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Life + Styles, The Dressing Room

Life + Style: What They Don’t Tell You About Blogging and Three Things I’ve Learned On This Journey

It’s crazy, but I’m still getting disapproval stares from people who find out I blog. For goodness sake, its’s 2020 and blogging is still a thing. Everyday, people take to the web seeking to get questions answered by real people. And that’s really how I started blogging nearly a decade ago.

Life + Styles

Life + Style: How to Picnic Safely and In Style During Global Pandemic 

I get it!  You are craving fresh air and human interaction. I am too! This has been  my problem every weekend during this pandemic. One of the options that has allowed  me to safely see my good friend and get out of the house has been enjoying a picnic. If you’re thinking about throwing down …

Life + Styles

Life + Style : Five Things I’ve Learned in 2020 (So Far)

2020 has been a wild ride. The kind of ride at the county fair that hasn’t been inspected and now I want my money back. From the pandemic to the protests against police brutality, it’s been emotionally exhausting.  But this year hasn’t been all about frustration and loss. I gained a few lessons and learned …

Life + Styles

The Price Report: Three Benefits of Having a Mentor As You Navigate the Early Stages of Your Career

You graduated from college and landed your first job! Congratulations! Now, you’re entering your career field, but navigating the industry isn’t easy. You have a lot of questions and no one to turn to for guidance. That was me almost 10 years ago in the early stages of my career. I had the skills to …

Life + Styles, The Dressing Room

Life + Style: Five Tips to Practice Self-Care After a Stressful Day at Work

  Believe it or not some people are still going in to work and I’m one of them.  My job is traditionally fast paced, creating a high stress environment. I have multiple daily deadlines and I meet most people at the worst time in their life or when they’re experiencing a really rough day. I’m used …

Ooh La La TV

VIDEO: Five Thrifted Looks I Plan to Wear to Work This Week

I’ve been thrifting now for about 10 years. I started early in my television career and I wasn’t making a lot of money. Think doctor’s residency. So, I was broke, BROKE! But I needed clothes for work. I couldn’t wear the same dress every week. The people at home would notice and some of them …

The Dressing Room, Trend Alert

Trend Alert: How to Wear Dresses with Sneakers , Perfect Summer Style Combination

Sneakers and stilettos are two of my favorite things, but lately I’ve been ditching the heels for my Nike’s and Converse. Here’s the catch-I’m wearing my sneakers with smock dresses and other frilly frocks. Apparently, this combo is trending, but I’ve been on the wave for a few years. Sneakers have really evolved over the …

Beauty, STYLE GUIDE

Beauty Bag: Six Drugstore Favorites , Plus how to get a free gift from CVS in July

I’m now the lady that does a lot of her shopping at the drugstore. It’s bad, y’all! I’m in CVS at least two or three times a week. Since I joined the Beauty Club , became a Care Pass Member, and started getting Extra Care Bucks on the regular, I started to pick up almost …