They Said Hair Grease Was Horrible, But I’m Not Giving It Up…

I hail from the straightening comb and hair grease era. In my Mom’s mind, my  hair wasn’t presentable to the world unless it was straight, shining and slick with grease. As a teenager, I would have my hair relaxed and immediately after drying my hair, the first thing to be done was “grease” my hair.…

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

Originally posted on The Art of Blogging:
Do you want to be a successful blogger? Do ideas for posts randomly pop into your head whenever, wherever? Do you think about ways to improve your blog? How to write more? Better? Faster? Do you study what the most successful bloggers have done to get to where…

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Nail Rehab

Hello 911, my nails are dying!!! Long, carefully sculpted and a piece of art. Words that would describe my Ballerina nails over the Spring season. Short, disturbingly stunted, bare and weak. Words that would describe the current state of my Summer nails. Sad, how did I get here!!! My nails were perfect. I feel the…

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You Grow, Girl!!

I recently visited my best friends mom, Mrs. Anne, to support her during a difficult time and she insisted that we visit her backyard garden. Simply amazing. You can tell when someone enjoys what they do. Her garden was grown with LOVE. You know I had to whip out my camera and take pictures. I…

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Living My Life Like It’s Golden…

I went shopping for a dress to wear for Afternoon Tea at the Kingbird inside of the The Watergate Hotel. I found this dress for $24.99 at Olive Ole and I fell in love with the color!! This dress was serving Honey Mustard goodness, however, when I got it home to put it on, I…

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Short and Sweet

I was very surprised when I went to the hair braiding salon and the braid technician was able to grip my short hair to give me box braids. I was also pleasantly surprised when I took out my braids and I had still had HAIR!! My edges were still intact and my hair grew out…

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One Day or Day One

Have you made that decision yet? “One Day” means some day in the future. “One day I’ll visit Spain.” The deeper meaning though is that it’s never going happen; it’s wishful thinking. The person waiting for one day is not doing anything to make it happen. “One day” never comes. “Day One” means the first…

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What is Style?

  Personal Style Is Curiosity About Oneself -Iris Apfel Iris Apfel is a demi-god. With Coke bottle glasses, jewelry that weighs more than she does, and an overall flee-market-slash-desert-bazaar-chic look, it’s easy to acknowledge that the woman is brimming with style wisdom. A bible could be written with Iris Apfel quotes, what with her determination…

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Branding and Growth, Day One: Set Three Goals

Ive been blogging for about two months now and Ive become so aware of how much work it takes to maintain a successful blog. It is truly difficult; but when blogging is your passion and you are fulfilled each time you post, then the work needed becomes a rewarding challenge. I went into blogging with…

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