About Amiyrah Martin

Amiyrah is a self-proclaimed hippie that just happens to be a munitions specialist in the New Jersey Air National Guard. She's also a full time Mom, Wife, and writer of all things mundane. She has a twitter addiction, a baking obsession, and love of uploading videos on YouTube for hundreds to see. You can find her at 4 Hats and Frugal where she talks about family, food, fashion and finance; the 4 hats in her life.

Computer love gone wrong

computer love gone wrong

I was once wooed by royalty. A prince caught my attention and promised me the world. He obviously knew the package that he wanted to deal with: mother of two, sleep deprived, and face resembling a teenager drowning in hormones. But, he was attracted to my personality! I’ve got that in spades, honey! When I [...]

Know Thyself in a Temporary Fashion

Aiming Low

Keep it real. That’s what we used to say when I was younger. It was all about being you, keeping it “one hundred” and portraying the you that you really are. Unless you want to look like Gwen Stefani. Or Janet Jackson. Or have the latest bag Paris Hilton is sporting (yes, I’m taking it [...]

How to Straighten Out Life in 11 Minutes

Timer set for 11 minutes

To say that we get “overwhelmed” with our commitments is an understatement. Life is crazy busy, y’all! I constantly remind myself that I don’t have enough hours in the day to do everything that I want, and couldn’t figure out a way to get it all done. I mean, I’ve read the books, blog posts [...]

How Boobs Changed My Life

african american teenager

I remember the day I got boobs. Yes, it was a specific day, as if they grew overnight. The morning of our senior class picture, I’d begrudgingly woken up for school. Just a month before, I’d turned 16, gotten accepted to college, and gotten my period. Can you imagine the emotions? So this day, yet [...]