Laufty Life: High Ambitions

Evolution of Blow Outs: The first experience of straigtening ​our natural c​urly hair.

The Hot Comb Part, section, sizzle.  Mama stood behind me as I sat in a wooden kitchen chair with globs of grease protecting the skin around my hairline “hold your ear,...

The Importance of Identity for Black Women and Biracial Kids.

 Why is identity such an important topic amongst women, girls and minorities?  Will there ever be a time when our heritage, race and social economic status won’t affect our experiences?  My focus...

Breaking Point: Mommy’s time-out, A solo trip to Miami

“Good people are like candles they burn themselves up to give others light.”   Last fall I hit a breaking point with my husband.  Our marriage is no different than...

Crochet Braids a low maintenance protective style that’s perfect for vacation!

Flashback to Crochet Micro Braids! I used to wear the micro braided crochet styled hair extensions back in high school.  I wore them quite often in fact, I had my...

Couple’s retreat to Adeline’s House of Cool, Lake Pukaway WI

Couple’s only   I organized a couple’s getaway weekend with my squad of close girlfriends, my husband’s oldest friend, and my brother/sister in law.  I found this amazing unique rental...

Holiday Traditions:  Tree Farms and Holiday Photo Cards 

Holiday Traditions:  Going to the tree farm This year is blazing by, I blinked and Thanksgiving was here.  The holiday truly snuck up on me.  We have annual traditions in...

How to throw a 50 Shades of Grey themed party

Event Planning   It’s that time of year where we surround ourselves with close friends and family to celebrate all that we are thankful for.  A chance for reflection, gratitude...