The holidays are a joyous time to celebrate, but can often remind one of their money issues. There are a few easy steps to help conquer overspending, under spending, and giving great gifts. After reading this article you will be armed and ready to tackle clearance racks, and learn how to effectively save some serious cash. Back of the Store Most clearance and closeout items are located at the … [Read more...] about Holiday Savings
Archives for November 2011
Can we even call reality television Hollywood? The recent popularity of shows like "Basketball Wives" and"The Real Housewives of _____" has my head spinning in circles. Here we have women flaunting their supposed wealth, relationships, and bodies on television, while creating a negative stereotype of women everywhere. Meanwhile, we have the Kardashians, who should basically have their own network … [Read more...] about Real TV vs Reality TV
Ms. Watts, Co-Founder/Editor at Miss Millennia Magazine asked: What is your goal in the arts? What would be your dream job? What a much simpler world it would be if I had just one goal or one dream job in sight. Truth is, I have numerous goals that fall into various categories. I jokingly blame my mother for making sure I was exposed to any and everything! My Saturdays were like a scavenger … [Read more...] about What is Your Goal in the Arts? What Would Be Your Dream Job?
I've talked before about the beauty of independent artistry. The freedom that you are given to create your art is such a gift and a blessing. To be able to hone and own your craft under your own guidance is one wonderful thing. To be able to successfully produce and market your artistry is a greater accomplishment that often takes years to achieve. I just recently became a producer when I … [Read more...] about The Struggles of Independent Artistry
Harry Belafonte once said, "Art is invincible." Why must we deprive our youth of something that can make them so powerful and free? I remember my elementary school days vividly and fondly. More so than the basic school work, I remember the artistic outlets offered at my urban public elementary school in great detail. I was able to participate in some of the most unique programs including Talented … [Read more...] about The Lack of Arts Education in Public Schools
Walking into the Kimera bridal store and entering Lisette’s working station, you become enthralled with her small fashion domain. As Assistant Designer/Seamstress, she helps to design, sew dresses, and creates jewelry pieces providing a different element to the traditional bridal wear. But as you watch her work, you wonder how did she get here? Lisette hails from Brooklyn, New York of Jamaican … [Read more...] about Lisette Ffolkes: Emerging Fashion Designer