Quote of the day: 12/14/17

"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." Maya Angelou Today I am writing to share with you that I am officially … Continue reading Quote of the day: 12/14/17

Home Decor: Son’s Room Update

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I have been MIA lately because I have been studying long and hard towards completing my comprehensive exams to receive my MA in English Literature. I am tired. My days and nights have been a blur for the past 5 months. Fortunately, I have completed my three part … Continue reading Home Decor: Son’s Room Update

Quote of the day: 11/21/16

“All too often women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget. In actuality, when we love rightly we know that the healthy, loving response to cruelty and abuse is putting ourselves out of harm's way.” ― bell hooks, All About Love: New … Continue reading Quote of the day: 11/21/16

Fashion: A Windy Day Outfit of the Day

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. Today's "outfit of the day" was selected with the windy Santa Ana winds we've encountered in mind. I didn't want my hair flying all over the place, as it often does, so a hat--and a very simple ensemble--was the best choice for this "running around with kids and having … Continue reading Fashion: A Windy Day Outfit of the Day

Recipe: Ground Turkey Sopes

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. This weekend, I decided to make sopes, a treat my family enjoys. Keep reading for the delicious recipe (I am known to under salt my recipes because I'd rather less salt, but you can always add more): Lentil Beans: 1 cup of green lentil beans 3 cups of chicken … Continue reading Recipe: Ground Turkey Sopes