Doesn't it seem like every public figure is writing a book these days? From Arianna Huffington to LaLa Anthony to T.D. Jakes to Steve Harvey. It's hard to know which ones are strictly publicity stunts and which ones are truly worth your time and money. After catching T.D. Jakes on Oprah's Lifeclass last May sharing his experience writing Instinct, I literally bought … [Read more...] about Smart People: T.D. Jakes and “Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive”
Every couple of months I daydream about having taken an alternate path with this blogging thing. What if, instead of becoming a conference producer and marketing network owner and business coach, I focused on my actual blog instead? I really tried to keep up my lifestyle blog but the other stuff kept taking precedence. Still, I wonder what it would be like if I had poured all … [Read more...] about My Fave Blogs These Days
Maybe the best place to start is to tell The Annie Story. My younger sister looooved the movie Annie when she was a toddler. What little girl in the 80’s didn’t? Our mom had gotten us the record (remember those?) and she played it over and over singing away at all of the favorites. I was just 7 years old when my sis celebrated her 4th birthday and I remember her party in … [Read more...] about Sound Is About More Than Hearing: A Personal Story via @CochlearUS
Lately, it seems that more and more friends and family are stressed out by the prospect of meal planning and prep. I have no idea when I became the go-to person for this subject, but alas! I've had about a half a dozen of these convos in the last week or two. Really, my process has evolved from elaborate to minimalist, but always existent, nonetheless. I've said it before and … [Read more...] about What’s for Dinner: Week of 5.2
CRAZYTOWN. I was nominated for three Iris Awards®. Pinch me! The Iris Awards® honors the parent blogging community and its body of work throughout the year. The Awards recognize the finest expressions in art, commentary, commerce, philanthropy, ideas and connections, all the while celebrating the emerging industry created by its pioneers and leaders. Through the act of … [Read more...] about That Time I Was Nominated for 3 Iris Awards®. Like, WHOA.