Support: It’s A Two-Way Street

A resounding and recurring theme and discussion among my circles is support – rather the lack of it when it comes to supporting minorities and small businesses.  As an African-American woman with multiple endeavors, I can relate to this conversation from the race, gender and business side. It can get frustrating, especially when you have a product and/or service that you know that your family and friends regularly utilize but they opt to not support you for various reasons.

Read more

2 comments.

Celebration of Divatude 2014: Behind The Scenes

Last weekend, Divas With A Purpose hosted our 2nd Annual Celebration of Divatude in Columbia, SC. Over the next week or so, I will be recapping the event and giving kudos to those that helped make it the great event that it was. First, I want to give you a behind the scenes peak at what went into putting this all together. This event focuses on encouraging women to celebrate their Divatude – being driven,

Read more

0 comments.

Beauty In Action: Inside Out Beauty #BIAJourney #spon

Heads up, Divas – I am a Niche Parent Network & Conference influencer and received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own and the message in this post is one that I’ve shared numerous times before here and on Divas With A Purpose’s social media pages.

“You’ve got that divatude from the inside out…not the outside in…the wonderful beautiful person that you are on the inside is what enhances the outer beauty you have!

Read more

3 comments.

Debt Free Equals Stress Free

My why for becoming debt free is so I can alleviate stress.  I hate worrying over financial matters but for many of us it is a common occurrence.  Most of us are no stranger to debt. We go into debt to buy homes and cars, and to get things that we want. These things might make us happy when we get them, but paying for them isn’t so much fun.

When times are tough,

Read more

0 comments.

Getting Rid of Excess

This is Part 5 of our 5 Part Series on Simple Living – Is It Right For Me?

Catch up with the series and our other topics:

Part 1: Decluttering Our Lives: The First Steps
Part 2: Simple Living: Just What Is It?
Part 3: 8 Simple Living Practices You Can Start Now
Part 4: Why Adopt A Simpler Lifestyle?
Part 5: Getting Rid of Excess

Today’s topic has been a personal struggle of mine in the past –

Read more

0 comments.