Category Archives: friendship

The Importance of Me Time

Married life, children, a career, community service…that’s just the beginning of the list of responsibilities that I have. At some point not too long after my youngest son was born I realized I was just floating along. I was unhappy. I was doing “things” but nothing that truly brought me joy or a sense of purpose. I felt ashamed to admit it because I had a beautiful family, a great job and all the things that seemingly should have made me happy and fulfilled.

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How To Have A Fabulous Girl’s Night Out (Even On A Budget)

Nights out with our friends are one of life’s little pleasures.

I don’t know about you, but it isn’t often that we get to have all the girls together to glam up and go out, away from our everyday responsibilities. Of course, nights out in your thirties and forties are very different from nights out in your late teens and twenties. Back then, it was possible to have what was deemed a good night out on $30.

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Best Friend Gift Ideas

Disclosure: This article includes a review of a product I received free of charge to review and share with my community.

My best friend is pretty awesome. She’s been a part of my life for over 30 years so I am pretty much stuck with her at this point in life.

So proud of my #bestie and fellow #divapreneur!!! #UncommonBusiness #homebasedbusiness #CourageToEarn #Repost @callmemrssimmons ・・・ @divawithapurpose She made me take the class so it was only right she come to support my success!

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Painting With A Twist – Atlanta, Georgia Meet-Up

I was first introduced to Painting With A Twist at a blogging conference last year. I had a fantastic time – the instructors were fun, energetic and I left with a painting that I honestly did not think I could complete. I gifted it to my oldest son and he still has it hanging proudly in his room. For a teenager and high schooler, that says a lot!

I am excited to have been invited by the National Association of Professional Women’s Atlanta Local Chapter to join them at Painting With A Twist in Buckhead on Monday,

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3 Tips To Achieve Your Goals

Hard to believe that January is over! The first month of 2015 is coming to an end. When I reflect on the month, I am amazed at how much has been jammed into this month. My focus word for 2015 is being INTENTIONAL and for January many of my activities centered around compiling my SMART goals and establishing a routine and accountability for them.

I hosted a vision board party for a group of awesome Divas here in Columbia,

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#DivaTime – Gladiators Unite! #sponsored

Today is a day that many of us have been anxiously counting down for months – Scandal returns tonight!

Scandal is one of those shows that I really didn’t want to like but can’t help but love it. The writing is fantastic and the actors make this show! There are so many underlying “issues” with the characters and as you watch, the layers unravel and you’re left saying “wow!”. They address real-life issues such as infidelity and sexual assault.

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International Women’s Friendship Month

September is International Women’s Friendship Month. Each year, Divas With A Purpose joins in the celebration as one of our core focuses is fostering positive and uplifting relationships among women.

International Women’s Friendship Month was started in 1999 by the Kappa Delta Sorority to remind women of the important role that our women friend play in our lives. Those relationships can truly sustain and empower us throughout our lives.

Throughout the year,

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