Tag: community

6 FREE Ways to Entertain Your Children this Summer in West Palm Beach

Happy 4th of July!   Half way through the summer and moms are already ready to send their kids back to school. If you don’t send your children to an all-day summer camp, you can quickly find it’s difficult to keep them occupied and still offer variety, every day, for an entire summer. Last year, I […]

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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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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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Hurricane Matthew… Getting Ready for the Big Storm

**This is not a disaster preparedness post. For those coming for that, I have linked guides for actual hurricane preparedness.** If you aren’t on the East Coast, you probably haven’t heard much about Hurricane Matthews bearing down on the eastern seaboard, the largest in a decade. For this area, I believe it’s the largest since Hurricane […]

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Flora’s Cocktails and Canvases in West Palm Beach

Paint and wine parties are all the rage and deservedly so. For two hours, you sit with some friends, showcase some art skills you didn’t know you had and, of course, drink some wine. So, when one of these places opened up in my backyard I had to check it out. I had heard the […]

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Understanding My Vision | Iconic Eye Care {Review}

Back in 2004 or 2005, I woke up blind. Initially, I thought it was that thing that happens to your eyes when someone flips on the light in the dead of night. But after a few minutes, I still saw nothing. Dark gray surrounded me.  Floating specks peppered my views. Many tests (and many doctors […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to You 2015!

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~W.T. Purkiser At this time of the year, thankful lists are abundant on Facebook, holiday cards and, of course, on blogs. I love them. Here’s mine: My family who makes me laugh and brings pleasure my daily […]

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Spinning Plates

Blog life is a journey. From the outside, a blogger wakes up, dribbles a few words onto the page and pushes that button “Publish”, then goes about their business. The reality is there so much more to the story. Some start out with a niche, a specific theme for their online space, to share with the world. Others, like […]

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