Sep 7, 2016

Why you should set big picture goals

It’s crazy to think that almost a year has passed since I opened the doors of Sparkle and Shine Darling to Miami Beach, and shared one of my biggest dreams to the world. Not only was the Grand Opening of my store a dream come true, so was the continued support and recognition I received from so many the women I love and look up to including Gabrielle Union, LaLa Anthony, Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams, Angela Sim…

It’s crazy to think that almost a year has passed since I opened the doors of Sparkle and Shine Darling to Miami Beach, and shared one of my biggest dreams to the world. Not only was the Grand Opening of my store a …

Apr 22, 2016

9 tips for giving a fabulous toast

I’ll let you in on a little secret: Speaking in front of people brings on butterflies for just about everyone. But when you’re celebrating with friends and loved ones, offering up a short toast is a sweet way to acknowledge the occasion. Here’s our how-to for giving a truly great toast: Typically, the host has first dibs on making a toast. But if there isn’t an official host (say, you all got together…

I’ll let you in on a little secret: Speaking in front of people brings on butterflies for just about everyone. But when you’re celebrating with friends and loved ones, offering up a short toast is a sweet way to ac…

Jun 30, 2015

How to make a bride-to-be feel like a million bucks

So your dear friend is getting married… Maybe she just said “Yes” or maybe she’ll soon be saying “I do,” but either way, you want to celebrate this exciting time in life with her. Before she officially becomes a Mrs., there’s one very important order of business—the bachelorette party! This girly gathering is more than a reason to let loose. It’s an opportunity to honor your friendship and com…

So your dear friend is getting married… Maybe she just said “Yes” or maybe she’ll soon be saying “I do,” but either way, you want to celebrate this exciting time in life with her. Before she officially b…

Jun 23, 2015

10 Ways to Mark a Milestone Birthday

Holy hot stuff, you’re another year older. And this birthday isn’t just any birthday; it’s a notable one. It’s a milestone—you know, like the years you turn 16, 18, 21, or those ages that end in a zero or five. An extra special anniversary of your birth requires an equally special celebration. And you don’t have to throw an extravagant party or plan the trip of a lifetime, though those are certainly op…

Holy hot stuff, you’re another year older. And this birthday isn’t just any birthday; it’s a notable one. It’s a milestone—you know, like the years you turn 16, 18, 21, or those ages that end in a zero or fiv…