May 11, 2020

"I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people." Maya Angelou

By now the entire world has felt the impact of COVID 19. During these times of adversity many of us have had to make sacrifices. For some, like essential workers, the...

April 3, 2020

According to the CDC, 1 in 4 women will experience violence from an intimate partner. The impact of domestic violence trauma can lead to eating disorders, depression, homicide, suicide and more. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US based on statistics p...

March 26, 2020

I know everyone is currently social distancing due to COVID19, but I can't help but to be optimistic. I look forward to basking in the sun's rays, sipping a cold beverage while catching up with friends, and all that spring style has to offer once this over. In the mean...

March 2, 2020

Childbearing is truly one of the greatest gifts in the world. That joyous moment when you hold a child for the first time, hear their first words or see their first smile is truly an indescribable feeling. Sometimes, unfortunately the gift of childbirth comes with some...

February 3, 2020

Here at Pretty Lane we believe that our stories are meant to inspire others. There are so many survivors whose testimonies deserve to be shared and celebrated. We value their courage, strength and perseverance. We say thank you and we support you always.

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January 21, 2020

Who says style has to be boring in the winter? Not I. You can stay warm and serve looks at the same time. Winter fashion requires layered pieces, boots and booties that are to die for, and a personal favorite of mine, SWEATSHIRTS. Our Faith over Fear hoodie and sweatsh...

October 24, 2019

"How you make others feel about themselves, says a lot about you." - Unknown 

What better way to spend a COZEy Sunday afternoon than dressing up, sipping on coconut flavored tea and tasting a variety of miniature delectable pastries at High Tea? This High Tea was more s...

October 2, 2018

When you're young, you never believe that bad things will happen to you, but there I was with a lump in my breast. I went to my mother immediately in concern. From there the anxiety settled in for the both of us. How long had this been here, unnoticed? What was it? Cou...

January 4, 2018

 If you're reading this post, you've made it to 2018. Cheers! We've celebrated, prayed, hugged loved ones, and wrote our goals. Now its back to the real. I'll keep it short and sweet. 

Another reality check has caused me to do a bit of self-reflection. Ho...

December 21, 2017