I believe in celebrating my birthday every year. My birthday is my own personal holiday! It is a time for reflection and planning for the future. To read more about why I celebrate my birthday every year, click here. This year, I celebrated my birthday by having a dinner party at my house. Below you … Continue reading Decorating for a Dinner Party at Home.
Each year as it gets closer to my birthday I feel a ball of excitement start to bounce more and more frequently in my stomach. I start window shopping and thinking about how I should treat myself. I wonder what my husband will surprise me with and if I’ll be able to get my friends … Continue reading Why I celebrate my birthday every year…
Have you ever been so frustrated that you were ready to say, “to hell with it all”? You were ready to dump your boo, quit your job, delete your social media pages, or whatever else you thought would make your life easier at the moment. Well, the urge to totally dump some “baggage” came over … Continue reading Unpacking my baggage: 3 strategies that prevent me from throwing in the towel
Have you ever been invited to a wedding and realized that you never actually met your “friend’s” fiancé in person? Have you ever gotten a call from an old friend and realized that your most memorable time together was in high school? Yes you have new friends, a spouse, kids, and siblings that you talk … Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Connected with your “Flossy Posse”
My friend and I have discussed going to the Essence Festival for almost a decade but we always made excuses for why we could not go or waited too late to start shopping for flights and hotel accommodations. So I was very excited when my friend suggested that we finally plan our trip to New … Continue reading Essence Festival: A trip to the Queendom
Quitting your job is the ultimate goal of entrepreneurs everywhere. Being able to make your own schedule and control your own brand seems like the ultimate status symbol. Most of us only think about how glamorous that freedom is but after talking to some entrepreneurs recently, I am learning that it takes a lot of … Continue reading From Blogger to Full Time Entrepreneur… A discussion with Kim of “Naturally Fashionable”
When is it appropriate to share bad news? This is a question I found myself thinking about a lot this weekend. I attended the “Cover Talk” event for Woe Magazine and during the Q&A session, I asked Claire Sulmers, “What do you do if attend an event with a press pass but do not enjoy it? … Continue reading “Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News”
Recently, I had a stressful day at work and I texted my husband and told him, “I need a drink when I get home.” On my way home, I had to stop and get gas because my gas light came on while driving to work. The issue was that I had no idea where the … Continue reading “We don’t laugh because we’re happy-we’re happy because we laugh.” William James
(Photo retrieved from Socially Chic's Instagram) Meet Monica Renee. She is the owner of Socially Chic, an event planning business catering to the DMV (DC, MD, and Va) area. Monica first appeared on the event planning scene as an assistant planner but started to feel like she could do a better job than her employer. … Continue reading “Socially Chic” Plan for Entrepreneurship
Treat credit cards like your side chick. She should be available when you need her and willing to go out of her way to make you feel confident and secure. Your side chick should always recognize her place and understand her boundaries. Although she's a lot of fun, your side chick should never become your main chick. … Continue reading Credit Cards are your Side Chick
In the past when people thought about entrepreneurship, they usually thought about people who owned their own business and worked full time for themselves. This could have been daunting for people who wanted to have financial security and may have never known anyone who has been successful in owning their own business. In the age … Continue reading “Kreate with Kelli” Painting her Entrepreneurial Path…
Hi All, Our next book club meeting will be on Thursday, June 8th at 7pm. I will be on IG Live discussing the book, "A Man Called Ove," by Fredrick Backman. Follow me on IG @dreamsbydanielle.