Showing posts from September, 2012

Eco Styler Gel

So, I know it has been a while since my last post.  A lot has been going on in my world.  We are working on a few major projects and have some big news coming ahead.  As a result of all that is going on, I will most likely be posting less frequently in an attempt to keep my head above water.

Today's post is quite simple.  In December of last year, I decided to make a major change in my life.  I decided to attempt to "go natural".  For girls with curly hair like myself, this means no longer putting a relaxer in my hair to permanently straighten it.  I have contemplated this decision for the last couple of years, I even created a list of pros and cons for making the decision.  Below I have posted my actual list.

So, now it has been nine months since I have had a relaxer put in my hair.  I decided to slowly transition rather than do a "big chop".  A "big chop" is when you cut all of the relaxed hair off and start from scratch.  Luckily, my hair never rea…

Mom's French Toast

My mother makes the best french toast in the world.  I'm not just saying that because she's my mother.  It is so good!

I have been trying to crack her recipe for years.  She doesn't keep her recipe a secret, she just doesn't measure her ingredients.  That makes it extremely hard to replicate her recipe.  Every time I ask her how to make it, she tells me to just throw in milk, eggs, cinnamon and sugar.  When I ask how much of these things to put, she always says, "just eyeball it".

So, after years of experimenting with this one, I think I have finally figured it out.

2 eggs
12 slices of bread
3/4 cup of milk
1/2 cup sugar
butter (for the skillet, about 1/4 cup needed)

Crack the two eggs into the container.  It works best if you use a square container to do this because the bread fits in it better.  I actually use one of my mother's Tupperware dishes that I never returned.  :)  It's perfect for french toast making.

Add in the milk a…