Life+Styles: Celebrating My 10 Year Class Reunion at Tuskegee University

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 · No Comments

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It was almost two weeks ago, but I’m still reliving Tuskegee University’s Homecoming.  I celebrated my 10 year class reunion. It was such an awesome experience to go back to a place I called home for many years. Mother Tuskegee is so dear to my heart. The memories are unforgettable , the experience is invaluable , and the education is unmatched.  My time at Tuskegee really laid the foundation of my adult life and I’m grateful for every bit of it. Check out some of the new memories I created on my recent trip to Tuskegee, AL as I celebrated Tuskegee University’s 2016  Homecoming. #TUHC16 Continue Reading »

Life + Style: Three Things I Learned About Myself After Losing My Precious Dog

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 · No Comments

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It’s been 365 days since I’ve been separated from my six year old Lizzy Lou. She’s a Shih Tzu- Bichon mix. She’s absolutely adorable and has a personality to boot. She went missing October 4th, 2015 and its been driving me up the wall ever since. Continue Reading »

Life + Styles: I Finally Made a Trip to the Birmingham Museum of Art and Loved It

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 · No Comments

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Sweeties, don’t you love art work and learning about new culture? All of which can find on display at art museums. I always imagined I would love it, but it wasn’t until recently that I found out just how dope this place could really be. I had never been to an art museum until last month. Shhhhhhhh , don’t tell anyone. I can’t believe it either. About two weeks ago I crossed it off my list of things I need to do before I kick the bucket. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: Never Doubt Your Greatness

Thursday, March 10, 2016 · No Comments

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“Never doubt your greatness.”

It took me nearly 30 years to realize I’m great. For three decades I second guessed my potential. That’s entirely too long, to doubt yourself. I shared my story with about 25 4th graders last week at a female summit for 4th-8th grade girls.

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Style Guide: My Top Five Favorite Looks of 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015 · No Comments

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2015 was filled with some fabulous fashion moments and one fashion faux pas (same dress, different girls). Certainly there were more highs than oh no’s. Here are my top five favorite fashion moments of 2015. Continue Reading »

Reflections: Five Things I Will Miss Most About Rochester

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 · No Comments

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I can’t believe it’s been a week since my beau loaded my two-seater and I made the 14 hour drive to Alabama from Rochester. I was so ready to hit the road, because I had already got a late start, but maybe I should have slowed down and took everything in one last time.

Now that I’ve had time to reflect, I can definitely say I miss the life I created in Rochester. Among the many bright spots and brilliant people I came across in the Flower City, there are some things that standout and worth remembering. Here are some of the things I will miss the most. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: There’s Nothing Ugly About My Christmas Sweater

Sunday, December 13, 2015 · No Comments

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Let me channel my inner Beyonce while I scream, “Cause we like to party, ay!” This weekend some of my favorite things came together and it made for an amazing night. My coworkers and fellow journalists celebrated my promotion at what’s become our annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party. There were tons of laughs, plenty of wine poured, and of course we posed for pics like it was prom night. Continue Reading »

Life + Style: The Next Chapter

Friday, December 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

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Someone please cue Kanye West’s “Homecoming,” because I’m coming home again. Y’all I’m leaving Rochester, NY and headed back to Birmingham, AL. I can’t believe it’s been two years since I moved to this city, where I knew absolutely no one. Not a Facebook friend. Not a sister-best friend- brother. Not. A. Soul. Scary, right? I made it through, with plenty of stories to tell. But the next chapter of my life story is taking me back down south. Continue Reading »