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End of Year Blues

With the New Year being six weeks away, I feel like there are a few forks in the road that I didn’t see coming, or chose to ignore, that I have to face. I have accomplished a lot and will recognize the high points in my life but I want get these feelings out. My […]

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$15 Minimum Wage Is A Start

The last week I’ve seen a lot of talk on twitter about how fast food workers don’t deserve a $15 dollar minimum wage for “flipping burgers” and need to get a “better” job.

It’s bullshit and I’m here to tell you why.

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Stressed Out

The one thing no one sees is how hard I am on myself. I have this ideal of who I should be and it’s hard to not see how I failed myself. Is it weird that 29 year old me wants the same thing at 19? Is it weird that a 19 year old wished […]

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Shopping Slow Fashion

The last few months, I’ve been consumed with this need to shop. I feel myself growing out of the clothes I’ve liked before. I am trying to be more aware of what I’m buying due to money being low but want to be able to get good quality pieces. Looking at clothing constantly has lead […]

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Black, Broke & Fancy: Reflection

I have this phrase that I’ve been telling myself since I was a kid: No one else is going to do it. When I wanted to something growing up no one would get it from me. Yeah, I got the occasional Barbie, which I am grateful for, but there were other things that I wanted […]

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Black, Broke, and Fancy: Guilty Spending

Like any person on this Earth, I like to spend money. Not only do I do it frequently, but I also feel guilty for it. It’s not like I spent a massive amount of money this weekend but I do feel bad for spending it. Little things like getting my nails and feet done, getting […]