#NaturalHair PerfectCurls

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Look no further for the perfect curls

Created just for you by me……In honor of my grandmother

NOW Available “ThePerfectCurls”  by “Ella Grace” 
You will need 3-4 packs.
Shown in my profile picture I used 3 packs. Each pack comes with 20-30 Afro Kinky Curls click on link below…..#crochetbraids
Makes for a great protective style or a custom wig unit.

They are available to purchase from our online store. You will love these curls. They have the look of our natural hair. Very lightweight  and #perfect.

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Make sure you visit our store for all your hair care needs discount price.

Much Love, Nora



Jeremiah 29:11

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10 self care tips for women


Self care is vital to purpose-Take time for you!


10 tips for Women

  1. Have a positive mindset (prayer and mediation)
  2. Take several short breaks
  3. Schedule a massage
  4. Set limits and Boundaries(Just Say No)
  5. Laugh often
  6. Learn to delegate tasks
  7. Add 15-20 minutes of physical activity
  8. Spend time with an old friend
  9. Unplug
  10. Just do Nothing


Much Love Nora ……Join our Self care 101 for women on facebook…..

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Women Wellness Event 7-15-17






Grab your sister, your BFF or co-worker and come out and be inspired to LIVE WELL!

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Location: Benton Event Center (17322 I-30 Benton Arkansas 72019)

Time: 10:00 am-1:30 pm

We have scheduled workshops, vendors, live demonstrations, giveaways and more

Each year we select a cause and we will again this year collect items for the care packages for homeless women.

Feel free to contact if you have questions or concerns.


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Easter (He Rose That I Might Live )


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Happy Easter…. Many Many years ago, Jesus was wounded for our transgressions. He gave his life that I might Live…. That was “Love” By his stripes I am healed!

I do not take this day lightly. The day that is set aside to recognize how he gave his life. “Resurrection Sunday ”

Today our family was together and we were able to attend church together and for that I am also grateful for that as well… God is Good… He is our source and has made provision for what we need . We just have to trust him and believe.

I have learned that we have to stick with what you know… God has not changed. His word has not changed. The world has changed and is going through a lot of transitions but it is important not to get sidetracked.

Distractions come to try and block purpose, but the word that has been spoken will come to past.

Stay with what you know … Live the Life that God has called you to from the beginning… He has a great plan for your life… He died that you might Live!

Jeremiah 29:11




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Sunday: Don’T Give UP #OOTD

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Happy Sunday.  Today is one of the best days of the week. A day of worship, rest and family.   I was super excited to be able to attend church as well as I had the opportunity to carry my bag that was given to me as a gift Since I have not been working, I was wondering when I would be able to use the beautiful bag. I finally decided that It would be perfect for church and ministry work.


I continue to practice what I preach ” look better than you feel.”  After church, I had my daughter to get a few quick pictures of me.


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Black and White Printed Dress (Ross) Black Cropped Sweater (The Limited) Daesin HandBag



No matter how you feel get up and “Get Dressed and Never Give up!”  #FibroSuffer

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Much Love Nora

Jeremiah 29:11


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The Best Turmeric & Ginger


Recently I began to struggle more in my health, so I have decided to pay closer attention to my diet.

I have added several new  key ingredients that I have found to have very great benefits to decreasing inflammation as well as helping to relax and provide energy. I was also told at  my most recent visit that I was once a again vitamin D deficient.  I am currently on the highest dosage of vitamin D taking one time per week.

This new recipe that I would like to share.

Turmeric Energy Boost

1 knot of fresh ginger root (peeled)

1/4 cup of lemon

1/2 teaspoon of honey

1/4 teaspoon of ginger (I used one capsule-recommended daily dosage)

1 cup of 100% white grape juice ( original recipe called for coconut water)

add some ice cubes

Blend all ingredients together and drink….Enjoy

makes one serving.



Ginger and Turmeric


Much Love, Nora

*disclaimer: Follow up with your doctor as these are recommendations for coping with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions naturally

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Adding Moisture: Natural Hair


Natural hair tends to dry easily and it is necessary for us to work on a consistent basis to keep our hair moisturized.

If your hair is not moisturized, you have increased risk of shedding and breakage. I have picked my top favorites that you can use with your at home care to help you to combat dryness and shedding. Have you tried any of these products? If so what were your experiences?

If you are participating in the #90dayhairgrowthchallenge, I recommend that you are on a consistent schedule for moisturizing your hair.

Develop a routine that works for you and your schedule.

Try to follow it as your hair will become trained.




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Some products your should consider as well  are the following:

The Q-Redew –Handheld steamer offers great benefits (currently the official site has a contest to win one of these)

 Steam Rollers– easy to utilize by quickly curling while adding and sealing in moisture.

 Plastic CapsThe baggy method

Thermal conditioning capone of my favorites that allow you remain mobile while conditioning your hair. I used this on my children when they were younger instead of the bigger hair dryer.

Hopefully you will give some of these items a try as they will help you at home when caring for your own hair. Remember our goals are #healthyhair. Be patient and learn what works best for your hair. These are only tips and suggestions. All of our hair is different, but we can learn and grow together.


Remember to head over to our group for additional support that includes tips, resources and live support.

Jeremiah 29:11








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#90Dayhairgrowthchallenge – Protective Styles

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So you have decided to join the #90dayhairgrowth challenge. Welcome to the challenge. The challenge is not supposed to be stressful but fun and exciting.

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Objectives of the Challenge

  • to get to know your hair better
  • to achieve the optimal growth
  • to let your natural hair rest with less manipulation as possible
  • to develop better hair care routines
  • to have fun
  •  develop a closer relationship with yourself and self love “embrace your natural beauty”

In this post, we will discuss protective styling. Participants in the challenge are encouraged to wear protective styles for the next 90 days. So you may ask what is a protective style?

Protective style is any hair configuration that keeps the ends of your hair tucked away.”  These hairstyles requires little daily upkeep and assist with keeping your ends moisturized.This is also known to promote hair growth due to the  reduction of manipulation (pulling and tugging on the ends causing shedding)

Protective styles include the following

  1. cornrows
  2. flat twist
  3. updos (pineapple, twisted updos)
  4. braids ( crochet braids,box braids)
  5. twists (Senegalese twists, two strand twists,)
  6. coils
  7. wigs (custom wig,human hair, synthetic )
  8. sewins/weaves/quickweaves
  9. low/high buns
  10. twisted protective styles (individual twists)
  11. soft curls (twisted partially with bangs)
  12. faux locs
  13. cornrow bun
  14. goddess braids (updo or flat)
  15. side bags with undercut (bangs made with twists)
  16. side twist protective style
  17. braids with curls
  18. protective french braids
  19. multiple buns
  20. bun w/thin twists
  21. head wraps
  22. updo and coiffed (pin and tucked)
  23. perm rod sets (curlie curls)
  24. faux bun
  25. pulled back twists

Benefits of Protective Styling

  1.  Creativity & Stylish Looks
  2. Length retention
  3. Protection of the Ends
  4. Maintaining moisture (struggling with Mositure click here to get the oils that you need)
  5. Ability to try new looks

One very Easy Protective Style for me are Crochet Braids… see a clip from a one month update. (Installed by Me)

When selecting a protective style:  looks for styles that are easy for you as you may not like what looked good on another naturalista.  You may have to change it up quickly. For the 90 day challenge, it is recommended that you change up your protective style every two weeks so that you will be able to wash and deep conditioning and massaging  your scalp. Most of all be creative and find styles that fit your personality. Natural hair is so versatile.

Be Inspired….Embrace your Natural Beauty……..

My other go to quick style is the Faux Bun …..the easiest style ever….

*if interested in ordering a custom wig email at modestnatural411@gmail.com

Hopefully these tips will help you out during your natural journey and during the #90dayhairgrowth challenge. Please make sure that you have subscribe as they well be updates tips and opportunities to win free products throughout the challenge. Maker sure you have also joined our group on facebook http://https://www.facebook.com/groups/1804019509828878/?ref=bookmarks.

Happy Growing ……#healthyhairgoals…….Don’t forget to post your pre-challenge pictures in the group for an entry in this month’s giveaway.

For more tips and information on my natural journey Grab your copy of my book “What your Momma Never Told You About Natural Hair”

Make sure you are drinking lots of water and eating properly during the challenge. Share the challenge with friend as you can encourage each other.


Much Love Nora…..

 Donations and purchases made through this website  go to the “BEYOUProject” as we endeavor to help young girls to have positive self-esteem and it helps to keep information presented here coming to you on a regular basis. We thank you in advance for your support and prayers. 


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Tis the Season to be Jolly


Tis The Season



Christmas is the time of the year to be spent with family and friends. A time to enjoy each other and have a good time. Sometimes all of the gatherings and shopping can become overwhelming and take the JOY out of the Holiday.

Remember the reason that we celebrate.

Jesus is the reason for the season.Celebration of his birth.

Because he was born were are all entitled to eternal life. St. John 3:16

Here a  few tips tips to help you to take care of yourself and have a better holiday season.
1.Don’t get caught in the hustle and bustle of the season.
2.Do things in moderation.
3.Give yourself permission to Rest and say “NO” to some activities.
4.Take a cat nap.

5.Reflect on the current year to create a better vision for the year ahead.
6. Take care of your body.
7. Focus on one thing or task at a time.

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!!!

Remember to take time for you and “Treat Your Self” in 2017

Jeremiah 29:11 Hope and ” A Future” God’s desire is not for us to suffer. His thoughts for us are not of harm but of good.

Seek God first and he will give you the desires of your heart. He has already given us the greatest gift of all.

Much Love,Nora

Make sure you visit my website at mymebox.cratejoy.com to receive your very own pamper box/self care box to take time for you. Use Code: RENEW16 at check out 20% off


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Shopping on a Dime: Sunday #OTTD



Happy Sunday……I have not posted in a while about fashion or anything closely related due to the fact that I have have been struggling a lot in this area since surgery. I have not been able to get back to my pre-surgery weight. Mostly all of my clothing do not fit properly and my daughter decided she wanted to treat me with a few pieces to get my closet back on track. I have taught both of my girls my tips on how to “shop” on a dime and still look good.

I think she did a good job with picking out this nice outfit for me. This is one of the few outfits that she put together for me. I am very pleased with her selections as I can match them up and created other outfits. With this collection , I am in love with everything especially the pink although the season has changed. I love pink!!!  The most expensive part of the outfit was my Anne Klein shoes that was purchased last year. They were purchased on sale as well because our  motto is ” Never Pay Retail ”

Total for this outfit $20.00 not including the price of the shoes. Shoes purchased at DSW






How do you think she did?

Thanks for stopping by….Be Encouraged….Be Inspired ….Be Unique …….


-Jeremiah 29:11 ( Hope & Future)

💗 Nora

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