The idea that moms should place their dreams and self-care on hold once they have kids is false! I recently came across an Instagram post that said, “Of course her kids come before you! Heck her kids come before her.” Many people would agree with this and there were a lot of likes and virtual hi-fives...

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This post was supposed to go live last Monday. And I find it so timely that the reason it didn’t is because I ended up getting pretty sick all of last week. So I tucked the laptop away and took and break to take care of myself. And I’m so excited to share what’s within...

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How many times have you sat at home wishing and wanting your dreams to become reality? You may have embarked on that journey and your product or service is here, however your vision is so much bigger. It may not even be business related, it might simply be a dream vacation. But those dreams and...

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Early this month I had the amazing opportunity to attend my first blog conference. But not just any conference, it was the BlogHer conference. Last year I really started getting my ears wet with blogging business, and all of the bloggers I was listening to had just come back from this conference called BlogHer. They all...

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Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, “Southside With You” recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s...

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As you may remember, I took a recent press trip to LA. During that trip, myself and 24 other bloggers got to sit down with the Producer Brigham Taylor and Visual Effect Supervisor Rob Legato for Jungle Book, which releases on Digital HD today and Blu-ray/DVD August 30th. We got to really get a behind-the-scenes...

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If you’ve been following me or this blog for any length of time, then you know that I rarely write posts about hair. Actually, there was only one time where I shared my 1 year natural hair journey. Other than that, I don’t do a lot of sharing on here because so many people already...

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Last week I talked about the Olympics and what I took away from the 100m butterfly swimming finals. Well today, the Olympic closing ceremony took place where we were introduced to Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Prepared and Invested What I found interesting is how much Tokyo has already prepared and invested in an event that is...

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Hey y’all hey! I’m back with another Pete’s Dragon exclusive! Have you taken the kids to see the movie yet? Trying to figure out what it’s really all about? Be sure to check out what my kids had to say here. This time last week I was just coming off my high from walking the...

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Bounce Back From Disappointment

How To Bounce Back From Disappointment

August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. This is true in more than just sports – it’s true for every aspect of life. And we’ve all been there, right? We can point to frustrating, even agonizing seasons in our lives when ultimately we were forced to admit nothing was going according to plan. We wonder, will I ever bounce back?...

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Last night I took my kids and two of their friends to go see Pete’s Dragon. They have been asking and asking ever since I first showed them the trailer. They knew I had gone to LA and saw the movie, and came home with some awesome Pete’s Dragon books, puzzles and Elliot himself (well,...

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The Olympics are well underway and as I’m writing this, the men’s 100m final recently took place. It was certainly a great race, as was the 100m butterfly swimming final where first-time olympian, Joseph Schooling, beat the favourite Michael Phelps. Growing up with a goal Not only did Schooling win, but he also set a new...

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As you know by now, I spent an epic few days in LA to cover and promote the premiere of Pete’s Dragon which flies into theaters nationwide TODAY! Have you purchased your tickets yet?! Here are four reasons you should do so now. Well, part of our adventure during the Pete’s Dragon Event, was that...

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I am still on a high from my adventures in Los Angeles where I got to attend and walk the red carpet of the world premiere of Pete’s Dragon. If you’re familiar with the original version of Pete’s Dragon, know that this latest version is more different than similar to the original one. This new film stars...

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I am fresh off the plane from Hollywood, CA where I got to attend the world premiere of Pete’s Dragon. If you missed my earlier deets on this very special trip, you can check it out here. But in case you’ve been hiding under a rock, Pete’s Dragon is the newest Disney film that is...

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Treating your customers with respect is not hard to do when you view it from the standpoint of doing unto others as you would have them do to you. Imagine that you are the person wanting to buy your product or service, how would you like to be treated. I watched an interaction taking place...

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Power of intention I am sitting here on my deck listening to the birds chirping, still in awe of the power of intention working in my life. This is because I had the awesome opportunity to be interviewed on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. They asked what could  have been done to save the recent...

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New beginning

Your New Beginning Is Now

August 8, 2016 | 1 Comments

New Beginning Today’s date is 8/8, and the biblical meaning of the number 8 is new beginnings. So not only do we have a new week and a relatively new month; we have a season of “new”. What exactly that looks like will vary from person to person, but you have a divine right to...

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Title on your card Does the title on your card say CEO even though you are really wearing all the hats? All small business owners share this journey, especially when in start-up mode, but the only way for a business to mature and be able to handle substantial growth is to make sure the real...

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Love Letters Less than a month ago, my husband and I celebrated our 11th year anniversary. Coincidentally enough, just a few days shy of our anniversary, I found a letter that my mother wrote to me on our wedding day. I made sure to tuck this heartfelt, handwritten letter away safely because it is memories...

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Never Forget Who You Are

Never Forget Who You Are

August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Who I am For some reason it feels as though I haven’t blogged in ages. And as it pertains to my personal site, that is actually true. But regardless how long I stay away, blogging has become a part of me. It’s part of who I am. Forget me not In the social media space,...

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Risk Management as a 9 Year Old After all my years in business, I never thought I’d be using risk management to discuss whether or not my 9-year-old daughter should jump off of her bunk bed. My husband had just switched jobs within his company, and my daughter wanted to know how he decided to...

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This year has been a year of Pixie Dust in my inbox, and I’m excited to share the news with you! This time next week I’ll be in Los Angeles, California along with 24 other bloggers to cover and attend the red (or just maybe it’ll be green) carpet premiere of Pete’s Dragon (opening in...

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as a Blogger Ambassador/Correspondent for the Ubiquitous Expo. As always, all opinions are my own. I am thrilled to be invited back again as a Blogger Ambassador/Correspondent for the 2016 Ubiquitous Expo. If you missed my recap and deets from last year, you can check it out here. I...

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Last week I had the privilege to interview the lovely Coleen Otero. She’s a celebrity Hair/Makeup Artist who lost it all. Four homes, luxury cars, and several businesses! With 5 children, the Otero family was forced to get help by living with family to rebuild. Her work has been featured on Bravo, BET, NBC, CBS, Macy’s,...

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Business Travel Blunders You’re away on business travel, and you’re so focused on your business it’s easy to lose connection with your loved ones at home. You also forget to bring them a souvenir from your trip so on the way home, you rush through the airport and you grab the first thing you find...

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This past Friday, my family got to spend the day at Six Flags America for their annual VIP/Media Crab Feast and to check out their new Splash Water Falls water park. We love Six Flags because it is close to home in MD and there is so much to do! I recently shared my experience...

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Self-love Self-love is something that took me many years to learn about and accept. I had been mistreated for so long I began to accept the negativity that I allowed myself to fall victim to. So many women across this world fall into this same trap but I’m here to tell you there can be...

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Are you constantly on the lookout for the next million-dollar idea? Do you have a notebook full of inventions or business concepts that you think could be truly great? You’re not alone. Lots of people have good business ideas running through their head. So how do you know when your idea is good enough to...

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I just came back from being recognized at the Canadian Black Women’s Awards ceremony, and as much of an honour being nominated and selected was, the opportunity to be in the midst of so many inspirational women was just as great an honour. The wisdom shared was incredibly amazing. To see so many black women who...

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