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Category Archives: Be Inspired


By Tammy Wolinsky Extraordinary Women

I come out of my doctor’s office after having been told that “I need to have babies now if I want them (…) that if I wait any longer, it could simply be too late.” I’m thirty-six years old. About a month ago I…


By Nikki Bergen Marriage Advice From a 91 Year Old Woman

Last weekend a group of ladies went to Prince Edward County to celebrate one of our dear friend’s upcoming wedding. It was a weekend away from the kids, some wine touring, BBQ’ing, Madonna dancing and late night campfires. It was a bachelorette party minus…


By The Purple Fig Maya Angelou

Extending The Boundaries Terry’s Pub was my pub, and it was the place to be if you were black and hip and in New York City. The bartenders were paragons of urban elegance, mixing and serving drinks smoothly and participating in conversations which ranged…



By Trish Bentley Putting One Foot in Front of the Other

Be Inspired is a column where inspiring women are interviewed and showcased for their ability to go after what they want. The realities of their journey towards success is what is fascinating and inspiring.  Ornate décor. Homemade food. Kids painting birdhouses in the craft…

By Trish Bentley Baking All the Way to Freedom

Be Inspired is a column where inspiring women are interviewed and showcased for their ability to go after what they want. The realities of their journey towards success is what is fascinating and inspiring.   “We’re here again and loving every minute, of course we…