How many post have I made on social media promising a new blog post in the works? Many. I just had nothing to write about. 2016 has been just crazy for everyone. So many highs and lows, but I had literally nothing to say. I was stumped for once. Write this moment down because I will never admit this again.
I finally had to have a come to Jesus meeting with myself. Do I want to blog? What do I want to do with this corner of the internet?
I DO want to start blogging again and everyone is telling me to just do it…don’t think about it…start now. So I’m back. There are some things going on behind the scenes. You may see a change in the logo or website. You may see even see new content and features. We’ll talk about those as we go along.
One new feature is “The First of the Month” issue. Ruby Leonne will scope the country to see what’s the hottest fashion, beauty and lifestyle events and product launches for the month. But I need your help. Want to share an event or product with Ruby? Email me at rubyleonne (at) gmail (dot) com. I won’t get to post them all. Sorry. But I’ll post as many as possible. If you want me to attend your event and you’re in the Midwest, we’ll try to work something out. But in the meantime…
It’s November. It’s the month of Thanksgiving and that all consuming day, Black Friday. Christmas is just around the corner, so here are some independent retailers and small businesses having shopping events this month.
Indianapolis (Gotta start with my home city first!)
Really Black Friday Shopping
“We are shining a light on the BLACK in Black Friday this year! Let’s get our dollars circulating in our community. Come and do some holiday shopping with Black Owned Businesses from all over the Midwest. RSVP for FREE Door Prizes and Giveaways at www.reallyblackfriday.eventbrite.com” – taken from Facebook event page
Women & Minority Small Business Market
“Sponsored by the Indianapolis Chapter of Indiana Black Expo and Jael LLC. The SBS Women & Minority Small Business Market will encourage holiday shoppers to patronize local women and minority small businesses.” – taken from Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1251502618206774/
The Market Halliday Sale
November 4 – 6th
Dallas Market Center
2100 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
“Get your holiday shopping done early with us at the Market Halliday Sale, formerly known as Sample Sale. From overstock gifts, apparel, jewelry, children’s clothing and manufacturer samples to home accessories, furniture and toys, the Market Halliday Sale is a must-attend event!” – taken from website
Love Your Body Fashion Show & Shopping Event
FREE – November 13th
Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
11461 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90049
Karen Michelle Boutique has announced the 4th annual Love Your Body Fashion Event , an LA citywide event, focused on empowering women to accept their bodies and love themselves. Over 500 fashion forward attendees are invited to shop, network, and enjoy the many interactive offerings that will be onsite.” – taken from Eventbrite
If you or someone you know having a fashion, beauty or lifestyle event or product launch for the month of December, send your information to rubyleonne (at) gmail (dot) com.