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22 Lessons for 22 Trips Around the Sun

This year will most likely be the weirdest birthday EVER, but I’ve been looking forward to this little blog tradition! So, without further ado…here are 22 lessons I’ve learned as I celebrate 22 trips around the sun. 1. You grow so much faster when your not so focused on growing. 2. Not everything is your […]

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The Balancing Act

I was originally planning on posting this last Friday. However, due to the news regarding George Floyd, you got something totally unplanned. With that said, I hope that you enjoy this post and I’ll chat with you soon! Welcome back to another blog post! Thanks for sticking around as I’ve been semi-MIA! I was elbows […]

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I Can’t Breathe…

If you haven’t turned on the news recently, you wouldn’t know that another innocent black life has been brutally taken by yet another police officer who couldn’t give less of a shit about who he hurts, why he hurts, and who George Floyd would have been before he was murdered. Disclaimer: Things are about to […]

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Entertainment Lifestyle

My Finals Week Playlist: Freshman Year

By the time this semester is over I should have all these songs thoroughly memorized, don’t judge me. Let’s acquire a bit of context before we get started…Ya’girl is an official college student, which is honestly something I NEVER thought I’d actually commit too. But this year I decided to take the leap and so […]

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Lifestyle Mother Earth

The Color of Sustainability: Part One

Well hello darlings! Welcome back to another blog post and thank you for tuning in! Today’s theme is sustainability and the contributions of the gorgeous black/brown communities that influenced it! Let’s be clear, anyone can stand up for the environment and make the planet a better place despite what your skin color is, but if […]

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Lifestyle The Excellence of a Legacy

The Ex-Factor

Welcome back, darlings! Okay guys, this is a future authors note popping into tell you beautiful souls that this post was originally meant for Valentine’s Day! It wasn’t until I got home from a lunch date with my family that I realized I never posted this! So, forgive me as the old black folks say, […]

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Self Love

A Letter to Change: Old Ways Won’t Open New Doors

Here’s a letter I wrote in 2019 in hopes of answering my own questions. Enjoy dudes. Dear Change, I’m writing to you just about a week from my grandmother’s birthday. There’s something about this year that’s really got me sentimental. Mostly due to the fact that I’ve done so much in 2019 that I want […]

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Lifestyle Self Love

This Is Me

Hello loves and welcome back to The Freed Sparrow! I hope all is well with you and your life, and I pray that you enjoy this post! Today’s post is going to be a little different, if you’ve been hanging around my blog for a while I’m sure you’ve read Madness, an open letter to […]

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Lifestyle

Stuck at Home: A guide to all things fun, crafty, and delicious!

Social distancing, stay-at-home, and washing your nasty hands for the minimum 20 seconds or more! Welcome to the coronavirus era, a moment that will be written into history books and told by grandparents all over the world someday! All joking aside, how crazy has everything been these last few months? In my most recent blog […]

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Lifestyle

Quarantine Life: Social-distancing, Netflix, and the Future

Hey there everybody! Welcome back to another blog post! In the last month life has completely been put into perspective for me; not only my emotional health but my physical as well and how paranoia is the friend of uncertainty. I’m sure all of you are aware of what I’m alluding too: COVID-19 also known […]