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Facebook Marketplace, Will You Marry Me? I’ll never shop retail again!

I discovered Facebook Marketplace, an online “swap meet” type store on the Facebook app a few weeks ago and I have been addicted to it ever since! There is something about finding a lot of nice products for almost nextContinue reading

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Entrepreneurship Isn’t Just for Unicorns: Finding Your Way Into Business Ownership

When I was a little girl, I was always driven. Dreaming big, whimsical dreams of becoming a dancer or writing music for the stars. As I got older, my dreams became more “logical” and I began to set realistic goalsContinue reading

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Confessions of an Entrepreneur: My No Good, Very Sick Week

My first week battling the stomach flu and being an Entrepreneur was a disaster. I run three businesses. I have a Mobile Notary business, an eCommerce business and a business designing website, graphics and creating web content. I launched myContinue reading

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The Fuss Over SnapChat and Why I Don’t Get It

SnapChat, an Instagram-esque social media platform that makes pictures disappear in 30 seconds, has had an excellent run for two years. I guess Snap, Inc. feels that is more than enough time to make them feel confident in taking theirContinue reading

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The Reasons Why Gen Xers and Millennials are saying goodbye to Corporate America and Why You Should Too.

After the Recession in 2008, life as people knew it changed forever. I was in my 20s in 2008 and I knew that the fall of our Nation’s economy was just the beginning of a new way of life forContinue reading

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Being an African American Woman During Women’s History Month and An Active Women’s Rights Movement

March is Women’s History Month and everyone seems to be using this month to highlight protests that have been occurring more frequently since Donald Trump became President of the United States. Last month, news broke that Uber had a sexualContinue reading

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They Wouldn’t Allow Me to Work From Home, So I Quit and Started a Home-Based Business

Today was amazing for me and I must admit that I experienced a somewhat surreal moment. I was just waking up, it was past 10am and my toddler was still sleeping peacefully. My phone rang and I answered the call.Continue reading

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Black Missing Girls in DC #NeverForget

I’m addicted to the Investigative Discovery channel. Also known as “ID TV”. I binge watch episode after episode. However, as an African American Woman, I cringe if I see a story involving African Americans committing a crime or especially, meetingContinue reading

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It took me 17 Years to Find My Purpose and Here’s How You Can Find Yours Too

“In that moment of clarity between fantasy and reality, I discovered my purpose which emerged from passions I harbored deep inside my pschye. I never thought I would be one of those people who would ever get the chance toContinue reading

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Spreadshirt: The Most Underrated T-Shirt Design Shop

I have been selling on Spreadshirt.com for a little over year now and it has been one of the most exciting experiences of my life as a new entrepreneur and designer. You can find my shop on Spreadshirt at: shop.spreadshirt.com/locstarrevolution.Continue reading

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