Taking Care of Me

Posted July 3, 2020 by tambarr1 in Talks with Tam / 4 Comments
Taking Care of Me

I have always been the type of person to effortlessly befriend others. I love meeting new people, and I love making people feel like they are seen, like they are valued, like they are validated. As long as I can remember, building meaningful relationships with people has been my “super power”. I don’t mind complimenting […]

Talks with Tam: Social Justice..

Posted June 25, 2020 by tambarr1 in Talks with Tam / 2 Comments
Talks with Tam: Social Justice and Systemic Racism with Carla Tuttle

For four years, I have been wanting to fight the injustices happening to Black people. I started sharing my feelings about it on Facebook and with my friends. One of my friends, Carla Tuttle has made fighting for Social Justice and against Systemic Racism one of her goals in life. So today, I am sharing […]

A Calming Bathroom Edit

Posted June 24, 2020 by tambarr1 in Busy at Home / 2 Comments
A Calming Bathroom Edit

If y’all are anything like me, being forced to stay home during this pandemic has made your bathroom your place of refuge, your place to gather your thoughts, your place of calm. In early 2019, I turned my bathroom into a spa (here), and it was beautiful, but instead of being warm and welcoming, it […]

“Love Myself” a li..

Posted June 1, 2020 by tambarr1 in Monday Media / 0 Comments
“Love Myself” a life lesson

I took some much needed time to recharge and spend some time doing something that I love to do- watch a movie, and if you read my post from last week, then you know I watched Tracee Ellis Ross’s new movie The High Note. First off let me start by telling you that The High […]

when I’m no longer cute

Posted May 27, 2020 by tambarr1 in family and home / 18 Comments
when I’m no longer cute

Dear God, You know my story, but please listen anyway. My parents cried when I was born. You see they always wanted a son; they had three girls: one his, one hers, one theirs together. When my mommy found out I was a boy, her heart was filled with joy, and my dad was ecstatic […]

The High Note

Posted May 26, 2020 by tambarr1 in Monday Media / 0 Comments
The High Note

Monday Media Y’all don’t know this, but I love Tracee Ellis Ross. She is my best friend in my head, and yes, I often think to myself, “what would Tracee do?”. Tracee was my favorite Girlfriend, and while I know a lot of people liked Toni or Maya (Lynn not so much), I loved Joan […]

Slow-Cooker Lasagna

Posted April 19, 2020 by tambarr1 in Busy at Home / 0 Comments
Slow-Cooker Lasagna

I am well aware that the instant pot for many people has replaced the slow cooker, but not for me. Since we all have been spending more time at, I thought I’d take the time to reacquaint you with your slow cookers. So are you using it? I’ll be honest, my slow cooker had been […]