June, 2019

  • 14 June

    Date Night Fajitas at #Applebees #LoadedChickenFajitas

    In a rare occurrence, my husband and I were able to go out to dinner TWICE during our 10th anniversary week. Seriously. This never happens. We’re doing extremely well if we have a date night once a month! First, we enjoyed seafood while on a short trip to Hilton Head, …

  • 10 June

    6 Clutter-Free Gifts Dads Will Love

    Forget the neckties, socks and power tools for Father’s Day gifts. I’ve got some ideas that will make the dad in your life feel good. Plus, these gifts won’t add to the pile of things he hasn’t used or touched since he opened them LAST Father’s Day. Here’s a great …

  • 3 June

    Will Smith as the Genie in the #Aladdin Movie Blew Me Away

    When the live-action Aladdin Movie remake was announced, folks lost their minds about the idea of Will Smith as the famed genie, originally portrayed by Robin Williams in the Disney animated movie. I can see their point. The initial artwork and posters looked a little weird with the Will Smith …

May, 2019

  • 9 May

    Mother’s Day Movies: These Films Beautifully Capture Black Motherhood

    A few years ago, I attended an Atlanta screening of the film, Mother’s Day. It starred a number of famous White actors and actresses including Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, and Jason Sudeikis. There were no leading characters of color. In the storyline, Kate Hudson’s character married an Asian …

  • 3 May

    My Extremely Sad, Healthy Pregnancy #MaternalMHMatters #MaternalMentalHealth

    No one talks about how sad pregnancy is. I’m not talking hormones or post-partum depression. But just general sadness. It’s what I experienced and I doubt that I’m alone. I had a recent emotional moment when I attended the MADE Gathering for women in nearby Clarkston, Georgia. I’ve been a …