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
Pattie Simone is founder and visionary of WomenCentric, LLC, “a global directory of women professionals, including experts, speakers, consultants, artists, activists and authors." WomenCentric has become a large platform for women entrepreneurs and a supportive community for those wanting to network, seeking job opportunities or get motivation from inspirational stories. Miss Millennia … [Read more...] about Behind the Scenes of WomenCentric, LLC
Fashion is all around us, it’s a lifestyle accessed through self-expression. It’s the attitude and confidence you have in yourself accessorized in the clothes you wear. You can exude an artistic side of yourself through whatever you may have in your closet, whether it is a hot pair of pumps or a pair of vintage jeans. Fashion can be a form of art you make your own. There are no rules in fashion it … [Read more...] about Fashion: What’s It To You?
Walk through any resort town and you’re bound to see an artist sitting in front of an easel, looking out over a beautiful view with paintbrush in hand. Admit it: You want to try that. It looks so peaceful and even therapeutic. It makes you want to run straight to the nearest hobby shop and pick up some supplies. So, why don’t you? Creating works of art is relaxing. Beyond that, it actually can be … [Read more...] about Art As Therapy
We have so many things to devote our attention to in any given week: work, school, household chores, bills, friends, exercise, and the list goes on. Sometimes we can lose focus on who we really are and our larger purpose in life. Taking time each day for spiritual practice, even if it's just five minutes, can help you become more centered and aware. A daily spiritual practice looks different … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of a Daily Spiritual Practice
Looking for a new look? Why not try these four easy steps to get the famous cat-eye! The cat-eye effect is still going strong for this season. I am going to tell you how you can achieve this look in four easy steps! First, it all depends on what type of eyeliner you are using. I find that a quickliner (pencil form) is easiest to apply because it is easier to correct a mistake. If you are using a … [Read more...] about How to Make the Cat-Eye Look with your Eyeliner