Danielle's Favorite Things: 5 Gifts for the Naturalista in Your Life!

Danielle's Favorite Things:  5 Gifts for the Naturalista in Your Life!

It’s the Holiday season and the time of year when we are all searching for the perfect gifts for our loved ones.   In the spirit of “Oprah”, over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing a few of my favorite things that would make great gifts for your favorite people!  Today, I’m sharing a few of my favorite things for the naturalista in your life! Naturalista’s are women who take pride in wearing their natural hair.   We are women who are obsessed with making sure our hair is healthy and looking good at all times.  If you know someone who is a self-proclaimed, naturalista, chances are she will love some of these products under her tree!

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Holiday Traditions: Ornaments That Tell a Story!

Holiday Traditions: Ornaments That Tell a Story!

I love the holiday season so much.  *Cue Donny Hathaway’s “This Christmas”* It is full of the things I love the most; family, friends, good cheer and traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation.  Over the holiday season, I’ll be sharing a few of my treasured memories from my own family.  Today on the blog, I’m sharing my family’s tree trimming traditions. 

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#TransformationTuesday: Working out at Home

#TransformationTuesday: Working out at Home

A busy schedule leaves little time to go to the gym.  Sometimes no matter how much you try, getting to the gym can be difficult to do. What do you do when you want to work out but can't’ make it to the gym or can’t afford gym membership fees?  Working out at home is an easy and cost effective way to stay fit. There are a few ways to get fit at home, and most involve little to no equipment at all. 

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#SaturdaySwag: Great Gifts for Dad!!!

#SaturdaySwag: Great Gifts for Dad!!!

Fathers are such a gift! They are our providers, protectors, and our knights in shining armor.   It’s time to show the Dad’s some love!  Here are a few ideas for your Dad or prominent male figure!

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#FridayFunday: 8 Steakhouses Dad Will Enjoy!!!

#FridayFunday: 8 Steakhouses Dad Will Enjoy!!!

My dad is a meat and potatoes kinda guy!  As I was putting together this list, I had him in mind.  He likes a great steak with full and hearty side dishes.  Here are 8 Chicago Steakhouses that your dad is sure to enjoy!

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#SaturdaySwag: The "Glow Up"-Skin Care for Summer!

#SaturdaySwag: The "Glow Up"-Skin Care for Summer!

Summer is just around the corner and that means we show more skin! It’s important to maintain that summer glow in the healthiest way possible. It’s possible to make that melanin pop as long as you maintain a healthy skincare routine! Here are a few of my favorites to keep my melanin poppin!

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#SaturdaySwag: Kentucky Derby Essentials

#SaturdaySwag: Kentucky Derby Essentials

The Kentucky Derby is one of my favorite events of the year.  One of my good girlfriends started a tradition of watching the Derby years ago and it’s become our annual tradition. Except for this year! (*insert sad face*) This year will be the first year I’m not going. My daughter’s scholarship program has an end of the year celebration so “mommy duties” come first. Sighs….In any case, just because I won’t be going doesn’t mean I can’t share some of my favorite tips and tricks for attending a Derby Party.

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