Why Won’t He/She just say I am Sorry

There are words we can use that will truly make someone’s day. We never know what has happened in someone’s life before we encounter them, so being a person who is mindful of that will help us in having a good day (if it started out that way) ourselves and making someone else’s better. When…

You Don’t have to Hate on Anyone Else’s “Snapback”

Ever since Beyonce had her babies, I have been seeing lots of posts and memes about her “snapback”. Yes, the girl is looking good after dropping two beautiful babies into the world, but so do you! We all have different shaped bodies and there are very few of us that go right back to our…

Celebrating Entrepreneurs: Kayla Lee

I met Kayla a few years ago when she came into the salon to get her hair done. She is a beautiful young lady with a whole lot of drive. She has a lot of ideas for making money as a college student and she goes for it every time. I watch her move on…

Just how normal is normal?

via Daily Prompt: Substandard Looking at how our world is today, it seems hard to really be able to define what substandard is. There are as many differences in us all as there are crayon colors and we are all going to have our own opinions about everything. You cannot define substandard unless you know…

5 Ways to Gain Energy for the Day

Omgoodness, this Β heat is really draining me! It is so hot here that it is hard to go out and enjoy the summer sunshine. I have so many plans to get my boys out of the house but if it stays hot like this, it may be one boring summer. Today, I woke up thinking…

The Blogger Recognition Award

I am sooo excited!!! I found out last week that I was nominated for the blogger recognition award! This is my first award. I was getting a little worried because I have been blogging for about six months and I have been watching others get two and three (maybe more). I would like to thank…

Leaving on that Midnight Train

So I recently chose to ride on a train to go to New York. I was not just attending a family member’s wedding, but this lady is my best friend and cousin. She is super special to me so I was not going to miss it. Along with the fact that she asked me to…

Party Hats

  Β  As I finally take a Sunday to do nothing but go to church and cook dinner, I reflect on how much I got done this week and prepare for the next. Yeah sure, men have a few roles to play like husbands, dads, workers, bill payers, and more, but honestly, if we were…

THE PERFECT SUMMER COOKOUT PLAYLIST

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It’s almost Independence Day beautiful people. That means bring on the slightly dangerous sparklers, ketchup and mustard-slathered hot dogs, and dramatic renditions of our beloved national anthem: TheΒ Star-Spangled Banner. If you’re looking for the perfect playlist to turn your barbecue, party, or any type of summer celebration into a…

Girl’s night is a MUST DO!

For some of us, it is not a problem to be alone. We like ourselves and the company we keep. This is not to say that we do not like being around others. It is just that we have taken the time to get to know who we are as an individual so we do…

Forgiveness is for you, not them

Only the people we truly care about can hurt us with their actions or words. And those wounds can have lasting effects that can affect us physically and emotionally for a lifetime. Maybe your mom or dad was very critical of you as a child, or even in your present they may have said hurtful…