Spring Break in Grand Prairie

So with Spring Break kicking off for most of Texas this week; I was excited to spend some time exploring places in my own back yard that I’ve never been before. Tourist Information Center My first stop was to the Tourist Information Center, where they all the information you need to plan an outing inContinue reading “Spring Break in Grand Prairie”

Plus Size Boudoir: Curves are sexy too

I decided to take full advantage of February, the month of love; to really love on myself. My body has been through a lot of changes in the last couple of years and I had to take a step back and be proud of where I am. I lost a good bit of weight, butContinue reading “Plus Size Boudoir: Curves are sexy too”

Valentine’s Day looks from Eloquii

This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission. Are you still looking for Valentine’s Day outfit inspiration I am here to give you some! I am absolutely wild about animal prints and this square neck knit dress is it! This dress also features the puffy shouldersContinue reading “Valentine’s Day looks from Eloquii”

True Kitchen + Kocktails

So I want to start by saying the opinions shared in this blog posts are my opinions alone and were impacted by my personal experience along with the experiences of people I know personally! I much like everyone else wanted to see what all the hype was about with True Kitchen after the whole twerkingContinue reading “True Kitchen + Kocktails”

Curvy Adventures: Llamazing Party Rentals

One of my main goals for this year is really exploring what great treasures there in my own backyard in the DFW Metroplex. My First stop this year was to Llamazing Party Rentals in out of Ellis County in Palmer, TX. While it sounds far, it is just 30 minutes south of Downtown Dallas. TheyContinue reading “Curvy Adventures: Llamazing Party Rentals”

Christmas at The Dallas Arboretum

This holiday season I had the opportunity to check out the arboretum not once but twice to check out their Christmas displays. I went once during the day and once at night and honestly it was a completely different experience both times so I recommend you check out daylight/nighttime as well. Again this year theyContinue reading “Christmas at The Dallas Arboretum”

Teddy Coat Season

Diary of a Black Barbie is reader-supported. When you buy through links on my site, I may earn an affiliate commission. I so excited that the Texas has finally decided to cooperate and give us consistent Winter temperatures. And you guys know the cold weather (anything below 70 is cold to Texas people) means itsContinue reading “Teddy Coat Season”

Allow me to reintroduce myself …

This lovely portrait graphic made for me by @sylkmag is a true representation of 5 core things that make me, me.  I would be nothing with out my FAMILY that supports and loves me unconditionally. Along with my friends that are really my chosen family.  Of course I am humbled by the grace and loveContinue reading “Allow me to reintroduce myself …”

Brunch: Dahlia on Ross

Dahlia on Ross describes themselves as Southern European Inspired Cuisine w/ Botanical Cocktail Garden & Bohemian Eclectic Design. And honestly I think this description nailed it. They serve Lunch and Dinner, as well as Brunch on the weekends. I had the opportunity to dine with them for Brunch last week with one of my homegirls andContinue reading “Brunch: Dahlia on Ross”