Tag Archive: graduation

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 04

Sozo Signature Salon at Sandy Cove Women’s Retreat

Last Saturday I had an opportunity to tag along with Stephen Wilkerson, one of the owners of Sozo Signature Mobile Salon. He was at the Sandy Cove Women’s Ministries Retreat in Northeast Maryland, contracted to provide hair and makeup services for many of the women that were participating in one of the programs. When I …

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May 30

Weekend Wind-Down Party | Week 19

Garfield the Cat

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Last week’s graduation, the party afterwards and Memorial Day weekend was truly wonderful yet exhausting, therefore, I think I will be sleeping in late tomorrow!  Click here to see yesterday’s Thankful Thursday post which is a recap of the weekend. I am glad to be back because I truly missed you …

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May 22

Accessorized with Avon | Thankful Thursday

Hello Friends and Happy Thankful Thursday   This has been another blessed week, with our oldest being accepted into the CLSC Program at the University of Delaware and tonight our youngest is graduating from Appoqunimink High School!   I don’t let grass grow under my feet either because in addition to working full time outside …

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Apr 29

Placemats to Purses | Published by Parade

Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday I had a different post scheduled for today but decided to showcase my second DIY article which was published by Parade Magazine on Monday. Thanks to their partnership with Sverve, bloggers have an opportunity to submit original content articles to be considered for publication at Parade.com.  There is no monetary compensation but …

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Mar 04

Majestical Jewelry

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday! I love all jewelry especially necklace and earring sets because they can really jazz up an outfit.  You can put on a colorful statement necklace with a t-shirt, a sweatshirt or even dark clothing and the whole outfit appears brighter …

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Jun 23

He Grew Up Way Too Fast!

He was born way too early – 3 months premature weighing only 2.8 pounds (1992) Then he was FIVE – last surgery to repair his esophagus…first solid meal…removal of feeding tube (1997) Then he was TEN – struggling in school but surviving…facing all odds..learning new things (2002) Then he was FIFTEEN – a teenager…tall and …

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May 23

OOTD – Flower Power

Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve! Today is actually my Friday as I will officially be on vacation starting at 5:00 p.m. today until next Tuesday- que up the Flintstone’s theme song – YabbaDabbaDoo!!!  I can’t believe it’s the Memorial Day Weekend already, seems like only yesterday it was Easter.  I guess it’s true what they …

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Jun 27

OOTD – Sizzling Summer Sun

Alrighty now….here we go again…the next heatwave is coming.  Excessive heat warning is in effect starting tomorrow with temps reaching 97 on Saturday.  I miss the days when I could work from home because I would definitely be poolside with my laptop on Friday!  Oh well, those days are long gone and now I can …

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