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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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Lifestyle

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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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 The Excellence of a Legacy

A Love Letter to My Legacy

Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” Lin-Manuel Miranda Hey guys! Welcome back to another blog post! May I be the first person to welcome you into the wondrous world that is Black History Month. The one month a year in the United States when we […]

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Lifestyle

Favorite Ted Talks

Just over this past year I’ve fallen in love with three things: spoken word poetry, audiobooks, and Ted Talks. If you took a look at my unorganized folders on Youtube you’d find loads of talks given by people I admire and total strangers that I’ve never even heard of. I’ve learned so much about the […]

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Lifestyle

Growing in You: Five steps to Grow in all things you

Hey there! Welcome back to another blog post and welcome to a brand-new decade! The holidays are officially over, sadly Christmas trees are being undecorated and trashed, and you can no longer use the Christmas holiday as an excuse to eat all your favorite sweets! So, what are we to do now? According to YouTube […]

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Travel

The Hawaii Chronicles: #2 Finding the Aloha Spirit

Aloha! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! For ten days I immersed myself in all things beach, authentic Hawaiian cuisine, culture, and learning about the Aloha Spirit! Walking off the plane after touching down in Honolulu I had no idea of the massive imprint the island of Oahu would have on me! […]

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Travel

The Hawaii Chronicles: #1 Airplane Essentials

Let the countdown begin! In exactly nine days I will be touching down in Oahu, Hawaii! No amount of frilly language can describe how enthusiastic I am! I can’t wait to immerse myself in the rich Hawaiian culture, hike to breathtaking views, and have one last expedition before the end of 2019! So, here’s a […]

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Food: The Happy Herbivore

Halloween Candies for the Felicitous Foodie

I’ve been meat free for nearly seven years now, throughout the years I have been committed to finding ways to enjoy my favorite childhood treats without compromising my values and choices. Recently, some of my favorite sweet treats have been “ruined” for me due to ingredients like gelatin; which is made with the skin, cartilage, […]