Category: The Pointers

The 3 Things I Love About JORD Watches + GIVEAWAY

This post was sponsored by JORD. I received a timepiece in exchange for an honest review. All words and opinions are mine and mine alone. Please see my full disclosure statement for more information.

Happy Holidays Royals! I hope all of you are enjoying the holiday season and are going to be spending a lot of time with friends and family over the next few weeks. For the past few weeks, I’ve been trying to help all of be successful this season by creating a holiday gift guide for him, a holiday gift guide for her, how to make the most of your winter break, and 3 holiday must-have checklists. On the holiday gift guide for him, I recommended a JORD watch for your husband/boyfriend. Honestly, I think any person, man or woman, would love to receive a JORD watch during this gift giving season and I’m here to share the 3 things I love most about JORD watches. (more…)

How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

Undergraduate and graduate students are breathing a sigh of relief as they enjoy the fact that their finals are either behind them or will be by the end of the week. Most are now staring a few well deserved weeks of winter break in the face and may be a little overwhelmed with their new found freedom. Many may be tempted to spend their entire winter break catching up from the numerous all nighters school forced them to pull. The problem with that is that your break is temporary and you will eventually have to return back to the struggle that is higher learning. Here are six tips to help you make the most of your winter break. (more…)

3 Lessons Millennials Can Learn from HBO’s Insecure

 

If you haven’t seen HBO’s new hit series Insecure, you are totally missing out! The show explores the black female experience, but as I binged watched the series I realized it’s a show millennials of any race can enjoy and probably relate to. I don’t want to reveal too many spoilers for those of you that haven’t seen it and are planning to watch, but there are a few lessons to be learned from this first season of Insecure. (more…)

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Her

Last week, I published my 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Him which was filled with gift ideas under $100 for any man in your life. In that post, I promised to come back this week with a Gift Guide for Her as to not leave out those of us shopping for the special ladies in our lives. This gift guide for her is categorized just like the gift guide for him. It tackles fun and creative gifts for Mom, Wife/Girlfriend, and your Sister. (more…)

3 Must Have Holiday Checklists + Thursday 3 Link Up

Are you making a list and checking it twice? If not, you should be! The holidays can be a hectic and stressful time with gift buying and visiting family members. In my opinion, the key to surviving this time of the year is to stay organized. When I have a lot going on and need to ensure a variety of things get done, I make checklists. Using checklists during this time of the year helps me to be sure everyone’s Christmas gift is purchased, the house is clean, and I can actually enjoy the holidays without worrying. There are three holiday checklists I think anyone celebrating the holidays should have on deck: The Gift Buying List, The House Cleaning List, and The Master List. (more…)