Category: Family

You Need These Top 10 Finds from #ShiftCon

The following post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. In December, I went to my first blogging conference. I wasn’t sure what to expect or how I was going to navigate it. Really, I was scared of the commitment and whether I was going to take this blogging thing seriously. I volunteered for […]

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A Glimpse of Hidden Figures

The commercials have been all over the place and I can hardly turn on the television without seeing an ad for this film: Hidden Figures I have to admit, I knew little about this story, or should I say stories. These three women were an integral part of history. The Women Katherine Johnson – the […]

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Our Lost Ones

2016 ended with a bang ~ and not a good one. This world lost a host of widely known celebrities that have shaped our lives – Carrie Fisher, a champion for female empowerment George Michael and Prince shaping many memories Big Ang, who brought us some great entertainment on Mob Wives just to name a few […]

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All New Amazon #PrimePhotos Features! {+Win a $500GC} #Ad

Amazon.com is providing the gift card prizes. Please read on for giveaway details. I would have to say that I was hesitant to get Amazon Prime, so less than a year ago, I sent out a Facebook question: Responses to this post really got me thinking and I joined shortly after. Amazon Prime Photos At the […]

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Filling My Heart with the Gift of Christmas Dinner

This morning, I spent several hours with one of my favorite non-profit organizations, National Coalition of 100 Black Women – West Palm Beach Chapter. We celebrated our annual gift of Christmas dinner, where we, as members, pour into three families and give them a prepared meal, followed by gifts for the whole family. The Gift […]

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Put Your Child in the Story {Personalized Story Books}

This review has been compensated by Put Me in the Story. Honestly, I am loving this new trend of getting personalized story books. I was able to personalize a lot of things as a child because April is so common and, well, it’s on the calendar. However, my siblings aren’t so “lucky”. They have beautiful names, but […]

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Thanksgiving Stay at the Hyatt House Atlanta/Downtown

For Thanksgiving, my husband and I took the kids to Atlanta for a wonderful family dinner. Primarily we make the trip because my husband’s family gets together there and it’s a full-on family atmosphere from young to the old. What’s a little different is that I also invite my family to come so that we […]

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Be Stubborn in Your Vision {by Becoming an Uber Driver}

Now that my children go to their independent school, our household budget has changed immensely. Before, my husband’s income was adequate to support our simple household. But now, we need to be able to finance sending three children to non-public education. As early as last year, I’ve started working on my own ventures. So far, […]

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One Small Action to Support a Great Film

Early this summer, Jeff, my husband, and I met this couple: John and Jackie*. They are an older couple and we have learned to look up to them in a lot of ways. We were making dinner plans one day and we had an interaction that went something like this: John*: Are you going to […]

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Easy Beef Macaroni Recipe

I love my Costco. I go to Costco religiously. On payday, I head over and fill up my cart with goodies, which for the most part, is standard, with minimal changes. On that list is ground beef. We purchase the three pack of Kirkland Organic Ground Beef almost every trip. The problem, however, is figuring […]

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