#SelfCareSunday Volume 5

“Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.” – Katie Reed ‘Self-care’ – we’ve been hearing this term for a long time. But what is self-care? Why do we need to practice self-care? Self-care is basically “me time”. It allows us to stay focused on our own individual…

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Getting To The Money

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! Is it just me or is January moving a little faster than normal?? In my first post of the year (New Decade|New Year|#2020 Vision) I stated that I wanted to start a money savings challenge and the challenge I choose was the 52-week savings. Well I’m pleased to say…

Maternity Leave is Over…Now What??

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! It’s been 3 of the happiest, scariest, filled with lots of laughter and cries months of my life. I still can not believe I’m a mom! Maternity leave is over and I’m returning back to the 9-5 life. Let’s talk about maternity leave in New York for a bit….

The 4th Trimester | Adjusting to New Life

My pride and joy is finally here. I’m officially a mother. What will life look like now?? OMG…I’m really responsible for another human being?? These are just some of the thoughts I have been thinking since bringing Izzy home. It has been three months since Izzy’s arrival into this world which has been such a…

#SelfCareSunday Volume 4

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! This year I’m bringing back my Self Care Sunday segments sharing with you all what I’m currently doing to keeping my soul happy. If you read my last post, I shared how I’ll be leaning on faith more this year. One of the ways I’ve been doing that is…

New Decade | New Year | #2020 Vision

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! Happy New Year! What are you excited about for 2020? Are you making any changes in your life? 2019 brought on the biggest change in my life as I welcomed my precious newborn. It was also an emotional roller coaster ride for me. Quite a few people really showed…

He’s Here! Welcome My Baby Boy!

Allow me to introduce to you my beautiful baby boy Israel Caden aka Izzy born October 2nd at 2:59am by complete surprise at 4lbs 8oz and 18in long. Let’s give you all a back story. My due date was October 25th, so I delivered Izzy 3 weeks early. On October 1st, I went to my…

Dressing the bump

Let’s be honest…this pregnancy was not planned at all! I had so many plans for this year, especially for the summer. I was looking forward to having a hot girl summer but obviously God had different plans for me. When I found out I was pregnant, I was trying to figure out how I can…

The Final Stretch

Whew!!! We are finally here! The final stretch! The Third Trimester! I’m currently 32 weeks which equates to 8 months pregnant. If you’ve read my pregnancy announcement you would know that my first trimester wasn’t that great on me. However, my second trimester was prefect! No complaints at all. I had so much energy and…

Bump Edition: My New Skincare Routine

Kijan ou ye? If you haven’t read my previous blog post you definitely should read it here to find out the tea!  I’m a simple girl hence my name SimplyWindy. So when it comes to skin care I’m always on the lookout for a face product that’s affordable and most important effective! I try to…