The holiday food trap

"Be strong!" Words I tell myself as I walk past cookies, pies and everything that I want to sink my face in! I love Holiday season for a lot of reasons but the food is one of my favs! My mother in-law makes THE BEST canned yams! The struggle for people like me who have …

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For the love of shoes!

Happy Tuesday guys! My feet have been happy lately! I believe I am finally getting my fall wardrobe together! a few pieces here and a few pieces there. If you like shopping on a budget like and are looking for good quality items, well, let me hook you up. All 4 pairs of shoes below …

The art of juggling

Happy hump day!! So the other day I called my mom and said "I don't like you right now." and she said "why?" I replied "because you made being married, raising 3 kids, owning a business, finishing  your PhD, starting an organization while following your passion in politics and being a minister look easy." In …

Don’t hide your shine!

Oh the number of times I have tried to dim my shine so I don't stand out. I hate being the center of attention. I can be a shy and introverted person but I am very friendly. Growing up, I unconsciously did things to draw attention to  myself. From a very young age I learned …

Ivy league education: worth the hype?

Good morning! I AM SO EXHAUSTED! I didn't blog yesterday because I attended a friend's wedding. By the time I got back home, I was too exhausted to even think! Talk less of blog. But, I had a great time at the wedding and I loved watching the 2 love birds start out their journey! …

Your are still here….

I can't tell you the countless amount of times I have been upset or mad or felt insignificant. I can't tell you the number of times things did not go as planned and the number of times I felt like my life had 0 purpose or direction. Sometimes I think something is going to happen …

It’s Fall season!

My "favoritesst" time of the year is here!  I just love everything about fall. The season changing, the weather changing, the leaves change and everything is just nice! It gets darker quicker and the air is cool. I LOVE IT! A lot of people talk about summer because there is a lot to do during …