Dear: No One

I tiled this blog post “Dear No One” based on the Tori Kelly Song titled “ Dear No One”. This post and that song really don’t got hand and hand but that song title really stood out to me. This was a letter I was writing to myself, so I felt naming it dear no…

Baby Girl…. Better Known As Aaliyah

I had the pleasure of getting an advance copy of the book “Baby Girl: Better Know As Aaliyah “ When I tell you this book was a treat to read. Like so many of you I am a really big Aaliyah fan,and I loved her and her music . This book is a definitive biography…

Checking In By Michelle Williams

I was so happy when I found out that Michelle Williams was going to come out with a book. I was so happy when I found out it was going to be about her mental health. I didn’t care if it talked about her life with Destiny Child or not. That part I really didn’t…

Beauty Tribe Take On Miami….

This past weekend I and some of my sisters in beauty took a trip to Miami for the Beauty Mavens 1st leadership retreat. When some of us heard the news only some of the team was invited. Then like the next day everyone no matter your rank was invited but it was limited tickets. So,…

So much to Unlearn

I been seeing people post Maui the Writer and I was like okay this girl be spitting straight facts. So I went to her page and I started to follow her. Then I saw she was talking about a book called “So Much to Unlearn” and I was like I have to check this book…

|| Brandon Mitchell Juror #52 ||

This Past Weekend I got to sit down and talk to Brandon Mitchell, if you don’t know who he is Mitchell is Juror number 52 in the Derek Chauvin trail. Brandon has been the talk of the town since he came forward as being one of the 12 juror’s in this case. I have been…

|| Chicago Cousin Trip||

Chicago owes me nothing this time around. My cousin and I went there two weekends ago for a cousin’s trip. We both have been to Chicago many times but we wanted this time to be different from all of the other times we have been there. We wanted to have everything planed before we went…

Hair vitamins

I am back with another review about my hair. So Edge Naturale sent me some of their new hair vitamins to try for 30 days. When I started taking these hair vitamins, I had just got my locs done. Now I tend to keep my locs in my head for two months but I had…

|| Uncloned Marketing ||

I want to thank Audria Richmond and her team for sending me a copy of her book “ Uncloned Marketing” I found Audria while on clubhouse a few months back and she was in a room with some other women giving out good gems about starting a business and learning how to market. I was…

|| Life After Death||

I have gone back and forth with what I wanted to write for this review, honestly this has been the hardest review for me to write so far. It is hard because I love the Author and all of her other books, but this one right here “Life after Death” I cannot seem to love…

AAMBC literature Awards 2021

Okay So I checked my email last night like I always do and I saw an email from someone I didn’t know. I was like okay maybe this is someone reaching out to me to read and review their book. So I opened the email, when I opened the email it stated congratulations Ms.Mounger you…

|| Heart and Hustle||

Heart And Hustle by Patrice Bright was a really good book. If I had to place this book in a type of category it would be self-help/ lifestyle. I highly recommend of you are a content creator, Influencer on any social platform that you should read this book. Even if you haven’t started yet but…

Happy 2 year anniversary to me!!!!

Happy 2 years anniversary to my blog! I really can’t believe it’s been two years already, time is really flying by I swear. I just want to say from the bottom of my heart that I am beyond grateful and blessed that I can still be doing what I love two years later. I just…

|| Patton University ||

It’s not every day where I get to write a blog post about a friend but when I do best believe it’s going to be great. I wanted to write about my longtime friend/brother Mr. Jovonta Patton because everyone around the world needs to really know the name and the person. And what better way…

32 Candles

32 candles by Ernessa T. Carter was something let me tell you. Listen I haven’t read a book that made me want to read it again right after I just read it. What is crazy is that I never heard of this book until a co-worker of mines told me I should read it. I…

|| Virtual Date Night ||

So Have you or would you ever go on a virtual date? Have you even heard of virtual dating? If you don’t know what it is let me tell you, it’s when you go on a date or have a date with a person over video chat. Now that can be over FaceTime if you…

Slay In Your Lane

So I am not even going to waste your time or anymore of my time with the review of this book. I really want to go back and write EVERY single person who stated that this book was “MUST READ” book for our ladies. I strongly believe that this book should of have been titled…

Dating Myself

Has anyone ever told you to take time out and just date yourself? If not we’ll I am here to tell you to take time out and date yourself. Listen to me when I tell you it’s one of the BEST things I did for me. After you hear my long story you are going…

New Year New Me

What have you all been up to? I know it’s been a really good min since you heard from me. I have been trying to get my life together let me tell you. Well I wanted to write this post just to give you a heads up on what has been going on with me….

Covid Vaccine

Now I am not even going to lie! When I 1st heard about them having a vaccine for Covi-19 I was like ok that was mighty fast but yet they didn’t have vaccines for other things. I wasn’t on board at 1st to get it. I stated and told everyone that the only way I was going…

Finding Mr. Right

Listen I really enjoyed reading this book by the lovely Ellis Blue. This story was so good it made me not want to put the book down. It was a nice and easy quick read. I would rate this book a 4 stars.This book was really well written and had just the right amount of…

|| 2020 wrap up ||

Well I wish I could say that so much has happened to me this year but I can’t. I honestly feel like this was the longest year of my 32 years being on this earth. And I mean that. 2020 started off good and promising then once March hit it’s was over. I am sad…

Fear is my Homeboy

Fear is my homeboy by Judi Holler Is a really good book and I am really hitting myself in the face for not reading it before this week. They say it’s a time and a place for everything. And I strong feel that when I got this book it just wasn’t the time for me…

Believe Bigger

When I started this book the 1st chapter had be all in. When she talks about her almost 1st marriage. And how she found out that her soon to be husband at that time was being unfaithful in a major way. She talked about her relationship with God. She talked about the many prayers she…

||3 Month Challenge ||

I wanted to do something new! I wanted to do something that I always thought about doing but never really had the guts to do it. I always say I am going to start something but never seem to see it through the end. To some hell to even myself I feel like 3 months…

Tales of Elhaanai

If I saw this book in the story I would honestly say I wouldn’t have picked it up! Not because of it being a bad book because this book is far from being bad, but it’s not the kind of book that I am use to reading. Although it’s not the kind of book that I…

The Fox Demon’s Kiss

This book isn’t really a book I would have read if I saw it in the store. I am not really interested in these kinds of Fictional books, but when the Author reach out to me and told me about the book I thought I would take a chance at it. It was hard for me to really…

The Reign: Africa

This book is a bit different then the usual books I review but that’s ok all books are welcomed. When I got asked to read and review this book I was excited because of what the books means. Now I always wanted to visit Africa and plan on doing so at some point of my…

Jingle Jangle on Netflix

This movie right here is a must see! Listen when I 1st heard about it I was like I gotta support it because of the heavy hitters in this movie. But after watching it I really feel like we all need to watch this. Grab the kiddos and have a family night and watch this…

32 & Clueless Birthday

This past weekend I celebrated my 32nd birthday! For the past two years I have gone out of the country for my birthday. But due to COVID-19 this year I couldn’t take my trip to Indonesia. Being sad about it and pretty depressed I didn’t know what I wanted todo. I knew that I couldn’t…

The Meaning of Mariah Carey

I knew a little to nothing about Mariah Carey besides her songs and the fact that she use to be married and have children with Nick Cannon.I have a new found respect for her, She went through so many thing with her 1st marriage. I always pictured her childhood being all glitz and glamour but…

My Review On Edge Naturale

If you know me then you know that for the past few years I have struggled with my edges! I know some of you cant tell because I have shaved my head on the side so you don’t really notices. I have struggle with loosing my edges because of the medication that I take for…

200 letters By: Amy Watkins

200 Letters By Amy Watkins was a nice read. When the Author reached out to me about reading this book I was pretty excited to read it. Its the kind of book that I love to read. It has drama, love, romance and God. I know the God part threw me off at 1st but…

More Than Enough/ Bookclub

I picked this book for my September book club because I heard so many great things about it on Instagram. This was one of the top books women all over stated was good for women who wanted to find their place in life. Find out what makes them happy and finding their calling. When we…

African American Book Blog

I am so excited and I just cant hide it. Ya made the list for African American Book Blogs!I am number 13 on the list of 20 people! How freaking dope is that. I have been working really hard to give y’all book reviews after book reviews for the past year, Looks like the hard…

It’s OK not to be Ok…..

There is a song out called “Its OK not to be OK” by Marshmallow and Demi Lovato and Its my been go to song when I am feeling a bit down and out. Its an upbeat kinda song so it’s not meant to keep you down and out for to long. I knew I was…

Nitra’s Favorite Books

Hello! Thank you for all of you’re love and support with my blog and my book club! I truly LOVE YOU ALL from the bottom of my heart. Without all of you’re love and support I wouldn’t be able todo what I truly love todo. I just wanted to start this off by saying that…

March On Washington 2020

Where do I even began to express how emotional and powerful it was to be there! To look all around and see so many BLACK people from all ages,shapes,colors,and size come together so peacefully to demand justice for our own. August 28th,2020 marks the 56 year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr I have…

I wonder when I love me is enough

I was listing to my girl Demi Lovato and her single ” I Love Me” came on and those lyrics to her song hit close to home for me. I know I have made many blog post about self-care and self love and so what lol . Self-love and self-care isn’t really talked about these…

“The Wedding Party” By Jasmie Guillory

Here we are book number 3 from Jasmine Guillory titled ” The Wedding Party” This book Kinda picks up where book number ended. This love story has to do with Alexia two best friends Maddie and Theo. Maddie who is a personal stylist out of Berkeley and Theo work with the Mayor along with Alexia….

|| 5th Annual Jump Into Summer ||

My bonus BFF Brandy has been putting on the ” Jump Into Summer ” event for the past 4 years. This year makes year Number 5. Each Year the event gets bigger and better than ever. Its such a dope event for the community. Its a Free event and its open to everyone. Every year…

Taking A Break || Recharge ||

Sometimes we need to step back and just breathe! just take a step back and not think about all the crazy things that’s going on.Take a moment and do something for you. When was the last time you bought something for yourself that you really wanted? When was the last time you took yourself out…

Be Unapologetically YOU By: Adeline Bird

I just want to 1st say thank you to whomever bought me this book. I posted my Amazon wish list in a Facebook group and this book was on my list, and one day it showed up on the mail. I always wanted to read this book for a min now but I held off…

The Proposal By: Jasmine Guillory

So this book is part two to the wedding date. This story takes place in LA. To my surprise this book wasn’t about Drew or Alexia. This story was about Carlos Drew’s best friend. And the girl that he met randomly at at Dodgers game with her ex now ex boyfriend who happen to be…

The Baby-Sitters Club

So I got uber excited when I found out that Netflix brought the books that I grew up on an made it an Netflix series. I was a little bit on the fence about them taking over but after the 1st 2 episodes I’m hooked. I hope they come back with a season two. This…

||Nitra’s Top Shop||

I know I can’t be the only full figured, Plus Size, BBW who has a hard time finding things that fit me and still look great. I didn’t always have this problem, hell I didn’t always use to be this size. I use to be a size where I could walk into any mall and…

|| Relationship Goals/Bookclub||

#RelationshipGoals I started my journey of “Relationship Goals by watching Pastor Todd’s series on YouTube. Someone I can’t remember who but it was one of my Instagram friends stated that I needed to watch his series on Damaged Goods so I did that and man it was so spot on. I felt like he wrote…

|| Awkward Black Girl ||

Like many of you I too love me some Issa Rae, I watch “Insecure” faithfully every Sunday night. So I was excited when one of my friends suggest that we read her book together. I think Issa is so talented and funny on the show so I was like I can only imagine how the…

|| Maximize your singleness ||

So I titled this blog post so many different things before coming up with the title that it is now. I felt in my heart that this blog post needed to be perfect and down to the title to really get my point across. So it went from loving me,a million other things, to what…

10 Glam Commandments

So, I picked up this book called the “10 glam commandments” by Lillie Ennis.  I started following her about almost a year ago. I had joined a network marking company that I heard about from a friend, she was apart of that friends team and I stated to follow her and found out that she…