Originally from Tupelo, MS, family and friends have dubbed Niki an honorary Memphian. She loves all of Memphis except Collierville, because of a speeding ticket that one time. Mom to Aria and Hayes and wife of 5 years, but high school sweethearts for 13 years. As a Memphis Realtor, you may spot her placing a “For Sale/Sold” sign in your neighbor’s yard. She also works as the Creative Director and Social Media Manager for downtown lifestyle boutique, Stock & Belle. Wait, there’s more! She also directs and styles photo sessions for local photographer, Jarvis Hughes. She is an advocate for self-love, equality, healthy eats, mother nature, and the 4-hour work day. If you’re wanting to get more personal with Niki, visit her personal blog

Stop Being A Lazy Ally!

With current boiling social and political tension, we have heard our fair share of the word “ally” and what it means to be one. Being an ally to any social or political movement is...

How Do I Talk to My Black Children about Racism? I don’t.

No, this is not click bait. Yes, I am very much firm in my viewpoint. You would think with me being very vocal about the sufferings and injustices of Black people due to racism...
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Stop Asking Black People What They Think of Racism!

We discuss many hard topics here on the blog but conversations about racism barely exist. I have to be honest; I am a bit disappointed with the blog not using the platform more often...

No, You Cannot Touch My Child’s Hair!

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Galentine’s Day? Having a Diverse Friend Group

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, but the new holiday dedicated to love, Galentine’s Day, is here to steal V-Day’s thunder. Galentine’s Day is a day dedicated to women and all of their besties. The...
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3 Basic Steps to Create a Capsule Wardrobe

“Sweatpants, hair tied, chillin’ with no makeup on…” This all sounds good coming from Drake but don't forget the cookie crumbs and juice spills and the snack compartment in your purse that has transformed into...
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Surviving the Holidays When You Don’t Celebrate!

It is the most wonderful time of the year and there is no denying that but many forget that not all are in celebration. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I feel like I have to...

The Lost Village

You send out the baby announcements and everyone rings with joy. You receive endless congratulations and suffocating support. Everyone talks of what experiences they want to share with the newest addition, and you finally...

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Our family kind of fell into a vegetarian diet. Just like all new things introduced to a family, it began with Mom (me). I chose to follow a vegetarian diet due to health and...
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Boys Can Do Anything Girls Can Do

I remember my Mom always speaking over me that I can do anything a boy can do. She never pushed me to be ultra girly. She actually she encouraged me to get down and...