My daughter got into the school music program

My daughter got into the school music program

My daughter got into the school music program in her school, so happy for her. For me to go to school has a child and never experienced art or music made me depressed.  I was a talented artist as a child and my parents didn’t nurture that, there were signs there and my parents never took me seriously.  I attended a Catholic school in Brooklyn, the focus on academics just like most public schools in New York at that time with no music or art program. The only experience I had in art, going to school was high school, my art teacher who I had for two years in high school, he left the school because he wanted to retire, I beg him to stay because I wanted to him to help with my portfolio. There was also a fashion design teacher at my high school who cannot draw and all my classmates told me she was jealous of me. All she teach was the names of garments.   We did not learn  how to sew. She purposely did not enter my fashion sketches in School or some type of art show that she knew outside the school for awards.  But I know I was going to do bigger and better things without her help. Even with my poor grades  and SAT scores, my raw talent got me into two of the best art and fashion schools at that time in New York. I got accepted to the fashion Institute of technology where I completed my fashion design degree and fashion merchandising and bachelors in business; and two years in Pratt Institute. At first, the schools did not accepted me because of my poor grades but they couldn’t deny the raw talent that I had, so I later got accepted by both schools at the same time after I’ve just finished high school.  If I was given the opportunity at younger age who knows what other stuff I could have made or designed.  One thing I can say good about Philadelphia and maybe Pennsylvania as a state as a whole they try to  provide music or art for their students.  They are some schools that don’t have either program in Philly but they try their best to make sure that all the public schools to have it, it’s not perfect.  And when you think about it a lot, you will find a lot of artists came out of Philadelphia, either an artist or musician.

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I haven’t settle since the kids started school.

I haven’t settle since the kids started school.

I haven’t settle since the kids started school; I have been running back and forth since they school started and I wasn’t sure what do with all this extra time I have now, I’m not used to it. I’m hoping maybe next month I will be able to settle and have a better idea how to manage my time better. I’m also enjoying every moment having all this time to myself and relaxing in between.

This will by my daughter last year at elementary school so I’m super excited. I have applied to gifted magnet school for her and charter school. Me and her farther both agreed that if she does get in any of the public school we selected then we will send her to private school. I cannot have go to her middle zone school, it is too crowded and there to many fights. They already been on the news for negative reason. I still got to make sure they see their doctor appointments.

They all attend three different school, hopefully next year they will attend the same school.

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Suffering from acne and facial heat rash

Suffering from acne and facial heat rash

I have been suffering from acne and facial heat rash since I got pregnant with my first child.  Since I came back from South America, I realize I also suffer from heat rash.  When I was pregnant my skin got supersensitive and I couldn’t put any product on my face. When I will wash my face with any product if felt like fire was on my face. So I only will wash my face with water and then as the years go by I was able to use soap and my skin was able to tolerate more things.  But my skin is still sensitive so I thought about trying a natural alternative to deal with my heat rash and acne.  I have try aloe and it really worked on my skin but I had allergic reaction to it when some of the aloe got into my nose and mouth while I was watching my face. This allergic reaction cause my face be swollen.

That’s a teenager I suffer from acne temporary I discover a method to get rid of my acne,I will pop the pimples no matter how small they were. And I use this product call Medicaid St. Ives scrub and its solved all my acne problems and all the sudden they stop making it in the US.  The method was I will wash my face with regular soap and then I use the scrub and I did this every day and it worked.

I’m gonna try to figure out another method that going to solve my problem by using a natural way  of cleaning my face. I have try an alternative facial products that is also very expensive, I have found a better product that work which is Mary Kay,  but I have to get a consultant in order to buy the product which is just annoying, it will be just easier to go to the store or to buy it online.  I will just use their products but sometimes I don’t want to be bother to speak to the consultant in order to buy the product. So I’m going to be experimented and figure out different ways that will work with my face and I will keep you posted later.

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Back to school

  • Back to school

I’m getting my kids ready back to school I’m so happy because this will be the first year that all my kids are going to be attending school and I finally can I get the house to myself. I also got one of my  child into a charter school so I’m truly happy and I feel very fortunate and blessed. I live in Philadelphia and they don’t have good public schools so is very frustrating dealing with the public schools in Philadelphia. I think the schools in Philadelphia got a little better since I move, yeah but they have a long way to go.  Today was my son me and greet  for kindergarten and he will be starting school Monday. My other two kids, starting school after Labor Day. So it’s gonna be so strange me being the house all by myself.  I do want to put a YouTube video up but I’ve been doing a lot of the stuff with my children so I just haven’t got to it and I really need the extra space in my house so I could be able to do more videos is hard to do the videos where I don’t have any space because of my kids so I’m hoping that I’ll be able move soon. Where I will have my own office space and having that office space will allow me to do more things my videos.  I finished buying all their school supplies and I just got a buy clothes for my daughter and I’m done get in them ready for school.

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Feeling Better

 I’m feeling better now!

This is the first time I’m using my phone as a lot easier than working on my laptop.  I don’t have the flu no more so I feel so much better now.  I just download iMovie app for the first time today and I’m like let me get this a try and see how that works for me because I use Final Cut Pro on my laptop and is just time consuming so I’m hoping that the iMovie will be  A lot quicker to do certain videos.  I’m bored with my art YouTube Channel.  iMovie does not work on my laptop know more when I use iMovie on my laptop it crash I don’t know why but I’m OK with Final Cut Pro so it’s not a big deal.  I wish I could change the name on my art you to channel but I can’t I’m stuck with it but I’m going to do different things on my YouTube channel, the problem is I never was told I how to paint by the way I’m not going to tutorials teaching people how to paint because I don’t know how to paint.  But I want to have fun with it and if I have fun with it then I’ll upload more videos.

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Video vlog @ youtube

My video vlog at youtube

I have been spending most my time doing vlog and I am burnout, I have the flu right now, once I feel better I’m going to back to vloging again. Y’all can click on my youtube channel and see up I have been up to and I have so much ideas in my head sometime I want to put it all @ once.

Here my 3 youtube channel, I will be working on two more youtube channels when I’m more organize.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTeJLu_NA1hK_nwzLiY66Uw?spfreload=10

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChiJa8sky_la3jt-JpfD7zA

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFOvKqq0OKyq9vTyWlLBsOg?spfreload=10

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My Online Store

Online Clothing Store

For some time I had not set up the store until now, and now I feel it is time to start making products, I handmade only 3 handbags right now on my shop and I wanted to take it to the next level and start making more items to sell but I don’t know what to make but I’m going to keep it simple and not overwhelm myself with too much ideas. I want to take time and focus on making things now try to do has much as maybe 100 items. My online store look a little empty right now. So, I will keep you post and let you see what going on.

online clothing store

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How to use a lace or tape foot on a serge

Lace foot or Tape foot

There are opinions using what some called a lace foot or tape foot. Using this tape of foot allow you to create small heirlooms stitch, sewing lace and trims to your garments. With the easy guide of this lace foot, you can perfectly place lace or ribbon on your garment. You can use cover stitch, double and triple stitch when placing the ribbon. This is the best methods how to use a lace or tape foot on a serge that I know.

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