Fun, Social, Recreation, Gratitude, Hair (general), Informational Resources, Joy and Fun, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Saving Money, Soul, Spirit, Stewardship, Time Management, Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Black Friday Hair & Other: Wish Lists, Recent Purchases, Tweaks to My Hair Regimen, and More

Greetings, all! How was your holiday? I hope you and your loved ones had a safe, enjoyable time. ❤ Our immediate family decided not to meet up in the large, multi-family gatherings we usually have. Instead, each of our families celebrated separately and checked in with one another. Different, but we all still knew we… Continue reading Black Friday Hair & Other: Wish Lists, Recent Purchases, Tweaks to My Hair Regimen, and More

Fun, Social, Recreation, Hair (general), Hairstyles, Joy and Fun, My Reviews of Hair Products, Soul, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Twist Out in Red (Curlsmith’s Temporary Hair Color)

Greetings! This is my first time ever playing with hair color, and this was fun! I purchased the hair color -- Curlsmith's hair makeup in the color ruby -- from Ulta. Have you ever colored your hair? What was your experience? The two videos at the end of this post express my same feelings about… Continue reading Twist Out in Red (Curlsmith’s Temporary Hair Color)

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

My Revair Review and How I Trim and Blow Dry My Hair

Greetings! I hope this post finds you and yours well. I was asked a few questions in response to my post before last, and below are my answers to those questions. Please let me know if you have further questions . . . or tips or suggestions. 😀 Blessings! Question #1: What Is My Review… Continue reading My Revair Review and How I Trim and Blow Dry My Hair

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Reviews of Hair Products, My Staple Hair Products: Update 

YouTube Challenge “If You Could Only Keep 10 Hair Products Total”

Could you "survive" if you could only keep 10 hair products total? I soooooo could, LOL. Easily. 😀 After viewing Achia's video response to the "If I Could Only Keep 10 Hair Products Total" challenge (embedded below), I created my own video response. I share it below, along with photos showing my selections. So what… Continue reading YouTube Challenge “If You Could Only Keep 10 Hair Products Total”

Diet, Exercise, Fitness Challenge, Health, Informational Resources, My Reviews of Food and Recipes, The 5-Year Challenge, Updates, Vitamins

Fitness Challenge Update in Photos

I hardly blog on the topic, but over the last year or so I've put in a LOT of work in the area of fitness and health. A lot. Below is a photo-laden update on how I'm faring on the fitness challenge. Keeping in line with my goal to create posts that readers can relatively… Continue reading Fitness Challenge Update in Photos

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Measuring Progress, My Hair Length Checks, The 5-Year Challenge, Updates

Hair Goal Status: DIY Length Check and Silk Press during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Greetings! I hope this post finds you well. A couple of days ago the boys spent the night away from the house, and hubby decided that that would be a GREAT time for me to straighten my hair and see how much of it I had now. I was a little reluctant: I hadn't had… Continue reading Hair Goal Status: DIY Length Check and Silk Press during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 Update: Helpful Shares, Health, Spiritual Reads, and Hair

Greetings! I hope this post finds you and yours well! ❤ It's been awhile since I posted. Since my last post, boy has much transpired. The world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the United States is dealing with the tragedy and after effects of the race-related deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbery, George… Continue reading COVID-19 Update: Helpful Shares, Health, Spiritual Reads, and Hair

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Hair] 2019 Favorites: The 1 Best New Thing I Tried This Year (Part 1 of 5)

Did you gain any NEW-TO-YOU hair-related favorites this year? Any . . . . . . favorite tools and accessories? . . . favorite techniques?. . . favorite products? . . . favorite product COMBINATIONS? Please share your 2019 favorites in the comments. I'd love to learn about them. 😀 I myself tried quite a… Continue reading [Hair] 2019 Favorites: The 1 Best New Thing I Tried This Year (Part 1 of 5)

Diet, Fitness Challenge, Health, My Reviews of Food and Recipes, Saving Money

“Nice Cream” Recipe: Vegan, 3 Ingredients

Greetings! For the last several months I have been prioritizing the health and fitness component of the 5-year challenge (the subject of this blog). I'm happy to report that I am no longer prehypertensive! Yes, I did it! ❤ I obtained a healthy blood pressure by eating vegan 5 days a week. It took awhile,… Continue reading “Nice Cream” Recipe: Vegan, 3 Ingredients

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

The Stylist’s Wash-and-Go versus My Wash-and-Go

For my last salon visit, the stylist asked me to detox my hair. Specifically, she wanted me to stop using oils and butters and unnatural gels and to wash my hair with Kinky Curly Come Clean. I was to do this for the few weeks leading up to my visit with her at the salon.… Continue reading The Stylist’s Wash-and-Go versus My Wash-and-Go