Ace of Spades

“She who leaves a trail of glitter is not ever forgotten.”  ~ Kate Spade ~ I’ve never been super into labels. But there are a few brands that I think help capture my classic, minimalistic albeit sometimes quirky aesthetic: Chanel, Betsey Johnson and Kate Spade. I’m all about clean lines, timeless pieces, good quality, and … Continue reading

Just Checking In

Hey Dreamers! It’s been a while since my last post, I know (my apologies). I have been working on building the Simply Ari brand: networking, attending different events, lining up interviews and trying to get our name out there to the public as well as to influential people in the field of Communication and Journalism. … Continue reading

Testing The Waters

For a majority of my life, I have been a student. Some of the most important life lessons that I’ve learned have been within the confines of academia. In many ways, because of this, there was a difficulty that ensued, mainly, learning how to shake my  identity of “student” and embracing a new role as a “professional.” … Continue reading

One Nation Under God

“Regardless of who’s President, Jesus will always be King.” On Thursday (7/14/2016) various news stations aired the Town Hall meeting, “The President and The People: A National Conversation.” The space was filled with people of all ethnicities: mothers, widows, children, police officers, news correspondents, activists who represented the Black Lives Matter movement, and many others. Given … Continue reading



Don’t choose to be blind to the injustices that you see. Speak Up! Say Something, you have the Freedom of Speech. But wait to whom does this freedom apply? If we say too much, speak too loudly, that could be our lives. “Another Day, Another Hashtag” is the headline, is what those who “protect and … Continue reading