All posts in: New York City

06 Dec 2017

Life Update!! (All the Things)

Hey y’all! SO many things have happened since I’ve last written on this blog: I’ve gotten engaged, I moved from NYC, I’ve started a new job, and I’ve refreshed my logo and a new layout design! Although all of these things deserve separate posts, I thought I’d update you with everything in one big life…

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03 Jan 2017

2017 Goals, Recaps & a Powersheets Giveaway!

  image via Happy New Year, readers! I hope everyone had a great holiday and went back to work this week feeling super replenished, fed, and ready to start the new year. I wanted to do a little something different with this post, and I’m passionate about helping others set goals for the year, so…

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04 Dec 2016

Things I Want To Do In New York City | IndiaTakesNYC

I’m not sure if I’m still considered a tourist of the New York City, but nevertheless, there are tons of things I want to do in the city I haven’t done yet that are definitely considered ‘touristy’. I’ve decided to make a list, and let me know if there are some super cool things I…

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06 Nov 2016

#indiatakesnyc: the first month

I’ve made the journey from South Carolina to New York City about a month ago– the last time I’ve updated this blog! Ever since I’ve changed the name from IndiaHillWrites to BooksandBigHair, I’ve been meaning to give this blog a revamp and jumpstart things with series about living in New York. Of course, it was…

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06 Sep 2016

I’m Moving to New York!

As you’ve probably guessed by the title, next month (!!!) I will be moving to New York City, as I’ve accepted a spot in a Fellowship Program! Although this is a program I’ve applied for earlier this year, the interviewing process and actually getting a spot happened so FAST. The actual turnaround was so quick that I barely…

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  • If you watched my InstaStories a few weeks ago (they’re still on my highlights!) you’ll know that I did a 3-day juice cleanse with @pressedjuicery. I blogged about my experience & talked about weight loss, appetite, and whether or not I’d do it again. The link is in my bio!
  • Talking about my goals for the year and month, my word of the year and why I chose it, and everything in between on the blog today! Booksandbighair.com. 💕 What’s your word for this year?
  • I think capturing the essence of being a black Southern girl who loves God is something so specific that you have to experience it firsthand. It’s in the way we love, the way we pray, view nature, are in tune with our bodies and that inner voice. Before reading this book, @Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual was the only other thing that captured it for me. Calling My Name by @liaratamani is so lyrical, so beautiful and so captures that essence so perfectly. I highly recommend! 💚(& I’ll be reviewing it for @sesimag and my YouTube channel soon so subscribe to both if you haven’t already!)
  • Getting engaged, my farewell to @hbo, getting a literary agent, meeting Gucci Mane, and articles! 2017 was filled with blessings 🙌🏽 so excited to see the blessings 2018 has in store for me! (And you, too!)
  • I’m doing my very first juice cleanse with c/o @pressedjuicery. I figured after all of the yummy steak we had for Christmas and the countless bags of hot Cheetos, this would be a great way to reset for the new year. I’ll be doing a blog post about it, but in the meantime I’ll be posting on instastory and coping with a good book. Send prayers! 😂🙏🏽 #foodie
  • When you’re fiancé supports your notebook addiction! 🤗
  • Encouraging words for you on this Monday. ✨👊🏽
  • Some great book mail. ✨ @harlemportland