Homemade Cleaners vs. Commercial Products

Hey guys! Happy July! Today, we’re discussing what cleaners are best for the common rooms in your house. I am going to break this down section-by-section. This is all based on my personal experience with cleaning my apartment, my parent’s home, as well as the child care center that I teach at. Let’s start with…

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My First Credit Purchase

Heeeeey friends, Three weeks before moving into our new apartment, Cai and I made our first huge adult purchase and bought a sofa and a loveseat for our living room. As said in the title of this blog, these items were bought on credit. At 20 years old, with so much life ahead of me,…

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Anticipations of 2018!

Hi everyone, It feels great to be back finally! Between school and work, I haven’t had much time to work on Journals by Jhu. I really missed being here and interacting with you all. I really want to talk about what I’m excited for this year. There are many things happening in 2018 that have…

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A Full Day Of Shopping

Hi friends! Today, Cai and I played hooky from school and work so that we could take care of some much needed emotional de-stressing. We had a ton of fun, and are feeling relaxed at home now. We went to a couple of different places just within our area of living. This morning we went…

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Let’s Stop Throwing Around The “R” Word

I’ve been a little nervous about posting this read, seeing as how the USA is about controversial subjects. After some thinking, I decided that this topic needs to be talked about. Guys, we have to stop throwing racism into EVERY situation. A few days ago, I saw that H&M was under fire for an alleged…

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The Liebster Award!

Wow, I really did not expect to be nominated for an award right before the clock struck midnight last night! Thank you so much Coily Fro for this spectacular surprise to end 2017! Guys, be sure to check out her natural hair blog, she is a fantastic writer! My favorite blog: Makeup with Morgan I…

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Shopping at Forever 21 *UPDATED*

Happy 30th, friends! Today is the big day! I am going on my Forever 21 spree today, and I am extremely excited about it. Cai is taking me sometime after noon, and it’s going to be fun! The only thing is that I won’t be able to post about online shopping with F21 right now.…

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Gloss Bomb vs. Mentha Lip Shine

So, I have a small disclaimer before starting this read. This is not a “which is better,” or “which is more worth it” read, but rather a compare/contrast and review read. Also, I’m going to be throwing a lot of Ayanna magic in this read tonight, so bear with me. I love lip gloss for…

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Christmas Gift Cards 2017!

Happy holidays everyone! Today has been great for me so far, and I hope that your day is going great too. Christmas is such a beautiful time of the year. I love giving gifts almost as much as I love receiving them, and I love spending time with the people that I care about (minus…

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Secret Santa 2017! 

Hi friends! Tonight I’m going to be talking about a very fun activity that I had the pleasure of partaking in this week. So, you guys should know that I work in an educational child care facility and this week (12/11/17-12/15/17), we celebrated Christmas by holding a Secret Santa event for staff members that wanted…

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