Laufty Life: High Ambitions

The Importance of Identity for Black Women and Biracial Kids.

 Why is identity such an important topic amongst women, girls and minorities?  Will there ever be a time when our heritage, race and social economic status won’t affect our experiences?  My focus...

Breaking Point: Mommy’s time-out, A solo trip to Miami

“Good people are like candles they burn themselves up to give others light.”   Last fall I hit a breaking point with my husband.  Our marriage is no different than...

Crochet Braids a low maintenance protective style that’s perfect for vacation!

Flashback to Crochet Micro Braids! I used to wear the micro braided crochet styled hair extensions back in high school.  I wore them quite often in fact, I had my...

Couple’s retreat to Adeline’s House of Cool, Lake Pukaway WI

Couple’s only   I organized a couple’s getaway weekend with my squad of close girlfriends, my husband’s oldest friend, and my brother/sister in law.  I found this amazing unique rental...

Holiday Traditions:  Tree Farms and Holiday Photo Cards 

Holiday Traditions:  Going to the tree farm This year is blazing by, I blinked and Thanksgiving was here.  The holiday truly snuck up on me.  We have annual traditions in...

How to throw a 50 Shades of Grey themed party

Event Planning   It’s that time of year where we surround ourselves with close friends and family to celebrate all that we are thankful for.  A chance for reflection, gratitude...

The Hate U Give Book Review- A balanced perspective of police brutality

Emotionally Riveting Book   I picked up a copy of The Hate U Give from Costco last year and finished the easy read in June of 2017 on a flight...