Last year the Essence Festival hosted several events to celebrate all things Blackness and Womanhood in New Orleans, and Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! It was a magnificent year for my brand and my life. I was home long enough to close … Continue reading Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review
The NOLA Christmas Fest is guaranteed to get you in the Holiday Spirit and bring the kid out in us all!
It makes for the perfect date. Full of Holiday Festivities for the entire family! And a fabulous fun Girl’s Only event.
I took my girls and we had a fantastic time!! Continue reading NOLA ChristmasFest with my NOLA Girls
If you live in New Orleans or visiting you are sure to feel the holiday spirit flowing throughout the city in addition to the mesmerizing spirit of New Orleans. The air alone will suffocate the feeling of loneliness as it wraps you up into the heart of the city. No matter your faith, you are sure to get caught up in the spirit and take your off feeling lonely. Continue reading What do the lonely do at Christmas
On this day in 1994 I was admitted into Labor & Delivery to be induced labor due to loss of amniotic fluid, my baby was in my womb in a partially dried-up water bag. Being forced into labor was the worse pain ever. I cried to my Mama, begged for drugs, epidural or to be knocked unconscious. I couldn’t take the pain, but I would … Continue reading Happy Birthday to my One and Only Son & Happy Birthing Anniversary to Me!!
SHOP G.H.I. Pop Up Shop “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number” fea NOLA KidPreneurs SHOP G.H.I. Pop Up Shop “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number” fea NOLA KidPreneurs — Read on nolakidpreneurs.wordpress.com/2019/11/23/shop-g-h-i-pop-up-shop-age-aint-nothing-but-a-number-fea-nola-kidpreneurs/ Continue reading SHOP G.H.I. Pop Up Shop “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number” fea NOLA KidPreneurs
“ALL SAINTS DAY,” The New Orleans Tribune, America’s first Black daily, 154 years ago. “The ancients, who seem to have been more familiar than ourselves with the idea of death, and perhaps more constantly ready to meet the monster and look it in the face…” Read the full article below. “This day is devoted, among many families, to honor the memory of departed friends. The … Continue reading ALL SAINTS DAY,” The New Orleans Tribune November 1, 1865
I never looked back over my life and said “I made it from being a teen mom, pregnant at 16, then again at 17 and my road to entrepreneurship. I just kept getting up after every time some situation or someone pushed me down. Some times it was harder to get myself up out of my pit of despair. when I hit rock bottom it was actually my children who were my light, they help dig me out. And since feeling the cold hard ground upon my skin it’s my kids whose words of encouragement keep me from falling back in. There’s nothing like having a tiny human being cheering you on and I owe so much to them. Continue reading My NOLA Life: Teen Mom to Successful Entrepreneur
Join Daughters Beyond Incarceration on Friday, October 4th from 6-9pm at NORD St Bernard Center for a free event discussing the laws we’re changing and the unveiling of our traveling photo exhibition! Date And Time Fri, October 4, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT Location 1500 Lafreniere St New Orleans, LA 70122 About Daughters Beyond Incarceration Daughters Beyon Incarceration works to enhance the lives … Continue reading Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition
“Built by the Community” “The best music, food, art. And bring the kids!” Free admission. Gentilly Fest celebrates all things New Orleans! FREE ADMISSION FESTIVAL HOURSFriday, October 11th : 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Saturday, October 12th : 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.mSunday, October 13th : 12:00 noon – 7:00pm. LOCATIONGentilly Festival is located at Pontchartrain Park Playground 5701 Press Dr. New Orleans, LA | @ … Continue reading The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community
SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 – 11 AM – 6 PM ARMSTRONG PARK: 835 N. Rampart St. New Orleans, LA PRICE FREE – donations encouraged ABOUT L.O.C.A.L.S. FEST Celebrate the city’s up-and-coming artists, chefs, musicians and more at the inaugural LOCALS Fest, Saturday, Sept. 28 at Armstrong Park. This fest is free and open to the public. LOCALS, which stands for, Loving Our Community As Louisiana, is … Continue reading L.O.C.A.L.S’ Fest Nola