Book Review: Colored People-A Memoir By Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

  One Sunday I met with my cousin for lunch at D’Bronx Pizza down on 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. After we said our goodbyes, I was anxious to get across the street to one of my favorite bookstores in the city, Prosperos. I think my husband and I discovered this little spot, ohContinue reading “Book Review: Colored People-A Memoir By Henry Louis Gates, Jr.”

Mommy Struggles: Living Up To Our Mother’s Expectations

My house is a mess. It seems that I clean up one room and the next gets messy. Then magically, while the house is getting dirty, a mountainous pile of laundry has appeared out of thin air. It’s a never ending battle! Yet, week after week, while still working on my shops Blu-83 Vintage andContinue reading “Mommy Struggles: Living Up To Our Mother’s Expectations”

Why Non-Entrepreneurs Will Never Understand You

Back when I graduated in 2006, from College the term entrepreneur was something foreign to me. As an elective I took this class on Entrepreneurship. I had been taught that you go to school, get a job and work doing something you may hate for the rest of your life (or whatever job paid well).Continue reading “Why Non-Entrepreneurs Will Never Understand You”

Loosing Grandma’s House, Gaining Treasures

  The ladder part of 2018 really got to me for real on an emotional level. I started loosing direction as far as what I was doing business wise and started trying to think too much. I know some of you maybe wondering why I fell off the face of the earth and stopped bloggingContinue reading “Loosing Grandma’s House, Gaining Treasures”

Halloween Then Vs. Now

I was born in the 80’s. A carefree time where life consisted of Smurf Cartoons in the morning and watching Ninja Turtles when I got home from school. Recess was the highlight of my school day. Being an only child wasn’t lonely for me all the time. I made up imaginary worlds, drove my dollsContinue reading “Halloween Then Vs. Now”

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. More specifically recognized on October 15. This is a subject I know all too well, unfortunately. My husband and I have 5 angel babies, 4 miscarriages and one stillborn son. Loss is a odd thing. People will say all kinds of things that are supposed to beContinue reading “Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month”

When God Leads You Somewhere Else

I started off this year with this idea for my second fiction novel. I had been setting goals and deadlines for myself, as all good writers do. I plotted and tied. Then I wrote. Then researched. I got to the end of the first four chapters and just couldn’t go any further. Something just wasn’tContinue reading “When God Leads You Somewhere Else”