When the Going Gets Tough…

When the Going Gets Tough…

Make a list. It’s been about 3 weeks since Cole’s departure and things have been all over the place in both bad and good ways. For starters, I’ll tell you about the bad because I personally prefer bad news first: I’m working way too much — almost to the point of complete exhaustion, every day. […]

Oh, Chicago!

We were doing so well! This week, ladies and gents, the state of Illinois was experiencing some off the charts weather for an entire week, all the way into the weekend! *hooray!* And, when I tell you  I was soaring, I mean it! — I cannot make this up — (no, really, check the past […]

Go And Vote!

Greetings fellow reader’s and bloggers! I hope all is well. I know that I have been a bit absent for a few weeks now, but now that I have gotten completely settled here in Chicago, the blog will be up and running more frequently! I appreciate your patience. However, I do return with some very […]

Make-Up by Rina and My New Yorker Endavors!

Having recently relocated from the south back to the north, I was bit frazzled with getting moved in and making sure I could resume a productive lifestyle in my new atmosphere. Moving when you’re a child is a bit different than moving when you’ve become a young adult.                                                                              (You end up having to lift […]

I Wouldn’t Eat That If I Were You…

Many individuals haven’t a clue what they’re ingesting on a daily basis.  From fast foods to even some of the highest qualities of food (due the way it is prepared) which have our digestive systems out of whack. The Food and Drug Administration and other agencies spend lots of time and energy to make sure […]

The Wendy Williams Experience!

 Last Tuesday on the 12th of March, my mother and I got up bright and early to take an hour subway ride and walk a few blocks to be part of the Wendy Williams show as show participants and the audience itself!    Up until we entered the main part of the studio, I was […]

Leading by Example: First Lady Michelle Obama for Vogue’s 2013 April Cover!

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, the Flotus of the U.S from 2008-now. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Michelle attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School before returning to Chicago to work at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband, and  United State’s Commander and Chief, Barack Obama. Popular with famous folks like talk-show host and money mogul Oprah, […]

10 Ways to Never Look Bad in a Photo Again!

Let’s face the facts: You already know you’re good-look, gorgeous, handsome/beautiful or what have you. But looking good in front of the camera is about more than just that. It’s about discovering your signature smile, securing great lighting and knowing exactly what to wear and how to strike a pose. To get the “quickie,” on […]

Buffalo Chicken Soup

While my favorite season may be titled as “Fall or Autumn,” I have another name for the season of the year that makes me feel all warm and joyful inside. It’s called: Soup Season ♥! The soup being featured this week is not only healthy, but it’s a tad bit more tasty with a little […]