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To Destination Wedding or Not

To Destination Wedding or Not

Destination Weddings are becoming more frequent among weddings. They can save money due to a lesser guest count, they can combine the wedding honeymoon in one planning aspect, provide your guests with a mini vacation, make for a beautiful backdrop and scenic...

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Choosing your Bridesmaids

Choosing your Bridesmaids

Choosing your Bridesmaids is a delicate task and should take a variety of things into consideration. Let's take a look at a couple of them. One of the most important things to consider when you choosing your bridesmaids is where they are in life currently. You will...

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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

Let me just start off by saying that this post is NOT about the tv show, the "Walking Dead"This post stemmed from a conversation a friend and I were having a couple of weeks ago.  We were talking about how we see so many people, whether it be family or...

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Are your Heart, Mind and Soul your ID,Ego and Super-Ego?

Are your Heart, Mind and Soul your ID,Ego and Super-Ego?

I don't know if I mentioned it but I LOVE psychology. I love the aspects of the mind, how they work and how they appear differently in everyone's lives.I've longed thought about the topic of the heart, mind and soul having connection with the psychology terms, ID, Ego...

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Introduction of self

Introduction of self

Since this is my first official post on blogger, I thought I'd introduce myself.My name is Alexis Pettway. I was born and raised in Bridgeport, CTBy profession I was a cafe supervisor. I graduated Johnson & Wales univ with degrees in Culinary arts and Food-service...

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Art Meets Art for a Poetic release

Art Meets Art for a Poetic release

A few months ago I released my second book, Journey Thru Love, online.Next week,  I am hosting a official release celebration!I am so excited to present ART meets ART for my book release!ART meets ART is a the collaboration of poetry and artIt will be a night...

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The Butterfly effect

The Butterfly effect

We as humans, especially women tend to always see the butterfly while someone is still a caterpillar. The problem with that is, we may not be meant to be in that person's life to see when they actually become a butterfly While it's ok to acknowledge someone's...

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3 reasons why you should tell YOUR story

3 reasons why you should tell YOUR story

I completely understand that no everyone wants to be an author, a legendary writer or want to be any kind of famous. That’s perfectly fine. I also believe that in some way shape or form you should tell your story. Many people never get a chance to tell their story and...

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The Black Mona Lisa

NO, there's no utterly blank stare in these eyes Only what's left when stripped away are the perfections and lies Beauty in its more purified state Absolutely stunning outside its perceived hate The absolution of my black is beautiful, a scene that society tries to...

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Words of encouragment

We were here since the ships arrived; Surviving the whips and chains wiping the blood and sweat from our eyes We were here in the darkest times singing our negro hymns... Praying to our God, who is the same God today, to deliver us from our masters sins We were here...

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Reliving the same story, different scenario

Reliving the same story, different scenario

It seems as though the black community relives the same tragic story over and over with no end in sight, beginning with Emmit Till and currently Alton Sterling And philando Castile along with many other countless killings of black boys and men. Some come by the hands...

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Don’t be a crackhead

Don’t be a crackhead

The title is Quirky I know but you will see my point when I explain it. The term crackhead refers to someone who is addicted to crack/cocaine. This person cannot shake the addiction of the drug Even though the drug is killing them slowly and hurting all those who care...

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