“I think as women, it’s important to train ourselves to pursue at least one thing in our lives that goes against the status quo. We grow up with people telling us what we are not supposed to do, I just choose to say ‘f*ck dat’.” – Meryl Johnson Continue reading “Women Who Inspire Part III – Women With Vision”
Laura Smith: Inspiring Through Leadership
Years ago, someone challenged me to always 1) be mentored by someone and 2) be mentoring someone else. My memory is fuzzy as to who issued the challenge, but the advice is something I’ve carried with me since. The reason is simple: experience is one of the best teachers, whether through experiences of your own or experiences of others.
Freelance Celebrity Fashion Stylist Raven Roberts
As a celebrity stylist, Raven Roberts is the true definition of an influencer. She’s styled celebrities and editorials; has served as the key wardrobe stylist for marketing campaigns, music videos, films, and everything in between; her work has been featured in international publications and photography exhibits; and she’s been seen on Macy’s Next Style Star and Bare Minerals Beauty Uncovered. If you take a look at her website, Instagram feed, or resume you’re sure to be inspired.
Valentine’s Date Night Ideas
For this blog post, I’ve teamed up with, Sheena Steward, creator of relationship blog, Love At Any Stage. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Sheena is sharing Valentine’s date night ideas for absolutely everyone whether you’re spending Valentine’s day with your spouse, friends, kids, or loving yourself. Keep reading for tips that are sure to fill your Valentine’s Day with love.
Why We Should Live Above
“Becoming an entrepreneur to us was all about setting a legacy, inspiring others, leaving a footprint in the fashion industry, and positively impacting the world.” – Adrian Wintson and Darin Wyly Continue reading “Live Above Apparel Company Inspires Far Beyond Fashion”
Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. and Economic Equality
As we celebrated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life yesterday, in part, we acknowledged his fortitude; his fight for justice, civil rights, and economic equality; his leadership through boycotts, marches, and protests; and the lasting impression his legacy has had our culture.
5 Lessons I Learned My First Year Blogging
Let me start this post by saying thank you to everyone who has rocked with me over the last year!! From the people who’ve been on this journey with me from day one when I had three followers (my mom; sister, Makeda; and friend, Tiffany), to those who just started following me yesterday, to everyone who allowed me to feature them, to the people who encouraged me to keep going, and the team of people who helped me behind the scenes. I cannot say it enough: thank you all for your support!
Holiday Cocktail Style
The holidays are here and amidst the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s a time to relax and unwind in the company of family and friends. In addition to good people, creating a picturesque holiday requires the company of good food and good drinks. My November feature covered the food. So, it’s only right that my feature this month cover holiday cocktails. Keep reading and my December feature, an absolutely fabulous and experienced bartender, will have you mixing a recipe for holiday party success! Be sure to read to the end of the post to get recipes for three holiday cocktails!
Christmas is just around the corner and luckily (depending on how much progress you’ve made) the plight to find gifts for everyone on your Christmas list is nearing an end. From holiday parties to traveling to see family and friends to bouncing around from one store to the next and scouring the net to find the perfect gift, it’s hard to squeeze everything in, including shopping for the people you love. To help you quickly glide though your shopping list (and because Opry Mills has kindly sponsored this post), I curated a gift guide stocked with items I would give my love, BFF, crew, and all.
KiNiMi Kitchen’s Quick Side Dishes Perfect For Any Holiday
If you’re anything like me or my family, you’re still thinking through your holiday menu. Are we going traditional this year? Will we try something completely different? Is brunch an option…? And after going through a long list of maybe this, maybe that, I don’t care, and I don’t feel like cooking, you’re contemplating catered or store bought. But before you dish the home cooked meal and scour the market for caterer/restaurant recommendations, check out my latest feature because she’ll have you happily selecting quick side dishes that are perfect and can be prepared at home.