It’s Okay To Be Single

I have a special place in my heart for single women. I can’t stand the stigma that has been placed on us that there must be something wrong with you if you haven’t had a ring put on it by a certain age. Not so. Some take longer to find love than others, some take…

Valeisha Butterfield Jones Has Got the Juice

Thursday, April 26th I attended the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis Annual Tribute Luncheon. The guest speaker was Valeisha Butterfield Jones. I wasn’t familiar with her before this but I must say that I am thoroughly impressed. She is the Global Head of Women & Black Community Engagement for Google and the co-founder and…

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…

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: Female Cuff Links

It’s Cuffin’ Season! It’s not uncommon for women to take a fashion staple traditionally worn by men and make it all our own. I absolutely adore these female cuff links by Miss Links of Melbourne. They come in a variety of styles and colors. You are sure to find a pair that fits your personality.…

Free the Nipple? Topless Equality? WTH?

As an African American woman, I have always understood the need for equality between women and men but some battles have me confused. Yesterday, there was a topless rally held in my hometown of Memphis, TN and the cause was to help bring light to the issue of topless equality or nipple discrimination as I…