Author Archives: sheswrite

Doing the ‘big chop’ to start my natural hair style

Well I did it. I chopped it off. I’ve long been wrestling with the issue of whether to rid myself of my chemically treated hair and grow it natural. I’m going to back up just a smidge to drop some … Continue reading

Posted in Health and Beauty | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A Visit to Oregon’s Cannon Beach

“Let’s go to the beach, each!” That line from the Nicki Minaj song had been running through my mind since I had the idea to slip away to Cannon Beach, Oregon for a couple days. My mother-in-law was in town … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | 2 Comments

Wild Kratts and National Geographic on Netflix feeds my son’s hunger for all things animal

I’m writing this post as a member of the Netflix Stream Team and have been compensated for it, but as always all opinions are my own. My son loves science. Anything dealing with plants, animals, rocks, the ocean whatever it is, he … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Who says you can’t talk about race, religion and gender?

How do you guys feel about book clubs? I’ve never really belonged to one, well at least not beyond reading the first book. Since moving to Portland, I’ve been checking out different groups to meet people to build up my … Continue reading

Posted in Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

slideshow test

[acx_slideshow name="Cannon Beach" height="360px" width="640px"]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Motherhood, Am I Doing This Right?

I’m sitting here at the top floor of my first blogging event in Portland. I was excited to cover the BabyFest Northwest because it was one where they reached out to me, which made me feel like I was starting … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Motherhood, Parenting, Portland, Women, Working Moms | 4 Comments

Tasty Tuesdays: Portland’s Cadillac Cafe has good pancakes, a real Cadillac and breakfast martinis

I told my new chiropractor of my quest to find a writing space in Portland and he recommended the Cadillac Cafe. I was expecting a coffee shop vibe that’s similar to the other spots I’ve visited, but no, this is … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Travel, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Enter My Giveaway For Free Passes To The #NWBabyShower

I’m excited to announce that I’ve been chosen to be one of the VIP Bloggers for the NW’s Biggest Baby Shower. Enough about me, let’s talk about you! If you live in Oregon or Washington, can enter to win free … Continue reading

Posted in Giveaway | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wordless Wednesday: Portland’s Forest Park

 

Posted in Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

You’re Not Alone: Women, Writing and Online Networking

Writing is lonely, especially that first draft. You kinda know what you want to say, but aren’t sure how to get there and there’s always a surprise blip along the way that throws you off your game. Then you begin … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment