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HOTEL REVIEW: Our stop in Downers Grove, IL - Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels

Comfort Inn, 70 Gore Rd. W, Morris, IL 60450
It's the middle of January and we stopped in Morris, IL for a night as we continued to travel for our business.
Although I frequent Peoria quite a bit, this was the first time that I visited this particular Choice Property. As most of you know, I am a Diamond Elite Member with Choice and stay with them at least once a week during my business travels. I really like Peoria. It's the birthplace of Richard Pryor, the largest city that sits on the beautiful Illinois River, the headquarters to Caterpillar, Inc. (and their museum) and The home of "The Spirit of Peoria" paddle wheel riverboat. My favorite place is the Riverwalk that is the location of local festivals, restaurants, shops, and museums.


See my review of the hotel below:

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HOTEL REVIEW: Our stop in Mifflinville, PA - Comfort Inn Mifflinville/Bloomsburg by Choice Hotels

Comfort Inn Mifflinville/Bloomsburg, 488 West Third Street, Mifflinville, PA 18631
This past week, I had the pleasure of staying at one of the choice properties that really lived up to the reviews online. I always check out reviews at Google, TripAdvisor, and Choice before making a selection on which properties I'll stay at while traveling for work.

I left the snow filled streets of Atlanta, GA for the snow capped mountain tops of Pennesylvania and I couldn't have been more elated to walk into the warmth of the Comfort Inn Mifflinville - Bloomsbur. I was greeted by a friendly and chipper young lady at the front desk and such a beautiful and grand Christmas tree that caused me to smile with the Christmas spirit that we all share.

After checking in, I headed to my room which was conveniently located right there on the first floor, near the front entrance. I am usually skeptical about rooms with this placement because there tends to be more noise but during my stay, I…

Check Me Out!! I am a featured guest on The Elite Society of Ambitious Moms Summit

Hey there Corner Clique!! I am so excited and honored to share with you that I am a featured guest on The Elite Society of Ambitious Moms Summit!! I became familiar with the summit earlier this year, in February, as it is a bi-annual event and the value that I received during my experience pushed my business goals into overdrive!! The information shared was so valuable and motivational that it was just what I needed to push my to-do list into overdrive so that I could start achieving some things that I'd set out to do during the year. Check out the description below to see how the creator explains the experience! If you think this is something you may be interested in, you can get your free virtual pass at bit.ly/MomsSummitTameka 





The purpose of the Ambitious Moms Summit is to help women intentionally design a life of happiness, abundance, freedom and everything else their heart desires.   This mega bi-annual online conference has brought together 25+ of the most influential women …
Have you heard of this amazing service from Amazon called "FreeTime Unlimited" for kids? It has been a God-send in our household, is much better than television time for our daughter, and has helped with her learning and keeps her entertained. I absolutely love it and don't know what we'd do without it! Check out some of the cool features below and click on the graphic if you'd like to try your first month absolutely FREE!!!

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is an all-in-one subscription for kids that offers unlimited access to thousands of kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games.

One thing is for sure, it definitely beats downloading individual apps, games, and episodes, one-by-one!!


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• Promote reading and math with educational apps and thousands of books
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Tameka's AVON Product Of The Day - Anew Power Serum

Tameka's AVON Product Of The DayAnew Power Serum
Take your anti-aging skin care routine to the next level with the Anew Power Serum. This firming and smoothing serum is based on Nobel prize winning research which resulted in the product to detect and repair visible skin damage. Advance boost technology works to hydrate your skin, smooth visible roughness and wrinkles, and return firmness to your face. It's so effective that 93% of women agree that it dramatically improved skin's appearance.* Anew Power Serum is a great complement to your current skin care routine and works well with moisturizers. 1 fl. oz.

BENEFITS • Anti-aging serum complements moisturizers to hydrate, smooth, and firm skin
• Advance Boost Technology helps diminish fine lines and wrinkles while increasing skin's natural radiance
• Dramatically improves skin's overall appearance
• Hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic
• Allergy-tested and dermatologist-tested
• Suitable for sensitive skin

TO US…

BLOGMAS Day 01 - 10 Women-Owned, Minority Small Businesses to support during the holidays!!

Happy December Corner Clique!!!
I can't believe that the year is almost over!! It's like 2017 flew right by us. It's been a year full of ups and down, curves and loops, and thankfully growth and blessings!! This was my second full year in business for my newest business venture and it was a doozie. They say that it takes about 3 years to really get a brand new business off the ground, so I'm looking forward to next year being the charm and hitting m sweet spot in that venture. My other businesses are moving along well, but I must admit, I've neglected them a bit in order to give my full focus to my less established venture. But luckily, they can pretty much sustain themselves, for the time being.
Speaking of business, I decided to make my first Blogmas post about some of my favorite Minority, women-owned businesses. They are listed in no particular order and all offer something very special to the world. They all have products and services that are the best in the…

Tameka's AVON Product Of The Day - Skin So Soft Bonus-Size Original Bath Oil

TAMEKA'S FEATURED PRODUCT OF THE DAY: Skin So Soft Bonus-Size Original Bath Oil It's America's favorite bath oil*, and sure to be yours, too! Pamper yourself with Skin So Soft Original Bath Oil. This jojoba infused luxury bath oil helps your skin and mind with its uplifting botanical and herbal scent. Stay radiant by using our moisturizing bath oil during your bath and shower. Take your skin from dry to soft, smooth, and touchable with Skin So Soft moisture locking formula. Keep your skin hydrated longer with the larger 25 fl. oz. bottle!

BENEFITS• Luxury bath oil leaves skin feeling amazingly soft
• Smoothes dry skin without irritation
• Fresh scent awakens and soothes your mind and body
• Contains jojoba oil
• Fresh herbal scent

TO USE • Add a small amount of oil to full bath and allow to disperse or apply to arms and legs, or wherever needed after bathing

GLAMOUR says:
"This bath oil smells wonderful, and after adding a tablespoon to my bath, I was instantly …

Tameka's AVON Product Of The Day - Anew Clinical Eye Lift Pro Dual Eye System

TAMEKA'S FEATURED PRODUCT OF THE DAY: Anew Clinical Eye Lift Pro Dual Eye System
Eyes need a lift? See a dramatic lift in 7 days. With upper eye/brow bone gel and under-eye cream, eyes feel tighter and lifted, and under-eye shadows are visibly reduced. Formulated with injectable-grade arginine* and other skin tightening ingredients. 0.66 total fl. oz.

BENEFITS • Makes eyelids feel weightless and younger
• Keeps eyes looking wide awake
• Reduces the appearance of crow's feet and the look of eyelid sagging
• Reshapes the contours of the eye area
• Upper Eye and Brow Bone Gel: Infused with Injectable-grade arginine* and firming Polymer
• Hypoallergenic
• Suitable for sensitive skin
• Allergy-tested, dermatologist-tested, ophthalmologist-tested

TO USETwice daily, apply gel to eyelid and brow bone area; apply cream to under eye area, including upper cheekbone.

*This is a cosmetic product for external use only. Follow usage instructions on product packaging.

Made in USA
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Tameka's AVON Product Of The Day - Moisture Therapy Bonus-Size Intensive Healing & Repair Body Lotion

Tameka's AVON Product Of The DayMoisture Therapy Bonus-Size Intensive Healing & Repair Body LotionTreat your skin the way it deserves with Moisture Therapy Intensive Healing & Repair Body Lotion. This bonus size container holds 33.8 fl oz of relief for rough or dry skin. Hydraboost Technology supplements your skin's natural oils to moisturize sensitive skin for 22 hours. If you suffer from red or irritated skin, this non-irritating body lotion reduces the effects.

BENEFITS • Non-irritating body lotion reduces redness, smoothes roughness, and moisturizes skin
• Unscented lotion is ideal for sensitive skin
• Fragrance-free
• Hypoallergenic
• Dermatologically tested

TO USE 
• Pump desired amount into hand and apply liberally over body when needed

Made in USA
http://www.YourAvon.com/TamekaHorton

Tameka's AVON Product Of The Day - Avon Beauty To Go 8 piece Gift Set

Tameka's AVON Product Of The DayAvon Beauty To Go 8 piece Gift Set
Not home for the holidays? No problem. Pack your favorite beauties to go in the train case for effortless looks while traveling.

Avon Beauty To Go 8-piece collection includes:
• Festive train case
• Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Day Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 25
• Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Night Cream
• Anew Ultimate Supreme Advanced Performance Crème
• Avon True Color Nourishing Lipstick in Berry Sangria
• Avon True Color SuperExtend Nourishing Mascara in Black
• Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad in Mocha Latte
• Rare Pearls Eau de Parfum
http://www.YourAvon.com/TamekaHorton

Plant Based Eating Plan - Day 2 (11/21)

I started off my morning with my Detox Tea!! YYYYYEEEEAAAA for making it to Day 2! LOL Hey, celebrate the little victories. :-)

I was a little bit more cautious this morning because yesterday, I got a slight headache between breakfast and lunch. I am trying to determine if it's the natural process of the detox (I'm on Day 3 of drinking detox tea, even though it's only Day 2 of the eating plan) or if it's the plant-based diet. It wasn't anything that inhibited me from going about my daily activities. I still went to the gym and did some work from home for my business. It was actually more annoying then anything. It wasn't painful like how headaches typically can be so we'll see how it goes today.

I had some meetings this morning so I prepared my travel cup and jumped in the car to start my day. 
Today was also a horrible water day. I didn't get started on my water until well into the afternoon and that is never good. Drinking your daily allowance…

Plant-Based Eating Plan - Day 1 (11/20)

So today, I felt pretty good and pretty optimistic. It's Day 1 so I felt prepared and ready to do this!!

I woke up and had my detox tea. I used some "Sugar In The Raw" but I plan to head to the store today for some Agave. Although I've never bought any personally, I've heard such wonderful things about it. I'm looking forward to seeing what my agave choices are.

After getting some work done, I decided to make me a salad for lunch. I've always been a fan of salad so I don't have any problems eating them multiple times, and for multiple meals. See the ingredient list below to check out what I put in today's salad. I hate having to use canned beans but I just don't have the time to soak my beans and such. But I did make sure to get the "no salt added" variety. I also was not too sure if I could have those olives but I tore them up anyway, LOL.


What you don't see in this picture is that the rest of my family in my house decided to come…

Plant-Based Eating Plan - Meal Prep (11/19) - 1 Week Trial

Hey Corner Clique!!

So it's mid November and while Thanksgiving and Christmas are still approaching, I have my eyes set on another upcoming holiday....... New Years Eve!!


Living away from my family means that there are some years when I am unable to go home for the holidays. This usually happens especially if it's the holiday season before our big family reunions, which happen every three years. This coming summer, we will be headed to Sacramento, California for our big gathering!!

I guess that brings me to my why..... I hope this doesn't sound shallow but..... I really want to wear (and look good in) a sequin dress for New Years Eve. Not just this year, but year after year, after year, after year, after year..............................Let's be real, sequin can be very unforgiving, it's just not one of those fabrics that everyone loves. But it can be so beautiful and festive during this time of year. Sequin makes me happy!! :-) Therefore, I'm going to work ha…