Rep Yo City…with some Wine and Words

Let’s do a #FBF post to the ladies of Wine and Words… On another episode of Wine and Words, Shari and DNC salute their hometowns (NY and STL) and speak to the regional differences that they love, loath and now see in their own children. Get ready for some nostalgia, cuss words and motherhood wrapped…

Smiling May Not Be Overrated After All

I’m a Midwest reppin’, Cardinal wearing, mean mugging alpha female from the beautiful yet scary city of St. Louis, Missouri. To mean mug in the city was sort of like saying “hello,” but with a side of “you better not say anything else to me though.” So, you can only imagine the wake-up call I…

[The Movement] #Blackdollarsmatter

I’m starting a new topic called “The Movement” to highlight current efforts to push change in our community. Sometimes we miss moments when we can join a movement so hopefully this will help keep us on top of key cultural affairs. Message: Hit’em in the pockets “Cash rules everything around me. C.R.E.A.M. Get the money….

It’s not “okay” Ferguson

So I wanted to do a different post today; something that was focused on winning the war and not the battle. Or something positive and inspirational for all my fathers, brothers, sons and nephews back home. But I woke up this morning with a different feeling, a feeling of anger, stress, frustration, anxiety, worry and…

[Mid-WYFE’s Motivation] Catch some positivity this week!

When I was younger, I looked mean all the time. I mean, just walking done the street I had on my daily “mean mug”, refusing to smile at the sun, earth and definitely not any person. It wasn’t because I was mad or disgruntled…it was just a face I made. I assumed that it was…