Portable Vision Board

I made a mini Vision Board to carry with me. My Recollections Planner from Michaels had a place for it. Its basically a mini version of the larger one that lives in my Home Office: I like the idea of “carrying” my Vision with me everywhere I go!!! Especially since I travel a lot.

Vision 2018

What a blessing to wake up to see a New Year. What a blessing to be alive! I spent my New Year’s Eve hanging with my family. I did something I’ve never done before, I brought the New Year in with a good physical cleaning – a hot bubble bath filled with all of my…

End of Year Rituals

Rituals are important. Chani Nicholas, one of my favorite astrologers says, “We set an intention and create a ritual to house that intention and that is making magic. That is creating a spell. That is creating our intention.”  The etymology of the world ritual: The English word “ritual” derives from the Latin ritualis, “that which pertains to rite (ritus)”. In…

Lessons Learned in 2017

Caption: A photo of the Spellbound Sky Metaphysical Store in Los Angeles, CA, that I had the chance to visit today for the first time!  I have several rituals for ending the year. One of my favorite rituals is to reflect on the lessons learned so that I can make the following year better. In…

Organization Tip: Using Pouches

I usually carry large bags. Mainly because I like to have one bag to hold everything. In my experience, when I have multiple bags, the likelihood that I lose or misplace something (or an entire bag) is  pretty high. In order to keep myself organization. I enjoy using pouches. The current pouches that I carry…

My First Magazine Cover

2017 has been a great year for both my husband & I. I am excited to announce that I am ending the year as a Cover Girl! I was able to sit down with Halfstack Magazine to share more about my personal & professional journey, including highlighting my work as the co-founder and Executive Director…

The Day I Met President Obama…

Caption: Me with Joy & Hakim, two members of my Donda’s House Team Yesterday, I had an opportunity to attend the inaugural programming event hosted by the Obama Foundation. The event gathered 175 youth from Chicago in order to provide them with Civic Engagement Training. One component of the day was the Engagement Fair, and…

Fall Decor 2017

Fall is my favorite season. Each year I add a few new pieces to my seasonal collection. I traveled so much this summer that I didn’t have time to plant real flowers! We did retain a landscaper to keep our grass & bushes cut. Here are photos of my Fall Decor:

What Do You Truly Believe About Yourself?

How do you know what you believe about yourself? Pay attention to what you say out loud or to yourself when you make a mistake. Watch out for things like: “You’re/I’m so stupid.”  “You/I always mess things up.”  “Of course you/I messed that up.”  Pay attention to what you say out loud or think when…

BoHo Berry Challenge

At the beginning of the month, I started the July BoHo Berry Challenge. Time got away from me, so I wanted to spend some time sharing the responses to the rest of the questions, since tomorrow is August 1st! The questions that I am responding to are in bold and different colors so feel free…

10 Ways To Individualize Your Dorm Room

I have several friends who are sending children to college this summer. My own step son will also be heading for college this summer. I wanted to share a few tips for organizing and decorating the new home away from home! Before you get started: 1. Be sure to get the dorm rules as far…

A Look Around My Office 

This morning I said that I’d go live on Instagram to do a tour of my office. My baby dog was spayed this morning, so I decided to spend the evening cuddling with her. I did want to share some of my favorite things from my office: Above: My IKEA Expedit shelf holds so much….