Instagram Live Battles

There have been few things I have truly enjoyed about this pandemic, quarentin-ing, stay-at-home thing. What I have found most enlightening and joyous has been these Instagram Live Battles between artists and when my favorite artist goes “Live”. Now I have missed quite a few of these major ones like the first and second attemptsContinue reading “Instagram Live Battles”

Upcoming Works: The Fall 2019 Edition

Hey what’s going on? It’s me again, Nicole Alicia coming to you from my living room, writing this blog this afternoon. I am trying to squeeze in a little post before I have to rush off to do my hair (so I don’t look to crazy for my friends baby shower tomorrow) and before IContinue reading “Upcoming Works: The Fall 2019 Edition”

Becoming Foster Mom

Today I am writing to you a little under the weather… The hard part about being a mom is you rarely get days off. Like both of the kids are sick right now, and I am too. My husband had to go to work today, so guess who’s left to care for the kids? Yep,Continue reading “Becoming Foster Mom”

“When They See Us”: From a Young Black Mother’s Prospective

It’s taken me awhile to process, digest and write about “When They See Us” the Netflix film from director Ava Duvernay. As a African-American mother to an African-American little boy, I have worried about his safety growing up since he was in my belly. I remember watching the Trayvon Martin case when I was pregnantContinue reading ““When They See Us”: From a Young Black Mother’s Prospective”

The Realest Post I Ever Wrote

Life has been a busy blur these last 8 months. My son started school last Fall, my Dad started having health issues in October leaving my parents heavily dependent on me for transportation needs. Negative comments on my shop pages almost prompted me to quit selling Vintage all together (which is something I love) andContinue reading “The Realest Post I Ever Wrote”