Reading →
Back From a Hiatus
But enough about COVID. Let's catch up.
Growing Up Blasian
Recently, I been thinking about how I grew up and how being Blasian (Black and Asian for the ones in the back) played a part in my everyday life. My skin complexion registered me as Black, because that was the selected choice on my paperwork for school, making my Asian-ness secondary. So now I'm older,... Continue Reading →