Keep Kids Reading with Magic Tree House and JetBlue #SoarwithReading

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 I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for JetBlue. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating.  Reading for some kids is a treat and a chore for others,especially during the summer. In my house, we’re all about the books—And that doesn’t stop when its summer. I […]

Straight Talk for Straight Teeth with Invisalign #InvisalignTalk

Invisalign compare to braces

Moms, let’s face it—kids can get expensive. Between the sports equipment, new shoes, and piano lessons, things add up pretty quickly. I’ve known my son would need braces for a while now, but I’ve been dragging my feet on yet another expensive purchase. But now he’s getting to the stage where he’s extra self conscious […]

Great Sides at Piccadilly

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This post brought to you by Piccadilly Restaurants. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you ever been to Piccadilly Cafeteria? It’s a southern-based restaurant that has spread across the country and is now dazzling customers with its home-style cooking and delicious flavors. Piccadilly knows what people want, and isn’t afraid to break a few rules […]

Back 2 School with Dollar General #DGB2S + [5] $25 Dollar General Gift Cards Giveaway!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe that we are already gearing up up for “Back to School” already. Where did the summer go? I don’t know about you, but it seems to me like summer vacation is getting […]

Gain Flings Music to Your Nose & The Braxton Sisters

Braxtons&Gain Reps

When I headed back home after attending the Essence festival, I knew there would be several things I needed to catch up on, and one of those things just so happen to be my laundry.  I actually was looking forward to it because I love clean fresh, smelling clothes.  The funny thing about that is, […]

Quick Relief with Pepcid Complete + Spicy Chicken Recipe

spicy stew

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Pepcid. Though I was compensated for my post, all opinions as usual, are my own. I love to eat and explore new foods and restaurants, but a great meal can quickly be ruined by heartburn. I’ve had lots of date nights, family dinners, and girl’s nights plagued […]

Summer Relaxation with Stoli Lemonade Cocktails


This post brought to you by STOLI® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine. In the summer, the drinks get colder and the nights get longer. There really is nothing better than relaxing outside after a long day, enjoying a warm summer breeze and a cold drink. One of my favorite drinks is a lemonade cocktail, […]

Essence Fest 2014 #BIAJourney Recap: My Black is Beautiful

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After a long 4th of July weekend, I’m finally back home and am excited to share with you a recap of my Essence 2014 experience.  Essence may be over but the memories will forever be there. Being from New Orleans, I already had plans on being in town visiting family but no real plans to […]

Easy Summer Meals with Walmart and Coca-Cola

effortless meals

Summer is in full swing, which means the heat is in full force, the kids are running around, and the days just got a little bit longer and busier. Between their many summer activities and hanging out with friends, not to mention the stifling heat, it can be hard to find the time and motivation […]