Guest Blogger: “I am so much more than my score”

I am so excited to invite my friend, Amber Spears, who I came to know through my fiancé during out time at the University of Michigan as a guest blogger! She is a dynamic woman with a great story and I hope you enjoy her piece… Photo by Antoine Dautry on Unsplash I am so much more than…

How to deal with death during the holidays

As we round out 2019, this is also the time when many families and friends get together to celebrate holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, etc. While we are all enjoying each other’s company and celebrating, it can also be a tough time for others who may have experienced loss on or around holidays. Holidays…

What I am Thankful For

With the holiday season fast approaching, I thought it would be appropriate to share some of the things I am thankful for. I do not take for granted the many blessings that I have in life, and this Thanksgiving, I want to challenge everyone to make a list similar to the one I am writing…

Cool Costumes for Halloween

Cool Costumes for Halloween Halloween is right around the corner, and if you celebrate, here are some cool costumes for the scariest holiday of the year. Smarty Pants  Who doesn’t love a good pun? This costume is simple to make with smarties and glue dots so they will stick to the pants. Black Barbie  It’s…

National Captivating Pageants 2019 Recap

National Captivating Pageants 2019 Recap I won! I am your National Miss Captivating 2020! I am so honored to be representing this amazing system for the next year as a national titleholder! It is a bittersweet time as this will be my last title as a Miss, but I am glad it happened when it…

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…