Madison Wisconsin Black Owned Businesses

After doing a lot of searching online, I was struggling to find a comprehensive list of Black-Owned Businesses in my hometown of Madison Wisconsin. I’ve put together everything I could find as well as tons of recommendations that have been…

Reflections from an “Influencer” on “Influencing”

Being forced to slow down due to social distancing has been scary, but it has also provided space for me to contemplate about some parts of my life in a deeper, long-term way.  I’ve had thoughts about the things I…

8 Easy Ways I Practice Self-Care

Practicing Self-care has been a daily necessity for me in order to regulate my anxiety and feel calm while staying indoors during this time! I learned from the self-care sessions I hosted on Instagram Live that like love languages everyone…

Easy Black Moon Magic Chocolate Cake Recipe

I’m historically garbage in the kitchen. It’s a running joke in my family that if I made it – you shouldn’t eat it. I’ve been using this time at home to practice my cooking skills with a focus on trying…

L. Feminine Hygiene Products are the Bomb

A part of being female is getting your period. There are already so many barriers to women’s health and reproductive rights, it’s frustrating that feminine hygiene products are still not considered a basic human necessity. Even if a woman can afford pads or…

I Want You to See Me In My Underwear

I believe that women and men need to see more representations of what real bodies look like in ALL shapes and sizes in every form of media. There is no “right” or “wrong” body type – yet a consumerist culture clamors…

Spring Cleaning

            My anxiety has been at an all-time high recently as I literally CANNOT wait any longer for spring weather to be here. My boyfriend and I are also in the process of trying to sublet…

Transition to Fall || Hilldale Event

Been itching to shop recently as summer is in full transition to fall. I’ve gone on a few little trips to pick up some staples, but I have yet to do a giant autumn closet haul. I will be sure…

DIY Succulent Planters

Sarah Artz is the super cool founder and owner of One x One Thousand, a place for handcrafted artists, makers, designers and hobbyists to hone their skills, sell their goods and learn how to build a business. As soon as I met…

New Apartment Ikea Haul

After dealing with the massive stress heap that is moving into a new home, my BF and I needed some serious retail therapy to find some “must-haves” for our space. The boo had never been to Ikea before (like really?!?)…


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