The weather forecaster is calling for a severe thunderstorm, a 95% chance, and you barely got a 24-hour notice. Didn’t he just predict sunny skies yesterday? It begins to get dark outside; it’s starting. The leaves are blowing everywhere. Your hair whips across your face. You wonder just how bad it will be. Your mind turns to thoughts of supplies: do you have enough food, candles, and entertainment if you get stuck inside? The rain begins to pour down in buckets. Common sense and the dislike of icy cold water being dumped on your head forces you inside. Continue Reading
Okay, not really. But it got your attention. The title should actually read, “Joy’s Common Sense Eating Tips.” There are different tips that we pick up from day to day that just make sense, like, cutting down on the sugar, alcohol, etc. So let me comprise a brief list of what my “starvation” diet entails, and you will see that at first you may feel like you are starving, but once you get use to these minor adjustments, you won’t really (feel as if you’re starving). Continue Reading
So many women today are wearing weaves. You can’t go a day, without running into a woman with a weave! I will say this: BE CAREFUL!!! For years I wore twists and grew my hair longer and thicker than I ever had in my entire life (shout out to Sonya McIntyre on Facebook for being my “twist lady” for YEARS. My twists were hot!)! My hair was natural; no chemicals. Then my twist lady moved away and I started going to…others. They didn’t do twists like I like, so I let them do various forms of braiding before I opted for a weave for the first time for my wedding.
That was the beginning of the end of my hair.Continue Reading
Many people think that sexy has to do with sex (which is why many Christians look at me sideways when I talk about sexiness). Well, not necessarily. Being sexy has nothing to do with showing skin. Being sexy has nothing to do with generating lustful feelings in the other sex. Being sexy is about feeling confident in yourself. Your mind is at peace, your body is fit, and your soul is rejoicing. You feel as though you can conquer the world and take no prisoners! You walk tall, your talk is self-assured, your smile is genuine, and you exude inner beauty. Now, you may not be perfect. You may worry a little about getting that next pay raise, losing that next 5 pounds, and you may be lonely sometimes. But, sexy is when you can rise above this and make progress. Sexy is moving forward. Sexy is looking in the mirror and truly feeling good about yourself. With that said, let me give you some tips to help you feel sexy today: Continue Reading