Deals for your gamer at GameStop!

If you have a gamer kid (or husband) then of course GameStop is on your Christmas shopping list. GameStop has a great sale going on this weekend! Dereon wants games for his Xbox and Wii U, while the husband wants games similar to Halo and Nba2k15. I won’t be going crazy this Christmas running to Read More

A Real Urban Mom at the 2014 Bud Billiken Parade!

Let me first say the Bud Billiken Parade this year was amazing! I want to thank the Chicagoland BMOA for inviting me and the kiddos abroad their Ronald McDonald float. We had a blast! The weather was perfect, nice and sunny! This being the first float I’ve been on did make me a little nervous, Read More

My evening with Janelle Monae!

Amazing! So last Thursday I was blessed to be able to attend the APM Music Series concert at The Taste of Chicago. I brought my mom along with me and we had a blast. The great people of Illinois Lottery sponsored the event and even had a hospitality suite for their VIP guest. It was Read More

Some cool and fun things to do with the kids this Spring Break!

Yes! it’s Dereon’s Spring Break, he is excited and so am I. A whole week break from uniforms, early wake ups, and strict bed times. Last year for Spring Break we took a family road trip to Alabama to see our down south family. We stopped and visited all the states we drove through and Read More

My experience at the 2014 Black Women’s Expo

This time last weekend I was walking the aisles of the Black Women’s Expo and I had a wonderful time. I’ve met so many different empowered women and brands. The event was from Friday to Sunday at the McCormick Place. The place was full with celebrities, vendors, and freebies. This year the expo celebrated its Read More

5 reason you should attend the 2014 Black Women’s Expo!

Weekends are normally crazy for me and my family due to birthday parties, other random events, quality family time, and church. It’s a whirlwind sometimes and then it’s back to reality on Monday. No break in between. But I have learned to schedule things that are important to me and my family and to “waitlist” Read More

Created a vision board for 2014 with #Intelchi

The new year always gets me excited not because I dramatically change or anything, but it gives me the feeling of a clean slate. A new chance to figure things out this time. Also it opens up doors for new opportunity. Who doesn’t like new stuff? While strolling on facebook one day I noticed a Read More