So let's imagine it's months before one of the biggest days of your life, your wedding day, and you realize you truly don't want to wear your mother's thirty year old bridal gown anymore. Your soon to be mother-in-law backed out of the offer to manage floral arrangements because you don't want to go with … Continue reading Meet Latoya Chambliss: The CEO Providing Blissful Solutions To Clients
Meet Beauty Maven: Amber Williams
We are less than a week away from entering the Spring season and girls & guys alike are looking for tips on how to stay up to date with their beauty routines. Tri-State area makeup artist, Amber Williams, is making sure that her clients are looking and feeling their best. Amber had a knack for … Continue reading Meet Beauty Maven: Amber Williams
Twenty Dollars To Park: The Expense of Excuses.
I was not going to go. Everything that could be a reason, in my mind, gave me a reason not to attend Orlando's biggest reunion. What should I wear? How do I introduce myself? What if I run into someone and they ask; what are you doing back in Orlando? My desire to attend the … Continue reading Twenty Dollars To Park: The Expense of Excuses.
I Know, I Can!
FACT: The only way you can become successful is to train your mind. For the past few days, I felt a bit nostalgic. Just a week ago, I was in my hometown New York City surrounded by art, culture, and diversity. If life were an ice cream sundae those are the exact ingredients I’d need … Continue reading I Know, I Can!
“What good am I if I am not me?”
Friendship, Fashion, Originality
When Life Hits The Fan
It finally hit me…Life is what you make it. There is no other way to put it. There is no guru to bring forth your desires. As helpful as they may be, all of the life coaches in the world cannot gift you with your destiny. There is no magic ball to answer the questions … Continue reading When Life Hits The Fan
I Reminisce: Summer Memories and AfroPunk 2013
Dear Summer: Thanks for an epic ending… I moved to Central Florida seven Summers ago. We have the beaches, Cinderella’s castle, great resorts and all that good stuff. Yet, sometimes all I want in the Summer months is to be able to walk down the block to the bodega to purchase my stash of Swedish Fish, … Continue reading I Reminisce: Summer Memories and AfroPunk 2013
“Giver” or “Taker” which one are you?
Over the years the desire to give to others became natural for me. I've always been an appreciative person; and I still am. Since I don't have younger siblings I often gave friends or peers the kind of support I receive from my immediate family. (By "giving" I mean anything from financial support if I … Continue reading “Giver” or “Taker” which one are you?
Film favorite: Chico and Rita
I have a new favorite film. I love anything jazz culture. This animation incorporated all three! Chico and Rita released in 2010 tells a tale of true love. Directors Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal brought art to life with this film. Am I the only one that looks at impressionism and wonders how it would be if the … Continue reading Film favorite: Chico and Rita