10 Things you didn’t know about me before

10 Things you didn’t know about me before

You read my blogs daily, maybe you’ve opted into to my mailing list, however were connected I thought I would share

10 things you didn’t know about me before.

What’s up bloggers and bloggetts, it’s your girl Shawne here with another blog for your reading pleasure. Sit back and check out these 10 things

  1. Can anyone guess my middle name? I’ll give you a hint, it starts with an N. Did you get it, it’s Nicole
  2. My favorite color is Purple
  3. I love to travel especially cruising (Come on our journey, see pics below)
  4. I love scented candles. (Anything tropical or clean) I love when I have the whole house to myself. I turn off all the lights and just burned candles.
  5. My mother is still my best friend. Even though she is no longer here in the physical we still hangout from time to time. The memories I have will never die.
  6. I named my son a variation of my name: As you know I’m Shawne Nicole and he’s Sean Nikalaus.
  7. I love to do puzzles and word searches.
  8. I have a sock fetish. (See pics below)
  9. I also have a love affair for hats (Again, see pics below)
  10. Bath and Body works is my favorite store. I could spend all day in the

BONUS

  1. I love Auntie Annies pretezel. Everytime I go to the mall I have to get one.

 

 

Well, there you have it folks. Check out some of the pics of me and my socks and hats and a few from the cruise.

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What did you think about today’s blog? I would love to know something about you so drop a line in the comments. Also, don’t forget to Like and Share.

Until lata

Shawne

PERSERVERANCE

PERSEVERANCE

Since I started blogging/shooting videos about a year ago it always amazes me WHEN I get these bright ideas perserverance for what I think will be great blogs or videos but as you can imagine it’s hard to write and drive at the same time. I tried it Lol, I would suggest you don’t. However, what I have found helpful is the voice recorder on my phone. I can record what’s in this old brain of mine until lata. Gotta luv technology. And this is how today’s blog on PERSEVERANCE was born.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERSEVERANCE

Any who, what you may not know is a decision I made earlier this year to help myself and this new knee of mine and take a water aerobics class and for the last 3 weeks or so I have to admit I’m thoroughly enjoying it. (Tired as heck but enjoying.)

Now, I can only imagine your saying to yourself Shawne what does any of this have to do with your title. Trust me it’s all about to make perfect sense

As I stated earlier I got another bright idea this morning while driving. Yep the light bulb went off again and the word PERSEVERANCE popped into the old nogging. So, before I dive into todays blog let’s define the word PERSEVERANCE: steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc.,especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. 

Now that it’s been defined let’s dive in. I’m in a class with mostly seniors however they are young and vibrant at heart and in spirit. I see these ladies come in everyday with limps, canes and other health conditions but nothing seems to stop them. I haven’t had in-depth conversations with them yet in regards to why they are taking this class but I see the determination in their eyes everyday. No matter the pain they are always there.

This determination tells me as probably one of the youngest in the group that no matter what I’m going through whether it be health challenges or otherwise that I should not let anything or anyone stop me from being a better me. That I must push through the pain and PERSEVERE.

And this is my challenge to you. As entrepreneur we hear all the time from the HATERS and NAYSAYERS that we’re crazy for doing that internet stuff, your crazy for building that pyramid thingy, your crazy for wanting to work for yourself. However, we as entrepreneurs I believe were born with a different mindset from the beginning. We know that working for ourselves is the only way to go. We already know that TIME FREEDOM is our friend. We already know that LIFESTYLE we wish to live. So, what do we do yep you got it we PERSEVERE. We push through the pain, the difficulties, the obstacles and fight for what is rightfully ours and that’s that.

Even as I write this blog at 9:14pm I’m pushing through being tired and not wanting to write it but I understand that the only way I can get my message to the masses is to FIGHT through my tiredness.

 

I hope you got some true value from today’s post. If you did would you please Like, Share and most importantly Comment. What did you push through today?

P.S. If you wish to have time freedom and live the life you desire COME ON OVA and see what we’re all about.

 

Until we meet lata on the Beaches of the World

Shawne

 

9 Tips To Getting The Cheapest Flights

9 Tips To Getting The Cheapest Flights

If your anything like me and you love to travel one of the biggest expenses we incur is airfare. I’m sure your always looking for a way of getting the cheapest flights around. So, in today’s blog I would love to share with my reading audience

9 Tips To Getting The Cheapest Flights

What’s up bloggers and bloggetts, it’s your favorite blogger, entrepreneur and world traveler, LOL! with another blog for your reading pleasure. As I stated earlier airline flights can be one of the most expensive things needed when we’re ready to embark on our super fantabulous travel extravaganza. So, today I thought I would share

9 Tips To Getting The Cheapest Flights

 

SIGN UP FOR FARE ALERTS: There are several sites out on the world-wide web that will allow you to set alerts letting you know when that flight you’ve been searching has dropped in price.

BOOK IN ADVANCE: This is another area where you can find great savings. Did you know that if you book domestic flights eight weeks in advance or international at 24 weeks in advance the price can drop dramatically.

TRAVEL AT OFF-PEAK HOURS AND DAYS: Have you every heard you can get cheaper flights on Wednesdays, how about you can find better deals around 2am. Well, some of this is very true. Some of the best days to book are Tuesday while one of the worst days is Friday. And if your still in need of more, one of the worst days to depart is Sunday but the best day is Wednesday and last but not least the best day to return is Tuesday/Wednesday but the worst day Sunday.

CHECK OUT THE BAGGAGE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE YOU LEAVE: Can I just say that the airlines are just cray cray when it comes to baggage fees sooooooo please check this out on their website to see exactly what their restrictions are.

FLY FROM AN ALTERNATE AIRPORT IF POSSIBLE: As I typed this one I’m a little hesitant and I tell you why. Yes, leaving from an alternate airport could be cheaper however when you think about how you’ll get there. Ex: gas, money for a car/taxi and remember this will be round trip is it really feasible to leave from an alternate airport. I will definitely leave this up to you.

BE FLEXIBLE WITH YOUR DESTINATION IF YOU CAN: Now, I’m sure you saying Shawne what the hell are you talking about. How can I be flexible with my dates. This only applies if your just planning a weekend getaway. Maybe you thought about going to the Bahamas but you came across an amazing deal to Cancun so you decided to check Cancun out instead.

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BE LOYAL TO ONE AIRLINE: Do you have the favorite airline that actually gives you the whole can of soda and not just a cup. Maybe they offer free wi-fi or how about all the latest movies. Whatever the case when you loyal you can rack up miles to be used on future trips. Some of the perks are great. So, fly your fav airline often if you can.

THE 24HR BOOKING RULE: Now don’t let this one pass you by and remember this only applies to flights booked from the U.S.. Did you know that you can hold your reservation without payment, or cancel a booking without penalty, for 24 hours after the reservation is made, if they make the reservation one week or more prior to a flight’s departure date.

What does this mean for you, if a fare drops, you can cancel and rebook the fare at the cheaper price, so it’s worth checking prices again with 24 hours of booking. After that, there will be a fee to change your ticket in most cases.

RESEARCH HOW YOU’LL GET TO THE AIRPORT:Research how you’ll get to the airport before leaving. Will you take a car, public transportation, will someone drop you off, will you take a cab.

Well there you have it folks

9 Tips To Getting The Cheapest Flights

 

 

I hope you enjoyed todays blog. Please do me a favor and Like, Share and Comment

Until tomorrow

Shawne

 

 

What is Latergramme?

What is Latergramme?

What’s up everybody. As an entrepreneur I’m sure your always looking for ways to simplify or automate the many things that need to be done in our business on a daily basis. It can be a daunting task to post the same message on several different social media sites. The amount of time spent on just this one task alone can be crazy.

However, one of the things all entreprenuers have in comman no matter the business are tools that will help the process and today I would like to introduce you to Latergramme.

What is Latergramme?

It’s a simple program that allows you to set-up your post to instagram now understand it will not post it directly but it will allow you to schedule it and get a reminder to post at the scheduled time you select. I have been using this program for the last week and I have to say I’m in love. I keep asking myself why didn’t I find this earlier.

Check out today’s video and see how to add this amazing program to your list of must have tools.

 

Did you enjoy today’s video?

Do you see yourself using this tool in your business? Please don’t forget to Share, Like and Comments.

Until lata

Shawne

Who is Sarah Boone?

Who is Sarah Boone?

In honor of Black History Month I thought I would share with you some of the amazing people who have invented some of the very things we use today. I believe that learning never stops so let’s take a walk down not just Black History but History lane itself.

What’s up bloggers and bloggetts, it’s your girl Shawne here with another blog for your reading pleasure. In today’s series let’s discover

Who is Sarah Boone?

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Well before we dive in I have a quick question? I know this will sound silly but please indulge me for just a moment.

Who has every seen, used or heard of the ironing board? Well, if you didn’t know the back story let me introuduce you to Sarah Boone. Sarah was known to many as a dressmaker before becoming an inventor. She was born in 1832 in Craven County, North Carolina which was near the town of New Bern. On April 26, 1892, she obtained United States patent rights for her improvements to the ironing board.

Boone’s ironing board was designed to improve the quality of ironing sleeves and the bodies of women’s garments. The board was very narrow, curved, and made of wood. The shape and structure allowed it to fit a sleeve and it was reversible, so one could iron both sides of the sleeve.

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Sarah Boone who was born Sarah Marshall married a freedman name James Boone on Novemember 25, 1847 and had eight yes eight children. They stayed in North Carolina until the outbreak of the American Civil War and moved to New Haven, CT. where James worked as a brick mason until his death in 1847.

After James death Sarah continued to live there until she died in 1904. ‘She was buried in New Haven in the family plot at Evergreen Cemetery.

Well there you have it folks

Who is Sarah Boone?

I thought this story was quite interesting as this truly is a household item we all use. It was nice to dig and do a little reserach and find out that not only did a woman have a patent to improve what we already use but that she was also African American.

I hope you learned a little something with today’s blog. Drop me a line and let me know what you thought. Don’t forget to Like, Share and Comment.

Until lata

Shawne