Bossed UP Featuring Elsie Mufuka

Meet Dance professional Elsie Mufuka from Gardens Corner, South Carolina! She is the creative director and owner of MufukaWorks Dance Company, an Afro Russe Dance Company that uses Dance to tell stories. Elsie attended Coker College, where she studied Dance. After college, she received several opportunities to travel, Dance, lead, and teach. One of Elsie’s opportunities and adventures lead her to Johannesburg, South Africa, where she danced … Continue reading Bossed UP Featuring Elsie Mufuka

Benefits of Traveling With Friends

Traveling with friends can be very rewarding, adventurous, and memorable. I have been reading a few articles about solo traveling. I would love to experience it one day; however, most of my travel is with my friends because I love sharing my experiences and saving money. Continue reading “Benefits of Traveling With Friends”

Bossed UP Featuring Ebony Delong

Meet Ebony Delong, an entrepreneur, and mother of two beautiful girls. She is the owner of a beauty and hair business, A Nu’ Braid. Ebony is from Bronx, New York but moved to South Carolina at a young age. She has over 12 years of experience in doing hair. After high school, Ebony received her cosmetologist license and later proceeded to get her business license. With her business license, she expanded her business by developing custom wigs and her beauty products. Ebony makes all of her products by hand; she has a natural product line of soaps, beard oils, body washes, bath bombs, face masks, and many more. Her hair product line includes conditioners, shampoos, and pomades. Then there are some miscellaneous products like her dread-loc detoxes and incense. Ebony was recently able to get her beauty line in local stores, and she continues to expand her business outside of her local area. Ebony has gone through a lot in life, but she continues to push herself to stay strong and make her dreams happen. Things are on the up for her, and that is because she has a BOSS mindset. Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Ebony Delong”

Bossed UP Featuring Ciera Young

Ciera Young is a BOSS, and she knows it! She is a freelance photographer, certified MUA, Owner of FanCee The Brand, newly published author of Cheers To Him, and a mom of two beautiful young girls (Chloe and Chyla).

She is always on the go, but she spends it getting creative with her makeup and spending time with her girls during her free time. She is from a small town in South Carolina, where she currently resides. Ciera graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a minor in journalism.

February 24th was the release of Cheers To Him, and the love from family, friends, and readers were terrific. In her book, Ciera shares the relationship experiences that helped her grow and develop into the person she is and still becoming.  Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Ciera Young”

3 Local Coffee Shops I love

I admit that I am an avid coffee drink. I love the taste, and I am always on the lookout for small coffee shops. Three local places that I have discovered are Smelly Cats Coffee, Aversboro Coffee, and Morning Times. Smelly Cat Coffee (I love the name, it’s very creative) is a coffee shop located in the NoDa Community of Charlotte, NC; NoDa is Charlotte’s arts and entertainment … Continue reading 3 Local Coffee Shops I love

Bossed UP Featuring Tabitha D. James

Tabitha is very dedicated to what she does; she believes her work is God’s calling. A traditional 9 am to 5 pm job is not her dream. She works day and night to make her dreams and aspirations come true while changing the lives of others. She released her first book, Not Posted S.E.A.S.O.N.S of The Untold, in July 2017, and her feedback and success are beyond what she can imagine. Tabitha is a mentor to young girls in her hometown Lake View, South Carolina, and the surrounding areas through S.H.E Are Me Mentoring.

She is also the founder of 1 Am S.H.E! February 4, 2018, marked the two-year anniversary of 1 Am S.H.E business. With all of the incredible things she has done and the things she has planned, I decided to meet up with the entrepreneur. 

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4 Things You Must Do When Traveling

Look for souvenirs outside the gift shop. When traveling, try to avoid gift shops when purchasing souvenirs. There will be unique and original findings when visiting street vendors and random stores you come across while traveling. Looking for original art became a thing for me when I took my first international trip to Europe. While visiting Europe, my goal was to find an original art … Continue reading 4 Things You Must Do When Traveling

Journi’s Motivation: One Step Forward

All it takes for change is one step forward! That step can be a change for your career, your love life, a new business plan, a financial plan, a traveling plan, or anything you want to change up in life. Things don’t happen or randomly change the way we want them to unless you make that first step and keep things going! Remember nothing changes … Continue reading Journi’s Motivation: One Step Forward