The DREAM JOB BRUNCH - A networking and learning event for creative, entrepreneurial women of color. Our November 2015 event took place in New York City and featured Desiree Verdejo, founder of Vivrant Beauty. #DreamJobBrunch


I hadn’t planned to do another DREAM JOB BRUNCH this year. I think part of the reason was just fear. The fear of not being able to have an event as good as the first DREAM JOB BRUNCH in May. Or the fear that…

November 18, 2015

WEEKEND WORD | Learning to Fly

Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary. Isaiah 40:31   This week was the first time I worked…

November 7, 2015

LIFE | How to Wake Up Early Every Morning

One of the best things I did for myself this year was create a morning routine. When I wake up early and focus on myself before starting the day, things are so much better. I feel better, I have more energy, and I get…

November 2, 2015

LIFE | What’s Your “Why”?

Welcome back! The Feisty House looks a little different, doesn’t it? Thanks for your patience as I tackled this redesign and refocused the brand. I am so pleased with the results and so ready to take The Feisty House to the next level. Which…

October 6, 2015

WEEKLY WORD | Counting Our Blessings

Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. Ephesians 3:…

September 19, 2015

DREAM JOB Interview | Tyece Wilkins of Twenties Unscripted

I’m pleased to announce that The Feisty House is today’s stop on Tyece Wilkins’ Womanhood, Writing and Relativity Blog Tour. To celebrate, we’re speaking with Tyece herself on writing, becoming a part-time entrepreneur and doing it all for the love of creativity. Tyece is…

August 12, 2015

WEEKLY WORD | Serve God. Serve Others.

Many Christians have foregone traditional denominations (e.g. Pentecostal, Baptist, Presbyterian, Adventist) in favor of the simple mantra Love God. Love Others, and that mantra really is the perfect way to think about our role in society as Christians. Think about it: the two commandments…

August 8, 2015
BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs - The Feisty House

BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs [Part 2]

I don’t believe you need to have an enormous following or tons of brand partnerships to have a “successful” blog. They’re great things to experience as a blogger, but they’re not what being a success really means, at least not to me. As long…

August 7, 2015

DREAM JOB Interview | Folake Oguntebi of GoodHair

This week’s DREAM JOB Interview features Folake Oguntebi, an entrepreneur who plans to revolutionize the way you go to the salon. Her business GoodHair is a “quick service” salon that specializes in natural hair. You’ll learn two things from Folake after reading her interview:…

August 5, 2015
BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs - The Feisty House

BLOG HAPPY | 10 Things Every Successful Blog Needs [Part 1]

Back in May, I started the #BlogHappyChallenge, which is a two-week email challenge designed to help frustrated bloggers learn to “blog happy” again. One of the complaints I hear most from bloggers is that they often find blogging “frustrating” and “complicated.” The #BlogHappyChallenge is…

July 24, 2015