Guide: Black-owned Businesses to Support from Home

There’s nothing like being able to support Black-owned businesses without leaving your house. I’ve gathered some that I’ve seen on the Internet. Some I have tried, and others I have yet to try. Many of these businesses were recommended when I asked my Instagram followers. All brands that I’ve tried have an asterisk (*). If…

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Turning Natural: the Black-Owned Juice Bar You Need to Try

You can’t go wrong with a fresh juice or smoothie. In recent months, I’ve become more of a juice person. There are so many local juice bars now, and the next one on my list was Turning Natural. Turning Natural is a Black-owned juice bar with six locations in the D.C. Metro Area. The businesses…

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Sipping on BeanBee Coffee

Are you a whole bean person or do you like yours already ground? I’ve recently become a whole bean person, and that’s made me realize how much I love the processes of different things I enjoy. There’s just something about grinding my own beans to make cold brew or a hot cup of coffee. One…

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High Five: the Smoothie Bowls You Need in Your Life

There’s something about spring that’s so inviting. You want to go out more…maybe explore a bit. The warmer weather makes me want to quietly explore more. (We’re still in a pandemic.) Recently, I met with a friend for the first time in months. I hadn’t been inside of a restaurant or shop to eat since…

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The Waterhole: the Juice Bar You Absolutely Need to Try

Is juice or juicing your thing? I’m a sucker for some fruit juice and stumbled upon a juice bar on Instagram that I had never seen or heard of before: The Waterhole. It’s truly a hidden gem nestled on a Mt. Rainier, MD. You see, it’s super busy around there. Hyattsville and Brentwood are right…

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Let’s Pause: Adjourn Teahouse

There was a lot of attention on supporting the Black-owned businesses in June 2020. I haven’t seen everyone keep that same energy, so I want to say continue to support Black-owned businesses. This is something that can’t just be a trend or a moment. It’s important to do so when you can, whether that means…

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Feeling Like a Boss with Boss Blend Coffee Co.

How do you prefer your coffee? Have you tried cold brew? It’s become a very popular coffee type that I think is here to stay. As someone who typically brews coffee with grounds or instant coffee, it’s become one of my favorites. Boss Blend Coffee Co. popped up on my Instagram feed at the perfect time. A…

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