How to Create Your 2016 New Year’s Vision Board

Bring in the new year's right with your own vision or dream board. Know what you want and own it. Seeing is believing! Create your own 2016 dream and vision board.

I’m an Admissions Advisor for an online school. One of the things I like to do is interview my students to find out what their goals really are in life. So I do start by asking, “What are your personal goals, and then we’ll dive into your career goals”. You’ll be amazed that over 90% […]

Southern Shrimp Omelet

If you want a change of pace for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, try this southern version of an omelet by just adding in shrimp recipe.

Another amazing Saturday. Home from work for the weekend, so I decided to make yet again another omelet. Going off my theme of shrimp (plenty left over), I decided to make a shrimp omelet. If you’re good at making omelets, this is just as simple. Swap out your favorite meat for shrimp! See, easy. For […]

Vietnamese (Shrimp) Spring Rolls

If you want a fresh, vegetarian recipe, try out these shrimp spring rolls. They are easy to make and great snacks for you and the kids.

I’m a Thai Food fanatic …. In fact, the other week I went to my favorite restaurant in Oak Park, Mama Thai. It’s just a nice, quiet environment, with good food and friendly service. Chicago has some great restaurants, but the low-key area is downtown Oak Park! I’d just gotten back in town the night […]

19 Amazing Last Minute Gift Ideas for Your BFF for Under $30

Do you need some last minute gift ideas for your best friend or any woman in your life? Check out these 19 great items from Sass N Frass, Stella Dot, and Amazon.

With work and kids, we are so busy that at times our best friend’s gifts come at the last minute on our to-do list. So no matter if it’s Christmas, their birthday, or a just because gift, these 19 amazing last minute gifts will warm her heart. And the best part is that they are […]

Easy Cheesy Shrimp and Grits

Easy Cheesy Shrimp and Grits. For an easy, warm anytime meal, try this Cheesy Shrimp and Grits recipe.

One of my favorite dishes is cheesy shrimp and grits. I just came back from New Orleans, and it’s a classic, everyday breakfast item down there. What’s great about it is that it’s not just for breakfast (like for most people, you do enjoy breakfast for dinner anyway). To some, it sounds complicated, but I […]

15 Amazing Quotes by Black Women You Can Trust In

Need a bit of inspiration? Check out these 15 amazing quotes by black women you can trust in.

Every woman should have another female they can go and talk to – no matter the age. For me, it’s my mom and best friend. My mom, of course, is wise, but far from kind. She’s going to tell it like it is, no matter how it makes me feel. And sometimes, that’s ok because […]

Top 80 Romantic R&B Hits from the 90’s and Beyond

This Sweetest Day have these Top 80 Romantic R&B Hits ready to play.

  Sweetest Day is around the corner and I know you want to get the mood set in your home. Below I have some of the best romantic R&B hits from the 90’s until today. Now I did sneak in a few oldies but goodies, so don’t knock me… these hits are still da’ bomb! […]