Shawnda McNeal’s Handpicked and Custom Designed Apparel, Accessories & Home Decor

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I'm like, really excited. Ever since I was a teeny weeny lil' girl there have been three things I've wanted to do with my life. Become a mommy Make it to a major radio market Be a Fashion Designer Mark down a check on the mommy front. Because of the endo I really only got one shot at that, but we did it! ;) Checkmate on major market radio. Just over 18 years of … [Read more...]

4 Dadtastic Father’s Day Gifts For 4 Types of Dads

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Every year I ask my husband what he wants for Father's Day and every year he says the same thing... "...Ummm. I don't care. Just hang out with you guys." Horse-poo, David. I know you want something. You're a Taurus and an ENFP, you like spending money, you like buying things, you like toys. Most of our guys are like this too, right? Boys like toys. Nothing wrong … [Read more...]

Your Easter Candy May Be Toxic, Here’s How To Fix That

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Toxic Easter candy?! "Where in the heck do you get your candy, lady?!" I know you thought it. Unless you're totally tuned into the toxic free movement, there is no other response I'd expect you to have. Truth is though, there are some 80,000 chemicals used in manufacturing today and over 90% haven't even been tested. Think about that. … [Read more...]

Quick Movie Review: Magic Mike

[dropcap] I [/dropcap] don't get excited about a lot of things...especially movies.  Especially these days when the only movies I'm seeing star a Lion as the main character. That is until the release date of "Magic Mike" was announced. Within the first two seconds of the first preview and I knew I wanted to see it. I went as far as planning a full on GNO, changing my cover … [Read more...]

It’s All About the Mix: Shawnda McNeal’s Cardio Mix

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I'm often asked how I stay fit. Well, I love to run. I've been a runner my whole life and seems to be the only thing that keeps me sane. BUT, as much as I love to run, I couldn't get through a cardio work out without the perfect "cardio mix." And even then, there are no shortcuts. I've discovered that you can't simply copy off someone else's playlist. I've tried. You have … [Read more...]