SPSP Conference Reflection

Yeah… so I know its not Friday — but let me explain. As I write this, I’m heading back to Detroit from the large conference I was attending in Atlanta, GA. What had happened was, I left this conference on Thursday morning thinking I would have time to write a reflection on this past semester […]

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Basic af Brownies

Anyone who knows me understands why this recipe and video mean so much to me. I’ve always been known as the brown girl who makes brownies. I’m excited to say that over the past 10 years or so of baking brownies, that I have found a recipe that is easy and that I love. Stay […]

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February Sephora Box

This month’s box was a home run! I fell in love with all the products. Excited to share my thoughts on them with you 🙂 BELIF Moisturizing Eye Bomb Which skin type is it good for? ✔ Normal ✔ Oily ✔ Combination ✔ Dry ✔ Sensitive What it is: A lightweight, refreshing eye cream that […]

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Feature Friday: Positivity Starts Here – Afeefeh

Pain sucks. It’s true. While emotions are mild, beautiful, heartbreaking, they are often accompanied by anger, sadness, saltiness, and many other thoughts and feelings. We tend to feel pain acutely and for a variety of reasons. Too regularly, those reasons center around another person or group of people. Recently, I experienced a variation of pain […]

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January Ipsy Bag

Hey everyone! Here are my reviews of the January IPSY products I received 🙂 If you’re interested in getting IPSY bags, sign up here! It’s only $10 a month — I’ve been using it for a year and just renewed. PURLISSE BEAUTY Blue Lotus Seed Mud Mask + Exfoliant It’s made with nourishing ingredients used in ancient […]

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Feature Friday: Hello? Its me I’m looking for – Aamina Ali

A lot of people have been asking me why I choose to be single. Honestly? Because I’m so in love with myself that it would take a pretty awesome person to catch my eye. Now that’s not to say that I don’t find a lot of people interesting, because I do, but that’s just because […]

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Feature Friday: My Hijab Story – Deena Farrukh

Asalaamu Alaikum, You might be someone who wants to fulfill their Creator’s wishes in dressing more modestly but doesn’t know where to begin. You might be planning on wearing hijab one day & are just surfing the web for tips. Maybe you’re already wearing hijab, but are struggling with self-confidence. Or you’re just trying to […]

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January Sephora Play Box

Welp. Since it feels like January outside with the snow, I feel a little less bad about posting this so late 😂 GLAMGLOW SUPERCLEANSE™ Clearing Cream-to-Foam Cleanser Which skin type is it good for? ✔ Normal ✔ Oily ✔ Combination What it is: An advanced cleanser with a powerful blend of three charcoals to detoxify […]

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Feature Friday: Work in progress – Sujena Begum

I think a lot of people want to talk about talking about mental health, but not many are willing to actually talk about it. I deeply appreciate the people who do share, because it makes it easier for others like me to share as well. I didn’t want to just speak on normalizing this topic, […]

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Oreo Cheesecake

Ingredients: Full package of OREO Cookies 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted 5 packages cream cheese (8 oz. each) softened / at room temperature 1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp. flour 1 Tbsp. vanilla (or maple syrup as a substitute) 1 cup sour cream 4 eggs cooking spray or aluminum foil mini chocolate chips (optional) chocolate […]

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