Fat Girl of Fashion Brunch!

A few Sundays ago I was invited to a wonderful brunch hosted by TheFatGirlOfFashion to celebrate her 3 year Blog anniversary! When I tell you I had a good time, believe me. We laughed, ate, sipped cocktails, and laughed so much more. The brunch was held at FarmHouse Chicago. which was a great central location Read More

Rolling Video Games of Chicagoland!

Summer is here and in my household that means Birthday Mania! Dereon’s Birthday, Baby Chance’s Birthday, my Mom’s Birthday, my little sister Eboni’s birthday, plus a few uncles, cousins, and girl friends birthdays as well. Whew! So I can’t play around with waiting around to plan Dereon’s birthday party because our month of June is Read More

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Gostosa Hair Extensions: Spring Weave Make Over!

Spring is here and Sunmer is right around the corner. You can now pull out your colorful outfits and get your hair from under those big bulky hats and finally let your hair blow in the wind. This Winter I wasn’t concerned about my hair as much and I kept it in weaves, wigs, and Read More

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A Real Urban Mom riding the 2015 Subaru Legacy

Guys I’m super excited to say this… my family and I are test driving the 2015 Subaru Legacy! We will have the car for a whole week and we’ve already been putting that baby to use. We’ve ran errands, did last minute Christmas shopping, dropped off gifts and picked some up from family and friends. Read More

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Tomorrow isn’t promised

Two days ago we said goodbye to my Father-in-Law. My husband lost his father and my children lost their grandfather. I was left speechless because I honestly thought he would recover from his sickness and things would be like normal or even better. Sadly that didn’t happen. Death is going to happen, I understand that Read More

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

So I joined my friend Natasha from HousefulOfNicholes on her #HousefulOfCookies challenge! 11 days of cookies recipes are on her blog and my recipe will make it 12. I’m not a baker at all, but I wanted to push myself this Holiday season. So I attempted to make Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies with the Read More

Fund Raising for the Perfect Event

Sometimes putting together a special event can be difficult. A special event doesn’t need to be a big company gala or some other corporate activity. It can be a 50th wedding anniversary, a special birthday party, proposing to your significant other or really anything in your life that is out of the ordinary. But how are you Read More

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Wait it’s November already?

Sheesh! November. 2015. Seems like I was just saying “Happy New Year!” Yet I’m preparing for a whole new year. This year has gone by really fast. It hasn’t been the best year, but I have had some awesome highlights. No matter how good of a year I’ve had I still have so much to Read More