The Blend Book

So. I recently read the book “Blend: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family” by Mashonda Tifrere. Not familiar with Mashonda Tifrere? Well basically: Mashonda was married to rapper Swizz Beatz. They welcomed one son. They were married for 6 years. Towards the end of the marriage, Swizz Beatz began dating singer, Alicia…

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Happy Birthday Grandaddy Pat

  I was fortunate enough to have grown up with all four of my grandparents. We each had a unique bond, but I had an even closer bond with my paternal grandfather. Grandaddy Pat. My Grandaddy Pat had dark, smooth skin. He used Noxzema every day and made sure he had cherry chapstick in his…

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All I Want For Christmas Is….

Youuuuuuuuuuu…. Yeah right!! All I Want For Christmas Is The Following: Brahmin Bag Facial and Massage Lush Bath Products Fendi Hosiery Oval Makeup Brush Set Roses (luxury roses in particular) Freres Branchiaux Candles Bond No. 9 Perfume Nixon Watch 360 Lace Frontal Unit M.A.C. C-Thru Lip Glass WINE Bloomingdales “Little Brown Bag” Umbrella Money, Money, Money,…

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How I Survived Summer Camps in DC for under $100 for the ENTIRE SUMMER

As summer camp season draws to a close, I must share with you details about the gem we call South East Tennis And Learning Center (SETLC). Every year (in February, to be exact), my husband and I are logged into the DC Parks and Recreation portal armed and ready to take down other parents as…

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Successful Career or Happy Family Life?

Is it possible to have both… I recently participated in a discussion with my sister-in-law regarding a really interesting topic. Is it possible for a woman to have it all? Is it possible to balance a successful executive career and maintain a joyous family life? She believes it’s not possible, I however, believe it’s definitely…

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