Category: HAWTNESS

Ten Things I Know At Fab 40

I spent most of my life being a pleaser….wanting to make others happy, avoiding confrontation, going with the flow, over-nurturing men in relationships, putting myself last, etc. Then this wonderful thing happened: I turned 40 years old.  As if on cue all of the above ceased.  I really felt a change (no, not THE change…at least not yet).  My perspective… Read more →

What President Obama Means To My Kids

I remember sitting in Social Studies class learning about the Presidents of the United States. I was so bored. I looked at the picture my teacher was showing and thought, “I can’t really relate to any of these old white haired men”. The only President I felt a remote connection with was a young, charismatic JFK. Other than his biography,… Read more →

Little Lights Of Mine YouTube

I love sharing great mommy finds. I stumbled on a YouTube channel that I love. Ayesha Curry is a mom who makes fun videos with recipes and cool mommy finds. Her YouTube channel, Little Lights of Mine covers: *Tag Videos *Mommy Must Haves *Fitness Fridays *Vlogging (Family Trips) Ayesha has a 2 year old daughter so if you’re a new mom or have… Read more →

Groundbreaking Women’s Weekly Cover

I can’t remember the last time I bought a women’s magazine. I love fashion but I don’t like the fake ideology many magazine covers represent.  When the world’s most beautiful supermodels, actresses, and entertainers are airbrushed and photoshopped what message does that send to women??? I’m pretty comfortable with my freckles, laugh lines, and crooked teeth. It would be nice if… Read more →

Why You Should Date An Ugly Duckling

We are all familiar with Hans Christian Andersen’s worldwide tale of The Ugly Duckling…a homely barnyard bird lives a life of ridicule and hardship then matures and blossoms into a beautiful swan.  This fairytale ending comes to fruition for many young girls who went through that awkward stage of acne, braces, glasses, bad bangs, perms gone wrong, and hand me downs.… Read more →

Kudos to Cheerios Commercial With Biracial Couple

*May 31, 2013* I don’t think I’ve ever gotten teary eyed watching a commercial. Oh wait, there’s that David Beckham one in his H&M undies, but those were tears of joy. After seeing a Cheerios commercial featuring a biracial couple and their mixed daughter, I must say it really moved me. Bear with me, I’m menstruating emo right now. Growing… Read more →

Mariah Carey Concert

CALLING ALL LAMBS: Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  My amazing imaginary BFF Mariah Carey will be teaming up with St. Jude Children’s Hospital to raise money and celebrate the day of love. Mimi will perform a special private show for the winner and their Boo at her crib in NY.  Pretty awesome, right? You can enter by making… Read more →