Tag: Black Style

Want a Margherita Pizza?

No this isn’t a food blog, but you never know what will move you to write. Margherita Pizza may show up in one of my future plots. You never know. Together with an ice cold bottle of beer, Margherita pizza has to be one of the best tasting pizzas I’ve eaten and I’m a card-carrying, sausage lover. Since then it has become a frozen pizza staple in my freezer. it’s Marinara sauce, flavored with garlic and oregano, the mozzarella, fresh basil, and tomatoes are to die for. Because it lacks animal fat, it’s easier to appreciate the other flavors.

All Hats Off to Mom on Mother’s Day!

I remember Mother’s Day from wa-a-ay back in the day when all of the women in the church would dress up and then set it off in hats, fur stoles, and high heels. Their looks were mesmerizing and as eye-catching as any Hollywood movie star’s. Easter was for the children, but Mother’s Day was a woman’s day to shine. I remember the famous, frothy, ice cold frappes served at the Mother’s Day Teas and the Fashion Shows put on with clothes supplied by Evans and Fashion Plate clothiers.

2013 NAACP Image Awards Doesn’t Disappoint

“Scandal’s” Kerry Washington, exchanged a long embrace with her Scandal co-star, President Fitzgerald Grant, played by actor Tony Goldwyn, as he presented her with the best actress in a drama award last night at the NAACP 44th Annual Image Awards. This caused the females in the audience to cheer, and that wasn’t the only great moment.

A Baby Boomer’s Tips to Manage Your Boss

The roommate from hell who almost made you dropout of college your freshman year didn’t change. She just grew into a mean woman and now she’s your boss. Unfortunately she brings the same messiness to her team or a department,.

Those messes are a result of her inability or unwillingness to dialog professionally in order to communicate her vision. She may also have some issues with compromise. If you don’t manage the situation in a way that makes her value your contribution, before long, she will use antagonism and negativity to manage you.

Summer Gardens for the Outdoor Souls

If you’ve been with me for a while, you know that I like to post pictures of my summer garden as well as what I see in my neighbors yards from walks around the community. Well, during summer hiatus, one of my favorite sites is houzz.com. Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite garden and flower pictures from them. Please enjoy your tour.

If It Cost You Too Much…

(Notes from Gen X)
When you expect to receive something in return for exchange of your services, you have just put yourself up for sale, and you will undoubtedly be disappointed because your purchase price will not be as high as you expected. Then, you will become resentful and bitter, left feeling the need to remind everyone of what you have done, or how much you have given up.

What I Know for Sure . . . So Far

At this tender age of 31, I have finally come to a place of love and acceptance of myself. I have learned that I am going to be stuck with me for a long doggone time so I no longer need anyone but myself to validate me. I’m a single mother now and that raises a lot of questions in my head. Am I a good example to my daughter? Did I try hard enough with her father? Do I give her what she needs? Depending on the time I ask these questions, I may give myself a different answer. All I know is that at any given moment, I am giving my child, myself, and the world the best that I have to give.

Boomacious Fashions!

Who wants to be the designer to the Boomers? I was able to cull out a few trends that will work for the Boomacious as we strive to remain relevant in a society that still doesn’t get it. Boomers have more disposable income than any generation and maybe we’d spend some of it if we could find a pair of comfortable shoes!