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Jessica Simien

Mom Life, Reviews

Book Review: ‘Ahni And Her Dancing Secret’ By Shereen Rahming

Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book as a member of the Here Wee Read Bloggers Group. All opinions are my own.

Book Details

Genre: Children’s Books
Format: Paperback
Pages: 31
Publisher: Read and Glow Books

I can vividly remember the first ballet class I ever took. I was in the 5th grade and like most little girls, I’d been anticipating joining a dance class for the longest. Space opened up in one of my church member’s classes and my first night (it was a Thursday I believe) marked the first class of a decade long ballet hobby.

Reading Ahni and Her Dancing Secret took me back to those days.

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Countdown To Baby

Countdown To Baby: Pregnancy Update (38-39 Weeks)

This post was totally supposed to be a video but I’m barely able to get anything done these days – the exhaustion is back (but we’ll get into that later) and I didn’t have many views on my last video update so I figured you all wouldn’t mind anyway.

I took a week (or maybe two) off from my blog and email with limited social media access because I just knew my baby would arrive early. Well, I didn’t know for sure, I was hoping he would. After listening to the predictions of my family and those closest to me, I’d had it in my head that he would come into the world at 37 1/2 weeks but…nah.

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Style & Beauty, Videos

(VIDEO) Product Review + Demo: Laura Mercier Medium Deep Translucent Powder

Disclosure: I received this product for free from Influenster to test and share with you. All opinions expressed are my own.

Laura Mercier Cosmetics recently released a new version of their translucent powder in a medium deep shade specifically for medium deep to dark skin tones. Honestly I don’t follow makeup brands much but as and when I was notified that I’d be trying this product out, I was excited.

I’ve tried several different translucent powders and I always have the same problem from all of them – I look like a ghost under the eyes and wherever else I apply the product.

Not cool.

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Sponsored, Style & Beauty

3 Ways To Build Enough Confidence To Wear A Wig

This post has been sponsored. All opinions are my own.

One of my favorite things about being a woman is having the ability to switch up my look whenever and however I want. I can go from long to short hair in seconds, I can test out a new color without risking any damage to my hair and I can easily transform from bouncy curls to sleek strands with the slip of a wig.

Even though wigs are as popular now as they were back in the day, some women still shy away from wearing them.

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The Jessica Diaries

The Jessica Diaries: All The Feels

Y’all.

I am TWO WEEKS away from my due date and I have ALL THE FEELS!

This is going to sound so cliche’ but up until this week I’ve felt like I’ve been pregnant forever. I just wanted my body back and to be able to wear my old clothes, my face back (I’m so over my pregnant nose) and I wanted to be able to roll over in bed without cramping or needing Tony’s help.

But now that my baby will be born in just two short weeks or less, I’m starting to feel all kinds of emotions.

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