Surviving & Thriving Jazz Fest Weekend’s

My favorite part of The Cosby Show was at the end of the episode when they would walk over to the record player and static would ensue before the jazz would began to play. Who didn’t idolize Claire Huxtable? She was and is everything to me; she is the epitome of class, grace, and beauty with a pinch of “I am not the one.” She and Dr. Huxtable introduced me to … Continue reading Surviving & Thriving Jazz Fest Weekend’s

35 Life Lessons Life Life Has Taught Me: Straight No Chaser

I made it to another year! In honor of my 35th birthday I decided to share 35 lessons life has taught me. Normally I go into to details give stories but not this post. These are straight no chaser just like I have my drinks every now and again! Here they go: You do not get to take a day off from being Black. Walls … Continue reading 35 Life Lessons Life Life Has Taught Me: Straight No Chaser

Level Up 2K19: Maintaing Changes As A Result Of Changing Your Mindset

Every new year people create resolutions. I personally don’t believe in new year’s resolutions because I know it takes more than the day on the calendar to sustain a resolution. I do however believe in growing and creating changes in your life to better yourself and to help manifest your “level up” moment.  Here are four different ways of thinking to help me maintain changes … Continue reading Level Up 2K19: Maintaing Changes As A Result Of Changing Your Mindset

What The Hell is Self-Care?

Everybody is talking about self-care! I don’t know if it is a trend or the times have caused us to look at mental health more closely. Self- care is doing anything intentionally that makes you feel good: physically, mentally or emotionally as well as protecting your peace. Even corporations are focusing on wellness, employees can get incentives to work out, and eat healthy. My job … Continue reading What The Hell is Self-Care?

The QuEEn’s Famous Apple Fritters

When my son was younger (he’s almost 13L) we would do all the essential New England fall activities. A favorite being apple picking, I would use those apples and make apple fritters. My youngest niece is one so were all starting fall traditions with her! My son that has been too cool decided he wanted to go apple picking with us, until the last minute … Continue reading The QuEEn’s Famous Apple Fritters

Black Women Are Not Angry: We Are Lemonade Connoisseurs

We’ve all heard the metaphor turning lemons into lemonade before but the truth of the matter is no one is better at turning lemons into lemonade than Black Women. We are professionals at turning totally fucked up, unfair, and bleak circumstances into the most magnificent source of light. We are educated like never before, we are financially stable than ever before, we are showing up … Continue reading Black Women Are Not Angry: We Are Lemonade Connoisseurs