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

BLOGGERLIFE: A life without ‘LIKES’?

Last Friday, the streets were buzzing with news that Instagram was testing a feature that would remove likes from posts. THE HORROR! How are we to know if everyone is lusting over our new sneakers, amazing vacation, cute bae, or bangin’ outfit?

The Top Five platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Youtube) all use some sort of ‘like’ system as a way to show engagement from followers. To imagine a world without am IMMEDIATE response to online content is tricky (and almost unheard of). What does this mean for actual blogger-influencers who report those stats to brands? How would we mesure our influence?

Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. A spokesperson from Instagram said that, they are “Exploring ways to reduce pressure on Instagram . . .” and it, “is something we’re always thinking about.” However, removing likes isn’t happening anytime soon. Instagram is still trying to get rid of FAKE likes and companies who sell non-organic engagement. So, like, put down you torches and pitchforks, calm down, and keep reading. Because, if the option is being discussed, that means changes ARE coming.

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MY LIFE: I did a podcast about Brian McKnight!

Last year, my friend and fellow blogger/digital content creator @WhatsGoodToya (Toya H) said she wanted to do a music podcast. She then told me she wanted me to be her first guest! And then she said you can talk about Jodeci or Brian McKnight! LISTEN! Toya knows the way to my heart! 90’s R&B is MY JAM and Brian McKnight is my favorite singer! Of course I’d be her first guest! I had so much fun!

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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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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

MY STYLE: New Job – New Look

Oh did you hear? I got a new job! And it’s at my alma-mater, Tennessee State University. I’m so excited to return to the place that set my foundation. But, with any new endeavor, I’m always thinking about my style. I’m always ready to change it up to give myself a new VIBE!

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Shout out to the team at Jessica London for sponsoring my ‘back to work’ look! My previous job was in the non-profit world – very laid back and very casual. Seriously, if I wore heels to work, it was a big deal. Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE some casual looks. But I love being able to add a bit of flare too. Now, working at college, I feel the need to step up my game. Students come to me for guidance and I hope I can stylishly lead them.

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Is dating in Nashville a lost cause?

After attending the recent event, ‘Single in the Ville’, sponsored by Nashville’s newest publication, Nashville Voice I was almost convinced that dating in Nashville was a lost cause.

The Nashville Voice is the city’s newest African-American news publication.  The online news source discusses Nashville news from an black perspective. On Tuesday, at The Lab Nashville, the publication hosted a women-only event aimed at breaking the code of dating in the city. Moderated by Markeith Braden (entrepreneur + success coach), the event asked attendees open-ended questions about their dating experiences in Nashville.

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My Three-Day Juice Cleanse With Juice Nashville

It’s a new year but I’m back to my old ways and that’s not a bad thing. I’m JUICING again! Last summer I completed a 40 Day Detox. I had amazing results, lost some weight, and learned some great healthy tips. Many of you wanted to do a juice cleanse after reading my results, but didn’t trust that you had the best recipes, the right … Continue reading My Three-Day Juice Cleanse With Juice Nashville