My Mother Taught Us How to Rise Above It

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Whenever I have to think about someone who I admire, I never have to think long because my mother always comes to mind.  My mother had me at the tender age of 17 and somehow she still managed to raise and nurture me and my sister using the wisdom of a grown woman.  She did … Read more

Rising Above It: Breaking the Cycle of Divorce

Rising Above

This post is brought to you by the makers of Pine-Sol® Products. I have partnered with them to spread the word about  the ‘When Life Gets Tough, Women Rise Above It’ campaign and sweepstakes. To enter the sweepstakes, visit All opinions and stories are my own. I come from a line of divorced people. … Read more

The Perfect Cross Body Bag


I have been blogging for a little over 5 years.  I have attended a plethora of meet ups, event, shows and conferences.  Throughout time and all of that social networking there is one thing that I know for sure and that is… You absolutely MUST have the correct handbag.  With Blogalicious Five fast approaching it … Read more

Transitioning Movement by Carol’s Daughter

Transitioning Movement

I am so pleased to announce that I have been selected as a contributor to  Transitioning Movement is an awesome site created by Carol’s Daughter.  Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter’s Products has been a pioneer and leader in the natural hair product market for years.  In fact, her products were some of the first … Read more

My FABulous TJ Maxx Finds!!

Lilly Pulitzer ZiZi Dress

NObody adores T.J. Maxx (or a GOOD sale) more than I do!!  Designer merchandise at affordable prices is everything.  I take FULL advantage of Atlanta’s abundance of T.J. Maxx, Ross, Marshall, etc. Stores and try to hit up as many as I can as often as I can to hunt for goodies.  I won’t tell … Read more

Ode to the Astor (Michael Kors)

Michael Kors astor luggage

I’ve only been in the designer handbag game for a few years.  I cut my teeth on outlet Coach bags and now lean more towards Michael Kors as my fav designer.  What I now know about myself is what I need in a handbag besides fashion. Fashion wise  I am not a trend setter, but … Read more

Atlanta Jazz Festival 2013


You never have to spend a lot of money in Atlanta to have fun.  The Atlanta Jazz Festival is just another one of those fantastic events that caters to families.  Free of charge and on the MARTA line,  packing up our blanket and heading to Piedmont on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon was a no brainer. … Read more

The May FitChick Challenge

I swore that I’d never ever get involved in any online “challenges”.  There are a LOT of them.  You’ve got Cinnamon Challenges, Hair Growth Challenges, Instagram Daily Pic Challenges, Salad Challenges, you name it and there’s a “challenge” for it.   So when I got an email from my fellow blogging colleague @4cHairChick about another … Read more

10 Reasons Why You Should Not Continue To Have Sex With A Man That Will Not Marry You

10 Reasons Why You Should Not Continue

Listen ladies.  After listening to several conversations had by my female relatives and friends …I felt the need to create this list.  This list ONLY applies to those of you that want to be in committed relationships and/or get married.  If you dont…?  Not for you.  I aint got nothing against single people hooking up … Read more