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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Columbia Sistahs in Business Expo - power panel

I was honored to be a panelist on the Columbia stop of Sisters In Business Expo Super Power Panel Saturday, August 11, 2018. The expo was created to celebrate entrepreneurial women of color and to provide an accessible platform where they can showcase and grow their businesses. This expo will welcome 60+ vendors from Columbia…

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In June, I had the honor of being recognized by the Columbia Regional Business Report as one of its 22 women of influence for 2018. “Among this year’s honorees are professionals in nonprofits, architecture, real estate, banking, law, marketing, college administration and biofuels. A profile of each honoree will be published in the July 16 issue of…

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vacationing on the beach

Have you ever been strolling through your feed on social media and see all your friends having fabulous vacations? A week in Jamaica, the Caribbean, Europe or Hawaii? Do you sit there wishing it was you but feeling that you don’t either have the time or the money to take such amazing vacations? Well Instead…

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This summer my oldest was accepted into a camp at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math in Hartsville, South Carolina. Hartsville is a beautiful town about an hour away from where we live in Columbia. Our family has started a tradition of having a mini vacation on the weekend that we take…

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Our family pet

Has your child been begging for a pet? Like you, I have children who love dogs. Most of their friends have dogs or cats at home and so for years they have begged me to get a dog for the house. Now I’m not crazy. With my schedule and the demands and responsibilities of having…

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