How I’m honoring my mother on my wedding day

Disclaimer: I was asked to participate in the #JaredTimelessMoments campaign, sponsored by Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry.  Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own Planning my wedding has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride driven by my emotions. It’s a collective bunch of happiness, sadness, nervousness and OMGness. When he first proposed, I immediately told him…
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Style Show Off: Learning To Try The New

Confession: My closet bores me to the core of my soul. I recently moved (I’ll talk about that in another post) which has forced me to look at every single piece of clothing I own. There’s so much black. I mean it’s a funeral in there. And don’t get me wrong I simply adore black. I think it’s chic and…
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7 Wedding Essentials from BabbleBoxx To Make Planning Your Wedding A Bit Easier

If you haven’t gotten the memo (a la all my IG stories and posts, my Facebook rants and my Twitter confessions) I’m getting married…in less than four months. YIKES. I had the bright idea to move into a house and plan my own wedding. You could say that I’m stressed beyond words. I’m two seconds from heading to the courthouse…
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How To Boost Your Blog Traffic With These SEO Tips

I tell everyone who is looking to become a full-time blogger that you need to figure out (quickly) what your streams of income will be. Having multiple streams of income is the only way you will survive. There will be times when the sponsored post game will be scarce (first quarter is always rough for me) and you won’t be able to pay…
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Flat Out Gorgeous: 16 Unbelievably Cute Flats Under $100

Anyone who knows me knows that I love to LOOK at a good heel but I’ve skeeted past the stage of stuffing my feets inside unwelcoming shoes. Hence why flats kinda make my feet all warm and fuzzy on the inside (literally). Besides, there’s nothing worst than the girl who’s been rocking those Louboutins for an hour or two too…
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How To Choose Your Bridesmaids With No Regrets

I never thought that choosing bridesmaids would be so freaking hard. The few times that I visualized my wedding (trust it wasn’t that many) I thought I kinda knew who my bridesmaids would be. But at 40 years old your tolerance for bullshit decreases so does your friends list. So how do you choose your bridesmaids?
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3 Things You Could Be Doing To Your Skin That’s Ruining Your Summer Glow

I know it’s hard to believe with all the rain in our forecast this Spring but Summer is on the horizon. Soon we’ll be relaxing with our besties on the beach, entertaining our career connects at the hottest rooftops in the city and hopefully making a few cameos at the neighborhood cookouts. It’s so easy to forget about our summer skin…
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How To Blog Courses #BetterWithTy

When I started blogging in 2010 there was no blueprint or manual for us. We learned everything by trail and error (I promise you it was mostly error). The biggest question I get is “how to blog”. So I’ve created a few blogging courses where I share all the different things I’ve learned since starting my blog. The courses will all be…
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That Time I Tried On The Best Pair Of Jeans EVER at The NYDJ National Fit Tour

When’s the last time you went to the mall, tried on jeans and stomped away cause nothing fit. That is my life! That is usually the fate of my denim try-on moments. BUT I was recently inviting out to Roosevelt Field Mall to check out the NYDJ National Fit Tour and my skeptical mind has been changed. I’ve gotta brag about my experience to…
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VIDEO: How to cope with the loss of a mom on Mother’s Day

Hello luvahs! With Mother’s Day coming up I’ve been out and about promoting my book, Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died. I stopped by my old stomping grounds at Hello Beautiful (I’m the former style & beauty editor) and I chatted with Keyaira Kelly about coping during the holidays, why I choose this topic for my first book and what…
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