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    28 2014 July

    What No AC in the Summer Taught Me About Reaching Goals

    When it comes to reaching goals, sometimes it’s the simple life lessons that can push us to greater heights. Since the beginning of summer, we have been without AC. That’s right, we’ve been living in...

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    21 2014 July

    4 Reasons You Need an Annual Getaway for Your Marriage

    My husband and I recently had the pleasure of attending the inaugural BMWK Marriage Cruise. When I first heard about it, we immediately jumped at the opportunity because we truly believe that when you put...

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    18 2014 July

    Africa Shines at NAACP Author Pavillion to Showcase Authors of Color

    I am so excited to currently be in the city of Las Vegas as a featured author at the NAACP Author Pavillion. This year, Africa Shines at NAACP Author Pavillion to showcase authors of color....

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    17 2014 July

    Tame Your Mind Event for Women Entrepreneurs

    One thing I did early on in my business is invest in my own personal and professional development. And in doing so, I’ve met some pretty awesome chicks like my friend Shayla Boyd-Gill, creator of...

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    17 2014 July

    Cucumber Mint Infused Water

    The following post was written by Tosh Patterson (AKA the Chief Healthinista). Tosh Patterson is CEO of Be Well, Eat Well, Live Well, a company dedicated to helping busy women lead healthy lives and get S.K.I.N.N.Y. ®Tosh worked hard to...

When it comes to reaching goals, sometimes it’s the simple life lessons that can push us to greater heights. Since the beginning of summer, we have been without AC. That’s right, we’ve been living in a sauna because for whatever reason, our AC started blowing out warm air all of a sudden. But with everything...

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My husband and I recently had the pleasure of attending the inaugural BMWK Marriage Cruise. When I first heard about it, we immediately jumped at the opportunity because we truly believe that when you put your marriage first, it creates a stronger foundation and bond for the entire family. Not to mention, we hadn’t planned...

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I am so excited to currently be in the city of Las Vegas as a featured author at the NAACP Author Pavillion. This year, Africa Shines at NAACP Author Pavillion to showcase authors of color. To say we’re excited to be a part of this dynamic opening event for the 105th NAACP convention would be...

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One thing I did early on in my business is invest in my own personal and professional development. And in doing so, I’ve met some pretty awesome chicks like my friend Shayla Boyd-Gill, creator of the Tame Your Mind Event for Women Entrepreneurs. The Tame Your Mind Event is an exclusive one day intensive for...

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Cucumber Mint Infused Water by Tosh Patterson

Cucumber Mint Infused Water

July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following post was written by Tosh Patterson (AKA the Chief Healthinista). Tosh Patterson is CEO of Be Well, Eat Well, Live Well, a company dedicated to helping busy women lead healthy lives and get S.K.I.N.N.Y. ®Tosh worked hard to climb the corporate ladder but left her health neglected along the way resulting in a 300 pound body. While on...

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Moms With Dreams Can Achieve Success

July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week, I shared a post about the fact that moms can pursue their dreams, have success and be a great mom in the process. It doesn’t have to be one or the other, or the end all be all. This is why I love what Erica is doing and teaching through her Moms with...

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This week’s recipe of grilled shrimp and fruit guacamole by our FAB Haute Mama has me doing all types of happy dances. I never cook at home because no one eats it but me. So when I go out to eat, that’s pretty much what I order. But now, MJ has me thinking I can...

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There is something so refreshing about sisterhood that many times it goes without saying. Sisterhood can go far beyond even just the blood connection you might have with someone. Sisterhood is a way of life. I absolutely love this post by Crystal because she breaks down what it means to truly be your “sister’s keeper”...

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10 Obvious Signs of a Newbie Mom

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Now that I have almost seven years of motherhood under my belt, I often laugh when I think about the things I sweated about when I was a newbie mom. Of course, it’s amusing now because we look at the things we did or had to have for our first born, that we didn’t even...

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Self-care and being a FLY mom go hand in hand. And when you take a stand for yourself, you become more aware of your overall health. But with the busyness of life, becoming a fly & fit mom has its challenges. I have to admit that I’m the best at starting a fitness routine. I’ll...

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Tasty Thursday: Green Goddess Dressing

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following post was written by Tosh Patterson (AKA the Chief Healthinista). Tosh Patterson is CEO of Be Well, Eat Well, Live Well, a company dedicated to helping busy women lead healthy lives and get S.K.I.N.N.Y. ®Tosh worked hard to climb the corporate ladder but left her health neglected along the way resulting in a 300 pound body. While on...

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This past weekend, I got to celebrate my daughter’s third birthday. When I think back three years ago to what success as a mother meant to me then versus now, it’s actually evolved over time. Some people don’t believe that motherhood and success can go hand-in-hand. Some may argue that once you become a mom, you have...

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Tasty Thursday: Pineapple Banana Ice Cream

June 26, 2014 | 1 Comments

I’m always looking for healthy(er) recipes that not only look good but are also easy and fun enough to get the kids involved! As always, MJ came through! Check out this delicious looking recipe below for Pinapple Banana Ice Cream. The following post was written by MJ Levine. MJ is the voice behind FAB Haute Mama, a...

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