365 Days Until “I Do”

Believe it or not, in 365 days I will become a Mrs! October 3, 2020, I get to marry my best friend and the love of my life Jeffrey Morris Jr. We will be confirming our lifelong commitment in front of our family and closest friends in our hometown of Detroit, MI. He proposed to…

Bridesmaid Proposal Boxes

If you’re asking the women you want to stand by you on your big day, you should consider the bridesmaid proposal box. They are very popular nowadays, and I wanted to share some of the items I used in mine. I have included the links to some of the items in case you wanted to…

Need to know about Doctoral Funding

One of the things that some doctoral students do not necessarily want to discuss is money, however it is important to discuss this topic if you want to obtain a doctoral degree. Here are a few important considerations before selecting a doctoral program. Fully funded vs not: some programs are “fully funded” which means that…

What’s In for Fall?

Fall season is among us, and as usual, I am sharing some of the trends to look for this year: Suit Up Tailored jackets, power suits, and belted style tailoring will be on trend this season. 70s girl Expect a revival of the woman from the 70s with pairing of bow blouses, pleated skirts and a jacket…

Tips for Wedding Planning

Now I am no expert here-but I wanted to offer up some quick tips for those who may be planning a wedding in the near future. The number one key to success for me has been limiting STRESS. This is supposed to be a happy time, so thinking along those lines will help make the…

What Being a Dog Mom Has Taught Me

Last year me and my fiancé rescued a 3 month old puppy from the Animal Rescue League of Boston, and it was one of the best decisions I have made. Having a dog has taught me a lot in the past year, and I hope that there will be many more life lessons with my…

KendallTheModelScholar Turns 1!

Today August 9, 2019 is the one year anniversary of my blog! Time flies. I embarked on this journey a year ago with the intention of sharing my story and being a resource for other women who think they want to pursue graduate degrees. My theme for 2019 is level up! With that in mind,…

My Favorite Pageant Shoes

In less than 2 months, I will be competing in the national Captivating Pageants! In this post, I am sharing my favorite pageants shoes, some of which will be gracing the stage when I compete. Chinese Laundry Tippy Tops These are the classic pageant heel. I own these in three different colors as they were…

Domestic Violence: What are the Facts

As part of the Helen Davis Leadership Academy Homecoming Pageant, the girls that are competing completed a community service project. We put together care packages for the women that are served through a local organization Casa Myrna. Their motto is “Until every relationship is healthy and safe”. I believe that it is important to continue…

Azores: Exploring New Territory

This Spring I had the chance to travel with my family (thanks Mom and Dad) to Ponta Delgada, on São Miguel Island, which is the capital of the Azores. The Azores are a set of islands off of Portugal. Many people were perplexed as to why we decided to vacation there, but I would highly…