The Real Chic Recap

The last week and a half has been amazing and busy in the best possible way! But we also lost another musical Icon this week and I want to give a nod to the Queen of Soul here too.  So here’s my quick weekly recap and a few things you might be interested in embracing […]

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How I Became an Accidental Influencer and How You Can Become One Too

The Accidental Influencer I’m just a tad obsessed with the Accidental Icon. I love how this social worker/college professor turned Icon took the online fashion world by storm. I would like to think that our paths are just a tiny bit similar. I’m a school counselor by trade (I’ve worked as an in-home counselor for adolescents […]

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What Are You Longing to Do With Your Life?

Life’s Big Questions The question “What are you longing to do?” was posted in the August issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. It’s all about taking risks and conquering fears. I have to tell you that this was right on time for me. It got me thinking of what I am longing to do with the […]

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5 Inspirational Summer Reads to Help You​ Live Your Best Life

An Insatiable Hunger I’ve always been a reader. I gobbled down non-fiction as a child like most kids do sweets. Each read was tastier than the next. I couldn’t get enough. I remember how annoyed my mother would be as I lost myself in a book during my youth. Her annoyance was not because she didn’t want me […]

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The Sweetest Reward: My Trip To Mahekal Beach Resort

A little Slice of Heaven If we’re friends on Instagram (I sure hope we are) you know that I spent spring break in paradise. Well, it was really a resort in Mexico but it might as well have been a little slice of heaven. I’ve been to the Caribbean a few times and I know […]

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My Lucky Letter to Millennials

Are you one of the lucky ones? Dear young person, I want to share something about how lucky you are to be a young, shiny new penny in a world with so much to offer but I can’t, because I don’t believe in luck. Apparently I’m in good company because even Oprah Winfrey and I […]

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My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and Holiday Gift Guide

My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and a Holiday Gift Guide This is a sponsored post If you have been following along with me on Instagram you probably saw my big reveal.  Last week I was so excited because the big secret I had been keeping could finally be shared with all of you. […]

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