Archive for the ‘Southern Joie de Vivre’ Category

My Week After The Job… + Giveaway

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Hey Y’all Last week was a whirlwind; like most women, I was a mom, daughter, event planner, and on TV….well, sometimes us girls get to be on TV, too. It was a phenomenal adventure I shall never forget! Friday night was so special to me. Honestly, I’d not been surrounded by so many friends and […]

Jann Got “The Job” (Press Release)

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Press Release by Veleka Finch On the night of February 8, surrounded by more than 200 of her closest family and friends, Jann Robinson was keeping a secret. The Birmingham small business owner, a widow and mother of six children, was about to win a national TV contest that would change her life. All those […]

I’m on The Job! + A Giveaway!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Hey Y’all- Thank you so much for your friendship and continued support.  It’s the cards, prayers, and smiles that have given me hope and strength to venture out to capture my dreams. I am so excited about the opportunity of being on CBS’s THE JOB! Being swept off to NYC and competing for an amazing […]


Monday, January 21st, 2013

MLK Day is such a poignant call to service and declaration to our nation.

Culinary Living Update

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

  Hey, y’all! How are things in your world?  I am excited with the completion of my new website.  It has been many, many months in the creation stages, but we feel that we have a great site now to move forward with my personal branding. The site is full of information about the many […]

Disaster Relief in Alabama

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

  UPDATE: Disaster Response 2011 Spring Storms With winds up to 80 miles per hour, the recent band of tornadoes on Friday, April 15 left a trail of destruction across the state of Alabama, after it pummeled Oklahoma, Arkansas and Mississippi. After tornadoes touched down in at least 6 different counties, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley […]

Tricks of the Mind

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

  Don’t start believing the ‘stories’ that your mind tells you about the not-so-pleasant events in your life. If you add energy and faith to those stories, you begin to play it out in your reality when really, it was all in your head. Don’t attach a STORY to the events of your life.  It […]

Gone With the Wind

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

  I am watching Andrew Young Presents on Fox6. It speaks of the friendship of Dr. Mays of Morehouse college and Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind. I have always been a lover of Gone With the Wind. The story of author Margaret Mitchell has brought me to tears. Her benevolence to Morehouse […]

Guys, It’s Almost Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 14th, 2011

  OK guys, I am giving out Valentine Day gift advice to guys who just don’t know what to buy or not to buy for Valentine’s Day. Buying lingerie as a gift for her is actually a gift to you, not her. If you have that, you’d better have something else bigger, better, and a […]

Auburn Connection

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

  I am traveling down to cover the big celebration in Auburn on Saturday!  I am creating a trailer for a tv show I’m co-producing and I would love to identify some wonderful and interesting people when there.  This will be shot in full HD, it will look absolutely awesome!  This is no play-time interview […]