I’m so honored to announce that I’m an ambassador for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Carry Forward 5k! This amazing race, traditionally ran in person, is going VIRTUAL this year! That’s right, you can show your support for our veterans by running/walking your 5k at your local park with your family and friends! CLICK HERE to Register for the CARRY FORWARD 5K I Carry For … Continue reading Support the Wounded Warrior Project – Carry Forward 5k
New Year, New Goals! The Blogger Xchange team asked Alex, of Lex What Wear, and me to speak to bloggers about setting goals to build their brands. Y’all know I love to help bloggers (and want-to-be bloggers) get into the game. Setting tangible goals to build your brand is the best way for you to get success. We met at The Lab Nashville, had tasty … Continue reading Goal Setting for the New Year with the Blogger Xchange
Paris 1900: City of Entertainment at the Frist Art Museum is one of the most interesting exhibits that I thought I’ve never like! Seriously, an exhibit about old school Paris seemed to be kinda boring. But, from the layout of the exhibit to the individual pieces, I was immediately engaged in the story of a city that grew as quickly as Nashville is growing right now!
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Get geeked, get geeked, it’s homecoming WEEK! Well, it’s homecoming SEASON all across the nation. Most know that homecoming is a time for colleges and high schools to welcome back former students and Alumni. But, an HBCU homecoming is a special thing, Black people just have a way of making things EXTRA fun!
We swag-surf, we eat fish sandwiches, we live for the band, and we are SO stylish! I’m an HBCU Alum (Tennessee State University – GO TIGERS!) and I know the excitement! Check out one of my fave HOMECOMING fashion posts below:
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I’m excited to be a media partner for the Art Deco Affair benefitting the Frist Art Museum. Proceeds from The Art Deco Affair Support the care and maintenance of the Frist Art Museum’s historic Art Deco Building!
Did you know the Frist used to be Nashville’s main post office. This well-loved location was refurbished to house traveling art exhibits. It’s one of a very few museums of its kind. The well respected institution has housed collection only seen in Americas biggest cities. Every season the staff work tirelessly to find exhibits and create experiences that help widen our understanding of creativity. This initiative allows Nashville residents to enjoy a plethora of amazing art in a consistent basis. Continue reading “EVENT: The Art Deco Affair”
It’s safe to say that the Frist Museum is one of my favorite places in Nashville. So, when the team invited to get a preview of the new Chaos and Awe Exhibit I was more than hype to take a visit!
Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century
Located in the Ingram Gallery, downstairs, the Chaos and Awe Exhibit is open to the public from now until September 16th, 2018. From the museum’s website, the Exhibit is described as,
“… a sweeping survey of contemporary art from around the world, celebrates paint’s capacity to weave together images of physical reality, memories, emotions, and the virtual world”
Y’all, you gonna feel all the emotions and take all the selfies in front of these amazing and thought provoking selections.
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It’s June! My favorite month of the year! Why? It’s my birthday month! This month I’m exploring the art of asking for help. It’s truly an art to figure out the things you NEED then researching places/people to ask for help. You may get rejected, but at least you tried. This is not about begging, this is about strategic moves to improve your life outcomes. It’s scary, but worth it. Continue reading “Hello June: The Art of Asking for Help”
Louie’s Wine Dive – Nashville, is poised to be your newest after-work hang-out! I love being introduced to new spots in Nashville, and believe me, we have PLENTY of new spots popping up in the city. Last night, the team at Louie’s Wine Dive invited a bunch of influencers to sample their amazing locally-sourced menu as well as their extensive wine collection. Y’all, you are gonna love this spot! If you love wine, you’ll love it even more!
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Yes, I was one of those people who woke up at 5am to watch The Royal Wedding! The wedding of Harry and Meghan was one of the MOST watched events of 2018. People who don’t like the pomp & circumstance of weddings or care about the ROYAL family were moved by Harry and Meghan’s wedding. So, let’s talk about my favorite moments from this morning’s … Continue reading The #RoyalWedding FAB moments!
On May 12th and 26th I’m hosting the Jack and Ahlia book club! Yeah! For those who want to discuss the twists and turns of your favorite pair of best friends in my newest book, it’s time! Since publishing the book in January, I’ve received messages, texts, and emails about the tumultuous characters. Jack and Ahlia‘s ‘will they, won’t they’ dance has readers siding with their … Continue reading EVENT: Come to the ‘Jack and Ahlia’ Book Club!