Product Review (Black Owned): Angie Watts

I pray everyone is doing well during this coronavirus pandemic. We will get through this by the grace of God. Please email me at revlaurelj@gmail.com if you need prayer or any spiritual support. My containers of Angie Watts. Before the lockdown, I visited a friend at the store he manages in Southeast D.C. called Nubian Hueman, which is a great artsy and Afro-centric store that sells … [Read more...]

Basic Invite to the Rescue!

A couple of months ago, we changed the location of our destination wedding – right after the invitations went out. It was a hard decision to make because we knew we would incur a financial loss, but we didn’t want anything to hinder the celebration of our union. Now, we are getting married in Montego Bay, Jamaica and are planning the final details. A not-so-good screenshot of our updated … [Read more...]

“The Lion King”: A Trigger Warning for Fatherless Kids

The Lion King - Featuring the voices of James Earl Jones as Mufasa, and JD McCrary as Young Simba © 2019 Disney Enterprises I’ve never been a Disney-movie mom. My kids haven’t seen any of the Disney movies I grew up watching. So when the new “The Lion King” movie came out this week, I wanted to show my kids the original version first. I haven’t heard super great reviews of the new CGI version, … [Read more...]