Black Pearls of Wisdom from Nikki Giovanni

Black Pearls of Wisdom from Nikki Giovanni

Last week, I had the pleasure of hearing Nikki Giovanni speak in person. The event was free to attend thanks to the Houston Public Library. Here are some of my favorite quotes and takeaways from the inspiring lecture event.

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8 Years Strong + A Galveston Getaway

8 Years Strong + A Galveston Getaway

My husband and I recently celebrated our eighth anniversary. The day of, we woke up late enjoyed a leisurely breakfast date, walked around the mall and otherwise enjoyed being sans kids for a few hours. That weekend we took the laid-back, kid-free fun on the road with a quick getaway to Galveston island. See where we stayed, what we ate, and why we will be back soon.

SHINE

SHINE

Friday was an emotional roller coaster. Somehow, several big lessons were packed into one relatively short span of time. I try to be intentional in my interactions and authentic in my conversations. BUT, I also have anxiety. ⬆️CLICK PIC TO READ MORE⬆️

Girls Night Out – Houston Strong presented by MsIndependent

Girls Night Out – Houston Strong presented by MsIndependent

There where so many fun things to see and do. I am glad that I was able to attend the fourth installment of their #GirlsNightOut event series. Graciously, Erin changed the theme at almost the last minute to accommodate and encourage attendees to make donations to those in our area impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Thus, Houston Strong became the theme for this event. ⬆️CLICK PIC TO READ MORE⬆️

Three Quick Tips For Encouraging Yourself 

Three Quick Tips For Encouraging Yourself 

Today is #NationalDayOfEncouragement & this blog post is for anyone who feels hesitant to knock on opportunity's door. The doors that are for us may not always be as pretty as the one pictured with this post. Sometimes they'll be disguised as hard work or patience, but BE ENCOURAGED! Everything you desire is right on the other side of persistence and perseverance. You got this! Here are three quick tips for encouraging yourself, even when it's hard.  ⬆️CLICK PIC TO READ MORE⬆️