by Tamara on March 26, 2015

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  Back at the end of 2014 I learned about a company called ClassPass.  What's ClassPass you ask?  Only one of the best concepts to ever hit the workout scene.  ClassPass is a monthly membership to the best boutique fitness classes in your city!  For $79-99 per month depending on your city ($79 per month for Charlotte), you get unlimited classes to studios in the ClassPass network, but you can only visit a particular studio up to 3 times in a monthly cycle.  That means you can mix it up and not get in a rut of doing the same workout day after day and week after week.  There are tons Read More ...

Oh, Happy Day!

by Tamara on March 23, 2015


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Theory blouse: c/o Marshalls Rockstar jeans: Old Navy Steve Madden sandals: c/o Marshalls Necklace: c/o Belk Betsey Johnson earrings: Belk Bracelet: c/o Versona Accessories Cork handbag: Just Fab Location: Plaza Midwood (Charlotte) Photography: Maya Elious   The day I took these photos had to be the most perfect day ever.  Or at least this year.  The sun was shining, the temperature was in the mid-70s, and a nice, cool breeze was blowing.  My photographer and I hung out in the Plaza Midwood area of Charlotte where people were out walking their dogs, riding bicycles, having lunch outside, and strolling in and out of local shops.  I couldn't resist stopping at the King Read More ...

Ladies’ Night By Mary Kay Andrews

by Tamara on March 19, 2015

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Imagine that you're a full-time blogger on the rise.  Imagine that your husband has quit his job to work for your blog and brand handling the business aspect of the blog leaving you to focus on the content for the blog.  Now, imagine that the two of you separate and the next time you log in to your blog dashboard you find that your user name and password no longer work.  You call tech support and they inform you that the domain owner, your husband, has removed that user name from having access to the dashboard.  What do you do?   This is the setup in Ladies' Night by Mary Read More ...

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Here's the recap of BET's The Game Episode 808 (Season 8 Finale): Tasha tells Blue that he has a big game tomorrow and it's showtime.  Tasha asks Jason if he's excited about the big game tomorrow.  Tasha tells him that Chardonnay is gone and went back to Fresno.  She tells him that once again he's run away her best friend.   Jason goes over plays with Blue and asks him how he's feeling.  Blue says not too good and he thinks Malik is trying to smash his girl.  He says he has a gut feeling.  Jason says Malik is an honest, upstanding dude.  Blue says he slept with the owners Read More ...

Red Carpet + VIP Screening of Brotherly Love Starring Keke Palmer & Quincy Brown

2015,March 3
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Sunday, March 1, I had the opportunity to work the Red Carpet at the VIP Screening of Brotherly Love starring Keke Palmer, Quincy Brown, Romeo Miller, Cory Hardrict, Macy Gray, and more.  Lead stars Keke Palmer and Quincy Brown walked the red carpet prior to the screening of the movie and held a question and answer session immediately following the movie.  Romeo Miller was scheduled to attend, but had a dental emergency related to recently removed wisdom teeth.  Cast member Chris Jarell was also in attendance.    Home Depot's Retool Your School initiative sponsored the screening, which was held in Charlotte at Studio Movie Grill at the Epicentre.  Retool Your Read More ...

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What’s Making Me Happy

2015,March 2
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  Can you believe that it is already March?  This year is flying by and spring is just around the corner (I'm keeping my fingers crossed that spring temperatures come with it) and I cannot wait.  The thought of spring just makes me so happy, so I thought that I would share a few things that I'm loving and a few things that are making me happy right now.   This A. Bellucci leather tote courtesy of Marshalls.  I had been looking for the perfect white handbag and this is it!  It's made of genuine leather, so I know it will hold up when I put all of my stuff in Read More ...

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BET’s The Game – Episode 807

2015,February 25
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Here's this week's recap of BET's The Game Episode 807: Malik tells Jason to pop a pill one hour before sex and Kelly will think he's swinging a Louisville Slugger.  Jason says one of his sex rules is no pills.  He says they've never had problems in the bedroom.  Malik says Kelly is a very sexual woman and Jason doesn't know who Kelly has been getting it in with.  Jason accepts the pill. Tasha tells Blue he is sizzling on the field and he needs someone in his corner to make sure he's sizzling off the field too.  He says he was looking for a bigger management company.  Tasha says she Read More ...

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Continuing Blogger Education – Loop Giveaways, Affiliate Links, And More

2015,February 20
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This is a series that I started last year and want to pick back up this year.  I love staying up-to-date on what's happening in the blogging industry and want to be able to share it with you.  As with so many other industries, if you're serious and passionate about your craft or your profession, you are always learning.  Let's get into it!   ⇒Do you sprinkle affiliate links into your pinning experience?  Well, not anymore.  Pinterest Kills Off Affiliate Links Program, Leaving 'Power Pinners' in the Lurch.   ⇒Do you have a strategy when using social media?  Are you intentional with what you post?  Learn How To Rock Social Media Read More ...

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Sometimes You Just Need To Get Away

2015,February 16
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Have you ever just wanted to hop in your car and drive?  Just getaway from the sometimes hum-drum of your everyday life and experience something new?  I have.  In fact, I had that feeling recently.  I think winter probably does it to us most often, because we spend so much time indoors and there are so many cold, gloomy days that you just want something fresh.  A couple of weekends ago, I decided to hop in my car and drive to Florida – Jacksonville to be exact (this is where I apologize to my friends who live in Jacksonville that I didn't get to see. It was a quick trip. Read More ...

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BET’s The Game – Episode 806

2015,February 11
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Here's the recap of BET's The Game Episode 806: Chardonnay brings her sorority sister breakfast in bed.  She says she ought to be bringing her breakfast after all Chardonnay has been through.  She says she's going to throw Chardonnay a divorce party and tells her to take her ring off. Malik gets a haircut and receives a call from Keira.  She says Blue is gone with some other players for a fitness program for kids.  Malik said he did that back in his first string days.  Keira asks Malik to go to her acting class with her since Blue bailed on her. Malik asks his female barber how her skills are with Read More ...

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