• Fashion

    Dots N’ Things

    This smile is the result of an impromptu shopping trip that placed a gem in my closet and you’re looking right at it. I stopped by Nordstrom’s NYC flagship store a few weeks back to see what they have. If you’ve never been there, it’s floors of designer labels accompanied with a restaurant and bar. My main stop was the…

  • Fashion

    Luxury Spring Wish List

    Spring is here! Say hello to warm weather, blooming flowers and lighter jackets. A change in season can lift many spirits, which is something we could all use right now.  This quarterly moment also means new styles from retailers. I decided to create a luxury list of a few things I have my eyes on: FARM Rio Farm Rio’s clothing…

  • Shopping Tips

    3 Online Shopping Tips That Will Save You Money

    If you’re a shopper, like myself, then the goal is to buy what you want, but at the best price. Purchasing an item for less than retail value is rewarding because it’s money you can keep and use for something else. Every little bit counts because the ultimate goal is financial freedom. Here’s a few online shopping tips that your bank…

  • Business Spotlight

    Business Spotlight: Sweet Dames Artisan Confections

    February is the month of lovey-doveyness. No matter how much you hate it or love it, it’s all around!  For Business Spotlight, I set out to find a black owned dessert company. One that’s up and coming with scrumptious treats. I came across Sweet Dames Artisan Confections on Instagram and decided to order two items: Coconut Chocolate Bark and Salted Caramel…

  • Business Spotlight,  Jewelry

    Spotlight: Imperfections By LLA

    I enjoy hearing about the creative process when it comes to highlighting businesses. Why did they decide to make this product? What’s their vision? Where do they draw inspiration from? For this business, the owner couldn’t find jewelry she envisioned and started making her own. After being persuaded by her family, she decided to create Imperfections by LLA in 2011. …


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