The Real Life Category

Wednesday 27 September, 2023

Painted Pickle and Painted Park Bring More Fun to the ATL BeltLine Opening Winter 2023

Atlanta’s Painted Hospitality Expands Winter Offerings: Introducing Painted Pickle and Painted Park to Metro Atlanta Renowned for their acclaimed establishments, The Painted Pin and The Painted Duck, Atlanta-based company Painted Hospitality is taking their hospitality ventures to new heights this Winter. Doubling down on their success, they are thrilled to introduce two distinctive concepts to […]

Thursday 31 August, 2023

Be a Part of the Xfinity HBCU Tour 2023 Event, Featuring CAU and More, Hosted by Comcast NBCUniversal

TOUR TO VISIT ATLANTA UNIVERSITY CENTER CONSORTIUM THIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 WHAT: The Xfinity HBCU Tour is stopping at the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) in Atlanta, Georgia. The tour focuses on Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) and entrepreneurism while bringing Black art, culture, and entertainment to Historically Black Colleges and […]

Monday 24 April, 2023

Five Tips You Need to Know to Spring Forward into Summer Savings

With spring already underway, it’s exciting to know that summer is just around the corner. Many people like to start fresh this time of year by participating in the ritual of spring savings to prepare for summer vacations, activities and plans. Below are five tips and tricks on how to get your finances “summertime” ready: […]

Wednesday 01 March, 2023


Comcast forms a yearlong partnership with to amplify community impact in service areas Comcast Central Division partnered with, a provider of corporate social impact experiences, to facilitate and host a volunteering event with the nonprofit, the Happy Hope Foundation. Through Team Up, Comcast’s employee volunteer program, Comcast employees volunteered to make activity kits […]

Monday 17 October, 2022

5 Reasons You Should Visit Italy ASAP

With its ancient cathedrals, hilltop villages, and seaside resorts, Italy is like no other place on earth. If you’re looking for a vacation that’s as cultured as it is scenic, look no further than Italy. With so many places that make up this amazing country, there’s no shortage of things to do when visiting Italy. […]

Friday 27 May, 2022

Black Owned Businesses to Check Out in Roanoke, VA

Roanoke, VA sure has some gems! Before coming on this press trip, I was aware during some presentations with Virginia Blue Ridge about the growing black own businesses that are in this town. I was so happy to hear this as a black own business myself, and I knew I was going to make some […]

Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Best Tips to Start Saving for Retirement as an Entrepreneur

Thank you DiversyFund for sponsoring this post. It’s never too early to learn about investing for your future! I have been an entrepreneur for eight years, and I am very conscious of my future financial goals. This year alone has made me more aware that I need to think more about my financial future, and […]

Thursday 02 April, 2020

Smart Strategies on Rebuilding Credit After Student Loan Default

Thank you Lexington Law Firm for sponsoring this post. A high service partner and consumer advocate that will help you fight for the credit you deserve! Welcome to adulting, where sometimes you have to worry about your credit and debt that you owe. One of the biggest debts that I owe is on my student […]

Thursday 09 January, 2020


The Burgess Hotel, formerly a Wingate by Wyndham, is now open in Buckhead. This is Buckhead’s first boutique hotel in the city! I love boutique hotels, because they go above and beyond to get you more than just hotel accommodations, they give you an experience! The Burgess Hotel will offer 102 keys, including seven suites and […]

Friday 24 May, 2019

The Top Places to Stay in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

I am excited to share with you all that this summer I will be returning to my second home in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico! I loved it so much that I am returning to my Air bnb that I stayed in last year. Another full month and I’m just thrilled to go back to such […]

Saturday 18 May, 2019

Where to Stay in Charleston: Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant

Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant is located just across the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, the “Gateway to Historic Downtown Charleston.”  The hotel is a quick and comfortable drive to beautiful beaches, award-winning golf courses, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, plantations, gardens and other area attractions.    The upscale hotel offers an affordable and convenient option to […]

Monday 22 April, 2019


This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. All opinions are my own.  I hope you all have been enjoying my college tip series in collaboration with Home Depot’s Retool Your School Program. Ten years ago, I graduated from the highly acclaimed Atlanta HBCU Clark Atlanta University, and I want to share advice that I […]

Wednesday 03 April, 2019

5 Life Lessons College Students and Alums Should Keep In Mind After Graduation

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. All opinions are my own.  College is definitely the foundation that shapes your career and helps you figure out what you will be finally when you grow up. I know for a fact as a college alumni myself, college give so much life long lessons to keep […]

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

How Media Representation Influenced My “School Daze” Decision to Attend an HBCU at Clark Atlanta University

Being a teenager, one is usually faced with picking a university as one of the hardest decisions a young adult has to make that will shape the rest of their lives. I remember exactly how I chose my decision to go to my alma mater, Clark Atlanta University. I think it was a cosmic decision […]