Dear Women of Color

Dear Women of Color

I can honestly say, it has been a great year for Women Of Color. I am so proud to see how Women of Color have excelled in their respective fields. Whether it's politically, at the corporate level, entertainment industry or entrepreneurship, we are killing it! I am so proud to be a black woman in 2018.

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Family Staycation at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore

Family Staycation at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore

It feels good to get away and relax with no stress about work or other priorities. That is exactly what we did last week at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Baltimore! We had our first family staycation at this beautiful hotel and we loved it. We spent one day and one night relaxing, recharging and spending quality time together. 

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BALTIMORE Soul food Sessions The Table is Set: A four-city tour served with a Coke

BALTIMORE Soul food Sessions The Table is Set: A four-city tour served with a Coke

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Soul food Sessions The Table is Set: A four-city tour served with a Coke event in Baltimore Maryland. If you are not familiar, Soul Food Sessions is a nonprofit started in 2017 to break stereotypes and enhance opportunities for African American chefs. Soul Food Sessions offers a unique dining experience that features African American chefs' diverse culinary skills.

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THE BOLDEN SQUAD

THE BOLDEN SQUAD

My family means the absolute world to me. I thank God every day that I can wake up to an amazing, faithful and loving husband and a daughter that is full of life, love, and joy. On this Father's Day, I reflect on how important daddy/daughter relationships are.

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3 Ways I Stay Motivated When Running My Business

3 Ways I Stay Motivated When Running My Business

I can’t believe it has been a year since I left my corporate job to start my business. I am not going to lie, this year is flying by!! The main reason why this year is going by so fast is because I literally have been on the move. My business has been non-stop, in a great way! Running a business is not easy, and there’s days when I question myself and what I am doing, but I keep pushing and I stay motivated.  

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TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 2: Animal Kingdom

TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 2: Animal Kingdom

The Animal Kingdom is definitely one of our favorite parks. Aria loves to visit the African Safari! This is definitely a must see ride/attraction for the kids! They will love getting up close and personal with some of their favorite animals!

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TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 3: DISNEY HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 3: DISNEY HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

On our second Day at Disney, we had the opportunity to explore Disney Hollywood studios! This is one of my favorite parks because this is where you will spot all of your favorite characters!

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TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 4: Epcot

TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 4: Epcot

In this post, I will be recapping our day at Epcot! Epcot is definitely one of the favorites for adults! We started with dinner at the Living Seas, which was really nice intimate private dinner for the Disney Moms Group! The kids got to gather and watch the fish and sharks swim up close and personal!

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TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 5: Disney Springs

 TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS Part 5: Disney Springs

We ended the trip by visiting Disney Springs. We had dinner at Honecomin’ (which was AMAZING) and then we took the kids to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique!

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Living Simply

Living Simply

I am so excited for this upcoming Memorial Day weekend!! My family is coming into town from Philadelphia and we will be hosting a cookout at our local park here in Baltimore!

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Loving the skin I am in- Wacoal Bra Shopping Experience

Loving the skin I am in- Wacoal Bra Shopping Experience

So I just have to tell you guys how I am definitely feeling myself in my new underwear!! A few weeks ago, I went into Macy’s to have a professional bra fitting. I have been in search for new undergarments that will offer me comfort, support and style!

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Ready for Spring- OshKosh

Ready for Spring- OshKosh

Spring is right around the corner and we are counting down the days until Easter, Easter egg hunts, and Easter baskets!! I told myself that I will not wait until the last minute to make Aria's Easter basket, so we ventured to our local candy store to pick up some goodies to taste test some goodies to add to the list for the Easter bunny!

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Our Disney World and Disney Cruise Vacation vacation was AMAZING

Our Disney World and Disney Cruise Vacation vacation was AMAZING

I am coming off of an AMAZING trip to Disney with the Disney Social Media Mom Celebration (#DisneySMMC). This conference is an exclusive trip put on by Disney’s PR Team where they invite about 100 social media influencers to experience all that Disney has to offer, PLUS learn how to grow their businesses with amazing social media and business breakout sessions.

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#BOLDENBEAUTIFUL ONYX BOX

#BOLDENBEAUTIFUL ONYX BOX

The day is here!! I am so excited to share with you; my FIRST collaboration with ONYX BOX!! If you do not know what ONYX BOX  is, it is the first all-in-one beauty subscription box dedicated to Black Women. The box mixes beauty, hair, skin and sometimes fashion accessories in one box each month. I am so honored and excited that they reached out to me to curate my own box for my audience!!!

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OLD NAVY HOLIDAY PARTY STYLE

OLD NAVY HOLIDAY PARTY STYLE

I can't believe we are less than a week away from Christmas! As you know from my last post, Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I love spending time with my family and celebrating this amazing holiday.

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TOP 10 GIFTS IDEAS TO GET YOUR JET SETTING FRIEND

TOP 10 GIFTS IDEAS TO GET YOUR JET SETTING FRIEND

So Christmas is right around the corner, and it's the second week of December and I have traveled to five cities already! I must admit, I travel-ALOT, and every time I travel I think of items I wish I had that would make traveling better. So I have compiled a list of my top ten gift ideas that would be perfect for your jet-setting friend! 

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DSW-THERE'S NO WRONG WAY TO HOLIDAY

DSW-THERE'S NO WRONG WAY TO HOLIDAY

Christmas is my favorite time of the year! I LOVEEEE it!  My family has always been very big on Christmas and all of our many traditions. I think I believed in Santa until I was 10 years old haha. My parents did it all for me and my little sister, so it is without question that Ernest and I are doing the same for Aria.

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MY DISNEY EXPERIENCE & Top Tips for Planning your Trip

MY DISNEY EXPERIENCE & Top Tips for Planning your Trip

I think I am still on a high from visiting Disney! It was an amazing experience, to say the least, and I definitely want to go back again and again. Before I tell you about my experience, let me give you the backstory on how this trip came about!

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GOOD EATS: IDA B'S TABLE

GOOD EATS: IDA B'S TABLE

Last week, I visited Ida B's Table for the first time on a brunch date with my friend Tia of Fourone-Oh Blog! We had brunch at a new Baltimore restaurant called Ida B's Table! This new Baltimore Restaurant is a modern soul food location that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

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