Saturday, December 27, 2014

Saturday Morning Thoughts

I'm typing this post on my phone...while still laying in the bed, so please forgive me for any typos or grammatical errors. And don't judge me for still being in the bed! 

  • I really hope I've mentioned this before, but Tia over at was my inspiration for Saturday Morning Thoughts. She does 'Thought Bubbles.' She has a funny sense of humor, and I personally enjoy getting a glimpse into other people's thoughts. 
  • I have an icky cold, and it is really in the way!
  • My hair is a hot mess!
  • I had an appointment to get twists this morning, but I cancelled it because I didn't want to be in a salon snotting, sneezing,  and coughing all morning!
  • I regret cancelling the appointment.  What the eff am I going to do with my hair?
  • My family did not have a Christmas dinner this year. Where are they doing that at?
  • Big R and I are hosting a dinner at our house tomorrow! Y'all pray for me! 

Until Next Time,
<3 Keia

Friday, December 26, 2014

September 2014 Photo Diary

So in an effort to get caught up on le blog, I decided to do monthly photo diaries for September through December! I don't have much to share for September. I guess I didn't whip out my camera much? Not sure what happened there. Anyway, here is what I have to share: 

My mom and cousin/aunt/God Mother came to visit! 
Quick side note: My family on my mom's side is a bit odd. My grandmother, my mom's mother, passed when my mom was just a teenager. My mom's older sister raised my mom and young sister through their teen years, so my aunt is really like a grandma to me, and her daughters are like my mom's sisters which means they are more like my aunts. I have also deemed my cousin/aunt Kena my God Mother. I've been her baby since the day I was born. Meet Kena!! You will likely see her on the blog again. 
Mommy and me!
With Kena!
Whenever my mom and Kena visit it is almost a guarantee we are going to make a stop by the Goodwill. It is basically a tradition now! On this particular visit, I tried on my FIRST wedding dress! Yes, I tried on a wedding dress at the Goodwill. Judge me if you want! The dress was beautiful, brand new, and only $100.00. It just wasn't the one though so I left it in the store. 

The beginning of a hair situation.

The first picture is my natural hair straightened, which I had straightened at a Dominican salon. Long story short here...if you have thin, fine natural hair do NOT go to a Dominican salon. Everything is not for everybody. The next picture is a snapshot of me with the sew in from hell! I will talk more about it in an upcoming post! Smh. Bad, bad hair decisions. 

The Mr's new whip.

Big R got a new car!! So happy for him. Funny thing is I drive it more than he does, because "his music isn't right," i.e. he needs to get Bluetooth set up in his car so he can listen to Spotify. I'm not a music person like that, so I don't really get it but to each their own.

Until Next Time, 
<3 Keia

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas!

Merry, Merry Christmas! I hope you all have had a wonderful day with the people you love! I am extremely thankful for my family and friends, and more importantly, the birth of Jesus Christ!! Be blessed, friends!

Until next time, 
<3 Keia

Monday, December 22, 2014

Just So You Know...

I've been away from blogging so long I don't even know what to write about anymore. I originally started blogging as a place to document this little life of mine. So, I want to get back to that, and I hope you readers don't mind! I've thought about going back and doing posts that captures the highlights over the months I've been away. I may get to that and I may not. My life has changed in so many ways! So much to share! The end goal here is to BLOG!

I hope this is a true hello, and I'm BACK!

Until next time, 
<3 Keia

Monday, December 1, 2014


Heyyyyy friends! Long time, no see! I'm not even going to waste your time by going in to a long, drawn out story about where I've been the past two months. Ain't nobody got time for that! Is that still cool to say?!  I am alive and well! I thought I would come back and share what's going on with me currently. I have seen this cool blog post idea around the blogosphere, so I thought I would share too!
+ Crafting: Well I have a quite a few crafting projects that I want to work on...BUT I'm one of those people who find things I want to craft, especially using things I find on my thrifting trips, and then they just find a home in a closest FOREVER! Must do better...
+ Cooking: To be quite honest, I'm still patting myself on the back for the Thanksgiving meal my honey and I prepared! We decided to stay home this year because for one, we didn't get Little R until 6:00 pm, and we were going to be in Virginia with my family the following Saturday for my cousin's 40th birthday party. Long story short, Big R smoked two whole chickens and a turkey and I cooked all the sides (mac and cheese, candied yams, Big R's mom's dressing recipe, greens, corn, and mashed potatoes) All of it was bangin'! Since then we've ate out a few days. (So bad!) I'm happy to get back in the kitchen this week and take control of what I'm putting in my mouth!
+ Drinking: Mostly water! I haven't been drinking coffee as much lately (gasp! I know) -- more on that later!
+ Reading: I started reading the Fault in our Stars weeks ago. Great book, I just have to force myself to separate from my phone and laptop and actually read more!
+ Wanting: To marry Big R already! -- more on that later!
+ Playing: Nothing - I don't really play any games. Never really been my thing. 
+ Wishing: My dad was here to see me get married and the birth of his first grandchild (my niecy pooh will be born late December/early January) 
+ Enjoying: Writing this blog post! Gosh I've missed blogging sooooo much!
+ Waiting: Christmas! I just love the Christmas holiday. It's the one holiday that gives you such a warm and fuzzy feeling year after year
+ Liking: Seeing all the Christmas decorations in our neighborhood. I like to have my decorations up by December 1st, well that didn't happen. So hopefully I will have it up by the end of this week!
+ Wondering: What I will get Big R for Christmas. 
+ Loving: Weekends with Big and Little
+ Needing: A new hair style. Early September I had to get several inches of my hair chopped off, and I'm still not used to it yet!
+ Smelling: Glade Vanilla Frost Plugin
+ Wearing: t-shirt and shorts. I don't wear pajama sets. Do you?
+ Watching: Just finished watching Sunday's episodes of Real Housewives of Atlanta and Kourtney and Khloe Take the Hamptons
+ Listening to: Big R's phone conversation with an old coach/friend
+ Obsessing over:  The changes occurring in my life over the next year!
+ Shopping for: "Santa" shopping for Little R, Christmas gifts for Big R, gifts for my niecy pooh!
+ Learning: More about the MBA program I will be starting in January 
+ Wasting time on: Youtube videos, blog reading, and trash tv
+ Working on: Growing with my company
+ Looking forward to: My birthday (12/21), Christmas, and then skip right on to SUMMER! : ) 

Until Next Time, 
<3 Keia