September started out really rough for me. My niece’s cousin was killed in late August and buried a few days after what would have been her 9th birthday. Two associates of mine, mothers passed; both succumbing to longtime illnesses. I usually start out my birthday month full of excitement and countdowns, but this year… Continue reading 29 Candles
Written By Robyn Jasmine for A Brown Belle Exchange The last 72 hours have been exhausting to say the least. The country that we live in has been in an uproar (once again) due to the slaughter of Black Men. I used the word slaughter, because that’s exactly the term that fits best.… Continue reading All We Ever Did Was Be Black
There’s been a show on the FYI network titled #BlackLove which has been serving life lessons since its premiere in December. The show is centered around five successful women in New York City whose introduction starts out by saying “You’ll never have a job, an apartment, or a boyfriend at the same time in… Continue reading #BlackLove: Have You Been Watching?
So recently I brought my 5th car…. lol trust me 5 cars in ten years is a lot, but I’m thankful for the experience on how to proactively negotiate the best deal for me when it comes to getting what I want. As a woman period, car sales men see you as prey when you… Continue reading Tips for Car Buying for the Modern Belle
Episode 4: What Happened to #SandraBland?? In this episode we will discuss the current events involving police brutality and unforgettable deaths caused by police specifically to African Americans, and the outrage the country has been in, in search of justice. Co Host: Eryka W. (young black college educated woman, currently pursuing Master’s degree is… Continue reading Episode 4: What Happened to #SandraBland
On this episode of “A Brown Belle Exchange”, my co-host is none other than the Creator and Founder of Single Mother’s Miami! On this episode we are chatting about reality shows and the perception of dating, parenting, expected lifestyle, and financial freedom. We also give our opinions on all the popular reality shows that are currently airing. Married… Continue reading Episode 2 Reality Check
So….Here is my BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! I know a lot of you thought that I was pregnant or engaged (insert shocked emoji face here) LOL And while those are important life changing moments, that probably wouldn’t be something that I would first post to Social Media. At any rate, I have been diligently working on revamping… Continue reading A Brown Belle Exchange Podcast Episode 1
I came across this list online, and was so inspired!! Sometimes, you need the validation of feeling like you’re doing something right even if you feel like you have no clue how this life thing is supposed to go. There’s no manual or handbook on how to be a grown woman, just a lot of trial… Continue reading 25 Things Every Woman Should Have By The Time She Turns 25
Wikipedia defines “Loose lips sink ships” as an American English idiom meaning “beware of unguarded talk”. Talking recklessly has it consequences whether it is a minuscule or massive issue. Let’s steer this in the direction of relationships. I take “loose lips sinks ships” in the perspective of “keep your mouth closed about your new/existing relationship, if… Continue reading Loose Lips Sinks Ships
The topic of marriage surrounds me daily. As a young, unmarried, childless woman, I am often a prime candidate for unsolicited but much needed advice from near and far. “Don’t rush.” “Marry who loves you more than you love them, you won’t go wrong.” “Marriage is not all it’s cracked up to be.” “Wait. Live… Continue reading Relationships 105: Marriage & A Wife vs A MRS.