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I am not my hair | A natural girl reflection

So, I got my hair braided recently for an upcoming trip to Italy and it’s been interesting to see how people respond to me with longer (synthetic) hair. And it got me to thinking. Why do we define people (particularly black women) based on hair? If you choose to straighten it, lock it, cut it short or off…it’s your HAIR! ...

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Traveling to Rome | tips on saving money

Well the time is almost here. Im sitting in our connecting airport waiting to board our flight headed to magnificent Rome, Italy. It’s been quite the journey so far.  So let me give you a few tips if your thinking if saving money and time. *  Check all connecting airports near your home airport. You might find a cheaper ticket ...

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Portland's Most Awesome "Destination" Playgrounds

Spring time is almost here and it’d time to take the little ones outdoors. I found this great review of kid parks in Portland .. I’ll add my reviews later. We plan on hitting one of these awesome parks today and enjoy the 67 degree weather

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2014 Academy Awards –my top pics for best dressed

Some of my favorite best dressed at the Academy Awards today And…..In case you missed the winners for the 2014 Academy Awards Here is the winners list: Best Picture 12 Years a Slave Best Actor in a Leading Role Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) Best Actress in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) Best Actor in a Supporting Role ...

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Traveling with an infant | Tips & Tricks

I was so excited that I was going to get a chance to take our newborn to visit my home town Chicago Illinois. When I first learned that I was going to be flying with Zoe at 4 months I started to again time to the internet and do some research. There were tons of YouTube videos blogs and just ...

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American workers are way behind: Blame U.S. employers

In an ever changing society we have to insure that our loved ones and children are prepared for the future. In this current behind the scenes look, we can read about the controversy and shortage of American companies and jobs. What are you doing to prepare your children for the future? Or are you waiting for them to provide the ...

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Deal of the day – $5 Halloween costumes

If you have been planning on making your tiny tots Halloween costumes, now you don’t have to unless you really want to. Today only I found a great deal at Old Navy $5 Costumes. I think I’m headed there now

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Urban Mommy Inc | Brunch Swap

If your like me, as a Mom your always looking for new ways to save. So why not save, meet new moms, give back and have fun all at the same time. So here’s the skinny:  Urban Mommy Brunch Swap October 22, 2013 11am-2pm If all goes well we will have these once or twice per quarter. Clothing, toys, dvds ...

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Are you a traditional wedding dress girl?

So our wedding nuptials are fast approaching and with a new baby on the way and a host of other things to prepare for, finding a dress was the last thing on my mind until I ran across a beautiful colored dress that totally fits my personality. So I started researching the whole traditional white gown. And I wasn’t surprised ...

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Rookie Prego Mommy to be Top essentials while pregnant

I believe when a woman begins this exciting journey of pregnancy and motherhood like hitting puberty there are some unexpected imbalances and some exciting turns in the road. Of course for each woman, this experience is very different. But while pregnant, I’ve been taking note of some of the things that have made my experiences a little easier and more ...

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