Adjusting to life as a stay at home mom can be tough. Read these 8 tips to help you survive your first year of stay at home parenting.
It has been a while since I have written a blog post. The past two weeks seem like they have been impossibly long and full of every kind of excuse and distraction to prevent me from writing. First, the kids were off for a week because of Hurricane Florence, which we didn’t get hit by. […]
As hurricane Florance makes it’s way to the East Coast I started taking notice of the various food items that I keep stocked in my pantry. While many of these foods are not essential to us surviving the coming storm. They are foods that are a regular part of my families diet. Thus making them […]
Recently, a young pastor died leaving behind his wife and children. At the funeral, his wife sat stoically in her seat trying to be brave for her children and for the members if the congregation. No tears were shed by her, at least not in public. And I remember thinking how hard and how sad […]
Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash Happy 1 Month Anniversary to my blog,” The Crafty Afro“! I can’t believe that I have been blogging for a month already. So far I have 7 posts (this makes 8) and 15 followers! Thank you to those 15 people who hit the follow button for whatever reason. In the month that […]
Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Final Thoughts and Tips Congratulations! We have finally made it to the last post in this series. I hope that you have found this series enlightening and useful. Previously, we discussed money management and specific types of budgeting techniques. Knowing where your money is going and figuring out the best way to spend […]
The” Harley Quinn “bag…If you didn’t know I like to crochet. It lets me bring out my inner creative chic. I hardly ever follow patterns to the “T”. About a year ago I was into crocheting purses. I made at least 3 of them. I even tried to sell them on Etsy. I got a […]
The money talk. (cue ominous music) Other than deciding who’s going to have the talk with the kids about sex. Talking about money and finances is another difficult conversation for most couples to have. How many of us honestly sat down and talked with our significant other about finances before we got hitched? You know […]