Bossed Up – Tabitha D. James

Hey Royals, Welcome to the Bossed Up series! In this series I will be featuring my friends that have started their own businesses and are transforming the lives of others! I will be asking each of my guests questions about their past and getting them to spill the tea on how they learned about personal finance/financial literacy, how and why they started their business, and much more. Today I'm featuring another one of my sorority...Read More

Secure the Bag, then Save it

Hey Royals, How many of you like to save money? I mean, who doesn't right? Today I'm going to share ways that I save money on groceries and other items! I like to use apps to earn cash back and shop at different groceries stores to save money. GroceriesWe all need to eat to survive, that's a given. But, did you ever think that you were spending too much on groceries? I used to there...Read More

Update: Rice Water Challenge

Hey Royals, This post is an update on the rice water challenge. I began the rice water challenge on January 8, 2019. I fermented my brown rice but, I made the mistake of not adding enough water in beginning. This happened because I didn't take into account that the rice would swell. At first, I only added the amount of water that you would use to cook rice. I have my know-it-all moments 🙄. Moving...Read More

3 Tips to Make Returning to Work Less Stressful After Maternity Leave

Hey Royals, I recently went back to work after being on maternity leave for about 3 months. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase after clicking through the link. I will only recommend products I have personally used and love. Click to read the privacy policy and disclosure . Maternity leave benefits Most employers...Read More

Everyday I’m Hustling: How to Save at Work

Hey Royals, Today I'm going to spill the tea on how to save money at work. It's fairly easy and it's probably not considered a side hustle, but it's a great way to get to the money! You are missing out if you're eligible to do this, but aren't taking advantage! If you aren't eligible, don't worry, I won't leave you hanging. I'll point you in the right direction. Please note that I am not...Read More

Big Chop Alert!

Hey Royals, Today I'm delivering a feature post and guess what?! It's featuring my bomb ass Soror, Anna! Anna and I went to the same university and joined the same sorority. She's definitely one of the sweetest people I know and she's very intelligent. Anna was dope enough to let me feature her and ask her a few questions about her natural hair. If you're on Pinterest then you may have saw her old tapered...Read More

The Truth About Rice Water

Hey Royals, Today I'm going to be talking about rice water. Everyone has been raving about the rice water challenge and saying that it works. So, I'm going to try it and come back to you all with my results. But first, you know I have to come to you with a little bit of research. Have a seat, class is in session. What is rice water?You may think that rice water is exactly what...Read More

Is My Hair Growing?!

Hey Royals, The purpose of this post is to show you how much my hair grew last year. Hopefully this proves that the tips I give you actually work for my hair.   Last year, for whatever reason, I thought my hair wasn't growing. I found myself whining to my boyfriend throughout my entire pregnancy about my hair. I had done the bare minimum of washing and conditioning it and keeping it in a protective...Read More

5+ Natural Hair Products that I Can’t Live Without

Hey Royals, Today I'll be talking about natural hair products and tools that I use consistently and will always repurchase. The products that you use and the manner in which you use them play a huge part in the health of your natural hair. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase after clicking through...Read More