Over the last couple of weeks, I have been dealing with an internal struggle trying to determine if I should be boycotting Starbucks. While I do not regularly go into Starbucks for coffee, I love their prepackaged coffee. I drink Starbucks at least 3-4 times a week and I really do not want to stop. … Continue reading Are We Boycotting or Nah?
For some people, Valentine’s Day is overrated. They believe that people should show their love and appreciation for each other every day. While I agree to a certain extent, I think having one day set aside every year to do something special for each other is a good idea. I do understand that this could … Continue reading 5 Gifts You Can Buy Your Man for Valentine’s Day
Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to come together with family and friends to eat and give thanks for the many blessings that you have received. But after dinner, what’s next? Do not just allow the kids to retreat to their cell phones and/or tablets. Do not let the adults pack their plates and sit around … Continue reading 5 Things to do on Thanksgiving to Make Memories with your Family
I really love holidays! Holidays have a special way of causing an influx of positive energy that radiates through all aspects of my life. People seem happier and the decorations seem to get more outlandish year after year. My favorite holidays are my Birthday, Christmas and New Years Eve but Halloween is definitely trying to … Continue reading Growing Up Halloween…
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