10 DELICIOUSLY REFRESHING SUMMER DRINK RECIPES
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10 DELICIOUSLY REFRESHING SUMMER DRINK RECIPES

Looking for the perfect way to cool off on a hot day? Try a refreshing summer drink.  Whether you are relaxing by the pool or just lounging in your backyard with friends, these drinks are sure to be a hit.  So go ahead and celebrate the season by mixing up a batch or two, or three of these delicious drinks.…

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SUMMER SKINCARE TIPS FOR BLACK WOMEN
Lifestyle, Skin Care

SUMMER SKINCARE TIPS FOR BLACK WOMEN

The weather is getting hotter, and summer is fast approaching. That means most of us are baring more skin and spending lots of time outside enjoying a little fun in the sun.  During summer break, my son and I spend most of our time outdoors just frolicking around or engaging in some type of outdoor activity. But the warmer weather…

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5 Tips to Manage Stress as a Special Needs Parent
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5 Tips To Manage Stress As A Special Needs Parent

Let’s be honest, managing the stress that comes along with every day adult-life can get overwhelming at times.  So imagine adding kids into the equation.  Or better yet adding a child diagnosed with ADHD or Autism!  Have your eyes popped out of your head yet?  Let me share with you some ways to help alleviate some of the stress that…

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15 Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Guy
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15 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Guy

It is often said that Valentine’s Day is a holiday for the ladies.  This year, why not prove that stereotype wrong, and show your favorite guy just how much he means to you by purchasing a special gift just for him.  Unsure of what to get?  Scroll through for gift ideas for even the pickiest of gentlemen. What’s your favorite…

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5 Tips to Finding The Perfect Family Car
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5 Tips to Finding The Perfect Family Car

Sponsored Post Are you in the market for a new car? Car shopping can be a seemingly daunting task. Besides being a large purchase, it is also something you and your family will be using daily for years to come. This is especially true if you have kids. Being that my family and I are looking to purchase a new…

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Practical Tips To Achieve Your New Years Resolutions
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Practical Tips To Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

If you want to actually stick to and achieve your new year’s resolutions, think practical.   When you start writing out your new year’s resolutions, instead of saying things like you want to lose 75 pounds within the next 6 months or that you will join a gym and work out for one hour on a daily basis, set goals…

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Christmas Gift Guide 25 Of The Best Gifts Under $50
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Christmas Gift Guide : 25 Of The Best Gifts Under $50

Y’all, can you believe that it is almost Christmas? Yikes!  Some of you may be nearly done with your Christmas shopping while others (present company included) have barely put a dent in your Christmas shopping list. For those of you who are on a budget, and looking for ways to keep from breaking the bank this holiday season, I have…

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Five Halloween Inspired Makeup Looks to Try
Beauty, Lifestyle

Five Halloween Inspired Makeup Looks to Try

Halloween is upon us, and like me, you are probably trying to decide what type of costume and makeup you will be wearing.  When it comes to applying makeup (including Halloween makeup), I like to keep things simple. I have not made up my mind yet exactly who or what I will be dressing up as this year, but I…

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Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps Recipe
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Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps Recipe

As of late, I have been trying to choose healthier options when preparing meals for me and my family.  One of the things that I have done, is to cut back on the amount of breads and carbs that we consume.   So now when we have Taco Tuesdays, we omit the taco shells and instead opt for lettuce leaves.  This…

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fall bucket list
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My 2017 Fall Bucket List

I know I have said it before, but it bears repeating. I absolutely love the fall season.  I love the colors of fall and love to watch the leaves change colors. I am looking forward to cooler temperatures, sipping hot chocolate and snuggling under a blanket on the couch with my husband while we binge watch some of our favorite…

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Benefits of Positive Affirmations
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BENEFITS OF POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS

What is a positive affirmation?  Simply put, positive affirmations are statements that declare specific goals.  Daily affirmations motivate us and enable us to change the way that we think in a positive way. Affirmations are designed to reflect the things you want to be true in your life. Affirmations have the ability to transform our external lives by first transforming…

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My nightly self care routine
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MY NIGHTLY SELF CARE ROUTINE

For some of us, winding down each night can be a challenge.  Because we lead such busy lives, we are like that bunny that keeps going and going.  At the end of the day, we fall into bed exhausted and then wake up the next morning with brain fog to do it all over again.   Adding self-care habits to…

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Preparing Your Child for Back to School
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PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR BACK TO SCHOOL

For many of us, the school bell is about to ring and our children will be heading back to school.  Pretty soon those lazy, carefree days of summer will be over. No more staying up late or sleeping in.  Help get your kid’s school year off to a great start by establishing a school routine. To get them back into…

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Fun Summer Staycation Ideas for Your Family
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FUN SUMMER STAYCATION IDEAS FOR YOUR FAMILY

No finances for a vacation this year? Well, how about a staycation. What if I told you that you don’t have to leave your home town in order to have a relaxing and fun-filled vacation this summer.  There are plenty of things to do in your city or neighborhood. How about doing something a little bit different this year by…

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Why You Should Follow A Morning Routine
Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW A MORNING ROUTINE

Does your morning start off hectic each day? Does it seem as if you never get as much accomplished as you’d like to each day?  Do you often forget to complete specific tasks? Maybe there are days when you feel completely overwhelmed.  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you could certainly benefit from a morning routine.…

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