Peiea Grace: Storytelling Black girlhood, womanhood, and motherhood. Saving our lives by preserving our stories.

  • Remembering Beauty at The Well

    August 12, 2023

    Every couple of weeks I gather flowers from my yard or my local grocer and create floral arrangements for my house. I like to keep a tasteful collection of live plants and fresh bouquets here and there because they are an easy way to bring life and beauty into a space. (And yes I said…

  • Harriet and Corinne

    August 1, 2023

    I was a fairly young girl the first time I picked up Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. There were many aspects of Harriet Jacobs’s story that have stayed with me for many years. Most striking are her encounters with a certain mistress. The personification of her jealousy played out in incidences of…

  • Schoolin’ Girls

    July 20, 2023

    Most people who know me know my story. They know my master plan for my life never involved marriage and kids. 
    I spent my little…

  • Lavender Vanilla Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies

    June 30, 2023

    A couple of years ago I discovered that I have the beginnings of hypothyroidism and needed to cut back, if not cut out, gluten from my diet. After thrashing about on the floor like a toddler for way longer than is reasonable, I decided to explore some recipes that either had a gluten free alternative…