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Fences: Movie Review

I’m really glad that I got a chance to check out this movie because the story and message is something that  I think a lot of parents and people in general need to soak in. Fences was originally written by  written by August Wilson as a Pulitzer Prize winning play...
Posted On 25 Dec 2016

Enter To Win: Spindle and Sewing Machine Prize Pack Giveaway!

Thanks Disney-Hyperion for sponsoring this giveaway prize pack and providing us with a free copy. All opinions are my own. As many of you know I love Disney movies and stories, in fact one of my faves has alway been Sleeping Beauty. When I first heard about Spindle, I knew it was...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016

A Trip To The RaceTrac Test Kitchen: Food, Coffee and Whatever Gets You Going!

This post brought to you RaceTrac. Content and opinions expressed below are that of Your Life After 25.  Recently I was invited by RaceTrac to come check out their test kitchen. As a foodie, and knowing loads of our readers are foodies, I knew I had to go get the inside scoop....
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts Has Just The Right Coffee To Get You Through Last Minute Holiday Preparations!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dunkin’ Donuts®. The opinions and text are all mine. Thanksgiving is over and spending time with family was awesome. But now it’s time to recognize your procrastination has caught up with you.  Today, I’m...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Treat Your Students To A Sports Themed Talk This School Year

Health and fitness, or rather the lack of health and fitness, are major concerns for today’s youth. A recent study found that approximately one third of children aged 6-19 were considered overweight or obese. This alarming statistic, as well as many others, has led youth...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Enter To Win: Your Life After 25’s STALKING JACK THE RIPPER Prize Pack Giveaway!

This post is brought to you in partnership with  Jimmy Patterson Books. It’s Halloween season and I know for many of our Lifers this is your favorite time of year. To get you all in the ghoulish spirit we wanted to do a frightful giveaway featuring Kerri Maniscalco’s...
Posted On 13 Oct 2016

“I’m Judging You” by Luvvie Ajayi aka Awesomely Luvvie: Book Review + Giveaway

I’m Judging You “The Do-Better Manual” is exactly what it says, lol. In fact, I would go so far as to call it the Millennial Life Manual for navigating this crazy NEW world.  Between social media, new technology and the constant information overload that we...
Posted On 04 Oct 2016

4 Great Shows That Allow You To Travel Through Time: + Versailles Your Next Guilty Pleasure!

I always have an amazing time live tweeting with our readers and fans, many of us love the same shows. One the years we’ve discovered new shows together and had a few pow wows on Twitter lol. I recently just found out about my next guilty pleasure and I thought this would...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016

Enter To Win: Your Life After 25’s BRIDGET JONES’S BABY Prize Pack Giveaway!

Okay first of all I have to say I can’t believe they’re blessing us with another chapter in the Bridget Jones saga! Many a night with wine and chocolates has Bridget Jones’ Diary been my go to movie to get me through my womanly woes lol. This time around...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Enter To Win: Your Life After 25’s The Protector Forever Romance Prize Pack Giveaway!

This post is brought to you in partnership with Forever, the romance imprint of Grand Central Publishing. I’m such a sucker for romantic movies and romance novels, when you check out my personal library of physical books it’s definitely a majority romance!...
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

How Chevrolet and the NNPA Are Changing Lives Through The Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship!

A couple of weeks ago we introduced you to “Discover The Unexpected With NNPA and Chevrolet’s Journalism Fellowship at Howard University!“. We discussed how the program by NNPA and all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is helping to launch the next generation of writers...
Posted On 15 Aug 2016

Enter To Win: Your Life After 25’s Sing Street DVD + iTunes GC Giveaway!

This post is brought to you in partnership with  Anchor Bay Entertainment. Calling all movie lovers! I’m always looking for great movies to watch when I need a break from work or just want to relax for the night. If you’re like me, you’re a fan of anything that...
Posted On 22 Jul 2016