Blended Recipes: Irish Soda Bread

St. Patrick’s Day has always been a very special holiday for me. Not because of the big, green hats that you can buy at the Dollar Store, or because a bunch of America wears green, or because it’s a day designated for getting drunk. It’s important because it reminds me of my grandmother. It’s aContinue reading “Blended Recipes: Irish Soda Bread”

Mixed: An Identity

People ask: โ€œDon’t you have another identity other than ‘mixed’?” They get tired of hearing about it. Perhaps because they don’t understand it. “It’s great that you’re mixed, that’s really cool,” some say. “But…do you really feel the need to to have a whole blog about it? What do you even, like…talk about? Aren’t youContinue reading “Mixed: An Identity”

Hi, I’m LJ :)

Welcome to Beautifully Blended! My name is LJ. Nice to meet ya! I’m a biracial woman from Orlando who is striving towards becoming a writer. So I guess this blog is one step in the right direction. ๐Ÿ˜‰ My mom is black and my dad is white. Such a simple statement and yet so complicated,Continue reading “Hi, I’m LJ :)”