Happy New Year! I cannot believe another year has come, and gone. January is always a month of adjustment and I am looking forward to Spring. Here are some of the items I’m loving right now during a Texas Winter This Jeweled Cardigan by Ann Taylor was a great find for the holidays but I’m
What is going on…with work wear? (Outfit Ideas Included)
(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission when purchases are made using my link.) It has been a while since my last blog post…. but I am back! We have been in a global pandemic for over two years now, I know I can’t believe it either, and some of us are
100th Anniversary of the 12th Man
My college football games were always exciting. Texas A&M has so many traditions and one of the most famous is the 12th man. The tradition started when one Aggie made the decision to stand on the sidelines ready to enter the game after watching the Aggie football team suffer injury after injury. His act of
Where have I been?
I haven’t written a blog post in a while. SO where have I been? Here is the short answer, I completed two Diversity and Inclusion certifications (yay!), I completed my very first Brand photoshoot (with Draper James yay!), and I have been working on secondment with a client of my law firm (more on that
Back to Work Ballet Flats
Transitioning back to work will be an adjustment but many of us already know, or have an idea, of when our companies will want us to return to the office. I have been preparing my wardrobe, and mind, for more in person interaction. One key thing I have started wearing again are shoes. I don’t
You can have it all…but not at the same time
I am not a full time influencer. I am a lawyer and I have billable hours. Oh…and I’m human. I have outside interests, organizations, boards, causes I care about, friends and family and so many other things I manage. I can’t have the same normal as someone else because to be honest, I don’t always
Why Black History Month Still Matters
Black History Month actually started as Negro History Week created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. President Gerald Ford made Black History Month a national celebration in 1976. Since 1976, The United States has celebrated Black History Month in February. During Black History month the achievements and contributions of Black Americans are celebrated. While Black
Each year of life brings new lessons. I wanted to share at least 4 things I learned on my journey to 40 and during the year 2020. Discernment is developed through listening- I moved much faster when I was in my 20’s. I felt everything needed to be completed by a certain time and instead
Last Minute Christmas Ideas!
We are counting down the days to Christmas and my last minute advice is Keep it simple! This year has thrown us a hefty dose of the unexpected and the last thing any of us need is unnecessary stress over Christmas gatherings or gifts. I wanted to put together a few easy event and gift
Vote, Vote, Vote!
The vote is the most powerful non-violent tool we have. -John Lewis I agree with this quote from Civil rights activist and the former U.S. Representative John Lewis, who passed away this year. 2020 has been a whirlwind for so many different reasons. The United States and the world have changed so much in one