2021 Birthday Haul

2021 Birthday Haul

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This year? I kept it a lot more low key and it also got me thinking about how I want to live rich a life…

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The Cut: No. 20

The Cut: No. 20

Since I missed last month’s issue, let’s just dive into No. 20 to learn about some great sustainable brands you can incorporate into your lifestyle. FASHION…

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Mood Board: Neutral Modern Living Room

Mood Board: Neutral Modern Living Room

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If you feel the same way, this article was meant to be because I had planned to publish a different article today. Since, I found…

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The Cut: No. 19

The Cut: No. 19

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I’m so SO excited to share issue No. 19 of some great sustainable brands I’ve recently discovered with you!!! Keep reading to see what this…

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Asian Heritage Month: Learning to Love Myself

Asian Heritage Month: Learning to Love Myself

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Of course, I’m speaking for myself and my own experience when I say this: being in the spotlight feels weird in general. I grew up…

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The Cut: No. 18

The Cut: No. 18

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And I’m thrilled to share issue No. 18 of my monthly sustainable living series, The Cut, with you. I’ve (re)discovered some great brands I cannot…

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It’s Just Different

It’s Just Different

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What I do remember? I vividly remember how hard his nurse hugged me as I cried profusely in her arms. And as weird as this…

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The Cut: No. 17

The Cut: No. 17

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That said, I’m very excited to share issue No. 17 of my monthly sustainable living series, The Cut, with you! Keep reading to discover this…

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Life Lately: Creating Balance

Life Lately: Creating Balance

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Since Fashion Month is finally over for me at my day job, I’m thrilled to be back here on a regular basis creating content for…

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Pivot, But Keep Moving

Pivot, But Keep Moving

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I surprised myself by publishing an article every week day while I working my full-time day job, so what’s with the sporadic publishing for the…

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The Cut: No. 16

The Cut: No. 16

To kick off 2021, why not drop my first article of the year? Issue No. 16 of my monthly sustainable series, The Cut, is here!…

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An Open Letter to 2020

An Open Letter to 2020

While a huge part of me feels like this has been the worst year of my life, part of me doesn’t feel like it was….

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A Very Dior Christmas

A Very Dior Christmas

Aside from the lockdowns and the many effects of the pandemic, for some reason, to me, it doesn’t feel like Christmas this year. And this…

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

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Lesson learned. With the amount of time it’s taken me, I will start in September next year! Anyway, I wasn’t about to let all the…

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2020 Small Business Saturday: Women-Owned Brands to Support

2020 Small Business Saturday: Women-Owned Brands to Support

I also wanted to include some of my friends’ businesses (some whom I’ve made purchases from as well) to spread the love and lift them…

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2020 Black Friday Sales You Don’t Want to Miss

2020 Black Friday Sales You Don’t Want to Miss

No matter what your situation was yesterday, I hope my American readers had a great day. Whether it was making wonderful memories, recovering from your…

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Interior Inspiration: Modern Christmas Decor

Interior Inspiration: Modern Christmas Decor

I started decorating this past weekend because I knew my day job was going to take up a lot of my time soon. And while…

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The Cut: No. 15

The Cut: No. 15

Which is why I’m beyond excited to share issue No. 15 of my monthly sustainable living series, The Cut with you! Keep reading to discover…

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How to Elevate and Refresh Your Bedroom Effortlessly

How to Elevate and Refresh Your Bedroom Effortlessly

One of the greatest luxuries in life is having a space where you can relax and unwind after a long day. And if there’s anything…

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My Growing Love For Vintage

My Growing Love For Vintage

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Lately, I’ve learned that who I intentionally keep in my life/follow has truly influenced the way I want to live my life. However, I’ve been…

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For the Home: Modern Bedroom Refresh

For the Home: Modern Bedroom Refresh

And that brings me to today’s article: sharing my bedroom mood board, items I already own, and what I’m thinking about purchasing! Note, I like…

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The Cut: No. 14

The Cut: No. 14

If you want the same, keep reading and discovering beautiful brands with me! And now, on to the fun part! Seeing who made this month’s…

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What Living a Luxury Lifestyle Means to Me

What Living a Luxury Lifestyle Means to Me

I can’t because I’m the kind who prefers to hear the bad news before I hear about the good news. To say that 2020 has…

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The Cut: No. 13

The Cut: No. 13

And one major way to support them that I personally feel speaks volumes, is to share their businesses. They’ve worked hard just like any other…

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The Cut: No. 12

The Cut: No. 12

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To be transparent with you, I haven’t been able to sleep well for quite some time. To prioritize my health, I need to put this…

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The Meaning of True Freedom

The Meaning of True Freedom

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At this time, I was able to meet the man who sponsored my dad when he came to America. He told me that he poked…

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Facet of Change: Next Steps

Facet of Change: Next Steps

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Speaking of, my plans for the start of 2020 and a new decade was full of adventures and experiences. However, these past six months have…

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Downtime

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Downtime

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As time is passing by, we are using our voices to lift up others, including ourselves. Within our own homes, magic is happening with the…

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Gratitude Unlocked: What I Took For Granted

Gratitude Unlocked: What I Took For Granted

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Even going through personal things at the beginning of the year, I tried really hard to stay positive. Then the rest of 2020 hit. I…

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How to Celebrate Your First Juneteenth

How to Celebrate Your First Juneteenth

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The first black and first woman, Ella Jones, was elected mayor in Ferguson, Missouri. Then Trayvon Martin’s mom, Sybrina Fulton, announced she’s officially qualified to…

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10 Black-Owned Sustainable Brands to Support

10 Black-Owned Sustainable Brands to Support

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And have I grown in such a short amount of time! For the last week, I’ve been watching, reading, listening, and learning about (systemic) racism…

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The Cut: No. 11

The Cut: No. 11

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I’m SO excited for what’s to come! I feel like my work is constantly evolving and it’s equally exciting as it is making me impatient…

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How to Respond to Racism & Discrimination

How to Respond to Racism & Discrimination

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I’ve shared content regarding racism on my Instagram for the past several days, but held back on writing and publishing an article as I’ve been…

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5 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need to Try

5 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need to Try

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If you’re new around here, I’ve been passionate about the environment since my late teens. It all started from taking an AP environmental science class…

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A Meaningful Memorial Day

A Meaningful Memorial Day

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For those who are able to take today off, remember that however you spend it, gathering with family/friends, shopping, or barbecuing in your backyard, please…

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For the Home: Modern Kitchen Essentials

For the Home: Modern Kitchen Essentials

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I love cooking and have always preferred cooking over baking since I don’t have much of a sweet tooth. Considering I’ve had a ton of…

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Where to Find Sustainable and Fashionable Face Masks

Where to Find Sustainable and Fashionable Face Masks

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And then there are those who are selling stylish face masks with proceeds going to great causes and organizations like Feeding America to help many people…

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The Cut: No. 10

The Cut: No. 10

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I feel like I say this with every post, but I’m so excited for this month’s sustainable living blog post series, The Cut! Now that I’m thinking somewhat…

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For the Home: Modern Interior Inspiration

For the Home: Modern Interior Inspiration

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Lately, I’ve been looking at so many images to gather ideas to update my living space. In the process, I’ve realized that I cannot wait…

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Spring Lifestyle Mood Board

Spring Lifestyle Mood Board

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Whether it’s fashion, beauty, switching out home decor or trying out “lighter” food, I love it when seasons change because it signifies new beginnings. Today,…

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How to Organize & Recycle Your Makeup

How to Organize & Recycle Your Makeup

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To be transparent, I used to not care about makeup/skincare. However, as time went on, I slowly gave in to my beauty addictions. Pretty soon,…

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The Cut: No. 9

The Cut: No. 9

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Don’t be surprised if this month’s list is more home-focused! Let’s see who made this month’s list! FASHION Fashion is a large contributor to our…

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As of Late, I’ve Been…Spring 2020 Edition

As of Late, I’ve Been…Spring 2020 Edition

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Even with 2020 throwing off nearly all of our plans for the new year, one thing’s for sure: we have been given a lot of…

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60 Creative Things to Do At Home

60 Creative Things to Do At Home

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As someone who’s almost always positive, I usually try and look for the silver lining in any situation. To me, it’s a way for me…

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The Cut: No. 8

The Cut: No. 8

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Getting back on track with my monthly sustainable living blog post series, The Cut, today, I wanted to share with you a few brands that are more accessible….

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Life Lately: Time Well Spent

Life Lately: Time Well Spent

I just broke down one day. Truthfully, I couldn’t take it anymore and just needed a moment to cry my eyes out and throw myself…

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What It Means to Love Yourself

What It Means to Love Yourself

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! I’ve been MIA here and on my social media platform for what feels like months, even though it’s been just a…

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When Life Throws You Curveballs

When Life Throws You Curveballs

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I’ll be honest. I’m not one to complain, but 2020 has NOT been the greatest start for me. When I ended 2019, I ended on…

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Discovering Dallas

Discovering Dallas

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I also realized that I wasn’t a great reference for my friends. That said, I’m excited to announce that I’m evolving SSD into a resource…

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Happy Three Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Happy Three Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

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I CANNOT believe yesterday marked the three year blogiversary of the launch of She Sweats Diamonds! Time has certainly flown by because I’ve had a…

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