I love the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day absolutely my most favorite time of the year. I will admit, it may have a little to do with the fact that my birthday and wedding anniversary are right in the middle of that time span, but it also has to do with the…

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I grew up on New York & Company. At that time, they were called Lerner. My grandmother loved Lerner. It was her go to place to buy clothes for all of her granddaughters. In fact, she got me my very 1st credit card from Lerner. Of course, my mother had to keep the card so…

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With the Incredibles 2 coming out earlier this year, and the release of my latest book, “Think Like A CEO, Act Like A Mom: The Pursuit of Work Life Integration”, this was the perfect year for me to dress up as Elastigirl for Halloween. For those of you who have not seen The Incredibles 2…

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Columbia Kids Save

For the last 2 years I have worked to launch a bike share program in our city of Columbia and to start a child savings account program in partnership with the school district. Both projects, although great programs, met with several obstacles before we were able to launch them. From funding issues, legal concerns and…

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In celebration of Halloween, I wanted to share with you an excerpt of my new book where I share a Halloween memory and the lessons learned. …. “It was Halloween and I had just spent the better part of the year traveling around talking to audiences about healthy lifestyles and introducing children to fun alternatives…

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Let’s face it – the last month has been something. The world watched as the Supreme Court confirmation hearing unfolded on national tv. And that “world” included our children. Every morning and every evening, you heard stories of drinking, sexual assault and out-of-control teen parties. As an attorney, a former domestic abuse and sexual assault…

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I love Tiffany Haddish.  She is so funny and always keeps it real.  She undeniably has had an amazing year.  From her movie stealing role in Girls Trip and releasing her book The Last Black Unicorn to her becoming the first black female comedian to host Saturday Night Live and winning an Emmy for that appearance for…

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Woman looking off into the distance

The other day I was up at the courthouse representing a client.  We were up there around the time of the foreclosure sale.  This is when someone has lost their house in a foreclosure and the property is sold by the court.  This is the final stage to a foreclosure. While at the courthouse, unfortunately,…

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Atlanta, Georgia Ferris Wheel

Atlanta has always been one of my favorite destinations for a weekend getaway. From the days in high school hanging around Underground Atlanta to my college days going to Freaknik in the Spring to my early career days attending young professional mixers and social events. Atlanta has something for everyone. And as I have grown…

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Tameika Isaac and Jamie Devine at the Free Times Best of 2018 Party

The Free-Times, a Columbia-based newspaper, asks their readers each year to “nominate and vote on who’s the Best Of Columbia.” After the tally of votes, the paper hosted a party for all the winners on August 28, 2018. The theme of the 2018 Free Times Best of Party was “Safari”. I wore an animal print…

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