Feeling FAB-ulous

mud fit active beautiful FAB Our passion is helping young girls become strong women.
Our focus is reaching youth girls in lower income communities.
Our goal is to inspire youth girls to dream big, live big.
Our strategy is to build their self confidence and goal setting skills.
Our vehicle is our FAB Girls 5 KM Challenge.

Those mandatory 40 hours of volunteer work in high school must have really worked on me. It instilled in me a lifelong passion for helping others and taught me the value of donating ones time to a good cause. (Actually I think my parents may have instilled that in me a bit earlier since I graduated with over 200 volunteer hours, but let’s give some credit to the high school program anyway!) For me, a big part of leading a well rounded life is sharing that life with others. I figure if I have enough joy, love and energy to get me through a day I can use the leftover joy love and energy to help others. Continue Reading

Getting Through the Struggle With Grace

A Walk in My Stilettos graphic

Book setupOn February 15, 2015, the Bata Shoe Museum was the place to be for the book launch of “A Walk in My Stilettos,” by first time author, Makini Smith. The event included full access to the exhibits, a copy of the new book signed by the author, a short reading, complimentary wine, hors d’oeuvres and an array of cakes and sweets all provided by ‘Yummy Cakes and Cupcakes.’

Makini Smith is an inspiration who aspires to show you how the right mindset can turn anyone from being the victim to the victor, turn obstacles into opportunities, and attract the life you truly deserve. In her book Makini shows us how she became a power house whose life stories serve as a reference for anybody enduring trials and tribulations; she shows people that they can get through whatever struggles life throws at them. “We all have struggled, but keep them to ourselves. We are all the same and can relate.” Continue Reading

Everyday Inspiring Women

Amazing women

On Wednesday last week, I took part in “Success In The City.” SITC is a marvelous event put on by the Hamilton Small Business Enterprise for the cities top women entrepreneurs and professionals in light of International Women’s Day (Friday, March 8th, 2013). Since I had attended last year, I had an idea of what to expect of the day. Inspirational and successful women in business, sharing their stories with the audience and giving advice. As I looked around the room and gathered my thoughts (while indulging in some kind of wonderful treat from Cake & Loaf Bakery) I realized something. Continue Reading