My 100 miles as part of #Journey2AMillion for Childhood Cancer

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This September, I’m walking 100 miles to help raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research and treatment with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). My 100 miles is part of the larger goal of one million miles and one million dollars in September for the 2015 Alex’s Million Mile Run.Walk.Ride. Childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in the United States for children under 15 and every $40 raised funds an hour of research. As my friend, I’m asking you help … [Read more...]

ABCs of Rants and Raves of a Crazed Mom #coLAB

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We’re right in back to school season and what better time to go over the ABCs of Headband For Today. I have 26 things that I want to share with you but first I want to introduce you to Vicky from over at Rants and Raves Of A Crazed Mom. Pretty cool name right? Vicky is a mom to 3 awesome kids with their own unique personalities and project management professional with an enthusiastic interest in social media. She’s also in the process of writing the next phase of her life having recently … [Read more...]

5 Reasons OshKosh B’Gosh Rocks – #BacktoBGosh

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I have to admit that boys are not the most fun to shop for. They wear pants or shorts and a shirt. That’s it. However, OshKosh B’gosh really does rock because it delivers on style for my boys every day but especially back to school! OshKosh has plenty of cool pants, shorts and shirts that we all can live with. I’ve been dressing my boys in their clothes from day one and I don’t see it ending for a while. OshKosh B’gosh is the perfect store for us because whenever they can, they’re all about … [Read more...]

Welcome to #Spelman19 : Words of Advice from Your #Spelman Sisters

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My dearest Spelman Sisters, Welcome to the Class of 2019! As an alumna of the Class of 2000, I am so excited and proud to welcome you into the Spelman College sisterhood. There is no place like Spelman College in the world because of the people who make up the College. Our professors, our students and our alumnae are an incredibly special gift. Your name is now woven into the fabric of Spelman College. My advice to you: Claim every bit of this experience and own your place as a Spelman … [Read more...]

Back to School: FREE First Day of School Picture Printables for Boys

First Day of School Printables for Boys Preschool to 6th Grade

  I can't believe that school is already upon us. It just seems like yesterday that we were out for the summer and here we are getting ready for the first day! Along with all the packing up school supplies, thinking about lunches and getting up early, you have to think about first day of school pictures. My friend Krystyn over at Really, Are You Serious? has these great printables for first day of school pictures but I have to admit that they're a little sparkly. Hey she's the mom … [Read more...]

Tide Pods for Travel: Innovation in Action #LaundryRedefined

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  I have been on the road for just a few extended trips this summer and one thing you might be surprised to know I pack along are Tide Pods. It’s not on the typical packing list but they’re an innovation that I love. I bring Tide Pods along because they’re portable, effective, and make my life easier. If I’m gone more than a few days, I just can bring them along and not worry about having to bring along twice the clothes (saving me money and valuable room in my luggage!). Tide … [Read more...]

Getting #110ready for #BTS with Staples

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I know it seems early for Back to School but for me, it's in just a few weeks! It's a good thing Staples is helping me get #110ready.  I recently was invited to the launch of the Staples Designed by Students Back to School collection. Designed by Students is an initiative by Staples where students from MS88 in Brooklyn, NY and Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, GA participated in a curriculum designed to foster creative thinking when the students were actually able to design innovative … [Read more...]