Giving Gifts From Within

A gift wrapped perfectly  with beautiful paper brings me joy, but what’s inside the package is pure gold. Yes, the holiday’s are over, but you still have a gift inside of you that’s begging to come out…And while you are encouraging yourself to dream bigger, act in faith, and speak words of life,  you also…

LL Cool J and Fat Joe Give Toys To 675 Families

Rapper LL Cool J and Fat Joe surprised a neighborhood in Queens, New York with some Christmas love.  According to CNN the men donated individually-wrapped bags stuffed with toys to 675 families and their 1,700 children, at an annual event  at the Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral.

The Day I Put The Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift Tag Back

There were hundreds of paper angels hanging from the tree. The news announced there was a shortage of volunteers to help fill children’s holiday wish list, so I grabbed an angel.  And then everything changed. It was embarrassing. But with a heavy heart, I walked back to the tree and put the paper angel back….

James Patterson and Bill O’Reilly Join Forces For Good

Author James Patterson and Fox’s News anchor Bill O’Reilly, are joining forces to do some good. Give Please A Chance, a children’s book that teaches children how to read, while focusing on manners, gives all book proceeds to charity.  Now that’s a gift that keeps on giving.  Perfect for children ages 3-6 year olds.

Holidays Are About Moments, Not Gifts

A sparkle, a toast, a one-of-a-kind, couture-inspired outfit seem like the most awe-inspiring way to ring in the holiday season.  I often dreamed of being invited to glamorous parties — fetes with posh guests, where I was one of the best dressed, of course. They were places where fascinating conversations took place, and only the…

How to style remnants

Our Bites of Style word of the day is remnants: a small remaining quantity of something .a surviving trace. We all  have remnants somewhere around us, something we think is worthless, not enough, just leftover real estate occupying our lives.   But remnants are tiny gifts from God, and what you do with those remnants  can…