How I Paid Off 25K In Student Loan Debt In 11 months

Sacrifice: the destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else; something given up or lost Sacrifice is the word that comes to mind when I think about how I paid off 25K in just 11 months. What did I actually have to sacrifice to meet such a goal, you may wonder? I had to sacrifice my time,…
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Meet Melisa Nicole…The Rebrand

It was 8 years ago, when I decided to finally join Instagram to see what all the hype was about. I joined with the name Choc_Empress. Choc because I’m often described as chocolate, or dark skinned, due to my complexion, and Empress because I view myself as a Queen (you dun know!). Having been on IG for the past 8…
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We’re Homeowners…We Got Them Keys, The Keys, The Keys!!!

We bought our first house a year ago today with our FAVORITE realtor, Asia_PhillyRealtor. Asia made sure we had a smooth transition. If you’re looking for a GREAT realtor check her out! From elementary school to the closing table!! She did that! Check out some of our photos from that day. Despite Asia making sure everything was smooth on her end,…
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He Proposed To Me…7 Years Ago Today. 7 Things I Learned In My …

It was March 14, 2013, I was off from work because I was going to Rihanna’s concert with my Baby Cakes (aka now husbae). Not knowing that by the end of that night, I would go from girlfriend to fiancé. The day was a whirlwind of excitement and happiness from beginning to end. I woke up early that Thursday morning…
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The End Of A Decade…Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020!

Can you believe it?!?…It’s 2020!! I still remember Y2K when everyone thought the world was going to end..lol But THANK GOD, we made it! Let’s take a stroll down memory lane… 2010: Not one exciting thing happened that year…NOT ONE (smh). I was focused on my college studies I guess (Kanye Shrug). 2011: Graduated Temple University with a BS in…
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