Category: The Pointers

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…)

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Him

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s gift giving season. Maybe you started your shopping on Black Friday/Cyber Monday or you can’t stand the crowds so you’ll be doing your shopping in the coming weeks. No matter the circumstance, you probably have some men on your list to shop for. I’ve notice that it’s always much easier for me to plan gifts for the women in my life, than it is the men. I’m not quite sure what it is, but men are SO hard to shop for. In talking with my girlfriends, it seems that we all tend to struggle in this area. This year, I thought I’d scour the internet and create an awesome “gift guide for him” to find the perfect gift for any man in your life. (more…)

27 Facts for My 27 Years – Get to Know The Blogger

I can’t believe I’ve officially entered my late 20’s today. It feels like I was just celebrating my 21st birthday in Miami and my only concern was making sure I had limes for my Corona. These days I’m worrying about bills, hunting for a house, and fighting baby fever. I strongly believe that many of the trials and tribulations I’ve faced are common amongst my fellow 20-year-olds. Royalty in Reality is all about sharing my struggles and ideas of how to survive this transition from being a care-free young adult to being a real life adult. Everything you will find here is based on my personal experiences and/or other millennials. In honor of my birthday, I want to let all my Loyal Royals further into my life by sharing 27 facts about me. (more…)