Recipe: Elevate A Store Bought Dessert

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. The climate has been upward of 100 degrees leaving me unwilling to turn on the oven and bake a batch of brownies. I did, however, find these delicious looking brownies on sale at Ralphs. My husband and kids are obsessed with peanut butter and they were head over heels … Continue reading Recipe: Elevate A Store Bought Dessert

Fashion: KOTD’s Battles at the Bunker Outfit of the Day

A Fight with words, part deux: Last year, my husband took me to a URL (Ultimate Rap League) event and I uploaded a blog post on my experience and my outfit of the day; you can find that post and read all about it by clicking here. This time we decided to go to a … Continue reading Fashion: KOTD’s Battles at the Bunker Outfit of the Day

Quote of the day: July 22, 2016

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all … Continue reading Quote of the day: July 22, 2016

Grad School: Virtue According to Aristotle

I have grown increasingly interested in the portrayal of women in rhetoric and the gender specific definition of "virtue" by classical rhetorician Aristotle. After exploring Aristotle's thoughts of a virtuous man, I will further connect two of de Pizan's texts in order to document the shift in female rhetoric and its depiction of a "virtuous … Continue reading Grad School: Virtue According to Aristotle

Quote of the day: July 21, 2016

"You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I’ll rise." Still I Rise by Maya Angelou Maya is one of my favorite poets/writers and I know I've quoted this before, but I find this poem so powerful. This does … Continue reading Quote of the day: July 21, 2016

Fashion: A Work Day to Night Outfit

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. This post is all about the office work attire constructed to work well with an impromptu after-hours celebration with the girls. How? You simply switch the pants to sequin shorts. Let's face it, I'm not much of a "girl's night out"type of girl because I'd rather have a night … Continue reading Fashion: A Work Day to Night Outfit