Life + Style: Stop Apologizing for Your Greatness

Thursday, September 27, 2018 · No Comments

How many times this week have you apologized? Just think about it. I bet it’s a lot or more than you realized. As women we apologize too much. We apologize for really small things like being too busy to attend a friend’s gathering and we apologize for big things, like our greatness. That’s major. We are constantly dimming our light, with the goal to not shine too bright and make someone else uncomfortable. That has to stop. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: Chapter 34 , A Year of Growth and Grace

Thursday, June 21, 2018 · No Comments

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It’s JDay! It’s my birthday,an opportunity to reflect on the past year of my life and repair anything that needs a little TLC, in order to make this year of life, my best. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: Topgolf Charlotte- What I Wore and What I Ate, PLUS, Kimonos are Undefeated Again

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 · No Comments

 

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Spring? Any day, now! Seriously, we’ve been experiencing the longest winter ever and I’m O.V.E.R. it. The gloomy Saturday this past weekend, reminded me of the good time I had under some very cloudy skies in Charlotte, while visiting my baby brother. I figured this was the perfect time to give you all a rundown on the rest of my visit since my past weekend wasn’t as eventful. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: City Chic in Charlotte with Family

Monday, April 2, 2018 · No Comments

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I’m fresh off my family mini vacation to visit my baby brother in Charlotte and I seriously need a vacation to regroup from the first vacation. While I try to get myself together, let me tell you about my trip. Continue Reading »

Life + Styles: Three Reason Why It’s Okay to Say “No”

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 · No Comments

 
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It’s okay to say NO! I’ve been preaching this all 2017 and I’m going to continue to spread the gospel this year. I’m coming from the Book of I’m tired and sometimes busy, so I don’t have the time. You never read that in the good book? Well, let me tell you about it. If you allow it, people will run you down. Don’t let them. Tell them NO. Respectfully, of course.

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Life + Style: Taking on Life’s Lessons with Style and Grace

Friday, March 9, 2018 · 2 Comments

 

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Sweeties,

Friday is finally here and I’m so glad this work week is ending. From  covering heartbreak and grief to celebrating  my friends career move, this week has truly been an emotional roller coaster. I’ve experienced a share of both ups and downs that helped me a appreciate a lot about life. I’ve laughed, smiled , and felt sadness. It’s hard trying to juggle all of the emotions.  In these last five days, I’ve recognized that life is short, the importance of having compassion for others, celebrating the success of other, and how exploring new opportunities can be so scary. Continue Reading »

Life + Style:Three Things I learned from Working Weekends

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 · No Comments

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Sweeties,

I’ve worked weekends since 2013. For nearly five years my Saturday’s and Sunday’s have involved me sharing the stories of amazing people in Western, New York and Central, Alabama. Working weekends is a part of the job, almost a right of passage in the broadcast business. At some point in your career you must work weekends. If you’re a seasoned journalist and you never worked weekends, HOW? Cub reporters, your time is coming. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: Five Tips to Maximize Your Time and Crush Your Goals this Month

Thursday, February 1, 2018 · No Comments

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It’s finally February. It seemed like we would never get out of January, but we are here and it’s time to make the most of your time over these next 28 days. Get out of the hamster on a wheel mentality, where you’re constantly moving but going no where. It’s time to start crushing your goals. It’s time to start getting things you want out of life and here are five ways to help you maximize your time and achieve your goals this month. Continue Reading »