Lover of words, flowers, and anything sweet, Tamara has a passion for writing. When she is not ghostwriting romance novels and short stories, she is usually reading romance novels or watching Hallmark Channel movies. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Tamara is also a licensed Esthetician and freelance makeup artist and spent twelve years working as a licensed clinical social worker in Atlanta.
A mother of two; a twelve year old son and a five year old daughter, Tamara is an avid Baltimore Ravens fan who also loves watching boxing and MMA. She is also a blogger at Huffington Post .
~”Being a woman is one of the greatest gifts in the world. Giving love to others is the other.”
Follow her on IG @bmorepeach and Twitter @tamaragrant26
Born in Chicago, Illinois and Lisa became a Georgia Peach when her family moved to Atlanta, Georgia when she was 8 years old. The youngest of three sisters, Lisa attended West Georgia University but finished her degree in Psychology at the University of Phoenix. A divorced mom of two kids; a son who is 20 and a daughter who is 16 years old, Lisa is all about her family and having fun. She loves to travel and shop and she loves sports, especially football. She is always looking for new creative events to attend and experience with her family.
~”God has brought me from low to high times and I give him all the glory over my life. I am an open book and I believe my calling is to help others through modern counseling techniques.”
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Hilda is truly an inspiration to those in her community as she has been a living example of what it means to take control of one’s life and live life to the fullest. Hilda knows all too well the challenges involved with balancing her role as a mother and career professional. After sixteen years of putting others first and herself last, she made a decision that changed her life tremendously. On New Year’s Eve 2011, she made a commitment to take care of herself – mind, body, and spirit. As a result of her hard work and dedication, Hilda achieved phenomenal weight loss success. She lost 40 pounds in 15 months, dropping from a size 14 to a size 6.
Passionate. Committed. Dynamic. These are just a few words that describe Hilda’s work and life mission to inspire others toward living a life full of happiness and vitality. Today, she is truly living an awesome life and positively impacts hundreds of men and women each year. As a college professor, Hilda challenges students to explore how they can improve their lives.
Hilda lives in Atlanta, GA with her children, Marquis, Corey, and Alana. Her eldest son, Adrian, is a college freshman at Georgia State University. She loves a great red wine, yoga, and great company.
~“The day will come when the risk to remain tight in a bud is more painful than the risk it takes to blossom.”
Follow her on IG @hildafields
Crystal is a native of Chicagoland. She’s a lover of poetry, writing, and live entertainment. Crystal is a Financial Services Representative by day and writer by night.
A double Wildcat with an undergraduate in Communications and a Masters of Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. Crystal is passionate about sharing tips on Integrated Marketing on www.crys2sana.com.
Crystal is well known for being a great listener and lover of storytelling. In her leisure time, she loves to take long walks and play with her dog Chico.
Follow her on Twitter @TousanaC
Dawn is a Chicago native who holds down a day job, two brilliant Black boys, and a marriage of 15 years to her writer/feminist husband. When she’s not trying to catch up on sleep, she writes about race, class, gender, and representation in the media to the sounds of Prince on her ever expanding playlist.
Follow Dawn on Twitter @washingdawn
Pam is a quirky Georgia Peach who struggles daily for her right to be selfish, fearless, and carefree. A single mother of a 25 year old man-child, she is also a friend, mentor, cheerleader, and coach. In her free time she frets over her on again off again relationship with fitness, attends wine tastings, festivals and various other random things to get her out of her comfort zone. She has a self esteem blog and is a tarot/angel card reader.
Pam is extremely excited to be a contributing writer and will share perspectives of her process of healing from a broken heart, love, low self esteem and a fight to unapologetic about who she is.
She also will occasionally refer to her alter ego Penelope. Penelope smokes weed, cusses, talks trash, and will occasionally show up when she Pam is not being true to herself.
We welcome them both!
Official Blog Photographer
Teal Gordon is a student at Georgia State University pursuing a degree in photography. Born in South Florida, she moved to Atlanta to go to school and continue branching out her career as a photographer. Her interests range from fashion to conceptual contemporary art. Aside from photography, Teal is engaged in writing as well as looking for ways to incorporate art into how children learn and develop.