Miss 17 Going to Prom 16
You know how you have a teenage daughter and they sigh and huff at everything because you just don’t get it because you’re only mom and you’ve never been cool?  Yeah, last week that was me with Miss 17 as we drove around for 5 and a half hours looking […]

Miss 17 Goes to Prom


Hands on Globe 6
Have you ever been inside so long that you’ve almost forgotten what it feels like to feel the warmth of the sun on your skin?  To hear the sound of birds singing?  To smell the dirty comforting scent of grass?  Well, that’s how I was last week during my switch […]

Imagine a World With None of That


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Join me for Shoe Style Saturday this Saturday! I’m a shoe girl big time but I also love clothes, handbags, jewelry and makeup but that’s another story. Anyway, I decided to create Shoe Style Saturday as a way to challenge myself to wear every pair of shoes that I own […]

What I Wore Wednesday #8 and Real Momma, Real Style



Judgement Day by Wanda L. Dyson
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK) The weekly cable news show Judgment Day with Suzanne Kidwell promises to expose businessmen, religious leaders, and politicians for the lies they tell.  Suzanne positions herself as a champion of ethics and morality with a backbone of steel ~ until a revelation […]

Book Review: Judgment Day: A Novel by Wanda L. ...


Shoe Style Saturday 13
This picture was actually taken last year while the hubs and I were driving around the lake.  At this point, I actually begged him to stop the car so I could get a shot of my shoes with the lake as a background.  I love when the hubs indulges my […]

Shoe Style Saturday


the mahogany way cafe 9
Almost 16 years ago, I traded in my sporty little white Ford Escort GT for a mini van.  Not a “swagga wagon” but a big teal green got a pack of screaming kids in the back and gooey stuff between the seats mini van.  I was twenty~two years old and […]

I’m Guest Posting at the mahogany way birth cafe



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Join me for Shoe Style Saturday this Saturday! I’m a shoe girl big time but I also love clothes, handbags, jewelry and makeup but that’s another story. Anyway, I decided to create Shoe Style Saturday as a way to challenge myself to wear every pair of shoes that I own […]

What I Wore Wednesday #7 and Real Momma, Real Style


The world is in the hands of knowledge 4
The other night as I was driving home, alternating between singing my heart out and listening to talk radio, something made my ears perk up…  A conversation between George Noory and some guy named “Uncle Ted”.  Can I just pause right here to say that late night radio is waaaay […]

Dude, That Major? Guaranteed to Keep You Unemployed


Makeup Free Monday 11
Makeup Free Monday is hosted by The Beauty Bean as an initiative for women to celebrate real beauty.  I love makeup almost as much as I love shoes but I also like encouraging women to embrace their natural beauty.  Confidence is beautiful, makeup is the enhancer. To participate in Shoe Style Saturday, […]

Makeup Free Monday Mingle: Memorial Day, Candy and Other Preferences