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Six Flags Over Georgia’s Holiday In the Park Starts the Season with Celebration!

Six Flags Over Georgia’s Holiday In the Park Starts the Season with Celebration!
November 30, 2016, No Comments on Six Flags Over Georgia’s Holiday In the Park Starts the Season with Celebration!

Talk about spirit! Six Flags Over Georgia has a wonderful holiday celebration called Holiday in the Park that is a pure delight! This is the third season and our third year attending the Blogger/Media Night and it’s truly a wonderfully ... Read More»

7 Big Highlights for Six Flags’ Over Georgia Holiday in the Park 2016

7 Big Highlights for Six Flags’ Over Georgia Holiday in the Park 2016
November 10, 2016, Comments Off on 7 Big Highlights for Six Flags’ Over Georgia Holiday in the Park 2016

Six Flags’ Over Georgia’s brightest holiday celebration kicks off on November 19. Celebrate the most wonderful time of year with millions of twinkling lights, visits with Santa, exclusive seasonal treats, heartwarming entertainment, and of course – roller coasters! Holiday in ... Read More»

Eat then RUN! Hurry and Sign up for Atlanta Track Club’s Turkey Race! #Sponsored

Eat then RUN! Hurry and Sign up for Atlanta Track Club’s Turkey Race! #Sponsored
November 10, 2016, Comments Off on Eat then RUN! Hurry and Sign up for Atlanta Track Club’s Turkey Race! #Sponsored

Time is drawing near for your chance to earn your turkey on Thanksgiving morning at Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K! Online registration closes on 11/16 at MIDNIGHT! Join the thousands of runners and walkers from all walks of ... Read More»

Wobble your way down to Turner Field for the Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving race! #Sponsored

Wobble your way down to Turner Field for the Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving race! #Sponsored
October 20, 2016, Comments Off on Wobble your way down to Turner Field for the Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving race! #Sponsored

Are you interested in getting the whole family active before you feast on Thanksgiving Day? Then be sure to RACE on down to Turner Field Thanksgiving morning starting at 7:30 am for Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving Day races! There are ... Read More»

Family & Kids/Travel

Take your family on a ROARING Dinosaurland Adventure! #Sponsored

Take your family on a ROARING Dinosaurland Adventure! #Sponsored
April 13, 2016, Comments Off on Take your family on a ROARING Dinosaurland Adventure! #Sponsored

My family is always in for a GREAT adventure. So that means we are always looking for a roaring good time that’s a twist from typical family destinations. This summer we’re likely headed to Utah after learning about Dinosaurland. http://bit.ly/1O047kY ... Read More»

Love Across Colorlines: Kaelani and Michael Get Married!

Love Across Colorlines: Kaelani and Michael Get Married!
April 11, 2016, 2 Comments on Love Across Colorlines: Kaelani and Michael Get Married!

I couldn’t be happier that love found its way into the hearts of two really good young people who deserve all the goodness that life can afford them. My daughter Kaelani fell head over hills for Michael Webb and he ... Read More»

An Open Letter in Memes: When So-Called Friends Infect Your Relationship with Preconceived Notions & Prejudice

An Open Letter in Memes: When So-Called Friends Infect Your Relationship with Preconceived Notions & Prejudice
March 23, 2016, Comments Off on An Open Letter in Memes: When So-Called Friends Infect Your Relationship with Preconceived Notions & Prejudice

(Editor’s Note: Kaelani Allen is my oldest daughter. This is an open letter to the so-called friends who hurt her. As a mom it’s hurtful when people judge your children, especially when you worked all your life to NOT be ... Read More»

Entertainment & Celebrities

Kinky Boots is a High Energy Show with an Electric and Eclectic Lesson About Acceptance

Kinky Boots is a High Energy Show with an Electric and Eclectic Lesson About Acceptance
April 1, 2016, Comments Off on Kinky Boots is a High Energy Show with an Electric and Eclectic Lesson About Acceptance

I was invited out to a high-energy show that made me want to sashay all up and down the Fox Theatre in Atlanta! Kinky Boots was a fun, eclectic and electric production that was inspired by true events. KINKY BOOTS tells ... Read More»

Film & Music Star Tyrese Gibson Joins 2016 Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program to Help Inspire Teens

Film & Music Star Tyrese Gibson Joins 2016 Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program to Help Inspire Teens
March 28, 2016, Comments Off on Film & Music Star Tyrese Gibson Joins 2016 Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program to Help Inspire Teens

By Keri Herndon-Brown If you’re my age, when you hear “have a Coke and a smile”, you probably think of Eddie Murphy impersonating Richard Pryor telling Eddie what to do if Bill Cosby ever tries to tell him how to ... Read More»

So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!

So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!
February 10, 2016, Comments Off on So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!

Money maven Patrice C. Washington is working to help women get their finances in order but after Sunday’s Superbowl with Beyonce busting out with a Formation tour, many women may get a little off-track buying expensive concert tickets. Patrice, the ... Read More»

Around Town

Six Flags Over Georgia’s Holiday In the Park Starts the Season with Celebration!

Six Flags Over Georgia’s Holiday In the Park Starts the Season with Celebration!
November 30, 2016, No Comments on Six Flags Over Georgia’s Holiday In the Park Starts the Season with Celebration!

Talk about spirit! Six Flags Over Georgia has a wonderful holiday celebration called Holiday in the Park that is a pure delight! This is the third season and our third year attending the Blogger/Media Night and it’s truly a wonderfully ... Read More»

7 Big Highlights for Six Flags’ Over Georgia Holiday in the Park 2016

7 Big Highlights for Six Flags’ Over Georgia Holiday in the Park 2016
November 10, 2016, Comments Off on 7 Big Highlights for Six Flags’ Over Georgia Holiday in the Park 2016

Six Flags’ Over Georgia’s brightest holiday celebration kicks off on November 19. Celebrate the most wonderful time of year with millions of twinkling lights, visits with Santa, exclusive seasonal treats, heartwarming entertainment, and of course – roller coasters! Holiday in ... Read More»

Eat then RUN! Hurry and Sign up for Atlanta Track Club’s Turkey Race! #Sponsored

Eat then RUN! Hurry and Sign up for Atlanta Track Club’s Turkey Race! #Sponsored
November 10, 2016, Comments Off on Eat then RUN! Hurry and Sign up for Atlanta Track Club’s Turkey Race! #Sponsored

Time is drawing near for your chance to earn your turkey on Thanksgiving morning at Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K! Online registration closes on 11/16 at MIDNIGHT! Join the thousands of runners and walkers from all walks of ... Read More»

Product Reviews

Let’s Talk About FRESH baby! Ruby Tuesday Debuts New FRESH Garden Bar! #SaladSelfie

Let’s Talk About FRESH baby! Ruby Tuesday Debuts New FRESH Garden Bar! #SaladSelfie
February 20, 2016, Comments Off on Let’s Talk About FRESH baby! Ruby Tuesday Debuts New FRESH Garden Bar! #SaladSelfie

Let’s talk about FRESH baby! I was invited to an exclusive premiere of the new Ruby Tuesday Garden Bar which boasts more than 70 new ingredients, hand-made dressings and bursts of flavor to create your dream salad sensation. As you ... Read More»

Meet Sadness: Chick-fil-a’s New Crusty & Sad Kale Salad

Meet Sadness: Chick-fil-a’s New Crusty & Sad Kale Salad
January 26, 2016, 1 Comment on Meet Sadness: Chick-fil-a’s New Crusty & Sad Kale Salad

It’s a dream deferred wrapped in disappointment and despair. I want to fit into a bikini by summer and thought I’d stop by Chick-Fil-A to pick up their highly anticipated kale salad.as a sidekick to help me on my weight ... Read More»

Beauty & Fashion

Raising Brown Girl Magic + Mikaela’s Crazy Knee Socks For a Cause!

Raising Brown Girl Magic + Mikaela’s Crazy Knee Socks For a Cause!
September 4, 2015, Comments Off on Raising Brown Girl Magic + Mikaela’s Crazy Knee Socks For a Cause!

Raising black girls is not easy. It’s not difficult in the way you would think though: sassy mouth girls who are disrespectful who don’t listen and have an ax to grind for no good reason. Nope. That’s not why I’m ... Read More»

OshKosh B’gosh Back to School Clothing Preview with Deeply Discounted Deals

OshKosh B’gosh Back to School Clothing Preview with Deeply Discounted Deals
August 8, 2015, Comments Off on OshKosh B’gosh Back to School Clothing Preview with Deeply Discounted Deals

Oh my GOSH! I had the pleasure of being invited to the OshKosh B’gosh Back to School VIP/Media Party and took a tour of the new Buckhead store. I know the OshKosh brand as a favorite among moms like me (I ... Read More»

Home & Living

How You Can Do Everything For Less This Holiday Season #TracFoneFamily #Spon

How You Can Do Everything For Less This Holiday Season #TracFoneFamily #Spon
November 22, 2015, Comments Off on How You Can Do Everything For Less This Holiday Season #TracFoneFamily #Spon

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, that means that the kids and I have a week off and it also means sometimes people like to call and give me MORE to do since I’m a schoolteacher with a whole week ... Read More»

How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less

How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less
July 7, 2015, Comments Off on How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less

I assume that we all have that one room that is either our junk room with loads of stuff we’re stowing away or it’s a very neglected room because we don’t need it at all. Well I have that room ... Read More»

Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks

Alice Through the Looking Glass! Coming to Theaters May 27th!

Alice Through the Looking Glass! Coming to Theaters May 27th!
March 16, 2016, Comments Off on Alice Through the Looking Glass! Coming to Theaters May 27th!

In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who ... Read More»

Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR -­ Girls Reforming the Future Challenge!

Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR -­ Girls Reforming the Future Challenge!
March 16, 2016, Comments Off on Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR -­ Girls Reforming the Future Challenge!

Challenging Young Female Avengers to Create Positive World Change through Science and Technology with a Chance to Earn an Internship with Marvel Studios Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National ... Read More»

The Good Dinosaur Adventure Game!

The Good Dinosaur Adventure Game!
November 22, 2015, Comments Off on The Good Dinosaur Adventure Game!

Check this out! I have new family activity sheets inspired by Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR including a Dino adventure game, a maze and a make your own Dino-rama tutorial! Are you excited to see this awesome new Pixar movie? So am I! ... Read More»