Selling Clothes On Totspot Is So Easy A Kid Can Do It!

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I’m sharing how we get our fashion fix thanks to Totspot! Even before Ayva was born, I had a problem with shopping for her. I can’t help myself, y’all! There are so many cute clothes for little girls out there that right after the ultrasound when I found out I was carrying one, there was no […]

Oh The Pressure: Things To Remember When Buying A Home

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I’m telling you how Zep takes the pressure off of pressure washing as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #ZepSocialstars Terrence and I are currently saving up to buy a house. While we’re putting our money away, we’re also trying to make a plan about the things that we’ll need when we move in. New furniture, […]

“Fancy Nancy, The Musical” at Bay Area Children’s Theatre

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Well, they’ve done it again. The Bay Area Children’s Theatre once again has succeeded to impress my 5-year-old with another lively and engaging musical that she can’t stop talking about. This time it’s Fancy Nancy, The Musical, and to say that she loved it would be an understatement! I didn’t go with Ayva to the […]

Spring Veggie Quinoa Salad

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias You know how some folks live for comfort food in the winter? That’s how I am, but with salads in the spring. Delicious veggies and earthy greens are what I like to cuddle up with on […]

I’m Not Oblivious


We’re living in some tumultuous times, y’all. Race relations in this country have gone to the crapper. Mothers are scared for their sons. There’s a war on our daughters, and women are still earning less than men in the workplace for doing the same job. Folks are killing people over parking spots, police officers are […]

The Best Spring Dresses For Your Princess

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I’m sharing the most adorable spring dresses thanks to a partnership with Pink Princess! I absolutely hit the princess jackpot with Ayva. She loves all things glitter and sparkles, and the girl LIVES for a dress that twirls! Ayva looks for any opportunity to get dressed up, and if I tell her we’re going to a […]

Want More Fun? Stop Planning And Start Playing.

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I’m super excited to be partnering with Gold Emblem Abound at CVS/pharmacy as one of the #CVSTrailMakers this year! When’s the last time you went outside just to play? I’m not talking about a scheduled playdate. I mean you and your little one spending quality time together and having fun outdoors with no agenda? As […]

Tips For Stocking Up When You Live In A Small Home

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When you live in a small house, your number one priority should be keeping the “stuff” to a minimum. Believe me, I know. With 3 people living in a 2 bedroom apartment, all it takes is one overzealous shopping trip to make close living quarters even more tight. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t stock up, though. Purchasing items in […]

Help Your Family Member Combat Boredom On Bedrest

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#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Intel. This could include the Intel Corporation providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment.   Over the last few years, I’ve been on bed rest three times. Twice was for surgeries that kept me off my feet for 6 weeks, and […]

Spring Beauty Spruce Up Tips

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We’re at the point of springtime where, all over the country, regardless of the temperature, folks are shedding jackets and sliding on sandals at the first glimpse of sunshine. We’re tired of winter and are willing and begging warmer weather to appear NOW. Of course, I live in a place where the temperature is perpetually mild, […]