MY STYLE: The decision to TRY AGAIN

I quit my job two years ago to chase my dream. I wanted to be a full time creative: blogger, author, and digital content creator. I failed, we’ve discussed. I went back to the regular working world. My return wasn’t glorious; it was needed and necessary. Why? I was broke and broken.

Having a regular job (working for someone else) gives me structure and a paycheck. But it didn’t change my attitude. Many times I’ve showed up late or not ready to be my best at work. I didn’t want to be THERE, and it showed.

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#BLOGGERLIFE: The influencer who couldn’t sell 36 shirts!

Did you hear the tale of the popular influencer who couldn’t launch her t-shirt ‘brand’? Yeah! It’s wild and totally true! Last week, instagram influencer, Arii, posted (and deleted) that she launched her clothing line, needed to sell 36 shirts, and didn’t fulfill her goal despite having more than 2 million followers! She then claimed, that ‘the Influencer Bubble is bursting’ just because she didn’t … Continue reading #BLOGGERLIFE: The influencer who couldn’t sell 36 shirts!

Wes Gordon presents Carolina Herrera at the 2019 Symphony Fashion Show

On Tuesday, May 14th, the Nashville Symphony presented their annual fashion show. This year brought the return of designs by Carolina Herrera under the creative direction of Wes Gordon. Gordon’s youthful injection to the fashion house is a welcome addition to the classic Herrera story. I was pleasantly surprised at trendy neon presentations, an elegant mix of volume vs. length, plus playful nods to ladylike silhouettes.

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#BLOGGERLIFE: Meet me at the NBC Nashville Blogger Bash!

In 2019 I set a goal to speak at more events and teach more people the business of blogging and social strategy. So, I’m excited to announce that I’m a speaker at the Nashville Blogging Collective’s Annual Blogger Bash on July 26th – 28th! Yes, join myself and over 25 blogging experts as we discuss all the aspects of becoming an amazing and successful blogger. … Continue reading #BLOGGERLIFE: Meet me at the NBC Nashville Blogger Bash!

Juicing with Fountain of Juice Nashville

A couple weeks ago I decided to try Fountain of Juice for the first time. I was actually running early for work and Fountain of Juice has a location in the Nations area of North Nashville. It’s a cute little spot that holds all your Juice needs. I walked out with this blue Majik Mylk (almond milk, vanilla, blue algae, chia seed, and dates) situation … Continue reading Juicing with Fountain of Juice Nashville

Securing your bags with Bloom Bras

FINALLY, a sports bra that lifts and supports that come in extended sizes? Whoa! When the team at Bloom Bras gifted me a their revolutionary sports bra, I was a bit skeptical. I’m not hefty in the chest, but I am plus-size. So it’s always a challenge to find a sports bra that supports my breasts, smooths & contours my back, and looks great. Bloom … Continue reading Securing your bags with Bloom Bras

MY STYLE: 5 Facts about Air Max!

Happy #AirMaxDay! If there was any random holiday I adore, I think Air Max Day and Chocolate Chip Cookie Day are my two faves. Air Max day may be my absolute fave because it’s fashion and it’s sneakers! So what is Air Max Day and why is it important to sneaker collectors? Below, i give you FIVE FACTS about Nike Air Max. After reading, I hope you love them as much as I love them!

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Springing Forward with Plus-Size Style

It’s the first day of Spring! I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for the return of patio happy hours, more sunlight, and warm temperature. I’m also excited because I just scored my first national campaign! YAY! Thanks to the team at Jessica London for choosing me (and several other ladies) to be apart of their SPRING Influential Style e-campaign. So, Let’s celebrate spring and style with Jessica London!

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#BLOGGERLIFE: Why do we love Instagram?

The latest Instagram shutdown caused alot of trauma and drama in the social media world. This time, Instagram was barely usable and Facebook was inaccessible by desktop. Remember, Instagram is owned by Facebook. The platforms often piggy-back on each other when it comes to algorithm changes and platform updates. Often times, this leaves Blogger Influencers frustrated and confused. We ask, “why do we love Instagram, anyway?”

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MY LIFE: Handling Race at Work

Many of you know I have a day job and I run my website. I also do freelance digital strategy with my company GLANCE media (more coming). Anyway, as someone who’s been working since I was 14 years old, I’ve had my share of race-related incidents at the workplace. So, for Black History Month, Young bosShe asked me to discuss race relations in the workplace. … Continue reading MY LIFE: Handling Race at Work