Family Call~A Sunday Tradition

Living Intentionally: “Family Call”Throughout my formative years, my parents encouraged the good habits of productivity, personal responsibility, and self-motivation.  On Sunday evenings in a time set aside and referred to as “Family Call”, we would gather to powwow.  It was our version of a family forum.

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White After Labor Day?

Back in my professional fundraising days, I started a side-hustle called StyleFusion- a business brand for my creative outlet, an opportunity to be paid for the freelance writing, event management, design, decorating, and staging work I loved doing. The name StyleFusion came from working with the concept that someone’s personal style is unique, and can extend past the closet-dressing the home and table.

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Celebrate It All! Making the Mundane Magnificent!

My mother’s little sister, my Aunt Karen, possesses a special talent for making most anything fun, and she showed me that we could find a reason to celebrate almost any time. Helping me hone my party skills, many an afternoon snack break turned into an Oreo and Dr. Pepper homework completion celebration, with toasting and merriment for two!  We would play “fashion girl” in her  closet-a budding fashionista’s version of dress-up.  Aunt Karen worked in television production, as a  freelance wardrobe contractor.

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Tuesday Table Talk

Good morning, sunshine! What’s for breakfast? From simple to extravagant, tablescapes run the gamut.  Let’s talk tables. Even more specifically, let’s talk about what’s on your kitchen table, or the place that you gather. Your table is there to greet you and your loved ones every day, right? So, what does it say?……Okay, there are no hard and fast rules. Creating an inviting “everyday” table can be as simple as starting with a clean, blank surface, and layering.

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