Tag Archive: Delaware

Nov 07

Blogging for Small Business Presentation at eCommerce Sales and Marketing Workshop

Last month I had an opportunity to present Blogging for Small Business at the 2016 eCommerce Sales and Marketing Workshop, which was sponsored by the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) and Downtown Delaware held at DelTech in Dover, DE. As an attendee at the 2015 eCommerce Sales and Marketing Workshop I knew that I wanted …

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Jul 22

Wilmington High School Class of ’74 White Party

Last Saturday night, hubby and I attended the Wilmington High School Class of ‘74 White Party held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.  My husband actually graduated in 1975, but it was a 1974 Scholarship Fundraiser attended by many of the graduates including those from the classes of 1974 and beyond. Needless to say, …

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Jun 01

University of Delaware Convocation 2016

On Friday, May 27, 2016, our son, Tayair Ishmael Blake participated in a Convocation held at the University of Delaware where he received a Certificate of Successful Completion of Career and Life Studies (CLSC).  He along with his fellow classmates were part of the ceremony which also included hundreds of graduating students receiving an undergraduate …

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May 30

Summer Sangria Slush

Disclosure:  I was provided a sample of the Luis The Marinero Sangria to facilitate this review, however, all opinions are 100% my own.  Drink Responsibly. #luisthemarinero #sangriasummer #ad   Hello Summer!!!    Family fun in the sun with backyard pool parties and lots of food on the grill are great ways to kick off this year’s …

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Apr 27

Empowering Our Sisters : Our Journey to Wellness

Saturday I attended the 3rd Annual Health, Wellness and Empowerment Summit presented by the Wilmington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Empowering Our Sisters: Our Journey to Wellness event was held at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at the Christiana Hospital.  I was invited to attend and to provide social …

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Mar 16

Millennials in Motion

  Millennials in Motion    Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending an Impromptu Art Show at Cherné Altovise Studio. I was invited by my “adopted son” Terrance Vann who you may recall was the moderator of the “Out of the Box” Panel for National Entrepreneur Week. As a mother of two sons, I …

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Mar 02

National Entrepreneur Week Delaware

Last week I had the pleasure of being part of the “Out of the Box Business Panel” hosted by the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute (DFLI) in celebration of National Entrepreneur Week. These two free workshops were held at the Wilmington and Dover libraries which were great venues for attendees who came seeing information on either …

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Feb 15

Black History Delaware > Louis L. Redding

Reposted from http://www.aaregistry.org/ Louis L. Redding, prominent African American lawyer and civil rights pioneer, was born in 1901. Born in Alexandria, VA, Louis Lorenzo Redding grew up in Wilmington, DE, and graduated from Howard High School in 1919. Lawyer Redding, as he was affectionately called, continued his education and graduated from Brown University in 1923 …

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Jul 10

Road Trips to Retirement – The Ponds at Bayberry

Road Trips to Retirement with The Blake’s Our life long dream…work for about 30 years, pay off the mortgage, get the kids through college then retire and start enjoying life traveling around the world. Not once were the words “you have cancer” part of that dream. Oh, it’s a phrase and a harsh reality that …

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Oct 27

From Purses to Portfolios – The Money School of Delaware

Two years ago I attended my first From Purses to Portfolios Conference at the Chase Center on the Riverfront sponsored by The Money School of Delaware. I was so totally impressed with this free event that when I got home I immediately sat down and wrote a blog post (click here). Ronni Cohen, Executive Director …

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