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Over the years, fathers have evolved. Now there’s the minimalist millennial Dad who has class and style. He likes to keep things simple but has the expectation that his gifts will be both practical and extraordinary in an understated way. Show your love and appreciation for the special man in your life by gifting him these wonderful gifts that he can put to great use.


“Onward and Upward, in a spiritual sense, means that I keep pressing on toward the mark. Come what may, in spite of all adversity, I look to the hills from which comes my help. Then, I confidently and boldly climb higher and higher.” — Leslie E. Royal

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Onward and Upward with Leslie E. Royal, presented by Ashro, is a popular video series spotlighting nationally renowned African American women who are making an EXCEPTIONAL difference in their global and local community. Season 2, featuring 12 notable women, just wrapped up and it was a blast!

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Be Runway Ready When Visiting this Posh Property for Guests Who Like to See and be Seen!

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As you stroll through the revolving doors of Hotel Colee, you will discover a distinctive boutique property with exquisite features and splendid accents. The first Autograph Collection Hotel to grace the Buckhead community has a warm, welcoming vibe synonymous with the hospitality of the South. …


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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is a popular destination spot for travelers from around the world. It has beautiful beaches, exceptional golf courses, lovely resorts, and of course, excellent restaurants. When you visit this low country locale, you certainly want to dine at the finest eateries featuring the most flavorful, delectable cuisine. These unique and distinctive restaurants fit the bill as they keep visitors coming back for more.


This Splendid Haven Along Inviting Beaches of the Low Country Captivates Global Visitors

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If you desire to escape to a superb tropical oasis of beauty and splendor, search no further than The Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa along the stunning coast of South Carolina. Boasting private sandy beaches, picturesque Palmetto trees, scenic ocean views at panoramic angles, and luxury accommodations fit for a head of state, you’ll delight in a celestial luxury vacation experience you won’t soon forget.


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These distinctive gifts will show that you put special thought into expressing your love for her.

Mother’s Day is such a special time of the year. You get an opportunity to honor the vivacious women in your life in a uniquely tangible way. Whether she is your mother, grandmother, wife, daughter, aunt, sister, or mother figure, you want to give her a present that she will truly cherish.


Send These Considerate Congratulatory Presents to Loved Ones Who Have Gotten Shots

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This past year has been a challenging one in the United States and abroad. But with the increasing availability of the COVID-19 vaccine, many individuals see hope over the horizon. Getting vaccinated is certainly worth celebrating. If you would like to treat yourself or special people in your life to a nice gift after getting that shot in the arm, consider these unique products.


The Dopest Chef curates delightfully delicious, elevated experiences that tantalize the palate.

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It is rare that one meets an inspiring, kindhearted, caring, and insightful soul who is equally brilliant and exceptional at all that he or she does. When you meet Ta-Tanisha Snead, you find her to be exactly that person. Affectionately known as “Chef Ta-Ta” and “The Dopest Chef”, she is indeed a bright light of innovation and originality. And once she introduces herself to you and warmly invites you into her artistic space, you realize you are in the presence of greatness.


From the Minimalist to the Most, These Thoughtful Gifts Are Sure to Wow Your Sweetheart.

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Romantics around the world look forward to this extraordinary day in which Cupid draws back his bow and allows his arrow to spread abundantly throughout the universe of love. This Valentine’s Day treat those you cherish to something really special. Whether for your partner, parents, children, friends, or colleagues, you are surely looking to shower them with something quite unique. Some favor an understated gesture of love while others have the expectation that you will go all out. …


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There are several festive holidays and celebrations that are important to African American people. One such celebration, complete with a great culinary feast, gift-giving, love, and sharing of knowledge and empowerment, is called Kwanzaa. Created in 1966 by Maulana Karenga and celebrated from December 26 through January 1, Kwanzaa honors African heritage and African American culture. For seven days, there is a focus on the seven core principles. Seven distinguished women share what Kwanzaa means to them and how they and their families will carry out its seven core tenets.

Nguzo Saba — The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa

1. Umoja

Leslie E. Royal

Leslie E. Royal is an author, international freelance writer, product review expert, and global travel journalist. Follow her @LesliesLane — www.LesliesLane.com

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