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5 Great Films That Are Coming After Star Wars

ToyStory455d279df2bd19 Unless you live under a rock, you know that yesterday was Force FridayStar Wars geeks around the globe spent all night (and day) scouting out, hunting down, and paying for all kinds of memorabilia surrounding the upcoming December release of the film.  I get it.  But Star Wars isn’t the ONLY great film that Read more »

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The Scarf That Fights Cancer

Hi-Res SJ scarf

I hate cancer. I actually hated it LONG before my own diagnosis, but now I totally despise it. NOTHING makes me happier than hearing the plans of those who want to find a cure. To that end, Chico’s has just announced the launch of this limited-edition scarf. The scarf is designed by a chick that I have long admired, artist and entrepreneur Sheila Johnson. It supports Stand Up To Cancer, a program of Read more »

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The National Urban League Conference in Ft Lauderdale

Disclosure: I’m serving as a Toyota Brand Ambassador during the conference. Toyota has provided my registrations, along with a vehicle loan, some activities, meals, and incidentals. All opinions are my own.


A few weeks ago, the National Urban League rolled into town with their National Conference.  I was invited to attend as a Toyota Ambassador.  What a fun time!  Four full days of political, business and community leaders coming together.  The theme this year was Save Our Cities and nearly every workshop and plenary was focused on how we can better Read more »

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Sean John Taps Lebron’s Boys for Campaign


Sean John announces the launch of their Fall/Holiday 2015 ad campaign, entitled Dream Big, the brand’s longstanding mantra. While this campaign, debuting later this month, features young influencers living out their dreams in their professional endeavors, they’ve also tapped the sons of Lebron James and Carmelo Anthony.

Coined as the Little Dreamers, Read more »

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Que Sera, Sera!

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One would think that this day couldn’t get past me without some sort of reaction.  Truth is, until I checked TimeHop this morning, I hadn’t given it a thought.  It’s been two  years to the day since my diagnosis.  Think about this:  I’ve staved off cancer TWICE in the last two years.  I’ve had more hospitalizations that I can even remember.  I’ve had surgery and a brain bleed and multiple blood clots and this and that and the other.  But that’s NOT my story today.  My story and truth today Read more »

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The Annual Father/Daughter Vacay Hits Cancun!


My Dad and I vacation every year together.  Is it challenging?  Yes.  Is it stressful?  Yes.  Is it wayyy too much togetherness?  Yes.  But, is it worth it?  YES!

This year, we spent a week at Moon Place Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico.  We had a FABULOUS time!  While I had been there before, it was his first visit.  I had worried that he wouldn’t enjoy himself, but it was all for naught.  He is already talking about going back!  Even the Read more »

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RocksBox Rocks!

Disclosure:  I received a complimentary RocksBox subscription.  All opinions are my own!


So, I’ll be real honest–I wasn’t completely sure about RocksBox.  The concept seemed too simple to even be true–one can borrow jewelry, 3 pieces at a time.  It comes directly to your door and includes the return label and envelope.  It’s kinda like Netflix for jewelry.   Okay, so what kind of jewelry is this?  I was thinking that it was all for Read more »

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