December 8, 2017

Along with building her confidence every day, Jennifer has fit a lot into her 43 years: a single mom at 21, 7 years in the military, being a personal trainer, and a successful corporate career. At this tender age of 40’s are the new 30’s, she’s embarking on the new life of entrepreneur with her own consulting firm. Plus between army abs, a lovely daughter, and great career,…


African owned: Omolewa Cosmetics

November 11, 2017

Makeup mogul is not on my resume but it’s on Irene’s. She’s a mom of 2, a makeup artist, and she has her own makeup line called Omolewa. Darker skin toned ladies needed more options, so she decided to create a makeup line that would help. Ballsy and brave! She’s African, and multicultural African – she’s Nigerian AND Ghanian. And she’s also American. So she has a few…


Personal style at 61!

November 3, 2017

We women are so interesting, and fun, and vivacious! It’s so easy to make assumptions about other women when we don’t know them, but once we start talking to each other, we find that we have so many similarities that we can bond over. Sharman is 61, an ex-judge and lawyer, and now an entrepreneur. Despite our age difference we have common likes, and because of our age…


Sometimes we talk about our back fat…and other body issues

October 12, 2017

So this VERY intriguing and informative video started out as an interview with my friend Sherry about her mom life and beauty experiences, but somehow MORPHED into this candid confession and explanation about our back fat and body “things”. There is also the blog gem about her avid use of spanx(interview here), which is very important to read because well, sometimes we just need to tuck stuff in.…


Stay loose with your style

October 9, 2017
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I love these polka dot jeans, and denim in general. If you’re buying jeans, shoes, bags etc…that aren’t plain colored wear them like they’re plain colored. For example, “I could NEVER pull off yellow boots Mandy!” Yes, you could. Just treat them like you were wearing black boots. Replace bright colors, polka jeans, printed purses as your black/staple piece. Everything will fall into place, even polka dots! In…

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Turning on your personal style

September 19, 2017
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You’re beautiful on the inside but you just don’t know how to make it shine on the outside? You see yourself as this fierce diva in your head, like say, Queen of Dragons, but you don’t think the Khaleesi outfits will translate at your office? (I MAY have a slight Game of Thrones obsession) No one would even believe your style icons because you sooo don’t look like…


Lift your sisters up

September 13, 2017
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Women stupidly inflict guilt on each other. It’s so stupid, and yet so rampant that I need to talk about it. Say for instance, Sofia is a stay-at-home mom, and Solange works at a nice paying corporate gig. They’re both stressed, because really none of those jobs are easy. But in conversation Solange says to Sofia, “you’re so lucky, you get to stay home all day long.” Sofia…



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