What I Wore to a Very Special Brunch Wedding

  Okay, I was a day late with my post but for very good reason. My beautiful daughter got married yesterday. The wedding took place at the breathtakingly scenic Lesner Inn overlooking the water in Virginia Beach, VA. The wedding itself was so unique because my daughter really managed to stay true to herself and […]

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Seven Deadly Sins of Fashion

  I have seen a few Deadly Sins beauty posts floating around the blogosphere.  I really like this one by beautifybrooke. You can read it here I decided it might be fun to do a fashion related one, so here is my version of the Seven Deadly Sins of Fashion Greed: What has been your […]

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Love it or Loathe it; a Beauty Review

I have been dying to do another beauty review because I have tried a few amazing products over the past two months. I have also run into a couple that didn’t work for me and though loathe might be too strong of a word they certainly didn’t make the cut in my book. As many […]

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Do You: A Mother’s Day Pledge

  I wanted to write a simpler, more fun post for today about something awesome like liquid lipstick, because sometimes you just need a beauty post and all this life advice can be overwhelming sometimes. But life advice makes me think of hedgehogs. Let me explain… If you haven’t read Good to Great by Jim […]

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Start Your Day the Green Smoothie Way

  Smoothies are a great way to kick start your morning. I started drinking green smoothies daily a little over two years ago and it has made a huge difference in how I feel. There is something about knowing that you are doing something good for your body that affects your psyche too. Breakfast smoothies are […]

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Role Models Are The New Mentors

I saw a meme the other day about mentors. The quote was from the always fierce Dianna Ross. Ms. Ross said that mentors are important, but most importantly you need to believe in yourself. It made me think about Sheryl Sandberg and how she talks about not going around asking people to be your mentor, […]

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Be a Goal Getter in 5 Easy Steps

I am definitely a goal-setting girl. I really don’t know what life would be like without having my eye on a prize or two. Maybe I am just a little like the “artist formerly know as” Prince’s mother. You know…never satisfied (btw..that’s a When Dove’s Cry reference, circa 1984 for all of you who weren’t […]

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20 Random Things About Single Mom Chic

  As a self-proclaimed private person, writing a book about my own single mom journey was both challenging and cathartic. Beginning this new blog was a great way to continue that cathartic process. The most awesome part about being a blogger is connecting with readers and fellow bloggers. I am finding that being open with […]

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How to Slay Everyday in 5 Easy Steps

  Queen B’s newest song Formation generated a lot of press after her Superbowl performance. Some loved it, others hated it, but whether or not you are a Yonce fan, you can’t deny that she was true to her lyrics… she Slayed…aka killed it …aka looked amazing. So how can we Slay daily, and not […]

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My Morning Routine and How to Structure Yours in 3 Easy Steps

  I have seen several posts around the blogosphere about morning routines and rituals. For some reason I am a little fascinated by reading about how other people start their day. I guess there is something a little voyeuristic about getting a little glimpse into someone else’s life. Aside from my penchant towards voyeurism, I […]

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