How to Become a Twitter Rockstar at the #BlogHer15 Conference

So, you're ready to take BlogHer by storm. You have your ticket, your room, and every single outfit and pair of comfortable shoes that you own packed into one carry-on and your one personal item. However, the single most important tool that you will carry in your arsenal will be whatever you tweet from. Believe me, tweeting is practically an Olympic sport at the conference. ...more

How Can I Get Better at Fostering My Best Relationships?

On Saturday, I was reading blog posts from #NaBloPoMo and ran across a post from my friend Brandie over at Journey Of A Thousand Stitches. She was speaking about the walls that some of us build when it comes to friendships. ...more
Muwah. Your laugh is fine. I tend to snort or make a really screechy "HAR!" at the beginning. It ...more

A Cluttered Mind

Polishing My Nails

I love this. It's so hard to make time to do something for ourselves - there are so many excuses ...more

Back To the Middle #NaBloPoMo

Welcome to #NaBloPoMo or National Blog Post Month where millions of bloggers world round are going to struggle with the act of blogging from the heart each and every single day for the month of November. I’m one of those. I know that I have been presenting quite a bit of sponsored posts (of things that I love – trust that) but still....more


Sundays used to be a day of great anticipation for me. Back in the day, you know, when I was a teenager and dating Mr. Houseful, it was the GUARANTEED day that I got to see him. In person. And we would find ways to hang out with each other in those precious four or five hours that we had out of the week. Yes. Five hours of church. I go to a black church. It’s our thing. You say something about it, I may get irritated even though I fully know that I have issues with being in church that long now that I am a parent and wife. C’est la vie. ...more

Playing Hooky

Today, I geared up to get stuff done before noon, like I've been trying to do for the last couple of weeks.Instead, the beautiful weather outside kept beckoning me to come and enjoy it. And I did....more


Before I go any further, I would like you all to know that this is NOT a sponsored post. This is going to be a very raw post and one that takes a lot for me to get out....more
 @simplyjune - Thank you so much simplyjune! I appreciate your support tremendously. Even so ...more