Be Exceptional!

In line with our recent posts about┬ádeconstruction, letting go of the past, and setting goals, today’s post basically takes us to the next level of being…be exceptional. As always, I like to start with a definition. According to Merriam-Webster, ‘exceptional’ means “better than average…” My parents always encouraged my sister and I to “do our…

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

This and That With Calandra would like to thank all our subscribers and readers for all your support throughout 2012. We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy and Blessed New Year. Looking forward to a great 2013! Peace and Blessings, Calandra

A Christmas Reflection

This thought began as a Facebook status update, but soon proved too lengthy and I thought it would be better served as a quick blog post. There is nothing more peaceful than sitting in silence by the lights of the Christmas tree. I have treasured these moments annually since I was a little girl. I…

Cocktails & Class

I am fortunate to have teamed up with two of the most industrious ladies I know. My best friend of over 25 years and I formed SGF Events in November 2011, hosting beauty events and themed makeup parties. Through mutual connections on Facebook, I met Ginger Jones, creator of Make Beauty Your Business. Together, the…