Product Review: Basic Invite

These look amazing! Eeeeeek! If gushing about weddings bothers you, now is the time to take a break from my blog because I'm getting married on October 12th in the Dominican Republic, and I'm super excited about the planning process. We just selected the resort, started our premarital counseling, I bought my dress, and the ball is rolling so I'm going to be talking about it a lot! … [Read more...]

Restaurant Review: Is Urban Plates a Family Restaurant?

Urban Plates, a trendy restaurant that originated in California and prides itself on wholesome meals plated right in front of you, opened up at The Mall at Columbia in Maryland. When I saw the advertising and checked out the menu online, I had to try it with my family. I already had my eyes on the roasted red potatoes and the chicken. Last night, my fiancĂ© and I took the children. When we … [Read more...]

Book Review: Simone Visits the Museum

So, I stumbled upon this great children's book this weekend. After church on Sunday, I went to one of my favorite local restaurants, Franklin's, and I stopped in their general store after we ate, and I found this gem, Simone Visits the Museum by Dr. Kelsi Bracmort. It grabbed my attention because the characters are African American, and the book has awesome illustrations. I always make it a point … [Read more...]