Dr. Joyce Knudsen Refuses to Quit

I met the most amazing woman yesterday! Her name is Dr. Joyce Knudsen. She is a 72-year-old imaging consultant who has made it one of her goals to let women over 60 know that they still have a lot of living to do. Contrary to popular belief, once we reach retirement age we can still…

What Is International Women’s Day?

Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day but what does that mean? I know that March is Women’s History Month but honesty, this is the first I’ve heard of International Women’s Day. So if you’re like me, let’s get a clue together. International Women’s Day (IWD) is a corporate-sponsored global campaign to raise awareness of…

Me Want One Wednesday: Gifts for Couples

Valentine’s Day is over but that doesn’t mean the displays of affection have to end. There are gifts that say “I love you” and gifts that say “Let’s grow together”.  I found two that I thought were absolutely lovely. This Williams-Sonoma Bride & Groom Cookbook is a beautiful guide to everything couples need to know about…

5 Smart Ways To Use Your Tax Return

Even when we expect our tax returns to bring a refund, we all dread preparing for the tax deadline. The arcane tax forms, instructions few can decipher and our increasingly complex financial situations make each year’s return seem more painstaking than the last. Many personal finance experts recommend adjusting your withholding so that you don’t…

Me Want One Wednesday: BHM Jackets

I love outwear so it’s no surprise that these two jackets caught my eye when scouring the net for more great stuff to commemorate Black History Month. I love this Negro League Baseball Jacket and this Tuskegee Airmen Bomber Jacket! They’re super chic, don’t you agree? Both are featured on Itsablackthang.com along with lots of…

Who Celebrates Presidents Day?

Yesterday, I had a conversation with a friend about Presidents Day. It was pretty much a consensus that nobody we know celebrates this holiday. Although, government institutions, banking institutions and various other businesses love it because their employees get the day off. My friend thought Presidents Day was to celebrate the current president, and I…