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    Woo-hoo! I have been counting down the days to transition to December. Not because I didn’t want to have my giveaway, but because it was so much work … a lot of work. There’s a reason why many bloggers, vloggers,…

    Win It: Beese’s Pieces Giveaway 19

    ​Can you believe is already Day 19 of my birthday giveaway? Well as you know Mondays are [still] for blazers and business … even during a holiday week! #givethanks Once again my fellow Gates Foundation scholar and entrepreneur Shade Adu is offering a buddying business woman…

    Beese’s Pieces Wakanda Month-Long Giveaway Is Here!

    Yay – happy November! My Beese’s Pieces Wakanda Month-Long Giveaway is finally here and I am super excited, so let’s get straight to it. I will post one Beese’s piece here you could win daily; the instructions will be different each…

    Beese Eats: Calabash

    “Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Estimated time to read: 6 minutes During my first conversation with the team at Calabash in Alexandria, Virginia, I thought it was a…

    Alter Ego: Growing Up in America in a Nigerian Home

    A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. – Marcus Garvey Estimated time to read: 8 minutes Growing up in America as a first generation child in the 90s and…

    Do It Again

    “Who speaks, sows; Who listens, reaps.” – Argentine Proverb   Her sister told her she had an outfit idea for her. She showed her my jumpsuit, and baby girl loved it. She said her seamstress did not give the sleeves…

    Frozen

    “Dreams without goals remain just dreams, and ultimately fuel disappointment. Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.” – Denzel Washington Everyone has a goal to do one thing or another. However, without consistent (my ne…


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