Author Archives: cassandra mcd.

About cassandra mcd.

World's coolest aunt (so I've been told). I'm all about personal growth and living a healthy lifestyle that prioritizes self-care and mental wellness. I want to embrace aging with swagger (and less gray hair), living life more mindfully and filled with an abundance of gratitude.

Reading List: Two Books I’ve Recently Read – Hint – it’s all about the Honey

I recently read two novels that I wanted to share with you in case you’re looking for some new books to add to your reading list. These titles are by Black women (one is Canadian) and both have the word … Continue reading

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Reading List: Summer Reading Roundup

End of Summer Reading roundup
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5 Reasons to Try a Meal Kit Subscription Service

I’ve been spending more time in the kitchen as of late and let me tell you, I’m feeling pretty impressed with myself thanks to a meal kit delivery service. I used to cook more often but what with the hot … Continue reading

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Book Lovers: Guess What’s in the Sweet Reads Box for August

Look inside the Sweet Reads Box August book subscription. Continue reading

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For the Book Lovers – Sweet Reads is Here!

Sweet Reads Box – July Box Have you ever tried a subscription service for books before? Well, I hadn’t until now. I’m excited to do a paid partnership with Sweet Reads Box. I wanted to collaborate because:  (1) If you … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Organizing Your Space More Mindfully

Getting your space organized with intention It’s been just over a year of life in pandemic lockdown and I don’t know about you, but finding the motivation to do anything has been, well, rough. So, what does one do when … Continue reading

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12 Simple Tips to Help You Go Plastic-Free at Home

Yikes! I just realized how many plastics I use as part of my everyday It’s Wash Day. No, I’m not talking about laundry. I’m talking about washing my hair. I’m a Black woman and washing my natural hair can sometimes … Continue reading

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5 Ways House Plants Can Make You Feel Good

Deciding to Become a Plant Mom Again Plants have somehow shown up at various stages of my life. As a kid, I remember my mom had a three-tier glass stand that housed different plants. As a student, one of the … Continue reading

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10 Books by BIPOC Women Authors for Your Reading List

Every year I set a goal of reading at least two books per month, and if I happen to read more then, great. In deciding what books to read, I inevitably have no clue and end up taking one of … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Cultivate Gratitude in Your Daily Life

5 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude Daily Continue reading

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