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

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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

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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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Summer Mood Board

Summer Mood Board

And not to mention, us Texans have to start our cars at least 15 minutes to blast the AC before going anywhere. And speaking of,…

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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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For a last quarter of the year, evert area of our lives and routines have been disrupted in some way. Despite the negative impacts, what’s…

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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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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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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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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

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

Considering I had a rough start to 2020, I wanted to take a step back, even if it’s taking a hiatus from my passion: writing….

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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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The Cut: No. 7

The Cut: No. 7

And we’re back to my monthly sustainable living blog post series, The Cut, for 2020!!! Kicking off next the decade, I’m happy to let you know that I’m finding more…

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Self-Care Diary: Healthy Habits

Self-Care Diary: Healthy Habits

Inspired by my favorite news media team, The Newsette, I thought I’d share a different yet fun update on my self-care journey with you guys….

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Vogue’s 73 Questions

Vogue’s 73 Questions

Several months ago, I watched Vogue’s 73 Questions with supermodel, Gisele Bündchen and thought it would be a great way to kick off the new…

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New Year, New Decade: Happy 2020!

New Year, New Decade: Happy 2020!

Hellooooo and happy new year, friends! The new decade has started and just like how I like my car, I love starting with clean slates!…

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2020: Right For Me

2020: Right For Me

I’ve never been one to make resolutions nor have a “word” for the new year. For some reason, neither have worked well for me. What…

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Christmas 2019

Christmas 2019

Happy Christmas, loves!!! As you’re reading this, I’m with my family keeping things low-key while making some wonderful memories. You bet I’ll be soaking up…

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10 Things That Get Me in the Christmas Spirit

10 Things That Get Me in the Christmas Spirit

Christmas is no doubt my favorite time of the year. For me, the holiday festivities have already begun! To keep things fun and light here on…

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Holiday Memories: Stovetop Christmas Potpourri

Holiday Memories: Stovetop Christmas Potpourri

There are hundreds of recipes out there, but today, I wanted to share a simple recipe that I’ve used for the last several years that…

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2019 Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

2019 Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

I don’t do as much as I used to, however, with one and half weeks to go until Christmas, I thought I’d share a super…

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Giving Back: Erno Laszlo + Project Beauty Share #HAULidayDonation

Giving Back: Erno Laszlo + Project Beauty Share #HAULidayDonation

A few weeks ago, on , I highlighted the importance of giving back. Today, I wanted to talk about one specific way you can give…

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As of Late, I’ve Been…Fall 2019 Edition

And just like that, the last month of the year and decade is here! Within these last few months, I’ve been reflecting a lot, making…

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The Cut: No. 6

The Cut: No. 6

And we’re back to my monthly  blog post series, The Cut. Kicking off the last month of 2019 and of the decade, I’m happy to report…

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Giving Tuesday 2019: The Most Valuable Thing You Can Gift

Giving Tuesday 2019: The Most Valuable Thing You Can Gift

Since we’re past , I wanted to take some time to talk with you about an even more important event: Giving Tuesday 2019. A few…

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7 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Her + GIVEAWAY

7 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Her + GIVEAWAY

Happy Thanksgiving Eve, y’all! I know most of you are running around getting last minute things done before the big day tomorrow. To make things…

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Thanksgiving 2019: 30 Days of Thankfulness

Thanksgiving 2019: 30 Days of Thankfulness

Happy Thanksgiving week! Every year for the last five years, I’ve shared on my personal Facebook page things/people I’m grateful for to acknowledge my blessings…

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7 Modern Everyday and Ethical Jewelry Brands

7 Modern Everyday and Ethical Jewelry Brands

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Style-wise, there’s nothing like feeling like you’ve come into your own. My personal style has evolved a lot in recent years and I must admit…

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Help Our Planet With These Eco-Friendly Habits

Help Our Planet With These Eco-Friendly Habits

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Note, you don’t have to be an “environmentalist” — personally, I don’t consider myself one as I’m more about stewarding our blessings (and that includes…

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Singles Day 2019: The Importance of Being Single

Singles Day 2019: The Importance of Being Single

It’s Singles Day 2019 and who would’ve thought I’d be writing about this topic?! “Not I,” said, me (if you got this reference, brownie points…

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Finding Joy: 50 Things That Make Me Happy

Finding Joy: 50 Things That Make Me Happy

I hardly ever complain about life and the things it throws at me. However, that’s not to say I don’t get annoyed with bad things…

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The Cut: No. 5

The Cut: No. 5

And just like that, we welcome November into our lives! Speaking of welcomes, we’re back to my monthly sustainable living blog post series, The Cut. October flew by…

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Dior: From Paris to the World

Dior: From Paris to the World

You guys know I love clothes, shoes, bags, and accessories as much as the next fashion-lover. However, what I love more is learning about the…

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