Watch TV Wherever You Are With TV Everywhere

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Thanks to TV Everywhere for sponsoring this post! #YouCouldBeWatchingTV We are getting into our busy season. Ayva has stuff, Terrence has stuff, and me? I mostly just drive and wait around a lot. Often while I’m waiting, I’ll browse the internet on my phone, or pull out a notebook and write. Every once in awhile, […]

“Aaliyah, The Princess Of R&B” Premieres 11/15 on Lifetime!

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This is a sponsored post to promote the movie, “Aaliyah, The Princess of R&B” coming to Lifetime on 11/15.  It’s almost time, y’all! Ladies, pull out your husband’s jeans and your crop tops. Fellas, start practicing your background dancing because tomorrow night is it! Aaliyah, The Princess of R&B biopic  premieres on Lifetime at 8 PM […]

Milk Is Fuel: How To Get Your Little Athlete To Drink It!

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This post was sponsored by ‘Got Milk?’ through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about ‘Got Milk?’, all opinions are my own. My 5-year-old is always on the move. From intentional activities like soccer and ballet, to the unintentional somersaults and cartwheels down the hallway, she is […]

Heavy D, Passing Notes, and Youth

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A few days ago was the anniversary of  the death of Heavy D, the Dapper Rapper.  With his passing, I was reminded that the era of my youth is long behind me. I remember jamming to We Got Our Own Thang when I was in middle school. Man, those were the days. Boys really wanted to […]

Thanks and Giving® With Kmart & St. Jude

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This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart K-Club blogger, though all opinions are my own. Christmas is for the kids. The brand new gifts. The sparkling lights. I don’t think anyone would disagree that the best part of the holidays is watching children in awe and wonder the entire season. The first time […]

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Tough To The Core: Brawny® and Wounded Warrior Project®


I’m honored to be partnering with Brawny® to share about Wounded Warrior Project®. There have been several times in life when I’ve had to tap into my toughness. Times when I wanted to cry or give up, but instead I found the strength to push through and keep going. One time in particular, during my […]

Aaliyah, The Princess of R&B Airs Soon (and I can’t wait!)

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This is a sponsored post to promote the movie, “Aaliyah, The Princess of R&B” coming to Lifetime. “Who is the L-I-Y-A-H? “ That’s the question we all were asking back in 1994 when the late R&B singer Aaliyah came out with her song “Back & Forth”. I was in high school then and can still […]

Meet The Hard Roxtars!

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The information, gift card, gift pack and giveaway have been provided to me by Hard Rock International. No celebrity or musician has endorsed the “Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star” contest. The first time I ever visited a Hard Rock Cafe, I was a senior in high school. I had traveled with a few […]

Confidence With A Smile

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Invisalign sponsored this conversation about confidence with a smile! I was looking through family pictures the other day, and realized that I only smiled in the posed pictures. In the candids or shots that I was in the background of, I looked pensive or deep in thought. Photo after photo showed me with tight lips and […]