SoundCloud Hauls - February 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017



February has come and gone, but not without another SoundCloud Haul!

This month's list is shorter than the previous hauls, but hey - short month, short list!

This time around, I was in the mood to find fun songs - it's always nice to be able to laugh and dance every once in a while!

This month's playlist consisted of Desiigner, DRAM, Caleon Fox, and Rae Sremmrurd! These songs, as much as I hate to admit it, were really catchy and fun! Check them out!




What'd you think of this months' haul? Let me know in the comments below! And don't forget to follow me on SoundCloud to keep up with my music favs!

Beautiful, Loved, & Blessed

Sunday, February 12, 2017


Happy Sunday!

One of the things I've always struggled with is my self esteem. I look around at other girls my age and think:

She's so pretty - I wish I was that pretty.
She's so smart.
Everyone likes her.
She's so talented.

I think this happens to everyone in life. Heck, I still struggle with it. But there comes a time when you have to fight those thoughts with positivity.

When those thoughts start to come into my head, I have to just remind myself of Psalm 139:14. Most people know the verse in the King James Version, which reads:

I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul knows right well.

However, I love studying the Bible under the New Living Translation and love the way it interprets this scripture:

Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous--how well I know it.

This verse is simple, but it reminds me that God made me this specific way for a specific purpose. No, I may not look like this person or be as talented as someone else, but I am perfect for the assignment that God has on my life, and that's all that matters! If I was to look a certain way or have certain abilities, I may not be able to complete my mission.

So I say all of that to say this: Don't compare yourself to others, that only makes life harder. Embrace who you are and who God created you as. The Bible says that we are created in God's image (Genesis 1:27), so we are all beautiful and unique in our own way. Create your own path and help others learn to love themselves!

You are beauttiful.
You are smart.
You are loved.
You are talented.
You are a child of God.



Have a good week!

If you'd like to nominate someone for the "Faith Features series or share something (Bible verse, a song, or a message...anything!) that God has put on your heart or have a question or comment you would like to share, you're more than welcome! If you're interested in writing a post for "Weekly Blessings," offering up a topic suggestion, get in touch with me via FacebookTwitter, or Email; you can also simply comment below and I'll make sure to get back with you!

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017


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Boost Your Productivity with These Sleep Tips & Tricks!

Monday, February 6, 2017

Good morning! How'd you sleep last night?

A healthier lifestyle is one of the big goals for 2017. but what most people tend to forget is that a healthy lifestyle does not just mean eating better and working out. Your health can also be impacted by your sleep patterns!

Nowadays, people are always so busy and preoccupied with so many things that it can be hard to slow down and actually have a good night's sleep. A lack of good sleep can raise your blood pressure, lower your immune system, and ruin your focus! Getting a good night's sleep is a HUGE deal, so we can't take this part of everyone's daily routine for granted. So today I decided to team up with Leesa to help bring you a few tips to help you sleep better!

What do I do to fall asleep? I have three main options in my nightly routine:

1. Tune Out Technology

As you all know, I work in online media, so I'm constantly on my phone or in front of a computer. One thing I've had to learn is that putting down the phone and turning off the computer helps me to relax and fall asleep easier. If my mind is still stuck in work mode, I'll never get the rest I need!

2. Read a Book

For me, reading does the trick each and every time! There's nothing like a good book to calm you down and help you relax at night!

3. Prayer & Meditation

Another way I unwind before bed is by praying and reading my Bible. Nighttime is the time I spend my intimate moments with God. So right when I get into bed, I lay there and just talk to God about anything and everything. After that, I read my Bible and just meditate on what His word says.

Lessa also has some advice to help you get the best night's sleep!


Awesome tips, right?

I can personally say that all of these tips are perfect ways to help get a great rest at night! The key is to unwind and relax, and you'll be out like a light!

Do you have a specific nightly routine? Think you want to try some of my or Lessa's tips for better sleep? Tell us about it in the comments below!


StyleWe Wishlist

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

I'm back with another awesome shop for you all to check out!

Today I decided to come back with another awesome fashion wishlist, brought to you by a new website I discovered called StyleWe!

StyleWe is a site similar to the other sites I've talked to you about - FashionMia and Sherry London. Actually, it's kind of a mesh between the two - not as formal as Sherry London, but a bit more business than FashionMia. If you're looking for a romper dress or sportwear, StyleWe has it! Or perhaps you're looking for sexy jumpsuits for women or a cute skirt, StyleWe has it too!

But enough with the talking, let me show you some of their awesome clothes!


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How cute are these clothes?! So modern and chic, yet you can turn them into the perfect outfit to wear to your business meeting or to wear out on the town! Love it!

Have you ever tried StyleWe? What was your experience like? Which outfit was your favorite? Tell me in the comments!

*This post was sponsored by StyleWe.com. All opinions are mine.

My Testimony

Sunday, January 29, 2017


Good morning!

I want to start off by saying thank you for supporting "Weekly Blessings" and pushing me to continue on with the series - love you guys!

One of the things that had been bugging me since I started the series was writing my testimony. I had been debating on whether or not I wanted to do it since I started the series, so I continued to pray to God for guidance and confirmation.

Finally, the time came to share my story. And now I would like to share it with you guys!

I recently started working with a Christian magazine for millennials called REFRESH Magazine, and our first assignment so happened to be what?

....to share our testimony!

So I took a deep breath, said, "Okay, Lord," and typed my little heart out! It was a big step for me because I was literally putting myself out there, but I knew it was the right thing to do.

So please, check out my testimony, Finding God Through Heartbreak on the magazine website and let me know what you think!

See you guys next Sunday!

If you'd like to nominate someone for the "Faith Features series or share something (Bible verse, a song, or a message...anything!) that God has put on your heart or have a question or comment you would like to share, you're more than welcome! If you're interested in writing a post for "Weekly Blessings," offering up a topic suggestion, get in touch with me via FacebookTwitter, or Email; you can also simply comment below and I'll make sure to get back with you!

SoundCloud Hauls - January 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017



Aaaand, we're back!

Happy 2017! Welcome back to SoundCloud Hauls, a monthly mix to keep your head bobbing all throughout the month!

This month was all about beats for me. If it caught my attention and if it was catchy, I was hooked - some I honestly hate to admit, but whatever!

This month's list is comprised of a number of different artists - Torey Lanez, Will B., and DNCE. It also includes a few artists that I hate to even say are on this playlist, like 21 Savage, Post Malone, and Migos. No diss to them, I just typically don't gravitate to their music, so it's just awkward finding a song that I thought was catchy.

ATTENTION: Some music does have cursing and sensitive subject matter, so don't say I didn't warn you!!





Soooo, what'd you think of this month's list? Any songs you think you'll be adding to your playlist? Let's talk in the comments below!
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